Practicing the Spiritual Disciplines

Practicing the Spiritual Disciplines

Living out the Christian faith is not a matter of trying—it’s a matter of training. We first need to recognize that practicing our faith stems from our identity in Christ. We are radically dependent on the Holy Spirit for our sanctification; apart from Him, we...
Growth Through Grief

Growth Through Grief

[lead]Outside my window, a tree is blooming.[/lead] From my perspective, the flowers appear suddenly, but the process began during dark, cold days when the tree looked dead. Programmed to respond to an almost imperceptible increase in daylight, the tree’s “on” switch...