If you’re a parent, I’m guessing you’re well aware of how challenging that can be. Even the statistics bear out the struggle we face. The exact percentages are up for debate, but we know that a significant number of kids walk out the church doors after high school graduation and never return. Why?
- April 19, 2013 |
Author and Blogger Shauna Niequist talks about her newest book, Bread & Wine, and why fellowship and community are so central to our health.
Amid the carnage of missing limbs and blood-spattered sidewalks, numerous heroes like Dr. Shah emerged, bandaging the wounded, comforting the traumatized, bringing hope into a situation of abject horror.
The suffering young characters function as role models for building meaningful lives and making choices that let them sleep at night.
When life starts to feel like drudgery, we must "number our days" so we can live wisely.
A spouse who is willing to take any necessary steps to regain trust is more trustworthy than someone prideful, closed and resistant.
Here are five ways to ensure you are the same person you were five years ago
In days of such uncertainty when any public event can become a tragedy, how should we respond?
“My husband’s ex-wife attacks us frequently in front of the kids and manipulates them constantly. How do we deal with this?”
But the more I obsess over it, the more I realized that living with less is actually a blessing. Here’s why.
Christians are rightly and necessary concerned about leadership, but many Christians seem to aim no higher than secular standards and visions of leadership.
What does God want you to do with your life? Are you doing it?
With Brennan, I concur that it is high time for the church to honor its Founder by embracing sola gratia anew.
Without the basics, you won't get much out of Bible study. Once people are taught how to do something, they can see the value of it.
God has used my lack of limbs to draw people to me so I can inspire and encourage them with my messages of faith, hope, and love.
What matters most to the quality of your marriage isn’t WHETHER you fight, but HOW you fight. Conflict can lead to growth.
Yesterday I was typing the name “Kermit Gosnell,” and my phone auto-corrected the name to “gospel.” I shuddered momentarily.
If a Christian man in his 40s meets a Christian woman who seems to be an answer to prayer, and they become intimate, and then feel guilty that they don't feel guilty, what do we say to that?
It has been over twenty years since the publication of The Ragamuffin Gospel, a book many claim as the shattering of God's grace into their lives. Brennan Manning, who left us this week, was dazzingly faithful in preaching and writing on the singular theme: "Yes, Abba is very fond of you!" The crowds are gone now, and the lights are dim, the patches on his knees have faded. If he ever was a ragamuffin in God's gracious presence, truly it is now.