Imagine children in a home being told to pick up. They’ll fight the parent over it. They don’t want to do it. But the minute the parent
Brennan Manning was a Franciscan priest who struggled with alcoholism. Eventually, his alcoholism led him out of the priesthood.
Do you know about the Lord, or do you know the Lord? The difference between these two questions is as big as the Grand Canyon.
Have you ever observed someone making something from scratch? Maybe it was bread. Perhaps you’ve seen someone make
Imagine going to the tech store and inquiring about the latest smartphone. The tech guy begins to explain all of its many features
The gospel goes beyond individuals being saved from their sins and going to heaven after they die. The gospel involves the full scope
Several years back, the satirical news site The Onion ran a fake story with the headline “‘I Make My Own Hours,’ Says Man about to Get Fired”
In our world today, we have this aversion to any kind message that strikes us as judgmental: that maybe the way we want to live
A grandfather was working in his workshop on a warm spring afternoon. He watched out the window as his grandson rode his bike in the driveway and then returned to his tasks.
The grace and love of Christ can still change a persecutor of Christians, as with Saul who became Paul, to the vilest of sinners, as with the Son of Sam who became the son of hope.
The true story of a modern-day persecutor that found salvation. “Everybody thought he was dead. He simply had to be dead.
This before-and-after photo comparison from the TV show Fixer Upper shows the incredible restoration of an old, dilapidated house
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”
God repeatedly uses his people not to glorify themselves or to give some advantage to others, but to glorify God.
Olympic runner Dave Wottle can teach us something about running a race: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=120Bi0vhRPg.
The best stories have character development. This is where a character changes throughout the events of the story.
In the Bible (Ephesians 3:10), Paul describes the wisdom of God as “manifold,” a word that can be understood to mean “multifaceted,” like a diamond whose beauty is seen even more clearly by its multifaceted cut.
One of the best cards you can draw in the game Monopoly is the “get out of jail free” card. It completely lets you off of the hook when you land in the ‘jail’ of the board game.
When a bride and groom get married, the bride’s name (usually) changes immediately. One or both of their addresses change and often so do bank accounts. Other changes are more of a process:
There was a sad but true incident that took place in an old Spanish church not too long ago. A parishioner took it upon herself to restore an old mural of Christ in the church that had deteriorated over the years.