When we offer criticism we express that something is lacking and requires our contribution. However, when we offer encouragement we acknowledge that success is present apart from our contribution. This often requires a great deal more humility.
Are there certain words that Christians should never use? Or, is our speech merely evaluated by its effects and our motives? In other words, what is wholesome speech according to the Bible?
Our culture seems to have an endless amount of definitions for love. But how does the Bible define love?
What is the church’s role in caring for the poor?
Although the Bible seems to say a fair amount in regards to marriage, it seems to say little to nothing about dating/courtship. Therefore, I have a pretty good idea about “how” to cultivate and sustain a healthy biblical marriage, but what biblical texts can I look to in order to identify “who” to marry?
Are the fruit of the Spirit in Galatians 5 gender neutral? What I mean, should both male and female Christians embody all of the fruit of the Spirit listed in this text?
I recognize that gentleness is a fruit of the Spirit that every Christian should possess. However, how do I reconcile gentleness with Jesus who fashioned a whip to drive the money changers out of the temple?
The vast majority of Americans are undoubtedly rich, especially when compared to the rest of the world. But what makes this nation so wealthy?
What does the Bible really teach about alcohol? Should a Christian drink?
Where does anger come from, and how can I uproot it from my heart?