The great travesty of the prosperity gospel is that, if we embrace it, it can lead us to believe we’re being faithful to God when we aren’t.
When we meet together, everything we do has the purpose of pointing to Jesus in the loving service of others, because everything we do is shaped by who we were and who we now are in Christ as part of his body.
Richard speaks about becoming a Christian, staying refreshed, humble leadership, losing his wife, marrying again, and modern student ministry.
Living in the light of the Scriptures always yields great benefits, and given the absolute relevance of God to everything, his revealed priorities are crucial to all travel considerations.
Robinson was the consummate curious and humble 'guest' of the Bible. His powers of observation lead him to see sometimes startling and uncomfortable features in the biblical landscape.
When you have a front-row seat to the whole wedding planning process, you are reminded how important it is to pray for the couple awaiting their big day. But I also noticed some wider trends that warrant reflection in ourselves and in our churches.
Seemingly small chunks of time add up, and I get quality reading done when I take advantage of them.
I am very visible to my neighbours. Every time they stop to wave at my daughter, I find out a little bit more about them, and they about me.
The incredible thing about biblical texts is their ability to continually uncover deeper levels of understanding and insight, despite our having heard or read them many times before.
Going abroad must be one of the most widely practised but least considered activities in which Christians participate.