Anxiety over tomorrow’s concerns will rob you of the strength for today. Getting stuck in worry will steal your joy and render you ineffective for the work God wants to do through your life. If Satan can keep you immobilized by fear he can steal from you the zeal to serve Christ in this generation.
Whether contemplating or attempting suicide have affected you personally, or your family or friends, this article offers help by way of raising awareness of the reality and signs of suicide so we can hope to help prevent this tragedy.
I am a full-time evangelist and an unashamed follower of Jesus Christ who never dreamed I would become so broken that I would wrestle with thoughts of abandoning ministry, faith and even God Himself. However, that’s exactly what happened.
Do you live to lead and win awards? Or do you serve for the reward of being on the team helping others? If you prefer the latter, rest assured. Luke 14:14 promises “you will be blessed. Although they cannot repay you, you will be repaid at the resurrection of the righteous.”
A certain event that took place in Genesis 3 served as a catalyst that would affect all of humankind from the Garden of Eden onward. Although some Christians have argued against original sin overall, this article will cover more of the differing thoughts on original sin throughout church history.
Unfortunately, people don’t know what to say to a sexual abuse victim. Here are a few of the most hurtful responses, and some alternatives to consider that are more in line with our calling to be a Good Samaritan.
The word Amen is one of the most familiar and common words in the English language, yet at the same time it is a word that many of us don’t fully understand. Simple as it may seem, the word amen is actually brimming over with meaning and purpose.
When given a chance, bitterness grows like weeds in a garden. I don’t purposely plant them, but they grow and can take over swiftly. I must pull them up by the root to get rid of them. Certain attitudes bring on bitterness just as quickly as those old weeds in my garden.
When a convicted criminal professes faith, society regards this person with skepticism. Is it possible for a drug dealer to truly be saved? Can a person earn salvation by being essentially good? Here are six critical truths to consider.
Joshua Harris announces on Instagram that he no longer considers himself a Christian. Evangelical songwriter Marty Sampson now says the same. The Internet is atwitter on all of it: from atheists, to Christians, and everyone in between. Here’s how to think about it in the light of grace.
Shalom is commonly understood to mean “peace” or “health” or “prosperity.” It carries within it the idea of completeness. Cornelius Plantinga writes that the word shalom is “the webbing together of God, humans, and all creation in justice, fulfillment and delight.” Shalom is the vision of community; it is what community strives to be.
Ever found yourself smack in the middle of a heated disagreement? It happens. We see differences of opinion concerning politics, celebrities, biblical interpretation, pastors, marriage and other areas embroiling friends and family, churning inside the church, displayed on television, and even unfolding on social media feeds. But how do we remain kind when disagreeing?
Have you ever wondered whether God was opening a door or if something was merely the enemy teasing you with a fresh “opportunity”? Though the opportunity may look “good on paper,” it is simply not meant for you at this moment in your life. Through it all, I have learned to recognize several pointers that reveal God’s will for His children: