All of us carry around some form of ID. If you were asked to show your Identity in Christ, what would be on it?
All of us can probably remember a time growing up when a grown up tried to joke with us but the joke fell flat, or everyone laughed at us, or we felt lied to. What principles can we apply when joking with our kids?
40 years old and sitting by a well, no doubt feeling lost in the middle of nowhere, he had no clue what to do next. Sound familiar?
There I sat. Pen in hand. Contract before me. All I had to do was sign my name my whole life would radically change forever. If I signed, minutes later I would be ushered into a room with others who also signed up, and I would be sworn in to the United States Air Force. What does my story have to do with being a Christian? We hear a lot about following Jesus. But what exactly does that mean? And what does it cost us? What of ourse... Read more
Just because we are Christians, we are not insulated from life’s problems—if anything we may have more of them! That’s why it’s important we know how to counsel ourselves biblically to persevere and to work through them. Last time we talked about how to specifically use Scripture. Today we’ll look at ways that Bible-based, but not the Bible itself. We can think of today's episode as the flip side to last week's episode, 6 ... Read more
"Why would we need to biblically counsel ourselves?" one might ask. Anger... Fear...Worry... Anxiety... Disappointment... Feeling overwhelmed... Depression... Despair... Sound familiar? These are just some of the emotions that can seem to pounce on us for no reason at all, or for perfectly rational reasons. What are some ways believers find hope and guidance in Word of God in such circumstances? What are some ways we can... Read more
Have you had faith but got flustered and missed a chance to for good works? As Christians our goal is, as James teaches, to have faith and works. That is, good works to go along with our faith. Sometimes in life things happen so quickly we get flustered. Is this a genuine opportunity to serve someone, or are we about to be scammed? We'll talk about this on this week's Thy Kingdom Comma podcast in a new segment called, Wha... Read more
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