When the prospect of death comes close, we learn that life is precious.
October 1, 2013
How God's power is made perfect in weakness.
October 1, 2013
After fleeing her own broken life, Sarah Thebarge learned to see God's image in her refugee neighbors.
May 28, 2013
The recovering crack addict and baseball superstar knows he's special, but it's a special that cuts two ways.
June 15, 2011
But our response as Christians must be marked by knowledge of our own depravity.
May 2, 2011
There is a reason Good Friday is called good, and why we can be thankful when God forsakes us.
April 21, 2011
Why evangelicals have taken such an interest in idols.
March 24, 2011
Many 2010 movies echo the recurrent theme of Scripture.
February 9, 2011
We should not lose this moment for moral reflection and renewal.
January 24, 2011
Why some people may want to abandon New Year's resolutions as soon as possible.
January 6, 2011
Seventy times seven? I can barely forgive some corrupt clergy once.
October 22, 2010
The wife of NFL quarterback Brett Favre speaks about her faith amid suffering.
October 21, 2010
Meeting God in the mystery of grief.
October 5, 2010
Finding your way back to Jesus-shaped spirituality.
August 25, 2010
Christians gave Albert Camus good reasons not to believe. He gave me a reason to return to faith.
August 25, 2010
Why every Christian is called to rescue orphans.
July 2, 2010
How the birds mired in the Gulf oil spill teach us to properly grieve.
June 9, 2010
Woes and blessings of the oil spill.
June 1, 2010
The man behind the National Prayer Breakfast explains his original intent for his organization.
May 13, 2010
How biblical faith can help us discover who we are in an age of self obsession.
April 20, 2010
Acknowledging the mystery of pain.
April 12, 2010
Why neither worm theology nor worth theology will do.
April 1, 2010
One difference between the therapeutic gospel and the liberating gospel.
March 18, 2010
A book helping churches respond to an issue we'd rather not think about.
February 11, 2010
Why it's crucial to recognize how little we're being transformed.
January 21, 2010
We can't see God clearly without Jesus. O come, Emmanuel.
December 18, 2009
Thoughts while sitting beside my brother as his brain and body failed.
September 14, 2009
The meaning of evangelical scandals—including our own.
July 30, 2009
Remembering Haggard's sin — and ours.
January 30, 2009
We can't defeat evil in the world without facing the evil in ourselves.
October 15, 2008
Why defeat at the hands of God is magnificent.
July 16, 2008
Why I sometimes wish I was an alcoholic.
May 27, 2008
More and more, Christian men are admitting they've been caught in a vicious cycle.
March 7, 2008
It doesn't hurt to listen to what non-Christians think of us.
December 12, 2007
Assuming that things go wrong, even in the church.
October 5, 2007
The church seems to be an embarrassment to everyone except its Lord.
July 26, 2007
A young organization models what it might mean to be the church in a suffering world.
February 9, 2007
What do you do when your pastor--or your entire denomination--strays?
January 16, 2007
There is something worse than misery and death.
September 1, 2006
The Olympics is symbolic, but not of world peace.
February 16, 2006