Category Archives: Christian Living

Blogs and articles about living a Christ-led life!

Do I Need to Go to Church (If I’m a Christian)?

“Do I really need to go to church?” Whether you’re wondering this question or it’s your kids asking if God “makes us go to church,” you probably already know your salvation isn’t hinged on being inside First [your denomination] Church of [your town here] at 9AM on the dot every Sunday. What does the Bible Continue Reading

The 3 Friends That Will Help You Overcome Loneliness

Loneliness is common to everyone, yet it can be controlled. Consider carefully examining the elements of loneliness in your own life. Knowledge alone cannot solve the problems caused by loneliness, but knowledge coupled with wisdom can be helpful in limiting the negative effects of loneliness in your life. While loneliness feels like an emotional problem Continue Reading

The New Testament Miracle that Reversed an Old Testament Curse

Guest-blog post from Dr. Matt Williams of the Deeper Connections DVD Bible Studies Jesus heals a blind man in John chapter nine. To most of us, this seems like a pretty cool miracle, and it is, but there is so much more behind this miracle that we miss because we do not understand the first Continue Reading

Forgiveness: How Far Is Too Far?

Guest-blog post from Dr. Matt Williams of the Deeper Connections DVD Bible Studies Do you ever feel like you are too far gone for God to forgive you? Or, maybe you feel like he might forgive you, but he does it grudgingly? This fear is the main reason that I published The Forgiveness of Jesus Continue Reading

10 Tips for Caring for Patients and Families of Alzheimer’s Disease

The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) recently stated that the rate of deaths from Alzheimer’s disease has increased by 55% in the last 15 years. Alzheimer’s disease, a degenerative mental health and memory loss illness, is currently the 6th leading cause of death in the United States. In addition, the number of Alzheimer’s patients dying Continue Reading

“Should We Expect God to Heal?” & Other Common Questions on Prayers for Healing

Jesus’ miracles, including healing, didn’t guarantee the end of any of sin’s results for those who follow him. And so, in this age, we still must put up with storms, abuse from wicked people, death, and yes, disease: whether spinal cord injury or multiple sclerosis, autism, or Alzheimers. So does God want us to pray Continue Reading

Top 5 Bible Verses on Hope

FREE eChart: Top 5 Bible Verses on Hope Experience the Peace that Comes from Gaining a Hopeful Spirit with this Week’s Free eChart.  Ever felt like you were up against a wall? Stuck. Stalled. Stumped on what to do. Churches and communities are filled with people who struggle to sustain a hopeful outlook. Some have Continue Reading

8 Things You Should NEVER Say to a Grieving Friend

In 2 Corinthians 1:4, Paul assures us that God “comforts us in all our troubles so that we can comfort others.” Can you help your loved one connect with someone who shares a similar journey of grief and loss? Sometimes it feels as if people can only truly understand our pain if they’ve “been there Continue Reading

How We Got the Bible in 6 Steps

What if you could approach the Bible at your own pace, starting and stopping as you would in a world-class museum: reading individual exhibits, observing colorful displays, and gaining an overall understanding as you proceed? Bible Gateway interviewed Christopher Hudson (@ReadEngageApply) about his book, Self-Guided Tour of the Bible: Maps, Charts, Timelines, Simple Overviews (Rose Continue Reading

3 Shocking Facts on Resurrection You Should Know

The more you read the Bible, the more references you’ll see to resurrection—that is, the dead coming back to life. This isn’t merely a spiritual experience or a metaphorical expression; it’s a physical reality. Resurrection in the Bible always involves the bringing back to life of real, flesh-and-blood bodies. As you read, you’ll see three Continue Reading

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