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Losing the Weight of New Year’s Resolutions
This year, I’m letting God write my resolutions.
The Problem with Self-Esteem
God offers a better way.
Glimpses of Grace in the Films of the Coen Brothers
Beyond their penchant for the macabre, the directors’ films also display transcendent hope.
God Is Not Out to Get You Subscriber access only
The Lord delights in you and sings over you. Can you believe it?
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Preaching Grace Rather Than To-Do Lists
When we share five ways to be a better parent, what are we communicating about the gospel?
How Grandparenting Redeemed Our Family Subscriber access only
This Father’s Day, I celebrate my parents’ choice to move close to my kids.
Living in the Fullness of Salvation
We should never forget the present reality of salvation.
Playing Through the Shadow of Death Subscriber access only
A recent video game invites us into a family tragedy—and offers a glimmer of hope.
Let's Stop Adding ‘Yeah, But’ to Simple Declarations of Grace
Sometimes grace needs to take an uninterrupted victory lap through our lives.
Why I Preach Grace-Filled Sermons Subscriber access only
Your congregation needs rest, not a “to-do” list.
Matt Chandler: ‘You Create Your Own Treadmills’ Subscriber access only
An interview on applying grace to yourself.
David Was a Rapist, Abraham Was a Sex Trafficker Subscriber access only
What we miss when we downgrade Old Testament abuse stories to sexual peccadilloes.
Maze Runner to God
Wrong turns and dead ends punctuated by unexpected grace.
Judging Who Is Worthy—and Who Is Not Subscriber access only
Exploring grace and merit in reality TV’s "The Briefcase."
A Black and White Response Subscriber access only
What can a white pastor do in response to racial crisis?
6 Things I've Learned Hanging Out with Addicts Subscriber access only
Stepping out to the margins blew up my ministry.
Jesus Is Better Than War Subscriber access only
The testimony of a former anti-Muslim combat junkie.
All Good Things Must Come to an End
Every ending is a new beginning.
Seeing Red: A Picture of Grace
How God’s great grace blots out our sin.
Meet the Christian Video-Game Makers Subscriber access only
How games with an empathetic twist are becoming a subgenre in the industry.