Considering the Rights of My Neighbor

At our home groups, and in our large group meetings, we’re slowly studying our way through the book of Exodus. Everybody knows about the amazing stories of Egypt and the Red Sea and Moses and the Miracles, and those are indeed amazing things to study, but we...

Jesus summons us from anxiety.

In his book Confronted by Grace, John Webster has some great insight into the way Jesus’ famous teaching about worry and anxiety in Matthew 6 applies to our current situation: “Do not be anxious,” Jesus tells us. What’s the anxiety in mind...

Equality and Our Father

Around 1650 years ago, John Chrysostom taught verse by verse through the book of Matthew for the church he pastored. When he reached the famous beginning of the Lord’s prayer, “In this manner, therefore, pray: Our Father in heaven…” …he...

Being a Good Leader

Want to be a good leader, according to the Bible’s standards? Daniel Block: In keeping with a fundamental tenet of biblical leadership, the primary function of leaders is not defined in terms of the tasks they are expected to perform but in terms of the kind of...