Four Barriers We Create That Keep People From Jesus

According to Scripture, the work of Jesus is complete. Because of his life, death, burial, and resurrection, the good work of securing us as his beloved, forgiven, delighted-in daughters and sons is “finished,” just as he said. His sinless life secured for us a new and irrevocable status—holy and blameless in God’s sight. His sacrificial […]

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The Very Best Humans Are Formed Through Pain

As I write this, I am keenly aware of a groaning creation and of what Albert Camus called “the bitter taste of the mortal state.” I turned 52 years old this year, which means I am one year closer to the inevitable day of my death. It is also not long after Easter, which presents […]

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Some Indispensable Things I’ve Learned From Tim Keller

I first met Tim Keller in 2007. I believed it then, and I still believe…that he is the best English-speaking Christian preacher, thinker, and visionary of our time. I am not alone in this. Having also gotten to serve “up close” and observe his leadership first-hand, there are other things about Tim that I’ve come to appreciate even […]

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Our “Secret Weapon” in an Age of Us-Against-Them

When Saturday Night Live comedian Pete Davidson harshly mocked Congressman-elect Dan Crenshaw because of his eye patch and flippantly remarked, “I know he lost his eye in the war or whatever,” no one expected the former Navy SEAL and decorated war hero to respond to the insults in the way that he did. The mockery […]

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