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?

Happier

You’ll be a lot happier as soon as you realize that every day won’t necessarily be happy.

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Parking

A reminder to able-bodied drivers: a parking space for the disabled (including the adjacent area marked off by diagonal yellow lines) is not a temporary parking zone for you–even if you keep your engine running or plan to be there … Continue reading

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Sovereignty

Believing in God’s sovereignty means that sometimes you’re going to be disappointed. And it’s OK.

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Longings

Let my troubles awaken in me longings not for earth but for heaven.

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Resentment

Resist the temptation to nurse at the breast of resentment. In the short term it will taste good and give you strength. In the long term the bitter poison will kill you.

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Embarrassed

“We’re embarrassed about things we should be proud of, and proud of things we should be embarrassed about.” — Jerry Seinfeld

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Forfeits

Once a church surrenders to the spirit of the age, it forfeits its right to exist.

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Choices

“It is our choices, Harry, that show what we truly are, far more than our abilities.”― J.K. Rowling

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Situation

“Take the present situation as it is and try to deal with what it brings you, in a spirit of generosity and love. God is much in the difficult home problems as in the times of quiet and prayer, isn’t … Continue reading

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A Bold Reappraisal of an Old Narrative about Fundamentalism

Did American fundamentalists go into a broad cultural retreat following the Scopes trial? Madison Trammel’s new book, Fundamentalists in the Public Square: Evolution, Alcohol, and Culture Wars after the Scopes Trial, suggests that we take another look. Stan and Doug … Continue reading

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