In Christ alone my hope is found; He is my light, my strength, my song This cornerstone, this solid ground, Firm through the fiercest drought and storm Chances are, you’ve sung those lyrics. You might even recognize them as part of one of the most popular Christian worship songs of all time: “In Christ Alone.” What you may or may not know is that the song was co-written by Keith Getty and is just one of more than 75 modern-day …
“Each of you should give what you have decided in your heart to give, not reluctantly or under compulsion, for God loves a cheerful giver.” 2 Corinthians 9:7, NIV
If you live in the United States, when you hear the word “Thanksgiving,” you probably think of Pilgrims, Native Americans and a huge feast involving turkey and pumpkin pie held to celebrate the harvest. While the story of the first Thanksgiving does involve some of those elements, “giving thanks” to God began much earlier than the 1600s.
One thing I love about the Bible is that it addresses every aspect of human life – and it does that through the lens of what God wants to reveal to us. I’m always fascinated when I talk to people who have no appreciation for the way the Bible can help us with things like the rhythm of our lives. But often, they only have that outlook because they’ve never really read the Bible. They see the Bible as a …
As we celebrate St. Patrick’s Day, we should remember Patrick’s faithfulness to God’s call, as well as God amazing ability to use unlikely people and circumstances to advance His Kingdom.
According to Romans 12:6, God has given us different gifts. The gift that God has given to me is to serve Him and others through my language skills. I was born and raised on a very remote island in the South China Sea. My mother tongue is a dialect which is only spoken in that region. I had to learn Mandarin, the national language, at school. At the age of 12, I was chosen to go to a junior high …
“The entire village surrounded us with drawn swords,” Mathew recalls, “all shouting, ‘Cut off their heads! Cut off their heads!’”
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