The Road to Discipleship

The following was written by guest writer Jerry Harvill. Few aspects of the Christian culture are more idealized but less understood than discipleship. Humpty Dumpty vocabularies abound, in which, like Humpty’s approach in Lewis Carroll’s tale, words mean “whatever (we) choose them to mean; nothing more, nothing less!” The plethora of religious cults attracting followers […]

Unfolding Stories Podcast Episode Eight: God Changes Life’s Course.

Yes, we are LIVE now with episode eight of our new Christian podcast Unfolding Stories. Scroll down for links to this week’s episode on all major podcast platforms. In this week’s show we meet Zach and hear his amazing Christian testimony. Not only does Zach establish a relationship with God very swiftly through a message […]

Choosing Jesus as Your Teacher

Mary Magdalene woke up early Sunday morning and made her way to the tomb. Finding it empty, she asked the angels what they had done with Jesus. Turning around with tears in her eyes, she mistook Jesus for the gardener, but as soon as he called her by name, she recognized him. Then she exclaimed, […]

Unfolding Stories Podcast Episode Seven: God’s Provision within the Storm

Episode seven of Unfolding Stories, our uplifting new Christian testimony podcast, is LIVE and available to download from any of your regular major podcast platforms. This week we hear the story of Laura, a woman for whom religious identity was very confusing until she found her true church home. Shortly after God lead her to […]

Ashes to Ashes

Yesterday, Ash Wednesday, was the beginning of a season called Lent. Lent is when the Church gets ready for Easte. This excerpt on Lent was originally posted on Read the Arc. The first year I attended a school where Gentiles were the overwhelming majority, I noticed a classmate with a strange smudge of black in […]

Unfolding Stories Podcast, Episode Six: A New Life in Service

Episode six of the Unfolding Stories podcast is here and LIVE now! Download it from your favorite podcast platform or scroll down for links to the show. In this episode we meet Mike, a life-long Christian who discovered a closer relationship with God after a family tragedy. Mike has a renewed purpose in life since […]

An image of Jesus on the Cross as a wooden statue, depicting Lent.

What is Lent?

What is Lent? Lent is the season when Christians have historically prepared their hearts for Easter with reflection, repentance, and prayer. Lent begins with Ash Wednesday and proceeds for forty days, culminating in Good Friday and Holy Saturday. Since Sundays are weekly celebrations of the resurrection of Jesus, the six Sundays in Lent are not […]

Unfolding Stories Podcast Episode Four: The Long Road Home.

Episode four of our encouraging, new Christian podcast, Unfolding Stories, is live on all major podcast platforms! See below for links to this episode. This time around we hear testimony from Jill. Jill is the mother of last week’s guest speaker, Andrew—good to hear from a mother and son duo! Listen to Jill’s son, Andrew, […]

For Valentine’s Day this Year, Look Within Yourself to Improve Your Relationships.

**Guest post from Tyndale House Publishers author Erin Smalley.** “But the Holy Spirit produces this kind of fruit in our lives: love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, and self-control. There is no law against these things!” Galatians 5:22-23 Anyone who gets married, soon becomes very aware of his or her spouse’s problematic attitudes and behaviors […]

Unfolding Stories Podcast Episode Three: From Self-Destruction to Peace in God.

We’re excited to announce that episode three of our brand-new podcast about Christian testimony, Unfolding Stories, is now LIVE and ready for download from all major platforms! This episode we learn how Andrew discovered the root of his self-destructive behavior and how finding God helped him find healing. Now Andrew is on a much better […]

Unfolding Stories Podcast, Episode Two: Is God Real? Aubrey Sampson

Episode two of Unfolding Stories, our brand-new Christian podcast dedicated to real-life testimonies, is now LIVE on all major podcast platforms—see below for links. This week we welcome guest speaker Aubrey Sampson. Aubrey is an author, a preacher, a speaker, a church planter, a wife, a mother, and an all-around busy woman! Aubrey’s story is […]