Eternity is Now in Session

Most of us think of eternity as something that begins after we die. However, Jesus doesn’t talk about eternity that way. In fact, Jesus defines ‘eternal life’ only once, with great precision, and in a […]

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How Do I Know if I’m Really Saved?

Some people think that salvation is merely about meeting the minimal entrance requirements needed to get into heaven when they die. But that’s not how Jesus talked about it. Rightly understood, salvation is an invitation […]

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I’d Like You More if You Were More like Me

We want people in our lives we can trust, confide in, and turn to when life gets tough—people who not only appreciate our gifts, but who are also fully aware of our flaws and failures […]

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Your Magnificent Chooser

We all have choices to make every day, even the youngest children. The choices kids make play a large part in forming who they grow to be as adults. Those choices can include whether to […]

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All The Places To Go

How will you know?

Very rarely in the Bible does God command someone to “Stay”. He opens a door, and then he invites us to walk through it — into the unknown. And how we choose to respond will […]

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Soul Keeping

Caring For the Most Important Part of You

The soul is NOT “a theological and abstract subject.” The soul is the coolest, eeriest, most mysterious, evocative, crucial, sacred, eternal, life-directing, fragile, indestructible, controversial, expensive dimension of your existence. Jesus said it’s worth more […]

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Who Is This Man?

The Unpredictable Impact of the Inescapable Jesus

On the eve of his crucifixion it seemed like Jesus’ influence on the world had ended. On the contrary, it had just begun. In Who Is This Man?, Ortberg reveals how Jesus has impacted civilization […]

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Everybody’s Normal Till You Get To Know Them

Normal? Who’s Normal? Not you, that’s for sure! No one you’ve ever met, either. None of us are normal according to God’s definition, and the closer we get to each other, the plainer that becomes. […]

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Everybody’s Normal Till You Get To Know Them, softcover

Normal? Who’s Normal? Not you, that’s for sure! No one you’ve ever met, either. None of us are normal according to God’s definition, and the closer we get to each other, the plainer that becomes. […]

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If You Want to Walk on Water, You’ve Got to Get Out of the Boat

Winner of the 2002 Christianity Today Book Award! You’re One Step Away from the Adventure of Your Life. Deep within you lies the same faith and longing that sent Peter walking across the wind-swept Sea […]

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