God’s Magnificent Obsession

The Bible transcends time. Its message lives and breathes for people in every age—be it premodern, modern, or postmodern. The latter is the world in which we find ourselves. In my 2009 book, From Eternity to Here, I presented three tales that sought to narrate God’s ultimate passion. Those tales are solidly grounded in Scripture. [Read More…]

When Tragedy Strikes

One of the most imaginable horrors in life is that of losing a child. Laura Diehl has come out with a powerful new book on this very subject, written from first-hand experience. It’s called When Tragedy Strikes. I caught up with Laura recently to discuss her new book. Enjoy! Instead of asking, “what is your [Read More…]

Muhammad Ali & The Beatles – A Lesson About Greatness

It was February 1964. Cassius Clay (who would later change his name to Muhammad Ali) was relatively unknown. The Beatles were just becoming known in the United States. Both were about to make history and be called “the greatest.” But that would come later. The Beatles were relaxing in Florida and asked to meet the [Read More…]

A Frustrated Christian Asks Serious Questions

The groundbreaking discipleship course, How to Live by the Indwelling Life of Christ, is open for registration until June 13th. I’m asking those of you who are Jesus-followers to respond to someone who wrote us recently with the following. Maria [name changed] gave us permission to post her email to my blog readers. Some information [Read More…]