What Does It Mean to Abide?

JOHN 15:4-5 says,  “Abide in Me, and I in you. As the branch cannot bear fruit of itself, unless it abides in the vine, neither can you, unless you abide in Me. 5 “I am the vine, you are the branches. He who abides in Me, and I in him, bears…

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Are You Hanging On When You Should Be Letting Go?

Have you been casting your cares to the Lord like you’re casting a fishing line?
Or have you learned the skillful art of casting your cares to the Lord like you cast stones across the water?

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If God is all powerful, why is there evil in the world?

Recently, we looked at some of the reasons why people renounce their faith. Unfortunately, it’s often because they have legitimate questions for which they can’t find answers and instead of seeking those answers in the right places, they pull back and they pull away from any thread of faith they may have…

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Why Do People Renounce Their Faith?

His name is Jon Steingard. He’s the lead singer of the Christian rock band Hawk Nelson and the latest high profile “Christian” to renounce his faith. It happens far too often and for a wide variety of reasons- but ultimately – one of the foundational reasons is because they have legitimate questions…

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When You Don’t Know Where to Start Reading the Bible…

We all started somewhere? I remember sitting by the river reading Revelation and having no idea what it meant. But God used my lack of understanding to draw me unto Himself. I wanted to know what it said. I wanted to know Him. After I became a Christian, I couldn’t…

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12 Preparation Tips for Bible Study Teachers and Speakers

Recently, my sweet friend, Katie Orr asked a question on Facebook that I responded to. It cuts to the core of a question that I’m often asked as well. “What is some of your best advice about preparing to teach God’s Word or speak at a ladies’ event?” I think…

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For the one whose heart is hard

  Is your heart hard? Do you know someone whose is? Hope is found in Jesus Christ. Nothing else. No one else. Salvation is not as hard as we make it. Simply give your life to the One who gave His life for you… and He will take your heart…

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