There are few things as divisive as politics. But the question for Jesus followers is this: Are you willing to evaluate your politics through the filter of faith rather than create a version of faith that supports your politics? Jesus didn’t call everyone to agree on everything, but he did command his followers to be […]
We all want to win. After all, winning is better than not winning. In a game, a win is defined—but life is not a game. And how to win in the most important areas of our lives isn’t always clear. So, how do we win?
Many of us want this year to be better than last year. We start off with good intentions by making a commitment to improve but inevitably end up not following through. There’s got to be a better way, right? A perfect year may be impossible. But a better year is possible.
When Jesus was on the earth, people were attracted to him. They were drawn by his unique and powerful message. One word explains why people through the ages have responded so passionately to what Jesus said and did. That word is grace.
It’s one of our favorite times of the year: Be Rich. We’re uniting with churches across the globe to unleash a wave of generosity here and around the world. When we come together, when we’re generous, we can change our communities . . . and the world.
As children, many of us received a leather-bound book full of long words and difficult names we couldn’t pronounce. We were told everything in it was true and we should do our best to abide by its teachings. Then we grew up. What was oh-so-simple then is . . . well, it’s not simple. Perhaps […]
Long before there were Christian Scriptures, there were Christians—men and women whose faith began with an empty tomb. These eyewitnesses to the resurrection experienced an event so extraordinary that it changed their lives and what they gave their lives to, forever. But now a generation is walking away from their faith as their confidence in […]
If our money could talk what would it tell us? You might be shocked to find that what our money would say is pretty close to what Jesus did say – and what we should still consider today. Money Talks is a 3-week financial sermon series by Andy Stanley.
You can fix a dent in your car and it will look as good as new. You can upgrade a shattered phone and never think twice about the older model. But when it comes to personal problems—relational, financial, professional, or otherwise—there are no quick fixes or fresh starts. The memories, the lost potential, the hurt […]