The relationship of homosexuality to Christianity is without doubt one of the main subjects of cultural conversation today. If you are a Christian in New York City (where I pastor), it is nearly impossible to talk about your faith without this subject being raised. Although it is not central to the gospel message at the heart of Christianity, right now the cultural moment...
Author: Tim Keller
Grace, gratitude and forgiveness should be our response to a God with limitless love. Love others when they least expect it and least deserve it. As we love others, we must be transparent and speak the truth in love.
Scripture: Luke 22:52-62, Romans 5:8, John 8:1-10, Matthew 16:21-23, Proverbs 18:19
Paul poses four questions. If we are encouraged by Christ, can we give that same encouragement to others? If we are comforted by Him, can we comfort others? If we enjoy fellowship or tenderness from God, can we lovingly demonstrate compassion and unity? Of course!
Speaker: Glenn Barteau
Scripture: Philippians 2:1-2
Topic: Church Unity
BLOCKBUSTER HITS. Superheroes, violence, war, miracles, and unbridled courage capture our hearts. Angelina Jolie’s Unbroken hits the theaters December 25th. Louie Zamperini will become a household name. This gripping tale of triumph, terror, tragedy and miraculous deliverance will inspire and thrill audiences. Paul the Apostle, won’t receive an Oscar this year. Larry King...
Author: Julie Barrier
Did you know that your kids use anger to control the people around them? Anger may be a natural emotion, yet we have seen the devastating effects it can have on the whole family. Teaching your child how to deal with anger will not only help your family, but it also prepares you children for future situations. Doug: We’re talking about anger, anger in...
Author: Kevin Leman
Dear Roger, I have been deeply offended because my spouse has been mistreated by a trusted friend and I can't seem to get past it. How do I find it in my heart to drop the offense and honestly forgive them? A Wounded Wife Dear "Wounded Wife." I am so sorry for the pain you are experiencing. It is incredibly hard to watch someone you love get hurt. The closer the...
Type: Ask Roger
Author: Mark Marikos
Topic: Preaching & Teaching, Family, Abuse, Forgiveness
Paul gives us a picture of loving restoration in Galatians 6:1-10. We must restore people who have fallen into sin by gently counseling them and bearing their burdens. As a community of believers, we are responsible for each other. Humility and compassion are keys when we share God's Word and restore others, and we must be careful not to fall into sin ourselves.
Speaker: Francis Chan
Scripture: Galatians 6:1-10, Colossians 3:12-15
My Daddy was an extrovert. He never met a stranger. Dad, a consummate salesman, built a successful construction company from the ground up. Pop was a joiner! He served as a church deacon, a Rotary club member, and president of the Dallas Woods and Waters Club. Daddy knew every Baptist, businessman and bass fisherman in North Texas. He loved them all! But as my father grew...
Author: Julie Barrier
Scripture: Proverbs 8:14-14
I know a few jerks who have made it pretty far in life. To pretend otherwise would be a lie. Jerks occasionally win. They make lots of money. They get famous. They accomplish lots and lots of things. They succeed in a million different ways, but, there’s a catch. Jerks who win, only win temporarily. The people around them are just biding their time. They’re waiting until...
Author: Jon Acuff