Posts with the tag “christian-life”

Jesus and the Christian
by Lead Editor on April 2nd, 2020
Seven times in 11 verses Paul mentions Jesus Christ. This means something for the church of Philippi. And if you are a Christian, this means something for you too. What can we learn from these references that is basic to the Christian life?  Read More
A "Stay-at-Home" Encouragement for Dads
by Lead Editor on March 25th, 2020
There are multiple layers to the impact COVID-19 (coronavirus) is having on every one of our lives. Staying at home - from our jobs, from our activities, even from gathering as the church - is something none of us have ever experienced before. But beyond the very real anxieties over how long this will last and who will be affected, this moment offers an incredible opportunity for families to press into each other and worship Jesus together.   Read More
The Healing of the Nations
by Lead Editor on January 10th, 2020
The Gospel of Matthew is filled with stories of Jesus’ miracles, each of which is intended to teach us something important about both His identity and His purpose (which are really one in the same thing) – but these little details are often easy to miss or overlook in favor of the miracle itself.  Read More
Amy Carmichael: "Amma" to the Motherless
by Lead Editor on January 9th, 2020
Amy Beatrice Carmichael was born December 16, 1867. She was born in the small village of Millisle in County Down, Ireland. Amy was the oldest of what would eventually become seven children in the religious, middle-class Carmichael family.  Read More
One Who Had Authority
by Lead Editor on December 12th, 2019
As the Sermon on the Mount closes at the end of Matthew 7, Jesus concludes His most well-known discourse with one of His more famous illustrations – the wise and foolish builders. One builds his house upon a rock, one upon the sand. One house stands firm, the other is destroyed.   Read More
The Lamp of the Body
by Lead Editor on December 12th, 2019
Jesus, in other words, is calling us to a “singular” vision in order to be filled with the Kingdom’s light. He is calling us to focus our sights, to look only at one thing – and, thankfully, that one thing is perfectly summarized at the close of this chapter: “But seek first the Kingdom of God and His Righteousness and all these things will be added to you”.   Read More
God Loves a Tattle-Tale
by Lead Editor on November 11th, 2019
What if we loved God every day in such a way that we weren’t willing to let our sin or our failures keep us from saying, “I love you, daddy?”   Read More