If you want to grow, why can’t you just go to a Sunday school class and learn theology? Why do you have to let other people get all up in your business?
Whether you’re trying to start a new prayer habit or you just need a fresh approach to add some vitality back to your conversations with God, here are three things you can do.
Should Christians even acknowledge (let alone celebrate) Halloween? In some ways, it’s easy to make a case that we should avoid it entirely. After all, it has roots in evil spirits!
The bad news is, no one can make another person grow. But the good news is every individual can take charge of their own spiritual growth.
Faith is personal, but that doesn't mean faith is private. That distinction is important because spiritual growth doesn't happen in isolation.
While we should look for opportunities to talk about our faith, we also need to consider something that might seem obvious: Is this person even interested in what I’m saying?
What do you do with the parts of the Bible that don't seem to offer much in the way of practical application?
You have to be connected relationally in order to grow spiritually. But that doesn't mean all aspects of your personal relationship with your heavenly Father should be made available for public consumption.
Some scholars estimate there are up to 900 different English translations or paraphrases of the Bible. How can you know which is best for you?
For a deeper perspective on justice and redemption in the Bible, check out this short video by the Bible Project. It's good stuff.
Fasting is one of the most misunderstood and ignored of all of the spiritual practices. That doesn't mean you shouldn't give it a try.
If spiritual growth is like a journey, then in order to get where you want to go, you need to know where you currently are.
Are you looking for a fresh way to connect relationally with God during this Christmas season? If so, try out the Prayer of Examen.
Your group is a great place to celebrate what Jesus has done in all of your lives, and to remember the sacrifice he made on your behalf.
It's nearly Be Rich time once again! Our annual giving and serving campaign, launches November 5. As part of the campaign, we want to help you prepare to Serve Together with your small group.
If you and your group have been looking for a Bible study that's a little different, we've found a new resource that might meet your needs.
Pointing our prayers to our heavenly Father reminds us of the authority he has, and of a once broken relationship with him that has now been restored through the work of his Son and the power of his Spirit.
In the midst of holiday craziness, it's important to lead yourself well. That just means begin intentional about staying connected to your heavenly Father.