The Encouragement of Congregational Singing

One of the great gifts that God has given His church is the gift of congregational singing. I often come to our worship gathering discouraged – discouraged with my failures, my anxieties, and my weakness. What a gift the gathered church is to a discouraged soul! Every week we come in from our different lives…

Fighting Sin with Greater Joy

Have you ever sat behind that person at the movie theater? Maybe they are tall and block a clear view of the screen. Or perhaps they cannot resist the urge to comment on the movie or reminisce about in what other movies this or that actress has been. But one way or another, they obstruct your…

The hardest thing to learn about anger? You are the problem.

  Photo by Andre Hunter on Unsplash Anger and Our Desires We are minding our own business, perfectly content. Then someone comes along and makes us angry. We were not angry before; we became angry after. If the other person had acted differently, we would not have become angry. The logic is airtight. But this kind of thinking…