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reading your bible

4 Ways to Make Reading Your Bible a Daily Habit in 2020

How are you at reading your Bible on a regular basis? Research tells us that the more people engage with God’s Word the more they long to engage God’s Word.
Top 10 Christian Music Albums 2019

Here Are the Top 10 Christian Music Albums from 2019

Here are the top 10 Christian music albums in 2019. Lauren Daigle and the recently released Jesus Is King from Kanye West took the top 3 spots. Check out the rest and see if there are any you missed that came out this year, or just need to re-listen to.
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10 Things You Should Know About the Lifting of Hands in Worship

Worship involves our bodies as well as our hearts and minds. Our posture tells a story.
We Can Worship God Even When We Don't Understand

We Can Worship God Even When We Don’t Understand

As long as you can keep living for the picture of future glory in your mind, you can keep slogging through in the fog of your challenge and continue to worship Him.
The 21-Day Challenge

The 21-Day Challenge

How you can seek God intentionally over the next three weeks.
You May Not Know What to Pray, but the Holy Spirit Does

You May Not Know What to Pray, but the Holy Spirit Does

A lot of us say we want to live by faith, but the moment we can’t see or understand what God is doing, we throw up our hands to pray and say, “Are you even there, God?”

Shepherding Idle and Faint-Hearted Church Musicians

If you are a musician who serves in a worship band, hear this. It doesn’t matter if you are a volunteer or if you are paid. I want you to know that God is working through your musical act of worship, and I thank you for your faithfulness

What the Psalter Should Teach Us about the Songs We Sing

Pastors need to be aware of the formidable tool that God has given us to teach his people—namely, the power of music and songs we sing.
You Were Created to Get Creative

You Were Created to Get Creative

God is quite creative. All you have to do is look up and around you and you’ll see a world filled with wonder, with color, in mesmerizing detail.
christian identity

Worship and the Christian’s True Identity

Decrying and denouncing the culture around us isn't enough. In order to preserve our Christian identity, we need to immerse ourselves in a counterculture. Thankfully, God offers us that counterculture every Sunday in corporate worship.
worship leader

Don’t Call Me a Worship Leader. Seriously.

I have a concern with the way that we use a couple of particular words: I don’t want to be called a ‘worship leader’ anymore.

What to Do With Advent

What kind of songs work as Advent songs and what you’re supposed to do during this liturgical season.
christmas songs

These Albums Have the Best New Christmas Songs in 2019

We've done the research, and these albums have our favorite new Christmas songs for the year 2019! They are perfect for accompanying your Christmas baking or if you simply want to get into the spirit of the season.
new year

How NOT to Read Your Bible in the New Year

Don't let your good intentions about Scripture reading fizzle out this year.

30 Ideas for a Christ-Centered Family Christmas

If you are like me, you want your family’s focus during Christmas to be on the birth of Jesus, which is the whole reason why we celebrate Christmas! So, what can you do to keep your family’s eyes locked toward the birth of Jesus?

The Psalms on True Praise and Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is on everyone's mind this week. Here's how worship and gratitude go hand in hand.
4 Reasons Modern Worship Services Should Engage the Emotions

4 Reasons Modern Worship Services Should Engage the Emotions

Long ago, I wrote a blog post to that very effect about modern worship. I revisited the issue a few years ago and deleted that old post. Now I’m going a step further to make a rather bold and potentially unpopular assertion.
20 Bible Verses on Being Thankful

20 Bible Verses on Being Thankful

"Giving thanks always and for everything to God the Father in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ."
glory of God

How to Worship God Through Sport

Sports are a gift that allow us, as image bearers, to reflect the glory of God. Here's how to worship God through sport and experience.

The Power of Disconnecting

This day and age, we are constantly connected to others via cell phones, social media and whatnot, often in more than one way at the same time. But have you thought about the power of being disconnected?

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Christian Leaders Respond to Kobe Bryant’s Death

"Such sudden losses bring all of us into the sobering reality of an appointment we will all have to keep & the vaporous span of life," Ravi Zacharias said about Kobe Bryant's death.

New Podcasts

Meg Meeker: What You Need to Know About Teen Sex, Depression,...

Never think, says Dr. Meg Meeker, that you have no power to help your teens navigate challenges like social media, depression, and premarital sex. The dangers are real, she says, but "there’s a lot parents (and youth leaders) can do.”