It’s not that God reveals new things about His character or person, so much as it is that our eyes are opened to see Him for who He is, causing our hearts to sing to Him about Him.
If we are to persuade people to our cause, it is helpful that we have truth as our narrative and that we are persuaded by it.
As I began praying the prayers of the Bible, phrase by phrase, not being in a hurry, the Word of God started to fill my soul, touch my spirit, create a more joyful approach to my life, and anchor me in difficult situations.
Before Jesus did anything, He invited the children to come to Him. CEC is simply following this example.
For youth leaders, the presence of Jesus is the most powerful “tool” in the youth ministry “toolbox.” It connects to…
As our slain lamb, good teacher, and gracious friend, Jesus readily displayed the true nature of the Father.
True forgiveness is not a work of human emotion; it is a work of God in man that wars against, and overcomes, our own emotions.
We all face disappointments from different things, but how can we overcome them and keep our hearts set on the Lord? These four steps can help.
As Jesus taught and modeled to His disciples a lifestyle of prayer, so must we as parents teach and model to our main disciples—our children—a life of prayer.
As women secure in covenant relationship with God and filled by His Spirit, we can have unwavering confidence in the power of God to bring about His promises for our lives.
There will be many moments in life that test us and tempt us to waver from our commitments, but when we rely on the strong love of God we are strengthened to remain unwavering.
Here, you get to see your prayers happen. You see people set free from addiction.
The Lord sees every moment, even the ones in which His children endure sins perpetrated against them. He pays close attention and was prepared for these moments even before they took place.
We must be quick to replace every vain fleeting, racing thought. We mustn’t be paralyzed, doing nothing to silence them.
The Holy Spirit’s role is to lead us to Jesus, comfort us, and conform us to His image—which includes being filled with His power.
What we need in this hour is a narrative that transcends the left and the right, and that is the gospel of Jesus Christ.
Every ordinary minute of my day was slowly becoming an opportunity to encounter God’s unwavering gaze, this tenderness I’d not known so intimately before, when I was highly productive.
We were never fashioned to live without a heart alive in passion for Jesus, and He desires to give us every grace to walk in that passion again.
Although rejection is a common occurrence in this life, we have a cure for its painful sting in the One who has drawn us into covenant. He sees all, knows all.
No matter how large or small the venue in which you’re leading, it is an honorable thing to stand before God and help usher people into His presence.
Before Jesus returns the Spirit is cultivating maturity in the church through ongoing adoration of our King through night-and-day prayer and worship.
As a believing woman in leadership, I want to apologize to women who didn’t see a compelling picture from mothers in the faith of the ecstasy and extreme fulfillment of being a confident woman in God.
The Bible is not a textbook or list of rules, but a passionate love story of a God who is pursuing His children.
These three facets of Jesus as Bridegroom, King, and Judge sum up His Beauty.
It is only by loving and honoring God that we can truly love our neighbor, and no matter how difficult the pill might be to swallow, we must not dilute or twist a single word that He has spoken.
We can’t wait to pray filtered words with right emotions. The key is not in the polishing but in the pouring.
As I made the daily decision to come out of the chaos and confusion of what was surrounding us, lock eyes with Father, and cling to His affection and dream for our lives, we were strengthened to survive another day.
There is a battle for truth in how we trust and relate to God. It is our desire that song would be a tool to advance the truth.
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