Called to Suffer

The “health and wealth” gospel continues to wield a powerful influence on many people around the world. This movement is fraught with theological danger and should be resisted and opposed by thoughtful Christians. Al Mohler addresses this troubling trend: Prosperity theology is a false gospel. Its message is unbiblical and its promises fail. God neverContinue reading “Called to Suffer”

Stand Strong for Christ

We are living through one of the most tumultuous times in American history. It seems like every day a new challenge surfaces. We face trials, temptations, suffering, and grief. We hear rumors about the fate of our Republic. Conspiracy theories are at a fevered pitch. None of this should surprise us. In Jesus’s day heContinue reading “Stand Strong for Christ”

A Godward Gaze: The Holy Pursuit of John Calvin

My recent book, A Godward Gaze: The Holy Pursuit of John Calvin is available now! Here’s a brief synopsis. “… But this is the one to whom I will look: he who is humble and contrite in spirit and trembles at my word” (Isaiah 66:2). A Godward Gaze is a snapshot of a man onContinue reading “A Godward Gaze: The Holy Pursuit of John Calvin”

The Happiness of God – Part 3

God is eternally happy. Over the past few days, we have been learning about the reality of God’s happiness and the reasons for God’s happiness. We conclude this brief study by focusing on our response to this happy God. The Response to our Happy God I’m convinced that one of the biggest reasons that manyContinue reading “The Happiness of God – Part 3”

The Happiness of God – Part 2

Jonathan Edwards helps us comprehend the reality of God’s happiness: “It is of infinite importance … to know what kind of being God is. For he is … the only fountain of our true happiness …”1 Notice, then, several reasons for God’s happiness. The Reasons for God’s Happiness God finds happiness in himself The primaryContinue reading “The Happiness of God – Part 2”

The Happiness of God – Part 1

In the film, Chariots of Fire, Eric Liddell is criticized for his desire to train for the Olympic games. In the midst of their discussion, his sister Jennie essentially accuses Liddell of having a problem with idolatry. Liddell utters these words that prove to be the best line in the movie: God made me fast,Continue reading “The Happiness of God – Part 1”

Called to Suffer

The “health and wealth” gospel continues to wield a powerful influence on many people around the world. This movement is fraught with theological danger and should be resisted and opposed by thoughtful Christians. Al Mohler addresses this troubling trend: Prosperity theology is a false gospel. Its message is unbiblical and its promises fail. God neverContinue reading “Called to Suffer”