C.S. Lewis

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The Five Loves—and the Greatest of These Is Agapē

The human forms of love known in the Greek as epithumia (physical desire), eros (romantic love), storge (love for family members/those with whom we “belong”), and phileo (friendship/companionship love) can be elevated to what God intended for them to be when they’re infused with the divine love of agape. These four human loves are like flowers that can flourish in the garden of agape.

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Discerning God’s Will for Your Life

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The following article is based on a video transcript. Watch the full, three-part teaching series here. 

God’s Will as a Way of Life

“How can I discover God’s will for my life?”
“How can I be sure of God’s guidance in my decisions?”
“God, what do you want me to do?”

Practically all followers of Jesus have asked questions like these. 

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Devotional Spirituality: Part 1—Intro & Overview of 12 Facets

This entry is part 1 of 21 in the series Devotional Spirituality

Ken Boa introduces a new teaching series, “Devotional Spirituality,” which involves growing in intimacy with Christ, reveling in God’s glorious attributes, and aspiring to lay hold of His desires for us. The series is based on Facet 6 of his best-selling spiritual formation text, Conformed to His Image.

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Evangelism in a Postmodern World, Part 1: The Significance of Evangelism

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This is part 1 in a three-part series.

About this series: Evangelism in our increasingly postmodern world is a complex and multifaceted endeavor, as members of churches and Christian outreach ministries strive to proclaim the message of salvation and newness of life in Christ in relevant and effective ways. Becoming familiar with reasons evangelism is significant, approaches to evangelism, and arenas in which it occurs can greatly enhance the effectiveness of outreach and evangelism ministries.

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Growing in Character

FacebookGoogle+LinkedinTwitterEmailWisdom for Dummies: The Book of Proverbs

People generally don’t like being called “dummies.” And yet how can we explain the overwhelming success of a series of books aimed at dummies? Beginning with the November 1991 publication of DOS for Dummies, the series now has more than 100 million books in print, dealing with everything from exercise and nutrition to managing finances to planning a European vacation.

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