Search

More Articles

3 reasons why authentic Spirituality starts with the Bible

If you put the Bible first in anything, you can expect a bumpy road. But when Paul says that spirituality starts with whether or not we receive the revelation of the Spirit of God (1 Cor 2:14-15), this is exactly what he means. Here are three reasons why this is not only true, but necessary.

Read More »

Change. Don’t just abstain from doing evil!

I don’t know about you, but I tend to stop working on sin too easily. Rather than working on it right through to doing what is right, I think I’m transformed just because I abstain from doing evil! Yet in terms of biblical change, I’ve only done half the work! Biblical change is about more than just abstaining

Read More »
The 3 key commitments you need to defeat spiritual cancer

The 3 key commitments you need to defeat spiritual cancer

I’m reminded of Jesus’ question to the paralytic in John 5:6, “Do you wish to get well?” It seems like an odd question to ask someone that has been sitting on the side of the road asking for money every day for many years. I’m sure the casual reader would think, “Of course he does!

Read More »

One another in James 4-5

Do you catch yourself talking about others? I do. We have to be so careful with what we say. I came across this recently while reading through the book of James. Here is what I learned James 4:11 says “Do not speak against one another,” and James 5:9 tells us “Do not complain against one another.”

Read More »

Is “Biblical Spirituality” biblical?

Putting the words “Spirituality” and Biblical together seems almost improper. But it shouldn’t. Here are some reasons to allow these words to re-enter your vocabulary. Firstly, lets recognize that these words seem out of place. But are they? The word spiritual is not often used in the context of Christianity. When the word is used, it

Read More »

On leaving a church

This post by Frank Turk from a few years ago is really good, and well worth digesting if you are considering leaving your church.  Here is an extract Listen: I have advice for you who are in these [something about this church is not right] situations which you are not going to like, and you

Read More »

Set better goals: who do you need to be?

Who we are when we are alone with God is who we really are. But the Lord is not focused on who we are, but who He wants us to be. God is shaping us into the image of His Son. So when we’re alone with God, the better question to ask is, Who does

Read More »
Can I have a short and effective quiet time?

Can I have a short and effective quiet time?

Some days I wake up feeling overwhelmed. There is so much to do, and I have a list of things that I need to get done today, all of which will take time and focus. How will I fit in my quiet time? Good news! Because the focus of our quiet time is the heart,

Read More »
How to resolve guilt for missing your quiet time

How to resolve guilt for missing your quiet time.

Many people feel guilty for missing their quiet time. In fact, it is one reason many people avoid it. Why would we engage in something that we constantly fail at? Here’s my take: if you feel guilt for missing your quiet time, you may be missing the point.

Read More »
Scroll to Top