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New book helps parents, mentors, pastors, youth ministers, children’s ministry volunteers, or simply friends "bring clarity to young minds in a world that is spinning in confusion" ...
Discipleship is about change. Everyone wants to change......
Sabbatical has allowed me to be more intentional about reading. I hope these reviews will help spur you on to make time to read as well....Keep Reading
Interruptions or blessings? What is God doing with us when we expect life to go one way and it goes some completely different way?...Keep Reading
Resolutions are easily forgotten in the shuffle of the new year. Instead of a list of resolutions, perhaps one word to guide my thoughts and intentions will keep me focused on how God wants to grow me this year....Keep Reading
How does hope in Christ help in everyday life? Is it just something that we can tuck away for future reference? I am learning that hope is an everyday thing, helping me live life in a way that can honor Christ....Keep Reading
Christians are called to read. That may sound bold, and even alienating to those who do not enjoy reading, but it is a true statement. Think about it: Christianity has always been defined as a religion centered on reading words. Christianity was birthed from the story found in the words of the Old Testament. The revelation of God to Israel was written down in words. In J...Keep Reading
A few ideas for ways to use your Sunday mornings to feed on God's Word this summer, even without Sunday School!...Keep Reading
We live in a time and a culture in which asking for help is perceived as weakness. And our busy-ness often causes us to offer our help in very non-specific ways. How can we become a Body who finds joy in serving one another in caring, creative ways?...Keep Reading
Looking for books to give at Christmas? Here are some suggestions for children as well as grown-ups. Merry shopping!...Keep Reading
There are blessings and struggles in living with a chronic disease. Yet God has not left us alone to deal with it. He is very much with us and when we allow Him, He will teach us through the hard times as well as in the good times....Keep Reading
God's grace is freely available to us, and we need it to live and grow as Christians. How do we KEEP it freely flowing?...Keep Reading
We have chosen to include our children in our regular worship services at ECC rather than having a separate children's church. Why is that? And how can we, as grown-up members of the congregation, support our families as they seek to train their children in worship?...Keep Reading
Whether or not you're a fan of print books over digital ones (most people do prefer the real thing in our increasingly ephemeral age), there's no denying that you can save some money and shelf space with ebooks. I enjoy the convenience and ready access they afford. I just caught wind of an ebook sale through Westminster Seminary's bookstore that I wanted to pass along. Th...Keep Reading