Frankly speaking it may well be freedom from the spirit of anger that will bring about in the church freedom from the spirit of division, and at home freedom from the spirit of rebellion. More than being free from angry actions and attitudes, we as men can be free from the very spirit of anger.
As the Cada family began the ATI program, the Lord surprised them with the interconnectedness of faith and practice. They found that Biblical homeschooling helped them put relationships in their rightful places of priority!
Learn to Duck is the testimony of Jenny Speed. Before the Lord did a lifechanging work in her husband and opened the door to a ministry that has touched the lives of many, He was allowed to work in Jenny's life first.
In our relationship with God, obeying His Word is important. However, there is a deeper aspect of our walk, which is the “keeping” of His Word. Sheep chew on their cud as they rest under the protection of their shepherd.
Did you know God is not a concept – He’s a Person! As a Person, He desires to know you and be known by you. It’s about relationship! And, to go deep, relationships take…time. Watch as this dramatization from the book “My Heart, Christ’s Home” depicts a person’s devotional life.
What is the true story behind Christmas' Santa Claus? Who was the St. Nicholas that inspired the universally recognized icon in the hearty white beard and red velvet suit? Bill Federer of American Minute uncovers the background of St.
Tom Harmon, like a modern day "centurion," has come to see the bold contrast between life lived under God's authority and life lived out from under His authority. Mouth. Money. Morals. Marriage. Do my decisions in these areas bear witness to the practical everyday control of a living Lord?
While we may seek for answers to prayer God seeks for prayers He may answer. As Jim Sammons illustrates, He is ready to show His mighty power through believers that know His name, understand His ways and find His will in prayer.
We all have ambitions: they probably seem very significant to us right now. But what do they look like from God's perspective? Until the day we die it remains fully within our power to seek first the kingdom of God and His righteousness.
Will you trust Me? This is one thing God really wants to know. This is what He would ask over and over as Sam and Ann Conway went from having it all to having a couple hundred dollars and no car. Savings, position, and even reputation were all gone. Will you trust Me?
Should I tithe if I am in debt? On which amounts am I responsible to tithe? And where is the tithe to be given? Answers to these questions are succinctly presented in this session as well as several key insights into the intent of God's heart for the tithe.
“We're not a perfect family” is no excuse for intentionally allowing distractions into our lives and the lives of those in our family! Jim Bob and Michelle Duggar share about the cleansing work they saw the Lord do for them.
Even well trained Christian young people who know the dangers of the boyfriend girlfriend game can still give away their hearts without realizing it. Consider committing to God's service in your single years and, when the right time comes, to being a one-woman man or a one-man woman.
"How can I run my business God's way?" Steve Dulin wondered. In search of answers, he began reading through the Scriptures. One by one the Lord showed Him clear new ways to acknowledge Him and glorify Him by fulfilling his role as a steward in the best way possible.
It is easy enough to trust God when His presence and blessing are evident, but what is a Christian to do if God Himself feels distant? What if depression and discouragement and sheer loneliness seem to stand on every side? As incredible as it may seem, you are not alone.
The Courageous Conversation – a strategy to follow for any pressing issue. Helping husbands to exchange normal leadership for noble leadership and enabling wives to feel truly understood and loved are Chris and Anne Hogan's special calling.
Family finances involve major decisions. Every family faces financial needs, and the world offers almost as many ways of meeting those needs. When deciding which route to take in dealing with a financial need, how valuable it is to see the same Biblical principles at work in those situations.
This second part of the interview with David and Priscilla Waller opens with David’s parents visiting him and taking him out for dinner. Through this time with his parents, David is encouraged to consider this young lady he has mentioned previously to them in his communications.
"You can't always know when God is using you the most." Often when you wonder if God is even present, He will actually be performing His most glorious work. His grandest purposes can be fulfilled in the worst of places.
As Larry Guthrie illustrates, effectiveness comes at a very high cost—a personal cost. To make a point for someone else requires the accuracy, simplicity and practical application that grow out of my own real relationship with the Savior.
In Matthew 5, 6, and 7, Christ preached the greatest oration on earth, the Sermon on the Mount. In it, He said that Christians are like salt to the earth. Salt burns, and cleanses, and preserves. Likewise, when the body of Christ is holy, God puts those around us under deep conviction.
Music wields universal influence over families, churches, and cultures around the world. And no wonder. For God, Himself is musical by nature. If God is the original author of musical sound then what are the basic principles which govern His self-expression?
Learn how Chris and Anne applied the power of blessing to their marriage and in the lives of their children. As we identify with Christ and take on the “new man” our relationships will be radically changed.
Our adversary may be a roaring lion seeking whom he may devour, but we are promised that when we stand and resist, he will flee from us. Our will to fight is one of the most powerful weapons we can use against our enemy.
"If you want what God wants, you can expect opposition" says Tom Harmon in this passionate message on spiritual warfare. And the first thing every born again believer wants is the assurance of salvation in Christ.
So many parents wonder why they're children leave the faith, but have never shared with their children where they themselves have failed. Paul and Jenny Speed give insights on how parental involvement is key to helping your children gain freedom through the power of God.
A straightforward exposition of Ephesians 5 brings a whole new meaning to the responsibilities and rewards of being a husband. What is my role? What is her role? How can these become more than "token roles" in the family? I know we are to be a picture of Christ and the Church.
How relevant was the Bible to the Founding Fathers of the United States? Did you know that, during the Constitutional Convention, one of those leaders considered the least religious alluded to fourteen Scripture references in appealing for his peers to reunite in prayer?
Children respond when dad makes an effort to get to know them one on one. If God’s purpose is to turn the heart of a busy father to his children and the hearts of wandering children to their fathers, it's in our best interest as dads to find out how that works.
This message by Gary Fraley is on the three biggest challenges to home education. Full of life stories about churches finding peace after 25 years of turmoil, or marriages being reunited in marvelous ways.
God will take care of what is His. How much are we willing to put under His control? Listen as all the members of the Dulin family testify joyfully to the ways the Lord has shown Himself strong when they chose to love Him.
What do you do when those to whom you are called refuse to believe? What if, after years of language study, persuasive speaking, or hard work, your audience still seems unconvinced, blinded to the truth? Are you a failure?
How do you feel about the work you have to do? The leftover jobs that seem relegated to you? The menial or mundane? Assuming the perspective of Christ, who washed His disciples' feet, the highness or lowness of a task should actually lose all significance.
Salvation, by God's great grace, is a life-changing experience. What if we were to allow His great grace to continue its work in our lives? Acts 4 may reveal the answer! From this chapter, David Gibbs Jr.
The ATI Wisdom Booklets provide a unique way for families to grow closer together. Apart, learning can take place, and there is much to be said for assignments, book reports and homework, but on the whole how does a family seek the Lord together?