All Scripture is God-breathed and is useful for teaching, rebuking, correcting and training in righteousness, so that the servant of God may be thoroughly equipped for every good work.—2 Timothy 3:16-17
If you ask some people what they know about the Bible, they may say something like, “Cleanliness is next to godliness,” or, “God helps people who help themselves”—neither of which appears (more…)
Seek first His kingdom and His righteousness, and all these other things shall be added unto you as well.—Matthew 6:33
What if you could check the boxes on all the major New Year’s resolutions – losing weight, breaking bad habits, being more financially disciplined, improving interpersonal relationships, enjoying life more – with just one annual commitment? Well, you can.
In fact, all you (more…)
I appeal to you therefore, brothers, by the mercies of God, to present your bodies as a living sacrifice, holy and acceptable to God, which is your spiritual worship.—Romans 12:1
Christians often struggle with the concept of worship. Is it praising God through song? Is it augmenting the experience with lights, sound and other media? It can be. But, my friends, it’s (more…)
Elijah was a man with a nature like ours, and he prayed fervently that it might not rain, and for three years and six months it did not rain on the earth.—James 5:17
So many times I have found myself and my Christian friends saying, “All we can do is pray” when we feel powerless—when a loved one is dying, when a (more…)
A friend loves at all times.—Proverbs 17:17
It was Labor Day weekend 2006, a month and a half after the death of our 12-year-old Springer spaniel Duncan, as we traveled from a friend’s wedding in Jacksonville, Fla., to a Wendy’s parking lot in South Carolina to meet our rescue puppy.
Called Floyd at the time, he had been rescued the night before he (more…)