Articles about Tim Challies

Tim Challies is a Christian husband and father, a prominent blogger, author, and co-founder of Cruciform Press.

How Evangelism is Kind of Like Fishing

Jesus told Simon and Andrew that He would make them 'fishers of men.' Because they were fishermen, Jesus' words carried more meaning than if they had been tailors, or football players. Here, Tim Challies details a few of the more significant ideas behind fishing for people.

The Half-Trained Dog

How often do we settle for just 'good enough'? It's easy to become complacent, especially with regard to specific sins that may be difficult to overcome. Following Jesus closely doesn't leave room for us to settle for less than His best... we need to train ourselves to be godly.

Historical Objects that Help Tell the Story of Easter

Both Christians and skeptics alike are interested in extra-biblical evidence for accounts found in Scripture. Of particular interest are bits of evidence for the life and death of Jesus. Here we see how the Pilate Stone and the Alexamenos Graffito add credibility to the events.

I Fear God, and I’m Afraid of God

What does it really mean to fear God? Is this fear good? Tim Challies writes about different kinds of fear, especially in light of recently losing his son Nick.