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
In this clip from Despicable Me, Gru needs his adopted daughters to jump from a flying ship so he can save them from crashing. Though it doesn’t make sense and is frightening, they trust his words and jump anyway
We cannot pursue both God’s will and our own independent will. We have to empty ourselves of one in order to fully embrace the other. When our hearts are surrendered and trusting God,
If you’ve ever taken a trip out of the country, you’ve noticed that the time changes as you travel across different borders and countries. In one moment, you’ve gone from leaving at 5 p.m. for a twelve-hour flight
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.
“Sometimes I go to God and say, ‘God, if Thou dost never answer another prayer while I live on this earth, I will still worship Thee as long as I live
In a post entitled, “Do God’s Will, Not His Work”, Bethany Jenkins writes, “In other words, we can work—make sandwiches, balance budgets, preach sermons—
Giving in to one temptation can lead to an avalanche of more and more trouble. This video from CBS News shows one snowboarder’s bad decision
Last year, Christianity Today interviewed J.D. Greear about the Holy Spirit. When asked, “How would you characterize your relationship with the Holy Spirit?,”
“The State of California has a covenant with the people. State government will foster the conditions for a high quality of life if voters, the economy, and sound fiscal administration allow.
In this video (3 minute mark), Dr. Dennis Charney explains the “Stockdale Paradox,” a way of thinking that acknowledges the challenge being faced while also keeping
Gretchen Rubin is known for her book, The Happiness Project. In it, she writes, “The belief that unhappiness is selfless and happiness is selfish is misguided.
Psychologist Julian B. Rotter developed the concept of “locus of control” in the 1950s. A person has either an internal (life events result from their own actions)
The New York Times reports on Canadian families who take in refugee families as they resettle into the country. “Across Canada, ordinary citizens,
Trust falls are an important way to build confidence between two people. See this awkwardly humorous video about trust falls.
Helen Roseveare was an English missionary who served in the Congo, enduring imprisonment and torture during its civil war. Of that traumatic time, she said, “I wasn’t praying. I was beyond praying.
Pastor Greg Gilbert wrote a book called Why Trust the Bible? In an interview about his book, he said, “If the Bible is reliable, then the logical conclusion
“God moves in a mysterious way
His wonders to perform
He plants His footsteps in the sea