What Christian counselee doesn’t want to know God’s will for his life? Guest writer Jared Hendricks, the Campus Pastor of The Orchard‘s Marengo, IL campus, shares two keys to knowing God’s will for your life, based on Matthew 6. This article appeared first on Unlocking the Bible and is used here with permission. –Ed. Many of us are desperate to … Read More
9 Parenting Pressures to Pop!
Parenting today is a pressure cooker. In and out of the church, you can count at least 9 parenting pressures. If you’re feeling them, you are not alone. Here’s part one of a two-part series by guest blogger Sarah Walton, a stay at home mom with four kids under the age of 8. This article appeared first on Unlocking the Bible … Read More
6 Strides Toward Forgiveness
Forgiveness: How do you forgive someone who has who has wronged you? Pastor Colin Smith shares six strides toward forgiveness. The article appeared first here on Unlocking the Bible is reprinted with permission. Imagine standing right next to a hurdle on a race track. You can’t jump a hurdle from a standing start. You have to take a run at it. … Read More
Blood of Jesus: So What?
The blood of Jesus has 6 extraordinary meanings for Christians in need of counseling. Guest writer Kevin Halloran serves with Leadership Resources International. This article first appeared here on Unlocking the Bible and is used with permission. French philosopher Voltaire and American President John Adams are famous for their criticisms of Christianity because they thought it was a “bloody religion,” with … Read More
Truth About God When Life Hurts
Truth about God helps you endure when the going gets tough! This article by Pastor Brad Wetherell appeared first here on Unlocking the Bible’s blog and is used with permission. The arrival of difficult circumstances should be no surprise to the Christian. The fact of the matter is that hardship is an unfortunate, yet unavoidable reality that every Christian must face in this … Read More
God Still Speaks, but Are You Listening?
God still speaks. . .in what ways? And how can you improve your hearing? Today’s guest writer is Dr. Joel Badal, D.Ph., a dean and professor at Crossroads Bible College. This article appeared first here at Unlocking the Bible’s website and is used with permission. Through church history and even among our varied denominations, people often use words like, “The … Read More
Can a Christian Idolize the Bible?
Is it possible for the Christian to idolize the Bible? In this provocative article, guest writer Pastor Tom Olson tackles the question of the proper view of Jesus and the Bible. This article first appeared here on Unlocking the Bible and is used with permission. A few months ago, I read the following in an article by an author who … Read More
How to Serve God Through Parenting
How do parents today serve God through parenting? In and out of the church, you can face parenting pressures, so how do Christians parents turn it around and serve God through parenting rather than conforming to the world? Here’s part two of a two-part series by guest blogger Sarah Walton. Read part one here. Sarah is a stay at home mom with four kids … Read More