Archive for Christian

  • October 22, 2020

    UNLEASH THE...

    2. FOUNDATIONAL CONVICTION It is [Christ Jesus] whom we proclaim, admonishing everyone and teaching everyone with all wisdom, that we may present everyone perfect in Christ. Colossians 1:28 The Synod’s foundational conviction is that the Church in the Archdiocese of Detroit is resolved to obey the Holy Spirit and be...

  • October 21, 2020

    UNLEASH THE...

    1. INTRODUCTION When the time for Pentecost was fulfilled, they were all in one place together. And suddenly there came from the sky a noise like a strong driving wind, and it filled the entire house in which they were. Then there appeared to them tongues as of fire, which...

  • October 20, 2020

    Unity in...

    In a divisive age, it’s easy to get caught up in our many differences. From political beliefs to eating habits and even athletic affiliations, we argue a lot. With drama permeating our every interaction online and in the real world, we feel stressed and alone. But are we really as...

  • October 19, 2020

    What Is...

    Do you wonder what God is calling you to do? Most people don’t hear God speak from the clouds and point them to a particular career. Answering God’s call is bigger than any one job—it’s following Christ into a restored relationship with him and with other people. Discover where God...

  • October 19, 2020

    I Felt...

    My friend and I were riding in a military truck, and one of the drivers was drunk. When my friend fell out of the truck and hit his head, he died there on the road. It affected me tremendously. I would dream at night that he was with me. I...

  • October 19, 2020

    15 Powerful...

    How do you pray? Prayers that are rooted in Scripture are guaranteed to be aligned with the heart of God. Here is a list of 15 powerful prayers from the Bible that you can use word-for-word or to spur on your own prayers: Romans 5:1-11 Father God, we thank you...

  • October 18, 2020

    Learn More...

    Amy Lee always assumed rich people were more likely to go to heaven. She thought that a rich person had the opportunity to do more good works and therefore had a greater chance of getting through those “pearly gates.” Attending a Christian high school in South Korea, Amy naturally surrounded...

  • October 17, 2020

    The Books...

    When Edi Kuqi arrived at his college in Albania, he was angry. His father had recently passed away, and Edi blamed God for his pain. On campus, he met Pellumb Collaku, a staff member with New Life Institute, as Cru is known in Albania. The two became friends, and eventually...

  • October 17, 2020

    Unity in...

    Biblical Wisdom Everyday Living Faith In a divisive age, it’s easy to get caught up in our many differences. From political beliefs to eating habits and even athletic affiliations, we argue a lot. With drama permeating our every interaction online and in the real world, we feel stressed and alone. But are...

  • October 17, 2020

    Bridging Political,...

    Soul food scholar Adrian Miller discusses reconciliation and bridging our political, racial and religious differences through food. Adrian is a lawyer turned political advisor, turned soul food scholar and author. He writes about food history and the intersection of faith and food. His books include The President’s Kitchen Cabinet and Soul Food. Photo...

  • October 16, 2020

    Evangelism –...

    The suggestion that every Christian is called to share the gospel is unsettling to most Christians, since most of us don’t feel gifted as evangelists. Although it is thrilling to be part of someone’s journey to faith, broaching a spiritual conversation with colleagues at work can arouse no small amount...

  • October 16, 2020

    Does My...

    We all have a story. Those who consider themselves Christ followers have a story that intersects with the bigger story of God’s work in the world. Though God works uniquely in each of our lives, he often uses our experiences to minister to those around us – especially those with...

  • October 15, 2020

    The Deity...

    Question: In 1 Corinthians 11:3, what does it mean when Paul said, “the head of Christ is God?” Does it reject the deity of Christ – that He is not God? Answer: This verse is a classic citation from which a supposedly strong objection against the deity of Christ has been...

  • October 15, 2020

    Our New...

    When you made that decision and invited Jesus into your life, it is important to know, did God hear you? Yes. Jesus promised that He would enter our lives, if we ask Him. In Revelation 3:20 Jesus makes this offer, “Behold, I stand at the door and knock; if any...

  • October 14, 2020

    When rejection...

    Despite being surrounded by 8 empty chairs, a woman told Crystal she wasn’t welcome to sit there. Scott Parmely and I offered her our table at Highline Community College’s student union building. We exchanged names, but carried on with our respective conversations and didn’t pay much attention to one another....

  • October 13, 2020

    Fixing the...

    Confession and Forgiveness are ancient spiritual practices that teach you to see what’s broken in your life and partner with God to fix it. You can find this devotional on the YouVersion Bible App (download the app here), or get the Fixing the Broken devotional on Bible.com Excerpt: Something’s gone wrong....

  • October 13, 2020

    I am...

    Father of renowned gospel artiste Joe Mettle, Emmanuel Mettle says he is not astonished his son turned out to be the successful gospel artiste he is today. Mr Emmanuel Mettle attributes the resounding success of his son in gospel music scene to “the grace of God”. Speaking in a yet...

  • October 13, 2020

    If I’m...

    Does suffering ever cause you to wonder if God is punishing you? Through study of God’s word, reflection and prayer, let this 4-day plan help you draw closer to God in difficult times. You can find this devotional on the YouVersion Bible App (download the app here), or read the devotional If...

  • October 13, 2020

    I just...

    I will like my identity to be hidden. Thanks. I am engaged and also going to wed in 3 weeks time. Plans have been made and everything is looking set. My fiance is a Radiographer in one of the federal hospitals in Nigeria. I met him through my friend two...

  • October 13, 2020

    Repentance

    Jesus offers peace to all who repent. Faith in Jesus Christ leads you to want to change your life for the better. As you study the gospel, you recognize that you have sinned, or acted against the will and teachings of God. Through repentance, you change those thoughts, desires, habits,...

  • October 12, 2020

    God punched...

    God punched me in the face when I was 16. I can still look in the mirror and see the chip in my tooth. But really, I don’t mind at all. I’m actually glad that He did. I grew up in a wonderful, stable family where I felt loved and...

  • October 11, 2020

    Is Money...

    Amy Lee always assumed rich people were more likely to go to heaven. She thought that a rich person had the opportunity to do more good works and therefore had a greater chance of getting through those “pearly gates.” Attending a Christian high school in South Korea, Amy naturally surrounded...

  • October 11, 2020

    Daughters of...

    Legendary Ghanaian female gospel group, Daughters of Glorious Jesus have ventured into active talent grooming after 30 years of serving in the gospel music industry. The veteran singers after launching their music label, Priseine Hub Limited, have outdoored their first signee, Afia Sika real name Gyamfuah Eghan who has been...

  • October 10, 2020

    Does My...

    We all have a story. Those who consider themselves Christ followers have a story that intersects with the bigger story of God’s work in the world. Though God works uniquely in each of our lives, he often uses our experiences to minister to those around us – especially those with...

  • October 9, 2020

    What Exactly...

    Worship can be defined as “the reverence or adoration that one shows toward something or someone; holding a person or object in high esteem; or giving a person or an object a place of importance or honor.” There are hundreds of scriptures in the Bible that speak about worship and...

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