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  • Someday It Will be Worth It

    Mark Altrogge
    Someday It Will be Worth It No one in heaven will say, “Well, this is rather disappointing. Is this all I get for what I went through?” The sight of Jesus’ face alone will compensate more than a million times for every pain and heartbreak we go through now.
  • 5 Things That Cause Us to Drift Spiritually

    Chris Russell
    5 Things That Cause Us to Drift Spiritually As a pastor for the past couple decades, I have noted several key things that tend to cause Christians to drift away from God. Here are five of them.
  • Sent to Serve

    Philip Nation
    Sent to Serve God’s mission existed prior to the church, as we can see when reading the whole of the Old Testament, and has been assigned as the primary work of the church, as seen in reading the whole of the New Testament.
  • The Hidden Work and Power of God’s Word

    Mark Altrogge
    The Hidden Work and Power of God’s Word Winter is coming. And I hate shoveling snow. But over the months as it lies on the ground and soaks into the earth, it has a hidden work and power. Just like God’s Word in our hearts.
  • The Burning Bush

    Jarrid Wilson
    The Burning Bush All throughout scripture we see people encountering God in the most unfathomable ways, but I believe this is one of those defining moments that truly showcases how mysterious and relentless God is when trying to reach His people.
  • How Can We Know God Preserved Scripture?

    Theologically Driven
    How Can We Know God Preserved Scripture? The purpose of inspiration was to produce Scripture, a written record, a deposit of divine truth for the readers, not the writer. Without preservation the purpose of inspiration would be invalidated.
  • 5 Tips for Maintaining Sanity During This Election Season

    Chris Russell
    5 Tips for Maintaining Sanity During This Election Season In order to keep us from getting hurt in the scuffle, I thought it might be useful to suggest a few tips to help us maintain our sanity during this election season!
  • 7 Commandments of a Great Marriage

    Ron Edmondson
    7 Commandments of a Great Marriage I’ve observed things that work and things that don’t. I think there are some necessary ingredients for a healthy marriage. That’s the point of this post. Want a healthier marriage? Consider these 7 Commandments of Marriage...
  • 5 Benefits of Having a Challenging Teen

    Mark Altrogge
    5 Benefits of Having a Challenging Teen What good can it possibly be to have a difficult child? Or a teen who struggles with sin? Or a child who rebels against you?
  • Prayer and the Mission of God

    Philip Nation
    Prayer and the Mission of God It is critical that we remember that prayer is not a power by which we force God to act according to our will. Rather, by communicating with God, His passions can become our passions.
  • Lust Has the Worst Credit Rating

    Stephen Altrogge
    Lust Has the Worst Credit Rating Lust has the worst credit rating in the universe. It always defaults on its promises. It never delivers as advertised. It always takes more than it gives.
  • Can Women be Deacons?

    The Good Book Blog
    Can Women be Deacons? In what follows, I will present the arguments about 1 Timothy 3:11 (as referring to women Deacons or not) and propose a way this office can be promoted for greater expression of complementarianism in the church.
  • 3 Things Jesus Tells Us about Worry

    Mark Altrogge
    3 Things Jesus Tells Us about Worry Jesus knew the human heart and the temptations presented by the cares of this life. So he gave his disciples some excellent instruction on worry in Matthew 6.
  • The New Testament Gift of Leadership

    Philip Nation
    The New Testament Gift of Leadership This particular passage teaches that leadership is not only something that is practiced, but it is something bestowed to members of the church.
  • Getting to the Root of Our Problems

    Association of Biblical Counselors
    Getting to the Root of Our Problems In order to accurately treat a sick patient, the doctor’s first goal is to determine what is causing the unhealthy symptoms. The root of the symptoms must be revealed. This is true for our physical bodies and it’s true for our spiritual lives.
  • A Woman’s Worth

    The Good Book Blog
    A Woman’s Worth Christians are often misled by the voice of our culture. The world system, led by Satan, gives identity, purpose, and worth to a woman only as it is purchased or earned. But what does God, my Creator, say about me as a woman?
  • To Be Gospel-Centered, You Need the Holy Spirit

    Tim Brister
    To Be Gospel-Centered, You Need the Holy Spirit Are we talking about the gospel to the neglect of the Spirit’s working in our lives? Are we substituting the gospel for the Spirit when explaining how we operate as Christians in the world? I think those are valid questions, and I want to briefly attempt to answer the question in this post.
  • Who's Running This Place?

    Chris Russell
    Who's Running This Place? Take a moment to think about God’s perspective on this universe. Consider God’s perspective on your problems.
  • When Do You Leave a Church?

    Founders Ministries Blog
    When Do You Leave a Church? When should you leave a church? Here are several reasons why you should and should not leave your church.
  • When a Fellow Christian is Trapped in Sin

    Mark Altrogge
    When a Fellow Christian is Trapped in Sin Not only unbelievers, but believers can get tripped up by sin. Ensnared. Unable to break out easily. How should we react?