The heart of the matter is to whom/what is worship given and how does one’s life exert what one truly value?
What’s wrong with the world today? Where is God in the midst of pain? Could we justify God in the midst of evil?
How can we continue on with faith in the life of anxiety when things seem uncertain? What are some ways to trust in our God in the midst of the storm?
August 19, 2013, began like any other Monday at Uptown Baptist Church in Chicago, USA. No one knew it would become a day marked by tragedy.
Dietrich Bonhoeffer even said it well, “Silence in the face of evil is itself evil: God will not hold us guiltless. Not to speak is to speak. Not to act is to act.”
In the book of James, the solution to interpersonal conflict is shockingly vertical.
The word “toxic” comes from the German “toxikon” which means “arrow poison”. In a literal sense, the term in its original form thus means to kill (poison) in a targeted way (arrow).
What if the church was a city of refuge and beacon of hope that people run to rather than run from for fear of criticism?