Top 5 – July 20th

By on Jul 20, 2017

CULTURE: How Much Longer Do We Have? A truly heart-breaking, tear-jerking story of a woman struggling with the fact that her baby boy only has a couple years left to live. Allison Muedder takes us through her journey thus far fighting for joy as she sees her son suffer with Hunter Syndrome. Despite the heavy trial she is facing, she reminds us of the joy we can find in Christ. This article encourages us to take the sorrow we may be feeling now, and use it to turn ourselves to face the greatest joy that we have in Christ. A devastating story turned into an encouragement to find joy amidst the...

Top 5 – July 19th

By on Jul 19, 2017

CULTURE: Hope When Your Children Stray “I think of the many others he has redeemed late in life, and I’m encouraged to pray more fervently for the rebellious. I think of the fact that the gospel is for rebellious prodigals whom God loves to welcome home with inexpressible joy.” Nick Batzig addresses the godly parents struggling with their rebellious children to just have hope. No sinner is too far gone for God to save, just hope and pray fervently. THEOLOGY: Do You Know How to Rebuke? For those that are struggling and for those that see others in their lives struggling, do you...

Top 5 – July 18th

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CULTURE: How Long Have You Been Waiting? “For if Christ is all that we have, he is more than enough for every need, every prayer, and every season of waiting that we face.” Ann Swindell shares with us a personal prayer of hers, and just the exhaustion of waiting for an answer to her prayer. However, during this time of waiting, she continues to love God despite Him not answering because she understands that knowing God is worth more than anything we could receive. Just an encouraging reminder and article about waiting and loving God. THEOLOGY: The Damning Devastation of a Single...

Top 5 – July 14th

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CULTURE: Sloth Doesn’t Just Mean Sleep “You see the heart of the sluggard is that he is trying to find rest the wrong way.” Sloth is something that I think many Christians may be fighting even though it may appear as other sins. I think it’s one of those sins that are harder to fight because it feels so good. But in this article, Mike Leake presents his case to remind us that sloth is a sin that we should actively fight against, and correctly define. THEOLOGY: You Can’t Turn From Temptation on Your Own Too often, we tend to lean on our own strength, and try to...

Animal Wisdom from the Bible

By on Jul 13, 2017

Throughout the Bible, God uses animals to illustrate character traits or lifestyle habits for us to emulate. Animals not only make our lives more colorful; they also convey important life values. Here are six animals I found in the Bible that could teach us a thing or two:   1. The Ant “Go to the ant, you sluggard! Consider her ways and be wise, which, having no captain, overseer or ruler, provides her supplies in the summer, and gathers her food in the harvest.” Proverbs 6:6-8 The ant illustrates perfect diligence. She is consistent, each day putting in the sweat needed to accomplish...

Top 5 – July 13th

By on Jul 13, 2017

CULTURE: Is Wonder Woman a Good Example of Biblical Womandhood? A very interesting article that dissects the new DC movie, Wonder Woman, and its implications. Amy Mantravadi tackles the movie from a biblical perspective, and breaks down the rising notion that Wonder Woman is the prime example of biblical womanhood. THEOLOGY: The Best Way to Enjoy Friendship with God In this video, Tim Keller reveals why meditating on the death of Jesus as an act of friendship can benefit your life, help you to obey God’s command to love, and enrich your friendship with God. APOLOGETICS: 5 More Reasons Why I...

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