Christian Teaching

Fast Food? Jesus Would Make a Meal Out of It

Jesus probably wasn’t too fussy about what he ate. He even did some fast food eating himself one time… grain on the run.

Finding True Rest in a World That’s Too Busy

The more we can trust that God is in control and cares for us, and that we don’t have to earn his approval, the more we’ll be able to “rest” .

Our Responsibility to the Future

Christians owe it to the future to again be classified as the kindest of all – people who love well, live well and serve well, writes Brian Harris.

What Would Jesus Say to Leaders?

The whole point of being a leader is to ‘eat last’; to serve; to sacrifice your personal good for the gain of the team, writes Sam Chan.

Knowledge or Wisdom? One is Better Than the Other

While it is useful to be knowledgeable, it is rather far more important to be wise, writes theological thinker Brian Harris.

Why Do We Love Origin Stories?

Many hit movies are about the hero’s origins…. and we’re intrigued by our own origins, too, taking DNA tests to trace our ancestors. Why the fascination?

Why Do I Hate Vacuuming?

Vacuuming is boring. It’s indoors. But mowing the lawn is exciting. It’s outdoors. There’s danger! Context is everything.

What Shall We Do About Our Coffee Snobbery?

In the Bible, Jesus says sin is being confident of your own righteousness and looking down on others is a sin. Does that make coffee snobbery, sinful?

The Reason to Rejoice

Whether you are in a time of rejoicing or a time of suffering, you will always have a reason to rejoice, writes Dr Eliezer Gonzalez.

Why We Must Remember our Christian History

History is needed. Even our Christian history. It is needed in all its gore and glory. We learn from it, and we lean into the future secured by its weight.

Hey Christian, Don’t ‘Quiet Quit’ Your Faith

Quiet quitting the Christian life is when people bear no fruit because of ‘the cares of the world’… or as we might put it today, “everyday life”.

Does Church Matter?

The church needs to be made up of genuine disciples – even if the music is lousy, and the congregation a tad unusual, writes Brian Harris.

Life On Mission is About Three Simple Things

Your friends don’t need another world-changing evangelist, they need you—and talking to them about Jesus is easier than you might think.

John and Amy’s Kitchen Table – And What it Says About Worship

We need to build Christian worship that complements both old and new, and is true… Worship cannot be aesthetics alone, writes Stephen McAlpine.

Why We Need to Get Serious About Having Fun

Experts say we need to get serious about having fun. But writer Caroline Spencer asks if we’re missing something that is even better.

The Day I Discovered my Inner Narcissist

That uncomfortable moment when you take a personality test and are served with words like “image-conscious, pretentious, dishonest and superficial.”

Treasures in the Darkness

Next time you’re facing a tough time, or perhaps you’re facing one now, Jesus has promised to be with you. There really are treasures in the darkness.

Be a Wise Builder

Through both intentional and unconscious decisions, you have been building your life. The question is, what kind of building are you building?