Christianity: Seriously good food for thought!

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Resources on Diversity

Since moving to join the team at King's Church London two years ago, the subject that I have had the most to learn about has been the subject of …

Black History

Chris Pratt and taking our place on Schaeffer’s Staircase

Another awards ceremony, another celebrity name-checking God. At the Brits, it was Stormzy, at the recent MTV awards, it was Chris Pratt, whose nine …

Faith

Who Put Jesus on the Cross?

Charles R. Swindoll - Pursue your God with a fearless faith

Character in Biblical Narrative

A PENETRATING QUESTION FROM THE PRINCE OF DARKNESS

<i>“Does Job fear God for nothing?” Satan replied. (Job 1:9)</i>It was a poor and pitiful question that Satan posed to our God regarding the good and …

Theology

WHEN NO ANSWER IS THE BEST ANSWER

<i>I called him but he did not answer. (Song of Songs 5:6)</i>That seems like a strange title for a word of encouragement, doesn’t it? How could it possibly …

Jesus

THE WITNESS OF WELL-FED CALVES

<i>For you who revere my name, the sun of righteousness will rise with healing in its rays. And you will go out and frolic like well-fed calves.</i> …

The Isle

Since You Asked: Marking 100 Million Plays for Ask Pastor John

As of yesterday, <i>Ask Pastor John</i> podcast episodes have been played 100 million times.<p>This milestone is a trivial thing in the story of the universe, …

Jesus

How to Misinterpret the Bible

We all know we can misread, misunderstand, and misapply the Bible. But how do we know when we do? In this lab, John Piper explains the objective …

Theology

Rev. Otis Moss III

The Bible’s Meaning Never Changes

In this lab, John Piper reminds us that our opinions about a verse may change, but a text’s true meaning forever remains the same.<p>Some questions to …

Theology

DO AS YOU PROMISED

<i>“Lord God, keep forever the promise you have made concerning your servant and his house. Do as you promised, so that your name will be great</i> …

Faith

THE UNDOING OF UNMET EXPECTATIONS

<i>My soul, wait silently for God alone, for my expectation is from Him. (Psalm 62:5 NKJV)</i>One of the greatest challenges in this life is in dealing with …

Jesus

DON’T SHRINK YOURSELF!

<i>I have been crucified with Christ and I no longer live, but Christ lives in me. The life I now live in the body, I live by faith in the Son of God,</i> …

Theology

REDEEMED TO BE A RESERVOIR . . . NOT A WELL

<i>Hope does not put us to shame, because God’s love has been poured out into our hearts through the Holy Spirit, who has been given to us. (Romans …

Christianity

Your Morning Will Come: Trusting God in the Darkest Nights

We took our 2-year-old daughter to the hospital for what we thought would be an ordinary visit. I threw in my bag the two books I had been reading …

Jesus

Don’t Underestimate the Enemies of Your Soul

Spiritual warfare is not a metaphor. It would be more accurate to say that human warfare is a metaphor — and an expression — of the even more real …

War

Keller in Parliament

If you haven't seen (or listened to) Tim Keller's recent address at the parliamentary prayer breakfast, it's well worth twenty-five minutes. It is a …

Apologetics

Are You Living Worthy of the Gospel?

The Bible tells us that we are to live lives that are worthy of the gospel. Specifically, in Philippians 1 Paul tells the church, “Only let your …

Evangelical Christianity

The Purest Act of Pleasure: Why God Delights in Election

Unconditional election is God’s decision to choose a people for himself, a bride, from out of all the God-ignoring sinners on earth.<p>God will begin …

chooses

Does God Want Me to Be Happy or Holy?

Does God want us to be happy or holy? John Piper explains how holiness and happiness are not at odds, but work together.Listen Now

Happiness

Read to Discover Meaning, Not Create It

Those who come to a text without humility will only leave with their opinions. Those who come to the Bible to learn will leave with God’s truth.Watch …

Theology

Why Memorize Scripture?

First, a few testimonies: I have it third hand that Dr. Howard Hendricks of Dallas Seminary once made the statement (and I paraphrase) that if it …

Theology

Let Precious Moments Pass You By

We sat alone, not a soul for miles. From a ridge in the cliff, we overlooked Lake Superior as waves beat against rock. We breathed the fresh air of …

Lake Superior

The Most Interesting Paper of the Year So Far?

I've just read David Armitage's recent <i>TynBul</i> article, "Detaching the Census: An Alternative Reading of Luke 2:1-7," and it is extraordinarily …

Bethlehem

Who’s Converting Who?

The Government's announcement that it intends to ban 'gay-conversion therapy' has won plaudits. But whether it is a move that will really help people …

Weight Loss

Stop The Offering (Sunday 05/04/14)

March 27, 2012 "Ships That Never Sail" Rev. Otis Moss, III