If Christmas—“with the kids jingle belling and everyone telling you be of good cheer”—is the most wonderful time of the year, New Year’s is probably the most optimistic time of the year. It is the time of year in which, having taken some time to
Phil Vischer grew up in a family in which dinnertime conversation was about people who had done great things for God around the world. His maternal great-grandfather was the first non-denominational radio preacher in America, who preached every Sunday morning on the radio from 1923
Hebrews 13:17 exhorts, “Obey your leaders and submit to them, for they are keeping watch over your souls, as those who will have to give an account. Let them do this with joy and not with groaning, for that would be of no advantage to
As we have seen in our study of the one another instructions in the New Testament, the gospel has very tangible relational implications. In Ephesians 5:18–21 we see how being Spirit-filled leads to joyful submission to one another out of our reverence for Christ.