How Does God Want You to Work? John Beeson

How are we supposed to do our work "as unto the Lord?" I'd like to give some Bible tips for students, stay at home moms and dads, those who don’t like their job, those who love their job, and retirees. For students: Even though you’re not paid, you do have a job right now. You do have dominion. ...more

How to Teach Your Children about Same-Sex Marriage Russell Moore

Same-sex marriage, transgender orientation, and bisexuality fill movies, television and social media. It's everywhere. So should Christian parents remain silent, or do they help their children understand what the Bible says about marriage and sex in a way they can understand? Dr. Russell Moore ...more

I'm Dating God instead of You! Jon Acuff

I’m not sure if this is in a book somewhere, but it’s widely known that the easiest way to get out of a Christian dating relationship is to throw the God Card. I think there are probably times when this is a legitimate reason to break up, when God says, “Don’t date Mark.” But sometimes we throw God ...more

Good Parenting: The Model for Godly Leadership John MacArthur

The pattern of servant leadership didn’t originate in the New Testament. It was woven into the fabric of creation, all the way back to the original relationship the Lord designed and established between Adam and Eve. Paul emphasizes that cooperative relationship when he described his own care for ...more

The Fall of Lucifer Neil Anderson

Was the fall of Lucifer really discussed in Isaiah 14? What can we learn about Lucifer from this passage? This passage in Isaiah contains a prophecy against Sennacherib who proclaimed himself king after conquering Babylon. (Isaiah 14:4). Though he is mighty now and able to inflict suffering and ...more

Growing Older and Growing Godly: Are You Caleb or Asa? Francis Chan

The older I get the more intense I feel about this. I think we do things backwards in the Christian church. We do these amazing things for God when we're 18 to 25 years old. But as we get older we tend to mellow out. We get more comfortable, and we do fewer things by faith. I look at that, and I ...more

The Five Best Things to Say to Your Friends Lysa TerKeurst

Do you make and keep friends? How do you love your near ones? Lysa TerKeurst wisely advises us: "I remember sitting in the smelly middle school gym like it was yesterday. I’d survived the awkward and much dreaded moments of changing into my PE uniform in the girls’ locker room. And now I sat on ...more

I Met My Daughter's Guardian Angel Julie Barrier

My first encounter with my daughter's guardian angel was on a sunny summer afternoon in the back bedroom of our house. Curly-haired, chubby-cheeked Brianna was 10 months old. Brie could crawl like a speed-demon and had insatiable curiosity.   Saturdays are hectic at a pastor’s house. I limped ...more

Body Shaming: The Scale Can't Tell You Who Are Lisa Bevere

I remember the first day I began to struggle with my body image. I was a competitive swimmer and track athlete in high school. I competed hard, which kept me in pretty good shape. But I tore my Achilles tendon in my junior year of high school, which kept me from training and competing. Although I ...more

Esther Teaches Us about Courage! Beth Moore

“Who knows, perhaps you have come to your royal position for such a time as this.” Esther 4:14b [Mordecai speaking to Esther] Beloved, absorb this with your whole heart: You are royalty. Not figurative royalty. Not just spiritual royalty. You are in the most literal sense possible the daughter of ...more