Author Archives: Rick Warren

Decide to Be a Disciple of Jesus

Decide to Be a Disciple of Jesus

Your heavenly Father’s goal is for you to mature and develop the characteristics of Jesus Christ. Sadly, millions of Christians grow older but never grow up. They are stuck in perpetual spiritual infancy, remaining in diapers and booties. The reason is that they never intended to grow. Spiritual growth is not automatic. It takes an intentional commitment. You

How Can I Ever Change?

If you could change one thing about yourself, what would it be? Most of us are interested in change. Moreover, God wants us to change. A life that is never willing to change is a great tragedy — a wasted life. Change is a necessary part of a growing life, and we need change in order to remain fresh and to keep

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The Daniel Plan – Faith & Nurturing Your Soul

Many of us are disciplined when it comes to spiritual practices like reading our Bible or going to church, but we may not have that same discipline when it comes to caring for our physical health. Others are careful about eating habits, but ignore caring for the soul. But our spiritual health and physical well-being

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We’re Created to Celebrate Together

When you meet together, sing psalms, hymns, and spiritual songs, as you praise the Lord with all your heart. — Ephesians 5:19 Worship is a festival, not a funeral! If anybody on earth has the right to celebrate, it is those of us who have committed our lives to Christ and been accepted into God’s family! Just

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Mission: One More For Jesus

Today’s Bible Reading – Matthew 28:16-20 Recommended Reading – Psalm 86, Proverbs 15:14, Mark 16 My father was a minister for over fifty years, serving mostly in small, rural churches. He was a simple preacher, but he was a man with a mission. His favorite activity was taking teams of volunteers overseas to build church buildings for

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You Matter To God

You are not an accident. You matter to God. Even before the universe was created, God had you in mind, and he planned you for His purposes. These purposes will extend far beyond the few years you will spend on earth. You were made to last forever! The search for the purpose of life has

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Can God Take Your Honesty?

You are as close to God as you choose to be. Like any friendship, you must work at developing your friendship with God. It won’t happen by accident. It takes desire, time, and energy. If you want a deeper, more intimate connection with God you must learn to honestly share your feelings with him, trust him

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