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Walk Away from Worry

Imagine your whole life untouched by worry. What if faith, not fear, were your default reactions to threats? Envision a day, just one, absent the dread of failure, rejection, and ...

When to Walk Away: Follow Jesus' Example

Jesus walked away from toxic people and let them walk away from Him. We can learn to follow His example. INTRODUCTION For the first fifteen years of their marriage they ...

Prayers for Dads

Prayers for Dads I am not ashamed of the gospel of Christ, for it is the power of God to salvation for everyone who believes. – Romans 1:16 Lord, by ...

Advent Bible Study: Studying the Bible During Christmas

Advent is a time of thoughtful anticipation and preparation for the celebration of the birth of Jesus Christ. This opportunity allows us to focus on the Scriptures, stories, and prophecies ...

Show Faith Through Actions, Not Just Words

“Preach the gospel at all times. Use words if necessary.” It’s reported that Saint Francis of Assisi said those words when asked by others how a person should express his ...

The Cure for Disappointment

The Cure for Disappointment I am the Lord, the God of every person on the earth. Nothing is impossible for Me. — Jeremiah 32:27 We need to hear that God ...

Bear Fruit at Every Age

Maybe you’re old enough to remember when we used an atlas to plan a trip. Then, in the early 2000s, those GPS navigational gizmos came along that we plugged into ...

Don't Fear Weakness

Editor’s note: Bear Grylls is a survivor. You’ve likely seen him on one of his many survival and adventure TV shows, such as Man Vs. Wild, You Vs. Wild, The ...

Jesus Recognizes Anxiety

In the gospel of Mark, an interesting dynamic emerges. When the person approaching Jesus narrates their problem as an external problem happening “out there,” Jesus often refocuses their attention to ...

Permission to Release Old Ways of Living

Do not conform to the pattern of this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind. — Romans 12:2 I don’t think we ever purpose to live in ...

Signs of Being Spirit-Filled

Editor’s note: Today, we celebrate Pentecost! Holy Spirit fire! If the commemoration of Pentecost is new to you or you just want to remember the falling of the Holy Spirit ...

Using Worship as a Weapon

Have seven priests carry trumpets of rams’ horns in front of the ark. On the seventh day, march around the city seven times, with the priests blowing the trumpets. — ...

Shield of Strength

Captain Russell Rippetoe was serving in Operation Iraqi Freedom in March 2003. Previously, while serving in Afghanistan, Rippetoe saw men die, which brought a renewal to his Christian faith and ...

Dancing Pallbearers

You’ve probably seen the viral videos featuring what is often called the Coffin Dance. A troupe of Ghanaian pallbearers, dressed in elaborate suits and wearing sunglasses, walk down the street, ...

Stillness: to Know God

S.A.C.R.E.D. Stillness to Know GodAttentiveness to Hear GodCruciformity to Surrender to GodRevelation to See GodExamine to Return to GodDoxology to Thank God * Welcome Letter from Ann Welcome, friends! Here ...

When the Way Just Ahead of You Seems Too Difficult

When the way just ahead of you seems too difficult, turn to Me and say: “I can’t, but we (You and I together) can.” Acknowledging your inability to handle things ...

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Will you be remembered as a Jesus Follower?

Will you be remembered as a Jesus Follower?

Join Anne and her daughter Rachel-Ruth for the Jesus Followers Online Bible Study and discover four practical ways to ignite faith in the next generation and build a legacy that lasts forever - through your Witness, Worship, Walk, and Work. Join now for free - study starts 6/12!

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The parenting course you've been waiting for!

Get lifetime access to 6 video Bible study lessons from Andy & Sandra Stanley, plus bonus resources and access to the online community with every study guide purchase! Parenting is hard, but you don't have to do it alone. Go through this new parenting study with our online community at your own pace.