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  • December 2, 2020

    Who was John Bunyan? Born in 1628, he wrote many successful books and had a great ministry. He also spent many years in prison due to harsh government rules and started writing The Pilgrim's Progress during one of his prison stays. This allegorical story is one of the most successful Christian books of all time. [...]

  • November 12, 2020

    The devil likes to make us think we are worthless—that God can't use us in His kingdom. He makes us think regular people like us don't have anything to contribute to the church, the body of Christ. This is a lie. We all have something to contribute. When we put our trust in Christ as [...]

  • June 19, 2020

    Have you ever worried about losing your relationship with God? I used to worry God would give up on me if I wasn't good enough, and, of course, I was never “good enough.” Then I learned about covenant. A covenant is a binding, sacred agreement between God and humans. It's the way God deals with [...]

  • April 25, 2020

    Have you ever been deceived? Confused, lied to, twisted around, and pulled into a pit of despair? We all have. Deception is one of the enemy's favorite tactics. The devil is “the father of lies” (John 8:44). He tells us we aren't good enough—that God couldn't possibly love us. He uses the world's voices to [...]

  • March 7, 2020

    When I was thirteen, my family moved from the city to a small town in Louisiana. It's difficult to switch schools at any age, but thirteen is traumatic. To make matters worse, I was the quiet, introverted type—not a bubbly person who made friends easily. It was difficult to enter a new group of peers [...]