The Bible is not a text to be mastered, but a Word intent on shaping our lives, on mastering us.
Only one astronomical body matches Matthew’s description of the Star perfectly — a comet.
The Death Star and pride? Luke Skywalker and Moses? Star Wars mirrors Scripture more than you think.
We evangelicals need to get beyond what we believe and pay attention to how we believe.
The estranged evangelical pastor on his critics, the Bible, and giving Jesus a fresh hearing.
When we don’t welcome the foreigner, Jesus takes it personally.
How can we stop being seen as judgmental, Bible-thumping, hypocrites?
Is teaching too heady? Preaching overly emotional? Is one better than the other?
Three things pastors can do to avoid emotional, spiritual, relational, and physical burnout.
I resolved to surrender control and allow God to have His way — in and through two cancer diagnoses.
It’s impossible to show the selfless love of Jesus when you’re overcome with fear.
There’s much to be gained when we explore the quirks of sacred scripture.
We need to get rid of these manmade sayings that we try to attribute to Jesus.
Megachurches are just as busted and fumbling as the rest of us — it’s why I love them.
Modern distinctions between happiness and joy are counterintuitive — and unbiblical.
As Christians we must apply our God-given right to rule creation to our daily choices.
A look at how the Bible defines faith, how we know we have it, and why we often lack it.
Banning “blasphemous” books shields deities, dogmas, and political demigods from criticism and scrutiny.
Our cultural ideas of manhood that vary significantly from biblical images of it.