The life of evangelical churches and their spiritual leaders has been portrayed in some recent films and series. Can they help us start conversations?
How integrity can tame the beast of bribes and extortion.
In all walks of life, we run the risk of performing for those watching us.
Envy is the best friend of pride.
Humility is not just something God prefers. Humility is not an arbitrary demand we can hope to bypass. Nor is humility a contrast to God’s supposed demand for the spotlight.
What may stir pride in the preacher? When might we be vulnerable to this great enemy?
A think tank analysed the programme of last year’s Swedish LGBT festival and found an alarming collision with public health policies. Per Ewert of the Clapham Institutet says the findings show the ‘colourful darkness’ of the movement.
God says that he will exalt the humble and reject the proud. And there is nothing worse in approaching God than to go in a proud way.
John Piper: “Donald Trump’s immoral behavior in the past, and his ongoing unwillingness to renounce it as evil, show that he is morally unfit to lead our nation.”
God did not look at the arrogant young Joseph and say, ‘That’s it. He’s blown it. I can’t do anything with him.’ Not at all.
Anyone who puts his faith in himself has a short future. One of the biggest dangers of our day for both men and women is pride.