In light of faith: How the church can welcome young families
Many people have assumed that once millennials started to grow older and have kids, a large number would return to the church or become more actively engaged. This has not materialized — the …
What is Faith?
Publisher's Description Machen addresses one of the most fundamental questions about the Christian gospel. In his graceful style he expounds the biblical teaching on faith, combining the solid content of the truth with the personal challenge of the gospel. The result is a book of outstanding and permanent value.
What Does It Mean to Walk by Faith?
How to Build Your Faith
Belief and Trust are huge compliments to God. They glorify God. To glorify God simply means “to reveal God’s true character.”...
How To Kill Your Faith
I am somewhat on an expert at killing things … green things with roots and leaves. Give me a healthy plant and I will find someway to brown it and make its leaves fall off in a very short period of time. It may be too much water, too little water, too much light, too much shade, not enough soil nutrients, or an overdose of nitrogen, but I will inevitably find a way to suck the last greening of healthy vitality from any…
5 Ways You Can Rekindle Your Faith
If you are committed to your faith there are no avenues you won’t travel to find it – here are ways to rekindle your faith.
Faith Isn't About What You Feel. It's About What You Believe.
As you’re undoubtedly aware by now, there’s a growing chorus of believers concerned about the so-called “dumbing down” of Christianity and the “falling away” of some prominent evangelical...
How to Receive Communion, Part 1: Receiving with Faith
First time I visited an Anglican church, I was afraid to go forward for communion for two reasons. First, I …
How Faith Drives Hope
The hope that fueled the young Lakota at Standing Rock can show us a way
You've Got What it Takes to Have Faith During Your Adoption Wait
Are you spending time and energy trying to get peace, get joy, and get wisdom from God during your adoption wait? Learn how to cooperate with Him and allow what He's deposited in our spirits to become a reality in our lives!
Faith And Hope: What Is The Difference?
Faith and hope are related and share a great affinity. They cannot be separated from each other. There is, however, a difference between t...
What can neuroscience offer religious faith?
What does neuroscience have to do with faith? Can it aid our self-understanding as religious people? Or will the new Scientific Revolution destroy the illusion of religion? Philosopher, neuroscientist, and skeptic Sam Harris certainly thinks so. In his book Waking Up: A Guide to Spirituality Without Religion, Harris writes: The feeling that we call “I” is an …
Understanding the LDS faith — Why temples?
Latter-day Saints receive sacred religious ordinances in temples.
how my daughter challenged my comfortable faith
I grew up going to church and learning about God. Maybe partly because of that, I spent years taking Christianity for granted. I pursued a comfortable faith. Pleasant enough, but not particularly bold or especially memorable.
Faith leaders learn to organize to save "God's creation"
What do environmental activism and religion have in common?
What We Do The Service of Faith and the Promotion of Justice
The Society of Jesus began, appropriately enough, with a bunch of college students living far from home During the 1530s, Ignatius of Loyola gathered up a small band of fellow students at the University of Paris. They called themselves “amigos in el Senor,” Friends in the Lord. The companions took vows of poverty and pledged to stay together and keep serving Christ and the world, after earning their degrees. A little over a decade later, the first Jesuit school opened, in Messina, Sicily,…
What makes for healthy religious faith?)
A focus on correct information and right answers fosters pride and exclusiveness, claiming God’s blessing for one’s own group or community. Whereas an emphasis on good questions tends to nurture a larger sense of belonging that inevitably ignites and fans a greater humility, inclusivity, and compassion.
Faith Center Rockford, IL
We are a non-denominational church located in Rockford IL, about 90 minutes from Chicago and we invite you to join us for any of our services. Sunday Morning...
In Good Faith: W.A.I.T.
I had lunch with a parishioner last week who told me about an acronym he had recently learned at a business seminar. It was W.A.I.T. — and it stood for Why Am I Talking? When you’re a preacher, this is something you’re used to people wondering. But the basic premise was a reminder to talk less and listen more That’s always good advice and we hear it in a variety of ways. People often quote the ancient Greek philosopher Epictetus who proclaimed, “We…
Learn about the Orthodox Christian Faith
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