writes for Cru's publications as a missionary journalist. He earned a master’s degree in Christian studies at Regent College in Vancouver, British Columbia. Philip balances family life along with bike riding, drawing and whittling toy cars. Contact him at Philip.Long@cru.org.
Do you just read your Bible to make you feel better? What happens when it doesn’t?
No amount of hand-wringing or plotting on my part is going to bring about a repentant heart.
Thanksgiving is no quick, easy fix, or recipe for skipping past our emotions. In fact, it’s the opposite. When your fists are balled, hold onto God who can take on any anxiety.
The book of Job illustrates how we can relate to God when we suffer.
Learn how God relates to us when we suffer through the Bible story of Job. We've compiled list of articles on different life struggles such as addiction, depression, spritual dryness, marital strife and more. If you are suffering from something specific today, browse this list of resources that can help you in your journey.
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Most life-changing encounters with God usually involve deep emotional, physical or psychological pain.
Learn what the Passover meal, the setting of the Lord’s supper, means to us today.
Why does candy sometimes seem more real to me at Easter than the Resurrection?
There are ways to make Halloween a day to spread the love of Christ.
We’ve adopted four sayings into our everyday verbiage that may offer less biblical truth than we think.
I believe nature is one of the most powerful tools we have in worship and evangelism.
With the new Star Wars release, a die hard fan reflects on why this story tugs on our hearts.
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