I think that many Christians have robbed themselves of one of the greatest tools in their spiritual lives: fasting. Fasting breaks the idolatry of the material world (or at least exposes it), practices self-denial in a culture which has never heard of it and is an unforgettable reminder of our real priorities.
Mother’s day is nice, but it would be better to have it on Monday.
Corporate worship seems passe to our highly independent culture, but from God’s perspective is it essential. Learn how our time together makes us whole.
You worked so hard to keep Jesus the center of your life at Christmas, but how do you follow up for National Fruitcake Day? How do you get from visiting to abiding?
Joy to the World! How many times have you heard these words this year? Have you considered that, although we criticize those who made “no room in the inn” for the newborn King, that there is little room in most of our hearts for Him? How much less is there room to sit, pray and meditate on His person in our busy Christmas season! There are things to do! There are Instagram pictures to filter and Facebook posts to write so everyone will know what a joyous stress-free holiday we are having! I would like to go to church on Christmas Eve, but my family is coming into town and I have so many people to cook for and — It all comes down to a failure to prepare Him room.