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- December 31, 2013 |
Hannah Luce, the daughter of youth evangelist Ron Luce (founder of Teen Mania Ministries) grew up in the upper echelon of evangelical Christianity.
Although a spiritual battle between good and evil is constantly going on around us, it’s easy to neglect giving it our attention.
This is the time to recap the year that was. But how do you really get a twelve-month snapshot of a culture’s zeitgeist? I would argue for two words: “Google searches.”
Each of you must take responsibility for doing the creative best you can with your own life (Gal. 6:5). What action or reaction in your own life have you been blaming on other people or circumstances?
Boredom is a relatively new concept. In the eighteenth century, no one was bored. There was no time or energy to be bored.
Does your family suffer from the Dec. 26th blues? The original Christmas season unfolded in a long, slow manner, starting with the hush of Advent and ending jubilantly on the twelfth day of Christmas - Jan. 6th.
We can live this coming year without fear if we apply four incredibly wonderful truths to our lives and root them deep into our hearts.
The winner is...? Certainly not the audience. Could have been fun were it not for the thick layer of smut coating virtually every scene.
“We can’t hold back our grateful song,” declares Atlanta’s North Point Community Church worship leader Casey Darnell.
Abba! Father! All things are possible for you (Mark 14:36). My son was having a minor problem at school...
Author Mary DeMuth talks about her new book, The Wall Around Your Heart, and how we can forgive those who hurt us and find healing community.
Nothing is wasted. Everything "fits" somewhere.
If you’re considering making some New Year’s resolutions this year, consider this: our wills are captive to what our hearts love, and we are powerless to change ourselves without the work of God’s Spirit changing our desires.
More often dull, listless, and unengaging than outright bad or painful to watch, though its Eastern witchcraft may be bothersome to some.
Several Bible characters could use the fresh start of the New Year, just like you. Here's our take on what some of them might post on Twitter regarding their New Year's resolutions.
There are a few reasons taking inventory is so valuable as we try to move forward into our next year.
So, there we were. At age 34, my husband left his stable and well-paying job at a mortuary in search of greener pastures.
Children are a gift from the LORD; they are a reward from him. Children... are like arrows in a warrior’s hands (Ps. 127:3-4). If you are a parental 'bow,' rejoice and trust God to make you more than the best bow you can be.
Christian faith has sustained Kay and husband, Phil, through good times and bad, and can do the same for you.