As you know, I’m writing a new book with the working title How to Speak Truth to People Who Don’t Want to Hear (or How to Be Right Without Being […]
Jesus came to us when we couldn’t come to him. Jesus loved us when we couldn’t love him. Jesus gave us life when we couldn’t get it for ourselves.
How can we possibly believe in the actual resurrection of Christ? How do we know it even happened at all? The implications, either way, are earth shattering.
A little blonde girl stood perfectly still in a beautiful white dress, tears streaming down her soft pink cheeks, falling gently into a basket filled with petals. She quietly watched […]
I think that is a particular malady of old men…especially old men like me with ADD. Boredom has in it a touch of cynicism and a dash of not caring. […]
In 1955, The Ed Sullivan Show was one of the most popular television programs in America. Those of us born in the age of cable, let alone the age of […]
It isn’t that we aren’t doing things right, that we aren’t trying, that we don’t care. It isn’t that we have ignored God’s commandments or been unfaithful to Christ; it […]
The other day a friend told me about his divided family—an atheist brother, a sister married to a woman nobody in the family likes, and a stepsister with kids who […]
I have an “open door” policy at Key Life but with a closed door. There’s a lot of noise in our office (we are, after all, a media ministry), a […]
A Christian philosophy of boldness should include the believer’s rights. In fact, it would be incomplete without a list of believer’s rights. I used to teach that a believer has […]
We all identify with the story of the prodigal son. It’s about repentance, sin and return. As Christians, it applies to us. We aren’t excused. We can’t separate ourselves from […]
Are you ever surprised by Jesus? What about irritated by him? Do you find yourself sometimes thinking that a Messiah, well, simply ought to be different? If not, then you’re […]
I asked him what he meant by “kicker.” My friend explained that a “kicker” was a hidden agenda. “Sometimes,” he said, “I get the feeling that the only reason Christians […]
…I’ve been feeling a bit differently. It may be indigestion, but I think it’s the Holy Spirit. I’ve been thinking a lot about the lost and why they are so […]
It’s perhaps the most dangerous of all human sins. And we’re guilty of it. Five characteristics of self-righteousness: