Articles

God is Dead: How Atheism Affected Our Faith Tommy Nelson

“God is dead”Frederich Nietzsche It began in the despair of 19th century Europe. Its inventor would die in 1900 on the cusp of a new century. His views would combine with Darwin to shape the most violent period of planet earth. Hitler gave his writings as gifts. He also was a German. He died ...more

Is Jesus a Casual Acquaintance or the Love of Your Life? Lisa Bevere

Has there been a person in your life you thought you knew, but you really didn’t? Could that person be Jesus? Stay with me as we explore this pivotal question! The anchor that keeps us grounded throughout our journey of faith is a revelation of Jesus. Because of this anchor, Paul could not be ...more

Removing the Roots of Bitterness Francis Frangipane

"See to it that no one comes short of the grace of God; that no root of bitterness springing up causes trouble, and by it many be defiled" (Heb. 12:15). It is impossible to pass through this world without being struck by injustice or heartache. Unless we process our struggles in Christ, a single ...more

How Do I Handle Suffering? Lysa TerKeurst

How do you handle the suffering that comes your way? Suffering can take many forms: mental anguish, physical pain, hurting children, grief or financial ruin. Lysa TerKeurst describes God's love reaching out to you in her article: But What to Do with the Deep Ache in My Soul? "I don’t like to be in ...more

4 Bible Keys to Revival and 4 Bible Prayers to Pray Richard Blakaby

1. Returning to God Spiritual awakening involves returning to God. When God seems distant from us, it is never God who has departed from the relationship. God urged His people through the prophet Malachi: “. . . Return to Me, and I will return to you” (Mal. 3:7). Throughout the historic accounts ...more

Why Should the Transfiguration Be Important to You? Tom Terry

Have you ever considered the significance of the appearing of Moses and Elijah on the Mount of Transfiguration and what it might mean for your life? It may be obvious to some that Moses represented the giving of the Law (Torah) and Elijah represented the giving of prophets to proclaim God’s word. ...more

Weird and Wonderful Bible Ways to Find a Mate Julie Barrier

Forget online matchmaking sites. If you need some tips on finding love, perhaps these weird and wonderful Old Testament tales will inspire you. We will also examine four passionate Bible love stories to help you win a heart. But just for fun…hilarious Bible dating advice: Find an attractive ...more

Where Were You on 9/11? Brie Barrier Wetherbee

Where were you on 9/11? 18 years ago today, I was in a classroom at Dallas Theological Seminary, listening to an early morning lecture on the book of Revelation. Another student threw open the doors and ran to our professor. He fell to his knees, head bowed, while the student told us about the ...more

Psalm 23: A Prayer for Those Who Guard Us Chris Biggers

How do we pray for our protectors? Over 1.3 million U.S. military members currently deployed to Afghanistan and other contingencies around the globe. Each of these has mothers and fathers they have left behind. A great many have wives or husbands and children who remain at home. We, yes, I am one, ...more

Can Your Soul Survive Social Media? Russell Moore

I sometimes post pictures on Instagram of books that I’m reading, usually just a stack on my table to let my followers know what I’m thinking about at the moment. The stack is almost always very heavily redacted. It’s not (necessarily) a list of recommendations, but a real-time rundown of what I’m ...more