What will you do when the dark and desperate days of pain and suffering come? The book of James gives an answer: have patience and persevere. Be patient, because if you have been persecuted, God knows this and on the Day of Judgement, will settle all moral accounts. If you have been suffering, God ..
A Faith That Works, Part 15: Press On
by Lee Strobel
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In the late 1700s, William Wilberforce and a small group of evangelical Christians sparked the beginnings of the eventual world-wide outlawing of the human slave trade, but what was it that provoked this frail British parliamentarian to become a hero of action? In this message, we see that Wilberforce ..
Building a Heroic Faith, Part 1: Being a Hero of Action
One of the most misunderstood of Jesus' parables is the Parable of the
Shrewd Manager (Luke 16:1-9). Jesus uses this parable to indicate that
Christians could take a cue from non-believers who at times, do a better job dealing with reality than some believers. An example of this is "spiritualizing," ..
Christianity Illustrated, Part 2: Facing Reality
by John Ortberg
Todd lost his job six months ago, creating a financial crisis for his family. Three new job offers have come in, one in management that will waste Todd's creative gifts but pay the bills, another which pays less and gives him some creative satisfaction, and a third which would maximize his giftedness ..
Coin of the Realm
by Jeff Berryman
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by Marianne Savell
Ken and Karla spend another "comfortable" night at home. Their lives are always very comfortable, a fact to which they repeatedly refer. Any disturbance either by way of TV, career opportunity from a friend, intruding neighbors -- even a life-threatening piece of popcorn stuck in Karla's throat -- ..
Comfort Zone, The
by Judson Poling
by Bill Hybels
The story of Daniel in the lions' den is one of the most famous in Scripture. What we can learn from that passage is that followers of Christ live in a state of tension in the world, as did Daniel. But even though our first reaction to the human-centered world is to be anti-cultural, we must, like Daniel, ..
Daniel - Part 9: When Lions Devour
by Dr. Gilbert Bilezikian