The world is filled with competing theories about God, religion, and salvation. Alternate views of Jesus vie for our attention at every turn. Different paths to different gods market themselves in the ever-changing desert of ideas. Yet in the midst of this world of contradictory claims, Jesus Christ made a bold assertion: “I am the way, and the truth, and the life; no one comes to the Father but through Me” (Jn.14:6).Read More
Articles by Insight for Living
Participation and involvement in something helps to make it more real.
Believe it or not my first recollections of a Remembrance Day service come from when I was young. Very young. Probably three or four years old. Standing on a cold drizzly village cenotaph square in the little hamlet where my family lived. I remember the dark topcoats, grey skies, and being too small to really see what was happening.Read More
1. Tap into Transparency. Modelling Christian truth for your kids doesn't just mean going to church, reading your Bible, and letting them see all your spiritual bright spots. Allow them to see the dimmer points in your past and present. Without disturbing them with unnecessary detail, be honest about the struggles you've endured. Relate to your kids as a fellow frail human being, asking questions, not just giving answers. “How would you handle that, son?” “What would you have done if you were in my shoes, sweetie?” They will learn from seeing how you handle adversity in the Christian life.Read More
“And we know that in all things God works for the good of those who love him, who have been called according to his purpose,” Romans 8:28 (NIV).
Last week I spent the evening talking on the phone with Kelly, a university friend, about a mini-reunion she’s planning for the weekend I stay at her house in Saskatchewan.Read More
FAMILY OF BIBLES
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