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Great Is Thy Faithfulness: A Hymn for Ordinary Christians

September 22, 2010
The story behind "Great is Thy Faithfulness" should encourage every Christian who thinks of their life as ordinary. There’s no tragic story (think “It Is Well” by Horatio Spafford) associated with this hymn. It’s just the fruit of a faithful man with a simple faith in a faithful God.

Protecting Purity in a Technological Corinth

September 21, 2010
I used the phrase “technological Corinth” in 1985 when I published my first book, Christians in the Wake of the Sexual Revolution. Corinth was the immoral city in the first century, and 1 and 2 Corinthians refer to all the immorality in the church’s midst. 

Thoughts about Thinking for the Christian

September 10, 2010
My friend Justin Taylor recently posted this on his excellent blog, one of my favorites. I also enjoy Tim Challies's blog, which Justin refers to. Here are some important thoughts about thinking and the Christian life.

Truth and the Mind Matter

September 2, 2010
I'm honored to be one of the Friday seminar speakers for this year's Desiring God National Conference, which has the theme "Think: The Life of the Mind & the Love of God." 

What About Family Planning?

August 31, 2010
In this blog I've included part of a conversation between two Christians who have different viewpoints on the issue of birth control, as well as a link to the complete article