Resilience: Facing Your New Reality

Resilience is in our DNA as created beings. We are built to weather storms. The virtue of being able to adapt to stressful life changes and “bounce back” from hardship is essential to our growth and progress.

How To Survive Pandemic, Pressure

At the time, the Thresher was the fastest and quietest nuclear submarine ever built. She also had the most advanced weapons system to date. But in one tragic event in 1963, Thresher sank during deep-diving tests, killing all 129 crew and shipyard personnel aboard.

Hope Is Rising

Malachi’s generation needed to remember that it wasn’t a matter of “if” the Sun of Righteousness would come, but “when” He appeared, all things would be made new.

When God Goes Before Us

For those of us living in the U.S., authorities say that the next couple of weeks will be the most critical regarding the Covid-19 pandemic. This will be our “peak.”

Coronavirus: “The Bitterest Part”

In Italy, thousands of families have been devastated by Coronavirus. When infected patients are hospitalized, their loved ones cannot visit them due to the contagion.

Coronavirus and Social Distancing: 5 Things to Remember

For this week’s Abiding In Him devotion, I want to share with you five things we can remember during an unprecedented time of social distancing.

God’s Master Plan and the Church

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God has a master plan to unite all things to himself (Ephesians 1:10).

Christ is at the head of this plan (Ephesians 1:22).

His strategy involves the church fulfilling this plan (Ephesians 1:23).

Christ has so identified himself with his church that it is said to be his very body, much as Adam described Eve as “bone of my bones and flesh of my flesh” (Gen. 2:23) and as God declared man and wife to be “one flesh” (Eph. 5:28–30). The church, filled by Christ, is God’s priority in filling all of creation with the fullness of God. It’s obvious from scripture that we cannot divorce the church from God’s master plan.

QUESTION: If the church is a top priority in God’s plan to fill all of creation with his fullness, is it a priority in your life?