Where do we go when we are soul sick? What are we to do when the inner turmoil seems impossible to overcome? Can the word of God and the gospel of Christ really be enough to counsel us in all situations?
God's will is that we have Christian relationships that are open and honest, brothers or sisters to whom we can confess our failings (Jas. 5.16). If we don't, it's doubtful whether we actually have Christian relationships at all. But we need to be honest about the danger of honesty.
Tragedy is unavoidable in this sin-cursed world, and we should rightly be thankful for the First Responders who come to our aid during emergencies. Every Christian is strategically placed by God, and He may have a special assignment for you that will call you to be the only person who can offer real hope to someone who feels that all hope seems lost.
Many Christian parents feel at a loss when it comes to "family devotions." Sometimes we wrongly see it as a way of evaluating our spirituality, but sometimes we simply don't know where to start. Here is a beginner's guide to leading our families in communion together around God's word.
Hebrews 13:9 tells us 'not to be carried away by all kinds of strange teachings.' How do we obey this command? Here is some advice given to a friend.