This is more than positive thinking. It's even more than counting our blessings. It isn't just admiring good things; it’s looking through the goodness to its Source. And it's committing to seeking that Source with our entire selves, all our lives, no matter what we go through.
Maybe you've felt similarly in seasons of major change. Maybe you've stood on the line between familiar and foreign territory and wondered: How do I handle the newness? How can I possibly move forward from endings into beginnings?
The Christian life is so much more than that one decision followed by a waiting game until eternity gets here. Faith is so much more an idea, a ticket we tote around until we get to Heaven’s gate and present it for admittance.
Even in the midst of heart-stopping terror, He offers the heart-healing, life-giving good news of His presence, love, and care.
I get tired of fighting the God who controls everything. And I think He loves me, which makes it worse.
At its core, Easter is a celebration of the central events of Christianity, the events that launched the faith and on which our hope is based: the crucifixion, burial, and resurrection of Jesus Christ for the world’s salvation.
What can a dog teach us about embracing the hope God offers in Christ?
Sudden hard times demand answers to some very important questions: What kind of God do you follow? What gives your life meaning? Where will you look for comfort and help that actually deliver?
The growth, dormancy, and regrowth of these beautiful plants remind me of three key aspects of the Christian faith.
Like walking with my horse, walking with Jesus means stepping out with these three things.