Before he was taken up to heaven, Jesus turned to his disciples, raised his hands, and blessed them. Even as he receded from view, Jesus’ disciples still heard him blessing—and for good reason. Here are five reasons why the the ascension of Jesus brings comfort to every Christian today.Read More
When saying the Lord’s Prayer, it can be easy to take for granted the significance of the first line. Here are two truly amazing aspects of prayer every Christian should always remember.Read More
There are songs, hymns, and books that tell us how God is our friend. But what do we do when it feels like God is far away? Be encouraged by remembering these three things.Read More
Maybe you were given a host of opportunities in life, but you squandered them and are left with little or nothing to show for it. Maybe you hurt people and caused a lot of pain, and you can’t make it right. In the life of King Saul, we see the unending reach of Christ’s mercy—and what it means for you today.
My boys were playing a board game and it was down to the last spin. The child who ended up losing stomped his feet and declared, "That's not fair! He always wins!" Kids aren’t the only ones who think this way. Have you ever asked yourself, “Why do some people seem to always win and I always lose?”Read More
I was twenty-two years old the first time my husband and I lost a baby. All the hope I had in a God who loved me—who fought for my best—was gone as well, replaced by numbing grief and disbelief that God still loved me after he had let that happen. Yet, even in the horrible pain and loss of miscarriage, God had not abandoned my husband and me.Read More
Facing a trial right now? Check. Had someone share with you a Christian cliché such as “God never gives you more than you can handle”? Check. Wish you could connect with a Christian counselor who knows his Bible and has wisdom and life experience from which to draw, all the while giving you solid answers and real hope? Check. Well, now you can with David Powlison’s new book, God’s Grace in Your Suffering.Read More