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Unoffendable: The Myth of Righteous Anger (Session 1)

Everyone should be quick to listen, slow to speak and slow to become angry, because human anger does not produce the righteousness that God desires. — James 1:19–20 WELCOME | ...

Lent: Uncluttering of the Soul

The sabbatical started more suddenly and violently than anticipated. A high fever, a few scans, multiple masses, possibly a lethal abscess… the specialists convened, conferred, counseled me to cancel all ...

Crazy Prayers

This woman is driving me crazy. – Luke 18:5 I love the parable of the persistent widow. I don’t mean any disrespect, but I think persistent is a nice word ...

3 Important Bible Lessons for Black History Month

As Christians, we have much to consider, learn from, and celebrate during Black History Month. When President Gerald Ford officially recognized Black History Month in 1976, he called us to ...

Should Christians Study the Enneagram?

What is the Enneagram? Before we ask such a big “should” question, let’s talk about what it actually is. You probably already know this, but the Enneagram is a personality ...

Journal Through the Gospels During Lent

Lent is a time of meditation on the sacrifice Jesus made for us at Easter. Maybe it’s a season you haven’t given much time or attention to in the past, ...

He Gives Beauty for Ashes

[God will] care for the needs of all who mourn in Zion, give them bouquets of roses instead of ashes... Rename them “Oaks of Righteousness” planted by God to display ...

Garden Moments

What’s your worst fear? A fear of public failure, unemployment, or heights? The fear that you’ll never find the right spouse or enjoy good health? The fear of being trapped, ...

Practice the Art of Gentleness

Nothing is so strong as true gentleness. Nothing is so gentle as true strength. ~ Johann Wolfgang von Goethe Have you ever seen gentleness de-escalate a tense situation? If so, ...

Preparing for Lent

Editor’s note: While the tradition of Lent and fasting (or giving something up) is not traditional for most evangelical Christians, there is a growing interest among many believers to use ...

Prayers for Fear and Anxiety

Editor’s note: Fear and anxiety are at an all-time high the world over. We pray that you find these prayers comforting, exhorting, and hopeful! Son of God, who subdued the ...

Be Someone Else’s Sunshine

Rejoice with those who rejoice, weep with those who weep. — Romans 12:15 ESV I was going through the worst breakup of my life. Sleepless nights, not eating, random crying ...

Plant a Garden

Catch for us the foxes, the little foxes that ruin the vineyards, our vineyards that are in bloom. — Song of Songs 2:15 A couple of summers ago, I planted ...

The Jesus Bible Study: Beginnings — Creation

In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth. — Genesis 1:1 For in [Jesus] all things were created: things in heaven and on earth, visible and invisible. — ...

A New Way to Relate

The Enneagram helps us to see the way we relate, but Jesus transforms the way we relate. No one who encounters Jesus ever stays the same. I’m not referring to ...

How the Root of Insecurity Is Tied to Your Identity

I leaped out of bed when the alarm signaled it was time to wake up and hit the pavement. Ten minutes later, I was outside pressing “start running” on my ...

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Free Easter Bible Study!

Free Easter Bible Study!

You're invited to walk where Jesus walked! Join the In the Footsteps of the Savior online Bible study in the weeks leading up to Easter with best-selling author Max Lucado and get access to 6 study videos & other free bonuses to help you along the journey! The Holy Land is waiting for you... Study starts 3/6!