Kingdom values have helped bring radical transformation in society precisely when Christians understood their calling to be salt and light in the public square.
The experience of God granting their desires did not draw the people of God any nearer to him.
Counsellor and author Ed Welch: “Our goal as people who have known Christ is to love Jesus above all else, and in that, there is freedom to love other things well, and to know when to say no”.
There are certain things which seem to open suddenly a new dimension to us: a brief moment of eternity.
John Stevens, National Director of the Fellowship of Independent Evangelical Churches in the UK, examines the particular challenges to sexual integrity that Christian leaders face.
We are our own worst enemy when we follow only our own desires.
Desire itself is not evil, on the contrary, it is a delight in pleasure implanted by an infinitely festive Creator.
God wants us to tell him our desires and dialogue with us over them; but most of all he wants us to delight ourselves in him.