Christian Living

5 Ways to Be the Mother God Called You to Be

Being a mother isn’t for the faint of heart. It’s hard work. Thankless work. But it’s good work. It’s a responsibility and an opportunity to glorify God. Here are 5 tips on how to mother God’s way: 1. Love your children. And let them know you love them. They are a responsibility God has entrusted to …

5 Resources to Help Break the Power of Poor Body Image

Have you ever wanted to look different? Maybe change your height, your weight, your hair or your facial features? Poor body image affects both men and women, and in an age of Photoshopped magazine covers and unrealistic expectations, it can be easy to feel like you just don’t measure up. Especially if you’ve been criticised or felt …

Are you too busy for God?

“Time moves so fast that there is little chance to rest from one activity before having to prepare for another, with no time for reflection. Is chasing time a normal cycle of life?”

Seek God’s Guidance Through Important Decisions

“I’m facing some important decisions in the next few months, but how can I know what I ought to do? Does God care about things like this, or does He just leave them up to us to sort out on our own?”

How to Make Your Twenties Matter

Your twenties are full of self discovery and figuring out what it means to be an adult. Often it’s a stage of limbo between living under the wings of your parents and being a full-fledged, self-supporting adult. Scary words like “calling,” “vocation” and “responsibility” stare you straight in the eyes. Soon enough, the newness of …

Phone Call Leaves Telemarketer with a Heavenly Commission

When Jeanne Balshem answered a call from a telemarketer, she had no idea it was a divine appointment from God. The Billy Graham Evangelistic Association employee listened patiently to the caller’s sales pitch but also obeyed the Holy Spirit’s leading and made her own presentation for Christ. Jeanne Balshem isn’t like most people. When she sees an …

UK Library Bans Christian Playgroup for Singing About God

A library in Burgess Hill, United Kingdom, has banned a church-run playgroup for singing nursery rhymes that contained references to God. Christian helpers from the Noah’s Ark group have been volunteering for eight years at the West Sussex Town library – where they would meet up once a month to sing songs based on Bible …

The Old Testament is God’s Word

  Jesus said to them, “Is this not the reason you are wrong, because you know neither the Scriptures nor the power of God?” —Mark 12:24 In recent months, much discussion in Christian publications, on blogs and in other forums about the nature and divine inspiration of the Old Testament has caused alarm in some …

Hunger for Righteousness

God says that only those who hunger after righteousness will receive it. God thrusts this heavenly manna on no one. You must desire it, above everything else. Your yearning for God must supersede all other desires. It must be like a gnawing hunger and a burning thirst.     Today’s Scripture I will give to …

Practice Good Stewardship

We are stewards of our time. God has given each one of us a little “chunk of eternity” called time. These golden moments of opportunity are doled out to us for our benefit and for God’s glory. If we use them wisely, they are woven by God’s omnipotent hand into the fabric of eternity. Henry …

Courage to Stand

A great problem in America is that we have an anemic and watered-down Christianity that has produced an anemic, watered-down, and spineless Christian who is not willing to stand up and be counted on every issue. We must have a virile, dynamic, aggressive Christian who lives Christ seven days a week, who is ready to …