Does God expect us to be perfect?

Does God Expect Us to Be Perfect?

Kim Thompson-Pinder No, He does not. Was that the answer you were expecting? Maybe you were surprised that I said ‘no.’ Maybe you have been taught love and perfection are tied together and that it is only when we do the right things that we are worthy of love. If...

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2 things we all worry about

Two Things We All Worry About—But Really Shouldn’t

Darla Noble “Be strong and of good courage, do not fear nor be afraid of them; for the Lord your God, He is the One who goes with you. He will not leave you nor forsake you.” (Deuteronomy 31:6) This verse and several others throughout the Bible repeatedly state God’s...

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If I knew then what I know now

If I Knew Then What I Know Now…

Darla Noble Have you heard MercyMe’s latest song, Dear, Younger Me? The song basically says if I knew then what I know now I would have let God have his way in my life. But, the song continues, it’s okay because it’s not too late to do that very thing—let...

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Learning to trust that God is in control

Learning to Trust that God is in Control

Darla Noble The very foundation or Christianity is faith—giving God complete control of your life. We sing about it when we sing: Trust and Obey Leaning on the Everlasting Arms ‘Tis So Sweet To Trust In Jesus Leave It There Take My Life And Let It Be In Christ Alone...

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9 habits to centre God in your life

9 Habits to Centre God in Your Life

Darla Noble As an author, freelance writer, and speaker, most of what I write and speak about is God-centred. It may be a devotional book, a Bible study, parenting/family resources, or curriculum for raising up children to be adults who have a personal relationship with the LORD, but the majority...

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Finding the right church family

Finding the Right Church Family

Darla Noble Jesus said to him, “I am the way, and the truth, and the life. No one comes to the Father except through me. (John 14:6) In all my fifty-five years I have belonged to four churches. Church number one was Ridgeview. It was my home church until I...

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8 Christian Books that are Good for the Soul

8 Books That Are Good for the Soul

Darla Noble How many of you are as sick and tired as I am of hearing all the hype about books like Fifty Shades of Grey or Thirty Pieces of Silver (which they won’t even print in hardcopy), or Plain Jane? These books are not what you can call good...

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