Henry Van Ecyk

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Will You Wrestle with God?

What do you really need from God right now? What blessing do you want from him? How badly do you want it?<p>There are times when God only releases his …

God Will Give You More than You Can Handle

I sit here, my legs elevated, staring at a blue hospital boot on my left foot.<p><b>Whoever coined the expression, "God won't give you more than you can</b> …

Happiness Habit: Make A Choice To Rejoice

<b>“I will continue to rejoice. For I know that as you pray for me and the Spirit of Jesus Christ helps me, this will lead to my deliverance.”</b> …

3 Life-Changing Truths to Know about Encounters with God

When I was 9 years old, I gave my heart to the Lord. I walked to the front of my church, told the pastor that I had accepted Jesus into my heart, and …

Famifi

Prayer tips: How to talk to God

1/13<p>1<p>Importance of prayer<p>Prayer is simply having a conversation with God. There are many different thoughts on what you should and shouldn’t say when …

Expert Discovers Porn Trend — and Reveals the Surprising Things That Could Be Driving It

Craig Gross, founder of XXX Church — a Christian ministry that works to help people escape porn obsession and addiction — said last week that there’s been a notable change when it comes to porn use — one that could show that Christian smut users are feeling some guilt.<p>“Used to be, Sundays were the …

'And So I Prayed': My Letter (and Prayer) to My Teenagers

Hello My Two Beautiful Teenagers,<p>Here's a story I wanted to share with you.<p>It is about being 21 years old and knowing that something HAD to change. And quick.<p>It is about being 21 years old and having had too many close calls.<p>It is about being too old for those short years.<p>I remember a distinct day …

Prayer Improves Health

Spiritual/religious practices are used around the world to cope with and treat health illnesses. These tools are commonly referred to as complimentary and alternative/integrative medicine. Although these holistic practices may be taboo or stigmatized, there is a growing body of science supporting …

Goldie Taylor—Moneybags Pastor Creflo Dollar Might Get His Very Own Highway

Controversial megachurch pastor Creflo Dollar may soon have a namesake highway to coast down in his two Rolls-Royces.<p>It isn’t exactly a street paved …

His Dire Porn Warning About What’s on the Horizon: ‘The Greatest…Threat to the Christian Faith in the History of the World’

Christian apologist Josh McDowell believes that rampant and unrestrained pornography use is the “probably the greatest problem or threat to the Christian faith in the history of the world,” explaining his reasoning in a recent interview with <i>The Church Boys</i> podcast.<p>More specifically, McDowell …

How seeking 'the good life' led me to prayer

I spent much of my adult life chasing ‘the good life.’ I wanted it all, the perfect American dream, or my HGTV-ified version of it. My list of wants was long—house, car, vacations, clothes, gadgets—and it didn’t stop with me. I wanted my husband to play his part, and for my kids to have the best of …

Atheism may be fashionable, but most intelligent people believe in God

Have we ever needed Christianity more than we do today? It’s a rhetorical question, for sure, because the loss of our faith and the inability to confront Islam have never been greater. When I was a little boy during the war, my mother assured me that if I believed in Jesus everything would be OK. …

Making These 5 Choices Today Could Lead to a Happy Life

As we come to the end of another year, we thinking about the New Year and the goals we want to accomplish. New Year's resolutions have gotten a bad rap because most people lose focus after the first few months of the year. They are, however, important because we should have constant growth in our …

The Key to Praying Effectively

When I pray with my kids, I can tell their minds are somewhere else. They might have their eyes closed, but talking to God is the very last thing on …

Unrequited Love -- The Spiritual Formula for Moving On

<i>Dear Diana,</i>How do I get over losing the love of my life?I am heartbroken and don't think I will ever be over it.Please help.Yours truly,Unrequited Love<p>Dear Unrequited Love,<p>You had the right idea. You loved so deeply that you didn't know how to stop loving.<p>Is that a bad thing? To never stop loving? …

10 Easy Ways You Can Practice Mindfulness Every Day

Living mindfully is one of the very best ways that you can transform your life. When people think about meditation they think about sitting in lotus …

Why I am Using the Holman Christian Standard Bible

There are almost as many translations of the Bible available today as there are denominations of Christianity to choose from. They range from …

The Sacred Ways of the Spirit

How do you know that you are truly living by the ways of the Spirit, that you are in complete communion and resonance with it? Do you …

20 Charles Spurgeon Quotes That Will Stir Your Zeal for Prayer

<i>“No man can do me a truer kindness in this world than to pray for me.”</i><p>✦✦✦✦<p><i>“Until the gate of hell is shut upon a man we must not cease to pray for</i> …

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Give It to God

I lost my dad in a car crash when I was a teenager. He was a family man, a businessman, and most importantly a disciple of Christ. In an instant, my …

Family Believes God Sent Them a Message After Discovering What Happened to This Bible Inside of Their Flood-Ravaged Home

Members of a South Carolina family who lost almost everything that they own during recent flooding were shocked days after the waters receded to discover two items that were left untouched inside of their home: a Bible and a check that had been written to their church.<p>These items were discovered …

How to Live By Faith and Not By Fear

What would happen if you let go of the need to have faith? Instead you were in complete connection with your source?<p>I would love to share with you the principles that have helped me in times where life has been thrown up in the air or I simply desire to experience more connection with God.<p><b>Acceptance</b><p>…

21 signs you're a narcissist

You're more likely to find a narcissist in the C-suite than on the street, research suggests.<p>That's because the traits that make narcissists so difficult to hang out with or date — including a constant need for validation, a willingness to control people, and a ruthlessness in getting their needs …

Psychology

Where is God?

Where is God?<p>It seems like a child's question, a theological query during bedtime prayers or following a holy day at church or synagogue. Usually, the first answer we learned was simple, certain, and reliable: God is in heaven.<p>But "Where is God?" is not really a child's question. It is a question …

15 Words You Cannot Translate Into English

We’ve all got our enemies; people who take pleasure in causing us pain and misery. Sometimes, the development of an enemy is due to certain …