Category: Growing in Faith
Bless you, teachers! It seems the role of educators has become increasingly difficult as politics (internal and external) bleed into the classroom, students arrive at the door with greater and more challenging needs, and national narratives deliver misinformation and drive divides. Even from the outside looking in, it feels like a weight. Whether you are a teacher, parent, or community member, we need to care about the state of our schools. Included here is a collection of Bible verses for teachers to encourage them with God’s word.
Quiet time with the Lord matters. Spending time with Him—reading His Word and in prayer—enables us to draw close. Ultimately, it’s about relationship. God wants intimacy with us; he wants us to live the life he created us for, to walk in faith and obedience to his will. But how do we do that? In a world full of distractions, how can we learn to be still and draw close to God?
As spring approaches, thoughts turn to Easter. However, before the celebration comes sacrifice, and many people begin deciding whether they will give something up for Lent. Whether you were brought up in a church that practiced Lenten fasts or not, there’s a benefit there for all believers. Here’s a look into the meaning behind the “what” and “why’s” of Lent, along with some popular ideas of things to give up and Bible verses to encourage you along the way.
Resting in God’s sovereignty doesn’t always come natural. It’s easy to feel stressed or fearful in the midst of circumstances we can’t control. Here are 15 Bible verses to help you remember God is in control of all things, and His sovereign nature helps point us to peace.
Interacting with God’s Word is a powerful practice for deepening your faith. Monthly Bible reading plans remove the question, “Where should I start?” Here you’ll find a collection of verses (available as a printable pdf or jpg) centered around a monthly theme.