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Tag: faith

The Only Thing Worth Knowing

Editor’s Note: If ever there was a man who knew his purpose in life, it was Paul. By all outward appearances, he had it all together. His religious resume was perfectly pristine (Phil 3:3-7). Yet, for Paul, all of his accolades and... Read More »

What Would Happen If You Asked In Faith?

On my desk at work sits a stuffed, purple dragon with orange horns and wings. His name is Figment, as in a Figment of your Imagination. He is a Disney-created character that can only be found at Epcot in Walt Disney World. Figment is a favo... Read More »

What Is Your “Material For Sacrifice”?

“The Desires Of My Heart” I had been praying for something I wanted very badly. It seemed a good thing to have, a thing that would make life even more pleasant than it was and would not in any way hinder my work. God did not giv... Read More »

Every Assignment Is Measured and Controlled For Your Eternal Good

Jesus slept on a pillow in the midst of a raging storm. How could He? The terrified disciples, sure that the next wave would send them straight to the bottom, shook Him awake with rebuke. How could He be so careless of their fate? He could ... Read More »

Engaging the Life of the Mind

Anselm, the great theologian philosopher of the 11th century, embarked on an ardent quest for God through his writings. In his famous Proslogion, Anselm described his quest as “faith seeking understanding.” He did not see faith as a sta... Read More »

The Cost of Saying, “I Am A Christian”

The Houston Chronicle featured the moving story of a young woman persecuted for her Christian faith.  Sixteen-year-old Julie Afab was working in an office in Pakistan.  A man who came to the office was offended by the silver cross she wo... Read More »

The Father May Let You Wander, But He Will Never Let You Go.

Over the past few weeks, I’ve been in multiple conversations with weary and wounded friends who have called it quits. Whether past or present, they’ve reached the point where their life’s circumstances have proven too brok... Read More »

Come As You Are

The story of “The Fall of Man” in Genesis 3 was never an interesting story to me… until I realized that it was my story, too. I know the story. God creates the world, and it’s good. God creates man, and it’s very good. And then ma... Read More »

You Have Stayed Long Enough

On February 6, 1952 headlines across the world screamed of one significant event: Princess Elizabeth Becomes Queen of England. In the early morning hours, King George died in his sleep, leaving his daughter, Elizabeth, to assume the British... Read More »

When It Feels Like Time Is Passing You By

Enjoy this stage. Will it ever end? Time is a thief. This is taking forever! We are waiting to hear. These phrases are just a few heard over dinner at the family Christmas party last month. There were over 25 people there at all different s... Read More »