Resources by Topic: Christian Growth

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 

Life in the Spirit

We naturally gravitate to five-step plans or self-help advice to bring about change in our own lives. But Kelly Needham reminds us that lasting transformation comes not as we follow a to-do list, but as we walk with a Person.

Kelly Needham Kelly Needham reminds us that lasting transformation comes not as we follow a to-do list, but as we walk with a Person. 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 

Grounded in God's Word

You’ll never be properly grounded in God’s Word until you do an honest heart assessment. In this message from Revive ’21, pastor, author, and radio host Chris Brooks takes us to the parable of the sower and the soils to help us take a closer look at how receptive we are to the seed of the Word of God.

Chris Brooks Chris Brooks takes us to the parable of the sower and the soils to help us take a closer look at how receptive we are to God's Word. Continue Reading 

Staying Grounded

Many people take supplements as part of a healthy lifestyle. Did you know the Bible talks about spiritual supplements? These are virtues to help bolster our spiritual health. Nancy takes us to 2 Peter 1 to show us seven supplements we need to add to our faith.

Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth Many people take supplements as part of a healthy lifestyle. Did you know the Bible talks about spiritual supplements? Continue Reading