The Fruit of Anger is Almost Always Rotten

The Fruit of Anger is Almost Always Rotten

If you’ve been a Christian for a long time, you’ve probably heard two distinct ideas about anger. The first is that anger is sinful (it’s not necessarily). The second is that anger is sinful unless it’s “righteous indignation” over things that are wrong (which is...
Breaking Free from the Bondage of Anger

Breaking Free from the Bondage of Anger

Six years ago, I stood before our church as we started a new message series called Healing, and introduced the sermon saying, “Hi. My name is Brandon. I’m a Christian who struggles with anger.” For the first fifteen years of my ministry, I learned to...
In a Culture War, There Can Be No Truce Nor Victory, So…

In a Culture War, There Can Be No Truce Nor Victory, So…

Hobby Lobby went to court. World Vision changed its hiring policy. Then they changed it back. The President visited the Pope. It’s been a big week – not for the kingdom, but for western evangelicalism. And it hasn’t been pretty. The church is called,...

3 Things That Christians Should Be Angry About Today

Anger isn’t bad. It’s an emotion. It’s a matter of deciding what to be angry about, how angry to be, and how long to stay angry. Sometimes, I see Christians getting angry about things that seem like misplaced priorities. What catches my attention is...

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