Where Do You Find Joy?

Where is it that you find your joy? Linger on that question for a moment—where does your joy come from? Does it last? In the book of Nehemiah, the people of God are returning to Jerusalem, but the city lies ruined. The city walls were destroyed and the gates burned...

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Is My Theology Big Enough?

Theology is a big word. We can talk about different ways of studying theology—some of the most common are systematic theology, historical theology, or biblical theology. We can also talk about different areas of theological study—end-time, salvation, atonement theology, etc. My dictionary defines theology as, “the study of the nature...

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The Birds and the Bees: A Basic Field Guide For Parents

For many of us in the church there is something that we don’t talk about. We parents often refuse to talk to our children about it—meanwhile surrounding culture has no problem offering an alternative education on the subject. It’s messages are everywhere: magazines, billboards, movies, songs on the radio and...

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