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Christianity’s Most Famous Beer Enthusiasts

Christians and beer have a complicated relationship. In recent decades, many conservative evangelical camps have…

Today’s Devotional: Silent Freedom

Love does not delight in evil but rejoices with the truth. (1 Corinthians 13:6) A lonely…

Today’s Devotional: Working The Line

Set your minds on things that are above, not on things that are on earth.…

Today’s Devotional: Be Imitators of God

“You became imitators of us and of the Lord, for you welcomed the message in…

Today’s Devotional: An Encounter With The Cross

“He himself bore our sins in his body on the tree, that we might die…

There’s No Difference Between ‘Spiritual’ and ‘Secular’

The sacred/secular divide is this idea that some things are sacred or spiritual, and they…

Today’s Devotional: You Are a Piece of Work

“For we are His workmanship, created in Christ Jesus for good works, which God prepared…

What Would Happen if the Church Tithed?

The church of today is not great at at giving. This isn’t exactly news, but…

Today’s Devotional: Jesus’s Favorite Question

“Sitting down, Jesus called the Twelve and said, ’If anyone wants to be first, he…

Today’s Devotional: A Weighty God

“A son honors his father, And a servant his master. If then I am the…

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

“In hope of eternal life which God, who cannot lie, promised before time began,” (Titus…

Seven Prominent Christian Thinkers Who Wrestled With Doubt

In his book, In Two Minds: The Dilemma of Doubt & How to Resolve It,…

Today’s Devotional: No Longer Slaves

No longer do I call you servants, for a servant does not know what his…

What Your Coffee Says About Your Theology

If there’s one thing that Christians enjoy more than debating the nuances of theology, it’s…

Today’s Devotional: Frustration Is A Graceful Reminder

But He gives more grace. Therefore He says: “God resists the proud, but gives grace to…

Today’s Devotional: Fighting with Swords

“Do not suppose that I have come to bring peace to the earth. I did…

Today’s Devotional: Winning the Battle With Grace

All those gathered here will know that it is not by sword or spear that…

Today’s Devotional: What’s in a Word?

Whoever believes in me, as Scripture has said, rivers of living water will flow from…

Today’s Devotional: Stars and Space

“When I consider your heavens, the work of your fingers, the moon and the stars,…

God’s Heart for People Struggling With Suicide

RELEVANT imagines what God would say to the suicidal.

Desert Seasons

“Then Jesus said, ‘Come to me, all of you who are weary and carry heavy…

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Rainy Mornings

“Since we are receiving a Kingdom that is unshakable, let us be thankful and please…

The Spiritual Benefits to Physical Health

I ran my very first race a few years ago, and I haven’t been the…

Today’s Devotional: Up Close And Personal

“Inside the Tent of Meeting, the LORD would speak to Moses face to face, as…

Today’s Devotional: Hearing The Voice

“Let me hear what God the LORD will speak, for he will speak peace to…

Jesus Will Disappoint You

That night, at our house, over the course of seven sleepless hours my wife, Kristy,…

Today’s Devotional: Unfailing God

“Sustain me according to your promise, and I will live; do not let my hopes…

Today’s Devotional: God is Enough

“Though the fig tree does not bud and there are no grapes on the vines,…

Today’s Devotional: Reaching Milestones of Faith

The LORD had said to Abram, “Leave your country, your people and your father’s household…

Today’s Devotional: Yahweh Roars

The LORD roars from Zion and thunders from Jerusalem; the pastures of the shepherds dry…

What Does It Mean to Be Discerning With How We Watch Movies?

Drawing the line between discernment and discretion.

9 Things Every Effective Human Video Had

If you were ever a member of a Christian youth group, there’s a good chance…

Jesus Never Said ‘Blessed Are the Self-Promoters’

In one of the first—and most important—messages Jesus ever delivered, He did something that helped…

Should We Ask God For Money?

I hate money. I hate it because typically, I don’t have enough of it. I…

How Do We Deal With Our Frustration With the World?

Ed Gungor talks on the deep longing we all feel.

Priscilla Shirer: Can You Ask Too Much From God?

Among the boxes we tend to build for God—the various extents to which we believe…

Faith Doesn’t Demand Answers

If you have a number of Christian friends in your Facebook network or Twitter feed,…

Holding Light

The world is gray again. There seems to be no point in loving, in believing,…

Judah Smith: Is Jesus Really Enough?

I found myself leading an impromptu Bible study with some unchurched people. They were in their…

The Definitive Ranking of Super Expensive Worship Instruments

For decades, members of churches across the world have experienced a vast array of worship…