Why Give Thanks?: 5 Benefits of Gratitude

Why Give Thanks?: 5 Benefits of Gratitude

We know that the Bible commands Christians to give thanks, but did you know that being grateful can also make you healthier? Research in psychology has consistently shown that gratitude is connected with mental, physical, and relational benefits. Here are five ways...
How to Talk About Politics at Church

How to Talk About Politics at Church

It’s election season. Even if you haven’t given much thought to the ballot yet, you’ve probably been bombarded by lawn signs, attack ads on TV, and unwanted text messages and phone calls, all trying to sway you toward a particular candidate or...
What is Fellowship?

What is Fellowship?

Have you ever been to a “fellowship lunch”? Have you been invited “into fellowship” at a church? Have you prayed or heard someone else pray and thank God for “the opportunity to fellowship with other believers”? Fellowship is a pretty common word to hear from...
While You Wait

While You Wait

Do you hate waiting? I often do. I’m impatient and tend to want immediate results, even in matters of prayer. I sometimes get discouraged when a prayer doesn’t seem to be getting an answer. And when I’ve been praying about an ongoing matter for a long time, I’ll often...