What would change if we all set aside ourselves and faithfully, obediently chased after our purpose to glorify God and enjoy Him forever?
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Curiosity and friendship fuel the flame of romance.
Groups are the intentional way in which people can experience true fellowship.
Young kids are an incredible gift from God!... and they’re also incredibly hard on your marriage. How do you keep a consistent date night rhythm in this difficult season of life? Here’s an idea!
Four tips for helping you reconnect with God when you feel stuck.
Fasting isn’t just for the superheroes of the faith, the biblical giants who seem larger than life but were really just as human as we are. Fasting is for everyone, a tool and a discipline that draws us closer to God’s heart.
Here are four promises from Scripture that you can hold on to no matter what season you’re in.
The gift of salvation is the greatest Christmas gift.
We can trust that if we do our best to celebrate the Savior with our kids, God will honor that.
3 practical steps for growing in your faith after getting baptized.
We can give thanks in all circumstances, regardless of our feelings and circumstances.
We can intentionally create a normal for our home that honors God and leads to a more meaningful life.
Our children belong to God, each with a unique destiny and calling. They were His idea from the beginning, and He loves them even more than we can imagine.
Even if I don’t understand what God is doing, I choose to trust He is in control.
A few practical things that you can choose in the midst of negative or grim circumstances.
Infertility is a difficult journey, no doubt about it. There’s also an opportunity to use the season to draw you closer to God and closer to each other.
Jesus wants to be in everything we do and experience. Spend time with him today.
The Father is kind and faithful to both of His prodigal sons.
If we aim to be consistent, longevity will sprout into an open line of communication when your child or student needs it most.
God provides for all of our needs.
Enjoy the journey, share what you have been given, and don’t be creepy.
A simple set of questions to encounter and apply the truth of God’s word.
If I take the opportunity to listen, there are people who just may teach me something I’ve been missing.
Just start right where you are.
We need one another.
As Christians, we must let go of bitterness and show others grace.
God uses our pain for His glory and our good.
Men that matter stick to it.
The Gospel of John. John is the most unique of the 4 Gospels.
We can't choose God and the things of the world. He calls us to be different.
What’s the difference between loving God’s laws and legalism?
Birth And Preparation of Jesus, The Savior
Men that matter take steps of faith.
Heaven isn’t a consolation prize for living a hard life; it’s better and different than anything we have ever experienced.
Men that matter have courage.
Birth and preparation of Jesus, the servant.
God is not “like a father” to us; He IS our good Father.
The Brain is an organ that cannot be ignored.
In order to serve well, we must spend time at the feet of Jesus.
The Gospel According to Matthew
Men that matter take prayer seriously.
God meets us where we are with kindness and grace.
Contentment is found in Christ alone. What are some things you can pray about to help cultivate contentment?
You know you are supposed to lead spiritually, but how do you do that? What does that practically look like?
What did biblical men do with their emotions, and what can we learn from them?
“I will give you hidden treasures, riches stored in secret places,
so that you may know that I am the Lord,
the God of Israel, who summons you by name.”
Isaiah 45:3 NIV
As a Christian, how should we view forgiveness?
How do you think Jesus felt during the events of Holy Week?
How does your heart react to Easter? What does it mean to you?
We fight for others, and for ourselves, through the miraculous power of prayer.
Peter was the one who betrayed Jesus, yet God still calls Him by name.
Make investing in your marriage a part of your regular rhythm.
Parenting is incredibly difficult. What are some things you can do to fight for your marriage in the fog and chaos of parenting a new baby?
A story of God’s faithfulness while living in the gap between what I expected and what life ended up being.
Jesus is our anchor in the storm- even when it feels like the ship is going under.
Let’s live our lives like Saint Valentine and love others.
Marriage can drift into a sea of negativity if we are not intentional. How can we keep a positive outlook on our spouse?
You make a ton of decisions every day. What are some things you can do that can ensure you are making the right decisions? What about ones that honor God?
Do you ever feel like you’re around God but not actually spending time with God?
We talk about purpose a lot in our society, but how do we know what our purpose is? And how do we know that we’re choosing to do what God wants us to with our lives?
Most of us would say we want to help our friends who are in pain, but many don’t know how. Here are some really practical tips for helping a grieving friend.
The Holiday season can be incredibly difficult for those who are grieving a loved one. What can you do to help yourself through while keeping your eyes on Jesus?
There are countless bible reading plans and countless versions of the bible. It can be overwhelming to pick one, so how do you?
Contentment isn’t something that comes naturally to most of us. In fact, most of us drift toward discontentment. What can we do to combat this?
God knows every bad and messy thing about you and still loves you more than you can imagine. How do we respond to that?
The moment you’ve been praying for is here; your child says they are ready to receive Jesus. But how do you know if they are ready? Do they know what they need to know? Are they mature enough to make this decision?
What is humility? How do we become more humble?
So you want to lead your family; what does that actually mean? And what can you do to lead well?
Do you want to start memorizing scripture but don’t know where to start? Here are some tips and tools to help you.
Do our kids really remember what we teach them? Is the effort it takes to get them to memorize scripture really worth it? Are the things we’re saying to them really making a difference?
Are you letting things go and trusting in Christ? Or are you abiding and trusting in your works?
Do you trust Jesus, even in the hard times? He is powerful, good, and worthy of our faith.