Author Archives: Craig Groeschel

As Long As You Both Shall Live

As Long As You Both Shall Live

As I reflect over my past, my mistakes, my sins, I have to admit that I’m completely undeserving to have a good, God-honoring marriage. (Amy would tell you the same thing about herself.) Before I was a Christian, I cheated on every girlfriend I ever had — every single one. Amy is the only girl

#Struggles: Our Battle with Idolatry

Idolatry is worshiping anything that ought to be used, or using anything that ought to be worshiped. ~ Augustine Years ago I was talking to a guy who was bragging about his wealth and detailing all the many ways God had blessed him. The guy had built a successful business that he was quite proud

#Struggles: Recovering Contentment

The Struggle with Comparisons All day long we are bombarded with messages that seek to persuade us of two things: that we are (or ought to be) discontented and that contentment is only one step away: “use me, buy me, eat me, wear me, try me, drive me, put me in your hair. — John

#Struggles: Our Battle with Discontentment

Read: Philippians 4:11-13 Colossians 3:15-17 1 Timothy 6:6-7 Psalms 100:1-5 Some sociologists point to technology and social media as significant factors in our constant unhappiness. We are the first people in the history of the world who can peek inside the lives of others in real time. We carry tiny media powerhouses in our pockets

#Struggles: Our Battle with Technology

Read: Luke 10:27 Matthew 6:19-21 Galatians 1:2 Most everyone seems to agree that life is getting busier, crazier, and more frantic with each passing day. We’re bombarded by more information than we know how to process — news, ads, commercials, blogs, tweets, music, pics, and more ads. Crazier still is that we have more devices,

Honor: How to Show It, and What the Bible Says

The Bible says that there are several different groups we should honor. I’m going to focus only on the three that I believe are most important for you to become all God wants you to be. Honor Your Parents First, we’re supposed to honor our parents. The Bible is incredibly clear on this one. It’s

weak is the new strong

Some Things Are Worth The Fight

If you were to write a list of things worth fighting for, what would that list include? We fight for our job. The fight may be to keep our job, or to advance to the next level. We fight for our wife and children. We are sensitive to criticism and insults, but if someone tries

The Key to a Successful Marriage: Date Night

God wants us to have fun with our spouses. He genuinely takes delight in seeing us enjoy the blessings of marriage. Marriage gives color to what often feels like a black-and-white kind of life. Live happily with the woman you love through all the meaningless days of life that God has given you under the sun.

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