What if God wants to keep you weak? What if that struggle you’ve been having for years continues on for several more—because God wants it to? God is not unkind. He is never unloving. He has not forgotten you. So if your struggle goes on and on, even though you’ve prayed, fought, and believed, then […]
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Big Lessons from Small Flowers
Well, I hope someone reads this. I probably wouldn’t. To be honest, the title would normally not interest me.
You see, I really care nothing at all about flowers. I’m not sure I’d know a daffodil from a dandelion! And I’m pretty sure I’ve never learned anything significant in my life from flowers.
Well, I guess that’s not exactly true. I’ve learned that I’m in big trouble if I don’t give them to my wife on our anniversary! But other than that—not a lot of life lessons for me from flowers.
We hear a lot about human potential, and it is true that people can accomplish a great deal when they put their mind to it. The objects we will use this very day—from cars to computers—and the various technologies that drive them—from internal combustion to electronic circuitry—are the products of God-given human ingenuity. People really […]
Say Yes to God Through Christ
The sanctity (sacredness) of marriage reaches far beyond the promises a man and woman pledge to each other on their wedding day. It is more than the blessed intimacy they enjoy behind closed doors. And it is greater than the commitment one will show the other when age and sickness bring the sacrifice of care-giving […]
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Southwestern Seminary Conference Recap
This article was originally published by Alex Sibley, of Southwestern Seminary, on Oct. 26, 2018. “Lord, I need You. I need Your grace, Your forgiveness, Your love, and Your reviving power.” “Lord, by the power of Your Holy Spirit, I want to say YES to You in every category of my life.” “Lord, help me […]
This month in Transformations, we want to introduce you to Allison. Allison was worn out! Tired from having to carry the burden of unforgiveness and anger toward the person who hurt her husband in a life-changing accident. And weary from the pressure of showing she had “a perfect marriage” in front of her friends […]
A Fresh Sweep of Revival at Southwestern Envisioned
FORT WORTH, Texas (BP) — The president of Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary had just been dismissed. The seminary found itself embroiled in a bitter dispute. Harsh words were spoken. Relationships were broken. The year was 1995. The parallels to 2018 are striking. The larger controversy now is not the issue of biblical inerrancy, but the […]
Inspiring your next yes to god
Spiritual transformation begins with a humble yes to God. Every act of reconciliation, every step into Christ-like love, every moment of passionate prayer, every bold believer seeking God’s kingdom first - all of this can chance the direction of a church, a community, and even an entire nation.
Tune into this challenging message by John Avant, president of Life Action, and prepare your heart to say yes to God.