Ranch Dog

by Corrie McCann, Women-to-Women Ministry Training This summer I enjoyed a much-needed sabbatical. One of my goals was to not only read about spiritual disciplines, but to practice them. My husband and I had the privilege of spending an entire week at a ranch for a spiritual retreat. This ranch had some of the cutest... Continue Reading →

Disillusioned?

Disillusioned by organized religion? We get it. Still, as Bob Dylan sang, “You gotta serve somebody.” Who rules you? Get to know the God of the Bible, the one who made you, knows you, loves you. Find a group of people, learn about God with them. It doesn’t have to be “religion.” It does have... Continue Reading →

Eighty percent

Eighty percent of Americans believe in God, according to Pew Research. But what that means to people, varies widely. The God of the Bible? An active God, involved in everyday life? A good God? What about you? Do you believe in God and what does he mean to you?

Remember

On Memorial Day, along with paying tribute to those who’ve died in service for their country, along with fondly remembering each of our loved ones, let’s also take a moment to thank God for his men and women, pastors and writers and leaders who left their mark on our lives. People like Billy Graham, James... Continue Reading →

Pray together

If ever we needed to pray together, it is now. Join Christians today across the U.S. and even in other nations, to seek God for unity based on Eph. 4:3. Discover more, then turn off your device and talk to God!

God’s plan

"If I knew that tomorrow was the end of the world, I would plant an apple tree today.” Scholars agree Martin Luther probably did not actually say this. But the idea resonates. We don’t know what God has planned for tomorrow. Still, we can do the right thing today. Plant a tree this Arbor Day... Continue Reading →

Ready to throw in the towel?

Ready to throw in the towel on this whole Christianity thing? Here are some good reasons to ditch the faith. Your parents believe the Bible is true and presents the one and only way to salvation. If it’s only your parents’ thing, let it go. You see nothing but hypocrites in churches. If you can’t... Continue Reading →

Psalm 8:3-4

When I consider your heavens, the work of your fingers, the moon and the stars, which you have set in place, what is mankind that you are mindful of them, human beings that you care for them? (Psalm 8:3-4)  

Jesus was all about connections

Helen Keller couldn’t see or hear. She had no concept of words or language. She lived a caged existence, trapped in a dark, silent world she didn’t understand. Until a tireless, firm, committed teacher named Anne Sullivan got through. On this day in 1887, Anne held one of Helen’s hands under a cold stream splashing... Continue Reading →

Happy Pi Day!

Happy Pi Day! Whether you celebrate this national day by engaging in stimulating discussion about that fascinating mathematical constant, or, like the majority of us, opt to mark the date by enjoying circular delicacies like pizza, doughnuts, bagels and yes, even pie, may it be a day of recognizing the logical order of this world... Continue Reading →

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