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    CHRISTIAN LIFE & GROWTH    

Confession


Confession is one of the must underappreciated discipline in the church today. There is a reason we are called to confess our sins to one another; why don't we do it?

John Ruiz-Bueno
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    CHRISTIAN LIFE & GROWTH    

Empty Nest


Some nests are empty because the chicks have flown away. Some nests were never filled to begin with. Whichever the case, God sees and cares.

MeLissa LeFleur
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  RECENT ARTICLES  


Identity, Truth, and Love


We are sinners, saved by grace. But we are also God's creation, made by Him, in need of sanctification, but with an identity He chose. What if submission means finding who we really are?

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Gwen Sellers


The Best Mothers' Day Gift


Mothers raise us, nurture us, and sometimes hurt us. The best gift you can give your mother doesn't cost a thing — and benefits you as much as her.

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Kersley Fitzgerald


The Hands and Feet of Jesus — and the Mouth!


What does it mean to be the hands and feet of Jesus? Is a ministry truly Christian if the Gospel is never proclaimed?

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S. Michael Houdmann


The Spirit of Fear


There is one test before every believer that is the same: overcoming the spirit of fear. The good news has always been that believers need not fear because God's plan for us is peace, protection, and a future with hope.

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Jim Allen


From the Archives: Jesus Calms the Storm


What is the meaning of the story where Jesus calms the storm in the gospels? How was Jesus' authority over the storm a strike against sin in the world?

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CG


Loving God


Why would the God of the universe want our love? How do we love Him? God made us to love, and there's no one better to love than He Who gave His life in love for us.

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Christian Life




  THE TAKE AWAY

  

Exodus and Change, Pharoahs and Blue Heelers



Did God send the plagues to convince Pharaoh? Or the Israelites? When God uses circumstances to nip our heels like a blue heeler.
Read more...Kersley Fitzgerald


  KEEP WATCH

  

Walking Free from the Rule of Sin



Is walking free from the old nature after salvation possible? Is there a truth that can help a believer crucify the flesh and walk holy before the Lord? What does God require? How do we live holy?
Read more...Jim Allen


  GOT QUESTIONS

  

Should Christians like superheroes?



Is there anything about the superhero genre that is anti-Christian? Should Christians read comic books and/or see superhero movies?
Read more...S. Michael Houdmann


  CHRISTIAN LIFE & GROWTH

  

Hindrances to Prayer



Prayer is neither wishing nor demanding. It's part of a relationship. We don't always get what we want, but often it's because of hindrances to prayer that we can control.
Read more...Ron Tardif


  EXPLORING THE WORD

  

Unruly or ruling? Hosea 11:12



The King James Version of Hosea 11:12 reads "But Judah yet ruleth with God." The New American Standard translates the same line as "Judah is also unruly against God." Which is right?
Read more...Fredric Carlson


  CURRENT AFFAIRS

  

The Bible and the Transgender Restroom Issue



It's easy for believers to get caught up in political arguments and personal stories. But what does the Bible say about gender? What should Christians think of the transgender restroom issue?
Read more...Adam Davis


  EXPLORING THE WORD

  

From the Archives: What does it mean to be blessed?



What does it mean to be blessed? What does the Bible say about true blessing?
Read more...CG


  GOT QUESTIONS? READING PLAN

  

Following God



It's one thing to understand that we need God. It's another to actually follow Him. In an independent world, submission and surrender are bad words. But the further we get in, the more we know they mean life.

Read more...Christian Life