How to find true happiness The Song of Songs, also known as Song of Solomon, paints a beautiful and intimate portrayal of the budding marriage relationship between Solomon and his bride. Some blush as they read through this Old Testament book. I know I did the first time I read it as a young woman. […]Read More How to Seek Happiness in God
What makes God angry? It was a warm Summer afternoon and the congregation was settling into their wooden pews preparing for another midweek sermon. The pastor, who was concerned that his flock had been virtually unaffected by the revival that was happening in surrounding areas, had invited another speaker to address the church in the […]Read More Is God Angry With Sinners?
What does it mean to delight in the Lord? I can only think of a few things on earth that I thoroughly enjoy. Breathtaking landscapes come to mind. Traveling from the city to the countryside, to the mountains or to tropical places causes me to experience refreshment and renewal. I can feel my whole body […]Read More What is the Christian’s Delight?
How should we handle this holiday? A round-up of articles about Christians and Halloween.Read More Christians and Halloween
What does the bible say about pursuing wealth? Obsession For the poorest of paupers, she flaunts,always the unreachable dream.For the wealthiest of kings, she dances,ruling his heart through cunning means. Many long to touch her, to hold her,and some have accomplished the task.Her embrace is intoxication,and in her essence, they long to bask. Her existence causes war […]Read More Should Christians Pursue Wealth?
The Best Daily Devotional Books As a follower of Christ, I have found it necessary to start – and end – my day with my head and heart in the right place. Through the years, certain devotional books have counseled me and guided me as I’ve sought to understand important truths found in the Bible. […]Read More 4 Devotional Books That Will Invigorate Your Life
How can i be holy? The harder I try to be holy, the more I find myself discouraged by the struggle to avoid sin. Ever felt that way? Striving for holiness is like reaching for the impossible dream, the always out of reach carrot. We seem to be left empty-handed every time. God calls his children to […]Read More The Holy Pursuit
Does God always keep his promises? Walking in the midst of our trials, it is often difficult to believe that God will come through for us. A mother in labor for hours, suffering from birth pains, is overwhelmed by thoughts that the ordeal will never end. Ah, but when the moment comes – great rejoicing! […]Read More The God of His Word
How to live an authentic Christian Life I recently heard a sermon about the difference between identifying as a Christian and being a Disciple. It was one of those sermons that just sets a fire under you, and reignites that passion you had when you were young in the Lord and wanted everyone around you […]Read More Are You a Christian…Or a Disciple?
Becoming a missionary with a Family As I was sitting in church one Sunday morning my heart was anxious and my mind was wandering. Normally, I paid close attention to the sermon but this particular Sunday was different as I was strongly sensing the call to move to Guatemala as a missionary. How could I […]Read More When God Calls You Far From Home | Part 2