Story Team Weekly: Floored

“God, why did you let me go through this?” Malayia cried out through tears, lying facedown on the floor of her dorm room. “Why have you forgotten about me?” The weight Malayia had carried all semester was too heavy for her to bear. She’d reached her breaking point.Malayia grew up in Beaumont, Texas and dreamed of attending the University of Texas at Austin (UT). After graduating third in her high school class, she became the first person in her family to attend college. She came to UT planni … [Read more...]

5 Minutes in Church History: The Ten Theses of Berne

The city of Berne is in northern Germany, toward the west, not too far from the border with the Netherlands. In 1520, Berchtold Haller came to the church at St. Vincent in the city. Haller had been influenced by Philip Melanchthon and Huldrych Zwingli. Later, especially after 1521, Haller and Zwingli would correspond often and would consider themselves allies.Haller was interested in Reformation ideas and was leaning toward the Reformation, but the city was not. In 1523, the city affirmed … [Read more...]

Reasonable Faith Podcast: Dr. Craig Visits an Amazing Laboratory!

Dr. Craig tours the labs of one of the most important chemists in the world! What did he discover? [display_podcast]KEVIN HARRIS: Professor James M. Tour is one of the ten most cited chemists in the world. Dr. Craig, you and Jan had a chance to spend some time with him.DR. WILLIAM LANE CRAIG: We did!KEVIN HARRIS: Let’s talk about some of the interesting work that he does. Then we are going to get into an article written about him.DR. CRAIG:OK. We met James Tour in France about a … [Read more...]

White Horse Inn: From Doctrine to Doxology

[display_podcast]Everyone has an intricate belief system that takes some kind of faith and leads us to worship. Each belief system, whether secular or religious, is rooted in some kind of narrative or story that ends up forming a person’s core values, goals, and habits. As we have seen in previous episodes, all of these things are bound together. The same is true with the Christian story and how we relate the drama to the doctrines and worship we derive from it.How should we respond to t … [Read more...]

Breakpoint: Faith in the People? (REPUBLICS, DEMOCRACIES, AND GOD)

Will we make it as a nation? That depends on where we put our trust. And lately, it’s been pointed in the wrong direction. [display_podcast]Like many of you, I watched the inauguration of Donald Trump as the 45th President of the United States. And like many of you, there was much I appreciated in the ceremonies and also things that concerned me.But what really caught my attention were the remarks of New Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer. After painting a very grim picture of the st … [Read more...]

Ask Pastor John: What If I Ruin My Kids?

Welcome back to the Ask Pastor John podcast with John Piper. We begin a new week with a question from a young woman named Kate. “Dear Pastor John, thank you so much for all that your ministry has done for my faith and relationship with God. I can’t fully express how much your words have changed my walk with Christ forever. I was very encouraged by your words in episode 908 about fatherhood, directed to the husband of a wife who wanted children. In the episode, you said, ‘There are glories of moth … [Read more...]