Are Your Words Life-Giving?

August 4, 2020

We have hundreds of opportunities every day to make sure the words we say are truthful and loving. How can we make the most of those opportunities?…

Ruling Your Tongue

July 28, 2020

It's so easy to sin with our tongues—with the words we say. James warned us of this human tendency and expounded on why it's such a big deal.…

Cultivating Gratitude in Your Heart

July 21, 2020

Being grateful doesn't come naturally to us; it has to be cultivated. One way we can do that is by following David's pattern of giving thanks in Psalm 103.…

When Life Spins Out of Control

July 14, 2020

If you think you have things under control, think again. God is the one who's ultimately in control, as we see in the story of Jesus' arrest in Gethsemane.…

Letting God Speak into Your Life

July 7, 2020

The key to the Christian life is to make sure God is on board and calling the shots. That means we need to allow Him to speak into our lives, even when we don't like what He has to say.…

Simplifying Your Spiritual Walk

June 30, 2020

It's hard to focus spiritually when you're constantly on the move. The life of Enoch beckons us to return to the simplicity of walking with God every day.…

Living in Light of Jesus' Return

June 23, 2020

Does the thought of Jesus' return stir up anticipation in you? Are you living in light of His coming? The last chapter of the Bible gives us some pointers on how to do that.…

Your Life under King Jesus

June 16, 2020

One day, Jesus will reign over the earth during a thousand-year period known as the millennium. Looking ahead to this time of unprecedented peace and restoration should motivate us to live under the dominion of King Jesus now.…

Racism and the Believer's Response

June 9, 2020

Racism is more than a skin issue; it's a sin issue. So how do we approach the issue biblically and respond as believers? An event in the apostle Peter's life gives us some guidance.…

God's Mercy in the Mayhem

June 2, 2020

In the book of Lamentations, the prophet Jeremiah expounded on an important truth: even in the midst of an uncertain world, we can count on our certain God.…

Put On the Lens of Faith

May 26, 2020

True biblical faith isn't wishful thinking or blind optimism. This kind of faith has substance and is the lens through which we see every circumstance in our lives.…

You Can Persevere

May 19, 2020

The Christian life is tough, but Job gives us an example of how to persevere through the bad times—and it isn't just a matter of gritting your teeth and bearing it.…

Navigating Your Family in a Crisis

May 12, 2020

You are a choice maker for you and your family. Are you making the choice to follow the Lord during this time of crisis? That's what Joshua would encourage you to do.…

Keeping Yourself in God's Love

May 5, 2020

God always loves you, but sometimes you might not feel that love. So what did Jude mean when he wrote, "Keep yourselves in the love of God" (1:21)?…

When You Struggle with Why

April 28, 2020

We'll never fully know on this side of eternity why God has allowed evil to exist. But there is something we as the body of Christ can do in the meantime.…

Your Good Shepherd in the Valley

April 21, 2020

Psalm 23 is far more about living than it is about death. This famous passage reveals the Good Shepherd's loving heart toward us as we walk through life's dark valleys.…

The Purpose of Your Trials

April 14, 2020

For the Christian, suffering and trials have meaning and purpose: the Lord uses them to refine us and make us more like Jesus.…

Your Confinement, God's Assignment

April 7, 2020

As Paul the apostle found out, the gospel cannot be chained or imprisoned. Even as we persevere through this crisis, God is working to bring more people into His kingdom.…

Calm in the Crisis

March 31, 2020

The current crisis can feel overwhelming to many of us. What are the steps we as believers should take during these uncertain times?…

Peace for Your Worried Mind

March 24, 2020

Anxiety is a thief. How can we beat it? Paul gave us the answer in one word: pray.…