Why Study the Books of 1–3 John

John’s Last DaysThe Apostle John probably settled in Ephesus at the end of his life. He likely spent his final years among the Christians there, ministering to the new generation of Jesus’s disciples. As the l...

5 Questions about the Psalms

Q. What is the purpose of the psalms?A: The covenant name YHWH is used nearly seven hundred times in the Psalms! The Psalms are LORD-centered monotheistic songs. That is, they praise the one true Creator, the ...

The Moonshot

In September 1962, on grainy, black-and-white tube televisions allacross the United States, John F. Kennedy threw down a challenge,ending his speech to forty thousand people at Rice Stadium inHouston, Texas on...

Are You Happy and You Know It?

(Adapted from Chapter 1, How Happiness Happens by Max Lucado) How long has it been since you felt a level of contagious, infectious, unflappable, unstoppable happiness? Maybe your answer is “I feel that way...

Lord of His Life

Jesus didn’t just walk away from toxic people; he was also willing to walk away for purposes of ministry effectiveness and strategy. He never allowed the desire of others to dictate who he spent his time with....