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Find Practical Application For Families In The Parable Of The Prodigal Son

Ask any family in your neighborhood and you’ll be hard pressed to find one that isn’t riddled with relational challenges. Perhaps there’s an unmistakable distance between you and a family member right now.

Practical Advice For Families From Jesus’ Parable Of The Prodigal Son

As parents, we try to distribute love to our children equally. No child gets special favor. But it’s not always easy! Let's reflect on a family relationship described by Jesus, and commonly known as the parable of the prodigal son.

The Impact Of Ruth’s Unconventional Promise To Her Mother-in-law, Naomi

When a man and woman unite in the bond of marriage, they are making a lifetime commitment to one another. Let's discuss the impact commitment has on our lives.

Ruth’s profound commitment when she chooses to receive Naomi’s God as her own

Let's continue an in-depth study in the book of Ruth. We’ll see how uncommon it was in the Old Testament for foreigners to embrace the one true God.

Ruth’s commitment to Naomi and the deep impact it would have on her life

Imagine moving to another country. You don’t know the language. You don’t know the customs and traditions. You’re leaving all that’s familiar behind.

Discover the importance of repenting when we’re wrong, and forgiving when we’ve been wronged

Within the church family, there’s potential for deep love, and deep pain.

Experiencing Christ’s forgiveness and extending it to others

There are times when forgiveness seems impossible. You may be in a fractured relationship right now, unsure if things can be mended.

How repentance plays a key role in our ability to forgive

Is forgiveness unconditional? Join the “Discover the Word” team along with a special guest, as they discuss the timely topic of repentance and forgiveness.

How to find freedom from bitterness in hurtful situations

What happens when someone has wounded you deeply, and you’ve confronted them, but they won’t acknowledge the pain they’ve caused?

Discover the power in the loving, forgiving life of a follower of Christ

It’s not uncommon, when we’ve been hurt, to respond by lashing out, to crave retribution for the pain that’s been caused. But God says there’s a better way.

God’s faithfulness and new friends Part 5

For years Bill Crowder has been a contributing author to “Our Daily Bread” and longtime friend to RBC Ministries. Let's introduce Bill to the “Discover the Word” family as our newest team member. Celebrating God’s faithfulness and meeting new friends.

To see the special chapel where Haddon and Alice were honored, click on the "read more" link.

Let’s look at why every family needs the healing touch of the Savior Part 7

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."

Discover the healing found in surrender Part 8

How do we respond when a loved one doesn’t live up to our expectations? The Discover the Word group share personal experiences with letting go, and allowing Jesus to touch their family members’ hearts

How to offer God’s forgiveness to those who’ve hurt us the most Part 10

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

How to repair and reinforce sibling relationships with biblical love Part 11

They were the people we grew up with. And whether we enjoyed a close relationship with our siblings, or never really knew them, sometimes our brothers and sisters are the hardest people to love! Ready to reconnect with your family?