Why you can fully trust Jesus

Les Henson, a six-foot, six-inch senior forward on the Virginia Tech basketball team, will never forget a game he played against Florida State University in Tallahassee in 1980. With just a few seconds to go and the score tied at 77 points, Henson grabbed a rebound off the Florida State backboard just a foot from the baseline…

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How to pray politically

A doctor, an engineer, and a politician were arguing one day about which profession of the three was older. “Well,” argued the doctor, “without the role of a physician, mankind could not have survived for all these years…”

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Does luck really exist?

Many of the small superstitions people have today are rooted in misunderstandings of Christians years ago. Medieval theologians, for example, argued that since a ladder leaning against a wall forms a triangle, and a triangle is a symbolic reminder of the Holy Trinity, anyone who carelessly blunders through this mystical space is risking divine wrath…

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How to value those who labor for you

There’s nothing quite like looking at a newborn baby. But as adorable as they are, infants do not really appreciate what parents do for them. This is because they have short memories. Their concern is not what you did for them yesterday, but what you are doing for them right now. The past is meaningless and so is the future…

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What it really means to be free

In his famous little book ‘On Christian Truth,’ Harry Blamires suggests that we think of the human race aboard a hijacked jetliner flying through time. He writes…

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How can I find someone to encourage me in hard times?

First of all, go to God with your concerns. Pray for someone to come alongside you who can empathize with what you’re going through. The answer you receive might be different than what you’re thinking because the most unlikely person might be a great listening ear for you. Second, find a few friends you can […]

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Strawberry Angel Roll – From Virginia’s Kitchen

This delicious Strawberry Angel Roll is the perfect cool dessert to make when you’re having friends and family over this summer. Enjoy!

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What about people who simply say “no” after I’ve shared Christ with them?

Like I always tell people, don’t try to argue with them. If you can convince them that what you’re saying is true, someone else can convince them otherwise. When someone comes to Christ, it has to be God’s Spirit working in them, not clever words…

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I’m afraid of starting a spiritual conversation with my longtime friend because it might offend her. What counsel would you give me?

I suggest sharing what God has done in your life recently. That way you’re simply letting her know about some clarity you’ve received or a breakthrough you’ve experienced. It might not work the first time, but…

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How to Overcome Fear and Share Your Faith

In all my years of ministry, I’ve found there’s one topic of conversation that provokes more fear and anxiety than any other: sharing our faith. Many Christians would rather go swimming with sharks than explain the Gospel to a lost friend or family member!

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