As we celebrate New Years, here’s a look back at the articles you shared like crazy in 2018:

1. Lessons From a Prayer Warrior

Mike Phay says he’s no prayer warrior. When you don’t know how to do something, you ask an expert. So that’s he did. Here’s what Mike learned.


2. Start Planning Your Own Funeral

When’s the last time you thought about death? According to the Bible, not recently enough. Wisdom is found in learning to number our days.


3. Is Hospitality Your Mentality?

If we love others, we’ll share not only our faith with them—but our lives as well.


4. ‘I Don’t Know How You Do It’: God’s Grace for Foster Parents

Fostering children can be overwhelming. It reminds foster parents of their own weakness. But in our weakness, we are reminded that Christ is strong.


5. What it Means to Invest in Eternity

We all have limited time to invest in our future, and Christians have a limited window to invest in eternity.


6. Discontent: Comparing What Is to What Could Have Been

We have never had higher expectations than we do right now. But what happens when life doesn’t measure up?


7. An Ancient Solution to Digital Weariness

Our problems with devices would go away if we’d use them in moderation. But sometimes a hard reset with an ancient practice is also appropriate.


8. The Big God Behind Your ‘Small’ Ministry

It’s easy to feel underwhelmed by our own ministry. But that’s not how God sees what you’re doing, no matter how small it seems.


9. Simplicity for the Sake of the Gospel

We’re searching for the simple life. But to what end? What is it we’re after? What will fill the void created by our new, simple lives?


10. The Saints: Ordinary Means for Extraordinary Ends

A funeral for an ordinary saint made me realize that even in our normalcy we’re called to extraordinary work.


11. Sermons Aren’t Popcorn: Tips for Being a Good Listener to God’s Word

Do you treat sermons like entertainment? There’s a way to listen to sermons that glorifies God and edifies you. Here are some tips to get you started.


Grayson Pope (M.A., Christian Studies) is a husband and father of three, and the Managing Web Editor at Gospel-Centered Discipleship. He serves as a writer and editor with Prison Fellowship. For more of Grayson’s writing check out his website, or follow him on Twitter.