These are simple reminders to yourself of what you ALREADY know - what your best friend would tell you if she were here.
- September 06, 2013 |
From the one who has been entrusted with much, much more will be asked (Luke 12: 48). What gift have you been entrusted with that you are still just playing with? Or hiding? Or wasting?
- September 06, 2013 |
Our daughters watch us, look to us for what they need, and often imitate both our weaknesses and our strengths.
With countless testimonies about both melody and lyrics touching lives, "Oceans" has hit a nerve within the global Church.
Everyone's favorite uncle—Uncle Si from Duck Dynasty—claims that all of his stories are 95 percent true. But even that may be a stretch. His new book, Si-cology 1, takes us through a laugh-out-loud journey of his life and highlights the crucial importance of trusting Christ.
"No one has it all figured out. The twentysomethings who think they do are in for the biggest shock of all.”
So I say to you: Ask and it will be given to you; seek and you will find; knock and the door will be opened to you (Luke 11:9). In J.C. Ryle’s small but important book A Call to Prayer, he challenges readers with this simple question.
The difficulties have taken much away. I get that. But there is one gift your troubles cannot touch: your destiny.
God’s voice is not the only voice that speaks. Self and Satan can both wreak havoc in the lives of Christians who are unable to distinguish among the three.
When our tank is full, we find it easier to find joy in each day, to laugh and cope with trials. When it's empty, we find it more difficult to cope with the little things that come up.
Are you one of those people who know what you should be doing in your life, but you just don’t do it?
In my Father's house are many rooms; if it were not so, I would have told you. I am going there to prepare a place for you (John 14:2). There was so much awe, wonder, and sheer joy at just being a child in Disneyworld.
Every day when we listen to the news we hear of disasters, fighting, and war.
I hear it all the time. The premise is simple: "I am not happy in this marriage but I will be happy if it ends." But is that reality?
First Peter is about suffering. Certainly not a topic I like to read about or hear preached, but Peter casts it in a new light.
Language and communication are critical aspects of any relationship. When we leave anything unsaid, much of the communication is lost.
To one who knows the right thing to do, and does not do it, to him, it is sin (James 4:17). Procrastination is one of the greatest sources of stress in life.
As Christians, the questions of calling and vocation become even more challenging when we factor God’s will into the equation. However, our career might not be as important to God as we think.
Doing the work that God gifted us for—whether it be government work, writing, or a plumber—does not make us second-class Christians.
Crosswalk's Stephen McGarvey interviews colleague Shawn McEvoy on his experience taking his daughter to the new pop-umentary about British boy band One Direction. Read Christa Banister's full-text review for Crosswalk.com here.