The Gospel Calls Us to Perfection, Not Perfectionism

Holiness is a hard challenge. The key is surrender, not striving....


When Does the Bible Allow Divorce?

When we face challenging marital circumstances (whether they are our own or those of our loved ones), we may struggle with deep, hard questions: What are the biblical grounds for divorce? Are my marriage struggles just the product of two sinners marrying? Or are these struggles legitimate grounds for divorce? How can God’s Word help me discern what is right?...


Small Church Pastors Have A Different Skill Set, Not A Lesser One

When we judge ministry success by only one characteristic (numerical growth) we miss what other pastors can teach us.....


Museum of the Bible to unveil world's longest illustrated Bible on National Mall

The Museum of the Bible in Washington, D.C., has announced its plan to unfold a facsimile of what is believed to the world’s longest illustrated Bible along the Lincoln Memorial Reflecting Pool on the National Mall....


Why Do Some Pastors Sabotage Their Own Ministries?

How often do you fantasize about doing something else, something that refuses to weigh so heavily on your soul, something that offers more money? Or less? Something that doesn’t cost your family so much of their time, energy, and privacy? Something that helps you feel “normal” when you talk to fellow parents at your child’s school or their weekly sporting event? Do you ever wonder if there might be another way to make a living that doesn’t cost so much?...


  • Pelagius
    The Age of Pelagius

    For decades now our politics and culture have been dominated by a particular philosophy of freedom. It is a philosophy of liberation from family and tradition, of escape from God and community, a philosophy of self-creation and unrestricted, unfettered free choice....

Richard Silver

Faith Bites

  • Messiah

    It is more important to know who the messiah is than guess who the antichrist will be

    In today’s world, humanity is desperately seeking someone with a strong hand to take the helm and bring about world peace—a leader who has the ability to compromise and appease every faction to stop all the madness.But what character traits are truly needed to navigate the currents of public opinion that shape the world in which we live? For the past 2,000 years, people have anxiously tried to analyze who the Antichrist might be and when he might be revealed.....