8 Tests to Know If Your Faith is Growing Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth

Almost everyone tries to develop new habits and make improvements at the beginning of a new year. But by the time March rolls around, most of the diets have crashed and the gym memberships have gone unused. Nancy identifies the true power you need for lasting change in the series "Adding to Your ...more

What You Didn't Know about Noah's Ark Julia Blum

What is Noah's Ark? The Ark of Noah is at the very heart of this story. Therefore, it is the Ark that becomes God’s prophetic message to future humanity. At times people have thrown a bottle containing a message, into the sea, and years later it is found and the message contained within it is read. ...more

42 Million Dead in 2018: Defeating Abortion Arguments Tom Terry

Recently it has been reported that the number one cause of death world wide is abortion, with more than 42 million babies slaughtered in 2018. “There were more deaths from abortion in 2018 than all deaths from cancer, malaria, HIV/AIDS, smoking, alcohol, and traffic accidents combined” (Breitbart ...more

The Day God Spared Me From the Shadow of Death Kennedy Cooper

Ecclesiastes 3:2 states: “There is a time to live and a time to die.” There is one indisputable fact of life and these words of Solomon say it best. As harsh as it may sound, the truth in this statement is beautifully inevitable. One of the things that I’ve learned in my walk with God, is to not ...more

Three Answers to Lies About Rejection Deb Waterbury

Rejection is a difficult thing to reason with. Truly, when we are rejected once, it hurts, and it often takes some time to get past the pain of that rejection. But when those rejections start to pile up, one on top of the other, well, that’s a whole new ball game, isn’t it? Feeling rejected by ...more

How Do I Pray for My Enemies? Jan Shrader

Have you ever had a difficult person in your life? Maybe it was a family member, or a co- worker. Maybe it was a next-door neighbor you found yourself in a dispute with or even your boss. Learning to deal with difficult people was not a skill I wanted to develop. I am not a psychologist, but ...more

What Did Jesus REALLY Write in the Sand? Julie Barrier

Preachers have provided us with a plethora of postulations. I think I have a pretty definitive answer to that question. Here are some lame ones. Was Jesus doodling to stall for time until He collected His thoughts? Give me a break. He was the Son of God. His thoughts were definitely collected. Was ...more

Fifty Shades of Control and Abuse Julie Barrier

Can movies and media featuring sexual assault and domination set us back decades by degrading women and advocating masochism and bondage? Debbie Holloway of Crosswalk writes: "It takes very little research to realize that this glorified erotica is little more than a treatise on misogyny, ...more

Why Details Are Important to a Leader Don McMinn

"Sometimes, when I consider what tremendous consequences come from small things, I am tempted to think…there are no small things." — Barton The Space Shuttle Challenger disaster occurred when it broke apart 73 seconds into its flight, leading to the deaths of seven crew members. Disintegration ...more

Ten Ways Online Church Will Impact Future Church Attendance Carey Nieuwhof

Talk to any church leader, and they’ll tell you it feels harder than ever to get people to come to church on a Sunday. Even in growing churches the competition for peoples’ time, attention and devotion seems to get more intense every year. You’ve felt it too. So what’s up? And where is future ...more