Why do a shopping fast? It cultivates discipline, resourcefulness, and opportunities for generosity.
- November 23, 2012 |
I don't know about you, but rods and staffs, those were tools of discipline in my home. Ok well not exactly a rod, more like a wooden spoon but when you're on the tail end of it, it's pretty much the same thing.(Can I get a witness? Yup, that just happened.) But in the phases of life, there are transitions.
- November 23, 2012 |
Do our various celebrations of thanks carry the distinct aroma of the glories of Christ? For the Church, thanksgiving is every day.
I love Thanksgiving. Here are twenty random things in no certain order that I'm thankful for:
This Thanksgiving, I pray that my gratitude might be rooted in the character and nature of God more than my ever-changing circumstances--and it’s my prayer for you too.
Believe it or not, this is an important question. It’s not simply a theological question. It’s a theological question that has profound practical implications.
As you face this Thanksgiving, you may be looking at circumstances that make it hard to be thankful...
I wasn't taught to rely on God for all the answers, let alone the solution to what I should do in my life. Did God really have a plan?
Beyond a strong relationship with Christ, what else can single parents do to find strength in their homes and lives?
"In everything give thanks, for this is God's will for you in Christ Jesus" (1 Thess. 5:18). Did you catch that? In EVERYTHING.
Revelation refers to the revealing of something that was previously unknown. In the case of theology, revelation refers to the revealing of the knowledge of God’s character and ways.
If you’ve ever read Annie Downs’ blog at annieblogs.com, you know the spunky 30-something is fun, hilarious and wise beyond her years.
Memorizing Scripture helped Chaplain Barry Black accomplish amazing things in his life and career.
Rather than a straight reenactment of the grim Russian morality tale, the filmmakers decided to tell the story as if it happened on stage.
Ted Dekker’s latest, The Sanctuary, is a sequel to 2011’s The Priest’s Graveyard, which explored the psychological journey of tormented California priest Danny Hanson.
How to Light the Fire of Romance with Your Partner
Thanksgiving is a great day to imitate Jesus, who came not to be served but to serve. Here are a few ideas.
When I talk about biblical principles undergirding government, I’m not talking about things like baptism, the Lord’s Supper, or church discipline.
It’s perfectly normal for children in a stepfamily to refuse to accept stepbrothers and stepsisters as their own siblings.