Faith

The importance of a moms' ministry in your church

The Importance of a Moms’ Ministry in Your Church

Ministering to this group can be instrumental in reaching everyone in the home.

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Ministering to Parents in Your Church

A creative way to connect with couples early in their parenting journey and establish a loving, caring relationship.

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Does Prayer Really Do Any Good?

It’s easy to become cynical or weary about the act of prayer.

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7 Ways to Pull Out of a Slump

7 Ways to Pull Out of a Slump

Restore your energy and zest for life with these tips.

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Living in the Smile of the Father

Achieving success starts with knowing you have your father’s approval.

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Living Within the Limits

Difficulties should push us toward God’s Word, not toward redefining the rules.

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Looking for Awesome in All the Wrong Places

God created us with a capacity for awe. Where you look for it will shape the direction of your life.

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Loving the Prodigal Who Seems to Hate You

The way we love sinful people must be patterned after the rugged love God has for us.

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No Cinderella Story

Life is no fairy tale of magic formulas, but instead it requires walking by faith.

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Obeying God Even When You Don’t Feel Like It

It is only as my view of Him increases that I will be more able to view my issues with a proper perspective.

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Old Stories With a New Connection

Years later, my wife and I realized a new way God had answered our individual prayers before we were married.

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How to Overcome Discouragement

Perhaps no other human emotion is so commonly experienced and yet so infrequently exposed.

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Remembering God in the Mundane Events of the Day

Here are 10 well-known, easy-to-remember verses to help us keep our hearts trained on God.

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Finding God in the ‘White Space’

When we live a life of constantly reaching for the next big thing, we miss the greatness God is calling us to right here, right now.

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Fierce Storms and Fresh Reminders

Two close calls remind Barbara and me of how God is working in our lives.

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I’m Not an Expert on Myself

God’s Word gives me a true diagnosis of whom I am.

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A Commitment to Truth Means Defending the Oppressed

A Commitment to Truth Means Defending the Oppressed

The story of a man who stood up to intervene for the defenseless.

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It Takes Courage to Stand for the Truth of God’s Word

When marriage is hard and parenting is harder, stand for the truth.

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A Workout for the Spiritual Body

A Workout for the Spiritual Body, Part 2

We need a spiritual workout center to develop our “faith muscles.”

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Gardening Is Good for the Soul, Right?

Pulling weeds from my flower beds taught me an important spiritual lesson.

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A Workout for the Spiritual Body

A Workout for the Spiritual Body, Part 1

There’s no gain without pure, hard pain.

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An "Incredible Woman" Who Lived for Christ

An Incredible Woman Who Lived for Christ

Reflections on the life of Ruth Bell Graham.

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Getting Unstuck

If you’re ready to go deeper in your spiritual journey, a small group may be just what you need.

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Anatomy of a Grumbler

Anatomy of a Grumbler

Complaining shows a loss of perspective, a failure to remember who is in control.

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God Asks Us to be Intolerant

Many of us are settling for the sidelines of life—we don’t really want the Lord to give us anything too hard to do.

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Anticipating Deathbed Regrets

Anticipating Deathbed Regrets

A man needs to constantly remind himself that his real job is his wife and children.

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Are You Accountable to Anyone?

Are You Accountable to Anyone?

One of the best ways to protect yourself against immorality is submitting your life to the scrutiny of another person.

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God, Where Are You?

God has things He can teach us while He’s seemingly MIA and we’re wandering about or feeling abandoned.

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Are You Hearing Lions Roar? You Should Be

Are You Hearing Lions Roar? You Should Be

The spiritual victory will go to those Christians who are willing to enter enemy territory and engage in warfare.

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Gratitude is a Choice

To really experience His peace, we must come to Him with thankful hearts.

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