What Draws Us to Other People? Magnetism! Craig Lounsbrough

When we ask the question about what draws others to us, we might first want to determine why we're asking the question. This magnetism is not about popularity, attractiveness or some sort of self-aggrandizing behavior. It's nothing to do with eliciting attention or being something like a mesmerizing ...more

Racism: How Deep is Its Root? Thabiti Anyabwile

When my wife and I purchased our first home, I determined our lawn would be at least comparable to that lovely lush landscape of the guy two doors down. Our street took a lot of pride in curbside appeal. I joined them in the weekly ritual of weeding, seeding, planting, mowing, watering, raking, ...more

Seven Ways a Small Group Can Reach People for Jesus Rick Warren

“Some men arrived carrying a paraplegic on a stretcher. They were looking for a way to get into the house and set him before Jesus. When they couldn’t find a way in because of the crowd, they went up on the roof, removed some tiles, and let him down in the middle of everyone, right in front of ...more

Your Mind Can Change Your Brain! Caroline Leaf

Materialists believe that the mind emerges from the brain and that the mind (soul) is an artifact of the brain. Like the Sadducees of Jesus’ time, they only believe what they can see, feel and touch (Matthew 22:23-31, Acts 23:8). This has been the prevailing paradigm in the western scientific world ...more

Assisted Suicide: Are We Legislating Death? Russell Moore

                    Last week the state assembly of California voted to allow legal assisted suicide. Lawmakers have sent a bill allowing terminally ill people to purchase and use life-ending drugs to governor Jerry Brown. This news come just weeks after an astonishing report from Europe detailed a ...more

What Will My Glorified Body Look Like in Heaven? John MacArthur

First Corinthians 15 is the definitive chapter on the subject of resurrection. There Paul severely rebukes anyone who would doubt or question it: “But someone will ask, ‘How are the dead raised? With what kind of body do they come?’” To which Paul responds, “You foolish person!” (1 Corinthians ...more

Present Heaven and Future Heaven: What's the Difference? Randy Alcorn

People usually think of “Heaven” as the place Christians go when they die. A better definition explains that Heaven is God’s central dwelling place, the location of his throne from which he rules the universe. Many don’t realize that the present pre-resurrection Heaven and future post-resurrection ...more

What Millennials Believe About the Bible David Kinnaman

Much has been made of the growing post-Christian sentiment among America's youngest generation of adults. But how has this well-documented turn away from religion affected Millennials' views of Christianity's most sacred text? When it comes to Scripture, practicing Christian ...more

Can a Woman Be Strong AND Submissive? Julie Barrier

Can a wife be both strong and submissive? A tough question....Here's my story. I’ll be brutally honest. My Dad wanted a son to take over his business. He had two girls, and I was the heir-apparent. My “Daddy” issues carried over into my marriage. Roger, my fledgling pastor-husband, sought advice ...more

Battles: Which to Choose and How to Win Craig Lounsbrough

Battles come every day. In whatever form they come, they come. They come with relentless pressure, incessantly assailing the battlements of our lives and our culture. Battles come in our marriages, in our families, in our jobs, in our communities and in our friendships. Enemies violently storm our ...more