by on June 26, 2024
Believers long for the day when we will reach heaven and stand in the presence of God Almighty. We are comforted by knowing the hardships we face in life are temporary and heaven is forever. (Philippians 3:20) Here are three interesting things about heaven to uplift us when we get discouraged by the corruption and darkness in our world. ...
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by on June 12, 2024
Have you ever had an experience where you thought you were going to die? One ordinary morning, I hopped into the shower. I was feeling completely normal and thinking of my busy schedule at work. Suddenly, a strange, sick feeling washed over me like a wave. Starting at my head, it slid down to my feet. The room started spinning, and I was too dizzy to stand. I thought my heart would beat out of my chest. ...
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by on June 6, 2024
Do you ever feel like your life is boring compared to your friends and family? I know people whose jobs take them to interesting places around the world. I have friends who take vacations to exotic locations. ...
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by on May 8, 2024
A 2021 American Perspectives Survey shows Americans report fewer close friendships than ever. Many feel if they could find a close friend who truly cares about them, life would not feel sad or lonely. The good news is believers in Christ already have a friend who is eager to develop a deeper relationship with them. ...
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by on April 10, 2024
We’ve all had that awkward moment of not knowing whether or not to offer a prayer before a meal. We’re not sure if we should just eat, say a silent prayer, or ask our friend to pray. Maybe you’ve already started eating, and someone says, “Let’s pray.” Oops. ...
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by on March 14, 2024
In church lingo, an “unspoken request” is something too heavy, too complicated, or too private to bring up in front of everyone during an invitation to share one’s need for prayer. The following is a story about one such request. A woman slipped into the back pew of a small Sunday evening church service. ...
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by on March 6, 2024
God created us with the ability to have a wide range of feelings. Happiness, sadness, frustration, and fear are all important emotions that enrich our lives. However, they can be deceiving and can’t always be trusted. ...
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by on February 15, 2024
Do you ever feel like you’re carrying the weight of the world on your shoulders? There are times in our lives when we struggle to bear the weight of our stresses, worries, and heartaches. If you are feeling this way, there is hope. ...
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by on February 7, 2024
2 Corinthians 5:17 tells us when we give our hearts to Christ, we are a new creation! God changes us from the inside out! We are filled with the Holy Spirit. His love transforms us in the deepest parts of our souls. We don’t react to people and situations like we did before. ...
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