Author Archives: Craig Groeschel

Are You A Christian Atheist?

Are You A Christian Atheist?

Watch the Trailer for The Christian Atheist “If you were to be put on trial for being a Christian, would there be enough evidence to convict you?” Many believers have been challenged by this question. Do we know Christ well enough to walk in His footsteps? Perhaps the problem is that we believe in Him,

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

When You Believe in God But Aren’t Sure He Loves You

Editor’s note: We hope you enjoy reading as well as listening to this devotion from The Christian Atheist by Craig Groeschel. Listen on our blog or on your Alexa device. Alexa users, simply enable the “Devotionals” skill and prompt, “Alexa, ask Devotionals to read me today’s devotion.” Several years ago, I was having lunch with

Hope in the dark through doubts

Hoping When Doubts Darken Our Way

It’s tempting to think that many of us will reach a point in our lives where we’ll be forced to question all that we believe, and then after this struggle we’ll never doubt again. The truth, however, is that all of us test our beliefs every day. Every time you make a decision about how

Cyber Sabbath

Let me ask you a few questions, and I want you to answer as honestly as you can. You should never lie to anyone, but remember, I’m a pastor, so it’s even worse if you lie to me. (I’d hate for lightning to strike you where you’re sitting and leave just the charred remains of

Our Battle with Idolatry

Editor’s Note: It’s Sit & Listen Saturday at Devotionals Daily. Enjoy reading as well as listening to this devotion from Liking Jesus by Craig Groeschel – and don’t miss our exclusive $5 deal on the book! Listen on the blog or on your Alexa device by enabling the skill and then prompting, “Alexa, ask devotionals

Walk in Faith

Daily Power: The Next Step

Daily Power: The Next Step You need to persevere so that when you have done the will of God, you will receive what He has promised. – Hebrews 10:36 I’m a sucker for those movies about great athletes and their teams — you know, like Rudy, Miracle, Hoosiers, and Remember the Titans. I love seeing underdogs

Divine Direction: Stay — Finish Strong

One day you’re going to come to a fork in the road. And this new direction may look like the perfect route to take. But no matter how appealing it is, God may lead you to stay the course instead. Maybe you’re in college right now. You’ve been thinking, I’m not going to make it.

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 Ortberg,

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