Resources on Christian Living

There’s no doubt that many tables will be divided during this holiday season for various reasons. But as the discussions begin and potential tempers flare, Christians can exercise self-control and remember there is a greater reason for our engagement on... Continue...

Can a teacher in a public school display a personal Bible on a desk? What about answering a student’s questions about faith or the Bible? At Focus on the Family, we received many questions like these during our nationwide religious-freedom... Continue...

This fall movie season Hollywood offers up the stories of two little-known American heroes from two controversial filmmakers. In “The Birth of a Nation,” director and star, Nate Parker, tells the story of Nat Turner, a slave who longs for... Continue...

What would happen if you found out that all of your secrets were about to be on display for the world to see? Would you feel the need to run and hide? Would you be okay with what was about... Continue...

It’s that time of year when I'm asked by parents and grandparents in our local church how to handle Halloween. Over the last 20 to 30 years, I've seen a change in the way the Christian community answers that question. When... Continue...

Kings and queens. Castles and crowns. Monarchs and majesties. A journey through the United Kingdom’s storied history is one rich in royal blood. To travel her winding roads by book is insightful. Yet to trod those well-worn paths in bodily... Continue...

Do you ever wonder why the love of movies and stories and television seems innate? Stories can affect our souls in profound ways. At the 2016 National Conference, Mike Cosper addresses this in his talk, “The Stories We Tell: How... Continue...

These are hard, painful days on many fronts. I don’t need to walk you through photos of refugee children washing up on shore or African-Americans being shot by police. We’ve all seen them. And most of you reading this article... Continue...

At the church I pastor, each new member must meet with a pastor personally and share his or her story of becoming a Christian.  We often call this narrative a “personal testimony.”  Over the years, I’ve had the privilege of... Continue...

I have always been somewhat amused but also troubled every time an athlete quotes Philippians 4:13 right after he or she scores the game-winning touchdown, hits a game-winning home run, nails game-winning free throws, or kicks the game-winning goal: “I... Continue...