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Five Questions to Ask Yourself Before Posting To Social Media

I was a freshman in college when Facebook came out and I distinctly remember thinking,…

Today’s Devotional: The Struggle Of Surrender

Therefore, I urge you, brothers and sisters, in view of God’s mercy, to offer your…

Three Things to Remember When You’re Tired of Waiting on God

I have no doubt that you have heard people talk about how we live in…

Today’s Devotional: The Patient Promises

Then he continued, “Do not be afraid, Daniel. Since the first day that you set…

Today’s Devotional: Trust Like Jesus

Going a little farther, he fell to the ground and prayed that if possible the…

Here’s How to Ask Someone Out Without Being Creepy

There is nothing creepier than telling a woman God told you, “we should be together!”…

Christians, Don’t Use ‘Authenticity’ as an Excuse to Be a Jerk

Half way into my story, I had a choice to make. How was I going…

Today’s Devotional: The Point of Worship

“Let everything that has breath praise the Lord. Praise the Lord.” (Psalm 150:6) Have you…

Four Ways to Find Your Dream Job

The world has fundamentally changed since the great recession of 2008. In 2013 alone, 77…

Today’s Devotional: I Am Who I Am

God said to Moses, “I am who I am. This is what you are to…

Five Tips for Finding a New Church

I slipped into the service a few minutes after 11 o’clock, weaving my way through…

Today’s Devotional: Elusive Peace

Peace I leave with you; my peace I give you. I do not give to…

What If You Don’t ‘Feel’ the Holy Spirit?

Our perception of power is often cultivated by the world before we ever walk in…

13 Xtreme Tattoos That Aren’t Afraid to Speak Truth

There’s an old saying by some famous saint or something that says, “Preach the Gospel…

Today’s Devotional: God, What Do You Want From Me?

He has shown you, O mortal, what is good.     And what does the Lord require of you?…

Your Calling Doesn’t Define You

I have not written an article in over a year. My keyboard has been silent.…

Today’s Devotional: No Concept Of Holiness

But those who hope in the Lord     will renew their strength. They will soar on…

Why Doubt Can Give You Hope

I know I’ve gone through bouts of doubt that felt like they could be lethal…

Today’s Devotional: God Interruptions

As the heavens are higher than the earth,     so are my ways higher than your…

What the Bleep Does the Bible Say About Profanity?

One of my favorite and most uncomfortable memories as a Bible professor was when I…

When ‘Doing Church’ Becomes Too Much

Last week I was feeling irritable. I was busy. I had a lot of things…

How Worry Warps Your View of God

A couple weeks ago, I started having trouble sleeping. This wasn’t normal for me. But…

Seven Ways Everyday People Can Help End Human Trafficking

When I started working in the anti-trafficking field at 11, I was convinced of two…

Today’s Devotional: It All Comes Down To ‘Why?’

You will seek me and find me when you seek me with all your heart.…

Is Debt a Sin Issue?

Debt has a strangling effect on the soul, does it not? It rakes up emotions…

Why Your Church Should Sing More ‘Old’ Worship Songs

You may have seen a YouTube video titled “Evolution of Worship Music.” In this video,…

Have We Made an Idol Out of Sexual Purity?

I’ll never forget the look on her face as she shared the story of her…

Seven Signs You’re Way Too Busy

Have you noticed “busy” has become the new “fine”? When someone asks you how you…

Today’s Devotional: The Heart of Worship

No one can serve two masters. Either you will hate the one and love the…

‘Modest Is Hottest’ Isn’t in the Bible

Since at least the 1950s, conservative evangelicalism’s overarching sexual ethic has put a substantive emphasis on…

Four Bad Reasons Christians Call Each Other ‘Heretics’

“She’s a witch! She’s a witch! Burn her! Burn her!” This oft-quoted line comes from…

Is Loving Others Without Loving Yourself First Even Possible?

It had been one of those weeks. By Friday night, my inbox was full, my…

What We Get Wrong About ‘Giving Our Testimony’

Often, testimonies within the church go something like this: 1. I thought I was a…

Today’s Devotional: Change Isn’t Lost On You

“For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the Lord, “plans to prosper you…

Stopping Climate Change Is a Part of Following Jesus

As leaders from countries around the world meet to discuss the global response to climate…

Five Dating Mistakes You’re Probably Making

There are so many mistakes to be made when it comes to dating and relationships.…

The Life-Changing Connection Between Stewardship and Self-Care

The birth of my daughter was a life-changing event for me. Many agree that the…

Today’s Devotional: A Few Wrong Turns

“During the fourth watch of the night Jesus went out to them, walking on the…

Today’s Devotional: Spiritual Guidance

“For we know … that he has chosen you, because our gospel came to you…