Loading...

The Blog

More Recent Posts

entertainment

Five Questions to Ask About Entertainment

Entertainment is often an expression of God’s gifts of creativity, storytelling, and beauty. But it can also provide mindless amusement, or damage our souls. How should Christians handle rapidly multiplying entertainment options in a God-honoring way? Here are five questions to ask about your entertainment choices: 1. What purpose does entertainment […]
prayer

Turn God’s Promises Into Prayer

“And now, O LORD God, confirm forever the word that you have spoken concerning your servant and concerning his house, and do as you have spoken.” (2 Samuel 7:25) David’s words “do as you have spoken” get us to the heart of prayer. When we pray, we ask God to […]
suffering

Why the Church Needs Suffering

Do you ever wonder why so many Christians endure incredible suffering? Nearly every day I hear of another believer or Christian family facing a tragic, heartbreaking, or dire situation. It’s hard to push away the immediate question: “Why?” Why does there have to be so much pain? Why is life […]
sovereignty

You Can Trust God With Your Unborn Child

I folded the last onesie and placed it in the drawer of our new nursery bureau. For most pregnant women, preparing their nursery for the arrival of their precious baby marks an exciting time. Happy thoughts of rocking their baby to sleep fill their minds, along with sounds of their […]
Key Connections

Key Connections (February 9, 2018)

Why You Desperately Need the Holy Spirit (Jordan Standridge, The Cripplegate) So many of us, even those of us who go to “solid churches” where the Word is preached and our pastor faithfully seeks to craft sermons that will be an encouragement to our soul, desperately need to be asking the […]
Listen

Listen to Your Father’s Voice

I listen carefully to my dad. Of all the people I know, I respect him most. His character and trustworthiness have been clear to me since I was a little girl. In Proverbs 2, God’s Word addresses me as a “son.” This means I’m being spoken to by my Father […]