character

How Can I Be More Fruitful For Christ? – Christian Article

Do you ever feel like you aren’t doing much for the Lord? Are you ever tempted to envy the gifts or ministries of others? Ever look at others in your church who are leading Bible studies or visiting prisons or rehab centers and think “I’m not doing anything for the Lord”? I think there are going to be a lot of surprises on Judgment Day. Like the widow who gave only a couple mites. It probably didn’t seem to her…

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Love Is Patient: 3 Profound Reasons – Christian Article

It’s a Bible verse that you’ve undoubtedly heard dozens, if not hundreds of times: “Love is patient and kind…” (1 Corinthians 13:4). If you’re like me, it’s one of those verses that you’ve heard so many times that you can tend to just gloss over it. Yeah, yeah, love is patient. I get it. I need to be patient with people. Because that’s what Christians do. But have you ever truly pondered why love is patient? Why exactly, should we…

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Triangulating on Jesus, by Ben Jeapes – Christian Article

//pagead2.googlesyndication.com/pagead/js/adsbygoogle.js (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push(); “So, how are they doing Jesus this time?” my father asked. And when I coyly dodged the question, began to press with suggestions that got more and more outfield: a woman? A lightbeam? A hologram? No, none of those … The occasion was the third Abingdon Passion Play, which has become a three-yearly event. In 2013 we crucified an 18 year old Jesus in sub zero temperatures: he went on to study at RADA…

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Your Future Self Wants You to Read This

Part of the reason I had hoped to review Drew Dyck’s latest book before its publication is that there is so little available in the Christian market dealing with self-control. It’s one of the nine ‘Fruit of the Spirit,’ so why isn’t more being said? I had my only-ever audio-book experience this summer with Walter Mischel’s The Marshmallow Test, which looks at self-control in general and delayed gratification in particular through the lens of a study done on preschool children…

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Our Summer Church-Visit Holidays: The Pattern

We wanted to hear Rob Bell in person. The first time we travelled to Grand Rapids he was away, but we went back again to have the complete experience. Not long after, Rob was gone from Mars Hill Bible Church over his view of hell, among other things. I had some history visiting Willow Creek to hear Bill Hybels, but my wife had not. We went several times to South Barrington to hear him. Last year, in the wake of…

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Does Your Character Speak of Your Christianity? – Christian Article

Tweet No matter what is happening in your life, do people know to whom you belong? Do they look at you and see just another human making it through life? Do you display traits and behavior that point to Christ? Really, does your character speak of your Christianity? If not, make a resolution to change your ways today. We can say that we are a Christian, but what does that mean? Here…

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