Everyone has been in a dark place at some point in their life. We live in a world where there exists unspeakable large-scale and personal tragedies that bring pain, suffering and heartache. It's hard - sometimes unbelievably hard - to find any good coming from such things. But, however hard it is, … Read more about Behind the Scenes God Has a Plan for Good
Have you ever been treated unfairly? For those who have, you know one thing - it stinks. Few things in life sting as much than to know you’ve been trampled on and treated unfairly. Unfairness is a part of life. We do a good job of teaching this concept to children when they whine and complain … Read more about What to Do When You’ve Been Treated Unfairly
In Genesis 25, the Bible tells the story of when Esau sold his birthright to his brother Jacob. This was no ordinary transaction, like we think of transactions. It had wide-ranging implications for both Jacob and Esau and for all their descendants. It would shift the balance of power in a family … Read more about How Esau Sold His Birthright and Mortgaged the Future
Abraham believed God and the rest was history. If only the same could be said for us. For whatever reason, we have a hard time believing God's promises will come true. They could happen for others, but not for us. Additionally, we have a hard time doing what God asks us to do. It's either too … Read more about Abraham Believed God and Stunning Results Happened
"In the beginning..." Those three words jump out of the first line of the most inspirational book in human history - the Bible. In the beginning of time, God did something that seems impossible and remarkable. He created, by himself, the entire heavens and the earth and all that lives upon it. The … Read more about In the Beginning God Did What?
Starting out on any Bible reading plan can be challenging. A 30-day reading plan seems difficult enough, let alone one that lasts all year. How can anyone with a busy schedule have the time to take on this extra task? And perhaps the bigger question is, how to read the Bible to get the most out of … Read more about 5 Tips on How to Read the Bible
On an average, normal night many years ago God broke through the silence in a meadow where a group of shepherds stood watch over their flock. Most certainly, when they went to work that night, they weren’t expecting to see what they saw or hear what they heard. But the message was clear. God was … Read more about Good Tidings of Great Joy For All the World
The book of Job (pronounced "jōbe") is an interesting one in the Bible. It recounts a series of terrible tragedies that happen to a man named Job. The book reveals to us how he dealt with them, the struggles he had processing them and what he learned about God through them. And like all other … Read more about 5 Lessons from Job You Can’t Afford to Miss