Practical Application

Is Your Heart Right, Wrong or Hurting?

I could be wrong, but it seems that over the last few years the world has made a rapid change. Many things have changed as technology advances. My husband and I disagree on this one point as I often say things got worst. He says things have not gotten worst but technology has made... -Read More


Answering Questions about Homosexuality

Christians need to be prepared to answer the myriad questions we hear in today’s increasingly pro homosexual culture. This is perhaps the most complicated and contentious issue we face in our culture. Most churches are poorly equipped to handle it; parents are even less prepared. In his new book Critical Conversations: A Christian Parents’... -Read More


The Battle Within

One of Satan’s most destructive schemes is to convince the believer that all is well, and there is nothing to be concerned with. “You’re doing so much better than that person over there,” the serpent slyly hisses. “You don’t need to worry about making any particular changes in your own life.” But this is... -Read More


Engaging Muslims with Wisdom and Love

The Lord calls Christians to relate wisely and virtuously with all people. This includes how followers of Jesus engage Muslims. Acts of terrorism done in the name of Islam, against both Muslims and non-Muslims, can tempt us to respond in ways that are neither wise nor virtuous. If people have never had Muslim friends,... -Read More


Tips for Everyday Evangelism

The idea of stepping out in faith to engage in one-on-one personal evangelism can be daunting. Often we are afraid of rejection, worried about achieving results, or we don’t want to feel as if we are imposing our beliefs on others. But if what we believe is true, we have the light and the... -Read More


Getting Back to Fulfilling Your Dream

“We were returning from a cross-country hike to our camp at Red Can Lake. The acres of glaciated granite all looked the same to me but I wasn’t worried. Walt knew the way. All I had to do was stick close. Then Walt surprised me. ‘Want to lead for a while?’ he offered. ‘I... -Read More


Is Celibacy Relevant Today

When returning to Christ 5 years ago after an extended period of wandering in the wilderness, I found it hard to believe that modern Christians were embracing a standard of celibacy. For the young adults taking the purity pledge, this seemed like a good idea — but for people my age? At the time... -Read More


Does Science Disprove God?

A Pew Research Poll released last week reports that fifty-nine percent of Americans see science and religion in conflict. But they also found that, “highly religious Americans are less likely than others to see conflict between faith and science.” I’m not a scientist, and I don’t play one on TV. But it’s amazing to... -Read More


The Question of Easter

Why do you look for the risen among the dead? He is not here, but has risen” (Luke 24:5, NIV).   The question Our lives are full of questions. Some of these can define who we are. From “Will you take this woman?” to “Are you aware of how fast you were going, sir?”... -Read More


Just As He Said

Tommy Boland Good News   We celebrate Easter at the end of this month, the day a dead man named Jesus got up and walked out of the grave. Our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ was crucified, dead and buried, to pay the penalty for the sins of all those who would put their... -Read More