God never stops loving us as his children. Our position in his family is totally secure, but sometimes we feel cut off from his love.
To experience the full life God has for you, it's important to know his recipe for spiritual growth. Put these six disciplines into practice and you'll see your faith grow.
Are you just starting to follow Jesus? Doubts, questions, and failures are common, but you can still know for sure that Jesus has entered your life to stay forever.
That Bible on the shelf or night table can seem a little intimidating, but God's word will change your life if you crack it open and try these easy Bible study tips.
The church is that place where you can grow. Join a Christian community and you can be sure that growth will happen.
Check yourself before you neglect yourself!
Just as it’s natural for a child’s relationship with her parent to change and grow, it’s also natural for your relationship with God to grow.
Prayer isn’t a complicated thing. It’s really just talking to God and learning to listen to him.
God meant for us to grow spiritually through our relationships with others, and not just with him alone.
The Holy Spirit is shaping you to be more like Jesus, but it’s a lifelong process.
Becoming more like Jesus includes doing some things we might not like, trusting that they are good for us.
If only spiritual transformation were easy. We want a once-for-all victory so that we won't have to keep wrestling with the same old issues. Unfortunately, that's not usually how it goes.
After experiencing the joy of receiving Christ, many new believers are left feeling overwhelmed and confused. Discipleship is the key, but how does one know where to begin?
Exercise is food for muscles.
Have you let God set your New Year's resolution?
How much do you trust God to prune your life?
Do you live in a state of spiritual sleepiness?
Do you have questions — and maybe even some doubts — about your relationship with God?
Has God taken His clippers to you lately?
We face choices every day. As we make these choices, how do we see life from God’s perspective and live in a way that pleases him?
As a follower of Christ, your spiritual foundation is vital to your life. What are you standing on?
If you want to live full of joy in Jesus, choose to brave the depths of your own heart. This list of questions will help you throw off what's keeping you from the best possible life God has for you.
We fool ourselves about our motives for doing certain things. Some of us spend our lives running in one way or another and mess everything up in the process.
Have you ever had someone rub you the wrong way?
I never would have considered dating a non-Christian. Not in a million years. But then the frustration set in.
What should you do if you no longer feel spiritually compatible with your spouse?
You might be surprised at what God tells you when you let him in on all of your emotions.
Solitude is hard to find in our culture today. We hurry, we worry, and we keep our bodies and minds in constant motion.
Do you find all the evil and ugliness in this world overwhelming? Is it even possible to develop a beautiful mind when so much in this world makes us weep with sorrow?
As with any relationship, developing a relationship with Jesus takes time and energy. Whether you've just decided to follow Jesus, or have recommitted your life to him, this series of four articles will lay a firm foundation to help you grow deeper in your relationship with Jesus.
If you've said "Yes" to Jesus, you've just started the greatest adventure of your life. And this isn't a one-time decision — following him and growing in your faith is a lifelong process. In this series, you'll read about what it means to have a relationship with Jesus, the importance of confession, the miracle of God's grace, the power of the Holy Spirit in your life, and how to get to know God better, every single day.
As we depend on God in humility we can also accomplish his purposes for our lives even through difficult circumstances we may face.
We love or hate rules depending on whether they condemn us or justify us. When a law protects us, we heartily approve. When we break a law, we often resent it.
The Christian life of obedience is not about following strict rules.
Does the garden of your heart need tending?
What is the benefit of paying close attention to God?
God engages with us to secure us in his love.