If I were on the search committee I’d probably place Paul’s application in the “maybe later” file. But that’s where God is so different from us.
Christ died for us to give us eternal life. How can we not show grace and compassion to others knowing this? Compassion is a direct result of accepting Christ into our hearts.
Here are five key lessons kids learn through going through hard times with the sensitive guidance of their parents.
If you’re like me, sometimes it seems we barely keep steady on our spiritual tightrope…and then something—or someone—shakes the rope! Believe it or not, that someone shaking our rope is God. But why does He do that?
Because of our sin nature our default mode is self-sufficiency and independence from God. Rather than allowing His power—the power of Christ’s Holy Spirit who lives in every believer—to replace our weakness, we naturally try to handle things on our own.
For the rest of the missions trip, I thought about Jesus' ministry and the compassion He must have felt for the many people He encountered. People He taught, healed, and those who desperately cried out to Him.
Despite their "in-control" exterior, men often feel like imposters and are insecure that their inadequacies will be discovered.
For most of my life God has been teaching me to release my grip on everything I hold tightly. It’s a process that began when I was 13.
The daily nourishment of grace to our souls overshadows loss. Glory illuminates darkness. All of this is good theology but it tends to stay in our heads. What practical difference does it make when I confront living changes?