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Why Christians Must Not Live by Lies: The Totalitarian Threat

Reading Rod Drehers newest book, Live Not By Lies: A Manual for Christian Dissidents, brought to mind a song from Christian contemporary singer Carman in my early youth-group days: America Again. The song praises the founding fathers and the early American story before shifting to a litany of sins engulfing the nation in the mid-1990s... Read more

How to Live the Bible To Be Human Is to Believe – Bible Gateway Blog

This is the one-hundred-twenty-second lesson in author and pastor Mel Lawrenz’ How to Live the Bible series. If you know someone or a group who would like to follow along on this journey through Scripture, they can get more info and sign up to receive these essays via email here. Now faith is confidence in... Read more

5 Meaningful Ways to Live Differently in Light of 9/11

Early on the morning of 9/11, my routine was exactly like the day before. But that Tuesday, everything changed in a few terrifying moments. As the images played and replayed over the next weeks, many of us went through a succession of emotions: shock, then fear, and later a heavy sense of grief.Faith was my... Read more

How to Live the Bible How Faith Happens – Bible Gateway Blog

This is the one-hundred-twenty-first lesson in author and pastor Mel Lawrenz’ How to Live the Bible series. If you know someone or a group who would like to follow along on this journey through Scripture, they can get more info and sign up to receive these essays via email here. I love watching the sunrise... Read more

How to Live the Bible Working for Christ – Bible Gateway Blog

This is the one-hundred-twentieth lesson in author and pastor Mel Lawrenz’ How to Live the Bible series. If you know someone or a group who would like to follow along on this journey through Scripture, they can get more info and sign up to receive these essays via email here. In recent lessons weve looked... Read more

Sight & Sound’s Queen Esther, Broadcasting Live Labor Day Weekend, Is ‘Timely’ for Today, Spokeswoman Says

Sight & Sound's Queen Esther, Broadcasting Live Labor Day Weekend, Is 'Timely' for Today, Spokeswoman Says For the first time, Sight & Sound Theatres this weekend is broadcasting one of its shows live to a worldwide audience, and the story couldnt be more timely.Sight & Sound will stream its new musical Queen Esther on its... Read more

Abandon & Live – Encouragement Café – August 25

Abandon & Live By Luann PraterBut encourage one another daily, as long as it is called today, so that none of you may be hardened by sins deceitfulness. Hebrews 3:13Iranaeus, one of the Early Church Fathers, wrote in 170 ADThe glory of God is a human being fully alive.When you start to discover who you are... Read more

How to Live the Bible When We Work Too Much – Bible Gateway Blog

This is the one-hundred-eighteenth lesson in author and pastor Mel Lawrenz’ How to Live the Bible series. If you know someone or a group who would like to follow along on this journey through Scripture, they can get more info and sign up to receive these essays via email here. Imbalance can be the result... Read more

How to Live the Bible Work: Sustaining Life – Bible Gateway Blog

This is the one-hundred-seventeenth lesson in author and pastor Mel Lawrenz’ How to Live the Bible series. If you know someone or a group who would like to follow along on this journey through Scripture, they can get more info and sign up to receive these essays via email here. Excuse me, sir, my wife... Read more

How to Live the Bible Our Work, Gods Work – Bible Gateway Blog

This is the one-hundred-sixteenth lesson in author and pastor Mel Lawrenz’ How to Live the Bible series. If you know someone or a group who would like to follow along on this journey through Scripture, they can get more info and sign up to receive these essays via email here. What is work? Some people... Read more

How to Live the Bible Conviction With Tolerance – Bible Gateway Blog

This is the one-hundred-fifteenth lesson in author and pastor Mel Lawrenz’ How to Live the Bible series. If you know someone or a group who would like to follow along on this journey through Scripture, they can get more info and sign up to receive these essays via email here. The power of belief Real... Read more

‘Thank You That We Live in the U.S.A.,’ Pastor Greg Laurie Prays before Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s Speech on Communist China

'Thank You That We Live in the U.S.A.,' Pastor Greg Laurie Prays before Secretary of State Mike Pompeo's Speech on Communist China Pastor Greg Laurie prayed at an event on Thursday where Secretary of State Mike Pompeo implored world leaders to demand change from China.Lord, today we come before you to thank you that... Read more

How to Live the Bible Living With Conviction – Bible Gateway Blog

This is the one-hundred-fourteenth lesson in author and pastor Mel Lawrenz’ How to Live the Bible series. If you know someone or a group who would like to follow along on this journey through Scripture, they can get more info and sign up to receive these essays via email here. What is conviction? How can... Read more

Podcast: How Confronting Death Helps Us Live (Matthew McCullough)

This article is part of the The Crossway Podcast series. Thinking about Mortality In this episode, Matt McCullough, author of Remember Death: The Surprising Path to Living Hope, discusses how thinking and being really honest about the reality of death can paradoxically free us to find hope and joy in God like never before. He... Read more

How to Live the Bible Enemies No More – Bible Gateway Blog

This is the one-hundred-thirteenth lesson in author and pastor Mel Lawrenz’ How to Live the Bible series. If you know someone or a group who would like to follow along on this journey through Scripture, they can get more info and sign up to receive these essays via email here. Meanwhile, Saul was still breathing... Read more

Learning to Live With a Yes Heart – Encouragement for Today – July 16, 2020

July 16, 2020Learning to Live With a Yes HeartLYSA TERKEURST Lee en espaolTrust in the LORD with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding; in all your ways submit to him, and he will make your paths straight. Proverbs 3:5-6 (NIV) It all started the day God told me to give away my... Read more

Three Reasons to Live Fearless – Encouragement for Today – July 14, 2020

July 14, 2020Three Reasons to Live FearlessMARISSA HENLEY Lee en espaolWhen I saw him, I fell at his feet as though dead. But he laid his right hand on me, saying, Fear not, I am the first and the last, and the living one. I died, and behold I am alive forevermore, and I have... Read more

How to Live the Bible What Does It Mean to Be God-Filled? – Bible Gateway Blog

This is the one-hundred-twelfth lesson in author and pastor Mel Lawrenz’ How to Live the Bible series. If you know someone or a group who would like to follow along on this journey through Scripture, they can get more info and sign up to receive these essays via email here. Mel is the author of... Read more

Tony Dungy: ‘If You Visited Some Other Countries’ You’d Be Thankful to ‘Live in America’

Tony Dungy: 'If You Visited Some Other Countries' You'd Be Thankful to 'Live in America' Television commentator and former NFL coach Tony Dungy sparked a social media debate over the Independence Day weekend after urging Americans to work to improve the United States while also celebrating the blessings its citizens enjoy.Dungy, the NBC... Read more

TobyMac, Michael W. Smith, Others Playing Live Shows Again at Drive-In Theater Tour

TobyMac, Michael W. Smith, Others Playing Live Shows Again at Drive-In Theater Tour Unable to perform in arenas due to the pandemic, some of the most well-known names in Christian music have found an alternate way to tour this summer while letting fans socially distance: singing outdoors at drive-in theaters.TobyMac embarked on a... Read more

Palestinians live under constant threat of police brutality – Mission Network News

Palestine (MNN) As protests continue over the death of George Floyd in the United States, Palestinians continue to suffer police brutality and racism. Tuesday, Israeli forces shot and killed a Palestinian man at a checkpoint in the West Bank. The Israeli police said the man tried to run over an officer with his car. But... Read more

How to Live the Bible Freedom and Transformation – Bible Gateway Blog

This is the one-hundred-tenth lesson in author and pastor Mel Lawrenz’ How to Live the Bible series. If you know someone or a group who would like to follow along on this journey through Scripture, they can get more info and sign up to receive these essays via email here. Mel is the author of... Read more

How to Live the Bible Restored to the Image of God – Bible Gateway Blog

This is the one-hundred-ninth lesson in author and pastor Mel Lawrenz’ How to Live the Bible series. If you know someone or a group who would like to follow along on this journey through Scripture, they can get more info and sign up to receive these essays via email here. Mel is the author of... Read more

How to Live the Bible Restoring Dignity – Bible Gateway Blog

This is the one-hundred-eighth lesson in author and pastor Mel Lawrenz’ How to Live the Bible series. If you know someone or a group who would like to follow along on this journey through Scripture, they can get more info and sign up to receive these essays via email here. Mel is the author of... Read more

How to Live the Bible Hope for the Justice of God – Bible Gateway Blog

This is the one-hundred-seventh lesson in author and pastor Mel Lawrenz’ How to Live the Bible series. If you know someone or a group who would like to follow along on this journey through Scripture, they can get more info and sign up to receive these essays via email here. Mel is the author of... Read more

What Scripture Means by “the Just Shall Live by Faith”

For therein is the righteousness of God revealed from faith to faith: as it is written, The just shall live by faith. Romans 1:17, KJVThis is the crux of the Gospel: The just shall live by faith (Romans 1:17, KJV). This verse, when understood, can give us such peace and assurance in knowing our salvation doesnt... Read more

How to Live the Bible The Challenges and Blessings of Solitude – Bible Gateway Blog

This is the one-hundred-sixth lesson in author and pastor Mel Lawrenz’ How to Live the Bible series. If you know someone or a group who would like to follow along on this journey through Scripture, they can get more info and sign up to receive these essays via email here. Mel Lawrenz will be offering... Read more