FEATURE ARTICLES RELATED TO OUR GOOD FATHER
A Different Take on Repentance

When you hear the word “repentance” what feelings does it conjure up within you? Personally, it does not make me feel warm and fuzzy on the inside. More often than not, I feel a sense of guilt, shame and even fear when I think of what it means to repent. Yet the picture often painted in our mind of repentance is the exact opposite of the one Jesus painted for us in Luke chapter 15.  Read more...
 God is Not Mad at You

Many Christians walk around with the idea that God is mad at them. If you have ever felt like God was upset and angry with you, you are not alone. In fact, it is one of Satan’s favorite lies to whisper to believers in Christ.The heart of the gospel is God’s love, not his anger.  Read more...

Research Shows Our
​Need For Acceptance


Over forty years of research with thousands of people from cultures worldwide have revealed that the perceived acceptance or rejection of one’s parents, and in particular the father or male figure, has profound implications for a person’s future.  A child who perceives they are rejected by their parents, and especially their father, can have issues in adulthood with... Read more...
 ​What is God Really Like?

Just the other day I walked into the local small town bank to make a few transactions. I did what was customary for me, greeted all the tellers and asked them how they were doing. I then took a seat with one of the managers to ask her some questions. The other manager in the office ducked his into the office and said to me, “You bring a lot of positive energy every time you come in here.”  . Read more...

Let it Rain?!

What is your favorite type of weather? Do you like it sunny and hot? Are you a fan of snow? I know people who prefer both. But I have yet to meet a person who says, “I love the rain.”I’m sure they are out there, I just haven’t met any yet. And why is that? Because in our modern day, rain means ruin. Rain ruins your picnic. Rain ruins your day at the beach. Read more...
Stop Living In the Spiritual Basement

Many of us have been programmed to believe things about ourselves that are no longer true in Christ. And unfortunately, many of the beliefs we have held about ourselves have been taught to us in church and through our religious catechism. We have been programmed to believe, “I am a sinner” instead of believing, “I am a beloved child of God.”  Read more...