4 Steps to Set an Example of Generosity for Kids

Parents want to raise generous kids. We desire our children to be giving individuals who care about and share with others. After all, none of us are...

How to Refresh When the World Makes You Weary

Early in March, the prevailing thought was that we’d all be back in buildings for church services by May. Very few expected the COVID pandemic to go this...

Why I’m Hopeful Even in the Midst of This Crazy Year

The upside-down Kingdom in a world turning upside down.

How We Overthink Following the Will of God

God's will is not as mysterious as we make it out to be.

Would Jesus Say ‘Black Lives Matter’?

With the death of George Floyd, another black life has been taken in cold blood. And once again, there is lament and protest, but we must ask...

What to Do When Friends Leave Your Church

Recently, I had two painful experiences with friends. One is leaving our church because I am too conservative on an issue, and another threatened to leave because...

What’s Wrong With the World?

This series of articles (Read Part 1) contends that the Bible is set in the land of wild things. That is, the Bible is more fantastical—beautiful, dangerous...

Why Many Churches Seem to Operate in Their Own Power

It seems to me that many churches operate more in their own ability than they do in God’s power. The evidence, particularly of North American churches, is...

Why Overcoming Envy Is About Where You Turn

How do you respond when you feel dissatisfied?

6 Tips to Plan a Memorable Summer With Your Kids

Summer is here and yet, many of us feel like we have already had summer because our kids have been home from school or daycare for months...