Life Verses for a Radical Modern Faith

What does the old testament mean for the faith of Christians today? Here is a good starting point from Shirley at Satisfaction Through Christ

Israel's Prophets Speak Out to Your Modern Faith The Old Testament isn't exactly the most joyous chunk of books to camp in. It's judgement heavy and light on mercy. The OT standard for living is set at practically perfect while the list of "Don'ts" is insurmountably long. And let's not forget those downright creepy moments that we all just want to gloss over. Of course we have … [Read more...]

3 Life-Impacting Books for Christian Growth

3 Life-impacting books for Christian growth; resources for encouragement, writing, or impacting truth from God's Word. Biblical wisdom for godly living.

What are the three most life-impacting books you've read concerning Christian growth?  Your regular go-to resources for encouraging others, writing blog posts, or reminding yourself of impacting truths from God's Word? God's Word remains the ultimate life-GIVING book.  But if you don't have life-impacting books on file, it's time to start your collection! Here are mine in … [Read more...]

Easter Gifts For Every Person Found In The Cross

Wonder why the cross is a central symbol of Christian faith? Consider the numerous Easter gifts God offers everyone through Christ's death and resurrection.

The best Easter gifts you'll find are wrapped up in the cross of Christ! Can you believe it's March already? That means Easter is just around the corner! These words, from the song, Jesus, Thank You, come to mind as I think about the annual celebration of Christ's death and resurrection: The mystery of the cross I cannot comprehend, The agonies of Calvary. You … [Read more...]

God Is For You: Scripture Meditations

Feeling alone or doubting your place or ability,? You need to know that God is for you. Encourage your heart with these Scripture meditations.

On days when it feels like everyone in your world is against you, encourage your heart with Scriptures that prove God is for you.   I stood at the sink, tears dripping into the dishwater. It had been an extra hard few days of parenting. Of trying to understand the issues accurately, of trying to make the right decisions, respond the right way. I was more … [Read more...]

One Powerful but Overlooked Decision Skill

One powerful but overlooked decision skill, and why we don't want to use it. God has a powerful way of helping us with our decision. Here's how.

How many times have you rehashed a decision because you...well, couldn't decide? I don't know anyone like that. (Raises hand, forms "loser" sign with thumb and index finger on forehead.) The believer possesses a powerful decision making skill that is oftentimes overlooked. A Decision involves God's secret counsel But His secret counsel is with the upright. ~ … [Read more...]