God The Rescuer
There is no work we can do in exchange for this rescue. It is undeserved and unearned.Read More
You did it again. You drank. You got high. You slept with him/her. You gave in to the temptation of porn. What gift could you possibly find in so much failure? But when your helplessness drives you to turn to God and admit your need, you will experience the greatest gift of all—his presence, his kindness, his forgiveness, and his peace.
God The Rescuer
There is no work we can do in exchange for this rescue. It is undeserved and…
Goodness and Mercy…Today and Every Day
You are followed not by guilt and condemnation, but by the twin angels of God’s goodness…
Listen and Obey
First God graciously draws near to the believer. Then it is that he holds out the…
Faith as Rescue
The faith that enables you to stand up from the mat begins with relinquishing all hope…
A Psalm of Failure | Key Takeaways
A political leader embroiled in a sex scandal arranges a murder-for-hire to cover it up. It's…
There is a Crack in Everything. That’s How the Light Gets In.
I put a false hope in association with a “movement.” It carved out a sense of…
You Can’t Fix It
When we can’t fix things, what do we do? We pray. We work. We agonize. And…
Despair & Light
“In the sunshine Giant Despair loses the use of his hands.” – Pilgrim’s Progress
Let’s go to a church meeting.
It doesn’t matter what you believe as long as you believe something, are sincere about it…
If you don’t meet the devil, you’re probably going in the same direction.
Did you ever think you might find Jesus in a strip club? Take a listen before…
Don’t you shilly-shally.
Jerks & Jesus
If you’re a jerk, unfortunately there isn’t a 12-step program for jerks. Jesus can help though.
Living in the New Dark Ages
In politics, it’s hard to keep from being upset and even angry if your folks lost;…
The Problem with Prayer
The problem with prayer isn’t that we don’t take it seriously enough, but that we take…
Steve on the Situation in Ukraine
During that time, I suggested that the church recruit the biggest, meanest, and most intimidating Christians…
The Only Solution to Division, Hatred, and Anger
At the heart of repentance is helplessness . . . and most of us don’t think…
Christians Are Human Too
Most Christians fail to see their weakness in relation to God’s strength. Because of this failure,…
Isn’t Obedience the Point?
Salvation is through grace. So is obedience.
The Mental Illness Boogey Man
We religious folks have some… let’s call them interesting, ideas about mental health.