Maybe you’ve never asked the question out loud, but you’ve wondered. You do the things that look good on paper: read your Bible, pray, attend study groups and go to church on Sundays. But you aren’t convinced you really know Him. Angie Smith understands, because she had run circles around the same paths searching for
These words which I command you today shall be in your heart. You shall . . . talk of them . . . when you walk by the way, when you lie down, and when you rise up. . . . You shall write them on the doorposts of your house and on your gates.
With a new year comes a new beginning. What are you beginning today? Did you follow tradition and make resolutions to do this or that (or maybe to stop doing this or that)? Many of us start the New Year resolved to be more diligent about nurturing our relationship with God. One way to do
Born in 1848, Mary Slessor was raised by an alcoholic father. When she grew older, she found work in a cotton mill, but she longed to become a missionary. She found inspiration in David Livingston, an early nineteenth century British explorer who traveled to remote regions in Africa to share the good news of Jesus
And suddenly there was with the angel a multitude of the heavenly host praising God and saying: Glory to God in the highest, And on earth peace, goodwill toward men! —Luke 2:13-14 (NKJV) “Les Anges dans nos Campagnes” was a French carol dating from the 1700s, which appeared in several different versions. It was published
The Christmas season is my favorite time of year. Filled with family, food, Christmas lights, food, Christmas decorations, food, and Christmas music. Did I mention food? In the midst of the busyness, shopping, crowds, and activities let’s be sure to take some time to stop and reflect on why we celebrate Christmas. To my husband
When you have Christ, you have everything. When you don’t have Christ, you don’t have anything. That’s pretty clear in the Book of Colossians. “For in Him dwells all the fullness of the Godhead bodily, and you are complete in Him” (Col. 2:9, 10). Period. Knowing that He is our all in all – nothing
Enter for a chance to win a FREE copy of the story behind the worldwide outreach. In just two decades Operation Christmas Child has inspired everyday people to provide more than 100 million gift-filled shoeboxes to needy children in 130 countries. This beautiful book by Franklin Graham weaves the moving, God-saturated story of the ministry’s
The greatest miracle of all was an act of love. In this video, Max Lucado uses an illustration from his new movie, The Christmas Candle, to encourage us to show love to others and “be the miracle” for someone else.
Give to Live . . . Just as wise men brought gifts to Baby Jesus, wise women and men can still give a gift to the Savior by taking care of one of His little ones through World Vision child sponsorship. When you give, they can live healthier, more productive lives. . . . and