Devotion index



Encountering God

Life together

Spreading the Word




Personal honesty

The battle

Living faithfully

Spiritual practices

Lectio Divina

Book reviews

Books for ministry

Christian pop culture

Travel writing

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John 21:17

The third time he said to him, "Simon son of John, do you love me?"

Peter was hurt because Jesus asked him the third time, "Do you love me?" He said, "Lord, you know all things; you know that I love you."

Jesus said, "Feed my sheep."

Personal honesty

Post-Truth Christians
Of all people, Christians should care about the truth. After all, Jesus did. 1/17

The Stories We Tell Ourselves
What happens when the way we have always made sense of our life turns out to be wrong?10/13

What Repentance Looks Like
The founder of Exodus International gives us a rare example of what repentance looks like. 6/13

Repentanceā€”The Necessary Beginning
A huge problem for the local church is that not many of us are repenting. 6/13

Jesus for President
Jesus would not be the perfect candidate, despite what some Christians say. It's our job to discover why. 1/12

Consider the Source
It would do us good to know where our non-essential beliefs come from. 8/08

Brand-Name Christianity
Is our faith based on thorough investigations and experiences, or on what we hear from famous Christian leaders? 3/06

It's easy to fall into the trap of thinkng God owes us. 2/02

Unless we set a careful watch on our soul, we can come to believe some seriously wrong things about God. 11/01

People Are Watching
Some thoughts on the damage caused by Christian leaders when they sin. 2/01

The Nature of the Beast
Coming to the realization that we're not "all basically good deep down inside." 5/00

Wrong Turns
Why do we get so far down the road before we realize we're wrong? 4/00

A Sense of Self Worth
Our sense of ourselves doesn't depend on what others think of us. 2/00