5 Truths of Church Discipline

Jonathan Leeman writes that church discipline aims to… Expose sin. Sin, like cancer, loves to hide. Discipline exposes the cancer so that it might be cut out quickly (1 Corinthians 5:2). Warn. A church does not enact God’s judgment through discipline. Rather, it stages a small play that pictures the great judgment to come (1…

Ravi Zacharias on the Christian View of Homosexuality

The apostle Paul tells us in Ephesians 4:15 to speak the truth in love, which is becoming I believe a hallmark verse for Christians to be mindful of as they engage with individuals in today’s culture. Ravi Zacharias embodies this verse. His disposition is always one of humility and gentleness, coupled with an unshakable courage and an impeccable logic…

Be radically committed to both truth and love

In reading Tim Keller’s The Meaning of Marriage I came across two truths regarding how God relates to us that I wanted to pass along. First, God exemplifies radical truthfulness about who we are. The second is God exemplifies radical, unconditional commitment to us. These two truths should not only encourage us as we ponder…

Six Things That Loving Others Means

Have real goodwill toward the other person Put the other person first Be eager in meeting the needs of others, not begrudging and reluctant Be proactive, not reactive, in doing good Avoid a self-protective mindset and take pains to do good for others Be creative and competent in doing good, not lazy and shoddy Matt…