Much spiritual vulnerability comes from being detached from the body of Christ. The Book of Acts is not only the story of the spread of the gospel, but a story about the development of Christian communities. It was not enough for the apostle Paul simply to proclaim the gospel in a new area. He worked diligently to bring the new believers together i...
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In the book of Esther, although God is never mentioned by name, He is there in the background. The book is one of triumph over seemingly dire circumstances, something everyone can learn from. From orphan to Queen There is much contention as to whether Esther has a say in her situation. Some say it is her job to do what the men around her tell her to do.
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Philip Yancey helps reveal what two thousand years of history covered up. What happens when a respected Christian journalist decides to put his preconceptions aside and take a long look at the Jesus described in the Gospels? How does the Jesus of the New Testament compare to the 'new, rediscovered' Jesus--or even the Jesus we think we know so well?