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Strengths and Weaknesses of the Charismatic Movement

The charismatic movement has many strengths and also some weaknesses. Here are several from the perspective of J.I. Packer.

Spiritual Gifts

Thomas Schreiner: What They Are and Why They Matter

Quit Church

Chris Sonksen: Because Your Life Would Be Better If You Did

Share Your Skittles—An Unexpected Lesson on Ownership

All that we have was given to us by God, and that should fuel our generosity. Here's how my daughter taught me that lesson.

Joanne J. Jung: The Lost Discipline of Conversation

Surprising Lessons in Spiritual Formation Drawn from the English Puritans

What Can We Learn About Spiritual Disciplines From the Puritans?

Far from being the killjoys they are made out to be, the Puritans were in touch with the richness of a full-fledged faith.

Redeeming How We Talk

Ken Wytsma and A.J. Swoboda: Discover How Communication Fuels Our Growth, Shapes Our Relationships, and Changes Our Lives

Why We Must Make Our Communication Personal Again

Our communication has become increasingly impersonal and contentious. We need to see the imago Dei in others once again.

Go and Make … Students

Jesus didn't ask us to take on the primary role of others' spiritual development. He is their teacher, we are invited to participate.

Discipled by Jesus

Robert Gelinas: Your Ongoing Invitation to Follow Christ