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10 Best Articles from Our First Year

Today is The Arc’s first birthday! Thank you for your loyal readership, and for sharing your thoughts about your favorite posts. Here’s a list of some of the most popular articles from 2017. We’re looking forward to all that’s to come in 2018!

3 Keys to Freedom

Are you feeling like you’re on the bench? On the shelf? On the receiving end of hard times? Are you like I was, imprisoned by the need to prove your worth? Chained by illness or depression like my wife was? You are not alone. Learn how to take hold of Jesus Christ’s keys to freedom today. Read More HERE>>

Approach Health God’s Way E-devotional

Sign up for a 5-week e-devotional series from The Wellness Revelation by respected fitness professional Alisa Keeton. Each week, you’ll receive a passage from the book, relevant Scripture, and questions to help you foster healthy relationships with God, your body, and food. Read More HERE>>

How to Be Grateful When You Don’t Feel Like It

Happiness and gratitude are tightly wound around each other. In fact, gratitude is the parent of happiness. Learn about the four life-changing secrets of gratitude from The Happiness Dare by Jennifer Dukes Lee. Read More HERE>>

How to Know When You Are in the Wilderness with God

You will end up in the wilderness more than once in your life. And when you do, the hope is that you find comfort in knowing that the wilderness is the place where God speaks. Steve Wiens, author of Whole, shares how God has been replacing Approval and Admiration with Compassion and Intimacy in his own wilderness journey, and how you can find joy in the midst of brokenness. Read More HERE>>

Which Type of Bible Reader Are You?

If you believe that the Bible is the inspired word of God, you probably also believe it is important to be reading it regularly to inform your faith and relationship with Christ. But how do you know which Bible is for you? And once you find one, where do you begin? Scripture reading can be daunting. To find the right Bible for you, and to develop a plan for reading, it can be helpful first to determine which kind of Bible reader you are. Take this quiz to find your type and then use the Tyndale House Bible Finder to find the perfect Bible for you! Read More HERE>>

Abandon These 9 Things to Raise More Grateful Kids

Kristen Welch, author of Raising Grateful Kids in an Entitled World, shares 9 things that parents must abandon to make room for gratitude in their families. Read More HERE>>


Stitching Hope Through Random Acts of Kindness

In the little increments of time that tick past in our fast-paced and increasingly me-focused world, how often do we take a moment to think of where others—family, friends, or total strangers—might be in their hearts and lives? Learn how to extend a message of hope and kindness to others, and download free Hope and Kindness cards! Read More HERE>>

Why Didn’t God Stop It from Happening?

Suffering is a universal reality: at one point or another, every human being encounters it in some way, shape or form. Many Christians struggle to reconcile this reality with the fact that we serve a loving, all-powerful God. We trust God and firmly believe in His sovereignty, yet still wonder why He allows suffering to happen.  Sandra Byrd, author of The One Year Experiencing God’s Love Devotional, shares with us her thoughts on suffering and offers encouragement to those left wondering, “Why?”. Read More HERE>>

5 Books That Changed My Life: Chris Fabry

Chris Fabry is an award-winning author and radio personality who hosts the daily program Chris Fabry Live! on Moody Radio. He has published more than sixty-five books, including movie novelizations, such as the recent bestseller War Room. We asked him to share five books that changed his life. In response to this challenge, Fabry said, “Choosing only five books is difficult for a reader like me, but these are the books that burrowed deeply into my soul and have stayed with me over time. I’m not trying to prove how spiritual or unspiritual I am. I’m being honest. Here we go.” Read More HERE>>

When #MeToo Becomes #ChurchToo

The #MeToo movement shows no signs of slowing. Powerful men are being held to account for their past sexual harassment and abuse of women. This is nothing less than a cultural shift—affecting primarily the worlds of entertainment, media, and politics. But what about the church? Read More HERE>>


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