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God didn’t make robots.

If you’re part of our E-Team, you know Nancy Ruth is working on a new family Bible study. The working title is: Why Do Bad Things Happen? While this study still has a long way to go before it’s ready… Continue reading

How do you worship God in the storms of life?

I had some shocking news this week. I won’t go into the details, but I am having a hard time believing that it is real. For one thing, I don’t understand the why behind it.

This isn’t the first time… Continue reading

Who are you trying to please?

Happy New Year!

Today’s blog will be rather short, but I pray it’s one you’ll think about for much longer.

Around New Year’s it’s common to think about where we’ve been and where we’re going. Here is a free a… Continue reading

It’s here! 40 Scriptures to Pray Over Your Children

What drove Nancy Ruth to write this book? How does it work? Today’s blog answers these questions.

Praying Scripture

We know we should read the Scriptures (Ps 1:1-2; Matt 4:4; 2 Tim 3:16-17; Rev 1:3),… Continue reading

What does it mean to “love God with all your heart”?

Last week we defined worship like this:

“The meaning of the word ‘worship’ is to ascribe worth to something. In other words, it means to say and act like something has worth. It means to honor something, to say it… Continue reading

What does “worship” mean?

Worship.

You hear that word thrown around a lot at church. There’s the “worship service,” the “worship center,” “worship music,” “praise and worship,” and probably a few I forgot.

I get it. Worship is important. But what is worship exactly?… Continue reading

Is “Biblical Meditation” an Oxymoron?

Is your life as crazy as mine? There always seems to be something out of the ordinary going on. Sometimes I feel like it’s all I can do to keep my head above water. It’s at times like this I… Continue reading

Is “Sin” Really A “Four-Letter Word”?

Sin. It is a word and concept no one likes to discuss. Sin carries connotations of wrongness, punishment, and unpleasantness. Even the word “sin” has become politically incorrect. It is a “four-letter word” in many circles.

Should sin be a… Continue reading

George Müller: A Man of Prayer

I just finished the biography George Müller: Delighted in God by Roger Steer. This powerful testimony impacted me so much that I had to share it with you. (No, I don’t get paid for this plug.)

Who is… Continue reading

“The church is full of hypocrites!”

“The church is full of hypocrites!” How would you answer someone (or yourself) in the face of this objection? The same objection may be voiced a number of ways. “I like Jesus, just not the church. It’s full of hypocrites.”… Continue reading

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