"Wherever there is sickness there is an opportunity for God to display his glory," says Max Lucado, author of Before Amen: The Power of a Simple Prayer. Max outlines what happens with physical healing, whether it is immediate, gradual, or ultimate.
Do you let your kids do Halloween? It's an important discussion to have with fellow believers since many are so split on the issue.
Emotional scars affect us on a deeper level and take longer to heal. So, why does God allow our hearts to suffer and scar?
Pastor Max Lucado, author of Before Amen: The Power of a Simple Prayer, may surprise you with his explanation of the most important aspect of any prayer. "Of all the words of a prayer," Max teaches, "the most important one is the first one..."
Would you say you're a loner, or do you have a solid group of friends? Has anyone ever referred to you as a visionary?
My marriage is heading for divorce. Unfortunately, I feel my situation is atypical, and it's hard to find good advice.
Every couple needs a united understanding of how to relate to your loved ones, while keeping your own family your main priority.
There is a great misunderstanding of the purpose of music in Christian worship. Many Christians tend to grant music a sacramental power which Scripture never bestows upon it.
And suddenly there was a great earthquake, so that the foundations of the prison were shaken (Acts 16:26). It's safe to trust God's methods and to go by His clock.
The truth is, we cannot structure an image of God however we see fit. Even though we cannot see him, he is a real, Holy being.
“In 1492 Columbus sailed the ocean blue!” But is there most to the legacy of Christopher Columbus?
- October 20, 2014 |
My husband and I recently spent eight months living below poverty level, and in the crash and burn that followed, I learned a lot.
Now that I follow Christ, I realize how fame got in the way of the truth I so desperately needed to hear.
"Let perseverance finish its work so that you may be mature and complete, not lacking anything."
All the crazy going on around us today leaves us feeling anxious, overwhelmed, tense, with thoughts spinning out of control.
- October 16, 2014 |
Even in Christian marriages, there are times when one might be tempted to think that he or she has married the wrong person.
- October 15, 2014 |
In the Church, bad ideas and wrong-headed philosophies function in the same way as viruses. They infect a church, and as members and leaders interact with other churches, the infection is spread.
- October 14, 2014 |
Then there came a voice to him that said, "What are you doing here, Elijah?" (1 Kings 19:13). I prefer God to communicate through activity, through events, through visible evidence.
- October 13, 2014 |
Remember a boundary is not a fortress. It’s a gate that allows good folks in and keeps some untrustworthy ones out.
- October 13, 2014 |
Rather than a timely, relevant story, this poorer Left Behind plays like a throwback to the 70s, when disaster movies were all the rage.
- October 10, 2014 |