Author Archives: Stan Guthrie

About Stan Guthrie

Stan Guthrie is an editor at large for Christianity Today magazine and for the Chuck Colson Center for Christian Worldview. His latest book is God's Story in 66 Verses. He also is author of All that Jesus Asks: How His Questions Can Teach and Transform Us, Missions in the Third Millennium: 21 Key Trends for the 21st Century, and A Concise Guide to Bible Prophecy. He is co-author of The Sacrament of Evangelism. Besides authoring, writing, and editing books, Stan is a literary agent, bringing together good authors, good books, and good publishers. Stan writes the monthly Priorities colum for BreakPoint.org. He has appeared on National Public Radio's €œTell Me More,€ WGN's Milt Rosenberg program, and many Christian shows, including The Eric Metaxas Show and Moody Radio'€™s €œNew Day Florida.€ A licensed minister and an inspirational speaker, he served as moderator for the Christian Book Expo panel discussion, Does the God of Christianity Exist, and What Difference Does It Make?

Impossible

“We are all faced with a series of great opportunities brilliantly disguised as impossible situations.” — Chuck Swindoll

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Demonstrate

Do my words and actions demonstrate that the gospel really is good news?

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Peace

“You are a Christian today only because God was the first to seek peace with you.” ― Thomas Brooks

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Pains

“Though every man naturally abhorreth sorrow, and loves the most merry and joyful life; yet few do love the way to joy, or will endure the pains by which it is obtained.” ― Richard Baxter

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Drew Barrymore and the Unlikely Pursuit of Sexual Purity

By Stan Guthrie Many of us probably became aware of actress Drew Barrymore when she played Gertie, the little girl in Stephen Spielberg’s 1982 blockbuster, E.T. the Extraterrestrial. In many ways, Drew’s life has been an otherworldly jaunt into Hollywood fame, … Continue reading

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Possess

“I have held many things in my hands, and I have lost them all; but whatever I have placed in God’s hands, that I still possess.” ― Martin Luther

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Gratitude

“When it comes to life the critical thing is whether you take things for granted or take them with gratitude.” ― G.K. Chesterton

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Terms

If the Old Testament teaches anything, surely it is that we come to Him on His terms, not ours.

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Reason

“Reason is itself a matter of faith. It is an act of faith to assert that our thoughts have any relation to reality at all.” ― G.K. Chesterton

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Why Thanksgiving Matters

Stan Guthrie One day Jesus encountered thanklessness while traversing what Puritan commentator Matthew Henry calls “the frontier-country, the marches that lay between Samaria and Galilee.” The story is found in Luke 17.

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