Want to Be Faithful? Think Like a Farmer

I tried to grow a garden once. It didnt go well. I had great aspirations when I planted it. I pictured a well-watered and neatly weeded patch of earth that would yield a steady supply of summer vegetables. I planted, watered, and weeded really wellat first. But then came the heat. The bugs. The weeds.... Read more

Better Faithful Than Free – Tim Challies

Human beings have the ability to speak because we have been made in the image of the speaking God. The great majority of us live in societies in which we enjoy the privilege of free speech, but this privilege is not universal, and neither is it guaranteed by God. This quote from Luke Davis’s True... Read more

5 Lessons on Faithful Endurance from a Longtime Pastor

When I became a pastor 12 years ago, I quickly realized the dropout rate among pastors is high. Statistics vary, but Ive personally known several pastors who left ministry for one reason or another. Sometimes we forget, though, the pastors whove persevered in faithful ministry for decades. My friend Dave Lewis is an example. Dave... Read more

Faithful Reason and Reasonable Faith

Surely you’ve heard this exchange (or been a part of it yourself): Skeptic: The Christian faith doesnt make sense. Its just not reasonable. Christian: But thats the thing. Its not supposed to be reasonable. You have to take it all on faith! Both the skeptic and the Christian are mistaken. Faith is more than mere... Read more

More than Faithful | Devotional by Bethany Hayes

Greater than Devoted | Devotional by Bethany Hayes

[ad_1] I watched the sundown tonight. You recognize what thought by no means crossed my thoughts? That it wouldnt rise once more within the morning. Im not going to get up tomorrow, and discover the sky as black as it's now. The solar will rise once more. It at all times does. The Psalmist as... Read more

John MacAruthur

Trustworthy to the Finish: Paul and the Gospel – Bible Gateway Weblog

[ad_1] By John F. MacArthur All of the apostles had necessary roles to play within the founding and unfold of the early church. John was the one one who lived to previous age. The remainder turned martyrs, beginning with James, whom Herod killed . . . with the sword (Acts 12:2). A few of them... Read more

Faithful Reason and Reasonable Faith

Devoted Cause and Affordable Religion

[ad_1] Certainly you’ve heard this trade (or been part of it your self): Skeptic: The Christian religion doesnt make sense. Its simply not affordable. Christian: However thats the factor. Its not purported to be affordable. It's a must to take all of it on religion! Each the skeptic and the Christian are mistaken. Religion is... Read more

5 Lessons on Faithful Endurance from a Longtime Pastor

5 Classes on Trustworthy Endurance from a Longtime Pastor

[ad_1] After I turned a pastor 12 years in the past, I rapidly realized the dropout charge amongst pastors is excessive. Statistics range, however Ive personally recognized a number of pastors who left ministry for one purpose or one other. Generally we neglect, although, the pastors whove persevered in trustworthy ministry for many years. My... Read more

Cynthia Heald

Why Being Devoted is Necessary: An Interview with Cynthia Heald – Bible Gateway Weblog

[ad_1] What does the Bible imply when it speaks of being devoted and steadfast? How ought to we finest guard our hearts and be on the alert towards temptation? What are the each day routines we should always set up to comply with Christ properly and end sturdy? Bible Gateway interviewed Cynthia Heald about her... Read more

How to Say God Is Faithful When Suffering Wont Stop

The way to Say God Is Devoted When Struggling Wont Cease

[ad_1] Its been a tricky 12 months for me. Whereas 2018 was crammed with artistic, monetary, and relational blessing, 2019 has been rather more tough. My spouse, Quina, and I've dealt along with her ministry burnout and discouraging well being points, alongside along with her grandmothers demise, relational strains with individuals we love, deferred hopes... Read more

4 Practical Tips for Faithful Workplace Witness

Four Sensible Ideas for Trustworthy Office Witness

[ad_1] The office could be an awesome expertise for the Christian. We wish to do our jobs properly, however we additionally wish to attend to the private and non secular wants of our friends. We wish to respect the work had been doing, however not enable it to turn out to be an idol. How... Read more