Unleash the Power of Worship in Your Life

When it comes to worship, reading the Bible—especially the Psalms—is like watching a highlight reel of Michael Jordan playing basketball or Serena Williams playing tennis. You’re seeing the best of the best at the top of their game. If you want a glimpse of what worship can be—if you want to learn how to unleash ...

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Listen with Your Heart: Godly Leadership, Part 1

Sep 9, 2018 | |Terence Chatmon

Leaders will, at one point or another, face conflict. It doesn’t matter where you lead —at home, at church, at the office —the very nature of taking a stand and forging a path puts you in the line of fire. Even so, living in harmony with the brethren is a clear command in Scripture – Romans ...

Unlocking the Bible’s Strategy for Anxiety-Free Living

After Moses died, the task of leading the Hebrew people into the Promised Land fell to Joshua. It was an enormous responsibility, one that likely caused Joshua more than a little anxiety. Recognizing that, the Lord offered words of encouragement to reassure the rookie leader. In those words we find clues as to how God ...

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4 Bible Passages That Leave No Doubt About the Importance of Empathy

Empathy is woven deep into the fabric of Scripture. Virtually every instruction God offers regarding the way we’re to treat others begins with empathy. As we live in community, and seek to reflect Christ, it’s important that we continue to read the Bible and listen to the biblical definition of empathy. Here are four examples. ...

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66 Reasons to Trust God

Let’s be honest. It can be hard to trust God when life becomes chaotic.  Maybe that’s where you are and you could use a gentle reminder of God’s faithfulness. If so, we have good news for you. God’s given us many examples of His trustworthiness in the Scriptures. Just open your Bible to any book ...

Why Christ’s Resurrection Should Matter to You

There are a lot of questions about the resurrection of Jesus Christ in today’s culture.  Did it really happen?  When did it happen?  How did it happen?  Perhaps the most important question people should be asking is, “why does the resurrection matter to you and me?” Josh and Sean McDowell look to answer many of ...

People at Work

Jul 7, 2017 |

When God made human beings in His image (Gen. 1:26-30), He appointed them as His coworkers in overseeing creation and gave them dominion over His works. Consider the implications of that fact: We bear God’s image. God has invested human beings with dignity and value. We matter. Who we are and what we do are ...

Connecting Our Work with God’s Work

Jul 7, 2017 |

Psalm 60 reminds us of a profound truth that God is eternal and unchanging, while humanity is destined to die. Interestingly, Moses ends his song by asking God to show His own work by ensuring that His people’s work endures. His prayers essentially asked that God give meaning, significance, and purpose to His creatures’ labors. ...

Finding Joy at Work

Jun 6, 2017 |

The Bible affirms that God’s original design for work was good—even “very good” (Gen. 1:31). Only after Adam, and Eve rebelled against the Lord did work come under the Curse, making labor toilsome (Gen. 3:17-19). Yet God still wants our work to be significant and satisfying. Proverbs suggests how we can make that happen: • ...

Work Itself is a Gift from God

May 5, 2017 |

A stubborn untruth in Western culture casts work as part of the Curse imposed by God to punish Adam and Eve’s sin, which would make work inherently evil. That idea is not found in Scripture. Rather, these are the biblical facts about work: God works. The fact that God Himself labors shows that work is ...