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Light vs. dark

Light vs. dark

Ronan Keane

According to an allegory that can be found in various places on the internet, there was once a dark cave deep in the earth that had never seen light and couldn’t imagine... »

The Christian profile

The Christian profile

Activated Author

The Epistle to Diognetus was written by an unnamed Christian to a high-ranking pagan, probably in the late second century. Perhaps the earliest preserved explanation and... »

A ray of light in the dark

A ray of light in the dark

Iris Richard

I was on my way to an important appointment, which unfortunately was scheduled during the city’s much-dreaded morning rush hour. If at all possible, I try to plan my day... »

This little light of mine

This little light of mine

David Bolick

The other evening, my wife and I watched the sunset from our terrace, and we stayed until stars came out. As usual, the evening star was the first to appear. An hour or s... »

Let there be light

Let there be light

Koos Stenger

I heard a beautiful testimony recounted by Dutch evangelist Corrie ten Boom. She told about a visit to a prison situated somewhere in the African bush. The atmosphere was... »

The light of love

The light of love

Curtis Peter van Gorder

God’s Word tells us that God is love and that He wants the world to be filled with the same: “‘You must love the Lord your God with all your heart, all your soul, and all... »

From darkness to light

From darkness to light

Dina Ellens

Nonon couldn’t keep back the tears as she told me about her sister’s death. Her bicycle had hit a hole in the road, and Rani had flown off and landed on her head. She was... »

Confident children

Confident children

Alex Peterson

Parents who are concerned about their children’s progress at each stage of their development, as nearly all parents are, need to realize what an important role a child’s... »

Encouragement

Encouragement

Marie Alvero

During a recent work evaluation, I was surprised to receive the feedback that my coworkers do not find me especially encouraging. This hit me hard, because I’ve always co... »

The formula

The formula

Nina Kole

The topic of letting God work through us is very dear to my heart, as I find it encouraging when God chooses unexpected people to do His work, and then helps them to not... »

Feeling weary in your soul?

Feeling weary in your soul?

Message from Jesus

When you’re feeling burned out and overwhelmed, even the thought of your work or the problems you’re dealing with is enough to fritz you. Your brain needs a rest. That’s... »

An adventure with God

An adventure with God

Ronan Keane

Most of us have a number of different roles or titles by which we’re known—parent, child, student, coworker, teammate, spouse, friend, for example. Each of them sheds som... »