Putting a Fleece Before The Lord

Gideon puts God to the test in order to guarantee an improbable victory. Was it commendable, or was it the desperate act of a weak and insecure faith?

God Doesn’t Call the Equipped, He Equips the Called

Have you ever felt like God required something of you that you were not capable of delivering? I think Gideon did.

Syncretism and Those “Functional Gods”

God’s response to religious syncretism is much more direct and candid than my wife’s response to culinary syncretism.

When We Need the “Edification Chair”

I once heard a child psychologist say that for every negative statement a child hears about oneself, they need seven positives to reinforce their self-esteem.

You Don’t Belong In That Cave

Gideon’s story in the sixth chapter of the book of Judges begins in a time of crisis and desperation. The Israelites had drifted far from God's decrees.

Misplaced Trust: How Are You ‘Faithing’?

In Isaiah 31, we see God calling His people to stop trusting in man and to begin faithing by trusting in Him during a season of uncertainty.

What Is The Purpose of Your Strengths?

In 1 Corinthians 12, Paul uses the brilliant illustration of the human body to relate the importance of Christ-followers working together for God's kingdom purposes.

The Weight of Worry

It’s been noted that you can be as unfaithful to God through worry as well as through worldliness.

Beast Mode and The Prosperity of the Wicked

Have you ever found yourself frustrated—even angry—at the prosperity of the wicked? It can be hard to navigate these emotions.

Whose Side Are You On Right Now?

So many of us want to know: Is God on my side? Do I have the moral authority on an issue? That's why Joshua 5 is so important.