Heads, I win; tails, you lose: 5 spiritual flip-flops Christians must avoid.

Remember the other day, when I wrote about Trendianity, Christianity’s copycat cousin? One way you can distinguish the two is when a disagreement arises. Genuine, gospel-focused Christianity should lead us to be gracious in disagreement (Romans 14). In some situations, that means agreeing to disagree, while in others, we may be called to take a … Read more

“I love you so much that I need to hit you with this Bible. Really, really hard.”

By far the most frustrating thing about having conversations on controversial issues is when people don’t know when to stop fighting. It’s like going to play paintball with your friends, and then after the game is over, finding that someone won’t stop shooting. “Whew! Well that was fun. Okay, let’s get this gear off and … Read more

“Do not withhold good from those who deserve it, when it is in your power to act.”

—Proverbs 3:27 (NIV)

In other words, being a Christian isn’t just about avoiding sin, it’s about avoiding complacency. We’re called not just to steer clear of the bad, but to intentionally seek out the opportunities to do good.

If you have ways to help others (and we all do), take advantage of them to do good for someone else today.