News reports abound. But are they accurate? In this digital era, fake news has become a real thing. We need to be able suss out the truth so we won’t believe a lie. But sometimes, lies are easier to believe than the truth. I encountered this multiple times as I read through Jennie Allen’s fabulous …
We want easy, don’t we? Or at least for some things to be easy. But the last time I had this thought, God gave me a bit of a spiritual wake up call, too.
Many people don’t attend church. They’ve decided they can worship God anywhere and that “traditional” worship services stifle their relationship with God. But church is essential for a Jesus-believer.
“There is a friend that sticketh closer than a brother” Proverbs 18:24b KJV Tons of song lyrics come to mind from the title of this blog: “No one ever cared for me like Jesus, there’s no other friend as kind as He.”“O what a wonderful friend is Jesus, I am so glad he came. Never …
Whether it's Christmas or any time of the year, there’s so much to be gleaned from learning about the many names of Jesus Christ. They carry weighty meaning and give insight into his character.
Thanksgiving, the U.S. national holiday, is coming next week. In the Christian life, every day should be a day of thanksgiving.
Who looks for a mediocre employee or a job with mediocre benefits? No one I know. But for some reason, we settle for mediocrity in our spiritual life. Is there a single thing in your life that you wish was mediocre? A mediocre tax bill, maybe? Nope. We’d wish for a minimal bill or better …
This year, I'm reading through the New Testament using YouVersion Bible app. And I’ve been under conviction about plenty of faults. But one thing keeps echoing over and over: my lack of faith penalizes me.
I was reading along in my Bible like a good Christian should. Things were exciting until The Book stopped me in my tracks. I’m minding my own business, and Jesus says, “According to your faith be it unto you” (Matthew 9:29).