Devotionals Daily

You Are the Salt of the Earth

You are the salt of the earth. — Matthew 5:13 Jesus told His followers they were the salt of the earth. This was an obvious metaphor for how they should impact the world around them. Salt has many different uses. First, salt preserves food. Before refrigeration, people salted foods, which made them last significantly longer

    Prayer

    Hedge of Protection… Prayer Can Be a Funny Thing

    As a man of faith who spends most of his time traveling to churches, I have become more and more attuned to the irreplaceable value of prayer in one’s life. It is such a vital component of spiritual vitality. Since I grew up in church, I heard all kinds of different prayers all the time

      Bible

      Uninvited Session One: Living Loved

      Live from a deep assurance that you are fully loved, and you won’t find yourself begging others for scraps of love. Live loved.   If you were to write the definition of love, what would it be? If you were to write the definition of rejection, what would it be? Watch the Session One Video: Living

        Deals

        eBook Deals of the Week

        Feed your e-reader with these hot ebooks deals available on Kindle, iBooks, Nook, and from ChristianBook.com for a limited time only! Each week we unveil new ebook deals from two of the country’s leading Christian book publishers – Thomas Nelson and Zondervan – and you’ll find these Christian ebook deals right here! From bestsellers to

          Women

          Porches as Altars: For the Love of Community

          If you didn’t grow up in a Christian subculture, this will probably make zero sense. But for those of you who did, do you remember Sunday Night Church? Listen. Any yahoo could manage Sunday Morning Church, but SNC was for the diehards. Having barely snuck in an afternoon nap, it was back to church at

            Family

            Calming Back-to-School Anxiety

            “Mom, don’t freak out, but I’m leaving you in 36 days.” Yes, those were the exact words spoken to me by my five-year-old, soon-to-be kindergartener this morning. The countdown has been on for him since his older brothers had their last day of school. While he is clearly ready to fly the coop, this mama

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