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  • FIRST-PERSON: Sports & our family

    by David Cook, posted Thursday, September 21, 2017 (3 days ago)

    David Cook takes a lesson from parents of future Olympians whose kids are training for sports such as swimming or gymnastics. He's focused on a different event, one in which his daughter and son would receive "unfading medals of glory." Read More

  • FIRST-PERSON: Keep your first love

    by David Jeremiah, posted Friday, September 15, 2017 (9 days ago)

    To stay focused on Jesus and "duplicate His life," David Jeremiah counsels, continually "refresh your memory" of His attributes and character and the many ways His love is experienced and shared with others. Read More

  • FIRST-PERSON: The curious case of Demas

    by Doug Munton, posted Wednesday, August 30, 2017 (25 days ago)

    A little-known biblical character, Demas, prompts Doug Munton to reflect on the temptation to waver between two worlds -- succumbing to the here and now or persevering for the eternal. Read More

  • FIRST-PERSON: Without community the mission suffers

    by Vance Pitman, posted Monday, August 28, 2017 (27 days ago)

    Above American culture's digital obsession, individualism and consumerism, Vance Pitman notes that Scripture holds forth Christian community as an indispensable part of biblical discipleship. Read More

  • FIRST-PERSON: Scary awesome

    by Waylon Bailey, posted Tuesday, August 22, 2017 (one month ago)

    The "scary awesome" description voiced by Waylon Bailey's wife Martha of the Beartooth Highway's mountain scenery near Yellowstone National Park stirs Bailey to see a similarity to the Christian life. Read More

  • FIRST-PERSON: Those who don't give up

    by Chuck Lawless, posted Monday, August 21, 2017 (one month ago)

    Could this be you -- a believer who perseveres? Chuck Lawless lists key characteristics of those who stay the course amid life's challenges and difficulties. Read More

  • FIRST-PERSON: When we complain

    by Melanie Lenow, posted Friday, August 18, 2017 (one month ago)

    A complaining spirit "steals our light to the lost world," Melanie Lenow writes, noting that understanding God's call "in our innermost being" can lead to a "healthy growth of renewed purpose." Read More

  • FIRST-PERSON: Believing is seeing

    by J.D. Greear, posted Thursday, August 17, 2017 (one month ago)

    J.D. Greear notes that the beauty displayed in Jesus' life was "so glorious, so unique, so otherworldly that we know it has to be God." Experiencing His love "will take your questions and turn them into trust." Read More

  • FIRST-PERSON: Bearing with one another

    by Laura Thigpen, posted Friday, August 11, 2017 (one month ago)

    Laura Thigpen notes a key facet of the Bible's oft-quoted passage on love in 1 Corinthians 13: bearing all things. It can set the course, she writes, for how love "believes all things, hopes all things, endures all things." Read More

  • FIRST-PERSON: An infinite power source

    by David Jeremiah, posted Wednesday, August 09, 2017 (one month ago)

    Akin to vast caverns of geothermal energy, David Jeremiah notes, spiritual energy abounds in the Scriptures. When juggling the demands of work and home, he notes, "We need renewable energy on the inside." Read More