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One Truth About God That Can Change Your Life Forever

Today's post is a guest post by Christian writer and blogger Charles L. Stanley. Charles is a seasoned Christ-follower who writes weekly devotions that encourage people to deepen their knowledge, passion, and experience of God. Charles wrote a 7 day devotional eBook...

Love That’s Deeper Than

Has your love ever been tested? I remember, years ago, a mentor of mine saying that no two people should ever get married without first having an intense fight. Luckily, my then fiance (now wife) and I had that covered. About an hour after I asked her to marry me, we...

The Best Time to Change

I have an old friend that needs to make some changes in the way he lives. He doesn't exercise and his diet consists mostly of fast food (LOTS of it). As a consequence, he's obese, his energy is low, he gets sick a lot, and his marriage isn't exactly on fire. We've had...

12 Things To Do That are Better Than Looking at a Screen

Everywhere I go I see people looking at screens. Families at restaurants ignoring each other for Facebook, small children watching shows on a tablet while waiting for the dentist, even people watching TV while engaged with their iPad (two-fisted screen consumption!)...

An Open Letter To Dads

I feel like I've been a dad for a long time. My oldest son is 21 now and that makes me feel a tad old, especially considering that I was 21 when I was married. Needless to say, I've learned a few things about parenting along the way and I thought I'd pass a few of...

The Secret to Going the Distance 

I was listening to a podcast this morning and the host, and his guest, were talking about "guys who have been following the Lord for a long time now". I never really thought about it, but now it hit me like a football to the face: I've been following Jesus for over 30...

7 Reasons Millennials Are Awesome

Millennials. Just the mention of them causes some folks to roll their eyes and question the future of our nation once the youngsters are running the place. It seems like a popular past-time to bash those who were born between 1980 and 2000. In fact, you can hardly...

11 Ways to Completely Ruin Your Christmas

I love Christmas. Yup, I really do. Believe it or not, there are some who just can't stand it. They're like hairless grinches who can't see any purpose for the celebration. If that's you, I thought I'd write a little guide for ruining the holiday for yourself and...