The Olympics continue to be an anticipated spectacle of human ability, strength, and courage. More encouraging is watching athletes of Christian faith live it out as the compete.
Do you have facial recognition on your phone? This technology allows you to unlock your phone based on the particulars of your face, in order to ensure your identity.
Children learning to play baseball are often afraid of the ball when it is their turn at bat. Their instinct is to duck or step out of the path of the oncoming ball.
“Confession is a powerful spiritual practice in our lives.
We live in a culture that thrives on the instant. We want things to happen right away—from packages arriving in the mail in two days to downloading movies immediately to our phones.
We all have habits. Hopefully most of us brush our teeth every night, many of us go on a run or hit the gym every morning, and some of us acquire bad habits like chewing our nails or the end of a pen.
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.
We might believe that God will always protect and provide for us in the ways that we expect.
Discipleship is important because our faith is not grown simply by learning more about God. Conservationist Cara Daneel explained that environmental education experts found
Our faith is not only tested, but it is tested to the point of being proven genuine. Persecution and suffering may feel like they are too much to handle many times,
There’s one type of image that pops up in Scripture repeatedly when describing the growth of Christians
Les Misérables is one of the most popular novels turned musical turned movie (twice). One of the overarching themes is grace. Jean Valjean, the main character,
“So when the devil throws your sins in your face and declares that you deserve death and hell, tell him this: ‘I admit that I deserve death and hell, what of it?
One of Shauna Niequist’s books is called Present Over Perfect: Leaving Behind Frantic for a Simpler, More Soulful Way of Living.
In a review from Christianity Today on the book They Say We Are Infidels: On the Run from ISIS with Persecuted Christians in the Middle East,
In the movie Hitch, Will Smith’s character says, “You can’t really know where you’re going, until you know where you’ve been.”
Now Jesus, the perfect and final sacrifice, would die for the sins of all humanity in order to deliver all who believe from sin and death forever.
History is filled with dedicated individuals who devoted their lives to one great passion or cause. The podcast Placemakers highlights the life of one such individual, Jane Jacobs