Category: Christian Life

Frank Powell- Place Jesus Back In The Manger. Celebrate Advent This Christmas Season.

Place Jesus Back In The Manger. Celebrate Advent This Christmas Season.

There is no better time of the year to celebrate Advent than now. Walk through Advent with your loved ones. Growing up, I loved
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Why are Millennials Sick of Church?

Why are Millennials Sick of Church?

Ministers should know that millennials don't need a lot of frills in a church service. (ECWA Archive) There are literally thousands of articles online about why the
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5 Reasons You Shouldn't Cohabitate Before Marriage

5 Reasons You Shouldn’t Cohabitate Before Marriage

Studies shows after living together before marriage, the odds of staying together decreases significantly (image © Andy Ward) Are you single or dating someone you think may be the one? Or do you have kids who are dating and may be thinking wedding bells at some point? If so, you may want to consider the importance of marrying before moving in […]

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Why All Churches Should Address Depression and Anxiety

Why All Churches Should Address Depression & Anxiety

Awareness must be created among Church members to deal with depression and anxiety (The Express Tribune with the International New York Times) by
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Living the Christian Life

Living the Christian Life

It's all About Following Jesus (ECWA Archive) What does the Bible say about how to live the Christian life? How to live the Christian life is a topic that is discussed in many Bible passages. One of the most notable discourses was between Jesus and Nicodemus. Nicodemus, a member of the Jewish council, went to Jesus during the night to […]

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Words of Wisdom- In-laws of Newly Married Couples

Words of Wisdom: In-laws of Newly Married Couples

How do you get along with your son- or daughter-in-law? (ECWA Archive) I often teach and write about the experiences that I have working with relationships. Personal experience is often some of the best information I have to protect and help other relationships. In helping marriages, I often try to share some of the barriers that I have seen to […]

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Making your Marriage Last

Making your Marriage Last

This is one of the main reasons that couples divorce. (Alan Lambert – Getty Images) I have been married 20 years but I still find that successful communication is the No. 1 challenge in my relationship. And I know I am not alone. Communication issues are the top reason most marriages fail. Thankfully, I have learned one thing over the […]

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How to Be a Christian in a Public School

How to Be a Christian in a Public School

Being a Christian in a public school can be quite a task. (Flickr) No matter if you are a student in high school or a junior in college, the pressure of being a Christian in a public school setting seems to be talked about pretty often. The reality is, you don't need to worry. There will be trials, but God […]

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Who Wouldn't Want to Live Here?

Who Wouldn’t Want to Live Here?

Peace: a wonderful place to live, isn't it?

The gift of peace, and the choice to remain in that place of peace, provides comfort and valuable resources almost too precious to express.

Who wouldn't want to live in a place of peace? It's almost like saying, "Who wouldn't want to visit Hawaii?"

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When You Don't Win (Reuters)

When You Don’t Win

Like in life. It's not realistic to expect to get what you want all the time (Reuters) Ahhhhh, cake walks. The anticipation of maybe, just maybe, hearing your number called and getting to choose the cake of your dreams. I actually remember one particular cake walk from sometime when I was in elementary school. I won! I walked over to […]

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