What if you could outrun death? Would you try to do it? What got me thinking about this hypothetical concept was an article this week in the New York Times entitled, "An Hour of Running May Add 7 Hours to Your Life." Well, it's certainly an intriguing thought.
There can be no Easter without Good Friday. Death must precede resurrection.
Look at a map of the world and pick any country. Regardless of where you land, you will find that the culture there contains obstacles to meeting Christ.
It's that time of year again when Benjamin Franklin's famous quotation comes to mind: "In this world nothing is certain except death and taxes."
Since being introduced in 2012, the mobile app Snapchat has had quite a run. Millions of people have sent and received photos and messages that are short-lived and self-deleting.
When 17-year-old Jane Park became Britain's youngest lottery winner in 2013, she assumed it would fulfill her wildest dreams. In reality, hitting the jackpot turned her world into a living nightmare.
What will be the next step in the evolution of the gender revolution? Well, try to imagine a day when parents wait until their child goes to kindergarten before assigning their gender identity.
Have you ever worried that your faith was not strong enough? If so, what was the object of your faith in those anxious moments? Your faith, or God's love?
All of us feel the pressure that time places upon our lives. In the words of Dr. Seuss, "How did it get so late so soon? It's night before its afternoon. December is here before its June. My goodness how the time has flewn. How did it get so late so soon?"
Valentine's Day has long been a popular romantic holiday when couples share tangible expressions of love with one another. But what about those who are not currently in a loving relationship?
If you have ever wondered what "eternity" is like, guess what? You are already in it!
Given man's propensity to produce inventive stories while fabricating alternative "facts," it was only a matter of time before the 24-hour news cycle became inundated with "fake news." Sadly, we now live in a day where many choose to "tweet first, check the facts later."
Who among us is without fault? Who among us has never broken any of God's commandments?
In the physical realm, water quenches a person's thirst. In the spiritual realm, however, your thirst actually increases once you begin to drink God's "living water."
God has revealed in Scripture that lawbreakers deserve to be punished. In fact, God's holiness and perfect justice require it. And it's a good thing for us that God was willing to tell us about it.
Have you ever felt like God was pursuing you? If so, did it feel like a cop in a police car coming to arrest you, or more like a paramedic in an ambulance rushing to your rescue?
Every child of God can experience a strong hunger for the Word of God. Just as healthy people have a natural appetite for food, healthy Christians have a spiritual hunger for Scripture. But what if you find yourself lacking any real hunger for God's Word? The solution to this problem is actually quite simple.
The Lord has given Tim Keller an exceptional ability to faithfully navigate in our postmodern culture with diplomacy and tact.
How comfortable are you when it comes to approaching God? Do you tend to be quite bold when talking to the Lord, or rather timid?
As disciples of Jesus Christ, we want others to know the Lord and to receive God's love, forgiveness, and eternal salvation.... But how can we best approach this topic with someone who is already quite religious?
Sir Roger Penrose is a highly respected English mathematical physicist, mathematician and philosopher of science. He received the 1988 Wolf Prize for physics, which he shared with Stephen Hawking for their work in showing the necessity for cosmological singularities.
Mature Christians tend to work tirelessly for justice. It stems from a deep concern for the vulnerable, the isolated, the weak, and the sick.
There is no question that the Lord unleashed His wrath against the sins of the Canaanites. When you engage in practices like incest, adultery, homosexuality, and bestiality, it is going to provoke your Creator.
Man has invented many wild stories over the centuries, but few are more far-fetched than Charles Darwin's theory of evolution by natural selection.
When bank employees at Wells Fargo set up 2 million fake accounts in order to meet their sales quotas, they had no idea they might inadvertently be contributing to the salvation of Warren Buffett's soul.