Author Archives: Christine Caine

What Jesus Says About Women: You Are Not “Less Than”

At dawn one morning, Jesus went to the temple to teach. The people gathered round, ready to be taught — but the Pharisees rushed up, bringing a woman with them. Teacher, this woman was caught in the act of adultery,” they said. — John 8:4 My heart catches at the thought of what this woman must

Passing the Baton of Faith to the Next Generation

A Generation Who Did Not Know God Joshua was the man God chose to lead the children of Israel into the Promised Land, and he displayed incredible strength and courage in doing so. He was a mighty man of faith and an inspiring leader, but look what happened: The people served the Lord throughout the lifetime of Joshua

The Lies of Satan vs. The Truth of God: God Healed My Mind

Set Your Course The devil is ever so crafty in communicating negative messages. He will do everything in his power to keep us from getting on the right train of thought. He’ll bombard our thoughts because he knows that most people don’t even think about what they are thinking about. He knows they will believe

The Mother and Child Project: Valuing the Marginalized as Jesus Did

I recall a story of a young teen girl we will call Sari. She sat perched quietly on a chair. The sun was setting outside the brothel in a small town on Thailand’s border with Malaysia. Sari’s long hair hung forward, shielding her face from view. The eldest of four children, with two disabled parents,

Jump on the Truth Train: He Healed My Mind

When I was a university student, I caught the train every morning at 7:30 a.m. from Seven Hills station in the western suburbs of Sydney where I lived, to Redfern station in the center of Sydney where my campus was located. The commute took forty-five minutes, and I was grateful for each one as I

God’s Word for Teen Girls: Q&A with Christine Caine

Editor’s Note: Our dear friend Christine Caine is a contributor to the brand new NIV Bible for Teen Girls, designed specifically for real teenage girls with real lives. Packed with daily readings by popular Christian female authors, highlighted promises of God, challenging insights, smart advice, and open discussion about the realities of life, this Bible

Enemy Lies: There’s No Such Thing As “Sticks and Stones”

The unfolding of your words gives light; it gives understanding to the simple. – Psalm 119:130 We can allow the names we call ourselves to define us. We can let the labels that others give us define us. After all, from the time we’re born, and then throughout life, we’re put in a box. We’re defined by our

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