How Do I Grow in Spiritual Discernment?

When the FBI trains the counterfeit detection agency to discern fake monies, agents study real money. The same principle applies to us: To grow to discern what is true and what is not, we must first study and know the truth. The more discernment matures, the better we clearly see what is true and what is false.

11 Common Biblical Misunderstandings

The Bible is the literal Word of God. It is to be read, studied and memorized so we might know how to live a life of joy and freedom in Christ. Unfortunately, the Bible is often misunderstood, misquoted, misused and abused—whether intentionally or unintentionally—to serve selfish purposes.

Guide to Reading Scripture

Reading the Bible intentionally requires a dedication to explore and discover the author’s message. These suggestions provide greater understanding of Scripture.


How would you like to share a meal with Jesus? That’s what Communion provides: a time of fellowship with Jesus that centers around a sacred supper. The celebration of Christ’s sacrificial death—and all it accomplished for those who believe in Him—offers a way to strengthen your faith and deepen your relationship with Christ Jesus.

Tips for an Organized Baking Center

An organized baking center—with essentials close at hand—makes holiday baking a piece of cake! Locate a hub for your mixer, bakeware, shelf-stable ingredients and other items close to where you prep. Even small kitchens become orderly when you cluster baking essentials together in a cupboard, drawers, pantry or movable cart.

9 Gifts of the Holy Spirit

Beautiful gifts, delivered directly from Heaven, are ready for you to receive. The first, a personal relationship with our Lord and Savior, is more precious than diamonds, silver and gold. With Him, comes your new best friend, the Holy Spirit, a counselor and guide who brings many gifts. Unwrap your gifts and see how they make your life on Earth more wonderful and powerful, all for the glory of God.

Grow Up in the Word

As parents and grandparents, we give our kids and grandkids the best in life we can afford–name-brand shoes, after-school sports, music lessons. We want them to have better things than we had as children. But the best gift is teaching them the Bible.

Seeking God in the Ordinary

Folding laundry, cooking dinner and putting children to bed may seem routine, yet they all offer opportunities to see Christ clearly in the ebb and flow of everyday life.

Holy Spirit

The Holy Spirit is your counselor, guide, comforter, teacher, coach and friend who speaks to you about your deepest thoughts and desires. Imagine it, the most powerful One in the universe has chosen you. He comes to be with you. You are His temple. Your relationship with God Himself can radically change who you are and how you see the world. Meet the friend of your soul.

101 Reasons to Go to Church

Going to church has gotten a bad wrap the last few years. Why? Because Satan has been vigorously assaulting God’s work in an effort to destroy it from the inside and out. But don’t give up on church. The church was left behind by the risen Jesus to represent Him in the world. So let’s get back to attending, improving and supporting our churches, and do what He said. When empowered by the Holy Spirit, the church can change our world, including the lives of those closest to us. Here are 101 reasons to be there next Sunday.

Build Great Kids

The earlier kids see your hands at work toward giving to others, the greater chance you have to equip them for a lifetime of compassion, service and generosity.

What is Freedom?

The united states of america is built on the constitutional right to pursue a life of freedom. It is the land of the free, the home of opportunity, and unlimited choice. With these promises, one would think America would be home to the most free people in the world. but, are we really free? research, misunderstanding and heavily burdened people suggest otherwise.

Summer Bible Club

Long summer afternoons offer time to work on crafts, talk over Bible stories and memorize Scripture.

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