Topic: Christian Life

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The Joy of Forgiveness

November 16, 2015
I heard Corrie ten Boom talk once of meeting a sadistically cruel guard from the death camp Ravensbrück, where she'd been a prisoner. As you read her account of this meeting, marvel at the Messiah's grace, and His empowerment to His people to extend that grace to others.

When Social Media Become Addictive

November 9, 2015
There’s Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram, Google+, LinkedIn…there’s nothing wrong with any of these. Used selectively and wisely, in moderation, they can accomplish a good purpose. But when social media and online time is out of control, it can become an addiction—just like anything else. 

John Piper on the Best of Times, the Worst of Times

September 18, 2015
Rather than despairing about the difficulties, or remaining blissfully ignorant of them, we’re to trust that God is sovereignly at work in both the good and bad, and to seek to be salt and light in the places He’s put us.

Pourquoi Randy Alcorn a décidé de dire non à 99% des invitations

September 16, 2015
Avant, je disais non à 95% des demandes de prédications, de conférences ou des demandes du type « allons boire un verre » ou « est-ce que tu pourrais lire mon livre? » Maintenant, c’est plus de 99% du temps. La réponse standard que mon assistant envoie est une formule que j’ai trouvée il y a plus de 15 ans: « Randy doit dire non à la grande majorité des bonnes occasions pour pouvoir dire oui aux très rares opportunités que Dieu veut qu’il saisisse. »  


September 11, 2015
I’m an insulin-dependent diabetic. Without a doubt, the greatest lesson I’ve learned through it is to depend not on myself, but God.

Why Are Anti-Judgmental People So Judgmental?

August 28, 2015
There’s a growing trend I’ve noticed and have become concerned about: namely, that people who are anti-judgmental are SO judgmental of anyone else they perceive to be passing judgment. One, they’re often wrong; two, they’re just as harsh as those they condemn and continuously assume the worst.

Why an Eternal Perspective Changes Everything

July 10, 2015
Most of us see no further than the horizons of this world. To correct our shortsightedness, God prescribes a vision correction that allows us to look through the lens of eternity. 

The Modern Man’s Cycles of Laziness

July 6, 2015
God intends men to grow up, accept responsibilities, and mature spiritually. Once we understand the problems of immaturity and laziness, both in our own lives and our families, we can better address them.