New Year, Same God

As followers of Jesus, our hope is found not in the circumstances of life as they change, but in the God who never does.

Worthy of All Praise

I wrote a phrase in a recent article that I thought needed a bit more explanation; so here it is: an exposition on the idea that "God is worthy of all praise and He saved us", not "because He saved us". Here's the quote: We cannot fall into the trap of believing “God is worthy [...]

Secular Songs on Sunday Morning

Originally published at DesiringGod.org In many modern churches, it has become common practice to feature a secular song at the beginning or end of a worship service. Pop music — including Taylor Swift, U2, Coldplay, and countless others — now functions as an outreach tool in Sunday morning gatherings. Whether it’s singing the popular Frozen anthem [...]