By nature, we love receiving praise from people because it feeds our pride. Here are four things Scripture teaches us about how to give and receive commendation.Read More
Here are seven Father’s Day gifts for your dad that money can’t buy, along with corresponding Bible verses.Read More
Sometimes it's hard to find the right words when someone you care about is suffering. Still, there are plenty of ways you can be supportive in painful circumstances. After my son died in a skiing accident at the age of sixteen, people reached out to me in a multitude of ways. When you don’t know what to say or do to help people who are hurting, try these 10 practical tips.Read More
Today the world’s mentality is, if you want to get something done, you have to protest, march, boycott, or do something to wield power and influence to promote your agenda. In her most recent book, “The Gospel Comes with a House Key,” Rosaria Butterfield encourages Christians to simply open their homes to everyone and anyone as a means by which to share the love of Christ and the gospel.Read More
In many cities, it seems that rent and home prices keep increasing every year, while the room for hosting gets ever smaller. If you have a big heart and a small home, here are 10 tips on maximizing time and space when hosting.Read More
The Christian worldview, while simultaneously requiring me to reject contrary worldviews as false, enables me to love atheists and those who adhere to other religions—here are two basic reasons why.Read More
Education involves much more than acquiring IN-formation—it should also develop the formation of godly character. BCL interviews Jean Chung Kim, founder of The Cambridge School in San Diego, California, about the program’s success in educating the whole child and how you can apply classical education principles to your family's academic pursuits.
We have all dealt with a loss or heartbreak of some kind in our lives. Tragedies can strike out of nowhere, and when they do they hit hard. As Christians we are called in Romans 12:15 to rejoice with those who rejoice, and we are also called to weep with those who weep. Here are four ways we can be a comfort to others and find peace and comfort for ourselves.Read More
It feels like we are “really doing something” when we take on well-publicized social issues, as opposed to day-to-day tasks that never seem to change the world. Yet, Jesus says, “‘Whoever gives one of these little ones even a cup of cold water because he is a disciple, truly, I say to you, he will by no means lose his reward’” (Matt. 10:42). Here are 30 ways to love Christ in the everyday moments of life.
According to a recent article in the New York Times, a large online following is a booming currency in today's world. Yet, a person doesn't need social media to be an influencer for the good of others. Here are seven ways.Read More
Some days, it seems like a losing battle pleading for life outside an abortion clinic. Tens of women come to get abortions, and just as many leave having obtained them. Yet, on those days, we are encouraged by the reminder of the most wonderful truth—the sovereignty and power of God.
How often do you “like” someone’s Facebook post because you don’t want to be the friend who didn’t like it? Would Jesus do that? We want communities and relationships that are healthy, joyful, full of peace and love, and most of all real. Here's why the Bible's view of service—which seems absurd to worldly thinking—is the best way to build community and strengthen relationships.Read More
The Vision of Children Foundation funds groundbreaking research around the world in its quest to find a cure for genetically caused eye disorders and to improve the lives of visually impaired individuals like Laila and their families.
How do we endeavor to live a life of gratitude? Like many changes of apparent magnitude, progress often starts in small ways in the everyday moments and builds over time. Here are three beautiful ways to incorporate gratitude in your day.
Serving the needs of others is like a road trip. We pull out onto the “road” out of interest and compassion for others, but immediately something falls in our way. Here are four ways to get around the roadblocks we encounter when it comes to helping others.
A significant Christian population exists in North Korea despite the ever-present fear of reprisals believers face under the dictatorial regime of the DPRK, according to both a recent defector and the recently released U.S. State Department International Religious Freedom Report for 2016.
Beautiful Christian Life recently had the opportunity to connect with San Diego dentist Curtis Chan and his wife Mae regarding their nine-year participation in the annual Halloween Candy Buyback event. Last year they delivered 8000+ pounds of candy to Operation Gratitude, a non-profit organization that sends over 200,000 care packages each year to U.S. troops stationed overseas.Read More
Thousands of people are suffering right now as a result of numerous tragedies, the most recent ones being the devastating Las Vegas massacre and the Northern California fires. If you would like to assist those in need, there are numerous avenues to offer help.Read More