“You did what?” my wife asked. “I sold our house.” It was then that it hit me: For the first time in 37 years, we did not have a house to call our own.
(WW) -- There are multiple truths that we all will learn as we seek to become faithful followers of God. One of those truths is that at some point we all will face distractions that intend to get us to trust in someone other than
(WW) -- The stores are full of Halloween merchandise. How should Christians respond? Some churches condemn Halloween celebrations and forbid any emphasis of them in their church. Others respond more positively.
(WW) — Nationalism always leaves us more enslaved, not more free. This is true because tribalism always shrinks us — a smaller world, more selfish goals, deeper fears and more distrust of the other.
"A compass will point to true north from where you’re standing," says Abraham Lincoln's character in the Steven Spielberg film. "But it’s got no advice about the swamps and the deserts and chasms that you’ll encounter along the way."
Like health or saving for retirement, a key component of any type of successful ministry boils down to a basic understanding, sometimes forgotten: Humans can be educated and encouraged to accept Christ, but we cannot be forced into that decision.
When was the last time you experienced a life circumstance that you just didn’t know how to get out of? Although hardships can be uncomfortable and frustrating, through them we are reminded of God’s ability to see after us in ways we couldn’t imagine.
A college experience serves as a reminder that you don’t have to be a preacher or a missionary to serve the Lord. Instead, every child of God should serve God with what he or she does.
Family was one of the most important concepts in Hebrew life. But they understood family differently from our modern idea. In Hebrew culture, identity was derived primarily from being a part of a family, of being a part of something that was bigger than an