John chapters 14-17 contain Jesus’s last words spoken to His disciples just before His crucifixion. It’s like His farewell speech to let His friends know how much He loved them. And get this—it wasn’t just the friends at His side He was addressing. These words of our Savior are also meant for YOU.
God made us human beings, not human doings. Which are you?
While I don’t know what you’re going through, I do know what it’s like to wish you were on a different path.
Battling Lyme Disease and its accompanying roller coaster of emotions was never part of my plan. But remembering what Christ suffered for my sake arouses in me feelings of awe and gratitude that soothe the festering wounds of hurt and fear.
We all have unfulfilled longings and questions in this life. Author Christine Hoover reminds us in her book "Searching For Spring" that there is beauty to be found even in the hard places.
Novels and nonsense. Happy Friday, folks!
It's Valentine's day, and you've doubtless seen a lot of material out there about guys, love, and dating. And for good reason. Navigating girl-guy relationships in a God-honoring way can be difficult. But I've heard many young women bring up an important question: “What if no one ever expresses interest?” If you've ever had a similar thought, this post…
I had been living under the illusion that I was somehow better than others by focusing on the areas I didn’t struggle with (or so I thought), all the while failing to see the pride that was greater than my so-called success. Thankfully my good Father didn’t leave me in that frightful condition. He reminded me of something even greater than my ugly pride—His beautiful grace.
Looking for a good book to curl up with on a snowy February evening? Here are six titles you may enjoy.
What comes to mind when you hear the word “revival”? A widespread movement sparked by a prayer meeting or a sermon? Outdoor services held under a tent? An emotional experience? Our parent ministry, Life Action Ministries, defines revival as “a renewed relationship with Jesus that revolutionizes relationships with others.” It’s not something you can schedule…
Can I join the plethora of book award posts floating around cyberspace? Yes? Good. As you know, I again took the #vtReadingChallenge that blogger Tim Challies sets up, choosing this year the "Committed Reader" plan, which is fifty-two books in a year. Not only did I hit my goal, I'm on target to complete just…
Weakness is not something to cower from or cover up. Weakness is something to embrace for the sake of Christ.