Lent

Lent prepares us for Easter by asking us to do the very thing Jesus did for us--sacrifice something of ourselves.
Devotional writer, Julia Attaway
Daily Devotions

The Shape of God's Grace

Julia Attaway examines the symbolism of Ash Wednesday

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Lily resting on Bible
Bible Resources

What’s the One Thing You Should Give Up for Lent this Year?

Author Margaret Feinberg shares why giving something up isn't as important as laying hold of Jesus. 

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5 Things to Take Up This Lent
Power of Prayer

5 Things to Take Up This Lent

Lent doesn’t always mean forbidding ourselves pleasure; it can be an opportunity to seek the pleasure of God’s love and presence.

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During her son’s battle with drugs, Sharron read Jeremiah 30 and 31 every day.
Addiction and Recovery

A Year Without

It wasn’t until she gave up sweets that she understood her son’s struggle with addiction.

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An artist's rendering of a snoozing beagle with a feather resting on its snout
Angels

Little Brown Feathers

She was a dog-lover and didn't own a bird, so where did they come from?

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Rick Hamlin and his friend Bob Fisher.
Power of Prayer

Battle Won

The war with illness is one of faith and finding hope when there is no hope, praying though pain and fear.

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Prayer blogger Peola Hicks
Faith and Prayer

Our Lenten Journey

God is the maker of heaven and earth; it is a privilege to join the Psalmist who has declared that his help comes from the Lord.

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Prayer blogger Peola Hicks
How to Pray

Praying Is Like a Marathon

It is easy to lose heart and give up on our goals, especially when we pray and don’t see answers right away.

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Mysterious Ways blogger Diana Aydin
Positive Living

Little Lent Miracles

It was like God was rooting me on, with one little miracle after another...

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Prayer blogger Peola Hicks
Faith and Prayer

Do Not Be Tempted by God's Enemy

Jesus was offered a deal. There was nothing in it for him but everything to gain for his enemy...

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