Some of the messages in the Bible seem counter-intuitive to us in the twenty-first century, but God’s prescription always works!
He gets down on one knee, she says yes, and they live happily ever after. While every proposal is unique, they typically follow a common pattern.
Character greatly influences the choices we make. And when faced with the option to do the right thing, or go another way, integrity makes all the difference!
It’s important to understand the culture in which a Bible passage is written, so we can accurately interpret, and apply, that passage to our lives today. Let's study the historical context of Ruth chapter three, to understand a risky choice Ruth made.
There are passages in the Bible that appear pretty risqué at first glance. When we understand the culture, we find that things aren’t always as they seem!
Every follower of God knows the tug-of-war between waiting patiently on Him, and taking action. Let's discuss this sensitive balance as we study the book of Ruth, and learn practical tools for our life.
If you’ve received help from a friend or family member, you know the impact kindness can have on life. Let's reflect on the ways God shows loving-kindness to those who follow Him.
When someone you love has a need, you don’t sit passively by. Instead, you jump into action, determined to meet their need head on!
The service industry is often a thankless job. Whether you’re waiting in line at McDonald’s, or you’re calling a customer service line to report an issue, how you treat those who provide services for you reveals character.
When you’re in the thick of the struggle, it’s not easy to anticipate a positive outcome. But in retrospect, often we can see where God took a seemingly bad situation, and turned it into something good.