Often, we pray because we need something. Life drives us to our
knees and we have nowhere else to turn. It’s times like this when
we want to know how to pray well. How can we pray in such a way
that God will answer?
Picture a matchstick burning. The flame dances slowly up the stick, turning wood into ash. The wood doesn’t try to change itself; the flame does all the work. For the wood, the transformation is effortless.
This is the kind of transformation...
Why was Jesus’ manger such a crowded place? Around this one baby gathered a vast crowd: smelly shepherds from the fields, lavish stargazers from Babylon, faithful yet exhausted Mary and Joseph, and simple townsfolk from Bethlehem. It was a truly...
On the night the world forever changed, angels declared, “Glory to God in the highest, and on earth peace among those with whom He is pleased!” It is one of the great gifts of the gospel, the promise of peace on earth.
My wife and I bought a home. For the first time, we’ll have no landlord to take care of mowing, plumbing, painting and fixing. As residents, we’re the ones available to take care of this new home. To do that, we’re going to need tools.