Imagine the weakest of all lights. Now put that light in the darkest place you can think of. What happens? Darkness gives way, and your dim light illuminates what was unseen. Now, imagine the One whose very existence inspired the idea of light. Add Him to your dark room. What happens? The darkest night becomes bright as day. This is what God can do with the darkest part of our hearts and minds. However, when we confess our darkest parts only to God, we tend to slowly cover God’s brightness with shame, pain, and our own selfish desires.
In Pastor Craig’s message this past weekend, he talked about jotting down all the times that the Holy Spirit prompts us so we have an understanding of whether we’re led by the Spirit. When we’re led by the Spirit and we hear His voice, we won’t give in to the desires of the flesh.
When I was a kid, I used to go with my best friend Trevor to an annual overnight lock-in at a local science museum. We always had such a blast learning about electricity, gravity, and earthquakes—but the best part was that at the end of the day, we got to sleep wherever we wanted in the museum.
At LifeChurch.tv, we are passionate about bringing help and hope to people in need. Church Online, I’m so excited to tell you about some of the organizations around the globe we partner with to bring about change!
This week during A Way Out Pastor Craig shared the prayer he prays each morning. Here it is along with an image for you to add as a reminder for your phone or computer!
BAM! Do you ever have one of those moments when a pastor says something that hits you right upside your face? It just happened to me during week one of A Way Out. Pastor Craig said something like, “God will never tempt you, but He will test you. Testing is for promotion, but temptation is for demotion.” Whoa, so good! If God doesn’t tempt us, then where does temptation come from, and how do we stop it?
Last November, we celebrated the download of Open’s 6 millionth free resource. Less than one year later, we’re ecstatic to announce that we’ve already hit 7 million!
Many people who have successfully lost weight say that the basic “secret” isn’t a secret at all. You have to move more and eat less. It sounds simple, but for many who struggle with their weight, it’s not that easy. Here are some ideas to get you on the right track.
Our 68th weekly Church Online experience launched this past Wednesday at 10:00 pm CDT and wow—God moved in a huge way! Let me share some of the amazing things that happened at the debut of this new service: