Resources by Topic: Christian Growth

Have Mercy!

I decided to ask the Lord who I was not being merciful to. The answer came into my heart in a single beat. "Your husband." Come again, Lord? Continue Reading …

Love Is a Choice

At my son’s wedding, I found myself reminding him of the words my mother spoke to me at my wedding, and many times since:  “Always remember that love is a choice.” Continue Reading …

Should I Be Fasting?

If your motivation for fasting is to impress others, to make them see you as super spiritual or extra holy, go ahead and have the cheeseburger, sista, ‘cause that is not what fasting is really about. Continue Reading …

The Fast That God Requires

In Isaiah 58, God brings an accusation against His people. They fast, they "go to church," they pray, but their hearts beat for their own glory and gain. You, too, can go through the motions of what you think God requires, but does your obedience flow out of a heart changed by the gospel? If so, what can you do ...

Lauren Chandler You can go through the motions of what you think God requires, but does your obedience flow out of a heart changed by the gospel? Continue Reading 

Session 1 Drama: Deceived

When you’re racked with guilt and shame over your sin, it taints your view of God, yourself, and others. But in Jesus there is forgiveness and freedom from bondage.

Acts of Renewal When you’re racked with guilt and shame over your sin, it taints your view of God, yourself, and others. But in Jesus there is forgiveness. Continue Reading 

Session 5 Drama: Seek Peace and Pursue It

The world has a lot of ideas about what peace is and where to find it. But how well do these ideologies hold up to God’s Word?

Acts of Renewal The world has a lot of ideas about what peace is and where to find it. But how well do these ideologies hold up to God’s Word? Continue Reading 

Jesus Adored

A lot of us equate “worship” with “singing.” But the gospel of John tells us about a woman who worshipped Jesus through an extravagant gift valued at one year’s worth of income. Bob Bakke will help you discover what this generous worshipper has to teach us today.

Bob Bakke A lot of us equate “worship” with “singing.” But the gospel of John tells us about a woman who worshipped Jesus through an extravagant gift. Continue Reading 

The Personal Devotional Life

"Personal Devotions." Does that phrase fill you with guilt? Do you feel like your devotions are never long enough, meaningful enough to meet some kind of standard? Damaris Carbaugh will help you see past systems and formulas and fall in love with devotions by falling in love with a Person. Learn how to become a woman who loves the Word ...

Dámaris Carbaugh Damaris Carbaugh will help you see past systems and formulas and fall in love with devotions by falling in love with a Person. Continue Reading