5 Psalms to Encourage People Who Care for an Aging Loved One
December 30th, 2014

5 Psalms to Encourage People Who Care for an Aging Loved One

Jennica Stevens

One of my earliest memories is of tent camping with my grandma. It rained three straight days, but that didn’t stop her from cooking Dinty Moore and popcorn over an open fire for my grandpa, sister and me. She invented activities, played games and fought the never-ending battle to ...

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Jesus: Rebel Rouser or Peacemaker?
July 18th, 2014

Jesus: Rebel Rouser or Peacemaker?

Maria Wolf

What was life like for the Jews under Roman rule and how did it shape Jesus’ message? To find out the answer, we consulted biblical scholar Phil Towner, PhD, who peeled back centuries of time. The Romans--who had a military presence in Palestine--were masters at taxation, levying ...

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Afraid and Scared? God Will Help You
July 17th, 2014

Afraid and Scared? God Will Help You

Maria Wolf

When my aunt was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer seven years ago, we were all plunged into panic, fear, anxiety and sadness. She was young—only 49. Her illness followed the typical course of many patients with her disease: surgery, chemo, radiation, more chemo and more radiation. Eventually, the treatments ...

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7 Bible Verses for When You’re Down and Disappointed
July 11th, 2014

7 Bible Verses for When You’re Down and Disappointed

Maria Wolf

When life hits us hard, were bound to feel disappointed and discouraged. Maybe you lost your job, and you cant pay your rent. Maybe youve tried to salvage a relationship, but its broken beyond repair. Or a loved one with cancer went through treatment only to find that ...

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5 Love Letters from God
July 10th, 2014

5 Love Letters from God

Maria Wolf

There’s nothing more special than a love letter--words thatgift us with the knowledge that someone cares just for us. That someone loves us just the way we are, with ouraccomplishments, our failures, our hopes, our dreams, our highs, our lows. We looked through the Bible to find ...

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6 Things Jesus Says About Forgiveness
July 8th, 2014

6 Things Jesus Says About Forgiveness

Lisa Goetz

Forgiving people whove wronged us is one of the most difficult things God asks us to do. Minor insults and slights can be easier to forgive, but what if the offense against you is so painful that it seems unpardonable? How can you forgive someone who broke your heart ...

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5 Things Jesus said about money
July 1st, 2014

5 Things Jesus said about money

Jennica Stevens

Money is power. And that power governs some of our most basic, daily interactions—from buying food to paying for a college education. It can be used for good—to help others and make things of beauty. But it can also be used to do great harm. Jesus talked about ...

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What Does Jesus Say About Worry?
June 26th, 2014

What Does Jesus Say About Worry?

Lisa Goetz

Worry. It can be a heavy burden that so many people feelthey must carry alone. Do you have more bills than paycheck? Are the kids struggling?Is someone you love facing a medical challenge? Well, you’re definitely not alone. The AmericanPsychological Association says the top sources of stress in ...

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