My name is Jeremy, and I’m a smoker. I’m acknowledging that overcoming addiction through Christ is possible. More than that, I’m preaching it to myself if not others. If Christ can overcome death, he can conquer my addiction, you of little faith.
We may not know just how spiritually deprived we are until we sit at the table for daily devotional time with God. Have you ever noticed how hunger may only strike once you’ve smelled dinner cooking in the kitchen? I suggest we put our nose in the Bible and our knees on the floor every morning.
I never thought of myself as addicted, but there was one sure way to find out, and that’s why I quit Twitter and will again. I needed to prove I was using Twitter for the practical and edifying reasons I told myself, not slavish dependency or the self-centered affirmation I might get from likes and follows.
Whether we should use musical instruments in church worship remains an ongoing, sometimes intense debate in at least a few Christian circles. The most conservative among us are worried about their potential misuse.
Jesus said, “Go therefore and make disciples of all nations” (Mt 28:19). In this video, we can see the rise and spread of Christianity throughout the world as the Spirit moved God’s people to preach the gospel.
I launched my first podcast in 2009 when most people didn’t know what the word podcast even meant. Throughout the years, my show(s) took on various formats under a variety of names. There was, for instance, The Jeremy Sarber Program, Be Ready Always, Discovering Grace, and one short-lived political commentary called, Coffee & Cigarettes, which […]
The addictive nature of smartphones is intentional. Many apps are designed to hook users just like a slot machine. In this video by Vox, former Google design ethicist discusses how to not be addicted to your phone.
The psalmist writes, “I wait on the LORD, my soul waits, and in his word I hope” (Ps 130:5). He doesn’t quit or attempt to force the pace to change. He does not despair nor does he allow himself to become impetuous. Instead, he patiently waits for the Lord by trusting his word.
The online tides may be turning. Perhaps people are growing weary of the Internet’s lack of privacy, intentional addictiveness, and incessant advertising. Droves are quitting social media and voicing online privacy concerns.
Alabaster Co. is now accepting backers on Kickstarter for the next installment of their Beautiful Bible project: an illustrated book of Psalms. Granted, these Bible book editions are pricey and impractical, but they look great on the coffee table.
After weeks of searching for a three-ring binder that communicates quality more than the cheap plastic versions available at every office supply store, I stumbled upon Jenni Bick Bookbinding. While they offer drool-worthy leather covers, I let frugality make the decision and purchased one made of bonded leather. I am thoroughly pleased by both the […]