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just as I am

Just As I Am

I struggle with the desire to impress people. I want to be the great musician, the great theologian, the great scholar. I want to say the thing that will unify the Church. I want a platform that will enable me to reach millions of people all around the globe. And […]
godly servant

Seven Marks of a Godly Servant

You know that the rulers of the Gentiles lord it over them, and their great ones exercise authority over them. It shall not be so among you. But whoever would be great among you must be your servant, and whoever would be first among you must be your slave. (Matthew […]
renewing your mind

Five Steps to Renewing Your Mind

What does your stream of consciousness sound like? There are words floating through my mind at all times; some are good and purposeful, and others are not. My mental monologue generally contains too much self-focused and self-defeating babble. “What a stupid thing to say!” (Imaginary palm to the forehead.) “Did she just ignore […]
Christian resources

Key Connections (May 25, 2016)

Why Doesn’t God Still Speak Audibly? (Patrick Schreiner, The Gospel Coalition) Did Old Testament saints see God, or has no one ever seen God? And does he reveal himself the same way in the New Testament as in the Old? The Attributes of God (Lore Ferguson Wilbert, Sayable) I really mean it when […]
summer activities

10 Summer Activities for Christian Students

I have been serving in Christian higher education for over a decade now. Each year, at least one college student asks me this question: “What should I do during my summer break?” Or the parents will ask, “My son or daughter is coming home for the summer, so what should […]
the next best thing

Three Reasons Why God’s Word Will Always Be the Next Best Thing

Our culture is constantly calling out for us to follow the crowds and go after the next best thing. Whether it is the new trend of simplifying our lives in three easy steps or listening to the new album that will immediately change our world, we are pulled, prodded, and pleaded […]