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The Bible Verse That Made Me Want To Marry My Wife
"What is love?" That was the question I asked myself over and over when I was dating the girl who would....
Listen Up, Christians!
Have you ever noticed that our culture is full of people craving to tell you about themselves and their stories,....
Redeeming Halloween: Evangelism On October 31st
What if I told you that Halloween, the holiday that encourages fear and the one most steeped in pagan tradition,....
“Be still and know that I am God.” This is one of the most popular verses in the Bible and....
What Is The Difference Between Grace and Mercy?
You've probably heard the word grace before. You've probably heard the word mercy before. But have you ever really understood....
Why We're Lowering Prices On Everything
You ever think to yourself... "Why didn't I do this months ago?" That was us—Sara and Ryan, the new owners....
I'm Afraid Of Not Being In Control
Captain of my fate. Master of my destiny. Lord of my future. All my life, I've made plans—plans for tomorrow,....
Why Doesn't My Faith Move Mountains?
If you like quick-hitting, fast-moving, action-packed stories... let me introduce you to Matthew 17. It starts with Jesus taking Peter,....
4 Tips To Make Evangelism Easy At School
Evangelism can be tough for you when you're a student. It doesn't matter how outgoing or extroverted you are (or....
Your Best Isn't Good Enough
Happy National Workaholics Day! Today is the day we celebrate YOU. Your hard work.Your grind.Your sacrifice. And I want you to....
Christians, Being Salt And Light Is Not An Option
Jesus is famous for asking questions: Who do you say that I am? Can you drink the cup that I am going....
Advice For Christian Artists: Just Do It
When Max McLean, the founder and artistic director of Fellowship for Performing Arts in New York City, was asked what....
Are You Ever Sick To Death Of Death?
Popular culture celebrates the idea that everyone has a skeleton (or two) in their closet. Everyone makes mistakes. Nobody's perfect. It's....
Happy Mother's Day: Anyone Else Struggling Right Now?
I walked through the front door into absolute chaos.  Matthew hadn’t napped in days and was climbing all over my....
Growing In Grace: Plant Yourself In Good Soil
Grace is crucial in motherhood, not just because kids need grace (which they absolutely do!) but because children need to see their parents extending....
Crushing The Serpent's Head: Jesus As Master Storyteller
What does a bruised heel and killing a snake have to do with the Gospel? Jesus is a master storyteller. He....
3 Easy Ways You Can Abide In God Today
Abide isn't a word we hear everyday. And it's probably not a word we could easily define if we were put on....
If You're
If you're a Christian... or know a Christian... or seen a television show with Christians... you've heard the phrase "born....
Why Does Jesus Love Bears So Much?
There are words that appear commonly in the Bible and people use them all the time in conversation, even if they're....
What Does
What does the word "witness" mean in the Bible? Isn't a witness just someone testifying in a courtroom? Why does....
What Does Jesus Mean By
There's a phrase in the Bible that pops up from beginning to end—and it's "bear fruit". But what did God, Jesus,....
What Does It Mean To Bear One Another's Burdens?
What does it mean to bear one another’s burdens? Why does Jesus ask us to bear burdens? We've all experienced burdens....
What Does
There are a lot of times the word "bear" appears in the Bible. We're told to bear fruit, bear witness, and....
Don't Eat Yellow Paint (Seriously, Don't)
There’s a story going around that Vincent Van Gogh, the famous artist, said he wanted to eat yellow paint because....
Don't Be A Demas
Demas is only mentioned three times in the New Testament. But for such a minor character there is a lot....
He Only Gave Us Crowns So We Could Put Them At His Feet
WLAK-Cypher wrote that line in his song "Imagine" back in 2012. The lyric has always caught my attention whenever I listened to....
What Does It Mean To
I wore this shirt out to a grocery store years ago and the cashier didn’t just do a double take…....
What Does The Greek Word
By far the most powerful… the most meaningful… the most essential word to the Christian: τετέλεσται | Tetelestai So what does it....
Beauty For Ashes: What Does God's Promise Mean?
One of our favorite passages in the Bible comes from Isaiah 61:3…  to grant to those who mourn in Zion—....