Unleash the power of praise!

one of the greatest things you can do for yourself is to think intentionally and seriously about your purpose in life. When I have asked people about their life’s purpose, I often get the comment, “That’s a good question. I should probably think more about that.” Many of the responses center around being happy, making a lot of money, having fun and pleasure, or to fulfill adventurous and challenging goals on a proverbial “bucket list.”

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Two priorities for the Christian life!

one of the greatest things you can do for yourself is to think intentionally and seriously about your purpose in life. When I have asked people about their life’s purpose, I often get the comment, “That’s a good question. I should probably think more about that.” Many of the responses center around being happy, making a lot of money, having fun and pleasure, or to fulfill adventurous and challenging goals on a proverbial “bucket list.”

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You’ve been chosen for joy!

The great Scottish theologian, William Barclay writes…

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Fostering inclusiveness in the Body of Christ

One Sunday morning in 1865, a black man entered a prominent and fashionable church in Richmond, Virginia.

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The importance of getting quiet each day

Studies show noise affects human behavior. In one experiment carried out by psychologists, a student leaving a library intentionally dropped an armload of books.

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Finding God’s favor through perseverance

Psychologist Martin Segilman of the University of Pennsylvania advised the MetLife insurance company to hire a special group of job applicants who…

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The redeeming freedom of Christ in your life

When A. J. Gordon was pastor of a church in Boston, he met a young boy in front of the sanctuary carrying a rusty cage in which several birds fluttered nervously.

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Responding to God’s love for you

God’s redemptive work in the lives of His faithful people will naturally provoke worship. Author and pastor Leslie B. Flynn once told a story that illustrates this truth.

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Let heaven inspire you!

Pete and Tony were best friends and die-hard baseball fans. One day they were munching on stadium nachos at a game and Pete said, “I wonder if we’ll play baseball in heaven.”

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How God can use you to do the extraordinary

On October 2, 1840, Rev. Dan Edwards was ordained as a missionary to the Jews. He received a letter shortly after from the famous pastor, Robert Murray McCheyne, who wrote…

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