"The Lord will not hear you, because of the arithmetic of your prayers; he does not count their numbers."
- June 06, 2013 |
Living a pure life is possible, even when others attempt to convince you otherwise.
In many respects, and certainly in spiritual matters, we are all weak and inadequate, and we need to face it. We need to let this awareness work in us humility and self-distrust. Thus we may learn our need to depend on Christ.
What is the aim of education? What is the nature of the child? What is the role of the teacher? Who has ultimate authority?
“I want to remind you that the same power that raised Jesus Christ from the dead, it can resurrect your heart tonight!” says 38-year-old singer, Matt Maher.
This is the question with which all serious Christians must wrestle. To think that Christianity is thriving in America simply ignores the obvious and overwhelming facts of our times.
I have a confession to make. I love to pray... for strangers.
Crosswalk's Stephen McGarvey & Shawn McEvoy discuss the animated movie Escape from Planet Earth, out on DVD June 4. Find out how it compares with other big budget movies, whether parents will enjoy it as much as kids, and how it jives with a Christian worldview. Read Christa Banister's full text review for Crosswalk.com here.
I’ve never had to to remind a teen to stew over the weekend’s change of plans that didn’t go her way. Complaining is the norm.
Americans are known for our materialistic ways. Our wastefulness. Our self-indulgence. Do you contribute to the mess?
Low self-esteem equals humility and when I don't believe I'm good enough, I've kicked pride in the backside. Right?
In a summer of bloated blockbusters, this is one of the few movies everyone should see because of the message it sends: slavery is real.
Do you ever wonder if your family members are susceptible to certain sins because they repeat themselves in your family history?
I think everyone who is able should consider homeschooling their child. There, I said it.
- May 31, 2013 |
A reader admits, "I truly love my boyfriend, but I somehow get the sense God has other plans. Why do I still cling? Please help."
- May 31, 2013 |
The Supreme Court of the United States is set to hand down a set of decisions this summer that could advance a cultural and political shift in the way marriage is defined in this country. Is your church ready for this?
How is it that secularism has triumphed in the West? An important new book provides a surprising explanation.
Just as we view Pinterest and keep up with what our friends like, Scripture provides the framework for understanding what God likes.
"If I felt safe there would be a lot more I would share with her. I’ll bet she has a lot more she would share with me as well.”