December 10, 2017
Christmas 2017: It was all about the dirt
Dirt. Her feet were caked in it from a long day’s journey. She desperately needed to bathe and she longed for a soft bed. But her present surroundings were a far cry from the cleanliness she desired. There may not be ...
December 3, 2017
Christmas 2017: Why Jesus had to be fully human
Whether they've really thought it through or not, some people believe that Jesus was not just perfect as it relates to sin, but that he was also perfect in the physical sense.
They believe his flesh was never blemi...
November 27, 2017
What successful people tell themselves
The following was written in answer to a 15-year-old girl's question, "How can I prepare myself for a fulfilling life?"
I am me.
In all the world, there is no one else exactly like me. There are people who have so...
November 19, 2017
Four common misconceptions about prayer
Thanksgiving is this week, and it is one of the few days out of the year when people stop to give thanks and to look upward at their creator. The idea of giving thanks to an unseen God or of even talking to a being we...
November 10, 2017
How to upgrade your iPhone without breaking the bank
(StatePoint) The busy lives of students can often mean a frequent need to upgrade tablets, smartphones and other mobile devices. However, while you’re busy paying for books, student fees and other education-related ex...
November 4, 2017
How to stop bullying
Psychologically speaking, bullying is an act of dominance and oneupmanship. If you're being bullied and are able to see the situation for what it is, you can stop it in its tracks. Realize that a bully is ty...
October 30, 2017
It’s time to lay the stereotype of the ‘teen brain’ to rest
By Dan Romer, Research Director, Annenberg Public Policy Center, University of Pennsylvania. A group of teenagers hanging out. George Rudy/Shutterstock.com A deficit in the development of the teenage brain has been ...
October 24, 2017
7 Ways to Tame Your Sweet Tooth
(StatePoint) Nationwide, 30 million children and adults have diabetes, and 86 million are prediabetic, according to the American Diabetes Association (ADA).
November is National Diabetes Month, and an excellent opp...
October 22, 2017
Are you living a life of privilege?
We live in a society that admires people who "pull themselves up by the bootstraps" and that is always quick to remind us that "God helps those who help themselves."
As to the first statement, some people don't ent...
October 15, 2017
Should Christians Celebrate Halloween?
Halloween is definitely in the air-everywhere you look there are costumes, candy, and decorations on display. But, if you're a Christian, you've probably got mixed feelings about the holiday and might not be sure if y...