If it's hard for you to see God as a loving and caring father because your dad was not the greatest, maybe you've been looking at things backwards.
“And Isaiah boldly says, ‘I was found by those who did not seek me, I revealed myself to those who did not ask for me.’” - Romans 10:20
Like in any relationship, developing a relationship with Jesus takes time and energy. Whether you've just decided to follow Jesus for the first time, or you've recommitted your life to Him, this series of four articles will lay a firm foundation to grow deeper in your relationship with Jesus.
When marriage is done right, it's one of the most beautiful experiences and relationships we can have. The commitment that marriage calls for is lifelong, and it's intense. And in Christian marriage, the vows we make at the altar aren't just to each other; we make them before God.
The abundant life Jesus offers you is a journey of faith. It won't happen by accident. Daily surrender is required, but it's not about letting go and letting God. It's about running to Jesus, holding on to Him, and saying "Yes" to what He asks you to do. It's admitting that you can't do it without Him — that you need the Holy Spirit to empower you.
To be a Christian apologetic doesn't mean you go around saying, "Sorry, I'm a Christian." In this series, you'll find a variety of articles that provide philosophical as well as practical responses for some of the toughest questions out there.
Church. It's whole purpose is to bring glory to the Creator, to worship Him, and proclaim His message of hope and healing in this world. It's a community of people who do life together, who take care of one another, and who are family.
The book of Acts has a lot to teach us about what a life fully committed to God looks like. Are you ready to see what the abundant life is all about? In this four part series you'll work through several sections in the book of Acts and you'll have the chance to talk to a mentor as you learn.
Many of us obsess about God’s calling on our lives. We may wonder what kind of career God is leading us to; we dream about making a difference, about falling into the exact and concrete will of God. And when things don't fall into place like we think they should, we may wonder whether or not we even have a calling.