Faith

Religion and Science Agree: Reading the Bible Can Help Traumatic Growth

Religion and Science Agree: Reading the Bible Can Help Traumatic Growth

Traumatic growth or post-traumatic growth is how we gain strength and direction after experiencing a life event causing trauma, and lessons in the Bible, especially gratitude, can help us build resilience and find meaning. What is post-traumatic growth or growth trauma? First developed by psychologists Richard Tedeschi, Ph.D., and Lawrence …

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Being Willing to Follow God’s Will

Being Willing to Follow God’s Will

One of the most difficult things required of the Christian is to surrender one’s own will and commit to following God’s will. Here are some guidelines to understanding God’s will for you and using your free will. Using your free will to love God God gave all human beings free …

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5 Bible ‘Proofs’ That Might Make You a Believer

5 Bible ‘Proofs’ That Might Make You a Believer

For some people, it’s hard to take the Bible on faith alone – they need proof. Prophecy and history can do just that. Here are five “proofs” of biblical events that just may make you a believer… 1. Evidence for the destruction of Sodom Genesis chapter 19 the Bible tells …

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Starting Over Right Now with Help from Christ

Starting Over Right Now with Help from Christ

Can we really start over in life? According to the Bible, we can be transformed and renewed in both our hearts and our minds through faith in Jesus Christ. Begin anew right where you are. Here’s how… Start over from where you are now “You can’t go back and change …

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The Bible: Believe It or Not

The Bible: Believe It or Not

One concern that makes it difficult for many people to believe the Bible is true is its many miraculous stories, yet we are confronted with many hard-to-believe events occurring every day we take on faith without question. Belief in the hard-to-believe “That your faith might not rest in the wisdom …

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Ticket to Heaven: What Belief in Jesus Actually Means

Ticket to Heaven: What Belief in Jesus Actually Means

It is an oversimplification to say that one only needs to “believe in Jesus” to get a guaranteed ticket to heaven. In this article, we’ll go beyond mere words to define what belief in Jesus and being saved really means. More than words: Defining belief in Jesus Some people have …

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Why Spirituality Might Increase with Age

Why Spirituality Might Increase with Age

While many are concerned with religious decline in Millennials and Generation Z, studies and surveys show that religious interest increases with age, particularly when people near retirement – Here’s why… Are we worrying too much about declining religion among younger generation? “Train up a child in the way he should …

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What Is a Christian Worldview?

What Is a Christian Worldview?

You hear the term Christian worldview thrown around a lot, but what does it mean? How does it differ from a biblical worldview? Or even, more simply, what is a worldview? Let’s look at those questions and more. What is a worldview? Before we discuss the difference between Christian, biblical …

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