What kind of things do you say about yourself? I used to be so hyper-critical of myself that one day the Holy Spirit spoke to me about it...
- January 19, 2010 |
If you direct the fiery emotion of anger in the right way, it can motivate you to accomplish something good. But if you let it burn out of control, its flames will damage your life and relationships with others...
- January 19, 2010 |
The images streaming in from Haiti look like scenes from Dante's Inferno. The scale of the calamity is unprecedented. In many ways, Haiti has almost ceased to exist.
Iin many congregations, leaders often resist any measure that would enable their congregation to have a dynamic future.
Christians in Muslim countries face harsh persecution, but a lack of media attention silences their stories.
Religious faith and fervor have not disappeared in the modern world -- as some have noted, the secularists have simply turned to ecology.
Tolkien, Lewis, Tolstoy and O'Connor... these were great writers because of their Christian faith, not in spite of it. Is God calling you to tell a story?
How much do we really need to know about a person's needs or a particular situation in order to pray effectively?
Many people are losing heart in these days. Trials overwhelm them and situations in life threaten to distract, discourage, and disillusion. But God wants us to have a heart fully alive and filled with his destiny and plans.
Even with God, risk really means risk, and it can cost us all we have. But when we take risks with God, we gain all He has.
Are unbelievers regularly visiting your church and coming to Christ as a result? Through outward focus on doing God's work you can attract new people and get your church to Ignite.
Bestselling author and former TIME correspondent David Aikman talks with Crosswalk.com about his new book, peace in Israel, the land’s forgotten Christians, and what American Christians are missing in the debate.
Not since the dark days of Watergate and Vietnam do I don't recall a time when the American people were more pessimistic. I'm referring to the utter lack of confidence in our government.
Radical theologian Mary Daly died last Sunday at age 81, ending one of the most interesting and tragic careers in contemporary theology.
- January 11, 2010 |
The tongue is a powerful force---for good or evil. So how might our churches, homes, and culture change if we used words with Christian intentionality and eloquence?
- December 07, 2009 |
I have faced quite a few threatening tomorrows, and I have battled fear and anxiety as resilient foes. Perhaps you have fought this same battle.
- January 07, 2010 |