Christian Living

How to Write Gospel-Centered Affirmations

by Kyra Riley Daniels

A self-help guru writes a book of affirmations that focuses on inner strength to define one’s identity. A New Age spiritualist uses affirmations to manifest her dreams and obtain her desired lifestyle. A flashy televangelist speaks affirmations over his crowd of followers to evoke an earthly happiness rather than the eternal joy found in Christ.…

How to Practice Simplicity

by Jennie Heideman 

Our story begins in a garden. There, we had perfect communion with God, and we lived life so simply that we didn’t even need clothes. Though I don’t fully know what Eden was like, I feel like I can sometimes nearly hear the birds that might have been singing, feel the cool breeze that floated through as God walked with Adam and Eve, and see the beauty and abundance of the plants that bore fruit and nourished the first humans.  

Contrast that with today’s world after the fall.…

How to Overcome Insecurities

by Alli Turner (staff editor) 

Insecurity. It’s a topic that seems to plague nearly every facet of society. It’s evidenced in the many books published to help us find our confidence, figure out who we are, become that self-assured leader or spouse or parent or friend.…

Speaking Words of Life

by Alexa Hess

If I was to ask you what your favorite quote is, what would you say? Whether words from a favorite book, beloved speaker, or treasured loved one, we all have heard words that resonated with us deeply. On the flip side, most of us have heard words that we wish we could forget.…

Our Prayers Reveal Our Theology

by Aubrey Coleman

Our prayer life says a lot about our theology. How we pray reveals our true thoughts and beliefs about God. A.W. Tozer wrote, “What comes into our mind when we think about God is the most important thing about us.” Prayer is an overflow from what we believe in our hearts to be true about God.…

How to Practice Solitude

by Jennie Heideman

Are you experiencing a day, week, or season where you feel like you can barely hear yourself think? Perhaps you have a busy season at work where the demands are relentless. Or, you have little kids at home, and the days blur into nights as you feel like you will never have a moment to yourself again.…

How to Share the Gospel with Jehovah’s Witnesses

By: Kyra Riley Daniels

Jehovah’s Witnesses are known for their door-to-door evangelism, pamphlets, and kind demeanor. You might have encountered them on your front porch on a Saturday morning or seen them with their literature carts on street corners. When you encounter Jehovah’s Witnesses, it is important to be equipped to share the gospel with them.…

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