I was shocked when my friend told me that it took her a long time to believe that God loved her. But I was even more shocked when I found myself thinking the very same thing.
I received some news today that the pastor of a mega church passed away in a car accident the night before. I did not know the pastor personally, but I felt it for his family and congregation.
Lately I have been bombarded with statements from many self proclaimed non-Christians that “we believe in the same God”. And I like to tell them, “No way!”
I love when men and women of God look great and always put their best foot forward. If we represent the King shouldn’t we look like it? Here are some winning looks from a few gospel artists. Whenever they head out, they’re sure to make a fashion statement.
Do you know you have a call on your life? Maybe you probably already know that. Or maybe you don’t know that. Or maybe you’ve been sensing that the Lord is calling you to something but you don’t know what it is. Or maybe you are searching for that calling.
Now-a-days everyone is hip to technology, and we’re pretty sure you’re no exception. At the click of a button we can have access to almost anything in the world and more importantly the Word of God.
Christian men and women out in the dating world today are being met with all sorts of wrong thinking in their relationships. It is my hope to help these individuals identify these lies before it is too late, because they ruin lives and families. For this men’s article, I employed the help of male friends and loved ones, especially my wonderful husband, Steve.
As a youth I can remember learning and reciting the Lord’s Prayer (Matthew 6:9-13), the Psalm of David (Psalm 23) and even the Ten Commandments (Exodus 20:1-17); all which were considered to be staple scriptures every Christian should live and abide by with their walk and growth in Christ.
Have you met Jeremy Ricks? Well you should get to know him! He’s a minister at 25 but has been preaching the Word since he was just 16. His new album says it all and takes us back to the heart of worship. If you miss soul stirring worship music, words, and melodies, the album captures the very essence. You will not be disappointed. But first, let’s get to know the man behind the music.
Dancehall recording artist Shaggy released a song titled “Church Heathen.” Given the reoccurring scandals that include tax evasion to the sordid details of affairs there are thousands of reasons to avoid attending church.
Just yesterday I asked my husband how can he tell when he hears lies from the enemy (the devil himself). His answer made perfect sense and confirmed that it is a way he does speak to us.
Its payday, and I’m staring at the screen on the ATM machine in the bank, looking at the amount that was just deposited into my checking account.
Sitting across the table from my beautiful friend in the quaint coffee shop, my worry mounted. She was sharing details about her new whirlwind relationship that had begun a couple months earlier.
Songstress Lakeia Shaneen understands what it means to be faithful to God, and after conversing with her, it’s evident that her devotion to Him is out of her love for Him. From losing her father, to losing her close friend, Lakeia Shaneen was able to breakthrough it all and remain steadfast in spite of.
I Don’t Fit In — This phrase has become common to a full-out, on-fire-for-Christ, picking-up-their-cross-and-leaving-the-rest-behind-believer, like myself!
I often wondered what’s in a fast. Starve myself and feel uncomfortable all for what? This act called fasting must be in The Ten Commandments, The Beatitudes perhaps, or even be a part of the Lords prayer; surprisingly, none of the aforementioned comment on fasting in any form.
Perhaps God has forgotten I exist. Sure I want to be successful, but the truth is I’m feeling sad and like a failure. Everybody else is getting his or her blessing, but mine? It keeps passing me by. Will my time ever come?
On numerous occasions I’ve had encounters with someone who at a point and time desired to understand and learn more about Christianity, but decided that maybe, just maybe this religion (for lack of a better word) and the pursuit of a relationship with Jesus Christ was not worth following;
It’s a Friday night, and you remember the days when you used to party like its 1999. Realizing that those days are now over because you’re saved and no longer partake in certain practices, you wonder what to do? Does life automatically become boring when you become a Christian? Of course not! There are many alternatives to enjoy yourself where you’re not compromising your faith or placing yourself in the position to do so. Need help? Here are some ideas below:
Jesus described the path of sin as “wide” and appealing to many who enter it (Matthew 7:13). Have you ever wondered how a drug addict came to make the choice to become one? Have you ever questioned why a Christian brother or sister would begin an extramarital affair?