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Hope When Life Unravels: An Interview with Adam B. Dooley – Bible Gateway Blog

What are the upside-down yet encouraging truths of the book of Job and other key Bible passages that remind us of the ways God is present in our pain? Why does God allow suffering? And why does God seem to go silent when we’re in pain? How does a pastor work through his faith in... Read more

A Glimpse of a Disciplined Life – Tim Challies

One thing that always fascinates me when I read biographies is learning of other people’s habits. That’s especially true when the subject is extremely disciplined. Tim Chester’s Stott on the Christian Life is not quite a biography of John Stott, but it’s not far off. He gives an interesting glimpse of Stott’s normal, well-disciplined routines.... Read more

10 Ways You Can Make A Difference in Your Grandchild’s Life

You have so much valuable wisdom and life experience. Be willing to share your skills, your knowledge, and your expertise with your grandchild. Teach them to bake bread, build a birdhouse, change a tire, crochet, or learn something from you. They will not only gain valuable skills, but will also build valuable memories in the... Read more

Hope When Life Unravels – Tim Challies

Christians are well-resourced when it comes to books on suffering. Such books can typically be divided into two types: Those that are structured around theological themes and those that are structured around lived experiences. So some people begin with an examination of what the Bible has to say about suffering while other people begin with... Read more

Big or Small, God Cares About It All in Your Life – Girlfriends in God – June 30, 2020

June 30, 2020Big or Small, God Cares About It All in Your LifeHolley GerthTodays TruthPraise be to the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of compassion and the God of all comfort, who comforts us in all our troubles, so that we can comfort those in any trouble with the comfort we... Read more

6 Things to Do When You Are Disappointed in Your Life

Tears streamed down my cheeks. My daughter walked up to me as I tried to dry my face. Mom are you okay? she asked. Yes, sweetie. I just need a minute. The past several months had been filled with personal disappointments. I was physically and emotionally exhausted.Later that evening, my husband and I had a... Read more

Why Does God Allow Storms in Our Life? | Devotional by Charles Stanley

No one likes turbulent times, but until we reach heaven, they will be a part of our life. The underlying foundation for understanding the storms we encounter is found in Psalm 103:19 The LORD has established His throne in the heavens, And His sovereignty rules over all. No matter what the apparent source is, God... Read more

Americans Dont See Human Life as SacredBut See Humanity as Basically Good

The Story: A new study finds that a majority of Americans no longer believe human life has intrinsic value, with six out of ten rejecting the idea that human life is sacred. Yet a majority also say that humans are basically good. The Background: According to new research from the Cultural Research Center at Arizona... Read more

Only 39 Percent of Americans Believe ‘Life Is Sacred,’ Barna Finds

Only 39 Percent of Americans Believe 'Life Is Sacred,' Barna Finds Six out of 10 Americans disagree with the statement that human life is sacred," according to a new survey.Barna Group surveyed about 2,000 people and asked about feelings on human life. Sacred was defined as having unconditional, intrinsic worth.Of the 2,000 people,... Read more

Christian Missionary Opens Up about Life in China amid the Coronavirus Pandemic

Christian Missionary Opens Up about Life in China amid the Coronavirus Pandemic As China recovers from COVID-19, the lingering effects of the virus on the country and believers in China can still be felt. Recently, Christian Headlines was granted an exclusive interview with an underground missionary and resident of China to help explain... Read more

‘We Are All Children of God’: Man Wrongly Imprisoned Saves Police Officer’s Life following Fiery Car Crash

'We Are All Children of God': Man Wrongly Imprisoned Saves Police Officer's Life following Fiery Car Crash Despite false imprisonment and lawsuits, Daylan McLee put his life on the line for a police officer this weekend.In Uniontown, Pennsylvania, about 45 miles south of Pittsburgh, a police cruiser was involved in a car crash... Read more

Make Your Life a Song! – Tim Challies

On a number of occasions I’ve come across the story of Mendelssohn and the Freiburg organ. The story may be apocryphal, but it still serves its purpose as a vivid illustration. I love this telling of the tale by J.R. Miller and the important lesson that accompanies it. A perfectly holy life would be a... Read more

Rebecca St. James Is Back from Hiatus with Christian Life Podcast, Worship Album

Rebecca St. James Is Back from Hiatus with Christian Life Podcast, Worship Album Following nearly a decade without new music, Rebecca St. James is back in the spotlight with a new podcast, a new song, and soon a new album.St. James released a new single June 12, one month after she launched a... Read more

Men Who Bring Life and Not Harm: An Interview with Morgan Snyder – Bible Gateway Blog

Throughout history, why is the story of many men’s lives the theme of being entrusted with power and then using that power to bring harm to themselves and those under their care? What is the biblical way for men to responsibly be in lockstep with God’s kingdom? What is the path of inner transformation that... Read more

It’s ‘Literally a Life and Death Election,’ Planned Parenthood Says in Biden Endorsement Video

It's 'Literally a Life and Death Election,' Planned Parenthood Says in Biden Endorsement Video Planned Parenthood officially endorsed Joe Biden for president on Monday, saying women who need safe and legal abortion[s] cannot afford four more years of President Trump.The endorsement was made in a two-minute video by Planned Parenthood Action Fund featuring... Read more

Life From the Other Side of the Pit – Girlfriends in God – June 16, 2020

June 16, 2020Life From the Other Side of the PitMary SoutherlandTodays TruthI waited patiently for the LORD; He turned to me and heard my cry. He lifted me out of the slimy pit, out of the mud and mire; He set my feet on a rock and gave me a firm place to stand (Psalm 40:1-2,... Read more

March for Life UK calls for change to protect the unborn

March for Life UK was held online this year due to coronavirus concerns(Photo: Facebook/March for Life UK)Dr Martin Luther King's niece Alveda King and crossbench peer Lord Alton were among the speakers at the March for Life UK 2020, which was held online over the weekend due to coronavirus concerns.In a powerful video message from... Read more

The Storms of Life | Devotional by Charles Stanley

Why is this happening to me? Weve probably all asked that question at some point in our life. Perhaps our world was turned upside down by a medical diagnosis, a seemingly insurmountable financial crisis, a relationship that fell apart after starting out well, or a loss of some kind. Its natural to want to know... Read more

10 Ways Life Simply Wasnt Working before COVID-19

2020 has felt like some sort of cosmic joke. If it wasnt one thing, it was something else. One story after another, every day of turning on the news or social media has felt like spinning the wheel of chance with some new terrifying problem on every block.I joked with a few friends earlier this... Read more

PETERS ODD LIFE AND GOOD GOD: A Study in 1 Peter | Pastor Mark Driscoll

08 Jun PETERS ODD LIFE AND GOOD GOD: A Study in 1 Peter Posted at 03:00h in Daily Devotions by Mark Driscoll …behold, Satan demanded to have you, that he might sift you like wheat, but I have prayed for you that your faith may not fail. And when you have turned again, strengthen your... Read more

Life for older people in such a time as this

Residents at Pilgrim Gardens wave from the back of the building(Photo: Pilgrims' Friend Society)Pilgrim Gardens is one of Pilgrims' Friend Society's independent living housing scheme in Leicester. Mandy Smith, Scheme Manager, shares how life has been affected by the coronavirus pandemicWithout a doubt the coronavirus has had an impact on everyone, but the impact has... Read more

Pray for fulfilled living in later life so that people of all ages can bear fruit for the Lord

(Photo: Pilgrims' Friend Society)The Pilgrims' Friend Society Prayer Week is a reminder that prayer is a vital ministry through which people of all ages can bear fruit for the Lord.When writing to the church in Corinth, the Apostle Paul talked about the people who prayed for him as 'helping in the work' (2 Corinthians 1:10-11). Paul... Read more

Life Is Waiting for You – Encouragement for Today – June 4, 2020

June 4, 2020Life Is Waiting for YouNICKI KOZIARZ Lee en espaolThe thief comes only to steal and kill and destroy; I have come that they may have life, and have it to the full. John 10:10 (NIV)If Ive learned anything about hard seasons, its that they can make you feel like life has been completely... Read more

Seeing God Through Puncture Wounds of Life – Girlfriends in God – June 3, 2020

June 3, 2020Seeing God Through Puncture Wounds of LifeSharon JaynesTodays Truth So we fix our eyes not on what is seen, but on what is unseen. For what is seen is temporary, but what is unseen is eternal (2 Corinthians 4:18 NIV)Friend to FriendI sat on the floor playing a card game with my young son.... Read more

Dont Sit on the Sidelines of Life When God Has Called You to Change the World: An Interview with Banning Liebscher – Bible Gateway Blog

Do you live a life of passionate purpose and unshakable faith? Or are you settled into a comfort zone of complacency? What Old Testament story might teach applicable lessons of what God wants us all to be? How can we best incorporate the attributes of holiness, courage, and faith into our everyday lives? Bible Gateway... Read more

On My Shelf: Life and Books with Jonathan Parnell

On My Shelf helps you get to know various writers through a behind-the-scenes glimpse into their lives as readers. I asked Jonathan Parnelllead pastor of Cities Church in MinneapolisSt. Paul and author of Mercy for Today: A Daily Prayer from Psalm 51 and Never Settle for Normal: The Proven Path to Significance and Happinessabout what’s... Read more

Life and legacy of Ravi Zacharias celebrated at moving memorial service

Ravi Zacharias' daughter Naomi Zacharias addresses family and friends of her father at a memorial service to celebrate his life in Atlanta, Georgia(Photo: YouTube/RZIM)A moving memorial service has been held to celebrate the life and legacy of renowned apologist Ravi Zacharias, who passed away on 19 May at the age of 74. US Vice President Mike... Read more

Words that Breathe Life into Weary Friend – Girlfriends in God – May 29, 2020

May 29, 2020Words that Breathe Life into Weary FriendSharon JaynesTodays TruthGracious words are a honeycomb, sweet to the soul and healing to the bones (Proverbs16:24 NIV).Friend to FriendHave you ever had times when you felt like you just couldnt breathe? Stress weighs you down and the to-do list becomes the too-much to do list. Sometimes... Read more

Going to Church Could Save Your Life

For the first time in forever (at least, in my culture and lifetime), gathering the local church presents a threat to public health. If we were doing church right beforesinging our guts out, hugging freely, crying on shoulders, sharing food, welcoming homeless friends, and carrying each others kidsGods people gathered should’ve been the most infectious... Read more

New Wycliffe “Women of the Word” podcast discusses life in light of Scripture

USA (MNN) — During the pandemic lockdown, you may have binged your entire Netflix watchlist, read every book on your shelf, and crafted everything on your Pinterest board. Whats next? Podcasts! If you need a new podcast recommendation, you should check out the newly-launched Wycliffe Women of the Word podcast. Wycliffe Women of the Word... Read more