Seven Ways Christians Should Respond to Persecution

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.

John Piper: Everything Is Out of Proportion in Typical American Christianity

In this sermon given in Atlanta, Georgia, John Piper speaks directly to Christians who feel increasingly unwelcome and alien in the America we know today.

Caffeinated Thought of the Day: Suffering and Faith

Shane Vander Hart: Suffering, as my family has experienced, has a way of reordering our priorities and brings into focus what is truly important.

Suicide is Neither Brave or Dignified

Brittany Maynard’s decision to kill herself on Saturday due to her terminal illness has been touted as “brave” and “dying with dignity.” Suicide is neither.

Spurgeon: Christians Should Expect Persecution

Believers, in the United States anyway, seem to think that we won’t…

God’s People Were Chosen In The Furnace of Affliction

Charles Spurgeon commenting on Acts 14:22, specifically where is says, “through many…

The Easy Chute

Once upon a time there was a very wealthy king who was…

Timothy Keller: Redemption and Suffering

Timothy Keller, pastor of Redeemer Presbyterian Church in New York City is…

John Calvin: Bearing The Cross

From John Calvin (1509-1564) in his Institutes of the Christian Religion: This,…

C.S. Lewis: Some Pleasant Inns

From The Problem of Pain by C.S. Lewis: The Christian doctrine of…

Suffering for Righteousness’ Sake (1 Peter 3:8-22)

8 Finally, all of you, have unity of mind, sympathy, brotherly love,…

Radical Sacrifice

Good way to kick off this Lord’s Day… John Piper on suffering.…

Curveballs

I have learned in my walk with Christ that the Christian life…