Love according to God

Love According to God

Jennell Houts There are songs and books about it. There are countless poems, movies and television shows about it. Some say it makes the world go round. But what is ‘love’ really? It seems like there are as many different definitions of love as there are artists, singers or writers....

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Change your words change your life

Change Your Words – Change Your Life

Jennell Houts There are countless books and blogs being published all the time about the power of our words, but the fact that words have power is not a new revelation. In fact, long before these books and blogs, the Bible revealed truths about the importance of the words we...

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Power of a thankful attitude

The Power of a Thankful Attitude

Jennell Houts Have you ever spent time with an ungrateful person? Their thankless, complaining attitude almost repels you, doesn’t it? It’s no fun to spend time with them; in fact, it can drain you! Having a thankful attitude is not only attractive but powerful. Additionally, thankfulness welcomes the presence of...

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5 movies with a Christian message

5 Movies with a Christian Message

Kim Thompson-Pinder You don’t have to look far this these days to find movies with a Christian message. In fact, they are as close as your nearest video store or online market. And you can find them in many genres to suit almost anyone. They include Family, Kids, Drama, Suspense/Mystery,...

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Biblical truth about temptation

Biblical Truth About Temptation

Jennell Houts Every person is tempted in one way or another; it’s part of being human. But why are Christians tempted? And what should Christians do when they are tempted? The Bible offers examples and suggestions about temptation.   Temptation is Not Sin Even Jesus, the Son of God, was...

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5 Reasons Churchgoers Live Longer

5 Reasons Churchgoers Live Longer

Sarine Thomas Did you know that people who go to church tend to live longer than those who don’t? It’s true, and there are lots of reasons why. Several scientific studies conducted by various groups attest to the fact that churchgoers live longer than average. One study of people over...

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Advice to a Younger Me

Advice to a Younger Me

Kris Wolfe The age of 40 is a great time for reflection. Yet so too is 18, 25 or 30. As I look back on my life so far, I can’t help but think about things I wish I had known or realized a bit sooner. I don’t regret the...

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Why we need God's heavenly wisdom

Why We Need God’s Heavenly Wisdom

Dusty Crabtree We need God’s wisdom to get through life successfully because it’s hard to distinguish what is truly right with just our own understanding. We need God’s wisdom to help us discern and make good decisions. Otherwise, we’re just floundering around doing what we think is best (which isn’t...

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Heavenly wisdom

Heavenly Wisdom for Making Decisions

Dusty Crabtree Making big decisions Whenever we’re faced with making a big decision in life, we tend to go about it in one of several ways. We may weigh the pros and cons of the decision or look at the consequences. We may ask our friends, family, or peers—whether or...

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