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  • FIRST-PERSON: Service station theology

    by Tim Patterson, posted Monday, October 09, 2017 (7 days ago)

    Back when Tim Patterson worked at his dad's service station and gas was 19.9 cents per gallon, he began to learn discernment about people's character and actions. Today, he also sees some spiritual lessons from pumping gas years ago. Read More

  • FIRST-PERSON: Responding to criticism

    by Shane Pruitt, posted Monday, September 25, 2017 (21 days ago)

    Criticism can be faced in a healthy way, Shane Pruitt writes, noting that it doesn't have to make Christians to "lay down in defeat, doubt or discouragement." Read More

  • FIRST-PERSON: Sports & our family

    by David Cook, posted Thursday, September 21, 2017 (25 days ago)

    David Cook takes a lesson from parents of future Olympians whose kids are training for sports such as swimming or gymnastics. He's focused on a different event, one in which his daughter and son would receive "unfading medals of glory." Read More

  • FIRST-PERSON: Keep your first love

    by David Jeremiah, posted Friday, September 15, 2017 (one month ago)

    To stay focused on Jesus and "duplicate His life," David Jeremiah counsels, continually "refresh your memory" of His attributes and character and the many ways His love is experienced and shared with others. Read More

  • FIRST-PERSON: The curious case of Demas

    by Doug Munton, posted Wednesday, August 30, 2017 (one month ago)

    A little-known biblical character, Demas, prompts Doug Munton to reflect on the temptation to waver between two worlds -- succumbing to the here and now or persevering for the eternal. Read More

  • FIRST-PERSON: Without community the mission suffers

    by Vance Pitman, posted Monday, August 28, 2017 (one month ago)

    Above American culture's digital obsession, individualism and consumerism, Vance Pitman notes that Scripture holds forth Christian community as an indispensable part of biblical discipleship. Read More

  • FIRST-PERSON: Scary awesome

    by Waylon Bailey, posted Tuesday, August 22, 2017 (one month ago)

    The "scary awesome" description voiced by Waylon Bailey's wife Martha of the Beartooth Highway's mountain scenery near Yellowstone National Park stirs Bailey to see a similarity to the Christian life. Read More

  • FIRST-PERSON: Those who don't give up

    by Chuck Lawless, posted Monday, August 21, 2017 (one month ago)

    Could this be you -- a believer who perseveres? Chuck Lawless lists key characteristics of those who stay the course amid life's challenges and difficulties. Read More

  • FIRST-PERSON: When we complain

    by Melanie Lenow, posted Friday, August 18, 2017 (2 months ago)

    A complaining spirit "steals our light to the lost world," Melanie Lenow writes, noting that understanding God's call "in our innermost being" can lead to a "healthy growth of renewed purpose." Read More