Most of us, no matter our religious or political affiliation, find it hard to watch the news. Most Christians know that God tells us to keep up with world events. However, due to the deepening political division in the United States, human bias colors reporting across the media spectrum. It is often hard to discern the truth. Is there a way to parse the news from a godly perspective? We think so.
Some would say parting the Red Sea is God's greatest miracle. Others might say Joshua's long day, still others might say the 10 plauges of Egypt. But we think there is one greater than all these. Learn more in God's Greatest Miracle.
In our Western society’s approach to life, it seems like there is always too much to do, too many places to go, too many emails to answer, Etc. Yet God tells us in the pages of the Bible that there is a time to stand still. When should we do that—and why?
All of us have an innate style of operating, of being in the world. Some of us are intense, other laid back, some organized, some less so. What is God like? How does He work? An important question about someone who has so much power and influence in our lives.
The Apostle Paul wrote about “freedom in Christ,” a contradiction in terms for many people, who see Christianity as restrictive, the stuff of mind control cults, and, as Karl Marx said, “the opiate of the masses.” What should the term mean to Christians? How do Christians explain it to those who want to know?
Humans can suffer arrest in their Psycho-Social Development. Did you know that Christians also suffer arrest in their spiritual development as well? When we are in spiritual arrest, we are usually not aware of it. It’s an insidious condition. How is your spiritual condition. This presentation may help you assess.
It’s been said that obstacles are those terrible things we see when we take our eyes off the goal. When we feel negative and discouraged, that’s what we’ve done. Learn more about orienting toward the only lasting goal. This presentation was given during the Festival of Unleavened Bread.
Unity was so important to Jesus that he told his disciples that if they were in the temple about to make a sacrifice and suddenly recalled that someone had something against them, they should immediately leave the temple, seek out the one offended and make peace. Getting the relationship right is more important than performing religious activities.
We like to think of ourselves as generous, but there is something about human nature that causes us to want "something for nothing." This tendency causes all kinds of trouble. Learn to get away from it in our latest presentation, Something for Nothing.
Jesus tells us in the Bible “judge not that you be not judged.” Then again he tells us to “judge righteous judgment.” Which is it? Did you know that in the answer is a strong connection to our spiritual and mental health? Learn more about it in Judging Others.
The very first thing God showed us to do in his Word, very few of us are willing to do. One of the greatest blessings God has ever given us is also one of the things humans have resisted the most. Learn how to be blessed by God in our latest presentation, Keeping the Sabbath.
Jesus wasn't afraid the world would rub off on him. He rubbed shoulders with all kinds of people so he would rub off on the world. One way we Sabbatarian Christians can rub off on in our world is our observance of the Sabbath. To do that we need an explanation that speaks the concerns of non-Sabbatarians.
What do you know about tithing? Do you tithe? Did you know that the word Tithe means" Tenth?" The financial blessing that God promises from tithing is so certain that God even uses it as proof that He exists.
Most people know that gratitude expressed is a social benefit to the one expressing and the one receiving. And most Christians know that God tells us to be grateful to Him for his blessings (and trials). But did you know that gratitude is also an indicator of mental health?
The Day of Atonement, Jewish Holy Day, or Christian Observance? Did you know that the Apostle Paul used the Day of Atonement to explain the New Covenant? That said, how could the day not have meaning for us?
The Bible calls Christians “saints.” Some people think a saint is a perfect, or nearly perfect person. But the Bible emphasizes something else. Learn more about what saints are and do as well s the mindset they carry with them.
It's been said there are two things never to talk about with someone if you want to stay friends: Religion and politics. We decided to kill two birds with one stone in this presentation and talk about both of them at once -- but we still want to be friends!
Who is responsible for your spiritual growth? Who is responsible for feeding you spiritually? Is it your pastor, or are you responsible for yourself before God? Learn how to "fix your own food" in this presentation about Small Group Bible Studies.
We all have thoughts about who we are, what we are like, what we like. We call this our identity. It turns out that what we think of ourselves is pretty important because it affects our performance, morals, values, and faith.