Beyond Sunday: Trouble on Every Side
When trouble came, David looked back to God's faithfulness and then depended on God's deliverance.
The Holy Spirit and Ethics
One of the Holy Spirit’s roles here on earth is to lead us in truth. Truth enables us to make right ethical choices, regardless of how difficult some of the choices may be.
God the Builder
God our Builder wants to erect, furnish, and prepare us to be ready to reflect His image.
Overcoming the Curse of Words
The curse of words includes words spoken by others (or even by yourself) that are intended to inflict harm or damage, to belittle you, or to wish you evil. But, in Christ, no curse of words has to control your life any longer.
The Fountain of Life
Has it ever occurred to you that the more you value Christ's sacrifice, the higher your priority will be in sharing Him with others?
Beyond Sunday: Falling into His Hands
It is good to fall into the hands of God, as David did, when one does so with faith in the Father's love.
The Gospel in Amos
How can we as God’s people today benefit from Amos? What is it that God has to say to us today through this Minor Prophet?
Being Still Doesn’t Mean Doing Nothing
You don’t have to worry about the provision of God for your journey. You don’t have to wonder if God will do as God said He will do. He’s got your back! He’s got the ultimate victory. You can rest in Him. You can be still!
Being a Shepherd Leader at Home
Jesus' work on our behalf enables us to grow in our relationship not only with our God, but also with others, especially our wives and children.
What Must Someone Believe in Order to Be Saved?
What are the most basic things a person needs to believe in order to be saved?
Beyond Sunday: The Light of Faith
Believers are called to unity of spirit by grace, and a walk according to God, so that they may be as heavenly lights amid the moral darkness of this world.
Joseph's Family Fiasco: Trusting God in a Painful Process
Why does God often take so long to let his plan unfold in our lives? Why does he let us linger in our trials? Consider the life of Joseph and glean valuable lessons for your own life.
Three Ways to Weave Evangelism into Daily Life
We should “wire” our Christian experience so that evangelism is woven into daily life. Here are three ways to do that.
Four Words That Change Every Situation
Bam! Bible verse to the face (in a good, sweet way). The words “God is my helper” are astonishing. Think about them for a moment. They literally change every situation.
Does Anybody Know Who I Am?
Sadly, many people have a terrible case of self-imposed amnesia. But this is to be expected from a generation that has stepped back from God's Word.
Beyond Sunday: Chained to the World
We have the world in our hearts so much and are so taken up with thoughts and cares of worldly things, that we have neither time nor spirit to see God's hand in them.
Josiah: Rediscovering the Word
By studying Josiah's life we are reminded that the Bible is all we need for life and godliness.
Fence Your Heart, Not Just Your Behavior
Have you fenced your heart? Have you tried to stay inside of behavioral boundaries only to have climbed over them again and again?
Don't Replace the "Substitute"
Ironically, whereas our past gospel presentations have sometimes produced self-centered, consumerist Christians with little life change, it is very possible that our current presentations will produce the same self-centeredness, but in different ways.
Wisely Handling the Bible’s Wise Sayings
We must be very careful in how we approach and implement these wise sayings. Simply because they are inspired does not mean that the biblical proverbs are like laws, imposing a universal obligation