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Trusting God With Open Hands

Trusting God With Open Hands

What if God asks you to give up the one thing you hold most dear? How do you do it, actually let it go? Lauren Bowerman goes looking for answers.

Smiling at Storms

Smiling at Storms

John Newton once wrote, “With Christ in the vessel, I smile at the storm.” Columnist Christy Britton reflects on these words and asks, “Am I brave enough to smile at my storms?”

Help Your Anxious Child Trust God's Promises

Help Your Anxious Child Trust God's Promises

God does not desire us to worry, writes Elin Phillips. But how do you help an anxious child? How do you encourage a fearful kid to trust in the promises of God?

Trust the Provider, Not the Paycheck

Trust the Provider, Not the Paycheck

Lauren Bowerman has a complicated relationship with money, like most of us. But in trusting God with her finances, she’s growing closer to Jesus.

The Bitter Cup: God's Grace in Depression

The Bitter Cup: God's Grace in Depression

Suffering, Lauren Bowerman writes, is not a mark of failure or weakness. It's not a sign of God's disappointment in you. Suffering—even depression—can be a means of grace.

Family Matters: Sharing Christ with Your Flesh and Blood

Family Matters: Sharing Christ with Your Flesh and Blood

Share the gospel with someone in another country? Sure. With your unbelieving aunt? No way. Why is it so complicated with family?