Introduction to the Book of Romans
The Gentiles in Rome are loved by God and called to belong to him, and be his holy people, along with Jewish followers of Jesus.
Falling from Pride to Humility in the Christian Walk
Pride, which causes a person to believe he or she does not need God, is the very root of the fall.
The Gospel for Younger People
In this Seven Minute Seminary video, Miriam Swanson of Fusion USA frames the good news around the particular desires, anxieties, and concerns around which young people orient themselves.
The Heart of Spiritual Formation
With the knowledge of this love firmly in place, we can avoid slipping into the favor-earning pattern so typical of many relationships.
Things We Must Remember in Spiritual Dry Seasons
If the desire of God for the spiritual life of the believer is a deeper and deeper level of trust, this can only be accomplished through a deeper and deeper level of growth.
Spiritual Awakening: The Golden Thread of Church History
In this Seven Minute Seminary video, Dr. David Thomas shares how awakenings are the golden thread that propels salvation-history forward, leading to deep impact in hearts as well as the social fabric in which it is birthed.
How to Get Through a Spiritually Dry Season
The greater the expectations for the relationship, the greater the potential of a dry season, and the greater the possible consequences.
The Best Environment for Spiritual Formation
The environment for this spiritual formation may include solitude, but its primary proving ground will be in community.
Seek Spiritual Formation That Avoids Pharisaism
To follow Jesus is to be called to live in courageous faith.
Herod the Great: A Darkened, Disturbed, and Dishonest Man
Jesus had not even learned to walk yet, and his family was already on the run.
The Annunciation Invited Mary into God’s Enfolding Drama
On the basis of God’s demonstrated character, at the Annunciation, Mary unleashed a torrent of thanksgiving, praise, and worship.
Jesus Is a Real Game Changer
Jesus is a stumbling stone for some but a stone of ascent for others. How one relates to him, then, makes all the difference.