Category: Christian Living

The Value of Every Human Being

For many of us, the value of human life is essential to a biblical understanding of God and creation. God does not make mistakes, and it is He who gives life, and so we champion the cause of the unborn. We rightly take up the cause of the unborn, but what abou... Read More »

The Church as the People of God

From the early pages of the Old Testament, we find God in the process of creating a people for His divine purposes. It was Israel that was to be the people of God (Exodus 19:4-6; Deuteronomy 7:6; 14:2), and in the New Testament, the focus is on the Kingdom of ... Read More »

The Prescription for your Path

“As there are no little people in God’s sight, so there are no little places.”[1] I remember where I was the first time I heard this quote from Francis Schaeffer’s work No Little People. I was sitting in the congregation as a visitor at Hulen Street Ch... Read More »

Love One Another

People frequently express their thoughts on the subject of love—whether in word, songs, or even in prayers. For example, last week, within which Valentine’s Day occurred, was filled with syrupy thoughts of love. Dionne Warwick sang about the need for love ... Read More »

My IQ Wasn’t High Enough

In the wake of Nobel laureate James Watson’s public scrutiny over his comment about IQ, I wondered what the big commotion was about. He discovered the double helix of the DNA, and at 90 years of age, he was reporting the findings of IQ studies. In the end, i... Read More »

How Should the Image of God Affect Christian Conduct?

The image of God is a discussion that has gathered some attention in recent days. Christians should be thankful for this renewed discussion. Conversations surrounding the doctrine of the image of God have furthered appreciation for the sanctity of life, the di... Read More »

Reflections from a Christian Pilgrimage

For years, I’ve heard of the joys of pilgrimaging to the holy land, but I had no opportunity to visit until now. Joining a large group from Prestonwood Baptist Church led by Pastors Jack Graham and Jarrett Stephens, we crisscrossed our way through the Promis... Read More »

Beyond the Grand Canyon

Are you up for an adventure? It’s not like seeing the Grand Canyon, nor is it like going to an acclaimed restaurant for the first time. This is an adventure of the soul. You can venture into it wherever you may be. It’s an adventure into the supernatural, ... Read More »

Como los cristianos confunden el tema de la heterosexualidad (What Christians Get Wrong about Heterosexuality)

Preston Sprinkle republicó un ensayo de 2017 por Greg Coles: “You don’t need to pray that God makes me straight” (“No hay que rogar a Dios que me haga heterosexual”). Salió recientemente en el Center for Faith, Spirituality, and Gender. Coles recha... Read More »

Has True Love Waits Harmed the Young?

In recent days, several authors have received attention in the media for proclaiming that the “evangelical purity culture” has harmed young people. One of those authors, a former pastor, invites adults to send her their discarded purity rings so she can me... Read More »