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God Is Not Your Co-Pilot

People think religion is about inner empowerment for their own life projects.  This is all law and not the good news we see in Christ. It’s...

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God Doesn't Help Those Who Help Themselves

87% of today’s Evangelical Christians (the heirs of the Reformation) affirm the medieval Roman Catholic conviction “God helps those who help themselves.” We need to recover...

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The Kind of Faith That Will Survive a Post-Christian Culture

If Christianity is going to survive in a post-Christian environment, then Western Christianity needs to radically change and return to its roots.

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What the Bible Actually Says About Grace

The question, “What is grace?” sounds like a catechism question. It sounds like the kind of question that demands a concise answer. Oddly enough, the...

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"Such Were Some of You": A Personal Account of the Power of the Gospel

I tried to picture a Jesus who encouraged me to be gay and my heart was made to recognize the blasphemy and idolatry my blind...

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Don't Be Ashamed of the Gospel

To many, sharing the Christian faith is not easy.

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How We Misunderstand the Command to "Work Out Your Own Salvation"

As we get to know the Bible better, we find two seemingly competing concepts. On the one hand, we find passages that tell us that...

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Why Your Morality Will Never Be Enough for God

What does rule-keeping have to do with Christianity? What does this have to do with the gospel?

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The Most Compelling Message About Christianity

Our new identity reorients and resituates us, makes us to live like Christ. It shapes our whole disposition.

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The Kind of Christianity That No One Talks About

If Christianity is going to survive in a post-Christian environment, then Christianity should not only be asserted as true, or even good for the world,...