4 Prayers for When You Lack Motivation in Life
October 16th, 2015

4 Prayers for When You Lack Motivation in Life

Nicholas Hemming

After oversleeping for the third morning in a row, you rise from your bed, put a bagel in the toaster and begin reading the news. You should take a shower. You should iron your clothes. And you should get to work on time. But on this day, you’re feeling ...

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5 Bible Verses to Heal Harmful Self-Criticism
August 25th, 2015

5 Bible Verses to Heal Harmful Self-Criticism

Jack Newman

If someone called me “my own worst critic, ” I suppose I’d take it as a compliment. After all, the label would imply that I analyze my life and work more ruthlessly and deliberately than anybody else. And who doesn’t want to strive for personal excellence? But while ...

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4 Bible Verses For When You Feel Helpless in Life
August 7th, 2015

4 Bible Verses For When You Feel Helpless in Life

Nicholas Hemming

I remember waking up, hitting the snooze button and hoping my situation had somehow changed overnight. I felt trapped by a circumstance I couldn’t control—a situation with no visible escape. I had no choice but to trust God for a resolution that felt beyond reach. This feeling of ...

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Has God Forgotten About Me?
August 6th, 2015

Has God Forgotten About Me?

Christina Miller

Life is full of peaks and valleys. There are times when God feels as close to us as our breath, then others when God seems distant—or altogether absent. The Bible points us to the powerful truth that no matter how desperate the situation, God has not forgotten us. ...

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Is it Wrong to Be Angry With God?
January 30th, 2015

Is it Wrong to Be Angry With God?

Randy Petersen

Everything’s going wrong, and you feel terrible. Not only sad or frustrated, but angry . You deserve better than this, don’t you? After you’ve blamed all the humans who have let you down, you turn your rage against God. How could your loving Creator let this happen to ...

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6 Prayers to Support Your Husband
January 29th, 2015

6 Prayers to Support Your Husband

Sarah Ortiz

Being married can be wonderful. You have a built-in best friend and automatic date for your office party. You can build a life and home together. You deal with his dirty socks, and he deals with your mess of makeup. But sometimes marriage feels much harder than ...

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Can I Go to Heaven Before Jesus Returns?
January 27th, 2015

Can I Go to Heaven Before Jesus Returns?

Randy Petersen

“I can’t bear the thought of my husband rotting in the grave, just waiting for Jesus to return.” A friend of mine, a widow, was looking for some comfort. She had read that “the dead in Christ shall rise first” at the Second Coming of Christ (1 Thessalonians 4:16 ...

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6 Bible Verses for When You’re Wanting to Marry
January 23rd, 2015

6 Bible Verses for When You’re Wanting to Marry

Sarah Ortiz

Being single is awesome. You have lots of time for friends. You can travel on a moment’s notice. That pair of shoes you can’t resist? Get ‘em. Want chocolate cake for dinner? Do it. You can eat whenever and whatever you want. You can do so much for God, ...

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