An Inside-Out Life

An Inside-Out Life

The spiritual life is inside-out. Instead of a life we live on our own strength, the life of Christ manifests itself in us. We act not of our own accord, but out of the power of the Spirit who dwells in us. Because of our position in Christ, God has empowered us with...
Persuasive Peacemaking

Persuasive Peacemaking

“Be quick to hear, slow to speak and slow to anger” (James 1:19b). We would do well to heed this exhortation from James, not letting our anger control our words. After all, fools speak quickly out of the overflow of their emotion, letting rashness instead...
An Inside-Out Life

A Question on Fighting Temptation

Question: I’ve heard you talk about four areas of temptation and responses to fight them; what are they? In my book Conformed to His Image I discuss that each person has his or her own unique “flesh signature” (i.e., people are tempted in different ways and degrees)....