It’s clear to me that one of the most prevalent afflictions might be termed a church’s “culture of complacency.” Complacency has to do with self-satisfaction, a sense of contentment regarding the state of things.
Do you see work as a curse? If so, you’re missing God’s intention for humanity.
As I read these words I realized that regardless of how I feel or what season I'm in, as I spend time with Jesus, He profoundly effects me. I become more like Him. I take on His fragrance, His sweet perfume.
In the face of tragedy, the first question people often ask is "Why does God allow pain and suffering?"
Jodi Benson, Christian actress and singer (best known for her role as "Ariel" in Disney's The Little Mermaid) talks with CrosswalkMovies about being "light and salt" in the entertainment industry, a family approach to watching movies, and her reflections on the 25th Anniversary of The Little Mermaid (coming to Blu-Ray October 1st).
The decision to make time for my daughter remains the best parenting decision I've made, and it's why she and I are close today.
Forgiveness is hard. But anytime we allow God’s strength to work in our lives, wonderful things happen!
One more time. Crazy ask. Go for it. I’ll believe it with you today.
Waiting on God and Praying for a Child
Is childlessness-by-choice a God-honoring way for couples to live?
Too many marriages have become damaged by cruel attitudes. But those suffering don't have to sit passively.
Turn on the TV and you’ll see all kinds of gurus telling you how to be successful and fulfilled. But what does God have to say?
All children sometimes throw fits and disobey, and that fact does not hinge on the adeptness of the parents.
Ever notice that fairy tales always have a happy ending? That mentality has set us up for excitement, but also caused great despair.
The current lack of healthy role models in our culture can be discouraging when you consider the influences your son has growing up.
Satan himself masquerades as an angel of light… (2 Cor. 11:14). The next time you seek to place blame or anger at the doorstep of God or another person, remember the cosmic, spiritual battle.
In its 10 years of existence, the orphan care ministry Show Hope has helped provide more than 4,000 waiting orphans in 50+ countries around the world with families through financial grants. ReligionToday.com speaks with executive director Scott Hasenbalg and founder Steven Curtis Chapman about adoption and the impact of Show Hope's ministry.
"He and his lady friend have been serious for a while, but when he asked to kiss her, his very dedication to God was questioned..."
‘Making a point’ can be harmful, and when we strive to ‘make a point,’ we often become too intense and prick our mate.