Can we be good without God?

The apologist Dr. William Lane Craig, and his team at Reasonable Faith, recently created this compelling clip to answer whether we can be "good" without God.

On Sunday I shared the poem, "God Moves in a Mysterious Way" by William Cowper (1731-1800), with Downtown Cornerstone. It's an oldie, but a goodie. Over the years it has become deeply meaningful to me. 

John Stott on the secret to understanding what Jesus’ cross was for.

One of the things our church has done, since the very beginning, is carve out one night a month for corporate prayer and song. We call it our monthly prayer night. This is a step-by-step guide to what that looks like.

Book briefing from my summer vacation

By God's grace, and the generosity of our church, our family was able to get some extended time away last month. In addition to having longer-than-usual stretches to read the Scriptures, I had a chance to read a number of great books and revisit some others I’ve found to be helpful in the past.

How our thoughts feed (or starve) our passion for Jesus

Right thoughts, carried by the Spirit, throw gasoline on the fire of our affections, while wrong thoughts douse them. Here's how America’s greatest theologian put it.

John Bunyan on what dazzles the eyes of angels

It's difficult to not like John Bunyan (1628-1688). He had an incredible gift for preaching to the heart. If anything, Bunyan teaches us that we will never plumb the unfathomable riches of the gospel (and its implications), but we should give it a try any way.