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Whose Voice Are You Listening To?

Do you long to hear from God? When I was younger, television shows used to represent a character’s internal conflict by depicting an angel on one shoulder and a devil on the other. The angel of course was always trying to encourage this…
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How to Control Your Thoughts – Biblically

Thoughts can drive your feelings so fast that you don’t even know what hit you. Before you know it, you’re in a slump, feeling down in the dumps, angry or even hopeless. Those feelings don’t come out of nowhere, they start in your mind. 2…
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How Should Christians Respond to the Corona Virus?

There’s no doubt that covid 19 has impacted too many across the world, physically, financially, emotionally and spiritually. It has also caused many to turn towards God. The biggest question asked now is, “Is this a sign of the end…
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How to Honor a Toxic Mother

The mother-child relationship is one of warmth, nurturing, patience and love--or so it ought to be. Unfortunately, not everyone experiences such support from their mother. If you have been raised by a toxic parent, you know how hurtful…
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Best Books for Dealing with Toxic People (God’s Way)

Many Christians have the idea that a Christ-follower must be accepting of other people to the point where we tolerate toxic behavior all in the name of love. But toxic people are a breed unto themselves. When I say “toxic people,” I’m…
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Can Christians Be Toxic?

My friend Lynn was so excited she could hardly contain herself. She was starting her new job in just a few days. After 10 years in corporate America, Lynn had had enough of the office politics. No longer caring about the money, Lynn felt that…
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How to Forgive Someone Who Doesn’t Deserve It

The most difficult part of forgiveness for most people is letting go of the anger. Especially when the person who has hurt you denies that they have done anything wrong. Perhaps they have repeatedly hurt you. Maybe they broke your trust.…
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How to Deal With a Toxic Mother (God’s Way)

The mother-child relationship can be complicated. But what do you do when the woman who should nurture and support you is the source of your pain? Let me be clear: All mothers make mistakes. God knows I’ve made my fair share! But mistakes…
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The Ultimate Summer Reading Guide for Christians

I promised myself this summer that I would take a step back, enjoy the warm air, and catch up on my reading. I’ve had books piling up for the last several months in anticipation of this glorious downtime. As you get ready for the relaxation…
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15 Self-limiting Beliefs Christians Entertain Every Day

If you found out that your friend or neighbor was spreading lies about you, you would be furious, right? But the truth is you likely spend more time and energy trying to dispel lies that others tell than you do the lies you tell yourself. That’s…