In my own eyes, I'd made myself and my abilities bigger than God and His abilities.
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God is calling believers everywhere to embrace their callings as spiritual professionals: people who value their skills and knowledge and embrace the leadership of the Holy Spirit.
Be reminded, friend—Satan cannot and will not have the victory, because Jesus has already won the victory.
We often mistakenly identify a season of loneliness as a time of insignificance. It can be quite the opposite.
And of course Cory Asbury's "Reckless Love" was on the list.
Jesus wants to share our joys and sorrows, our struggles and our triumphs.
Which of our works will survive and which will be burned?
This familiar spirit becomes like a family member and gains personal access into every area of our lives.
"I can't imagine what he's having to navigate in all of this because he wants to live for Jesus. I say we give him time, as a born-again believer in the family of God."
It happened in a life-changing second. If that second had not occurred for me, I'd still weigh 430 pounds.
The Bible will sometimes "start out talking about something in the natural, but then it will take on spiritual dimensions."
Whatever your stuff has been, when you unpack, wrestle with and do the hard work necessary to get to the other side, you too will develop a substance within that becomes priceless for both you and others.
Whether it's a stepdad or a stepmom who has unloving responses, as the child's parent, it is your job—your duty—to protect your child from harmful behavior in the home.
In the great circle of life, we will almost always find other Christians both ahead of us and behind us on this journey.
Her next exciting trip is to Italy and Israel, May 3-14.
Now is the time to find your soulmate!
"It never even occurred to me the need to play spiritual defense against toxic people," the author of "Sacred Marriage" says.
God's love for us does not run dry, nor does His promise to give us everything we need for life and godliness, even when we feel as dry and empty as we can possibly imagine.
I want to personally be saturated with the presence of God. I want my community, country and other nations to be saturated with the presence of God.
"I was either going to go one way with the Lord and go there for the rest of my life, or I was going to go the other way on my own and never return."