Our work is worship and we should bring our best to all of it as a response to the work God has already done for us. We must strive to bring skill, precision and beauty into the world because of our work.
Scripture: 2 Chronicles 2:14, Proverbs 22:29, 1 Kings 7:15-21, 1 Kings 8:27-30, Colossians 3:22-24
Topic: Work and Vocation
Is she a collection of body parts? Is she made of plastic? Or is she a whole person with a soul, full of all the things that make a person human: strengths, weaknesses, quirks, fears, insecurities, anxieties, vulnerabilities, likes, dislikes, hopes, and dreams? The answer is obvious, yet it escapes so many men lost in our sex-and-skin-saturated culture. Whether by...
Author: Luke Gilkerson
The first consequence of Adam’s and Eve’s sin mentioned in Genesis 3:7 is that “the eyes of both were opened, and they knew that they were naked. And they sewed fig leaves together and made themselves loincloths.” Suddenly they are self-conscious about their bodies. Before their rebellion against God, there was no shame. “The man and his wife were both naked and were not...
Author: John Piper
Dear Roger, Have you ever given up on God? Dear Jay, Yes, three weeks ago, for the first and only time in my life. It only lasted about ten minutes and I was shocked at myself. But, for a moment, I gave up on Him. I had just received news that one of my daughter’s esophagus was spasming backwards (backward mobility). She was throwing up everything she ate. Her vomiting...
Type: Ask Roger
Author: Roger Barrier
Topic: God, Church Growth, Discipleship, Doubt