Perception vs. Perspective: How to Adjust Your View to Restore Your Faith

Perception and perspective are very powerful. They drive everything we do. Perception is how we receive information, and it’s driven by our personality, beliefs, and experiences. Our perspective, on the other hand, is where we’re standing and the viewpoint from which we see things. These are very closely related but aren’t the same thing. They …

Why Christianity is Dying in America

According to research, most Christians: Don’t go to church weekly Don’t read their Bible regularly Don’t tithe Act like Pharisees Don’t think their church has had a definite positive impact on their community To use the “The American Church as 100 People” graphic about modern Christianity on your own site, copy and paste the code …

Is It Possible to Grow Your Faith So You’re Not Overwhelmed as Often?

As fathers, we can often feel drained. We get drained emotionally, mentally, physically, financially, and spiritually. When we get drained spiritually, it can feel like we don’t have enough faith to face the big things of life – big problems and big dreams. But is there a way to grow our faith so we don’t …

Does God Give You Tests He Knows You Won’t Pass?

​​Have you ever been in a situation where you felt like there was no way to win? Lord knows parenting can feel that way. Being a parent is a lot like walking confidently across icy ground in the winter. One minute you’re striding along without a worry in the world, and the next minute you’re …

Why Most Doubts About God are Emotional, Not Intellectual

If we’re being honest, we would all admit that we have doubts about God to some degree or another. But doubts aren’t bad, and they aren’t a sin. They can actually be beneficial if we address them properly. The only way to do that is to understand where our doubts come from in the first place – and it isn’t typically what you think.

Doubting God: Why Struggling Faith is Real Faith

Have you ever dealt with doubting God? Most Christians have. In fact, one study found that two-thirds of Christians have questioned what they believe about religion or God. So doubt isn’t weird. And it isn’t necessarily a bad thing.