There's more to '"tough love" than you may think. Discipline is good for the soul.
Love happens when we put the best interest of others ahead of the quick fix or easy road or painless solution.
"But Dad! Why Can't I ...?"
Ever throw a temper tantrum at God?
Winning a race requires strict discipline and focus. How disciplined are you in the race of life?
Becoming more like Jesus means doing some things we just don't like, but trusting that they are good for us.
We may innocently get the goods, or hear the dirt on someone, but God doesn't take the whole matter so lightly.
Simplicity removes the noise and clutter that steal our sense of peace and intimacy with Christ.
For all those rebel hearts: submitting to authority is actually a good thing.
They say the apple does not fall far from the tree.
With countless distractions and demands, it's so easy to allow other priorities or activities to crowd out the central place Jesus deserves in our lives. Is it time to take a spiritual retreat day?
If you've ever wondered how to get started memorizing the Bible, here's what I discovered along the way.
Always being connected is a good way to stay disconnected from the Creator.