Archives: December 2006

Sometimes The Hopes And Dreams We Have For Life Seem To Differ From God’s Plan.

Sometimes the hopes and dreams we have for life seem to differ from God’s plan. Haddon and Alice will engage in a lively discussion about Drs. Paul and Margaret Brand. Hear the Brands tell about how they were called to India to serve as medical missionaries. But the journey they took . . . was far different than they expected!

Uncertain As To Where Your Life Is Headed?

Ever feel like life is one fork in the road after another? Just as soon as you’ve gone one direction, God seems to change the course and has you go a completely different way. We'll engage in a fascinating discussion about how that was true with Drs. Paul and Margaret Brand.

Why Does God Allow Suffering?

At times, we all experience pain. Whether physical, emotional, or spiritual . . . suffering seems to be an inescapable part of life. The story of Drs. Paul and Margaret Brand and how they grappled with the question . . . Why does God allow suffering?

 

Let’s Take Time Today To Reflect On The Deeper Meaning Of Christmas

For many people, December 25 is nothing more than a day set aside to exchange extravagant gifts. It’s become an oasis, of sorts, in the midst of the cold, dreary season. Well, this Christmas Day, take some time to reflect on the deeper meaning of Christmas . . . God coming to earth to live among us.

 

An Authentic Discussion Of Living Out Our Faith

Living and working as though we’re representing Christ to the world isn’t easy, is it? It can be discouraging when we don’t feel we’re doing the best job.

 

Having A Hard Time Sharing Christ With Others?

For many of us, declaring our faith in front of an audience is a frightening prospect. In an unbelieving culture, it can be difficult to boldly share your beliefs. 

 

The Implications Of Believing In God’s Victory Over Death

Death is a source of fear for many people. It’s something none of us can avoid. And yet, Christ has conquered death! It’s a profound statement that deeply affects each of our lives.

Do You Feel Like You’ve Got A Long Way To Go In Your Relationship With God?

When we see God consistently come through for us over time, our trust in Him grows. We aren’t expected to take huge leaps of faith early on . . . instead our faith grows over time.

 

Examining Decisions We Make When We’re Caught Up In The Moment

Whether it’s a spur-of-the-moment road trip, or responding to an eloquent speaker at a conference . . . spontaneity can be exhilarating. But sometimes the choices we make on the fly aren’t the best in the long run.

 

What If God Asked You . . . “am I Enough?”

Often we want God plus something else . . . God and a husband, or God and a healthy family. But what if God asked you . . . “Am I enough? Even without these blessings?”

 

Is God Enough? A Thought-provoking Discussion On This Profound Question

Now, here’s an honest question. Is God enough? Without the promise of good health, financial security, even the promise of Heaven . . . is God enough?

Are We Following God Because We Love Him, Or Because Of What He Can Offer In Return?

What’s your view of God? A cosmic Santa Claus, of sorts? Someone who rewards you for good behavior?

Deeping Our Friendship With God

Who do you go to when something big happens? A spouse? A best friend? By going through trials and joys together, our relationships deepen.

 

An Insightful Dialogue On Testing

More often than not, we don’t fully understand God’s ultimate purpose for the trials in our lives. But during those difficult times, we can hold on to the truth that God can bring good out of our pain. Perhaps you’re going through tough times right now. Find encouragement on today.