Category  |  Sin

An eye-opening conversation about the truth and grace of Christ

Let's conclude a study on John chapter 8 and the story of the woman caught in adultery. What we’ll find in this passage is a remarkable display of both the truth and grace of Christ.

Be encouraged by how Jesus handles our sin with truth and grace

She had been caught red-handed. Exposed publicly for her sin of adultery, the woman in John 8 certainly didn’t expect any mercy from Jesus or the crowd.

Let’s turn to John chapter 8 and the account of the woman caught in adultery

Rather than help her privately, the religious leaders decided to use a broken woman to trap Jesus publicly! Don't miss the start of this dramatic story.

Let's discover the purpose behind trials of faith, and conclude our series in James chapter 1

God doesn’t allow us to go through trials and temptations just to see us squirm. There’s a reason and goal behind every challenge we face. It’s an inspiring message to help us hang on and stay the course.

How we’ll never know faith works, until it’s put to the test!

That summertime hammock may look sturdy and well constructed. But it’s not until we commit to laying down that we find out if it can hold us up! Another helpful study in James, chapter 1.

Managing our inner struggles with the Lord

It was the most lopsided fight in human history. Did Jacob actually believe he had a chance against the God of the universe? Let's talk about wrestling with God. We’ll learn from Jacob’s example how to manage our own inner struggles with the Lord.

Catch a glimpse of God’s greater plan for our lives

Stuck in the moment, it can be difficult to see what God is doing in our lives. But if we widen our perspective, we may catch a glimpse of God’s greater plan! Let's look at the bigger picture in the life of Jacob. In the midst of chaos, God was building his future.

What will your legacy be?

Each day we write another chapter in our own personal legacy. So when you finally leave this earth, what kind of story will you leave behind? Let's discuss how we want to be remembered, and that’s as people who were loved!

How to offer God’s forgiveness to those who’ve hurt us the most

Is there a family hurt you can’t seem to get past? A word, an action, or a mistake that makes forgiveness seem impossible?

Perspective that can help you see “The Beauty of Broken”

When our son wanders off course, or our daughter makes poor decisions, we may wonder if they have completely missed God’s plan for their life. Offering hope and encouragement for worried moms and dads.

Let’s look at why every family needs the healing touch of the Savior

Whether it’s a troubled marriage, rebellious children, or generational sin, we may think our brokenness is unusual for a Christian family. Discover that family fractures are typical in every home! Let's look at "The Beauty of Broken."

God’s restoration process for broken families

When we ask for healing in our families, often our expectation is that our prayer will be answered instantaneously. But when it’s not, we can feel like God has let us down. Though the process may take time, the result is assured!

How embracing the pain can open us to more of God’s love and healing

Has a broken relationship left a hole in your heart? Perhaps a recent hurt has crushed your defenses. Don’t miss this encouraging discussion.

Discover the God who understands what it is like to be broken

In the midst of broken families and shattered relationships, we often feel completely alone. As if no one understands the pain and hurt we’re experiencing. God knows exactly what it is like to be broken!

How the good, the bad, and even the ugly parts of life can reflect the good news of Jesus

Some chapters of life we’d be proud to share with others. And then there are the pages filled with regret and longing, with wayward decisions we’d prefer not to share with anyone. A lesson from the life of Samson.