Singing is a forgotten—but essential—spiritual discipline.
June 6, 2013
Christian formation means shaping our loves, says Jamie Smith, not just educating our minds.
May 24, 2013
He wrote and taught like no one else on the 'with-God life.'
May 8, 2013
But one way or another, God will point you to the place where your gifts can serve his people.
April 26, 2013
Three leading Christians on growing in Christ.
March 12, 2013
And why—after plunging into depression—Saddleback's pastor now pushes spiritual habits through 'The Power of Habit' concept.
August 10, 2012
Don't fast for a cause, but to shape your soul.
March 29, 2012
The one divine 'law' that tells us to stop striving for transformation.
March 16, 2012
There is really only one 'lesson' I've learned in the penitential season.
February 22, 2012
How to address our anxiety about losing the next generation.
December 7, 2011
Introducing the magazine's new five-year teaching venture.
December 2, 2011
New strategies for interpreting Scripture turn out to be not so new—and deepen our life in Christ.
October 7, 2011
Youth ministry sees the return of reasons.
August 31, 2011
The governor of Oregon explains how he regards the Scriptures.
August 8, 2011
Recovering the lost art of Scripture memorization.
January 26, 2011
Gratefulness is not exotic or sophisticated, but it can change your life.
July 22, 2009
It's a tangible, bodily thing.
April 8, 2009
"If ever I get to the place where the Bible becomes to me a book without meaning, without power, and without the ability to reprove and rebuke my own heart, then my ministry will be over."
October 28, 2008
Formal accountability has been a core part of church life from its earliest days.
October 15, 2007
When I entered motherhood, my traditional spiritual life became impossible.
May 21, 2007
The Lost Virtue of Happiness says happiness comes from pursuing goodness, not pleasure.
February 8, 2007
Two books that make a delightful difference.
December 21, 2006
A Guide to the Christian Practice of Contemplation
November 13, 2006
Prayer sometimes feels like a hug and a stranglehold at the same time.
October 20, 2006
Scripture provides more than easy slogans and soft platitudes about welcoming foreigners.
September 20, 2006
Why we need to really die before we can really live.
September 1, 2006
How to win over enemies and influence people.
June 1, 2006
Reading God's Word need not take an eternity, say publishers of speedy Bibles.
March 13, 2006
What 147 elk taught me about prayer.
March 1, 2006
Many people want more than knowledge about God—they want transformation, says Adele Ahlberg Calhoun. But they don't know where to start.
February 3, 2006
How to resist the demons that accompany influence and savvy.
February 1, 2006
Discovering God's time-management.
February 1, 2006
Christianity is more than an event, an experience, or a set of beliefs.
November 14, 2005
Richard Foster and Dallas Willard on the newly published Renovare Spiritual Formation Bible.
September 19, 2005
Would a Protestant form of monasticism help liberate evangelicalism from its cultural captivity?
September 2, 2005
The daily gift of new life
August 19, 2005
A convert to Orthodoxy reconsiders evangelicalism.
August 12, 2005
Learning to be with God in solitude allows us to be Godly in community.
June 13, 2005
It was the failures of my sexual history that brought me to see it as sin.
May 13, 2005