Deep roots take time to grow, and the consistent habits of Bible reading and prayer simply don’t happen overnight.
How does almsgiving benefit our spiritual health? Read on to learn how giving to those in need is a biblical practice of self-denial, remembrance, and obedience.
Regardless of terminology, tradition, or denominational differences, there is a common thread that links repentance, penitence, and penance: those who want to follow Jesus take their relationship with him—and thus the
Ready to reap the spiritual benefits of fasting but not sure how to begin? Like Lent, try viewing fasting as a journey: start slow, follow the Holy Spirit’s leading, and see where he takes you.
“This is not our land. None of us own this country, this town, this neighborhood. We are not the hosts. We are merely guests; the whole earth is God’s. We live on God’s land by God’s invitation.
“I learned just about everything I know from Aran and the other donkeys who were part of my life—Timmy, Jerusalem, Penelope and Peanut, Guinness, Tinsel, Nollaig, and Jacksie.
Lent begins next week on Ash Wednesday, March 2, but have you ever wondered what Lent is really about? Which is it: an unnecessary legalistic practice or a life-giving spiritual discipline?
By Christine McParland
“Despite enduring dehumanizing battles and barriers, they fought back to become the strong shoulders on which I and others stand. During Black History Month, I honor these heroes with amazement and gratitude.
from The Book of Amazing Stories by Robert Petterson
As he studied letters written by a jailed apostle some 1,900 years earlier, he realized that his hope wasn’t in how much he loved others but in how much his Savi
In our deserts, God sees us. . . In our wastelands, God sets us—and others through us—free.
I was recently invited to cohost a podcast called Nothing Is Wasted.