We live in a hyper-sexualized society that makes it difficult to remain sexually pure, but Christians can avoid sexual sin when equipped by the Holy Spirit with the truths of God's Word.
Conflict is a part of life in this fallen world, but Christians can handle conflict in a way that reflects the love and wisdom of God in the Gospel of Jesus Christ.
The cost of godliness can be great, but not as great as the cost of compromise. Paul teaches us how to avoid moral failures in the church and in our personal lives.
Dealing with sin in the church is painful and can by very messy, especially when the guilty are unrepentant. Thankfully God gives us clear instruction on how the church can handle unrepentant sin.
Every Christian is called to be a disciple-making disciple. What qualities do we need in order to fulfill our calling effectively?
What does our relationship with Jesus look like now, until the day when we see Him face to face in Heaven?
Considering our calling in Christ Jesus to be humble servants, it is foolish to be proud.
We're often very concerned with what people think of us, but it's what God thinks that should matter most.
We can trust God's omnipotent hand to hold us fast no matter what trials and temptations we face.
Jesus is worthy of occupying the center of our lives, but because of our sin it's easy to let him get pushed to the perimeter. Here are three ways we can keep Jesus at the center.
Every Christian wants to be spiritually mature, but some still act like infants in Christ. Paul helps us identify two marks of spiritual immaturity that every believer needs to grow beyond and leave behind.
What are the ideas that fueled the Protestant Reformation and why do they still matter today?
Christianity isn't anti-intellectual, rather it's a rational faith rooted in God's wisdom, given by God's Spirit, for God's people.
If we are going to have God's blessing as a church, then we must make sure we are preaching the right message, with the right method, for the right reason.
Though the cross of Christ is foolishness to the world, it is the wisdom and power of God for salvation to all who believe.
Fractures in church can have devastating effects on our unity in the faith.
God is faithful to take messy people and turn them into his mighty saints.
Prayer is the glue that holds all the pieces of uncommon community together.
We can't have victory over sin on our own, therefore God plans to use his people to restore us and bear our burdens.
Because each day can be full of discouraging news and overwhelming circumstances, we need to encourage one another with truths that are greater than our troubles.
God calls us to submit to one another and mutual submission requires humility and trust.
Serving is not easy, but when we remind ourselves of our identity in Jesus, serving becomes part of who we are.
If we really know God, then we are compelled to love others the way he has loved us.
Though we are many, we are each called into the unity of uncommon community known as the body of Christ. Each of us needs the community and the community needs each one of us.