The Christian gospel is the story of a God who breaks the rules of plausibility—often when we least expect it and in ways we could never have predicted.
When our souls, like Christ’s, are overwhelmed with sorrow to the point of death, we do not necessarily pray like Jesus.
The nature of the church is always to be pressing out to new places and among new peoples as we plant the church afresh in every community.
Augustine was bound in sin and needed to be set free for holy living. This is why conversion cannot be separated from holiness, because this separates the second person of the Trinity from the third person of the Trinity.
As Christians, we’re called to live with our feet firmly planted in two different worlds – heaven and earth.
As Christians seeking to live with convicted civility, we can’t succumb to either one of them. Instead of leaning out, now is the time to lean in with all wisdom, courage, and compassion.
Pete Greig writes an honest book about unanswered prayer to help anyone who is hurting find a little comfort and a few answers.
Love reaches out and touches those who are considered “unclean.” Love reaches out to the person who is different.
If evangelism is just a check-the-box insurance policy paid for with the simple verbalization of a brief prayer, then calling those same people to costly, lifelong obedience in Christ in the days ahead will be a nearly impossible task.