3 Reasons Jesus Needed to Be Baptized

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  Baptism is often described as an outward sign of an inward change. It is a public testimony that you believe in Jesus Christ as your Lord and Savior. Your baptism powerfully proclaims what God has done, and is doing, in your life. In addition, as a follower of Jesus, you are publicly saying that Continue Reading

Science Proves Tithing is GOOD for You

Science Proves Giving is Good for You

We all know that God loves a cheerful giver, but did you know that apart from heavenly rewards, there are health rewards to being generous? We wanted to bring to you this guest post by John Cortines and Gregory Baumer, authors of our new God and Money book to shed some light on the added Continue Reading

Free Olympics Themed Bible Study

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The Olympics are well underway! Have you been watching your favorite events? Wouldn’t it be great if you had an Olympics-themed Bible study for your small group? You can even prepare cookies shaped like the Olympic rings! Well, snacks aside, we’ve got just the thing for you… Olympics Bible Study (with Discussion Questions) Read the Continue Reading

6 Hopeful Promises to Remember in Depression

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When life doesn’t seem worth living, when there doesn’t seem any truth or joy or even answers in the world, the spiritual connection of faith provides a source of truth, joy, and answers outside of you. This spiritual reservoir can spring up and replenish parched souls. When you are in the midst of depression, you Continue Reading

7 Verses Christians Should Think About Before They Vote

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During the past couple weeks, we saw the RNC and the DNC go by and a lot of decisions and opinions have been cast. Whether or not you like our current commander-in-chief, something he said at the DNC was convicting to our entire country: “Don’t boo. Vote.” Recent voter turnout has been 60% during presidential Continue Reading

What Was Paul’s Thorn in the Flesh?

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What Was Paul’s “Thorn in the Flesh?” The Apostle Paul endured great hardships to serve the Lord (2 Corinthians 11:23-29). Yet something tormented Paul and was an incredible burden for him. Paul referred to this burden as “a thorn in the flesh” (2 Corinthians 12:7). No one knows exactly what this “thorn” represented. Some suggest Continue Reading

9 Warning Signs of Spiritual Abuse in Church

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Spiritual abuse is no new idea. There are some very subtle ways that abuse can hide in the Church, and we want to help you spot them! Go through the list and think about what you may notice around you, at your church, workplace, or community. This doesn’t mean that you’re in a cult or Continue Reading

Free Armor of God eChart on the Shield of Faith

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Free Armor of God eChart on the Shield of Faith Deepen your understanding of the Armor of God with this incredible overview on the “Shield of Faith.” Find out how ancient Roman soldiers used “shields” in battle to protect themselves and how soldiers worked together to ultimately defeat the enemy. Paul warned the believers in Continue Reading

Trivia: Which Leper Returned to Thank Jesus for Healing?

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To celebrate our NEW Miracles of Jesus DVD-Based Study we’re bringing you some fun trivia! Let’s see how you guys do: The leper that thanked Jesus for his healing was a [FILL IN THE BLANK]. A) Canaanite B) Israelite C) Philistine D) Samaritan Do you know your Bible trivia? Find the answers at the bottom Continue Reading

Free eChart: Life of Joseph

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Free eChart: Life of Joseph Includes a timeline, chart, family tree, and more! Send this printable PDF to your friends, family, pastors, worship directors, church leaders, children Sunday School leaders, and small group members FOR FREE! From a pit, to a prison, and finally to a palace, Joseph’s story is an incredible reminder of God’s Continue Reading

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