How many of you still have a tea kettle in your place of residence? What is interesting about a tea kettle is the way it whistles when the tea has reached
Have you ever been fishing? Patience is a key virtue to good fishermen. It’s hard to be a good fisherman and have “fisherman’s ADD.”
When we think about a shepherd and sheep, we have to think of an arid environment, like modern-day Palestine, and not the lush green fields
How good is your memory? Do you walk into a room and forget why you came there in the first place?
This before-and-after photo comparison from the TV show Fixer Upper shows the incredible restoration of an old, dilapidated house
It’s hard to not be annoyed by heavy construction in the city or on the roads. Construction, detours, and potholes make travel to our usual destinations cumbersome.
Have you ever had a car break down? A car has many parts that make it run effectively—like an engine, transmission, brakes, and electrical system. Each one of these things may look or seem small in comparison
Imagine being walked into an exam room at your doctor’s office by someone wearing scrubs, carrying a clipboard, and using the correct rhetoric as they walk you back.
There are plenty of us who are surprised by God’s timing. In most cases, if we’re honest, we don’t like it. We tend to become fearful of our circumstances
Prayer, like any other discipline, requires…well, discipline. Richard Foster writes in, Celebration of Discipline, “Prayer is like any other work;
Waiting is part of our ongoing walk with Jesus. We aren’t comfortable with waiting, because we feel like it’s pointless—or worse, that we are missing out on key opportunities as we wait.
There’s a certain restlessness that comes in those times we find ourselves waiting for God’s promises to be fulfilled. In the article, “Hope For Waiting Hearts”, Courtney Doctor talks about her own struggles with waiting.
N. T. Wright describes partnering between believers and God through describing a stonemason working on part of a great cathedral. This particular worker is not building a cathedral
Most of us like to avoid pain at all costs. But world-famous surgeon Paul Brand will tell you that pain is an important and valuable tool our bodies have to tell us what is wrong.
God’s grace, redemption, and abounding love is offered to all of us no matter our backgrounds, past mistakes or the struggles we face. Christianity Today reserves the last page of each issue for a “compelling story of Christian conversion”
We have the ability to share the presence of God with others and to impart the comfort God provides. Pastor Skye Jethani tells the story of a hospital visit he made as a young seminary student.
We might believe that God will always protect and provide for us in the ways that we expect. We might not say we believe in the “prosperity gospel”
God repeatedly uses his people not to glorify themselves or to give some advantage to others, but to glorify God.
Mike Cosper interviews Christians working in various fields on his podcast Cultivated. He has interviewed musicians, a football player, a record producer, a judge, a novelist, an actress, and many others.
One of the best parts of seeing a movie in theaters is watching all the previews before the movie starts. Movie previews are an art form in and of themselves