By Dr. Thomas Whiteman. When most people think about divorce, they usually conjure up images of the embittered parents, the emotionally torn children, or maybe even the crafty legal posturing of the lawyers. Yet there is another drama that unfolds that we typically hear very little about. It is the plight of the par
What’s important to Americans-time or money? In the battle between time and money, time was the clear winner. The study, conducted by the Barna Research Group, tested the importance of ten different areas of life. The most important? Family.
By Jim Tonkowich. We are His workmanship from first to last. Our coming to Christ is His work and our growth in Christ is His work. God has graciously done it all for us.
By Glen Van Andel. Christ regularly withdrew to be alone to pray and rest, to renew Himself for His min
By Emmet Cooper. Holiness and laughter, like sacred and the profane, seem to be in direct opposition to one another. As Christians, does God expect us to laugh in a holy sort of way, or perhaps to become holy in a laughable kind of way? What does the Bible say about loving God and having fun?
By James Sauer. The Bibleis a rags to riches story. It is the tale of despicable unfortunate wretches who have been lifted out of the sewer of life, and established into a royal family in the greatest of kingdoms.
Prayerfully, we determined to: continue giving 10 percent of our gross income as the tithe; begin giv
Simplicity, of course, extends beyond clothes to all areas. It dominates a whole approach to living. The food I serve while nourishing should never be excessive; my home while comfortable, never lavish; its atmosphere warm, never lux
By Chris Doyle. What is it pastors really struggle with? Success. We are a success driven society. What does God really want from us-success or holiness?
By Andrew Silman. In the New Testament, pastoral leadership is shared. That pastoral team does not, necessarily, refer to paid “profes