Jesus Is Our Justification

Shane Vander Hart: Jesus is our just and justifier because we are completely unable to justify ourselves before a righteous, holy God.

You Need To Die

Shane Vander Hart: When we die to sin, when we deny ourselves, it is then when we truly live.

Seven Ways Christians Should Respond to Persecution

Shane Vander Hart: Jesus promised that the world will hate His followers so Christians should not be surprised when it happens and respond accordingly as we experience it.

What Is Your Only Comfort in Life and Death?

The very first question of the Heidelberg Catechism asks, “What is your only comfort in life and death?” The answer you give is of eternal importance.

What is Truly Precious?

Shane Vander Hart: What is truly precious? Jesus. He Himself is our treasure. Without Him, nothing else matters.

Overcoming the Most Segregated Hour of the Week

Sunday morning is described as the most segregated time in the week. Shane Vander Hart discusses why that is and shares five thoughts on how to address it.

The Tomb Is Empty!

While Christians’ belief in the resurrection takes faith, it is a reasonable faith. There is plenty of affirmative evidence that the tomb is empty!

Seven Last Words of Christ

As we commemorate Good Friday, Shane Vander Hart reflects on the seven last sayings (“words”) of Jesus Christ as He hung on the cross.

A Fool for Christ

Shane Vander Hart: The world’s “wisdom” is its stumbling block and the answer to that is to become a fool, or more precisely, a fool for Christ.

Put Not Your Trust in Princes

Shane Vander Hart: In Psalm 146, King David encourages us to place our trust in One who will never let us down and who will never lead us astray.

Why Biblical Theology is Not Enough

Collin Brendemuehl: The Biblical theology that is a concern is the type that avoids challenges and challenging passages.

His Steadfast Love Endures Forever (Psalm 100)

A Psalm for giving thanks.

Thanksgiving Musings: Between the Day Christ Died and I Believed

David Shedlock: Today, I want to give thanks for all the things he did for me between the Day Christ Died and the Day I believed. 

Vander Hart: Jonathan Edwards’ Resolution for Radical Humility

Shane Vander Hart: Instead of pointing out the failings in others use it as an opportunity to go to God in repentance recognizing our need for Jesus.

Farris: Are You An Evangelical Christian?

Michael Farris: A recent study reveals that many self-professed evangelicals don’t actually believe in fundamental principles of the Christian faith.

Cloud: Six Reasons Christians Assemble

Cameron Cloud: I am concerned that we seem to have forgotten that assembling is an essential element of the expression of our faith.