4 Noble Truths Every Christian Should Know About Buddhism

In recent years (and even decades) Buddhism and other eastern philosophies have been encroaching upon the west. Surely, we have no need to fear it. It’s just more stupidity in the sea… adding a few gallons of water to the ocean won’t change things too much. But we need to be aware of it, especially […]

the meditations of the christian

Do you meditate? The answer, no matter who you are, is yes. You meditate on something. You might meditate on your worries. You might meditate on your sadness. You might meditate on sin. You might meditate on knowledge. You might meditate on people. Christians should meditate on Truth: The Truth that God Is. The Truth that God […]

5×5: 5 Tips to Memorize a Verse (A Guest Post By Zachary Pierpont)

This is a guest post by my friend and cousin, Zachary Pierpont, who blogs over at zacharypierpont.wordpress.com, where this article was originally posted. You’ve probably considered memorizing before, and maybe you’ve tried, many times you’ve probably given up either because you lost patience, or you weren’t interested in what you were memorizing. Maybe you wish […]

The Parable of the Good Deeds

Let me tell you a parable. Or, rather, a series of parables. Once, quite a long time ago, there was a man who was often doing “good deeds.” He always felt a warm sensation in his heart when he did something that helped others. And, as he was standing in line for a pastry at […]

Leftovers (a guest post by Christina Book)

Everything had been perfect, from the shiny silverware to the golden-brown turkey. Guests had enjoyed the perfectly cooked potatoes with a square lump of butter on top alongside their bright green beans. Scoops of ice cream ladled with caramel syrup and chocolate shavings had been set by each place for dessert. But now the guests […]

Hearing and Reading the Word of God (The Spiritual Disciplines-Part 1)

The Bible is a powerful book. It converts those of every religion to a relationship with the true God, and it is the most important book for every Christian. Yet, often we Christians ignore it or devalue it. That’s a big mistake. Today we will be looking at two spiritual disciplines. Both of them surround the […]

Spiritual Disciplines Series

Coming up on this blog: a series of how-to on each of the Spiritual Disciplines, laid out in Don Whitney’s (very good) book, Spiritual Disciplines for the Christian Life.   The Spiritual Disciplines are not legalistic or boring. If practiced to somehow be more spiritual or have a spiritual prowess over others, then that would be legalistic. If practiced to […]