Late in the evening Jesus comes walking on the water and challenges Peter to step out of the boat and walk to him. God calls us to step out of our "boat" and follow him everyday. So what got Peter out of the boat and how do we do the same?
Like so many of us, Peter struggled and fell when life failed to live up to his expectations. But he avoided the oh-so common trap of bitterness, and came back stronger than ever. Discover how you can do the same when life lets you down.
Thomas is often referred to as "Doubting Thomas," as if he is the only disciple who doubted Christ's resurrection. But the truth is that he wasn't alone; the other disciples had their doubts also. So do we. Every Christian eventually struggles with doubt: Is God real? Did Je...
God desires to use our stories to help others find and follow Jesus.
Ever struggle with fear, anxiety, or discouragement? Then you're in good company with Timothy, and the advice in this passage can help you just as it helped him to "fan into flame" the POWER, LOVE, and SELF-CONTROL of God's Spirit who lives in us.
Jesus crossed cultural, religious, and social barriers to reach a woman that others had overlooked and dismissed. He knew that nobody is too lost for salvation, and nobody is too hopeless to make an impact on others. Will you and I cross barriers, even at the risk of our own...
Your life has been set apart for God and for others. You were made on purpose and for a purpose. Dedicate yourself to God's intentions for your life, and discover true fulfillment and joy.
Barnabas shows us that encouragement begins with generosity, and culminates in truthful presence.
Followers of the King will face resistance through rejection, opposition, and seclusion. As we walk through the life and death of John the Baptist, we learn how to respond to resistance with righteousness thus reflecting the hope to which we cling!
What's the most important conversation churches need to have today? What excites you about the changing opportunities to proclaim the Gospel?