The great need of the Christian life is not behaving a certain way or cleaning up one's language (though those will in fact come with a changed life).
The Need to Retune Your Focus
One of my favorite people in history was William Booth. Booth was a man given to and used mightily by God. As founder of the Salvation Army, General
Becoming the Fullness of Christ
At the end of Ephesians 1, Paul makes a final declaration about the power of God demonstrated in the life of Christ. Paul says: "… and gave Him to be
Dependence is not an optional "add-on" in the Christian life. The Christian life is a life of dependence. Because the Christian life is utterly
One of my favorite authors from history past is Andrew Murray. This South African pastor had profound depth in his understanding of and intimacy with
When Something Critical Is Lacking
I have a fondness for grand quotes of the Christian life. I am always looking for a pithy quote that says it just right. While I have several
How Heavy Is Your Cross?
Though the entire book greatly pressed my soul, one small passage on the weight of the cross from L.E. Maxwell's book Crowded to Christ, made me stop
Bread From Heaven
The heat couldn't get any worse. Day upon day of trudging through the desert, to what end? It would have been better to stay where we were rather
You Are The Branches
One of my favorite authors is Andrew Murray. In today's guest post, I wanted to give you a taste of his rich writing by including the last chapter