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When You Believe in God But Won’t Forgive

When You Believe in God But Won’t Forgive

When my little sister, Lisa, was born on my third birthday, my parents told me that she was my birthday present from God. We’ve been inseparable ever since. Of course we endured occasional sibling rivalries and conflicts, but she was always my baby sis, whom I loved as much as anyone else in the world.

Some of the Most Anticipated New Books of Fall 2017

Have you found your fall reading material yet? Look no further; we’re rounding up some of our most awaited books of the season! Now is the time to take advantage of our unbeatable pre-order deals and enjoy these highly anticipated books that offer motivation, spiritual guidance, and inspiration for your everyday walk with Jesus. Here are some of our

The Giant of Addiction Must Fall

  We’re an addicted generation. We don’t think of ourselves as addicted, but we are. That’s a tough blanket to spread, isn’t it? Mention the word addicted and the tone in a room instantly changes. Our minds connect the word to the “big” addictions only, such as alcoholism, drug abuse, or porn. We think of

When You Believe in God But Are Ashamed of Your Past

It’s Always the Shame As a pastor, I’ve discovered that many people are dying slowly in a secret tomb of shame. Some are ashamed of their poor financial condition, plagued with guilt about their irresponsible spending and debt. Others are ashamed about sexual sin from their past. Many carry extreme guilt with them into their

Contagious Calm

Editor’s note: There’s a good reason that Max Lucado is called “America’s Pastor.” He has his finger on the pulse of the nation and words of healing and hope to share. In this age of fear, anxiety, depression, social unrest, racial divide, we hope you find great comfort in this excerpt of Anxious for Nothing.

Unstoppable: We Are at War

We are in a spiritual battle. The enemy does not want us to fulfill our destiny. * When you say yes to God and join His cause, overnight you may go from running with the wind to running against the wind and not even know how or when the wind changed. Knowing that we have

Jesus Is…Your Friend

Jesus went to Zacchaeus’s house and became the guest of a notorious sinner. He went to Matthew’s house and ate dinner with many tax collectors and other disreputable sinners. In full view of everyone, He hung out with today’s equivalent to pimps, prostitutes, and crackheads. In that culture, to eat with someone was to identify

Holy Land Quiz: How Well Do You Know the Holy Land?

  Quiz: How much do you know about the Holy Land? How well do you know the places of the Holy Land, and how they connect to the Bible? Test your knowledge of the Bible and Holy Land geography in this fun new quiz from our friends at Bible Gateway! It’s just 10 questions with some

How to Set Boundaries at Work

Christians often have a warped way of looking at work. Unless someone is working “in the ministry,” they see his work as secular. However, this view of work distorts the biblical picture. All of us — not only full-time ministers — have gifts and talents that we contribute to humanity. We all have a vocation,

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