Joy is the keynote of all Disciplines

Contrary to what some might believe, God does not love pain. He created us for joy and fulfillment and gave us the innate desire for happiness and harmony. However, in a world where sickness attacks our bodies, pain is the signal of problems that need to be dealt with.

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Contrary to what some might believe, God does not love pain. He created us for joy and fulfillment and gave us the innate desire for happiness and harmony. However, in a world where sickness attacks our bodies, pain is the signal of problems that need to be dealt with.

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Who am I? Where am I going? Not many people can answer these questions!

When we grow up in a family and a community that has an understanding of the innate value of being human and the knowledge that we are loved, we will have a foundation to grow on the rest of our lives. Without these...

Who am I? Where am I going? Not many people can answer these questions!

When we grow up in a family and a community that has an understanding of the innate value of being human and the knowledge that we are loved, we will have a foundation to grow on the rest of our lives. Without these...

Anxiety

Fear is like a neon sign telling us that danger is imminent. The resulting anxiety is healthy, as long as its intensity is proportionate to the seriousness of the situation. Normal anxiety fades when the threat ceases. However, if we become anxious and overly concerned without...

Sadness is a normal part of our lives with its ebbs and flows. We may find ourselves experiencing deep sadness in difficult circumstances, or grieving for a period of time, but when the season passes, peace and happiness return.

Depression, however, goes beyond just 'having the blues' and...

In order to conquer the challenges of daily life, every individual must develop the life skills that will enable him or her to thrive. We might assume that these skills are innate, but life experience teaches us that even intelligence and emotional sensitivity are not enough to avoid hurting...

Original Action Heroes Found Here!
The Action Bible includes over 200 fast-paced narratives in chronological order, making it easy to follow the Bible’s historical flow- and reinforcing the buildup to its thrilling climax.

The stories in The Action Bible communicate biblical truth...

Don’t just be a Christian. Be like Jesus.

“Keep vigilant watch over your heart; that’s where life starts.”
–Proverbs 4:23, The Message

We don’t become Christians to stay the way we are. Instead, we are to be apprentices of Jesus Christ–to become more like Him every hour,...

Somewhere along the line, an expectation has crept into church youth groups that once you begin to follow Jesus, you just magically turn into a completely mature Christian. Well, that's just not true!

In Live Large. Be Different. Shine Bright., Doug Fields and Joshua Griffin share about...

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