How to Stay Christian at College: Three Timeless Truths

It has never been easy to be a college student. You face pressure from every side to answer the perennial question: So, what are you going to do with the rest of your life? That’s not to mention the social stressors of figuring out where you belong, and perhaps of being away from home for the first time. Your years at university can be thrilling, yes, but they can also be daunting.

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Steady Hope for Storm-Tossed Families

Today, we are living through what is arguably the most rapid change in family structure in human history. Standards and principles that were once commonplace now seem on the verge of extinction. As David Brooks puts it, “The sexual revolution has come and gone, and it’s left us with no governing norms of family life, no guiding values, no articulated ideals.”1 In such a cultural climate, it is absolutely vital for us to know what we believe about the role of the family, where we belong in relation to the family, and how, as outposts of God’s kingdom, our families ought to operate.

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‘God Is’: A Devotional Guide to the Attributes of God

Being a believer entails a lifelong pursuit of getting to know God better. It’s an ongoing journey that involves studying the Bible and gaining a deeper understanding of God by learning about the many facets of His nature.

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Wallpaper: God Has Provided

“When we live in the enjoyment of what God has provided in creation for us, then we may enjoy it to the full.”
— Alistair Begg

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“He Set My Feet upon a Rock”

“He drew me up from the pit of destruction, out of the miry bog, and set my feet upon a rock, making my steps secure.” (Psalm 40:2)

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“You Are Not Your Own”

It is a countercultural, widely unacceptable notion to say you are not the owner of your own body. Again and again we instead read or hear things like this: “You are your own person. What you do with your body is entirely up to you. It’s nobody else’s business.” So when we read Paul’s reminder to the Corinthian church in 1 Corinthians 6:19–20, it hits like a ballistic missile, exploding the mythologies of our day.

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Weekly Wallpaper: Spiritual Maturity

“Spiritual maturity can be determined in part by gauging what we’re running from and what we’re running to.”
— Alistair Begg

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Would You Leave Everything to Follow Jesus?

If we were to conduct a survey with only one question on it, “What does it mean to follow Jesus Christ?” we would receive many different answers. Some would say that following Jesus means being religious, others that it means attending church, and still others that it means learning what Jesus taught, putting into practice the Sermon on the Mount, or loving your neighbor. But while these responses all get at part of the whole truth, their sum would not provide a complete answer.

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Alistair Begg on the Keswick Convention

Dear Friend,

Few if any of you will have heard of Canon Thomas Harford-Battersby. (Don’t Google, I’m going to explain!) He was once the vicar of St John’s Church in Keswick, a market town in the Lake District of England. He, along with his friend Robert Wilson, began the first Keswick Convention in 1875.

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Topics: Letters From Alistair Begg


‘Read This First’: A Helpful Handbook to Enhance Your Bible Reading

Studying the Bible takes time, and learning from all that it teaches can be significantly helped by applying strategies that facilitate deeper understanding. The book Read This First: A Simple Guide to Getting the Most from the Bible is a brief, easy-to-read handbook that provides specific instruction for discerning what God is saying in the most important book in history.

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