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¿Los Enemigos Refutan? | ¿Evangelios Confiables? Video 10

JMM Team, 13 June, 2022

 Mi nombre es Mateo. Soy orador y autor del Ministerio Josh McDowell. Después de ver este video, no dudes en dejar un comentario aquí o a través de mis canales sociales, que se enumeran a continuación. Me encantaría saber de ti y ser una pequeña parte en tu lucha… Read more »

El Apostol Pablo: Un Instrumento del Poder de Dios

JMM Team, 6 June, 2022

Jesús! Él es nuestro enfoque en esta serie de blogs basada en el clásico de apologética más vendido de Josh McDowell: Más que un Carpintero.  En este post echemos un vistazo a una de las historias de conversión más influyentes de la Biblia: la de Saulo de Tarso. Un enemigo… Read more »

Gospels Historically Confirmed? | Gospels Reliable? Video 9

Matthew Tingblad, 30 May, 2022

My name is Matthew. I’m a speaker and author with Josh McDowell Ministry. After you watch this video, feel free to leave a comment here or via my social channels, listed below. I’d love to hear from you and be a small part of your wrestling with these important questions… Read more »

¿Evangelios Históricamente Confirmados? | ¿Evangelios Confiables? Vídeo 9

Matthew Tingblad, 30 May, 2022

 Mi nombre es Matthew. Soy orador y autor del Ministerio Josh McDowell. Después de ver este video, no dudes en dejar un comentario aquí o a través de mis canales sociales, que se enumeran a continuación. Me encantaría saber de ti y ser una pequeña parte de tu lucha… Read more »

¿Podemos Escapar de Nuestra Preocupación?

Guest Blogger, 20 May, 2022

“We have an understanding that the Bible is true in every aspect, but it is easy to ask: does God speak to people anymore?”

Gospels Contradict? | Gospels Reliable? Video 8

Matthew Tingblad, 16 May, 2022

My name is Matthew. I’m a speaker and author with Josh McDowell Ministry. After you watch this video, feel free to leave a comment here or via my social channels, listed below. I’d love to hear from you and be a small part of your wrestling with these important questions… Read more »

¿Se Contradicen Los Evangelios ? | ¿Evangelios Confiables? Video 8

Matthew Tingblad, 16 May, 2022

 Mi nombre es Mateo. Soy orador y autor del Ministerio Josh McDowell. Después de ver este video, no dudes en dejar un comentario aquí o a través de mis canales sociales, que se enumeran a continuación. Me encantaría saber de ti y ser una pequeña parte en tu lucha… Read more »

Disillusioned Disciples Die for a Lie?

JMM Team, 9 May, 2022

Jesus! He’s our focus in this blog series based on Josh’s best-selling apologetics classic: More Than a Carpenter. Our goal is to definitively answer “Who is Jesus?,” so that you can answer these big life questions: “Who am I? Why am I here? Where am I going?”  Jesus’ disciples thought… Read more »

¿Mueren los Discípulos Desilusionados por una Mentira?

JMM Team, 9 May, 2022

¡Jesús! Él es nuestro enfoque en esta serie de blogs basada en el clásico de apologética más vendido de Josh: Más que un Carpintero. Nuestro objetivo es responder definitivamente “¿Quién es Jesús?”, para que puedas responder estas grandes preguntas de la vida: “¿Quién soy yo? ¿Por qué estoy aquí? ¿Adónde… Read more »

Gospel Authors Lying? | Gospels Reliable? Video 7

Matthew Tingblad, 6 May, 2022

My name is Matthew. I’m a speaker and author with Josh McDowell Ministry. After you watch this video, feel free to leave a comment here or via my social channels, listed below. I’d love to hear from you and be a small part of your wrestling with these important questions… Read more »

¿Autores del Evangelio Mintiendo? | ¿ Evangelios Confiables? Video 7

Matthew Tingblad, 6 May, 2022

 Mi nombre es Mateo. Soy orador y autor en el Ministerio Josh McDowell. Después de ver este video, no dudes en dejar un comentario aquí o a través de mis canales sociales, que se enumeran a continuación. Me encantaría saber de ti y ser una pequeña parte en tu… Read more »

The Gospels Vetted by Three Tests

JMM Team, 29 April, 2022

Welcome back! In this blog series, based on Josh’s best-selling apologetics classic More Than a Carpenter, we’re asking, “Who is Jesus? Did He really live, die, and resurrect? Is He really the Son of God?” As the New Testament provides the primary historical source for information about Jesus, critics have spent… Read more »

Los Evangelios Examinados por Tres Pruebas

JMM Team, 29 April, 2022

¡Bienvenidos de nuevo! En esta serie de blogs, basada en el clásico de apologética más vendido de Josh Más que un Carpintero, nos preguntamos: “¿Quién es Jesús? ¿Realmente vivió, murió y resucitó? ¿Es realmente el Hijo de Dios?” Como el Nuevo Testamento proporciona la principal fuente histórica de información acerca… Read more »

Pagan Influences? | Gospels Reliable? Video 6

Matthew Tingblad, 25 April, 2022

My name is Matthew. I’m a speaker and author with Josh McDowell Ministry. After you watch this video, feel free to leave a comment here or via my social channels, listed below. I’d love to hear from you and be a small part of your wrestling with these important questions… Read more »

¿Influencias Paganas? | Evangelios Confiables? Video 6

Matthew Tingblad, 25 April, 2022

 Mi nombre es Matthew. Soy orador y autor del Ministerio Josh McDowell. Después de ver este video, no dude en dejar un comentario aquí o a través de mis canales sociales, que se enumeran a continuación. Me encantaría saber de usted y ser una pequeña parte de su lucha… Read more »

Responding With Love Online

Guest Blogger, 21 April, 2022

Anger and offense are big problems in the world today — sadly, even among Christians. I can find myself getting easily irritated by this world, even though I know Christ asks me to live with patience and kindness. Do you often find yourself easily irritated, too? When we’re angry, how… Read more »

Gospels Accurate? | Gospels Reliable? Video 5

Matthew Tingblad, 18 April, 2022

My name is Matthew. I’m a speaker and author with Josh McDowell Ministry. After you watch this video, feel free to leave a comment here or via my social channels, listed below. I’d love to hear from you and be a small part of your wrestling with these important questions… Read more »

¿Evangelios Precisos? | ¿Evangelios Confiables? Video 5

Matthew Tingblad, 18 April, 2022

 Mi nombre es Mateo. Soy orador y autor del Ministerio Josh McDowell. Después de ver este video, no dudes en dejar un comentario aquí o a través de mis canales sociales, que se enumeran a continuación. Me encantaría saber de ti y ser una pequeña parte en tu lucha… Read more »

Gospels History? | Gospels Reliable? Video 4

Matthew Tingblad, 11 April, 2022

My name is Matthew. I’m a speaker and author with Josh McDowell Ministry. After you watch this video, feel free to leave a comment here or via my social channels, listed below. I’d love to hear from you and be a small part of your wrestling with these important questions… Read more »

¿Evangelios Históricos? | ¿Evangelios Confiables? Video 4

Matthew Tingblad, 11 April, 2022

 Mi nombre es Mateo. Soy orador y autor del Ministerio Josh McDowell. Después de ver este video, no dudes en dejar un comentario aquí o a través de mis canales sociales, que se enumeran a continuación. Me encantaría saber de ti y ser una pequeña parte en tu lucha… Read more »

¿Cuándo se Escribieron los Evangelios? | ¿Evangelios Confiables? Video 3

Matthew Tingblad, 5 April, 2022

 Mi nombre es Mateo. Soy orador y autor en el Ministerio de Josh McDowell. Bienvenidos de nuevo a nuestra serie sobre la confiabilidad de los Evangelios. La semana pasada di algunas razones por las que creo que Mateo, Marcos, Lucas y Juan escribieron los cuatro Evangelios de Jesús. Pero… Read more »

Freedom: Confession and Repentance

Daniel Rodriguez, 31 March, 2022

Having racked up more than a million miles on three airlines, I have met a lot of people on planes. Every single time, our conversations came around to how they weren’t happy in their lives. As I shared that I grew up in a religious tradition that put a lot of… Read more »

When Gospels Written? | Gospels Reliable? Video 3

Matthew Tingblad, 31 March, 2022

My name is Matthew. I’m a speaker and author with Josh McDowell Ministry. After you watch this video, feel free to leave a comment here or via my social channels, listed below. I’d love to hear from you and be a small part of your wrestling with these important questions… Read more »

¿Quién los Escribió? | ¿Evangelios Confiables? Vídeo 2

Matthew Tingblad, 22 March, 2022

 ¡Hola a todos! Esta es la segunda de una serie sobre la confiabilidad histórica de los Evangelios: Mateo, Marcos, Lucas y Juan. La semana pasada preguntamos si el texto original de los Evangelios es el mismo texto que tenemos hoy. Esta semana comenzaremos a examinar si podemos confiar en… Read more »

Who Wrote The Gospels? | Gospels Reliable? Video 2

Matthew Tingblad, 17 March, 2022

My name is Matthew. I’m a speaker and author with Josh McDowell Ministry. After you watch this video, feel free to leave a comment here or via my social channels, listed below. I’d love to hear from you and be a small part of your wrestling with these important questions… Read more »

Really Listening for God to Speak

Daniel Rodriguez, 15 March, 2022

“We have an understanding that the Bible is true in every aspect, but it is easy to ask: does God speak to people anymore?”

¿Es el Ateísmo Más Razonable que el Cristianismo?

JMM Team, 15 March, 2022

Bienvenido de nuevo a nuestra serie basada en el libro de apologética de Josh McDowell, Más que un  Carpintero. Sigamos discutiendo por qué los ateos creen que es mejor que la sociedad se deshaga de la religión, particularmente del cristianismo. Comencemos con esta afirmación: el ateísmo es más razonable que… Read more »

Is Atheism More Reasonable Than Christianity?

JMM Team, 15 March, 2022

Welcome back to our series based on Josh McDowell’s apologetics book, More Than a Carpenter. Let’s continue discussing why atheists believe society is better chucking religion, particularly Christianity. Let’s start with this assertion: Atheism is more reasonable than Christianity. True? More Than a Carpenter blog #whoisjesus Is Atheism More Reasonable Than… Read more »

Is Life Better With Atheism?

JMM Team, 15 March, 2022

Welcome back to our series based on Josh McDowell’s best-selling book, More Than a Carpenter, in which Josh shares the historical evidence for the divinity of Christ, and how Judeo-Christian standards have long benefitted the world. Modern atheists, however, assert that religion is the bane of human existence … that… Read more »

Add TITLE/TEXT Reliability of the Gospels | Video 2

Sheri Bell, 14 March, 2022

If you’re curious why Christians believe that we can trust the story of Jesus, you’ve come to a good place! This is the first episode in a series of 10 videos on the reliability of the Gospels. The Gospels are the first four books of the New Testament—Matthew, Mark, Luke,… Read more »

¿Es Mejor la Vida con el Ateísmo?

JMM Team, 8 March, 2022

Bienvenido de nuevo a nuestra serie basada en el libro más vendido de Josh McDowell, Más que un carpintero, en el que Josh comparte la evidencia histórica de la divinidad de Cristo y cómo los estándares judeocristianos han beneficiado al mundo durante mucho tiempo. Los ateos modernos, sin embargo, afirman… Read more »

Are the Gospels Reliable? Video 1

Matthew Tingblad, 3 March, 2022

My name is Matthew. I’m a speaker and author with Josh McDowell Ministry. I look forward to our time together. Please feel free to ask questions along the way by leaving a comment here or on any of my social channels, which are listed below. I’d love to hear from… Read more »

Do we have the original writings? Reliability of the Gospels | Video 1

Matthew Tingblad, 3 March, 2022

My name is Matthew. I’m a speaker and author with Josh McDowell Ministry. I look forward to our time together. After you watch this video, please feel free to leaving a comment below or via my social channels, which are listed below. I’d love to hear from you and be… Read more »

¿Tenemos los Escritos Originales? | ¿Evangelios Confiables? Video 1

Matthew Tingblad, 3 March, 2022

Si tienes curiosidad por qué los cristianos creen que podemos confiar en la historia de Jesús, ¡has venido a un buen lugar! Este es el primero de 10 videos sobre la confiabilidad de los Evangelios. Los Evangelios son los primeros cuatro libros del Nuevo Testamento, Mateo, Marcos, Lucas y Juan,… Read more »

Get Quiet to Hear God

Guest Blogger, 1 March, 2022

This blog looks at culture’s growing despair and how the Christian community needs to get quiet, to respond with humility, grace, and service.

Does Science Disprove Christ?

JMM Team, 1 March, 2022

Welcome back to our blog series based on Josh’s best-selling apologetics classic: More Than a Carpenter. Our goal is to show you that Jesus definitely lived, died, and resurrected. Why? Because if Jesus really is the truth, then He puts everything else about life into perspective!   In this post… Read more »

¿Refuta la Ciencia a Cristo?

JMM Team, 1 March, 2022

Bienvenidos de nuevo a nuestra serie de blogs basada en el clásico de apologética más vendido de Josh: Más que un Carpintero. Nuestro objetivo es mostrarte que Jesús definitivamente vivió, murió y resucitó. ¿Por qué? ¡Porque si Jesús realmente es la verdad, entonces Él pone todo lo demás en la… Read more »

Was Jesus a Lunatic?

JMM Team, 22 February, 2022

Jesus! He’s our focus in this blog series based on Josh’s best-selling apologetics classic: More Than a Carpenter. Our goal is to definitively answer “Who is Jesus?,” to help you answer these big life questions: “Who am I? Why am I here? Where am I going?”  Last week we asked… Read more »

¿Fue Jesús un Lunático?

JMM Team, 22 February, 2022

¡Jesús! Él es nuestro enfoque en esta serie de blogs basada en el clásico de apologética más vendido de Josh: Más que un Carpintero. En conclusión nuestro objetivo es responder “¿Quién es Jesús?”, para ayudarte a responder estas grandes preguntas de la vida: “¿Quién soy yo? ¿Por qué estoy aquí?… Read more »

Do the Facts Prove Jesus?

JMM Team, 15 February, 2022

Welcome back! In this, our blog series based on Josh’s best-selling apologetics classic: More Than a Carpenter, it’s time to ask, “Is Jesus a liar?” Or can we actually have confidence in Him? YES! As Josh notes, Jesus claimed to be God, and it was of fundamental importance to Him… Read more »

¿Prueban los Hechos a Jesús?

JMM Team, 15 February, 2022

 ¡Bienvenidos de nuevo! En esta, nuestra serie de blogs basada en el clásico de apologética más vendido de Josh: Más que un Carpintero, es hora de preguntar: “¿Es Jesús un mentiroso?” ¿O podemos realmente tener confianza en Él? ¡SÍ! Como señala Josh, Jesús afirmó ser Dios, y era de fundamental… Read more »

Did Jesus Say He Is God?

JMM Team, 8 February, 2022

Yay! You’re back for more in this series based on Josh’s best-selling apologetics classic: More Than a Carpenter. We’re continuing to look at Jesus, to answer the question, “Who is He?” A teacher? A crazy person? Or actually God?   Everything about Jesus seems confounding! At least until we begin to… Read more »

¿Dijo Jesús que Él es Dios?

JMM Team, 8 February, 2022

¡Yay! Regresaste por más en esta serie basada en el clásico de apologética más vendido de Josh: Más que un carpintero. Seguimos mirando a Jesús, para responder a la pregunta, “¿Quién es Él?” ¿Un profesor? ¿Un loco? ¿O en realidad Dios?   ¡Todo acerca de Jesús parece confuso! Al menos… Read more »

Jesus: Truth That Changes Everything

JMM Team, 1 February, 2022

Welcome back to our series based on Josh’s best-selling apologetics classic: More Than a Carpenter. If you’ve read the four January posts, then you’re up to speed on how Josh journeyed from diehard skeptic to stunned believer in the truth of Jesus’ death and resurrection. Josh then had to decide… Read more »

Jesús: la Verdad que lo Cambia Todo

JMM Team, 1 February, 2022

Bienvenidos de nuevo a nuestra serie basada en el clásico de apologética más vendido de Josh: Más que un Carpintero. Si has leído las cuatro publicaciones de enero, entonces estás al tanto de cómo Josh pasó de ser un escéptico acérrimo a un creyente atónito en la verdad de la… Read more »

Jesús: la Verdad que lo Cambia Todo

JMM Team, 1 February, 2022

Bienvenidos de nuevo a nuestra serie basada en el clásico de apologética más vendido de Josh: Más que un Carpintero. Si has leído las cuatro publicaciones de enero, entonces estás al tanto de cómo Josh pasó de ser un escéptico acérrimo a un creyente atónito en la verdad de la… Read more »

Jesus: Truth or Fantasy?

JMM Team, 25 January, 2022

Thanks for joining us for more in this series based on Josh’s best-selling apologetics classic: More Than a Carpenter. So far you’ve learned about Josh’s search for meaning and purpose, and how he accepted the challenge from a group of college Christians to prove that Jesus was real, not myth…. Read more »

Jesús: ¿Verdad o Fantasía?

JMM Team, 25 January, 2022

Gracias por acompañarnos para obtener más información en esta serie basada en el clásico de apologética más vendido de Josh: Más que un Carpintero. Hasta ahora has aprendido sobre la búsqueda de Josh de significado y propósito, y cómo aceptó el desafío de un grupo de cristianos universitarios para demostrar… Read more »

Jesus Resurrected, Giving Life Purpose

JMM Team, 18 January, 2022

We started this More Than a Carpenter series two weeks ago, when we shared how Josh earnestly began to search for meaning and purpose when he got to college. His journey to finding answers took a surprising turn when a group of campus Christians challenged Josh to prove his claim… Read more »

Jesús Resucitado, Dando Propósito a la Vida

JMM Team, 18 January, 2022

Comenzamos esta serie hace dos semanas, cuando compartimos cómo Josh comenzó a buscar sinceramente por significado y propósito cuando llegó a la universidad. Su viaje para encontrar respuestas dio un giro sorprendente cuando un grupo de cristianos universitarios lo desafió a probar su afirmación de que el cristianismo era una… Read more »

Jesus Christ Offers Meaning?

JMM Team, 11 January, 2022

Last week, when we started this new More Than a Carpenter series,  we shared with you that when Josh got to college, he began to earnestly search for happiness and meaning. But he grew increasingly frustrated by the answers offered up by his church and his college professors. Not even… Read more »

Ofrece Jesucristo Significado?

JMM Team, 11 January, 2022

La semana pasada, cuando comenzamos esta nueva serie Más que un Carpintero, compartimos con ustedes que cuando Josh llegó a la universidad, comenzó a buscar seriamente la felicidad y el significado. Pero se sintió cada vez más frustrado por las respuestas ofrecidas por su iglesia y sus profesores universitarios. Ni… Read more »

Buscando la Felicidad en el 2022!

JMM Team, 4 January, 2022

¡Es el 2022! ¿Estás feliz? ¿Tiene tu vida sentido y propósito? ¡Bienvenidos a nuestra nueva serie de blogs Más que un Carpintero, en la que nos enfocamos en Jesús! Comencemos con esta cita de Santo Tomás de Aquino, el famoso filósofo y teólogo: “Hay dentro de cada alma una sed… Read more »

Searching for Happy in 2022

JMM Team, 4 January, 2022

It’s 2022! Are you happy? Does your life have meaning and purpose? Welcome to our new More Than a Carpenter blog series, in which we focus on Jesus! Let’s start with this quote by Thomas Aquinas, the famous philosopher and theologian: “There is within every soul a thirst for happiness… Read more »

No Confiando en Santa, sino en Jesús, en Navidad

Chrissy Gordon, 26 December, 2021

Cuando era niña, “La Navidad” significaba árboles de hielo relucientes; aire fresco y vigorizante; casas y calles festivas con luces de colores y ventanas esmeriladas en blanco. Mi familia era parte del culto “Iglesia de Dios Universal” Worldwide Church of God (una mezcla de varias religiones y prácticas), lo que… Read more »

Mirar al Futuro, Apoyándote en Dios

Chrissy Gordon, 21 December, 2021

En unos pocos días finalmente podemos decir: “¡Hasta la vista!” 2021. ¡Yay! Terminemos fuertes, confiando en Dios, mientras miramos con esperanza hacia el nuevo año. A medida que 2021 finalmente termina y cerramos nuestra serie de blogs Bridging the Gap, recordemos agradecer a Dios por estar con nosotros en todos… Read more »

Trusting Not Santa, But Jesus, at Christmas

Chrissy Gordon, 18 December, 2021

When I was a kid, “Christmas” didn’t mean presents. It meant glittering ice trees; fresh, crisp air; houses and streets festive with colored lights and white-frosted windows.  My family was part of a cult that embraced a mishmash of various religions and practices, which meant that because of our version… Read more »

Cómo Amar como Jesús

Guest Blogger, 26 November, 2021

With everyone, whether stranger, friend, or acquaintance, take the opportunity to share the love of Christ.

Transformados por Nuestra Alabanza

Guest Blogger, 23 November, 2021

Often, we sacrifice doctrinal integrity for an emotional experience. I want to be clear: worship should stir feelings within us, but the feeling is not primarily what we’re after. We’re after God. God is the goal.

Desconéctate. Da un Paseo con Dios

Guest Blogger, 12 November, 2021

WHEN WAS THE LAST TIME YOU DISCONNECTED FROM THE NOISE OF THIS WORLD, AND TOOK A LONG WALK WITH THE LORD?

Utilizable: Mírate como Dios te Mira

Sheri Bell, 11 November, 2021

  Amigas, esta es la última publicación de blog de nuestra serie que explora nuestra verdadera identidad. ¡Hemos cubierto mucho terreno durante las últimas semanas! En este artículo hablaremos de que Dios nos puede usar. Para llegar allí, necesitamos vernos a nosotras mismas de la manera en que Dios lo… Read more »

Escuchando la Voz de Dios como las Olas

Guest Blogger, 6 November, 2021

Today, be encouraged that God is speaking. He desires for His children to hear His voice.

Límites Débiles: Una Lección Cuidando Mascotas

Sheri Bell, 30 October, 2021

Esta semana estoy cuidando un perro. Y la semana que viene. Quince días de solamente yo y el “mejor amigo del hombre”. Solo que este tipo mimado es bastante ensimismado … y ahora, cinco días después, nuestro tiempo juntos, por momentos, se está agotando. Por ejemplo, él no quiere aceptar que… Read more »

Why God? Come and See!

Guest Blogger, 29 September, 2021

Come and see my Jesus. I heard about The Chosen television series about the ministry of Christ. Friends highly recommended it, but I didn’t expect much. I mean, how many ways can you tell the Jesus story? It’s been done many times before. And typically on a low budget, with… Read more »

¿Por Qué Dios? ¡Ven y Mira!

Guest Blogger, 29 September, 2021

Ven a ver a mi Jesús. Escuché sobre la serie de televisión “Los Escogidos” The Chosen acerca del ministerio de Cristo. Mis amigos me lo recomendaron vehementemente, pero no esperaba mucho. Quiero decir, ¿de cuántas formas puedes contar la historia de Jesús? Se ha hecho muchas veces antes. Y por… Read more »

Totalmente Amada: Mírate como Dios te Mira

Sheri Bell, 28 September, 2021

Amigas, en esta, la undécima publicación de blog de esta serie que explora nuestra verdadera identidad, quiero recordarles que son incondicionalmente, incesantemente y completamente amadas por Dios. Es posible que escuches estas palabras y digas: “Está bien. Seguro. Tal vez. Supongo”. Pero para realmente comenzar a caminar con la seguridad… Read more »

Haciendo el Trabajo, Después de que Jesús nos Salva

Sheri Bell, 23 September, 2021

Hace poco estuve con un grupo de cristianos que estaban de acuerdo en que el objetivo del cristianismo es salvar a las personas, para que no vayan al infierno. Estoy de acuerdo en que nuestra decisión de aceptar a Cristo como Señor y Salvador es la decisión más importante que… Read more »

¿Prueba la Evidencia Histórica que Jesús Vivió?

Sheri Bell, 23 September, 2021

De hecho, la evidencia muestra que Jesús vivió. La pregunta es, ¿lo vas a creer? En este punto, ni siquiera estamos abordando la cuestión de si Jesús era Dios en forma humana. No tiene sentido hacerlo, si primero no mostramos, a través del registro histórico, que Jesús, de hecho, vivió… Read more »

Totalmente Perdonada: Mírate como Dios te Mira

Sheri Bell, 23 September, 2021

Amigas, en esta, la décima publicación de blog de la serie que explora nuestra verdadera identidad, recordemos que no hay NADA que podamos hacer que cambiara el punto de vista de Dios sobre nuestro increíble mérito y valor. Cindy, una joven de 17 años, le escribió una vez una carta… Read more »

¿Por Qué Dios? Él No nos Avergüenza

Sheri Bell, 12 September, 2021

Algunas personas piensan que Dios se centra en nuestra vergüenza. Pero si eso es cierto, ¿por qué Jesús fue tan extraordinariamente amoroso y misericordioso con los pecadores? ¿Y por qué voluntariamente hizo LA declaración definitiva, mientras colgaba de la cruz, sobre el profundo deseo de Dios de reconciliarse con nosotros?… Read more »

Cristo Sana Nuestra Herida Salvándonos

Austin Fruits, 6 September, 2021

Actualmente existe una epidemia de salud mental entre los jóvenes. La generación Z (nacidos entre 1997- 2012) está más sola y deprimida que cualquier generación anterior. Su dolor presenta una oportunidad increíble para que los seguidores de Cristo compartan el evangelio restaurador de Jesús. No me refiero al “evangelio de… Read more »

¿Por Qué Dios? Él Ofrece una Aceptación Radical

Sheri Bell, 4 September, 2021

Todavía tengo que leer un libro sobre budismo que explique correctamente cómo nos ve Dios. Tomemos, por ejemplo, este párrafo de un libro titulado Aceptación radical: profesando tu vida con el corazón de un Buda: “El mensaje del ‘pecado original’ es inequívoco: debido a nuestra naturaleza básicamente imperfecta, no merecemos… Read more »

Inspiración: ¡Libérate de la Vergüenza!

Sheri Bell, 2 September, 2021

Bridging the Gap blog #hurthealedwhole Durante más de 50 años, el ministerio Josh McDowell ha llevado a los buscadores a un conocimiento más profundo de la verdad y el poder de Dios. Le ofrecemos nuestro conocimiento e investigación (Página en inglés) acumulados para ayudarlo a encontrar la verdad y el… Read more »

Proceso de Transformación: Mírate a ti misma como Dios te Mira

Sheri Bell, 25 August, 2021

Amigas, en esta, la Novena publicación de blog de nuestra serie que explora nuestra verdadera identidad, veremos el tema de la transformación. Dios usa a otros creyentes para que nos ayuden a transformar la imagen que tenemos de nosotros mismos, de modo que podamos vernos a nosotras mismas como Dios… Read more »

Instantánea de la Sublime Gracia

Sheri Bell, 24 July, 2021

¿Ha experimentado personalmente la gracia de Dios … el gozo y el alivio de ser perdonado, agradecido de ser amado y aceptado?  La siguiente historia personal, recientemente compartida por una de mis oradoras cristianas favoritas, hace un gran trabajo ayudándonos a comprender la asombrosa gracia que Dios nos da. ¡Sigue… Read more »

Does Church Make Christianity Too Easy?

Guest Blogger, 21 July, 2021

Jesus clearly said to His disciples, “If anyone wishes to come after Me, he must deny himself, and take up his cross and follow Me” (Matthew 16:24). I can be slow to pick up on things. So it has taken me some time to become aware of a nagging feeling… Read more »

¿Hace la Iglesia que el Cristianismo sea Fácil?

Guest Blogger, 21 July, 2021

Jesús dijo claramente a sus discípulos: “Si alguno quiere venir en pos de mí, que se niegue a sí mismo, tome su cruz y me siga” (Mateo 16:24). Puedo ser lento para darme cuenta de las cosas. Así que me ha tomado algún tiempo darme cuenta de un sentimiento molesto… Read more »

Fully Loved: See Yourself as God Sees You

Sheri Bell, 19 July, 2021

Ladies, in this blog series exploring our true identity, be reminded of this truth: YOU are unconditionally, unceasingly, fully loved by God right now and forever! To begin to walk in the assurance of this amazing gift, you have to choose to accept His love. Stop fighting God on His… Read more »

Tres Pasos Antes de Reclamar

Matthew Tingblad, 16 July, 2021

El advenimiento de las redes sociales le ha dado a cada persona un escenario y un micrófono para expresarse frente a una gran audiencia. Esto nos ha dado la capacidad de hablar en contra de los prejuicios e injusticias raciales. ¡Ésto es una cosa buena! Los profetas del Antiguo Testamento… Read more »

Amable, Valiosa, Competente: Mírate como Dios te Mira

Sheri Bell, 28 June, 2021

Amigas, Dios dice que nuestro “hacer” NO es nuestro “quién”! ¡Aleluya! Independientemente de nuestras acciones, Dios dice que somos completamente amables, valiosas y competentes. En esta, octava publicación de blog de nuestra serie que explora nuestra verdadera identidad, veremos por qué algunos cristianos no pueden progresar en su caminar cristiano…. Read more »

How Can I Believe Christianity ?

Matthew Tingblad, 26 June, 2021

Some time ago, I had the chance to sit down with someone who wanted to see if I could help him recover his long-lost faith in Christianity. As we talked, I found myself confused about what he was actually struggling to believe in. Questions such as the existence of God,… Read more »

¿Cómo Puedo Creer en el Cristianismo Cuando Hay Tanto por Ahí?

Matthew Tingblad, 26 June, 2021

Hace algún tiempo, tuve la oportunidad de sentarme con alguien que quería ver si podía ayudarlo a recuperar su fe en el cristianismo; la cual había perdido hacía mucho tiempo. Mientras hablábamos, me sentí confundido acerca de lo que realmente estaba luchando por creer. Preguntas como la existencia de Dios,… Read more »

Influencia de los Padres en la Autoestima: Mírate como Dios te Mira

Sheri Bell, 23 June, 2021

Queridas amigas, en esta, la quinta publicación de blog de nuestra serie que explora nuestra verdadera identidad, vamos a ver un tema delicado: la influencia que la familia tiene en nuestra autoestima. Para bien o para mal, heredamos nuestra percepción inicial de nuestra identidad de quienes más deberían amarnos: nuestros… Read more »

Libro de Rut: 3 Lecciones para Nosotros

Sheri Bell, 22 June, 2021

Quizás esté familiarizado con el libro del Antiguo Testamento Rut, una historia de 4 capítulos llena de tragedias, bendiciones y el recordatorio de confiar en Dios. Noemí, una hebrea, junto con su esposo y dos hijos adultos, abandona su ciudad natal de Belén para escapar de una hambruna. La familia… Read more »

Sentimientos Molestos: Mírate a ti Misma como Dios te Mira

Sheri Bell, 21 June, 2021

Queridas amigas, en esta, la séptima publicación de blog de esta serie que explora nuestra verdadera identidad, quiero tocar un tema REALMENTE delicado: nuestros sentimientos. ¡Oh, cuántos problemas nos causan estas molestas criaturas! (ah y déjame decirte que los chicos también experimentan estos sentimientos… Josh dice que él como hombre… Read more »

Didn’t Jesus Chastise Thomas for Wanting Evidence?

Matthew Tingblad, 19 June, 2021

At Josh McDowell Ministry, we seek to help people understand why belief in Christianity is true, because it’s based on a real person, Jesus, and events surrounding Him 2000 years ago. But some people hold that idea that reason and evidence shouldn’t be required for Christian faith, based on their… Read more »

Un Modelo de Hombría Bíblica

Austin Fruits, 19 June, 2021

En este Día del Padre, estoy agradecido por el modelo espiritual a seguir que mi padre siempre ha sido para mí. Pastor principal de la Iglesia Rockpoint en Lake Elmo, Minnesota, comenzó a inculcarme, a una edad temprana, los cuatro rasgos de la hombría bíblica. Cuando alguien me pide que… Read more »

Influencias Sociales: Mírate a ti Misma como Dios te Mira

Sheri Bell, 14 June, 2021

Queridas amigas, la semana pasada en nuestra serie de exploración de nuestra verdadera identidad hablamos sobre cómo la visión de nuestros padres sobre nosotras afectó seriamente nuestro autorretrato a medida que creciamos. Esta semana, veremos tres influencias fuera del hogar que pueden haber amplificado los mensajes negativos que escuchamos en… Read more »

Necesidades insatisfechas: Mírate como Dios te Mira

Sheri Bell, 14 June, 2021

Amigas, en esta, la cuarta publicación de blog de nuestra serie que explora nuestra verdadera identidad, veremos las 10 necesidades emocionales esenciales que tratamos de satisfacer a diario: Atención, Aceptación, Aprecio, Apoyo, Aliento, Afecto, Respeto, Seguridad, Confort y Aprobación. ¿Cómo podríamos reaccionar ante la vida si nuestras necesidades emocionales no… Read more »

¿Qué Haría Jesús “WWJD”, Durante Estos Tiempos Difíciles?

Sheri Bell, 8 June, 2021

¿”WWJD” Qué Haría Jesús? Últimamente he escuchado a la gente decir, “2020 resultó ser un muy mal año.” De acuerdo. Y no en un solo rincón del mundo, sino globalmente. La gente está cansada, preocupada y asustada. Entonces, tal vez sea hora de volver a visitar un acrónimo que alcanzó… Read more »

Él Lo Sabe

Dave Bottorff, 4 June, 2021

Juan 6: Jesús alimenta a los 5,000 El milagro de Jesús alimentando a una multitud de más de 5,000 personas tiene muchas lecciones. Pero hay una en particular que resalta durante estos tiempos de coronavirus en los que vivimos. “Algún tiempo después de esto, Jesús cruzó a la otra orilla… Read more »

Special Father’s Day Message

Guest Blogger, 3 June, 2021

I remember when “Happy Father’s Day!” wasn’t so happy for me. I was three years old when my non-Christian parents got divorced, and my sister and I went to live with my mother. For the next six years, Happy Father’s Day wasn’t so happy. I’ve shared many times that my… Read more »

Vive en la luz: Mírate Como Dios te Mira

Sheri Bell, 24 May, 2021

Queridas amigas, en esta, la tercera publicación de blogs de nuestra serie que explora nuestra verdadera identidad, veremos si estás iluminando con la luz adecuada tu retrato, la imagen TUYA, que llevas en tu cabeza. Como ya hemos señalado, tu VERDADERA identidad proviene de una sola fuente: la que Dios… Read more »

¿Qué Sucede con las Personas que Mueren sin Escuchar el Evangelio?

JMM Team, 18 May, 2021

Efesios 2 nos dice que somos salvados por la gracia de Dios mediante la fe en Jesucristo. Cuando nos arrepentimos de nuestros pecados y aceptamos a Jesús como nuestro salvador, Él restaura nuestra relación rota con Dios, para que podamos vivir con Él para siempre. Pero, ¿qué pasa con las… Read more »

Identidad Equivocada: Mírate como Dios te Mira

Sheri Bell, 17 May, 2021

En este segundo blog publicado de nuestra series explorando nuestra verdadera identidad, veremos si estás caminando con una identidad equivocada. ¿Cómo es esto? Esto es lo que quiero decir: hay una buena posibilidad, especialmente si estás basando tu identidad personal y tu autoestima en los tres mitos de la cultura que… Read more »

The Apostle Paul’s Writings: Still Applicable?

Austin Fruits, 16 May, 2021

The Apostle Paul wrote a good bit of the New Testament, and much of the Christian lifestyle and church governance come from Paul’s teachings. Should you and I still listen to him? The Bible is, after all, pretty old.  Has the Bible become so outdated that we’re smarter to follow… Read more »

3 Razones por las que el Sufrimiento Sirve un Propósito

Sheri Bell, 15 May, 2021

El sufrimiento humano es posiblemente el problema más común y difícil que se ha planteado contra la bondad de Dios. ¿Por qué Dios permite que seamos lastimados y heridos? ¿No es malo sufrir? ¿No apunta esto a un Dios indiferente y distante? Veamos tres razones que sugieren que el sufrimiento… Read more »

Identidad Personal: Mírate Como Dios te Mira

Sheri Bell, 10 May, 2021

Queridas amigas, en esta, la primera publicación de blogs de nuestra nueva serie que explora nuestra verdadera identidad, tenemos que preguntarte: ¿Cómo te ves a tí misma? ¿Cómo te ve el mundo? ¿Cómo crees que te ve Dios? ¿Estás basando tu identidad personal en tu título laboral? ¿Tu estado civil?… Read more »

Cuando el Día de la Madre Duele

Sheri Bell, 9 May, 2021

Abraham Lincoln, nuestro decimosexto presidente, es citado diciendo: “Todo lo que soy o espero ser, se lo debo al ángel de  mi madre”. Bien, bien por él. ¡No, genial para él! Fue bendecido. Pero muchos de nosotros no podemos vincular su sentimiento a nuestras propias mamás. En este Día de… Read more »

Libremente Atrapada Mientras Esperaba

Chrissy Gordon, 13 April, 2021

“Porque el Señor escucha el clamor de los necesitados; no desprecia a su pueblo encarcelado ”. Psalm 69:33 (NTV)  Encarcelado. La palabra me llamó la atención mientras leía este versículo. Ahora que una gran parte del mundo está bajo restricciones de quedarse en casa debido a la pandemia, (estar atrapada en la… Read more »

Resurrección de Jesús: Código Crítico

JMM Team, 11 April, 2021

¿Su resurrección realmente importa? Por supuesto! Más que cachorros, chocolates y gloriosos atardeceres, o lo que sea que capture tu corazón y te detenga en seco. Si Jesús no resucitó, no tenemos fundamento para nuestra fe. Y si basamos con credibilidad nuestras vidas en un cuento de hadas, ¡por seguro… Read more »

COVID-19, el Mejor y el Peor de los Tiempos

Guest Blogger, 7 April, 2021

Mi hijo de diez años, Asher, se volvió hacia mí en respuesta a aquellos que están luchando por darle sentido al coronavirus: “… pero papá, ¡este mundo está roto!” Todos se ven afectados por la propagación del COVID-19, en particular los miembros más vulnerables de la sociedad, ¡es angustioso! Sin… Read more »

Resurrección de Jesús: ¿Engaño o Verdad?

JMM Team, 4 April, 2021

Porqué la resurrección es importante. Los cristianos creen que la resurrección es verdadera, y que los relatos históricos de la misma han proporcionado evidencia adecuada para certificarla como un evento real. ¿Por qué es tan importante la resurrección? Porque sin ella, nuestra fe no tiene base. El apóstol Pablo suspende… Read more »

Ganar Mental y Emocionalmente durante COVID-19

Ben Bennett, 30 March, 2021

Gran dificultad económica. Desconexión social. Pérdida de seres queridos. Incertidumbre. Perdida de trabajo. Xenofobia. Racismo. Falta de seguridad. Los efectos del COVID-19 son interminables y despiadados. Estos efectos no solo amenazan nuestra salud física sino también nuestra salud mental, social y espiritual. Amenazan nuestra capacidad de ganar mental y emocionalmente…. Read more »

Why God? He Accepts the Imposter

Austin Fruits, 29 March, 2021

Imposter Syndrome. I know it well. At the start of Covid, I attended a wedding and got exposed to a guest who unknowingly had the virus. I had to quarantine for two weeks. It felt like my world was crashing down, in part because I couldn’t spend time with my… Read more »

¿Por Qué Dios? El Acepta al Impostor

Austin Fruits, 29 March, 2021

Síndrome del impostor. Lo conozco bien. Al comienzo de Covid, asistí a una boda y me expuse a un invitado que sin saberlo tenía el virus. Tuve que ponerme en cuarentena durante dos semanas. Sentí que mi mundo se derrumbaba, en parte porque no podía pasar tiempo con mi prometida,… Read more »

Why God? Because He’s Trustworthy

Guest Blogger, 27 March, 2021

Throughout Scripture we are instructed to lean into the fact that God is trustworthy. We are to free our minds and hearts of worry. We are to give up control (as if we had any to begin with!). We are to entrust our lives to Him. The universe is a… Read more »

¿Por Qué Dios? Porque Él es Digno de Confianza

Guest Blogger, 27 March, 2021

A lo largo de las Escrituras se nos enseña a apoyarnos en el hecho de que Dios es digno de confianza. Debemos liberar nuestras mentes y corazones de preocupaciones. Debemos ceder el control (¡como si lo tuviéramos para empezar!). Debemos confiarle nuestras vidas. El universo es un lugar desordenado, lleno… Read more »

Totalmente Conocido en Relaciones Saludables

Austin Fruits, 23 March, 2021

Necesitamos autenticidad, dentro de relaciones saludables, para encontrar la libertad de convertirnos en las personas que Dios quiere que seamos. Hace unos años, Josh McDowell nos reunió al equipo de oradores del ministerio cuando nos sentó con su amigo, el Dr. Henry Cloud, un gigante en el mundo de la… Read more »

Una Investigación: ¿Jesús solo un Hombre?

JMM Team, 14 March, 2021

¿Jesús fue solo un hombre, o Dios? Sin duda, Jesucristo ha sido la figura dominante en la historia de la cultura occidental durante casi veinte siglos. ¡Habla sobre poder mantenerse! Igualmente constante: el debate sobre quién es Él. Casi todos los que han oído hablar de Jesús han desarrollado una… Read more »

Why Would God Ask Us to Fear Him?

Matthew Tingblad, 25 February, 2021

Several years ago I was invited to speak at a Christian event on a college campus. The team brought me in to talk about the fear of God to their students. I admired their willingness to cover a subject that is hardly discussed in the Church. But I have to… Read more »

¿Por Qué Dios nos Pedirá que le Temamos?

Matthew Tingblad, 25 February, 2021

Hace varios años me invitaron a hablar en un evento cristiano en un campus universitario. El equipo me invitó para hablar sobre el temor de Dios a sus estudiantes. Admiré su disposición a cubrir un tema que apenas se discute en la Iglesia. Pero tengo que admitir que sospecho que… Read more »

Mensaje de Josh: Los Adolescentes Necesitan Sentirse Amados

Josh McDowell, 23 February, 2021

Una pregunta para ti: ¿ Cuándo crees que los adolescentes necesitan sentirse más amados? ¿Cuándo descubres que están embarazados? ¿Cuándo te enteras de sus adicciones? ¿Cuándo te dicen que se están alejando del cristianismo? ¡Es seguro que los adolescentes necesitan sentirse amados en estos momentos de mucho estrés! Pero un nuevo… Read more »

Why God? He Hears Our Prayers

Sheri Bell, 17 February, 2021

Especially now, when life feels hard, we need to remind ourselves that God hears our prayers, and cares. Let’s look at prayer, and some truths about our response to God’s response to them. Why God? blog #hurthealedwhole For 50+ years, Josh McDowell Ministry has been leading seekers into a deeper… Read more »

¿Por Qué Dios? Él Escucha Nuestras Oraciones

Sheri Bell, 17 February, 2021

Especialmente ahora, cuando la vida se siente difícil, debemos recordarnos a nosotros mismos que Dios escucha nuestras oraciones y se preocupa. Veamos la oración y algunas verdades sobre nuestra respuesta a la respuesta de Dios a estas. ¿Por que Dios? blog #hurthealedwhole Durante más de 50 años, el Ministerio de… Read more »

Guardando su Primer Beso

Duane Zook, 14 February, 2021

Al pensar en el Día de San Valentín, me siento lleno de gratitud por las relaciones amorosas que disfruto con mi esposa y nuestros dos hijos adultos. Nuestro amor está profundamente arraigado en nuestra fe en el amor de Dios, así como en los años de comunicación abierta que hemos… Read more »

Bese con un Hola las Nuevas Relaciones

Ben Bennett, 13 February, 2021

Si has oído hablar del libro cristiano I Kissed Dating Goodbye, ” “Yo bese mis relaciones  adiós”, que se publicó hace varias décadas, es posible que te hayas reído del título de esta publicación de blog. La esencia de ese libro era esta idea: no salgas por ahí con cualquiera,… Read more »

Amar a-la Gente-Difícil-de Amar

Josh McDowell, 10 February, 2021

Amar a las personas difíciles de amar requiere la ayuda de Dios. ¡Pero nosotros podemos hacerlo! “Se supone que es difícil. Si no fuera difícil, todos lo harían. Lo difícil es lo que lo hace grandioso “. ~Jimmy Dugan Bridging the Gap blog #hurthealedwhole Durante más de 50 años, el… Read more »

Why God? For the Gift of Living Broken

Sheri Bell, 6 February, 2021

There’s a suggestion on the table that God wants us broken. If the word “broken” scares you, you’re not alone. Society has taught us to perceive the word negatively. Broken plates … broken appliances … broken down cars … the homeless … the incarcerated … those with destructive addictions. Society… Read more »

¿Por Qué Dios? Por el Regalo de Vivir Rotos

Sheri Bell, 6 February, 2021

Hay una sugerencia sobre la mesa: de que Dios nos quiere rotos. Si la palabra “roto” te asusta, no estás solo. La sociedad nos ha enseñado a percibir la palabra negativamente. Platos rotos … electrodomésticos rotos … coches averiados … personas sin hogar … encarcelados … aquellos con adicciones destructivas…. Read more »

¡Bienvenidos a Hacia la Plenitud!

Chrissy Gordon, 4 February, 2021

Amigos, bienvenidos al 2021 ¡Nos alegra que estés aquí! Estamos listos para lanzar nuestra serie de blogs semanales para el nuevo año, que hemos titulado Hacia la Plenitud. Estamos hablando de la brecha entre nuestro paso del dolor a la integridad, a través del poder de la sanidad de Cristo… Read more »

¿Por Qué Dios Nos Manda a Alabarlo?

Matthew Tingblad, 29 January, 2021

La gente suele decir que el mandamiento más frecuente en la Biblia es el de no temas. Aunque nunca los he contado, sospecho que esto es incorrecto. Me parece que un mandamiento más frecuente es alaba o adora a Dios. A lo largo de la Biblia se nos invita a… Read more »

Mensaje de Josh: Crisis de Salud Mental de los Millenials

Josh McDowell, 26 January, 2021

¡Alerta de Salud Mental! Esto podría sorprenderte: las investigaciones muestran que los millennials, los nacidos aproximadamente entre 1981 y 1996, tienen más probabilidades de morir prematuramente por suicidio y sobredosis de drogas que las generaciones anteriores. ¡¿Por qué?! Es porque se sienten muy estresados ​​y muy ansiosos. Recuerda: crecieron con… Read more »

¿Por Qué Dios? Año Nuevo, Hábitos Nuevos

Sheri Bell, 22 January, 2021

Cuando hacemos una pausa para pensar en ello, nuestra vida diaria es solo una serie de hábitos. Algunos hábitos son conscientes e intencionales, otros simplemente parecen suceder. Un ejemplo perfecto sería: cuando entramos a Facebook “solo por un minuto” y nos damos cuenta, que con el clic de comienzo, que… Read more »

Mensaje de Josh: “¿Dónde Está mi Teléfono?”

Josh McDowell, 19 January, 2021

Un hecho seriamente alarmante: casi el 90 por ciento de los estudiantes universitarios actuales sufren de nomofobia , el miedo a no tener su teléfono celular inteligente. ¡90 por ciento! Eso es 9 de cada 10 estudiantes.  Esta adicción a su teléfono tiene enormes consecuencias: está afectando sus horas de… Read more »

¿Por Qué Dios? ¡Él nos Prepara para Actuar!

Sheri Bell, 8 January, 2021

“¿Por Qué Dios?” ¡Bienvenidos a nuestra nueva serie de blogs donde nos sumergimos y respondemos esta pregunta! En esta primera publicación, se nos recuerda que debemos confiar en Su poder, no en el nuestro, para actuar juntos. En su libro El discípulo imperfecto, Jared C.Wilson escribe que incluso ahora, casi… Read more »

Why God? He Gets Our Act Together

Sheri Bell, 8 January, 2021

“Why God?” Welcome to our new blog series where we dive in and answer that question! In this first post, we are reminded to rely on His power, not ours, to get our act together. In his book The Imperfect Disciple, Jared C. Wilson writes that even now, nearly 40… Read more »

Mensaje de Josh: Razones por las que la Gente Dejó de Creer en Dios

Josh McDowell, 5 January, 2021

Bienvenidos! Espero que el año nuevo les haya traído esperanza y aliento renovado en nuestro Salvador. Hace unas semanas envié un correo electrónico sobre mi preocupación por el estado de estabilidad familiar. Mientras continúo estudiando la condición de nuestros jóvenes, encontré un artículo (a continuación) sobre por qué la gente… Read more »

¿Prueba la Historia de Manera Confiable los Evangelios de la Biblia?

JMM Team, 3 January, 2021

La Verdad. La Confiabilidad Histórica Confirma los Evangelios. La confiabilidad histórica de la Biblia se puede probar con los mismos criterios con los que se prueban todos los documentos históricos. La fe cristiana, después de todo, está ligada a eventos históricos específicos que pueden confirmarse a través de múltiples fuentes. No… Read more »

“¿Por Qué Dios?” ¡Buena Pregunta!

Chrissy Gordon, 1 January, 2021

    ¡Feliz Nuevo Año!  Por la paz, la buena voluntad y la alegría del 2021 Al mirar hacia el 2021, ¿cómo te gustaría que fuera? Incluso si nuestras circunstancias no cambian, podemos estar seguros de que Dios estará con nosotros, de manera constante y consciente. Pero, ¿y si no conocemos a… Read more »

¿Quién Decidió qué Incluir en la Biblia?

JMM Team, 27 December, 2020

Did God or Man Chose the Contents of the Bible? En nuestras últimas dos publicaciones de esta serie, hablamos sobre 1) aspectos de la Biblia que la hacen única entre la literatura mundial, y 2) los materiales físicos utilizados por los antiguos escribas para producir copias de las Escrituras. Ahora… Read more »

Materiales que los Escribas Usaron para Escribir la Biblia

JMM Team, 20 December, 2020

¿Cómo registraron los escribas las escrituras antiguas? Antes de la invención de la imprenta, la única manera de duplicar un manuscrito era pasar horas (¿semanas? ¿meses? ¿años?) copiándolo laboriosamente a mano. Nota: ¡Le tomó a un escriba moderno cuatro años, escribiendo hasta 14 horas al día con marcadores de punta… Read more »

Las Malas y las Buenas Noticias sobre la Navidad

Guest Blogger, 20 December, 2020

¡En esta navidad, hay buenas y malas noticias! Cualquier Navidad que gire en torno a Santa se reduce a esto: ¿estás en la lista buena o estás en la lista de los traviesos? Si has sido bueno, califica para la buena lista, ¡y obtendrás la recompensa! Si has sido malo,… Read more »

Una investigación: ¿Qué hace que la Biblia sea Única?

Sheri Bell, 13 December, 2020

Las características únicas de la Biblia hablan de su poder de permanencia. ¿Ya la leíste? En esta publicación de blog, veremos el origen y la naturaleza única de la Biblia, el profundo impacto que ha tenido en la civilización occidental y su función en gran parte del progreso de la… Read more »

¿Están el Cristianismo y la Ciencia en Guerra?

JMM Team, 6 December, 2020

Supongo que Dios está totalmente de acuerdo con la ciencia. Cada vez que veo una asombrosa puesta de sol, o la actividad del flujo y reflujo en una playa, o el nacimiento de una nueva vida, estoy completamente convencido de que Dios, el Creador, existe. Porque cada una de estas imágenes… Read more »

Jesús Murió por Mí … Entonces, ¿Por qué aún me Siento Culpable?

Matthew Tingblad, 5 December, 2020

Recuerdo años atrás cuando sintonicé un mensaje de un orador cristiano que abordaba la culpa … Le hizo a la audiencia una pregunta simple: “¿Cuántos de ustedes tienen problemas para lidiar con su pasado?” Hubo una pausa. Él continuó. “¿Saben por qué? Es porque ustedes no creen que ya se… Read more »

3 Argumentos que Usan los Críticos para Juzgar el Cristianismo

JMM Team, 29 November, 2020

Los cristianos, dicen los críticos, son principalmente hipócritas, intolerantes y juzgadores. Eso debería molestar a los seguidores de Cristo. Como Pablo aclara en su carta a los Corintios, el cristianismo es una religión histórica ligada a la vida, las enseñanzas, la muerte y la resurrección de Jesús. Estas afirmaciones son… Read more »

How to Love Like Jesus

Guest Blogger, 26 November, 2020

With everyone, whether stranger, friend, or acquaintance, take the opportunity to share the love of Christ.

Mensaje de Josh: ¿En Qué Están Pensando los Jóvenes?

Josh McDowell, 24 November, 2020

La siguiente lista de temas importantes puede ayudarte en tu ministerio con los jóvenes. Como me gusta decir, “un problema bien definido está medio resuelto”. El internet ha creado una comunidad global de jóvenes que piensan muy similar. Estas respuestas de los jóvenes dan una percepción de sus sentimientos, emociones… Read more »

Changed By Our Worship

Guest Blogger, 23 November, 2020

Often, we sacrifice doctrinal integrity for an emotional experience. I want to be clear: worship should stir feelings within us, but the feeling is not primarily what we’re after. We’re after God. God is the goal.

5 Razones Apologistas Obtienen una Mala Reputación

JMM Team, 22 November, 2020

¡Nadie aprecia a los apologistas insensibles! La semana pasada comenzamos nuestra nueva serie de blogs sobre apologética, que definimos como la defensa del cristianismo (no nuestra disculpa por creer en Cristo). Como también dijimos la semana pasada, los cristianos deben compartir con humildad y amabilidad la evidencia histórica de la… Read more »

Viviendo Libre de Adicciones

Austin Fruits, 22 November, 2020

En medio de la adicción, nuestra esperanza de libertad puede verse nublada por una pérdida de control, depresión y aislamiento. Por experiencia personal, la luz al final del túnel se vuelve cada vez más tenue a medida que aumenta el fracaso y la vergüenza. Mientras estaba atrapado en mi adicción… Read more »

Mensaje de Josh: Crisis Juvenil Internacional

Josh McDowell, 17 November, 2020

Hay una crisis internacional…el suicidio juvenil. Según nuevos datos psicológicos recopilados por los Centros para el Control y la Prevención de Enfermedades (CDC) de EE. UU., Muestran que: “La idea de suicidio ha aumentado entre los jóvenes desde el año pasado, y 1 de cada 4 personas entre 18 y… Read more »

Apologética: ¿Disculparnos por Creer en Dios?

JMM Team, 15 November, 2020

Nuestra Directriz: “Ten una respuesta lista para lo que crees”. Al contrario de lo que piensa el mundo, Jesús no les pidió a sus seguidores que creyeran con una fe “ciega”. Porque Él no necesitaba hacerlo. No era un timador, un mago o un estafador. Él era Dios. Dijo la… Read more »

Unplug. Take a Walk With God

Guest Blogger, 12 November, 2020

WHEN WAS THE LAST TIME YOU DISCONNECTED FROM THE NOISE OF THIS WORLD, AND TOOK A LONG WALK WITH THE LORD?

Mensaje de Josh: Los Jóvenes Abandonan la Iglesia

Josh McDowell, 10 November, 2020

El siguiente reporte proyecta que 35 millones de jóvenes dejarán el cristianismo para el 2050: Se proyecta que 35 millones de jóvenes criados en familias cristianas se separarán del cristianismo para el año 2050. El cristianismo en Estados Unidos representará sólo el 59% de la población en 2050, en comparación… Read more »

Hearing God’s Voice Like Waves

Guest Blogger, 6 November, 2020

Today, be encouraged that God is speaking. He desires for His children to hear His voice.

Heridas, Vergüenza y Aislamiento: Mi Historia

JMM Team, 4 November, 2020

Durante dos años viajé con Josh McDowell, ayudando a llamar la atención de la gente al hecho de que la pornografía se ha convertido en una epidemia en Estados Unidos, a pesar de que pocos parecen reconocer el problema. Pero sé de primera mano la devastación que causa y lo… Read more »

Mensaje de Josh: Soluciones a la Soledad

Josh McDowell, 3 November, 2020

A continuación te muestro un listado de soluciones que pueden ayudarte. Hay más recursos en nuestro sitio web, josh.org/loneliness/ (Página en inglés). Espero que esto sea un impulso para ti. Hasta que todo el mundo escuche sobre Jesús, Josh D. McDowell     SOLUCIONES A LA SOLEDAD “Busca viejos amigos…. Read more »

Declare His Name Today!

Guest Blogger, 3 November, 2020

It is 37 degrees, but a carafe of hot black coffee, flannel PJs, a snoozing pup on my lap, and a couple of blankets make for a snuggly-sweet chance to see the moon sink behind the mountains. A rare treat, as the morning will not be this dark with a… Read more »

¡Declara su Nombre Hoy!

Guest Blogger, 3 November, 2020

Aunque a 37 grados, pero con una jarra caliente de café negro, una pijama de franela, un cachorro durmiendo en mi regazo y un par de mantas brindan una oportunidad agradable y dulce de ver la luna esconderse detrás de las montañas. Un placer raro, ya que la mañana no… Read more »

Para Vivir Bien, Brilla la Luz en las Escrituras

Sheryl McLellan, 29 October, 2020

¡Bienvenidos! Y gracias por acompañarnos en esta, nuestra más reciente publicación en esta serie de blogs de un año que hemos llamado “Juntos en una Aventura”. En esta publicación, veremos cómo podemos arrojar luz sobre las Escrituras para contrarrestar las afirmaciones de que las Buenas Nuevas son “viejas noticias” y… Read more »

Mensaje de Josh: Distanciamiento Social y Soledad

Josh McDowell, 27 October, 2020

La epidemia de soledad está empeorando debido a la pandemia de COVID-19. Si bien es importante el distanciamiento social para mantenerte a salvo del contagio, definitivamente agrava el problema. Este es un artículo informativo que explicará el problema con mayor detalle. Hasta que todo el mundo escuche sobre Jesús, Josh… Read more »

La Verdad Desnuda: Hablando de Sexo

Sheryl McLellan, 22 October, 2020

¡Bienvenidos! Y gracias por acompañarnos en esta, nuestra más reciente publicación en la serie de blogs de un año que hemos llamado “Juntos en una Aventura”. En esta publicación nos sumergimos aún más en como hablar sobre sexo con nuestros hijos. Específicamente, el hermoso diseño de Dios para ello. “Amor… Read more »

Habla Claro con tus Hijos sobre el Sexo

Sheryl McLellan, 15 October, 2020

¡Bienvenidos! Y gracias por acompañarnos en esta, nuestra más reciente  publicación en nuestra serie de blogs de un año que hemos llamado “Juntos en una Aventura”. En esta publicación nos sumergiremos en un tema que incomoda a muchos padres: hablar sobre sexo. La realidad es: si no les enseñamos a… Read more »

Mensaje de Josh: Soledad en el Aislamiento

Josh McDowell, 13 October, 2020

La epidemia de soledad no fue causada por el confinamiento del COVID-19… pero la intensificó e incrementó. Hasta que el mundo entero escuche acerca de Jesús, Josh D. McDowell PD: Los mensajes futuros presentarán soluciones para la soledad.   Cuatro de cada diez personas pasan días sin hablar con nadie…. Read more »

Josh McDowell: Mis 3 Pilares en que Enfoco la Apologética

Josh McDowell, 8 October, 2020

¡Bienvenidos! Y gracias por acompañarnos en este, nuestra más reciente publicación en esta serie de blogs de un año que hemos llamado “Juntos en una Aventura”. En esta publicación, Josh explica su enfoque de 3 pilares de la apologética. JOSH VIDEO Mucha gente me pregunta: “Josh, si eres un  apologista,… Read more »

Mensaje de Josh: Adicción al Internet

Josh McDowell, 6 October, 2020

Este mensaje es acerca de los efectos físicos de la adicción al internet y lo que sucede con el cerebro de una persona. Deseo que encuentres útil esta información. Hasta que todo el mundo escuche sobre Jesús, Josh D. McDowell PD: Sígueme en Instagram. (Página en inglés)   Sabías que… Read more »

Mensaje de Josh: Bienvenidos

Josh McDowell, 2 October, 2020

Bienvenido a mi nota semanal, “¡Mensaje de Josh!” Confiando en que estos mensajes los encuentren saludables y seguros. Durante el próximo año, me gustaría compartir mensajes edificantes semanalmente. Durante cuatro meses he estado reflexionando acerca de nuestro país, las protestas, la situación espiritual y muchos pensamientos sobre la verdad y… Read more »

4 Consejos de Josh para Resolver Conflictos

Sheri Bell, 25 September, 2020

¡Bienvenidos! Y gracias por acompañarnos en esta, nuestra última publicación en la serie de blogs de un año que hemos llamamos “Juntos en una Aventura”. En esta publicación, Josh McDowell nos ofrece cuatro consejos para evaluar la fuente de conflicto en nuestras vidas. ¿Cuántos hemos creado? Photo by Helena Lopes… Read more »

Padres: 7 Consejos para una Gran Crianza de los Hijos

Sheri Bell, 18 September, 2020

¡Bienvenidos! Y gracias por acompañarnos en esta, nuestra última publicación en nuestra serie de blogs de un año que hemos llamamos “Juntos en una Aventura”. En esta publicación, Josh comparte 7 consejos (sus “7 A”) para ayudar a los padres a desarrollar excelentes relaciones con sus hijos. La buena crianza… Read more »

Amor es…

JMM Team, 11 September, 2020

¡Bienvenidos! Y gracias por acompañarnos en esta, nuestra más reciente publicación en la serie de blogs de un año que hemos llamado “Juntos en una Aventura”. En esta publicación vamos a tratar de definir la palabra “amor”. ¿Crees que podamos hacerlo? En el idioma inglés la palabra amor es utilizada… Read more »

Inspiración: Tomás el Incrédulo

JMM Team, 10 September, 2020

Inspiración #hurthealedwhole Por más de 50 años, el ministerio de Josh McDowell ha estado dirigiendo a los indagadores a un conocimiento más profundo de la verdad y el poder de Dios. Nosotros le ofrecemos nuestro conocimiento y la  investigación acumulada para ayudarlo a encontrar la verdad y el aliento y… Read more »

Mensaje Especial de Josh para los Abuelos!

Josh McDowell, 4 September, 2020

  Click to watch video Abuelos, ¡su papel es súper especial! ¡Dios les ha dado a USTEDES el privilegio único de tener un impacto profundo y duradero en sus nietos! JOSH: La gente me pregunta: “¿Por qué haces hincapié en los abuelos?” Bueno, a lo largo de los años he… Read more »

Inspiration: See Yourself as Loved by God

Sheri Bell, 20 August, 2020

Inspiration #hurthealedwhole For 50+ years, Josh McDowell Ministry has been leading seekers into a deeper knowledge of God’s truth and power. We offer you our accumulated knowledge and research to help you find truth and encouragement to live a healthy and whole life in Christ. God Says YOU’RE Fully Loved…. Read more »

Inspiración: Mírate a ti mismo como amado por Dios

Sheri Bell, 20 August, 2020

Inspiration #hurthealedwhole Durante más de 50 años, el Ministerio de Josh McDowell ha llevado a los indagadores a un conocimiento más profundo de la verdad y el poder de Dios. Le ofrecemos nuestros conocimientos acumulados de investigación para ayudarlo a encontrar la verdad y el aliento para vivir una vida… Read more »

Fallamos ante la Tolerancia Cultural

Sheri Bell, 14 August, 2020

¡Bienvenidos Amigos! Y gracias por acompañarnos en esta última publicación de nuestra nueva serie de blogs de un año que hemos llamado “Juntos en una Aventura”. En esta publicación, veamos la palabra “tolerancia” y si la sociedad empuja el significado deseado. La tolerancia, tradicionalmente, se define como reconocer respetuosamente las… Read more »

Mostrar a Cristo Relevante para Nuestra Cultura

Sheri Bell, 6 August, 2020

¡Bienvenidos! Y gracias por acompañarnos en, nuestra más reciente publicación en nuestra nueva serie de blogs de un año que hemos llamamos “Juntos en una Aventura”. En esta publicación, Josh comparte nueve formas en las que cree que los cristianos pueden mostrar a Cristo relevante para los no creyentes en… Read more »

Elegir los Límites de Dios porque Confiamos en Él

Sheri Bell, 25 July, 2020

¡Bienvenidos! Y gracias por acompañarnos en esta, nuestra más reciente publicación de serie de blogs de un año que hemos llamado “Juntos en una Aventura”. Hablemos de los límites, que necesitamos para tomar decisiones buenas y éticas. ¿En qué debemos basar los límites que establecemos en nuestra vida? Como mencionamos… Read more »

¿Qué es el Gozo del Señor? ¿Lo Podemos Tener?

Sheri Bell, 17 July, 2020

“El gozo del Señor es mi fortaleza”. Si escucho que un cristiano ocasionalmente usa esta expresión, siempre lo noto, ya que no es una declaración que se dice a menudo. Ciertamente, ni cerca de la frecuencia con que decimos, “¡Dios es bueno!” o “Jesús nos ama”. Creo que esto se… Read more »

Porqué Necesitamos Confiar en la Bondad de Dios

Sheri Bell, 16 July, 2020

¡Bienvenidos! Y gracias por acompañarnos en esta, nuestra última publicación en nuestra nueva serie de blogs de un año de duración que hemos llamado  “Juntos en una Aventura”. En esta publicación, vamos a discutir por qué es fundamental que confiemos en la bondad de Dios. No sé tu, pero yo… Read more »

Walking By Faith

Guest Blogger, 15 July, 2020

When a child is born, he is not expected to be able to walk until he is about a year old. But if he is not walking by the time he is around 2 years old, it’s clear that something is wrong. Learning to walk is a major turning point… Read more »

Caminando por Fe

Guest Blogger, 15 July, 2020

Cuando nace un niño, no se espera que pueda caminar hasta que tenga aproximadamente un año de edad. Pero si no está caminando para cuando tenga alrededor de 2 años, está claro que algo está mal. Aprender a caminar es un punto de inflexión en la vida del niño, ya… Read more »

¿Podemos Reconocer Absolutamente lo Bueno de lo Malo?

Sheri Bell, 11 July, 2020

¡Bienvenidos! Y gracias por acompañarnos en esta, nuestra más reciente publicación en esta serie de blogs de un año que hemos llamado “Juntos en una Aventura”. En esta publicación nos hacemos una ENORME pregunta que muchos creen imposible de responder: “¿Podemos reconocer absolutamente lo bueno de lo malo?” Vayamos al… Read more »

World Got You Down? 5 Daily Habits That Help

Sheri Bell, 29 June, 2020

COVID-19. Racism. Violence. Political posturing. Selfishness. Hate. Just some of the negativity in our world right now. Yuck. As God’s people, we need to do better. Let’s try these five daily habits to better love God and others. Inspiration #hurthealedwhole Our ability to patiently listen to others? Habit. Our willingness… Read more »

¿El Mundo te tiene Deprimido? 5 Hábitos Diarios que Ayudan

Sheri Bell, 29 June, 2020

COVID-19. Racismo. Violencia. Postura política. Egoísmo. Odio. Solo algo de la negatividad en nuestro mundo en este momento. Que disgusto! Como pueblo de Dios, necesitamos hacerlo mejor. Probemos estos cinco hábitos (Página en inglés) diarios para amar mejor a Dios y a los demás. Inspiration #hurthealedwhole ¿Nuestra capacidad de escuchar pacientemente… Read more »

Conexiones: Construir y Mejorar las Relaciones

Ashley Reed, 27 June, 2020

¡Bienvenidos! Y gracias por acompañarnos en este, nuestro más reciente publicación en nuestra nueva serie de blogs de un año que llamamos “Juntos en una Aventura”. En esta publicación hablaremos de nuestra enorme necesidad de conexiones reales y profundas. Cuando era niña, tuve el raro privilegio de crecer al lado… Read more »

Book of Ruth: 3 Lessons For Us

Sheri Bell, 22 June, 2020

Perhaps you are familiar with the Old Testament book of Ruth, a 4-chapter story layered with tragedy, blessings, and the reminder to trust God. Naomi, a Hebrew, along with her husband and two grown sons, forsakes her hometown of Bethlehem to escape a famine. The family settles into nearby Moab… Read more »

Padres: 5 Ilusiones que Perjudican la Relación con sus Hijos

Sheri Bell, 19 June, 2020

¡Bienvenidos! Y gracias por acompañarnos en esta, nuestra más reciente publicación de nuestra serie de blogs de un año que hemos llamado “Juntos en una Aventura”. Aquí Josh McDowell comparte cinco delirios de crianza que sabotean a los padres para tener una relación cercana con sus hijos √ Una conclusión… Read more »

Inspiration: Default to Worship

JMM Team, 17 June, 2020

Inspiration #hurthealedwhole For 50+ years, Josh McDowell Ministry has been leading seekers into a deeper knowledge of God’s truth and power. We offer you our accumulated knowledge and research to help you find truth and encouragement to live a healthy and whole life in Christ. Worship: David’s Example to Us… Read more »

Inspiración: Regresar a la Adoración

JMM Team, 17 June, 2020

Inspiración #hurthealedwhole Por más de 50 años, el ministerio de Josh McDowell ha estado dirigiendo a los indagadores a un conocimiento más profundo de la verdad y el poder de Dios. Nosotros le ofrecemos nuestro conocimiento y la  investigación (Página en inglés), acumulada para ayudarlo a encontrar la verdad y… Read more »

Como Pedro, ¡Sal del Barco!

Sheri Bell, 15 June, 2020

La historia bíblica de Simón Pedro caminando momentáneamente sobre el mar de Galilea es una de mis favoritas. Es emocionante considerar lo que podemos hacer, cuando Jesús nos invita. Muchos cristianos, sin embargo, ven esta historia como una falla más por parte de este impetuoso discípulo. Pero es importante recordar… Read more »

Mensaje Especial de Josh para los Padres

Josh McDowell, 13 June, 2020

  Click to watch video Feliz día del padre! ¿Sabe que en las últimas investigaciones, digamos en los últimos 10 a 15 años, han revertido 300 años de raciocinio? Solíamos decir que las madres eran las cuidadoras más críticas cuando los niños crecían. Pero los investigadores ahora dicen que los… Read more »

Fruit Bearing: A Backyard Parable

Guest Blogger, 12 June, 2020

In our Christian walk, we need to examine whether our primary objective is to produce fruit — or just look good. The even harder question, “Are we willing for the Lord to prune our lives as He sees fit?” In 1986 I was conducting a home Bible study in Bedford,… Read more »

Frutales: una Parábola en el Patio

Guest Blogger, 12 June, 2020

En nuestro caminar cristiano, debemos examinar si nuestro objetivo principal es producir fruta o simplemente lucir bien. Una pregunta aún más difícil, “¿Estamos dispuestos a que el Señor pode nuestras vidas como Él lo crea conveniente?” En 1986 estaba dirigiendo en casa un estudio bíblico en Bedford, Texas. Durante nuestro… Read more »

Inspiration: Doubting Thomas

JMM Team, 10 June, 2020

Inspiration #hurthealedwhole For 50+ years, Josh McDowell Ministry has been leading seekers into a deeper knowledge of God’s truth and power. We offer you our accumulated knowledge and research to help you find truth and encouragement to live a healthy and whole life in Christ. What Doubting Thomas Teaches Us… Read more »

Inspiración: Conexión Creativa durante el Aislamiento

JMM Team, 5 June, 2020

Inspiración #hurthealedwhole Durante más de 50 años, el ministerio Josh McDowell ha llevado a los buscadores a un conocimiento más profundo de la verdad y el poder de Dios. Le ofrecemos nuestro conocimiento e investigación (Página en inglés) acumulados para ayudarlo a encontrar la verdad y el aliento para vivir una… Read more »

Inspiration: Creatively Connect During Isolation

JMM Team, 5 June, 2020

Inspiration #hurthealedwhole For 50+ years, Josh McDowell Ministry has been leading seekers into a deeper knowledge of God’s truth and power. We offer you our accumulated knowledge and research to help you find truth and encouragement to live a healthy and whole life in Christ. God is Always Accessible to… Read more »

He Knows

Dave Bottorff, 4 June, 2020

John 6: The Feeding of 5,000 The miracle of Jesus feeding a crowd of more than 5,000 people has many lessons. But one currently stands out for me during these coronavirus times in which we live. “Some time after this, Jesus crossed to the far shore of the Sea of… Read more »

Does the Bible Disempower Women? (Part 2)

Matthew Tingblad, 3 June, 2020

In my previous post I addressed the concern that the presence of women in the Bible is underrepresented. My conclusion was that the Bible tells of God’s interaction in history, and that this history took place within a male-dominated culture. I also pointed to many passages in the Bible that elevate… Read more »

Mensaje Especial acerca de los Padres

Guest Blogger, 3 June, 2020

Yo recuerdo cuando “¡Feliz Día del Padre!” No fue tan feliz para mí. Tenía tres años cuando mis padres, no cristianos, se divorciaron y mi hermana y yo nos fuimos a vivir con mi madre. Durante los siguientes seis años, el feliz Día del Padre no fue tan feliz. ¡He… Read more »

Reconsiderar la Responsabilidad: un Enfoque Proactivo y Curativo Parte 1

Ben Bennett, 28 May, 2020

¿Haz tu experimentado, como yo, una responsabilidad reactiva y poco saludable en tu vida? ¿Te has encontrado ocultando tus conflictos, o solo compartiendo tus elecciones poco saludables después de volver a ellas? ¿Te hicieron otros sentir avergonzado después de que finalmente reuniste el coraje para confesar tu historia? En esta… Read more »

Reconsiderar la Responsabilidad: un Enfoque Proactivo y Curativo Parte 2

Ben Bennett, 28 May, 2020

Vivimos en un mundo lleno de estrés, dolor y cosas que no estaban destinadas a ser. Independientemente de nuestros conflictos particulares, todos desarrollamos formas de lidiar con el estrés y el dolor en nuestra vida, a menudo a través de elecciones poco saludables. Como compartí en mi última publicación de… Read more »

Inspiración: Confía en Dios en tu Espera

JMM Team, 26 May, 2020

Inspiración #hurthealedwhole Por más de 50 años, el ministerio de Josh McDowell ha estado dirigiendo a los indagadores a un conocimiento más profundo de la verdad y el poder de Dios. Nosotros le ofrecemos nuestro conocimiento y la  investigación (Página en inglés) acumulada para ayudarlo a encontrar la verdad y el… Read more »

Inspiration: Trust God in Your Waiting

JMM Team, 26 May, 2020

Inspiration #hurthealedwhole For 50+ years, Josh McDowell Ministry has been leading seekers into a deeper knowledge of God’s truth and power. We offer you our accumulated knowledge and research to help you find truth and encouragement to live a healthy and whole life in Christ. Set Your Mind on God’s… Read more »

What Happens to People Who Die Without Hearing the Gospel?

JMM Team, 18 May, 2020

Ephesians 2 tells us that we are saved by grace through faith in Jesus Christ. When we repent of our sin and accept Jesus as our savior, He restores our broken relationship with God, that we might live with Him forever. But what about people who die without hearing about… Read more »

Encuentra Confianza en Ser Auténtica

Sheri Bell, 16 May, 2020

¡Bienvenidos! Y gracias por acompañarnos en este, nuestro mas reciente post en la serie de blogs de un año que hemos llamado “Juntos en una Aventura”. En este post, hablaremos de cómo debemos aprender a aceptar y apreciar cada parte peculiar de nosotros mismos, para reflejar verdaderamente el amor de… Read more »

3 Reasons Suffering Serves a Purpose

Sheri Bell, 15 May, 2020

Human suffering is arguably the most common and difficult problem raised against the goodness of God. Why does God allow us to be hurt and wounded? Isn’t suffering a bad thing? Doesn’t it point to an uncaring and distant God? Let’s look at three reasons that suggest that suffering may… Read more »

Imagen Personal: Mírate como Dios te Mira

Jennifer Davis, 13 May, 2020

  ¡Bienvenidos a otra publicación en nuestra nueva serie de blogs de un año, “Juntos en una Aventura”, donde respondemos preguntas sobre Dios, las relaciones y la vida! ¡Hola amigos! Nosotras somos: Jennifer Davis y Anne Clark. Por tener la oportunidad de trabajar con Josh McDowell, hemos aprendido lo importante… Read more »

If God Loves Us, Why Do We Face Persecution?

Matthew Tingblad, 11 May, 2020

Religious persecution is alive and well in our world. While we see this happening against numerous religions, perhaps the most persecuted group are Christians. Countless believers have been tortured and killed for confessing Jesus as Lord. Even in the Western world where we have the Constitutional right to freedom of… Read more »

Mensaje Especial de Josh en el Día de la Madre

Josh McDowell, 10 May, 2020

  Click to watch video | Transcript Mamás, mereces honor y afirmación todos los días, ¡no solo un día del año! ¡Feliz Día de la Madre, los 365 días del año “Hola, querida mamá!” ¿Sabes lo que me parece interesante? En todos mis años de ver deportes, cada vez que… Read more »

When Mother’s Day Hurts

Sheri Bell, 8 May, 2020

Abraham Lincoln, our 16th president, is quoted as saying, “All that I am or ever hope to be, I owe to my angel mother.” Well, good for him. No, great for him! He was blessed. But many of us can’t tie his sentiment to our own moms. On this Mother’s… Read more »

How Do We Count the Number of Fulfilled Biblical Prophecy?

Matthew Tingblad, 6 May, 2020

How many biblical prophecies have been fulfilled? Do we have an exact count? In this post Matt Tingblad gives a brief overview of the two types of prophecies, answering the question of whether the Bible continues to prove itself reliable. Read on! Prophecy: Several Factors to Consider Calculating the number… Read more »

Who Recorded Events in the Bible?

Matthew Tingblad, 6 May, 2020

When significant events happen in our world today, witnesses record the stories through writing and video. This raises questions about how the Bible was recorded. Take these three events, for example: How was Moses able to write about creation, Adam and Eve, Abraham, Isaac, etc. when he was not there?… Read more »

Dios: Nuestro Padre Relevante

Matthew Tingblad, 6 May, 2020

¡Bienvenidos! Y gracias por acompañarnos en esta, nuestra más reciente publicación en nuestra serie de blogs de un año, que hemos llamamos “Juntos en una Aventura”.  La presencia de un padre importa Muchas personas estarían de acuerdo en que Will Smith hizo su carrera a través de su gran actuación… Read more »

Is Apologetics Biblical?

Matthew Tingblad, 29 April, 2020

What is “Christian apologetics”? It’s the activity of providing a rational basis for belief in the Christian faith.When we seek to demonstrate that God exists, that the resurrection of Jesus actually happened, or that the Bible is historically reliable, we are doing the work of Christian apologetics. Is Christian apologetics… Read more »

Imagen Personal: Cinco Pasos para Superar la Vergüenza

Ben Bennett, 26 April, 2020

Como mencioné en mi publicación anterior, nuestra vergüenza y nuestra imagen personal juegan un factor importante en los pensamientos y acciones poco saludables con los que luchamos a diario. Muchos de nosotros no nos vemos  todavía a nosotros mismos como Dios nos ve, porque estamos atrapados en vernos como el… Read more »

Romanos 8: Un Capítulo de Certeza

Sheri Bell, 24 April, 2020

¿Qué Escritura te esta dando seguridad en este momento? En mi caso, sigo volviendo al libro de Romanos del Nuevo Testamento, específicamente al Capítulo 8.  Estos 39 versículos de la Biblia están llenos de las promesas de Dios de cuidado y provisión. ¡Veamos algunos de ellos! Por más de 50… Read more »

7 Maneras de Asistir a otros Desde la Distancia

JMM Team, 23 April, 2020

Podríamos pensar que nada bueno puede salir de tener que estar distanciados socialmente de los demás. Pero aquí está la verdad: si bien el mandato de quedarse en casa está interfiriendo significativamente con nuestro contacto en persona, nos está dando nuevas oportunidades para ayudar a otros. Las relaciones saludables son… Read more »

Tu identidad: ¿Eres un “Pecador sin Valor”?

Ben Bennett, 22 April, 2020

 Durante la mayor parte de mi vida creí que era un pecador sin valor, sólo tolerado por Dios debido a la obra de Jesús en la cruz. Claro, “sabía” que Dios me amaba, pero creía que aún era un “desgraciado” con un valor mínimo. A lo largo de mis años… Read more »

Why does God Keep Satan Around?

Matthew Tingblad, 20 April, 2020

I recently received this very intriguing question: “Why does God Keep Satan Around?” To answer this question, it helps for us to know about the story of redemption that God began writing since the creation of the world. Somewhere in history (presumably at the fall, when Adam and Eve first… Read more »

Is God’s Goodness Evident During COVID-19?

Matthew Tingblad, 16 April, 2020

Would you have guessed that you and I would spend 2020 fighting a global pandemic? Can we trust God’s goodness during this trial? COVID-19 has done serious damage to the fabric of societies around the world. Some of us are batting unemployment, anxiety, boredom, loneliness — or the virus itself…. Read more »

¿Por Qué una Guía de Rompecabezas para la Vida?

Guest Blogger, 16 April, 2020

¡Únete a Alex McLellan mientras explica cómo podemos navegar a través de una vida quebrantada y confusa con ESPERANZA! ¿Por qué una guía de rompecabezas para la vida? Bueno, no es demasiado difícil ver la vida como un rompecabezas gigante. El mayor rompecabezas de todos. Este mundo está quebrantado. La… Read more »

3 Verdades Fundamentales del Cristianismo

Sheri Bell, 15 April, 2020

¡Bienvenidos! Y gracias por acompañarnos en este, nuestro más reciente post en nuestra serie de blogs de este año que hemos llamado “Juntos en una Aventura”. En este post profundizaremos un poco más en tres verdades fundamentales del cristianismo.  ¿Qué creen básicamente los cristianos? Para empezar, que Dios tiene un… Read more »

¿Por Qué tuvo que Morir Jesús?

Sheri Bell, 8 April, 2020

¡Bienvenidos! Y gracias por unirse a nosotros a esta, nuestra doceava publicación en la nueva serie de blogs de un año que hemos llamamos “Juntos en una Aventura”. En esta publicación veremos dos respuestas a la pregunta “¿Por qué tuvo que morir Jesús?” Aquí está el por qué de “¿por… Read more »

COVID-19, the Best and Worst of Times

Guest Blogger, 7 April, 2020

My ten-year-old son, Asher, turned to me in response to those who are struggling to make sense of the coronavirus: “…but Dad, this world is broken!” Everyone is affected by the spread of COVID-19, particularly the most vulnerable members of society — it’s heartbreaking! However, it’s wonderful to see many… Read more »

Why Did God Create Humanity?

Matthew Tingblad, 6 April, 2020

God knew that not all of humanity would accept Him, so why did He create us? When God created humanity, He considered it “very good” (Genesis 1:31). God’s assessment can be difficult to understand, considering what people have done against God from the start. You and I, as objects of… Read more »

¿Puede la Ciencia Refutar la Resurrección?

Sheri Bell, 4 April, 2020

El folleto de apologética examina la evidencia fáctica de la resurrección de Jesucristo.  ¿Cómo se puede encontrar una respuesta verdadera a la pregunta de si Jesús se levantó o no de entre los muertos Como dijimos cuando comenzamos esta serie de blogs hace seis días, un historiador crítico verificaría la… Read more »

Teorías de la Resurrección Desmentidas: ¡Cristo Resucita!

Sheri Bell, 3 April, 2020

Las teorías de la resurrección tienen mérito? El folleto de apologética examina la evidencia fáctica de la muerte y resurrección de Jesucristo.   (Página en inglés: josh.org)   En este, nuestro quinto de seis blogs que exploran la validez de la resurrección de Cristo, lo invitamos a considerar la evidencia… Read more »

Has the Bible Been Altered Over the Centuries?

Matthew Tingblad, 2 April, 2020

To declare that the Bible has been “altered” over the centuries could mean a number of different things. For instance, you could talk about how later scribes added punctuation markings, lower-case lettering, etc., as their Greek language evolved over time. But that is of little concern. When most people say… Read more »

Tumba Vacía: Detalles de la Resurrección de Cristo

Sheri Bell, 2 April, 2020

En este, nuestro cuarto blog de las seis publicaciones que exploran la validez de la resurrección de Cristo, lo invitamos a considerar la evidencia histórica y objetiva que da a los creyentes la certeza de que Jesús resucitó de la muerte, ¡dejando una tumba vacía como lo prometió! Puede optar… Read more »

Josh nos Pregunta: ¿Por Qué Celebramos la Pascua?

Josh McDowell, 1 April, 2020

¡Bienvenidos! Y gracias por unirse a nosotros a esta, nuestra más reciente publicación de esta serie de blogs de un año que hemos llamamos “Juntos en una Aventura”. A medida que aumenta nuestra emoción por el enfoque de la de la semana santa y el día de pascua  tengo una pregunta para ustedes:… Read more »

Devocional: Reconocer la Majestad de Dios

Sheri Bell, 26 March, 2020

¿Estamos “despiertos” a la presencia de nuestro maravilloso Dios? ¿O somos tan dependientes de nuestra propia fuerza que no reconocemos su majestad a nuestro alrededor? Por más de 50 años, el ministerio de Josh McDowell ha estado dirigiendo a los indagadores a un conocimiento más profundo de la verdad y… Read more »

Detalles sobre el Entierro y la Resurrección de Cristo

Sheri Bell, 24 March, 2020

El folleto de apologética examina la evidencia fáctica de la muerte, sepultura y resurrección de Jesucristo En este, nuestro tercer blog de seis publicaciones que exploran la validez de la resurrección de Cristo, lo invitamos a considerar la evidencia histórica y objetiva que da a los creyentes la certeza de… Read more »

Detalles de la Crucifixión en la Resurrección de Cristo

Sheri Bell, 24 March, 2020

En esta, nuestra segunda publicación de los seis blogs que exploran la validez de la resurrección  de Cristo, lo invitamos a considerar la evidencia histórica y objetiva que da a los creyentes la certeza de que Jesús resucitó de entre los muertos, ¡tal como El lo prometió! Si te perdiste… Read more »

¿Se Levantó Jesús Verdaderamente de entre los Muertos?

Sheri Bell, 24 March, 2020

Folleto apologético que examina las evidencias objetivas de la muerte y resurrección de Jesucristo     ¿Cómo uno podría encontrar una respuesta verdadera a la pregunta de si Jesús resucitó o no de entre los muertos? Un historiador crítico verificará la validez de los registros de testigos, confirmará la muerte… Read more »

Fully Known in Healthy Relationships

Austin Fruits, 23 March, 2020

We need authenticity, within healthy relationships, to find the freedom to become the people God wants us to be. A few years ago, Josh McDowell rallied our ministry speaking team when he sat us down with his friend, Dr. Henry Cloud, a giant in the counseling world. You might have… Read more »

Esperanza: Pensamiento no Ilusorio para los Cristianos

Sheri Bell, 22 March, 2020

¡Bienvenidos! Y gracias por acompañarnos en este, nuestro mas reciente post en nuestra serie de blogs que hemos llamado  “Juntos en una Aventura”. En este post profundizaremos más en cómo nuestra relación con Dios nos infunde esperanza. Esperanza sobre nuestros pasos en falso del pasado, que Dios puede redimir. Esperanza… Read more »

Devocional: Dios quiere tus Oraciones

Sheri Bell, 21 March, 2020

Dios quiere nuestras oraciones! Desde la creación de Adán, ha anhelado estar en estrecha relación con nosotros. Especialmente durante los momentos que encontramos difíciles y aterradores, Dios quiere que le traigamos nuestros miedos y dudas. Porque a él le importa. Él está escuchando. Él está trabajando a través de todas… Read more »

Could the Gospel Writers Know What Jesus Actually said?

Matthew Tingblad, 18 March, 2020

There was a long period of time between the life of Jesus and the composition of the four Gospels in the Bible. Even when we take conservative estimates for their dating, the earliest we typically see is the book of Mark, written around AD 55-70, about the time the apostle… Read more »

Razón de Nuestra Esperanza: la Resurrección de Cristo

Sheri Bell, 14 March, 2020

¡Bienvenidos!   Y gracias una vez más por acompañarnos en este noveno post de nuestra nueva serie de blogs de este año llamada “Juntos en una Aventura”. En este post, exploraremos la esperanza que nos mantiene a flote debido a la resurrección de Cristo. De la vida a la muerte…. Read more »

Isn’t the Bible Full of Disagreements?

Matthew Tingblad, 11 March, 2020

One common concern that skeptics have about the Bible is that it doesn’t line up. That it’s full of disagreements, which they say proves that it’s a man-made document, not inspired by God. This question can lead to very murky conversations; however, because people mean different things when they discuss… Read more »

Confiando en la Resurrección de Cristo: la Reacción de sus Discípulos

Sheri Bell, 11 March, 2020

¡Bienvenidos! Y gracias por acompañarnos en nuestra, octava serie de blogs este año que hemos llamado “Juntos en una Aventura”.  ¿Podemos depositar nuestra confianza en la resurrección de Cristo? ¿Qué clase de persona asumiría la culpa de algo que no hizo? Cuando encuentres el adjetivo, adjúntalo a Jesús. El tomó… Read more »

Breaking Out of the Christian Bubble

Matthew Tingblad, 10 March, 2020

Private evangelical Christian schools can be dangerous. I should know; I’m finishing my last semester at one as a seminary student. It’s not that I don’t like them. I’m actually very grateful for the education I have received at my university. In fact, I would do it all over again!… Read more »

Rompiendo la Burbuja Cristiana

Matthew Tingblad, 10 March, 2020

Las universidades cristianas evangélicas privadas pueden ser peligrosas. Yo debería saberlo; estoy terminando mi último semestre en una de estas como estudiante de seminario. No es que no me gusten. De hecho, estoy muy agradecido por la educación que he recibido en mi universidad. Aún más, ¡lo volvería a hacer… Read more »

Devocional: Cuando la Vida se pone Difícil

Sheri Bell, 9 March, 2020

La vida es una montaña rusa de situaciones y emociones. Sabemos cómo manejar los tiempos fáciles y divertidos. ¿Cómo quiere Dios que respondamos cuando la vida se pone difícil? Por más de 50 años, el ministerio de Josh McDowell ha estado dirigiendo a los indagadores a un conocimiento más profundo… Read more »

Tu Propósito: Ganado a través de Conocer a Dios

Guest Blogger, 5 March, 2020

¡Que tal! Y bienvenidos a nuestro séptimo post en nuestra nueva serie de blogs de un año que hemos llamamos “Juntos en una Aventura”. En un post reciente, preguntamos y dimos respuesta  a esta pregunta: “¿Podemos confiar en Dios?” En este post veremos cómo nuestra relación con Dios nos ayuda a… Read more »

Devocional: Cómo tener Paz en el Sufrimiento

Jennifer Davis, 3 March, 2020

Perdí a mi amada madre cuando tenía 7 años. Ella todavía estaba presente con nosotros, pero después de una cirugía cerebral en la cual le extirparon un tumor, su naturaleza cariñosa, divertida y su capacidad para conectarse estrechamente con nosotros se perdieron para siempre. Murió pocos días antes de que… Read more »

Cinco Ideas Erróneas de los Cristianos

Matthew Tingblad, 28 February, 2020

¡Bienvenidos! Y gracias por unirse a nosotros a este, nuestro sexto post de nuestra nueva serie de blogs que tenemos este año y que hemos llamado “Juntos en una Aventura”. En este post, hablaremos acerca de como la sociedad ve a los cristianos, a menudo a través de una lente… Read more »

Should Apologists Quote the Bible When Trying to Prove it?

Matthew Tingblad, 27 February, 2020

There’s a common objection apologists hear from skeptics: “You can’t quote the Bible to prove the Bible.”  The answer to that? Yes and no. Sometimes people try to prove the Bible is true by using what the Bible says concerning itself. 2 Timothy 3:16-17, for example, says that all Scripture… Read more »

Love Lost its Beauty

Austin Fruits, 25 February, 2020

A few years ago my sister walked up to me on the campus of Liberty University, seeking comfort from her older brother. A magician had just attempted to manipulate a kiss from her via his magic trick. She came to me for safety and protection. But as I heard her… Read more »

El Amor Perdió su Belleza

Austin Fruits, 25 February, 2020

Hace unos años, mi hermana se acercó a mí en el campus de Liberty University, buscando consuelo de su hermano mayor. Un mago acababa de intentar manipular un beso de ella a través de su truco de magia. Ella vino a mí por seguridad y protección. Pero cuando escuché su… Read more »

Gente Feliz y Afectuosa

Josh McDowell, 24 February, 2020

Las personas felices y afectuosas son las que comparten más amor. “Haz todo lo posible por aplicar los beneficios de estas promesas en tu vida”. 2 Pedro 1: 5 Hacia la Plenitud blog #hurthealedwhole Durante más de 50 años, el Ministerio de Josh McDowell ha llevado a los buscadores a… Read more »

Mostrar el Amor de Dios

Josh McDowell, 23 February, 2020

Dios deja en claro que debemos mostrar el amor de Dios, incluso a aquellos que son malos y antipáticos con nosotros. Has oído que la ley de Moisés dice: “Ama a tu prójimo” y odia a tu enemigo. Pero yo digo: ¡amen a sus enemigos! reza por aquellos que te… Read more »

La Deidad de Cristo: ¿Verdadera o Falsa?

Sheri Bell, 22 February, 2020

¡Bienvenidos! Y gracias por unirse a nosotros a este, nuestro quinto post de esta nueva serie de blogs que tendremos este año y que hemos llamado “Juntos en una Aventura”. En este post profundizaremos un poco más en sí Jesús afirmó ser Dios. Algunos críticos de la Biblia afirman que Jesús no… Read more »

Why Believe in God if I Can’t Feel, Hear, or See Him?

Matthew Tingblad, 21 February, 2020

It’s easy to believe in things that we can perceive through our senses. But the sensory things of this world aren’t the only things we believe in, right? We believe in many things that can’t be felt, seen, or heard. Consider the following. We believe in: Scientific theories, such as… Read more »

The Good Gift

Ashley Reed, 19 February, 2020

I used to think that marriage was the culmination of life. The best gift, ever. Once you got married, your fairy tale complete as you rode off into the sunset with your true love. (Thank you, Disney.)  I’ve always been a sucker for a romantic comedy. I watch Hallmark movies… Read more »

Un Buen Regalo

Ashley Reed, 19 February, 2020

Solía ​​pensar que el matrimonio era la culminación de la vida. El mejor regalo de la historia. Una vez que te casaste, tu cuento de hadas se completó mientras cabalgabas hacia la puesta de sol con tu verdadero amor.(Gracias, Disney). Siempre he sido una fanática de las comedias románticas. Veo… Read more »

Amor: el Tema de la Vida

Josh McDowell, 17 February, 2020

Las palabras y la vida de Jesús dejan en claro que el amor siempre es perfecto. Es perfecto para todas las personas, para todos los lugares y para todos los tiempos. Jesús respondió: “Ama al Señor tu Dios con todo tu corazón, con todo tu ser y con toda tu… Read more »

Saving Her First Kiss

duane, 14 February, 2020

As I think about Valentine’s Day, I am filled with gratitude for the loving relationships I enjoy with my wife and our two grown children. Our love is deeply rooted in our belief in God’s love, as well as the years of open communication that we have encouraged. This communication… Read more »

Loving Hard-to-Love People

Josh McDowell, 10 February, 2020

Loving hard-to-love people requires God’s help. But we can do it! “It’s supposed to be hard. If it wasn’t hard, everyone would do it. The hard is what makes it great.” ~Jimmy Dugan Bridging the Gap blog #hurthealedwhole  For 50+ years, Josh McDowell Ministry has been leading seekers into a… Read more »

Welcome to Bridging the Gap!

Chrissy Gordon, 8 February, 2020

Welcome to 2020, friends! We’re glad you’re here! We’re set to launch our weekly blog series for the new year, which we’ve titled Bridging the Gap. We’re talking about the gap between our moving from hurting to wholeness—through the power of Christ’s healing in our lives. The hashtag we’re using… ¿Podemos Confiar en Dios?

Sheri Bell, 20 January, 2020

¡Bienvenidos! Y gracias por unirse a nosotros a este, nuestro tercer post de nuestra nueva serie de blogs que tendremos este año y que hemos llamado “Juntos en una Aventura”. En este post profundizaremos un poco más acerca de cómo nuestra confianza en Dios afecta nuestra vida cotidiana. Esto es… Read more »

¿Es la Biblia Realidad o Ficción?

Sheri Bell, 13 January, 2020

¡Bienvenidos! Y gracias por acompañarnos en este segundo post de nuestra nueva serie de blogs de un año que hemos llamado “Juntos en una Aventura”. Nuestro objetivo en este post es profundizar más en si podemos confiar en la Biblia. Los contenidos de la Biblia fueron escritos durante más de… Read more »

Escriba Meticuloso, Manuscrito de Confianza

Josh McDowell, 7 January, 2020

Bienvenidos a la primera publicación de esta nueva serie de blogs que hemos titulado “¡Juntos en una Aventura!”. Cada semana veremos nuestras creencias cristianas y si nos ayudan a responder estas cuatro preguntas importantes: “¿Por qué estoy aquí?” “¿Qué es verdad?”, “¿Por qué debo creer esta verdad?”, y “¿Cómo afecta… Read more »

Juntos en una Aventura

Chrissy Gordon, 2 January, 2020

¡Bienvenidos amigos! ¡Estamos muy emocionados de lanzar una nueva serie de blogs llamada Juntos en una Aventura! ¡Estamos encantados de que te unas a nosotros! ¡La vida! ¡Tan llena de preguntas y temores! ¿Sabes que está bien tener dudas, verdad? Y hacer preguntas, ¿incluso de Dios? Como seres humanos, tenemos… Read more »

The Bad News and Good News About Christmas

Guest Blogger, 20 December, 2019

This Christmas, there’s good news and there’s bad news! Any Christmas that revolves around Santa comes down to this: are you on the nice list, or are you on the naughty list? If you’ve been good — you qualify for the nice list — and get the reward! If you’ve… Read more »

¿Es Dios racista?

Josh McDowell, 11 December, 2019

Algunos dicen que Dios es un racista. Un racista es aquel que cree que una determinada raza humana es superior a cualquiera o a todas las demás, y que está dotada de una superioridad intrínseca, lo que justifica la discriminación racial. Basados en esta definición, algunos dicen que Dios es… Read more »

¿Es Dios sexista?

Josh McDowell, 11 December, 2019

Los cristianos vemos a Dios a través de un lente completamente diferente que el resto del mundo. Los no creyentes retrataban a Dios de muchas maneras distorsionadas, incluyendo misóginas (que aborrece las mujer), machista, patriarcal y sexista. Al hacerlo, toman las Escrituras completamente fuera de contexto. Tomar la acusación de… Read more »

¿Es alguna verdad solo preferencia personal?

Josh McDowell, 8 December, 2019

Probablemente habrás oído a alguien decir: “Bueno, eso puede ser cierto para ti, pero no lo es para mí.” Detrás de esta frase yace una confusión profundamente asentada entre los conceptos de verdad y creencia. Claramente, todos tenemos derecho a nuestras creencias. Pero, ¿significa eso que tenemos nuestras propias verdades?… Read more »

Jesus Died for Me … So Why Do I Still Feel Guilt?

Matthew Tingblad, 5 December, 2019

I remember years ago when I tuned into a message by a Christian speaker who was addressing guilt… He asked the audience a simple question: “How many of you have trouble dealing with your past?” There was a pause. He continued. “You know why? It’s because you don’t believe it’s… Read more »

¿Es realmente posible conocer la verdad?

Josh McDowell, 4 December, 2019

Primero, empecemos por definir la verdad. VERDAD Típicamente, se ofrecen dos definiciones para explicar el mismo concepto de verdad. Webster define la verdad como ” fidelidad a un estándar original.”Tú y yo podemos discutir sobre cuál de nuestros relojes es correcto. Pero para saber con seguridad, tendríamos que comparar nuestros… Read more »

¿Creó Dios a otros seres inteligentes además de los humanos?

Josh McDowell, 4 December, 2019

Los científicos dicen que la materia se extiende sobre un espacio de al menos 93 mil millones de años luz. Hay probablemente más de 100 mil millones de galaxias observables en el universo, con un sinnúmero de planetas. ¡Esto es impresionante! Y puede que nos haga preguntarnos, ¿somos los únicos… Read more »

¿Por qué creó Dios a los seres humanos?

Josh McDowell, 1 December, 2019

¿Creó Dios a los humanos porque necesitaba a alguien con quien relacionarse? ¿Estaba aburrido y un día se volvió realmente creativo y produjo un universo que incluía a la gente? Algunos especulan que Dios quería o necesitaba relaciones humanas, así que nos creó para eliminar su soledad. Un gran problema… Read more »

¿Por qué peca la gente hoy en día?

Josh McDowell, 26 November, 2019

Para entender la causa del pecado, necesitamos entender la condición de las personas que pecan. Y no necesitamos mirar más allá de nosotros mismos o de nuestros hijos. Parece ser que, desde la infancia, luchamos por el control para conseguir lo que queremos, cuando lo queremos, y en la forma… Read more »

¿Qué es realmente el mal?

Josh McDowell, 21 November, 2019

El mal es la corrupción de lo que es bueno. La humanidad primero experimentó el mal cuando Adán y Eva eligieron ejercer su libre albedrío y comer de la fruta prohibida. El mal es la corrupción del libre albedrío, que Dios nos dio para que pudiéramos tener la opción de… Read more »

¿De dónde vino el mal?

Josh McDowell, 19 November, 2019

El mal tuvo que venir de alguna parte, ¿verdad? ¿Pero de dónde? Sabemos que Dios es perfectamente bueno y santo, y que no hay maldad en él. Hay la capacidad para el mal en nosotros, sin embargo, como Dios creó a la humanidad con la libertad de elección. El mal… Read more »

¿Puede Dios hacer lo malo, cómo tener celos?

Josh McDowell, 14 November, 2019

La biblia dice que Dios se pone celoso por nosotros. Pero nos enseñaron desde el principio que estar celoso está mal. Así es Dios capaz de hacer el mal? No. Las Escrituras nos, prometen que “Todo lo que el hace es justo y razonable. Él es un Dios fiel que… Read more »

¿Es Dios masculino o femenino?

Josh McDowell, 12 November, 2019

Para hacer la pregunta, “¿es Dios hombre o mujer?”es como preguntar si Dios es diestro o zurdo. O si su lengua materna es el español o el Inglés. Las preguntas son irrelevantes, porque Dios no está limitado por nuestra humanidad. Dios nos creó a su imagen, pero él no es… Read more »

¿Qué Significa que Dios es una Trinidad?

Josh McDowell, 7 November, 2019

La idea de que Dios es tres en uno es confusa para mucha gente. Dios existe como tres personas, pero él es un ser. Cada persona de la Trinidad —el Padre, el hijo, y el Espíritu Santo— tienen una identidad separada mientras que todavía poseen la naturaleza completa de Dios.Jesús… Read more »

¿Quién es el Espíritu Santo?

JMM Team, 5 November, 2019

Cuando pensamos en Dios, podemos imaginar al poderoso creador sentado en su trono en el cielo. Podemos pensar en él en forma humana como Jesús, el Salvador del Mundo. ¿Pero lo vemos como el Espíritu Santo? ¿Quién es Dios en la persona del Espíritu Santo? El Espíritu Santo es una… Read more »

¿Cómo es Dios en realidad?

Josh McDowell, 30 October, 2019

Dios es todo bueno, todopoderoso y todo Santo. Cuando miramos al mundo que nos rodea, vislumbramos la naturaleza creativa de Dios y su inconmensurable inmensidad. Pero Dios también se revela a nosotros en la escritura. A través de la palabra de Dios escrita y confiable, obtenemos profundos conocimientos sobre las… Read more »

To Live Right, Shine the Light on Scripture

Guest Blogger, 29 October, 2019

Welcome! In this post we look at how we can shine the light on Scripture to counter claims that the Good News is “old news” that lacks modern relevance. “The Bible is old-fashioned! Times have changed!” Have you heard people express the view that Christians are out-of-date and out-of-step with the… Read more »

¿Si Dios es la causa de todo, entonces ¿qué o quién es la causa de Dios?!

Josh McDowell, 27 October, 2019

Una de las preguntas que se hacen los creyentes es, ¿quién o qué es la causa de Dios? La respuesta más simple es decir, Si Dios pudiera ser hecho para existir, entonces él no sería Dios.”Dios es eterno; el tiene vida sin principio ni fin. Porque Dios siempre ha existido,… Read more »

¿Cuál es el argumento de la experiencia personal para la existencia de Dios?

Josh McDowell, 23 October, 2019

Una manera en que podemos saber que Dios existe es a través de la experiencia personal que desarrollamos con él. Pocos de nosotros tenemos la conversión dramática que Pablo experimentó. En efecto, por un tiempo después de pedirle a Jesús que sea nuestro salvador, podemos sentir exactamente lo mismo. No… Read more »

Bare Facts: Talking About Sex

Guest Blogger, 22 October, 2019

Welcome! In this post we dive further into talking about sex with your kids. Specifically, God’s beautiful design for it. “Love and sex — don’t they mean the same thing?” We live in an age of information overload. Yet there’s so much misinformation about love, sex, and relationships. For many people,… Read more »

¿Cuál es el argumento de la ley moral para la existencia de Dios?

Josh McDowell, 20 October, 2019

Toda cultura humana conocida por el hombre ha tenido una ley moral. Lo encontramos en los registros de culturas pasadas, así como en todas las sociedades actuales. Estas leyes protegen la vida; ellas gobiernan el matrimonio y las relaciones familiares, condenan el robo, y animan a hacer el bien a… Read more »

¿Por qué es Importante la Resurrección?

JMM Team, 17 October, 2019

La resurrección de Cristo es una necesidad histórica si nuestro destino significa algo en absoluto. “Y si Cristo no ha resucitado, entonces tu fe es inútil, y todavía estás en condenación por tus pecados. . . . Y si solo tenemos esperanza en Cristo en esta vida, somos las personas… Read more »

¿Cuál es el argumento del diseño para la existencia de Dios?

Josh McDowell, 16 October, 2019

El argumento de diseño también se conoce como el argumento teológico. Se basa en la premisa de que el universo demuestra una inmensa complejidad especificada, a través de un Diseñador Inteligente. Considere los lechos de flores en Disney World que claramente se asemejan al ratón. Ciertas flores componen sus ojos,… Read more »

Straight Talk With Your Kids About Sex

Sheryl McLellan, 15 October, 2019

Welcome! Thanks for joining us for this, our latest post in our year-long blog series we’re calling “Journey Together.” In this post we’ll dive into a subject that makes a lot of parents uncomfortable: talking about sex. The reality: if we don’t teach our kids about sex, someone else will…. Read more »

¿Cuál es el primer argumento de la primera causa para la existencia de Dios?

Josh McDowell, 13 October, 2019

El argumento de la primera causa, también conocido como el argumento cosmológico, esta basado en una premisa de tres puntas: 1) que todo lo que existe tiene una causa; 2) que el universo comenzó a existir; así que 3) por lo tanto el universo tiene una causa. La base de… Read more »

Josh McDowell: My 3-Pillar Approach to Apologetics

Guest Blogger, 8 October, 2019

Welcome! Thanks for joining us for this, our latest post in our year-long blog series we’re calling “Journey Together.” In this post Josh explains his 3-pillar approach to Apologetics.   Click video to watch. Many people ask me, “Josh, you’re an apologist. So why do you talk about sex and… Read more »

¿Qué clase de pruebas hay de la existencia de Dios?

Josh McDowell, 6 October, 2019

La mayoría de la gente en este mundo cree que hay un Dios. Y citan nuestro mundo exquisitamente elaborado como la base de esa creencia. La escritura dice, “A través de todas las cosas que hizo Dios, pueden ver claramente sus cualidades invisibles – su eterno poder y naturaleza divina”… Read more »

¿Está mal tener dudas sobre Dios?

Josh McDowell, 2 October, 2019

Dios quiere que pongamos nuestra fe en él y creamos que él tiene nuestro mejor interés en su corazón. Él quiere que nuestra fe esté asegurada y se profundice por nuestras convicciones. Tener algunas incertidumbres a veces es comprensible, ya que somos humanos. Pero tratar de saber por qué crees… Read more »

¿Se necesita fe para creer en Dios?

Josh McDowell, 29 September, 2019

Primero acordemos lo que es la fe. La Biblia no dice, “aleja tu mente y cree en alguien o algo ciegamente. Más bien, dice, “la fe es la certeza de lo que se espera, la convicción de lo que no se ve (Hebreos 11: 1). Las dos palabras importantes son… Read more »

Josh’s 4 Tips for Resolving Conflict

Guest Blogger, 25 September, 2019

Welcome! Thanks for joining us for this, our latest post in the year-long blog series we’re calling “Journey Together.” In this post Josh McDowell offers us four tips for assessing the source of conflict in our lives. How much do we create ourselves? Photo by Helena Lopes from Pexels Important… Read more »

¿Porqué parece que Dios está escondido?

Josh McDowell, 25 September, 2019

Uno de los desafíos de creer primero-y luego confiar-en Dios es que él no es un ser físico. Pero eso es natural. La biblia nos dice que “Dios es Espíritu,  y quienes lo adoran, deben hacerlo en espíritu y en verdad” (Juan 4:24). También Dios nos dice,” no podrás ver… Read more »

Preguntas Profundas Sobre Dios y la Biblia

Josh McDowell, 25 September, 2019

¡Bienvenidos, amigos!  Con este post, vamos a lanzar un nuevo blog en español! ¡Mi equipo de bloggers y yo les guiaremos a través de un viaje de descubrimiento que se enfoca en la verdad de que Dios y que su Palabra pueden ser confiables! Todos tenemos preguntas sobre la vida,… Read more »

Parents: 7 Tips for Great Parenting

Guest Blogger, 18 September, 2019

Welcome! Thanks for joining us for this, our latest post in our year-long blog series we’re calling “Journey Together.” In this post Josh shares 7 tips (his “7 A’s”) to help parents develop great relationships with their kids. Good parenting doesn’t just happen, it’s learned. The “7 A’s” include Affirmation,… Read more »

Josh’s Special Message to Grandparents!

Josh McDowell, 4 September, 2019

Click to watch video Grandparents, your role is super special! God has given YOU have the unique privilege of having a deep and lasting impact on your grandkids! JOSH: People ask me, “Why do you have an emphasis on grandparents?” Well, I’ve learned over the years that some of the… Read more »

What Are the Top Religious Philosophies?

Matthew Tingblad, 28 August, 2019

A.W. Tozer, a famous Christian thinker, is known for penning the words, “What comes into our minds when we think about God is the most important thing about us.” He uses this statement to open his book Knowledge of the Holy. Even if you are not a Christian, there is much… Read more »

Cultural Tolerance Fails Us

Guest Blogger, 14 August, 2019

Welcome! Thanks for joining us for this, the latest post in our new year-long blog series we’re calling “Journey Together.” In this post, let’s look at the word “tolerance,” and whether society pushes its intended meaning.  Tolerance, traditionally, is defined as respectfully acknowledging another’s subjective beliefs and opinions — without… Read more »

Showing Christ Relevant to Our Whatever Culture

Guest Blogger, 6 August, 2019

Welcome! Thanks for joining us for this, our latest post in our new year-long blog series we’re calling “Journey Together.” In this post, Josh shares nine ways he believes that Christians can show Christ relevant to non-believers in our modern “whatever” culture. We can’t just claim, “Christ is truth” anymore,… Read more »

Choosing God’s Boundaries Because We Trust Him

Guest Blogger, 25 July, 2019

Welcome! Thanks for joining us for this, the latest post in our year-long blog series we’re calling “Journey Together.” Let’s talk about boundaries, which we need to make good, ethical choices. On what should we base the boundaries we establish in our life? As we mentioned in a recent post,… Read more »

Why We Need to Trust God’s Goodness

Guest Blogger, 16 July, 2019

Welcome! Thanks for joining us for this, our latest post in our new year-long blog series we’re calling “Journey Together.” In this post let’s discuss why it’s critical that we trust God’s goodness. I don’t know about you, but I find myself cringing when people post on Facebook about their… Read more »

Can We Know Absolute Right From Wrong?

Guest Blogger, 11 July, 2019

Welcome! Thanks for joining us for this, our latest post in this year-long blog series we’re calling “Journey Together.” In this post we ask a HUGE question that many believe impossible to answer: “Can we know absolute right from wrong?” Let’s cut to the chase on answering this, as we… Read more »

Connections: Build and Improve Relationships

Guest Blogger, 27 June, 2019

Welcome! Thanks for joining us for this, our latest post in our new year-long blog series we’re calling “Journey Together.” In this post let’s talk about our huge need for real and deep connections. As a kid, I had the rare privilege to grow up next door to my best… Read more »

Parents: 5 Delusions That Hurt Your Relationship With Your Kids

Guest Blogger, 19 June, 2019

Welcome! Thanks for joining us for this, our latest post in our year-long blog series we’re calling “Journey Together.” Here Josh McDowell shares five parenting delusions that sabotage parents in having a close relationship with their kids. √ An important take-away: As parents, we can’t give what we don’t have,… Read more »

Josh’s Special Message to Dads

Guest Blogger, 13 June, 2019

Click to watch video Happy Dad’s Day! Are you aware that the latest research, say in about the last 10 to 15 years, has reversed 300 years of thinking? We used to say that moms were the more critical caregiver as kids were growing up. But researchers now say that… Read more »

Alex’s Special Message About Fathers

Guest Blogger, 3 June, 2019

I remember when “Happy Father’s Day!” wasn’t so happy for me. Hi, I’m Alex McLellan with Josh McDowell Ministry. I was three years old when my non-Christian parents got divorced, and my sister and I went to live with my mother. For the next six years, Happy Father’s Day wasn’t… Read more »

Find Confidence In Being Authentic

Guest Blogger, 16 May, 2019

Welcome! Thanks for joining us for this, our latest post in the year-long blog series we’re calling “Journey Together.” In this post let’s talk about how we must learn to accept and appreciate every quirky bit of ourselves, to truly reflect God’s love. Folks, freedom awaits us when we bravely… Read more »

Self-Image: See Yourself as God Sees You

Sheri Bell, 13 May, 2019

Welcome to another post in our new year-long blog series, “Journey Together,” where we answer questions about God, relationships, and life! Hi there! We’re Jennifer Davis and Anne Clark. Having the opportunity to work with Josh McDowell, we’ve learned just how important self-image is. Josh says it affects every relationship… Read more »

Josh’s Special Mother’s Day Message

Josh McDowell, 10 May, 2019

Click to watch video | Transcript Moms, you deserve honor and affirmation every day, not just one day of the year! So Happy Mother’s Day, 365 days a year! “Hi, Mom!” You know what’s interesting to me? That in all my years of watching sports, whenever the television camera keyed… Read more »

God: Our Relevant Father

Guest Blogger, 6 May, 2019

Welcome! Thanks for joining us for this, our 16th post in our new year-long blog series we’re calling “Journey Together.” In this post we reflect on the relevance of our loving Father. A Father’s Presence Matters Many people would agree that Will Smith made his career through his great performance… Read more »

5 Attributes of God: Viewing God Correctly

Guest Blogger, 22 April, 2019

Welcome! Thanks for joining us for this, our fourteenth post in the year-long blog series we launched in January that we’re calling “Journey Together.” In this post we ponder five attributes of God. We can know Him! God lives up to His promises because His character never changes. His faithfulnesses,… Read more »

5 Atributos de Dios: Ver a Dios Correctamente

Sheri Bell, 22 April, 2019

¡Bienvenidos! Y gracias por unirse a nosotros para esta,  publicación en la serie de blogs de este año que lanzamos en enero y que hemos llamado “Juntos en una Aventura”. En esta publicación reflexionamos sobre cinco atributos de Dios. ¡Podemos conocerlo! Dios cumple sus promesas porque su carácter nunca cambia…. Read more »

Why a Jigsaw Guide to Life?

Guest Blogger, 16 April, 2019

Join Alex McLellan as he explains how we can navigate through a broken and confusing life with HOPE! Why a Jigsaw Guide to Life? Well, it’s not too difficult to look at life like a giant jigsaw puzzle. The biggest puzzle of them all. This world is broken. Life is… Read more »

3 Foundational Truths of Christianity

Guest Blogger, 15 April, 2019

Welcome! Thanks for joining us for this, our thirteenth post in our new year-long blog series we’re calling “Journey Together.” In this post we’ll dive a bit further into three foundational truths of  Christianity. What do Christians basically believe? For starters, that God has a wonderful plan for humanity –… Read more »

Why Did Jesus Have to Die?

Guest Blogger, 8 April, 2019

Welcome! Thanks for joining us for this, our twelfth post in our new year-long blog series we’re calling “Journey Together.” In this post we’ll look at two answers for the question “Why did Jesus have to die?” Here’s why the “Why did Jesus have to die?” question is critical: if… Read more »

Josh Asks: Why Celebrate Easter?

Guest Blogger, 1 April, 2019

Welcome! Thanks for joining us for this, our eleventh post in our new year-long blog series we’re calling “Journey Together.”  As our excitement for Easter’s approach builds, I have a question for you: What should be our focus? The story of a chocolate-totting bunny? Or, maybe, the sweetest love ever?… Read more »

Hope: Not Wishful Thinking For Christians

Guest Blogger, 22 March, 2019

Welcome! Thanks for joining us for this, our latest post in our new year-long blog series we’re calling “Journey Together.” In this post we’ll dive a bit further into how our relationship with God infuses us with hope. Hope over our missteps of the past, which God can redeem. Hope… Read more »

Reason for Our Hope: Christ’s Resurrection

Guest Blogger, 14 March, 2019

Welcome! Thanks for joining us for this, the ninth post in our new year-long blog series we’re calling “Journey Together.” In this post let’s explore the hope that buoys us because of Christ’s resurrection. Life to death. The exact moment that our earthly constraints unchain and our eyes open to the majesty… Read more »

The Resurrection of Christ: The Disciples’ Reaction

Sheri Bell, 11 March, 2019

Can we can place our trust in Christ’s resurrection? What kind of person takes the blame for something he didn’t do? Attach that adjective to Jesus. He took the punishment we could not take, to offer the hope we cannot resist. #resurrection Click To Tweet The Wavering Became Rock-Solid Believers!… Read more »

Trusting in Christ’s Resurrection: The Disciples’ Reaction

Guest Blogger, 11 March, 2019

Welcome! Thanks for joining us for this, the eighth post in our new year-long blog series we’re calling “Journey Together.” Can we can place our trust in Christ’s resurrection? What kind of person would take the blame for something he didn’t do? When you find the adjective, attach it to… Read more »

Your Purpose: Gained Through Knowing God

Guest Blogger, 5 March, 2019

Howdy! Welcome to our seventh post in our new year-long blog series we’re calling “Journey Together.” In a recent post we asked and answered the question, “Can we can trust God?” In this post we look at how our relationship with God helps us to discover our life purpose. A jigsaw guide to… Read more »

Five Misconceptions of Christians

Guest Blogger, 28 February, 2019

Welcome! Thanks for joining us for this, the sixth post in our new year-long blog series we’re calling “Journey Together.” In this post let’s talk about how Christians are viewed by society — often through a distorted lens. We are bombarded with so much false information that we lazily accept as… Read more »

Deity of Christ: True or False?

Guest Blogger, 22 February, 2019

Welcome! Thanks for joining us for this, our fifth post in our new year-long blog series we’re calling “Journey Together.” In this post we’ll dive a bit further into whether Jesus claimed to be God. Some Bible critics assert that Jesus didn't say He was God. Not true. In the… Read more »

The Best Valentine Ever

Guest Blogger, 13 February, 2019

Welcome! Thanks for joining us for this, our fourth post in our new year-long blog series we’re calling “Journey Together.” As Valentine’s Day quickly approaches, I want to ask you this question: Who is the author of the best Valentine ever? Shakespeare? Keats? Dickinson? Nope! Valentine’s Day. Just mentioning those… Read more »

Can We Trust God?

Guest Blogger, 20 January, 2019

Welcome! Thanks for joining us for this, our third post in our new year-long blog series we’re calling “Journey Together.” In this post we’ll dive a bit further into how our trusting God affects our everyday life. So here’s the thing: many of us don’t trust God. I’ll go a… Read more »

Is the Bible Fact or Fiction?

Guest Blogger, 13 January, 2019

Welcome! Thanks for joining us for this, our second post in our year-long blog series we’re calling “Journey Together.” Our aim in this post is to dive further into whether we can trust the Bible. The contents of the Bible were written over a period of over 1500 years, by… Read more »

Meticulous Scribe, Trusted Manuscript

Guest Blogger, 7 January, 2019

Welcome to the first post in this series we’ve titled “Journey Together!” Each week we’ll look at our Christian beliefs, and whether they help us to answer these four important questions: “Why am I here?,” “What is truth?,” “Why should I believe this truth?,” and “How does this truth affect… Read more »

Journey Together

Guest Blogger, 1 January, 2019

Welcome, friends! We’re so excited about this Journey Together blog series! We’re thrilled to have you join us! Life! So full of questions and fears! You know it’s ok to have doubts, right? And to ask questions — even of God? As humans, we have an insatiable thirst for knowledge and… Read more »

Christianity: Putting It All Together

JMM Team, 15 November, 2018

What’s the point of all this “Follow Jesus” stuff? Wow! With this blog post, we complete a full year of blogging about the evidence for Christianity — from its historical roots (Jesus really lived!), to why Jesus calls us into relationship with Him. The purpose of this series was simply… Read more »

If God is Love, Does Our Sin Matter?

JMM Team, 2 November, 2018

If we view God as “always loving,” can we be nonchalant about our sin? MercyMe, one of my favorite contemporary Christian bands, is known for penning a number of songs about God’s grace covering sin. “Smile like you just got away with something,” croons the band. “Why? ‘Cause you just… Read more »

Si Dios es amor, ¿importa nuestro pecado?

Sheri Bell, 2 November, 2018

Si vemos a Dios como “siempre amoroso”, ¿podemos ser impasibles con nuestro pecado? MercyMe, una de mis bandas cristianas contemporáneas favoritas, es conocida por escribir varias canciones sobre la gracia de Dios que cubre el pecado. “Sonríe como si acabaras de salirte con la tuya”, canta la banda. “¿Por qué?… Read more »

Who God Says YOU Are

Sheri Bell, 17 October, 2018

It’s What God Says About You That Matters. The world does its best to define and categorize us, often from a place of lack: too fat, too skinny, too loud, too dumb, too left, too right, too religious, too uncool, blah, blah, blah. But when we choose to believe what… Read more »

Tips for Selflessness. Let’s Be Like Jesus

Sheri Bell, 9 October, 2018

There was once a nymph named Narcissus, who thought himself very delicious; so he stared like a fool, at his face in a pool, and his folly today is still with us. One of the reasons we’ve spent so many weeks blogging about the evidence for Christ and the historical… Read more »

5 Reasons Christians Must Read the Bible

Sheri Bell, 4 October, 2018

The Bible is your daily life playbook, not an outdated relic to be kept on a shelf. According to LifeWay Research, more than half of Americans have read little to none of the Bible! About 30 percent look up things in the Bible only when they have to. And less… Read more »

Is History Knowable? Implications for Christianity

JMM Team, 26 September, 2018

The accuracy of history is critical. Even for Christianity. We can look at this photo and make some subjective judgments. We might deduce that the child is somewhere cold. We might also suggest the child’s age, if not also his or her nationality, healthiness, and socioeconomic status. In effect, we’re… Read more »

Christians: Dialogue With Skeptics Part 2

JMM Team, 20 September, 2018

“Prove Your God Exists!” Last week, in Part 1 of this topic, we talked about the importance of our having the right attitude when interacting with skeptics. We reminded you to let go of the “fight” mentality when challenged on your beliefs; to instead view these encounters as God-ordained opportunities… Read more »

Christians: Dialogue With Skeptics Part 1

JMM Team, 13 September, 2018

“God Doesn’t Exist!” When we Christians hear that, most of us start sweating. As if the entire weight of proving the truth of Christianity rests on our puny shoulders! But we also start sweating because we feel our egos to be on the line. To be a Christian, we’re told… Read more »

Does Science Disprove Miracles?

JMM Team, 4 September, 2018

Science says the universe operates only within its natural laws. True or false? Science says that when a person dies, they stay dead. So how do Christians find it possible to believe that Jesus rose after His death on the cross? Because of the supernatural — miraculous — component of… Read more »

Postmodernism: Faulty Truth, False Reality

JMM Team, 16 August, 2018

Postmodernism robs society of objective truth and reason. What will be the fallout? One of the most popular phrases today around the globe is “You have your truth, I have my truth, and nobody knows the truth.” If one looks at that statement objectively, however, it is immediately obvious that as… Read more »

Can We Know If God Really Exists?

JMM Team, 9 August, 2018

Is it possible to know if God really exists, or do we each get to decide His existence for ourselves? When it comes to asking if God really exists, some contemporary philosophers deny that we can know for sure. No one, they say, can really know, because His existence isn’t… Read more »

Relativism: Does It Contain Any Truth?

JMM Team, 1 August, 2018

Does our personal version of “truth” (relativism) trump God’s objective truth? In our current “Truth is what I say it is” culture, we have to ask if real truth matters. We all seem to be doing okay in life with our own version of truth… right? Actually, no. When a… Read more »

Do Alleged Contradictions Skew Bible Truth?

JMM Team, 25 July, 2018

Bible scholars have a proven track record of resolving contradictions to harmonize the Bible. In this blog post we explore the claim by skeptics that the Bible contradicts itself. Are there differences among parts of the Bible? Yes. But are they contradictions? No. We assert this for two reasons: 1) The… Read more »

Did Moses Author the Pentateuch?

JMM Team, 18 July, 2018

The Pentateuch, attributed to Moses, includes the first five books of the Old Testament. It is a core text for three world religions and the foundation of the Christian Bible and the Jewish Scriptures. So it matters that the texts be viewed with authority. It is through these books, long… Read more »

Was the Bible Exodus a Real Event?

JMM Team, 12 July, 2018

Did the Israelites Flee Egypt for the Promised Land? In our last blog post we looked at whether there is definitive proof that Adam and Eve existed as real people. In this blog post we’ll look at what proof exists for the mass Exodus of the Israelites from Egypt. No… Read more »

Did the Bible’s Adam Really Exist?

JMM Team, 9 July, 2018

Does Adam’s historicity matter? The overarching theme running through all 66 books of the Bible is the story of God’s creative work, of humanity’s rebellion against God, and of God’s work to redeem fallen humanity. The straightforward way of reading the Bible is that Adam was a historical person. It… Read more »

Is Jesus’ Resurrection Fact? History Weighs in.

Sheri Bell, 25 April, 2018

You, ultimately, get to decide for yourself if Jesus’ resurrection is fact or fiction. Choose wisely. In this year-long blog series based on Josh and Sean McDowell’s extensively updated classic, Evidence That Demands a Verdict, we’re focused on proving to you that the Christian faith is rooted not in fairy tale,… Read more »

Resurrection of Jesus: Pre-Resurrection Facts

JMM Team, 18 April, 2018

The resurrection of Jesus is critical to the Christian faith; without it, we don’t have a foundation for believing that Jesus is God. Skeptics argue that the resurrection of Jesus isn’t provable. But is that true? Let’s look at some important pre-resurrection facts that definitively say otherwise. Jesus’ crown of… Read more »

Resurrección de Jesús: Hechos Previos a la Resurrección

Sheri Bell, 18 April, 2018

La resurrección de Jesús es crítica para la fe cristiana; sin ella, no tenemos mucho fundamento para creer que Jesús fue y es Dios. #luzenlaoscuridad Sin embargo, la resurrección es uno de los temas más candentes del cristianismo. Los escépticos argumentan que no es demostrable. ¿Pero es eso cierto? Veamos… Read more »

Resurrection of Jesus: Code Critical

JMM Team, 11 April, 2018

Does the Resurrection of Jesus Really Matter? Yes! If Jesus didn’t rise, we have no foundation for our faith. If we’re gullibly basing our lives on a fairytale, we sure are wasting a lot of time trying to resemble a person who had the crazy idea He was God! It… Read more »

Resurrection of Jesus: Hoax or Truth?

JMM Team, 4 April, 2018

Why the Resurrection Matters Christians believe the resurrection is true, and that historical accounts of it have provided adequate evidence to certify it as a real event. Why is the resurrection so important? Because without it, our faith has no basis. The apostle Paul suspends the weight of Christianity on… Read more »

An Investigation: Jesus Just a Man?

JMM Team, 14 March, 2018

Was Jesus Just a Man, or God? No doubt about it, Jesus Christ has been the dominant figure in the history of the western culture for almost twenty centuries. Talk about staying power! Equally constant: the debate about who He is. Almost everyone who has heard of Jesus has developed… Read more »

Does Historical Evidence Prove that Jesus Lived?

Sheri Bell, 7 March, 2018

Evidence shows that Jesus lived. The question is, will you believe it? At this point we’re not even addressing the question of whether Jesus was God in human form. There’s no point in doing so, if we don’t first show, through historical record, that Jesus did, in fact, live and… Read more »

The Lost Gospels Don’t Belong in the Bible

JMM Team, 28 February, 2018

Scripture must meet exacting criteria to be included in the Bible. Based on what the “lost gospels” say about Jesus, they don’t make the cut. One argument used by critics to try to discredit God’s Word is by asserting that the Bible was developed via a power struggle. Namely, that… Read more »

Everyone Loves Sex: So Why Wait? Interview with Author Bryan Sands.

Sean McDowell, 18 February, 2018

[Original post by Sean McDowell found here]   I recently received a book in the mail called Everyone Loves Sex: So Why Wait? by Bryan Sands. Given that my father launched the “Why Wait” sexual purity movement in the 1980s, when I was in my early teen years, I was curious to… Read more »

8 Inconvenient Truths about Pornography

Sean McDowell, 11 February, 2018

[Original post by Sean McDowell found here]   For the past few years, I have been speaking and writing about the dangers of pornography. Although I have read dozens of books about the effects of porn, I recently heard Matt Fradd discuss it on Unbelievable? radio and decided to pick… Read more »

No Longer Alone

Abigail Biggs, 8 February, 2018

I was wondering if you could let Josh McDowell know how much his talk at Lancaster Day of Prayer meant to me. Hearing his life’s story struck a chord with me. So similar and so different. You see I came from an abusive Christian home. I was forced by family… Read more »

How Do You Best Prepare Students for College? Interview with Author Jonathan Morrow.

Sean McDowell, 4 February, 2018

[Original post by Sean McDowell found here.] Jonathan Morrow is one of the top communicators for both students and adults on apologetics and cultural issues. He is adjunct professor of Apologetics at Biola University (with me!) and director of cultural engagement at Impact 360 Institute where he teaches high school… Read more »

Archeology Validates Historicity of the Bible

JMM Team, 31 January, 2018

Artifacts Help Scholars Validate Scripture! Archeology, a relative newcomer among the physical sciences, cannot “prove” the Bible is true. But archeology has provided exciting and dramatic confirmation of the Bible’s accuracy. Per Yale archeologist Millar Burrows, an expert on the Dead Sea scrolls who was a professor emeritus at Yale… Read more »

What is True Tolerance? Quick Video

Sean McDowell, 28 January, 2018

[Original post by Sean McDowell found here] Sean McDowell, Ph.D. is a professor of Christian Apologetics at Biola University, best-selling author, popular speaker, part-time high school teacher, and the Resident Scholar for Summit Ministries, California. Follow him on Twitter: @sean_mcdowell and his blog: seanmcdowell.org.

Set Free by Faith

Abigail Biggs, 25 January, 2018

From our staff: “At a conference we met a missionary to Wales who shared this incredible story of how our ministry is making a difference in unlikely ways: “A prostitute in Wales had been given a copy of Josh’s book, More Than a Carpenter. She read it, was convicted of… Read more »

8 Ancient Manuscripts That Validate the New Testament

JMM Team, 24 January, 2018

Important early scriptural manuscripts that make the case for the reliability of the Bible. The Bible we use today originates from really early historical documents. Scholars are able to assess the importance of a manuscript by how much of the Bible it includes, and by the date assigned to it…. Read more »

Opening Eyes

Abigail Biggs, 11 January, 2018

From our staff: “Once, Josh and I were in Vancouver, B.C. for a  conference. Almost 2,500 Canadians came from all over the area (some drove 24 hours) to attend this conference titled “Hidden in Plain Sight.” Josh spoke at the opening and closing sessions, presented at a workshop, and spoke… Read more »

Testing the Historical Reliability of the New Testament

JMM Team, 10 January, 2018

Vetted for Historical Reliability, the Bible Stands Strong. Welcome to our ninth blog post in this series. If you’d like to catch up from the start, here’s the link to the first blog we posted: Apologetics: Apologizing for Believing in God?. Apologetics — the defense of Christianity — is not… Read more »

Does History Reliably Prove the Bible’s Gospels?

JMM Team, 3 January, 2018

Historical Reliability Confirms the Gospels. Truth. The historical reliability of the Bible can be tested by the same criteria by which all historical documents are tested. The Christian faith, after all, is tied to specific historical events that can be confirmed through multiple sources. It is not, as one critics… Read more »

Books for the Batboy

Abigail Biggs, 28 December, 2017

From our staff: Recently, we held an Apologetics Seminar at a church in California. One of the people helping me for the weekend was Dan, the Missions Pastor at the church. He shared his story with me of how our ministry influenced his life: “I grew up in a religiously… Read more »

Who Decided What to Include in the Bible?

JMM Team, 27 December, 2017

Did God or Man Chose the Contents of the Bible? In our last two blog posts in this series we talked about 1) aspects of the Bible that make it unique among world literature, and 2) the physical materials used by ancient scribes to produce copies of Scripture. Now let’s… Read more »

Materials Scribes Used to Write the Bible

JMM Team, 20 December, 2017

How did scribes record the ancient scriptures? Before the invention of the printing press, the only way to duplicate a manuscript was to spend hours (weeks? months? years?) laboriously copying it by hand. Note: It took one modern scribe four years, of writing up to 14 hours a day with fine-tipped… Read more »

An Investigation: Materials Scribes Used to Write the Bible

Sheri Bell, 20 December, 2017

How did scribes record the ancient scriptures? Before the invention of the printing press, the only way to duplicate a manuscript was to spend hours (weeks? months? years?) laboriously copying it by hand. Note: It took one modern scribe four years, of writing up to 14 hours a day with fine-tipped… Read more »

Answers within Reach

Abigail Biggs, 14 December, 2017

Dear Josh: I wanted to write and tell you what an amazing impact your book, “More Than a Carpenter” has had on me and my youth ministry. It is a great resource for high school and college youth pastors and youth leaders. I am a youth leader at my local… Read more »

An Investigation: What Makes the Bible Unique?

JMM Team, 13 December, 2017

The Bible’s unique features speak to its staying power. Have you read it yet? In this blog post we’ll look at the unique origin and nature of the Bible, the profound impact it has had on western civilization, and its responsibility for much of the progress of human history. We… Read more »

Are Christianity and Science at War?

JMM Team, 6 December, 2017

I’m guessing God is totally cool with science. Every time I see an amazing sunset, or the clockwork ebb and flow of a beach, or the birth of new life, I am thoroughly convinced that God, the Creator, exists. Because each of these visuals is simply mind-blowing in their intricate… Read more »

“Carpenter” in France

Abigail Biggs, 30 November, 2017

“More than a Carpenter” has been given away on campus, at special Christmas and Easter events, at doctor’s appointments, and in various other situations, and we are so excited to see the interest people have shown, especially because it is definitely not the expected typical French response. “We gave about… Read more »

3 Arguments Critics Use to Judge Christianity

JMM Team, 29 November, 2017

Christians, say critics, are primarily hypocritical, intolerant, and judging. That should bother Christ followers. As Paul makes clear in his letter to the Corinthians, Christianity is a historical religion tied to the life, teachings, death, and resurrection of Jesus. These claims are testable, in that anyone can determine historically whether… Read more »

5 Reasons Apologists Get a Bad Rep

JMM Team, 22 November, 2017

No one appreciates callous apologists. Christians are to be humble and kind when talking about Jesus. Just as He was when talking about God. Last week we started our new blog series on apologetics, which we defined as the defense of Christianity (not our apology for believing in Christ). As… Read more »

Indestructible Joy

Abigail Biggs, 16 November, 2017

Josh:   I have a great story to tell, and will try to give you the very abbreviated version here. Around 2006 a business acquaintance, John, and I got acquainted on a more personal level, and went on a few dates. About a week into this ‘dating’ phase, I learned… Read more »

Apologetics: Apologizing for Believing in God?

JMM Team, 15 November, 2017

Our directive: “Have a ready answer for what you believe.” Contrary to what the world thinks, Jesus did not ask His followers to believe with “blind” faith. Because He didn’t need to. He wasn’t a swindler, a magician, or a con artist. He was God. He spoke the truth, and… Read more »

Easy-to-Understand Truth

Abigail Biggs, 2 November, 2017

The first book I read by Josh McDowell was in May 2016.  It was The Witness.  Right after, I devoured Josh’s biography Undaunted.  This book completely inspired me!  Christians also need inspiration from time to time! I made a firm decision that I will use the book Undaunted to the maximum as… Read more »

Does the Bible Have Contradictions?

Sean McDowell, 29 October, 2017

[Original post by Sean McDowell found here] Sean McDowell, Ph.D. is a professor of Christian Apologetics at Biola University, best-selling author, popular speaker, part-time high school teacher, and the Resident Scholar for Summit Ministries, California. Follow him on Twitter: @sean_mcdowell and his blog: seanmcdowell.org.

Inter-Generational Ministry

Abigail Biggs, 19 October, 2017

From one of our staff: Once we were in Lafayette, LA, where Josh spoke at a conference. While there I had several people share how our ministry has impacted their life and the life of their families. One woman told me that her sons were heavily influenced by Josh (and… Read more »

What is the Core Reason Kids Leave the Faith?

Sean McDowell, 8 October, 2017

[Original Post by Sean McDowell] There has been a lot of discussion recently about why kids leave the faith. People have rightly drawn attention to the role of poor theology, the importance of kids owning their faith, the significance of intellectual issues such as the apparent tension between science and… Read more »

Answers on YouTube

Abigail Biggs, 5 October, 2017

Hello there! I would just like to thank you for posting videos of Mr. McDowell on YouTube. My 7-year-old son loves to hear the Bible and asks wonderful questions. Recently he asked how we can know that the copy of Matthew we read is what Matthew wrote down. It was… Read more »

Do Miracles Still Happen Today?

Sean McDowell, 24 September, 2017

[Original post by Sean McDowell found here] Sean McDowell, Ph.D. is a professor of Christian Apologetics at Biola University, best-selling author, popular speaker, part-time high school teacher, and the Resident Scholar for Summit Ministries, California. Follow him on Twitter: @sean_mcdowell and his blog: seanmcdowell.org.

Teaching Teens

Abigail Biggs, 21 September, 2017

Josh, Just wanted to say, I was a student of yours for years, and an intern for a summer. Ten years later you remembered who I was. Just thought I’d say thank you for remembering, and not being afraid to teach teenagers heavy apologetics on a level they could understand…. Read more »

A Word From Mrs. Clark

Guest Blogger, 16 September, 2017

Mrs. Clark on her 7th Grade Bible Class: “Don’t Check Your Brains At the Door” As a 7th grade Bible teacher, I have the privilege of working with students each and every day as they grow in their faith, as they ask tough questions and as they deal with tough… Read more »

Trinton, Daniel and Abbi Do the Math

Guest Blogger, 9 September, 2017

Mrs. Clark’s 7th Grade Bible Class Discusses: Hide ‘n Seek? The Stolen Body Myth This myth is about people saying Jesus’s body supposedly got stolen. But how could Jesus’ body get stolen – with the 16 guards, 4 on duty and the other 12 sleeping? They say the disciples played… Read more »

Always Hope

Abigail Biggs, 7 September, 2017

Dear Josh, I just finished reading your book, Undaunted. Our lives have been inter-twined for a number of decades. I went to Talbot shortly after you did and we had the same typist for our thesis. I did mine on the same subject—so much so that it looked like I… Read more »

Sebastian and Julian: Would You Die for a Lie?

Guest Blogger, 2 September, 2017

Mrs. Clark’s 7th Grade Bible Class Discusses: Hide ‘n Seek? The Stolen Body Myth     The stolen body myth is about how some non-Christians believe the body of Jesus Christ was stolen by the disciples and later hidden. (Which is not a realistic theory to say the least). Jesus… Read more »

Abigail and Will: Theft Impossible

Guest Blogger, 26 August, 2017

Mrs. Clark’s 7th Grade Bible Class Discusses: Hide ‘n Seek? The Stolen Body Myth     “You know, Jesus really didn’t really rise from the dead. People just stole his body and claimed he rose from the dead.” This is what many people believe, but it was impossible to steal… Read more »

Appreciation for Decades of Ministry

Abigail Biggs, 24 August, 2017

Josh, Turning 65 this year, I’m trying to make sure some of my heroes know how much they have impacted me. Since 1973, when one of my students at a Christian high school gave me a copy of More Than a Carpenter, I have undoubtedly invoked your name, shared your… Read more »

2 Lessons from Living on Skid Row

Sean McDowell, 20 August, 2017

[Original post by Sean McDowell found here.] Recently I had the opportunity of co-leading a trip of 30+ high school students to stay at the Union Rescue Mission on Skid Row for three days. The students served meals in the kitchen, played Bingo with Mission residents, cleaned, played with children,… Read more »

Karlene, Lizzie and Karissa: Blind Man’s Bluff

Guest Blogger, 19 August, 2017

Mrs. Clark’s 7th Grade Bible Class Discusses: Blind Man’s Bluff The Wrong Tomb Myth     The Wrong Tomb Myth states that the empty tomb was not Jesus’, and His body was in His real tomb, which had gotten mixed up with the empty tomb. This could seem logical, but… Read more »

Jake, Adam and Lexi: Really Dead, Really Alive

Guest Blogger, 12 August, 2017

Mrs. Clark’s 7th Grade Bible Class Discusses: Playing Dead The Swoon Myth   We as Christians know that Jesus was a real person and did have a real body because He rose from the dead and He let Thomas, His disciple, touch the wounds on His hand and the wound… Read more »

A Much-Needed Wake Up Call

Abigail Biggs, 10 August, 2017

Dear Mr. McDowell, Well done Sir!!!!!! I have been sounding the trumpet on this topic [pornography] for the past 10 years.  We hit it hard in our confirmation program [at our church] (6th through 9th grade.). However, in recent years, I have been convicted that our efforts are coming too… Read more »

Lizzie and Wyatt: 39 Lashes and a Spear

Guest Blogger, 5 August, 2017

Mrs. Clark’s 7th Grade Bible Class Discusses: Playing Dead The Swoon Myth   The Swoon Theory is about Jesus possibly not fully dying and just playing dead during his crucifixion. However, we can with confidence state that this theory is false! First of all, we know that the centurion, whose… Read more »

Coaching Basketball and the Word

Abigail Biggs, 1 August, 2017

Coleen knew she was taking a risk. Sharing her faith in the closed country in Central Asia where she was serving as a teacher and coach could get her thrown out of the country — or even arrested. In this region of the world, there is one dominant religion. Other… Read more »

Why Are Christians So Easily Offended? Quick VIDEO

Sean McDowell, 30 July, 2017

[Original post by Sean McDowell found here] Sean McDowell, Ph.D. is a professor of Christian Apologetics at Biola University, best-selling author, popular speaker, part-time high school teacher, and the Resident Scholar for Summit Ministries, California. Follow him on Twitter: @sean_mcdowell and his blog: seanmcdowell.org.

Maddie and Marshall on the Crucifixion

Guest Blogger, 28 July, 2017

Mrs. Clark’s 7th Grade Bible Class Discusses: Playing Dead The Swoon Myth   The Swoon Myth is the thought that Jesus never really died. The myth states that Jesus merely passed out and the disciples took him from the grave. This is obviously false, not only did Mary Magdalene and… Read more »

Useable: See Yourself as God Sees You

JMM Team, 26 July, 2017

Ladies, this is the last blog post in our series exploring our true identity. We’ve covered a lot of ground over the past 12 weeks! In this post we’ll talk about our being useable by God. To get there, we need to see ourselves the way God does: FORGIVEN. ACCEPTED. WANTED…. Read more »

“Thousands of People Watching”–Samantha and Reed on the Witnesses

Guest Blogger, 22 July, 2017

Mrs. Clark’s 7th Grade Bible Class Discusses: Changing Fact to Fiction The Myths and Legends Myth   RABBI HEALS A BLIND MAN! Can you imagine that as a headline in the Galilee daily news? Well, it may seem crazy, but we know it is %100 true! Honestly, it can sound… Read more »

Fully Loved: See Yourself as God Sees You

JMM Team, 19 July, 2017

Ladies, in this blog series exploring our true identity, be reminded of this truth: YOU are unconditionally, unceasingly, fully loved by God right now and forever! To begin to walk in the assurance of this amazing gift, you have to choose to accept His love. Stop fighting God on His… Read more »

Caden and Karlene on Real Miracles

Guest Blogger, 15 July, 2017

Mrs. Clark’s 7th Grade Bible Class Discusses: Changing Fact to Fiction The Myths and Legends Myth   This myth is saying that the miracles that were written in the Bible were just made up stories or myths or folklore. Well,  all those miracles really happened. People think that walking on… Read more »

Fully Forgiven: See Yourself as God Sees You

Sheri Bell, 12 July, 2017

Ladies, in this, the tenth blog post in our series exploring our true identity, let’s remind ourselves that there is NOTHING we can do that will change God’s view of our incredible worth and value. Cindy, a 17-year-old wrote a letter to Josh once, saying: “I’m writing to you because… Read more »

Madison and Daniel on True Stories

Guest Blogger, 8 July, 2017

Mrs. Clark’s 7th Grade Bible Class Discusses: Changing Fact to Fiction The Myths and Legends Myth     The Bible is pretty extraordinary and tells the best stories. The Bible states pure facts about God the Father and His Son Jesus who died on the cross for us. Over the… Read more »

GiveMoreThanACarpenter

Guest Blogger, 7 July, 2017

Transform: See Yourself as God Sees You

JMM Team, 5 July, 2017

In this post exploring our true identity, let’s look at the topic of transformation. God uses other believers to help us to transform our self-image, so that we are able to see ourselves as God sees us. In 2 Corinthians 5:17 the Bible tells us that we become a “new… Read more »

Transformation Process: See Yourself as God Sees You

Sheri Bell, 5 July, 2017

Ladies, in this, the eighth blog post in our series exploring our true identity, let’s look at the topic of transformation. God uses other believers to help us to transform our self-image, so that we are able to see ourselves as God sees us. #fullyloved #fullyforgiven #fullyunderstood In 2 Corinthians… Read more »

5 Game-Changing Books to Read this Summer

Sean McDowell, 2 July, 2017

[Original Post by Sean McDowell]   I love reading. And what better time is there to read than summer? While there are certainly plenty of good books to read, here are five of my personal favorites. While they tend to be in the category of apologetics and culture, these books… Read more »

Xiomara Debunks the “Variant Reading Myth”

Guest Blogger, 1 July, 2017

Mrs. Clark’s 7th Grade Bible Class Discusses: The Bible and the Telephone Game The Variant Reading Myth   In chapter 11 we learned about the Bible and how truly reliable it is. Some people might think it’s old so it can’t all be true, or that some things were lost… Read more »

3 Potential Threats to Watch Out for on Social Media

Abigail Biggs, 1 July, 2017

3 Potential Threats to Watch Out for on Social Media by Brian Reed on Hootsuite   For marketers, investing in social media means exposure; exposure to new prospects, exposure to new followers and influencers, exposure for the brand, and exposure to a significant return on investment (ROI). All signs point… Read more »

Lovable, Valuable, Competent: See Yourself as God Sees You

JMM Team, 28 June, 2017

Ladies, God says our “Do” is NOT our “Who”! Hallelujah! No matter our actions, God says we’re fully lovable, valuable, and competent! In this, the seventh blog post in our series exploring our true identity, let’s look at why some Christians are unable to make progress in their Christian walk…. Read more »

Paige and Samantha on the Proof of God’s Word

Guest Blogger, 24 June, 2017

Mrs. Clark’s 7th Grade Bible Class Discusses: The Bible and the Telephone Game The Variant Reading Myth   Some people say that the Bible is kind of like the telephone game.  They think that what we read now is not the exact same thing that was written thousands of years ago…. Read more »

Pesky Feelings: See Yourself as God Sees You

Sheri Bell, 21 June, 2017

Ladies, in this, the sixth blog post in our series exploring our true identity, I want to touch on a REALLY touchy topic: our feelings. Oh, how much trouble these pesky critters cause us! (And, don’t worry if you’re a guy reading this … Josh says he deals with it as… Read more »

Kole on the Gold Standard

Guest Blogger, 17 June, 2017

Mrs. Clark’s 7th Grade Bible Class Discusses: The Bible and the Telephone Game The Variant Reading Myth   The Telephone Game is a team building activity where a group of people get in a line and a message is passed down the line. As the phrase is passed down the… Read more »

Societal Influences: See Yourself as God Sees You

Sheri Bell, 14 June, 2017

Ladies, last week in our series exploring our true identity we talked about how our parent’s view of us seriously impacted our self-portrait as we grew up. This week, let’s look at three influences outside the home that may have amplified the negative messaging we heard at home—or, conversely, overrode the God-based confidence our parents tried… Read more »

Rebekah and Campbell: Bible is in a “league of its own”

Guest Blogger, 10 June, 2017

Mrs. Clark’s 7th Grade Bible Class Discusses: The Bible and the Telephone Game The Variant Reading Myth   Some people think the Bible is similar to the telephone game.  Like the telephone game, it is believed that the Bible is different than it was thousands of years ago. The original… Read more »

Parents Influence on Self-Worth: See Yourself As God Sees You

JMM Team, 7 June, 2017

Ladies, in this post in our series exploring our true identity, we’re going to look at a touchy subject: the influence family, specifically our parents, has on our self-worth. If your parents cherished you, you likely have a positive, healthy self-image. If instead you were coddled, you might possess a… Read more »

Parent Influence on Self-Worth: See Yourself As God Sees You

Sheri Bell, 7 June, 2017

Ladies, in this, the fifth blog post in our series exploring our true identity, we’re going to look at a touchy subject: the influence family has on our self-worth. For good or bad, we inherit our initial perception of our identity from those who should love us the most: our… Read more »

Avery: “How’s THAT for precision?”

Guest Blogger, 3 June, 2017

Mrs. Clark’s 7th Grade Bible Class Discusses: The Bible and the Telephone Game The Variant Reading Myth   The Bible is the most reliable source in the world. It is translated into almost every language, too. The Bible is commonly thought to have errors just as the telephone game works…. Read more »

Make a Family Communication Plan

Abigail Biggs, 1 June, 2017

If and when disaster strikes, your family may not be all in one spot. Plan ahead now and make sure everyone in your family knows how get in touch and let you know they’re okay, where you will all meet during an emergency, and how to get there. Further details… Read more »

Unmet Needs: See Yourself as God Sees You

JMM Team, 31 May, 2017

Ladies, in this, the fourth blog post in our series exploring our true identity, we’re going to look at the 10 essential emotional needs we try to get met on a daily basis: Attention, Acceptance, Appreciation, Support, Encouragement, Affection, Respect, Security, Comfort, and Approval. How might we react to life if our emotional needs are routinely unmet? Perhaps… Read more »

GiveToMiddleEast

Guest Blogger, 27 May, 2017

Alex and Adam on the Reliability of the Bible

Guest Blogger, 27 May, 2017

Mrs. Clark’s 7th Grade Bible Class Discusses: The Bible and the Telephone Game The Variant Reading Myth   When you ask some people about the Bible, some might say, “it’s pretty cool, there’s some good stuff in it, but some of it can’t be true.” You may ask a teacher about the… Read more »

From Successful Businessman to Seminary Graduate

JMM Team, 26 May, 2017

Mr. Z had it all — or so it seemed. A wealthy and successful businessman, he owned his own construction company in East Asia. As a young man, he was proud of the many goals he had accomplished — a thriving business, a large bank account, a close circle of… Read more »

Live in the Light: See Yourself As God Sees You

JMM Team, 24 May, 2017

Ladies, in this, the third blog post in our series exploring our true identity, let’s look at whether you’re shining the proper light on your portrait—the self image of YOU that you carry around inside your head. As we’ve already noted, your TRUE identity comes from one single source: what God says about you.  At… Read more »

coffeehouse

Guest Blogger, 22 May, 2017

Angelina on Bible Discoveries

Guest Blogger, 20 May, 2017

Mrs. Clark’s 7th Grade Bible Class Discusses: One Among Many The Just-Another-Great-Book Myth The Just-Another-Great-Book Myth states that the Bible is just another book. This can be debunked because of many discoveries that show that the events are historically correct. People also don’t understand that every author in the Bible agree… Read more »

Mistaken Identity: See Yourself as God Sees You

Sheri Bell, 17 May, 2017

Ladies, in this, the second blog post in our series exploring our true identity, let’s look at whether you’re walking around with a mistaken identity. Say what??? Here’s what I mean: there is a very good chance, especially if you’re basing your self-identity and self-worth on the three cultural myths we covered last week,… Read more »

Elizabeth on God’s Ultimate Book

Guest Blogger, 13 May, 2017

Mrs. Clark’s 7th Grade Bible Class Discusses: One Among Many The Just-Another-Great-Book Myth The Bible. One of the greatest books ever to be written. Some say it’s just one of those great books that you read once and put it on the shelf to collect dust. Just another book. That’s a… Read more »

Personal Identity: See Yourself as God Sees You

JMM Team, 10 May, 2017

Ladies, in this, the first blog post in our series exploring our true identity, we have to ask: How do you see yourself? As God sees you—or as the world sees you? Are you basing your personal identity on your job title? Your marital status? Your dress size? The car you drive? The volume of “Likes”… Read more »

GiveToFuturePastors

Guest Blogger, 9 May, 2017

Grant: The Bible is for Daily Use

Guest Blogger, 6 May, 2017

Mrs. Clark’s 7th Grade Bible Class Discusses: One Among Many The Just-Another-Great-Book Myth In this week’s myth it talked about the holy book, the Bible. One myth about the Bible is that it is just another good book in the world. I disagree strongly with that. People say they have a… Read more »

Abigail on “The Bible and the Telephone Game”

JMM Team, 30 April, 2017

Mrs. Clark’s 7th Grade Bible Class Discusses: The Bible and the Telephone Game The Variant Reading Myth   Many times you hear that people think that only some of the Bible is true. Sometimes their reasoning for that is that the Bible is not the same as it was back… Read more »

Roman on the “Just-Another-Great-Book” Myth

Guest Blogger, 29 April, 2017

Mrs. Clark’s 7th Grade Bible Class Discusses: One Among Many The Just-Another-Great-Book Myth A lot of people in this world think that the Bible is just another book on the shelf. They think it’s just like the Odyssey or Iliad, and even Shakespeare’s writings but not as important. This is very… Read more »

You never know where a book you give might travel

JMM Team, 28 April, 2017

You never know where a book you give might travel — or who it might impact with the message of Jesus Christ. Every summer, thousands of people from North Africa and the Middle East cross the Mediterranean Sea by ferry to vacation in Europe. When it’s time to return home,… Read more »

GiveToEgypt

Guest Blogger, 26 April, 2017

Sammie on the Special Book

Guest Blogger, 22 April, 2017

Mrs. Clark’s 7th Grade Bible Class Discusses: One Among Many The Just-Another-Great-Book Myth The Bible may be a book but it is not an ordinary book. Yes, all books have chapters, page numbers, and words and yes the Bible consists of these things but still it doesn’t make it an ordinary… Read more »

SetFreeJourney

JMM Team, 20 April, 2017

Campbell on Treasuring the Bible

Guest Blogger, 15 April, 2017

Mrs. Clark’s 7th Grade Bible Class Discusses: One Among Many The Just-Another-Great-Book Myth     The Bible is the most holy, true, and miraculous book ever known to man. Yet still, some people believe otherwise. Even though the Bible is full of many true miracles, some people consider it a fable,… Read more »

GiveToPortCities

Amanda DeWitt, 11 April, 2017

Jaden on God’s Best Tool for Us

Guest Blogger, 8 April, 2017

Mrs. Clark’s 7th Grade Bible Class Discusses: One Among Many The Just-Another-Great-Book Myth   The myth in this chapter is that the Holy Bible is just another great book among many. The Bible is the greatest book of all. One of many incredible ways to prove the Bible’s uniqueness is how… Read more »

give-to-port-cities

Guest Blogger, 7 April, 2017

Karlene on the Bible That Gives Us Purpose

Guest Blogger, 1 April, 2017

Mrs. Clark’s 7th Grade Bible Class Discusses: One Among Many The Just-Another-Great-Book Myth The One Among Many myth talks about how the Bible is just like all other great books in history, like Shakespeare, the Iliad, and the Odyssey. They couldn’t be more wrong. The Bible is not just another “great… Read more »

DDL

JMM Team, 31 March, 2017

Resurrection Theories Debunked: Christ Rose

JMM Team, 31 March, 2017

In this, our fifth of six blog posts exploring the validity of the resurrection of Christ, we invite you to consider the factual, historical evidence that gives believers certainty that Jesus did rise from the dead, just as He promised! If you missed the previous blog posts in this series, you can click… Read more »

FreeMTAC

JMM Team, 29 March, 2017

Samantha on God-Breathed Word of God

Guest Blogger, 25 March, 2017

Mrs. Clark’s 7th Grade Bible Class Discusses: One Among Many The Just-Another-Great-Book Myth 2 Timothy 3:16-17 says, “All Scripture is God-breathed and is useful for teaching, rebuking, correcting and training in righteousness.” It explains many times in the Bible the importance of the Bible but most importantly — that nothing compares… Read more »

Empty Tomb: Details of Christ’s Resurrection

JMM Team, 22 March, 2017

In this, our fourth of six blog posts exploring the validity of the resurrection of Christ, we invite you to consider the factual, historical evidence that gives believers certainty that Jesus rose from death, leaving behind an empty tomb as He promised! You might choose to first read our earlier blog… Read more »

Sutton on The Greatest Book Ever

Guest Blogger, 18 March, 2017

Mrs. Clark’s 7th Grade Bible Class Discusses: One Among Many The Just-Another-Great-Book Myth Psalms 119: 114 says, “You are my refuge and my shield; I have put my hope in your word.” This verse alone debunks one whole myth. The myth assumes that the Bible isn’t the greatest book, but simply… Read more »

Burial Details of the Resurrection of Christ

JMM Team, 15 March, 2017

In this, our third of six blog posts exploring the validity of the resurrection of Christ, we invite you to consider the factual, historical evidence that gives believers certainty that Jesus rose from the dead, just as He promised. In our last blog post we focused on the crucifixion details, including the… Read more »

Emma on Why Bible is Not “Just Another Story”

Guest Blogger, 11 March, 2017

Mrs. Clark’s 7th Grade Bible Class Discusses: One Among Many The Just-Another-Great-Book Myth This weeks chapter, One Among Many, explains how people think of the Bible as just another book. The writers use the example of a professor who keeps his dusty, unused Bible, just sitting along his shelves with some… Read more »

Crucifixion Details of the Resurrection of Christ

Sheri Bell, 8 March, 2017

Apologetics Booklet Examines Factual Evidence of the Death and Rise of Jesus Christ. In this, our second of six blog posts exploring the validity of the resurrection of Christ, we invite you to consider the factual, historical evidence that gives believers certainty that Jesus did rise from the dead, just as He promised! If… Read more »

Lawerence on One Unfolding Story

Guest Blogger, 4 March, 2017

Mrs. Clark’s 7th Grade Bible Class Discusses: One Among Many The Just-Another-Great-Book Myth   The just-another-great-book myth says the Bible is just another great book like the Iliad or Odyssey. This myth can be refuted. Books take a long time to write, even a lifetime.  The Bible was written over a… Read more »

Did Jesus Really Rise From Death?

Sheri Bell, 1 March, 2017

Apologetics Booklet Examines Factual Evidence of the Death and Rise of Jesus Christ.   How does one go about finding a true answer to the question of whether Jesus did or didn’t rise from the dead? A critical historian would check out the validity of the records of witnesses, confirm Jesus’… Read more »

Reaching into Closed Countries One Conversation at a Time

JMM Team, 28 February, 2017

Each year, thousands of people from the Middle East travel to European cities for work, vacation, shopping, medical purposes and more. It’s in this time of freedom from their home countries that our Gulf Partnership Outreach teams approach tens of thousands of people with the truth about Jesus — talking… Read more »

Abigail: Bible Written With God’s Help

Guest Blogger, 25 February, 2017

Mrs. Clark’s 7th Grade Bible Class Discusses:   One Among Many The Just-Another-Great-Book Myth People say the Bible is a great book that was written by just another author. Some think that it is a book of guessing of what is to come. But the Bible is a book of overwhelming… Read more »

Reaching the “Unreachable” with the Gospel

JMM Team, 21 February, 2017

Omar* from the Middle East was one of the first to come to faith through the Gulf Partnership Outreach. Last summer he joined our outreach teams to help reach his fellow countrymen and was amazed at the opportunities he had to share the truth.  The Gulf Partnership Outreach grew out… Read more »

Comparing Religions

Abigail Biggs, 14 February, 2017

Iskandar is a scientist and philosopher in the Middle East. He was comparing different religions and trying to find the only true religion. When he visited one of our staff, he received the More Than a Carpenter book. He studied it for a long time and he was surprised by the facts… Read more »

Elizabeth on “The Father Christmas Myth”

Guest Blogger, 11 February, 2017

Mrs. Clark’s 7th Grade Bible Class Discusses:   The Vending Machine God The Father Christmas Myth   “In Don’t Check Your Brains at the Door, this chapter talks about a 7 year old boy asking for God to prove himself. The boy kneels next to his bed asking for 1… Read more »

Samantha on “The Killjoy Myth”

Guest Blogger, 11 February, 2017

Mrs. Clark’s 7th Grade Bible Class Discusses: The Cosmic Cop The Killjoy Myth   “‘Wee woo wee woo…’ “The terrifying sound blasted from the intimidating cop car, or what some think is the sound of God turning on His punishment sirens. “The ‘cosmic cop,’ the ‘punishment police,’ the ‘killjoy king’–whatever He… Read more »

Far from Everywhere

Abigail Biggs, 7 February, 2017

Rukshona was born in a remote mountainous village. She had never left her village and grew up in a very conservative culture and strict religious environment. The conditions for life were very difficult. They had no running water, no bathrooms. One day a mudslide came down on the village. Most… Read more »

Maddison on “The Killjoy Myth”

Guest Blogger, 4 February, 2017

Mrs. Clark’s 7th Grade Bible Class Discusses:   The Cosmic Cop The Killjoy Myth     “Is God a cosmic cop? Is He a police officer who never lets us have any fun? “God is a cosmic killjoy. The devil is just a guy who wanders the earth trying to make… Read more »

33rd Street Prison

Abigail Biggs, 31 January, 2017

We went on a ministry trip to the 33rd Street prison in Orlando Florida. Some others who had gone to minister in this prison before informed us that nothing could be brought into the prison with us.  Even our car keys and drivers licenses had to be left with the… Read more »

Victoria on “The Killjoy Myth”

Guest Blogger, 28 January, 2017

Mrs. Clark’s 7th Grade Bible Class Discusses:   The Cosmic Cop The Killjoy Myth   “‘The Killjoy Myth’ claims that God steals the joy out of a Christian life. “This is false. God IS our joy. “Satan is the one who steals our joy. 1 Peter 5:8 states that he is… Read more »

Will It Take a Miracle to Stop Using Porn?

Guest Blogger, 24 January, 2017

So, you think it will take a miracle for you to recover from your sexual brokenness fully? You have asked Him for that miracle many times and yet are still struggling. Maybe you have lost hope and resigned to a life of sexual sin. Ok … I saw you roll… Read more »

Books on the Subway

Abigail Biggs, 24 January, 2017

Over 20 years ago in Russia, Stas and I, along with the Josh McDowell Ministry and hundreds of American volunteers, had the honor of planting seeds throughout the former Soviet Union. The doors of Russia had just opened. For the first time the Soviet people were free to hear the… Read more »

No One is Immune

Abigail Biggs, 24 January, 2017

YouTube comment from Moody Founder’s week 2015 talk: Excellent! Everyone needs to hear this and I’m so thankful that he’s addressed this issue [pornography] so openly. I practiced as a marriage and family therapist for 12 years and the number ONE issue was this issue and we’re talking Christians.  I… Read more »

Trace on “The Killjoy Myth”

Guest Blogger, 21 January, 2017

Mrs. Clark’s 7th Grade Bible Class Discusses:   The Cosmic Cop The Killjoy Myth   “‘The Killjoy Myth’ states that God is like the ‘Fun Police.’ He doesn’t allow us to have any fun. “We think ‘God just wants to spoil it for us,’ as Don’t Check Your Brains at the… Read more »

CJ on “The Father Christmas Myth”

Guest Blogger, 14 January, 2017

Mrs. Clark’s 7th Grade Bible Class Discusses:   The Vending Machine God The Father Christmas Myth   “‘The Vending Machine God’ myth is a myth that states God will give you anything you ask for. He is a Father Christmas sort of figure, and he will give you anything you… Read more »

Elliott on “The Killjoy Myth”

Guest Blogger, 11 January, 2017

Mrs. Clark’s 7th Grade Bible Class Discusses: The Cosmic Cop The Killjoy Myth “According to this myth, God is a ‘cosmic cop’ standing in the center of the universe punishing people. “People think that God is some authoritative figure striking people down with lightning if they do wrong. This myth is… Read more »

The FEMA App

Abigail Biggs, 11 January, 2017

Weather the Storm: Download the FEMA App The FEMA app is your one-stop-shop with tools and tips to keep you safe before, during, and after disasters. Stay updated with weather-related alerts from the U.S. National Weather Service. Upload and share your disaster photos to help out emergency managers. Save a… Read more »

Make a Personal Evacuation Plan

Abigail Biggs, 11 January, 2017

Emergencies generally come without warning. Prepare today so you are not left scrambling and confused in the event of a disaster.   Take a moment to look at Google Maps, and plan three separate routes home from work.   Take another moment to fill out FEMA’s Commuter Emergency Plan, print… Read more »

Winter is a Killer: Simple Steps to Stay Safe

Abigail Biggs, 10 January, 2017

Content courtesy of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. “On average, weather-related vehicle crashes kill 6,253 people and injure more than 480,000 each year, according to the Department of Transportation. Most of these accidents occur when the roadways are wet, snowy or icy. When the weather takes a turn for… Read more »

Passing on the Calling

Abigail Biggs, 10 January, 2017

My name is Bran.  I went to Belarus and Russia with Operation Carelift (and later GAiN) many times over.  The Lord used those trips in so many ways in my life.  He planted a love for the Russian people—especially her orphans—in my heart, as well as a love for missions…. Read more »

Abbi on “The Father Christmas Myth”

Guest Blogger, 7 January, 2017

Mrs. Clark’s 7th Grade Bible Class Discusses:   The Vending Machine God The Father Christmas Myth   “‘The Vending Machine God’ is about people thinking that God will answer any question they have, or give them anything that they are wishing for. People believe if they try hard enough God… Read more »

A Timely Message

Abigail Biggs, 3 January, 2017

David Limbaugh highlights Josh McDowell’s message about cultural ‘perfect storm’ I’ve always felt as if I’ve known renowned Christian apologist Josh McDowell through his many excellent books, but I finally got to meet him in the flesh, and what a blessing it was. As I mention in my latest book,… Read more »

If You See Something, Say Something.

Abigail Biggs, 1 January, 2017

The Department of Homeland Security is sponsoring a campaign called “See Something, Say Something.” If it’s an emergency, call 9-1-1. If you’ve seen something suspicious or concerning, but you aren’t sure whether it’s a problem, don’t be silent about it. It’s not your job to determine whether or not the… Read more »

New Years Resolution 2017–Resolve to be Ready!

Abigail Biggs, 1 January, 2017

This New Year, make a new resolution: View in FEMA Multimedia Library 10 resolutions you can make to ensure you are prepared for an emergency: 1. Assemble and update emergency supplies 2. Make an emergency kit for your pet(s) 3. Document and insure property 4. Safeguard documents 5. Have a communications plan 6. Access alerts and… Read more »

The Case for Dedicated Dads

Abigail Biggs, 29 December, 2016

Fathers who get involved in their kids’ education have a big effect on the health, academic success, and happiness of their sons and daughters.   The Case for Dedicated Dads by Jessica Lahey for the Atlantic   One out of every three American children grows up without a biological father. These 24… Read more »

Do We Really Live In A “Post-Truth” World?

Sean McDowell, 27 December, 2016

PHOTO CREDIT MIKE LICHT [Original Post by Sean McDowell  It’s official. The 2016 word of the year is “post-truth.” Last year it was an emoji. In 2014 the word was “vape.” And in 2013 it was “selfie.” With the truth twisting, emotional appeals, and personal attacks that characterized this past… Read more »

What Child Is This Anyway?

Guest Blogger, 22 December, 2016

This season, don’t run from questions about the origins of Christmas. Use them to point people in the right direction. A couple of years ago as we were setting up for our Living Nativity, I was wrapping a towel around the doll we were going to use for the infant… Read more »

Ten Areas Where Pastors Need to Be Trained for the 21st Century

Abigail Biggs, 22 December, 2016

The American culture has shifted dramatically in a relatively short period. From shifting social rules and cultural expectations to new, pervasive technologies, the pastors of today are facing a different world than their predecessors. Besides the obvious and always-necessary training in unchanging, Biblical truth, what tools and training do pastors… Read more »

Filling Our Three Deepest Needs in 2017

Sheri Bell, 21 December, 2016

Are Our Deepest Needs Fillable?   As New Year’s Eve approaches, many of us feel the weight of expected self-reflection and new year resolutions. What’s going right in our lives? What needs to be tweaked? What’s definitely not working? Do we have the friends we want? The significant other we crave? The prestige and financial… Read more »

Cultural tolerance Wrap-Up: What Have We Learned?

Sheri Bell, 20 December, 2016

As Christians, we are to reflect God’s light. With this, our thirtieth blog post on the topic of cultural tolerance, we conclude our series based on the book The Beauty of Intolerance. As Top Ten lists are so popular, let’s use that format to remind ourselves of some of the important things we’ve learned about… Read more »

The Effects of Porn on Marriage

Abigail Biggs, 15 December, 2016

The effects of porn on marriage are widespread and devastating.   Researcher Patrick Fagan, Ph.D. completed a major study of pornography and called it a “quiet family killer.” His study found that 56% of divorces had one partner with an obsessive interest in porn.       The Effects of… Read more »

Invisible to the World — not to God

JMM Team, 15 December, 2016

Brother Kuan lives in a country in North Africa that is hostile to the gospel. He’s the only believer in a small village where all his relatives live. Every day he experiences ridicule and offense — even from his relatives — because he believes in Jesus Christ. Life is hard… Read more »

Youth Morality: Cultural Tolerance and the Classroom

Sheri Bell, 14 December, 2016

Christian Youth Morality Affected More by the Classroom or Parents? It’s not that our kids are rejecting Christianity, it’s that they have been influenced to define it according to their cultural setting. They are putting together their own religious canon in a smorgasbord style. Led to believe that it is better… Read more »

Not For a Lie

Abigail Biggs, 13 December, 2016

A gal I am working with—her name’s Jen—her husband Dave received Christ two months ago.  Wayne and I gave him More Than a Carpenter. When he got to the part where the disciples went to their death—he said “they would not do that for a lie.” God is doing Miracles… Read more »

9 Important Insights about Generation Z

Sean McDowell, 8 December, 2016

Move over Millennials. A new generation is here. For the past decade, there has been considerable discussion about how to understand and reach Millennials. But now there is a new generation, roughly those born between 1995 and 2010, which are the newest focus. [Original Post by Sean McDowell] While the… Read more »

8 Science-Backed Reasons Why Dads Deserve More Credit

Abigail Biggs, 8 December, 2016

From birth to adulthood, a Father’s involvement makes a huge difference in a child’s world. People make jokes, advertisers make commercials, and studios make movies and TV shows that tell a discouraging, insulting story of useless, unnecessary Dads. Clearly, they haven’t been talking to researchers any time in the last… Read more »

Santa or Jesus: Cultural Tolerance and Christmas

Sheri Bell, 7 December, 2016

Santa or Jesus the Reason for the Season?  Which gives the best present ever? As we head into the Christmas season, we have the opportunity to tell the world about the greatest gift ever: the authentic, selfless, other-focused love of Jesus. Let us not, then, be silenced by cultural tolerance, which declares that it’s… Read more »

Rejected by the World…Accepted by God

JMM Team, 6 December, 2016

Mira lives in a closed country in Asia. Formerly, she faithfully practiced the majority religion of her country. “I read prayers five times a day and considered myself a very righteous person,” she shared. But beneath her religious façade, Mira struggled with anger. Occasionally, she would have fits of rage… Read more »

Gratefully Convinced

Abigail Biggs, 6 December, 2016

I came from a point of total disbelief that the Word of God was actual truth. But nearly thirty years ago a minister shared tapes with me from a conference you gave in Idaho. I listened intently as you went over evidence in your quest. Hours of tape and I… Read more »

Covering the Key Sexual Topics

Abigail Biggs, 1 December, 2016

Remember, you do want them to hear it from YOU first though you may feel they seem too innocent right now. Unfortunately, if you don’t have a frank discussion with your kids about sex, someone else will—the average age of first exposure to Internet pornography is 11 years old [1]. If… Read more »

Loving: Cultural Tolerance and the Church

Sheri Bell, 30 November, 2016

Is the Church loving, if it overlooks sin?  So last week I wrote about a university president who had to remind one of his students that if he felt guilt over a chapel message about loving others, the appropriate response was not to complain that the message made him squirm in his… Read more »

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JMM Team, 28 November, 2016

Si Dios es tan amoroso, ¿por qué no puede ser más tolerante con el pecado?

Josh McDowell, 28 November, 2016

Todos sabemos que Dios tiene un serio problema con el pecado, pero si él es verdaderamente amoroso ,el debería ser más tolerante con nuestras limitaciones, ¿no es así? La realidad es que Dios es misericordioso, pero eso no es lo mismo que ser tolerante Hay una razón por la cual… Read more »

A Harvard Psychiatrist Says 3 Things Are the Secret to Real Happiness

Abigail Biggs, 24 November, 2016

A Secular Study follows Two Groups of Men for 75 Years …and while their findings might surprise some, Christians shouldn’t be surprised at all: your relationships are the most important part of your life. Your health and happiness are vitally linked to the connections you have to the people around you. Read… Read more »

Emotional Maturity Stunted by Cultural Tolerance?

Sheri Bell, 23 November, 2016

Yes or No to Emotional Maturity … That is the Question Did you happen to catch the recent blog post by Dr. Everett Piper, president of Oklahoma Wesleyan University? It’s titled This is Not a Day Care. It’s a University! The short piece is a great read and packs a powerful punch at cultural tolerance. In… Read more »

A Concert in Cincinnati

Abigail Biggs, 22 November, 2016

On October 7, 1995, I was 14 years old, a freshman in high school. I was, for the most part, a good kid, but I also knew I wasn’t always good. I came from a family that attended church, but faith was not a big part of our lives. A… Read more »

How a 10-Year-Old Got Her Father to Quit His $100 Million a Year Job

Abigail Biggs, 17 November, 2016

One Dad realizes that—though he can buy his little girl anything—all she really wants is time with him. Not many people see that many zeroes in a year—but that’s not the point. You could be king of the world, but your kids won’t care how much you make if you don’t… Read more »

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Guest Blogger, 16 November, 2016

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JMM Team, 16 November, 2016

Biblical Scripture: Truth or Tale?

Sheri Bell, 16 November, 2016

Can we Believe What We Read in Scripture? The idea that “what’s true for you isn’t necessarily true for me” can lead a person to the conclusion that the moral truths from the Bible are all just a matter of opinion. But this conclusion simply reveals our confusion over the concepts of truth… Read more »

The Lies and the Truth about Pornography

Guest Blogger, 15 November, 2016

By Lynn Marie Cherry, author of Keep Walking: 40 Days to Hope and Freedom after Betrayal My husband was 7 years old when he and a buddy found a stack of magazines in the woods behind their neighborhood. Being curious boys, they took the magazines to their tree house and pornography… Read more »

6 Questions to Ask Before Adopting

Guest Blogger, 15 November, 2016

[Original post here by Paul Pennington] Over the last decade, God has worked in amazing ways to raise awareness of His love for orphans among American Christians. This awareness had led to action, and thousands of orphans and foster children have been adopted into Christian families. Sadly, many of these families are now barely surviving. Hope for… Read more »

A Couple Changes

Abigail Biggs, 15 November, 2016

Thank you Josh for being used by God! Forty-one years ago you spoke in the Pocono Mountains of Pennsylvania on the topic…Roaming through Romans.  It was a Campus Crusade fall conference.  I was invited by a student from the University of Pennsylvania.  That weekend after hearing you share how a person can become… Read more »

9 Reasons Why Church Leaders Should Read the Daily News

Abigail Biggs, 10 November, 2016

Read your Bible first every day . . . but then read the news through gospel, Great Commission lenses. You’re a busy person. Work, family, and church responsibilities all pile on top of each other a vie for your attention. Taking the time to sit still and read the news—much… Read more »

Religious Freedom: Still an American Hallmark?

Sheri Bell, 9 November, 2016

Religious Freedom + Cultural Tolerance = ? Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the Government for a redress of… Read more »

A Stark Contrast

Abigail Biggs, 8 November, 2016

Blake Woodall Owned the Famous (or Infamous) Starck Club in Dallas in the 1980’s “We just did whatever we wanted to do.” When his club became a drug hotspot, Woodall left, trying unsuccessful ventures in business and religion. “You know the people in robes handing out books at the airport?… Read more »

The Financial Burden of Pornography Addiction

Guest Blogger, 4 November, 2016

(Post written by Anne Smith, mother and healthcare professional) We are well aware that individuals addicted to pornography, and their loved ones, pay a high emotional price. An addiction to pornography takes a huge toll on a relationship, resulting in emotional isolation and a loss of time spent enjoying more productive… Read more »

A Few Thoughts on the Hatmaker Position on LGBTQ

Sean McDowell, 3 November, 2016

[Post by Sean McDowell] [Article by Sean McDowell] For a variety of reasons, I [Sean] rarely respond publicly to other Christians. But in this case, I feel compelled to do so. Last week, in an effort to be compassionate and loving, popular Christian author Jen Hatmaker came out in support of… Read more »

A Generation of Skeptics Are Open to the Resurrection

Abigail Biggs, 3 November, 2016

Evidence Even the Critics Will Accept What do you say to skeptics who refuse to accept that the Gospels were written by their traditional authors? Who insist that the accounts were written long after the eyewitnesses to Jesus’ ministry had all died? Even using only evidence that these critics will accept,… Read more »

Actions: Does My “Who” Determine My “Do”?

Sheri Bell, 2 November, 2016

Our culturally tolerant society widely accepts the belief that our genetic disposition, lifestyle, and actions define who we are. In other words, Who I am = What I Do. Based on this narrative, who you are is inseparable from what you do and think and believe. Your identity is wrapped up in your conduct. So,… Read more »

Mask, Manuscript, Scroll

Abigail Biggs, 30 October, 2016

Email from Josh – March 3, 2014 First time to use manuscripts, mask, and scroll in presentation.  In fifty years in ministry [this is the] most incredible response by all ages. It was so so much fun for me. It was all topped off by a lady about forty-five years… Read more »

7 Reasons America Has Not Been Reached for Christ

Abigail Biggs, 27 October, 2016

“There are over 300,000 Protestant churches in America.” “Virtually every city in the United States has an abundance of Bible-believing faith communities. Millions upon millions of Christians attend these churches and, yet, this country is not reached for Christ yet. Why?”     7 Reasons America Has Not Been Reached… Read more »

The Bible: Just a Rule Book of “Thou Shalt Nots”?

Sheri Bell, 26 October, 2016

A lot of people get hung up on what they see as the Bible’s negativity. The Bible gets a bum rap for being “negative,” for being a bunch of rules one has to follow, if God is to be good to us. God’s Word definitely contains “Thou shalt nots,” but God’s intention… Read more »

A Generation of Believers

Abigail Biggs, 25 October, 2016

Russia, 2013. We just had the honor of hosting Sergei and Sveta Shashin, director of Russian Jesus Film, a ministry of Campus Crusade.  They are a result of the seeds/books that were planted throughout Russia in the early 90s.  At different times and places, both Sergei and Sveta received a… Read more »

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Guest Blogger, 20 October, 2016

Equip Your Kids to “Say No” to Porn

Abigail Biggs, 20 October, 2016

Josh McDowell came across this article and wanted to share it with you. Original Post: jenwilkin.blogspot.com “The first time porn was served at the cafeteria lunch table, my son was eleven years old.” [Jen] “How should I prepare my child for if they see porn?” is the wrong question to ask,… Read more »

“Oh, my God!” Meaningless Expression or Power Words?

Sheri Bell, 19 October, 2016

Speak God’s name with reverence. One thing missing in society today is a deep, soul-level reverence for God. We hear people utter God’s name, all day long, but they’re not actually talking to Him — or even about Him. “Oh, my God!” and “Jesus!” and “Oh, Lord!” become just meaningless expressions, convenient ways to respond to a funny… Read more »

8 Online Etiquette Rules Every Tween Should Know

Abigail Biggs, 13 October, 2016

Proper online etiquette isn’t just something to consider teaching your tweens, it’s crucial for solidifying their digital safety. Parents, have you ever heard of “subtweeting?” Are you aware that college administrators and potential employers sometimes look at candidates’ social media profiles? Do your kids know what to do when they… Read more »

The Need for Conviction in a Wishy-Washy World

Sheri Bell, 12 October, 2016

How deep are your beliefs about God? Some kids are nearly undone by peer pressure. Especially if asked to publicly acknowledge their gratitude to Jesus for the forgiveness of their sins. The word “sin,” in case you haven’t noticed, has become a word to avoid, thanks to the growing influence of cultural tolerance.  So how do we help our young people… Read more »

‘Trigger Warning’ – How Careful Do Recovering Addicts Need To Be With Stimuli?

Guest Blogger, 11 October, 2016

(Post written by Anne Smith, mother and healthcare professional) Everything comes with a ‘trigger warning’ nowadays. Some people consider these a bit sissy – but for people struggling to overcome things like trauma and addiction, trigger-warnings can prevent exposure to media or situations which really could damage their health. With pornography… Read more »

Ten Fears of Church Leaders

Abigail Biggs, 11 October, 2016

Pastors have fears, too. Pastors, elders, leaders; they’re not anxiety-proof. Below, find ten fears that plague our brothers in the pulpit, and the biblical comfort and encouragement to address them.   TEN FEARS OF CHURCH LEADERS (thomranier.com article) I have not hidden my love for pastors and other church leaders. And… Read more »

Holding on to the Truth

Abigail Biggs, 11 October, 2016

I remember meeting you in a parking garage in Orlando during the  2012 YPS conference. I was on staff at Global Youth Ministry at the time and you walked up to the group I was in—I had seen you before and you looked familiar to me but I didn’t know… Read more »

Advice to Nonresidential Fathers

Abigail Biggs, 6 October, 2016

All Dads are vitally important parts of their kids’ lives. In our culture many Dads may no longer live under the same roof as their children—but their kids still need fathers. Here are six ways for nonresidential fathers to be the best Dads they can be for their kids, no… Read more »

Judge Not, When it Comes to Cultural Tolerance?

Sheri Bell, 5 October, 2016

Did Jesus Say Judge Not? That is the Question. If cultural tolerance has a theme verse, it’s Matthew 7:11: “Judge not, that you be not judged.” That verse, by the way, is one of most commonly misused verses in the Bible. Christians and non-Christians alike often take it out of… Read more »

Millennials and the Bible: 3 Surprising Insights

Abigail Biggs, 29 September, 2016

What do Millennials think about the Bible? Much has been made of the growing post-Christian sentiment among America’s youngest generation of adults. But how has this well-documented turn away from religion affected Millennials’ views of Christianity’s most sacred text? Has the “brand” of the Bible suffered or significantly shifted among young… Read more »

A Mother’s Devotions

Abigail Biggs, 27 September, 2016

Hi, my name is Holly. I have two teenage sons. They are great boys but they are going through the typical stuff that teenagers have to face. My son Chase asked me one day “Mom how often do you read your Bible?” I said, “Son I may not pick up… Read more »

Porn and the Singleness Panic

Abigail Biggs, 22 September, 2016

Why the state of marriage doesn’t mean we lower our standards. Young women raised in the church are given a number of directives for choosing their lifelong partner. Beyond simply finding a Christian, they are told–and rightly so–to seek a man who is active and sincere in his faith, who is… Read more »

Weathering the Cultural Storm

JMM Team, 21 September, 2016

On Saturday I walked out on a warm Midwest night into one of the most peaceful neighborhoods you could imagine. The community was fenced in with many kids playing outside under the watchful eyes of their parents and grandparents. The night would have been serene if it wasn’t for the… Read more »

Flex Those Love Muscles, Dear Christian.

Sheri Bell, 21 September, 2016

Anger Drains Your Love Power. Let it Go. We only have to look on Facebook to clearly see that many of us currently living on the planet have become extremely rude in one area: offering respect to others who don’t agree with us. Have you been “unfriended” by someone yet, for not accepting a truth that this “friend” angrily… Read more »

“Go Deep” with Your Kids

Abigail Biggs, 15 September, 2016

“Being a dad is part art, part science, but mostly an act of faith.” The research is in—Dads matter. And while you can’t choose your children’s future for them, your involvement and influence make a huge difference. How do you make sense of the paradoxes of fatherhood? Go deep. Get… Read more »

The Puritans Had the Right View on Sex. Just sayin’.

Sheri Bell, 14 September, 2016

The Puritans Liked Sex! In the last two blog posts of our cultural tolerance series, we looked at why God designed sex to be part of marriage. We talked about the sacredness of sex, and the emotional, physical, and psychological damage we do to ourselves by engaging in sex outside of… Read more »

When Forgiveness Seems too Hard

Abigail Biggs, 13 September, 2016

He shifted from one Converse clad foot to the other and waited patiently for the other students to clear out from the classroom. I stood at my desk shuffling papers when I noticed that he remained. “Hi James. What’s up?” I asked. “Mrs. Lia, I just wanted to tell you… Read more »

How Can You Spot A Pornography Addiction?

Guest Blogger, 9 September, 2016

(Post written by Anne Smith, mother and healthcare professional) Many seek sexual stimulation outside of the bounds of ‘normal’ intercourse. In most cases, people can keep this urge under control, but serious problems arise when people (especially young people) use porn as an educational rather than a recreational tool, and attempt to apply… Read more »

3 Reasons People Leave Your Church

Abigail Biggs, 8 September, 2016

 Do you ever feel like your church has a revolving door? Pastors love to see new faces in the pews—except when it feels like new faces are all they see. Pastor Erik Reed gives three reasons why people may not stick with your church, and three ways to work on these issues…. Read more »

Sex is Sacred. We’ve Forgotten That.

Sheri Bell, 7 September, 2016

Sex is a big deal. God says so. I recently Googled the Internet, looking for articles on dating. Specifically, I was searching to see what advice sources offered up as to when a young person should have sex. One article that Google offered suggested this: “The age-old question is, how long do I… Read more »

Undaunted Hope

Abigail Biggs, 6 September, 2016

Hi, I just watched the movie Undaunted…the story of Josh McDowell. I had no idea what he had been through as a child. He had a drunken father that constantly beat his mother, a sister who committed suicide and a male helper at the farm house they had who sexually… Read more »

A Psychiatrist’s Letter to Young People about Fifty Shades of Grey

Abigail Biggs, 1 September, 2016

There’s nothing grey about Fifty Shades of Grey. It’s all black. “Fifty Shades of Grey is being released for Valentine’s Day, so you’ll think it’s a romance. Don’t fall for it.” Dr. Miriam Grossman.         A Psychiatrist’s Letter to Young People about Fifty Shades of Grey    By Miriam Grossman, MD {Many of you have asked that I provide my… Read more »

Premarital Sex: How Should Christian Parents React?

Sheri Bell, 31 August, 2016

Premarital Sex: Not True Love. Teri looked at her husband, Kenton, her face distraught. Just minutes before, their daughter had dropped the bombshell that she and her college boyfriend were having sex. When her parents had voiced their disapproval, Renee had burst into tears and run from the room. “What are… Read more »

Out of Darkness

Abigail Biggs, 30 August, 2016

Dear Josh, How can we thank you for your faithful service to our Lord Jesus?  Your little paperback book, More Than a Carpenter was instrumental in bringing my dear brother back to Christ after he wandered into the New Age movement and Occult. After he watched the movie Jesus provided… Read more »

Gray Matters: Too Much Screen Time Damages the Brain

Abigail Biggs, 25 August, 2016

Neuroimaging research shows excessive screen time damages the brain. The average child spends more than seven hours a day with a glowing screen in front of them. Parents may hesitate to place restrictions on their kid’s screen time, thinking that whatever problems may be caused by electronic overtime aren’t worth that… Read more »

Choose, Teens: God’s Way or Yours?

Sheri Bell, 24 August, 2016

We All Must Choose: God’s Way or Ours America, under God’s protection, has long enjoyed special status in the world. In part because our nation was founded on a unique Bill of Rights. Rights that have, so far, guaranteed us religious freedom. If your family happens to be active church-goers,… Read more »

Hungry for the Word

Abigail Biggs, 23 August, 2016

I went to [Europe] to hand out Bibles and Christian literature; one of the books being More Than a Carpenter. I don’t know how many people told me they had waited a whole year to get one again because their books were thrown away at Customs or by [offended people] in the boat. They’d… Read more »

A Gift that Changed a Life

Abigail Biggs, 23 August, 2016

I read More Than a Carpenter in the 80’s and it became my favorite book.  I have bought many and given them away and I am still doing so.  My mother was a public school teacher and I told her about the book.  One year in the 80’s she wrapped… Read more »

If It Feels Right…

Abigail Biggs, 18 August, 2016

 “I mean, I guess what makes something right is how I feel about it.” The youth of this generation are not especially immoral, certainly no more than the generations that came before, according to David Brooks of the New York Times. But, “what’s disheartening is how bad they are at… Read more »

The Bible: Why Youth Need to Know Its Truths

Daniel Rodriguez, 17 August, 2016

The Bible: Proven Truth. To be American is to embrace individual rights, right? Having been brought up to believe this, today’s young people are uncomfortable with the suggestion that there is only one universal truth. “You can believe that silliness,” they might reply. “But I’ll decide my own truth.” Because Christianity appears… Read more »

The Bible: Why Our Youth Need to Know Its Truths

Sheri Bell, 17 August, 2016

The Bible: Proven Truth. To be American is to embrace individual rights, right? Having been brought up to believe this, today’s young people are uncomfortable with the suggestion that there is only one universal truth. “You can believe that silliness,” they might reply. “But I’ll decide my own truth.” Because Christianity appears… Read more »

With your gifts, Ivan has been ministering in Russia for 25 years

JMM Team, 16 August, 2016

“All of the current leaders of the church in Russia were raised in their faith by Josh McDowell books. At that point these books were the ONLY Christian books available in the Russian language, and now these people are sharing the gospel with the next generation.” – a ministry partner… Read more »

How Do We Listen To God?

JMM Team, 13 August, 2016

In our world today and the busyness of life, it is difficult to find the time to go to a quiet place and focus on God. Let’s face it; we live in a world filled with noise. Almost everywhere we go, and with everything we do, our minds are overwhelmed… Read more »

10 Ways to Fight Pornography

Abigail Biggs, 11 August, 2016

One of the best ways to protect your kids from pornography is to protect yourself. 10 Ways to Fight Pornography www.allprodad.com Tags : top 10 A recent study asked a group of kids how often their peers look at porn online. They responded that it was often. The study also… Read more »

Losing Our Way, When All Ways Lead to Self

Sheri Bell, 10 August, 2016

Self-truth: When Anything Goes. Sure, there are lots of churches in America. But is American still a “Christian” nation? Look around, and it’s clear to see that most people have adopted the mindset of “I will decide for myself what’s right and wrong.” And as we’re seeing, when God’s moral truth… Read more »

Ask Him Anything

Abigail Biggs, 9 August, 2016

Dear Josh, I would like to share a story that goes back … to 1985 when you visited our city to spend a week of teaching and ministry in Newcastle England. I was a student then and my memories of that week are still clear in my mind.  The teaching you… Read more »

Why Parenting Is More Important Than Schools

Abigail Biggs, 4 August, 2016

A new study shows that parental involvement matters more for performance than schools, but that doesn’t mean going to PTA meetings “…parents, of all backgrounds, don’t need to buy expensive educational toys or digital devices for their kids in order to give them an edge. They don’t need to chauffeur their… Read more »

Real Evangelicals Believe These 4 Things.

Abigail Biggs, 4 August, 2016

What is an Evangelical? You’ve probably seen it in the polls—“this percent of Evangelicals support this candidate, or that legislation.” But with researchers defining “Evangelical” in various ways, the results can be as inconsistent as they are broad. The National Association of Evangelicals, along with a diverse group of theologians, researchers,… Read more »

“Intolerant.” Teens Don’t Want the Label

Sheri Bell, 3 August, 2016

The ‘Intolerant’ label hurts. But should it? OMG. It’s hard being a teen today, right? You worry about a million things, including what you look like, and how other people view you. “Do they like me?” you ask yourself. “Do they think I’m cool?” If you happen to be a Christian, you probably feel… Read more »

Christ and Chemistry

Abigail Biggs, 2 August, 2016

I work as an administrator at a science museum in Russia. The purpose of our center is to communicate in a very simple way through games that science—specifically physics and chemistry—could be interesting.  There are nine guides working with me.  All of them are young people, mostly university students.  This… Read more »

Facebook: Where Millennials Get the News and Feed Their Cows

Abigail Biggs, 28 July, 2016

Do you get your news and your cute kitten videos in the same place? A large segment of the population turns to Facebook to learn what’s going on in the world around them. Nick Pitts explores what this means for our increasingly polarized society, and how we can respond constructively… Read more »

The Bible: My Kids Don’t See Its Relevance

Sheri Bell, 27 July, 2016

Is the Bible Worth Reading?  Mary looked up at her daughter Stephanie. “Hi, Sweetie. How was your first day of college?” “Awesome, Mom! One interesting thing happened.” “What’s that?” asked Mary. She stopped sorting laundry so she could give Stephanie her full attention. “Well, I learned that the university has a… Read more »

Pornography and Crime

Abigail Biggs, 21 July, 2016

In March of 2011, the Kansas Legislature debated passing a bill requiring police to report any and all pornographic materials found during sexual crime investigations. Testifying in favor of the bill, Psychologist Mary Anne Layden laid out findings, including her own experience in treating sexual trauma victims and perpetrators, as… Read more »

Intolerance in the Name of Tolerance

Sheri Bell, 20 July, 2016

Intolerance From Those Who Demand It.  Society would have us believe that God is a myth. That the Bible is a dusty, outdated book of stories that don’t apply to us today. That a universal truth can’t possibly exist, because every person’s viewpoint and lifestyle is valid and must be accepted.  Many… Read more »

Truth Never Void

JMM Team, 19 July, 2016

For much of his life, Jallel knew little about Jesus. In fact, he considered himself an atheist. But at age 50, that began to change. In North Africa where he lives, Christ-centered resources like these are rare, restricted and sometimes even illegal. So it’s no surprise that he had never… Read more »

Last Minute Testimony

Abigail Biggs, 19 July, 2016

Josh, Greetings in Christ! I was honored to attend your teaching Saturday night at Calvary Chapel Oceanside. I am so glad that the Lord had you change your message at the last minute. Because of the testimony of your life and what the Lord has done in it, my sixteen year… Read more »

United by Love

Abigail Biggs, 16 July, 2016

How diversity reflects the kingdom of God “Throughout all of Scripture, from Genesis to Revelation, we see God working to redeem a people for Himself, a people from every tribe and tongue and nation—colorful and diverse.” Are we reveling in the beautiful and staggering diversity of the people God created… Read more »

Respect and Relationships

JMM Team, 15 July, 2016

Healthy family relationships are based on truth, which is established with trust and respect.  But these values are being redefined and challenged by our culture. Just in the last few years, the cultural definition of respect has altered drastically. It no longer means to highly regard or to honor someone… Read more »

Questions Welcome

Abigail Biggs, 12 July, 2016

Several years ago, we heard Josh speak at the National Apologetics Conference. He told the story about when his (at the time) teenage son expressed doubts about God and Josh reacted with, “Great! Let’s talk about it!” That story helped us to effectively minister to our own son. One night,… Read more »

Peace of Mind in an Unstable World

Guest Blogger, 8 July, 2016

No matter what the future holds, you can have peace of mind and confidence when you know this. No matter what happens in the world or in our own individual lives, is there a place to turn for stability? Can we look toward the future with hope, regardless of life’s… Read more »

Intolerant: The Perfect Word for my Parents!

Sheri Bell, 6 July, 2016

Are You Tossing Out the Word “Intolerant”? “Dad!” called Chad. “Mike and I are leaving! See you later!” Todd appeared at the door of his wood shop, a stained paint brush in one hand. “Hi, Mike,” he said, smiling warmly at the tall teen standing next to his son. “Where are… Read more »

New Faith and Old Tapes

Abigail Biggs, 5 July, 2016

I came to the Lord in November, 1971 at the University of Kansas. Just afterward I got a letter from a previous girlfriend, who shared how horrible her life was going. I wrote back saying. “We need to get together at Christmas” (when we would both be back in Des… Read more »

How to Be a Sex-wise Parent in a World of Penn State Scandal Media Coverage

Abigail Biggs, 30 June, 2016

Tips for Moms and Dads.   In today’s hyper-sexualized society, kids are going to have questions about what they see and hear. The Penn State scandal was years ago, but the news never seems to be short of similar cases. What do you say if the latest case comes on… Read more »

Tolerance Doesn’t Mean Tolerance

Sheri Bell, 29 June, 2016

“Tolerance”: Differing Definitions. Perhaps you’ve noticed that the Christian community is divided from modern culture when it comes to 1) what it means to be tolerant and intolerant; 2) who or what is to judge what is morally right and wrong; 3) what it means to accept without approving; 4)… Read more »

The Pink Backpack

Abigail Biggs, 28 June, 2016

My name is AnnaLisa and this is a story about something that Josh did 30 years ago that changed my life. By the time I was in my second semester as a freshman at UCLA, Satan had convinced me of 2 things: My life was worthless.  I had entered college… Read more »

The Skills Every Man Should Teach His Kids

Abigail Biggs, 23 June, 2016

Some are frivolous. Some are essential. All are abilities that your child will learn best from you. From telling  a good joke to making a paper airplane, from riding a bike to standing up to a bully, here’s one dad’s list of eleven things every dad should teach his kids…. Read more »

Why Don’t My Kids Embrace Biblical Truth?

Sheri Bell, 22 June, 2016

Does Biblical Truth Still Matter? “Honey, when can we meet Tony?” “We were thinking Christmas break, Mom. But don’t worry about fixing up the guest room. We’ll share my room.” Terri’s eyes widened in shock. “Excuse me?” “Mom,” huffed Renee, “We’ve been having sex for months. We’re in love! Just… Read more »

Leaving the Church and Finding Faith

JMM Team, 21 June, 2016

Atheism. It’s the greatest barrier to faith in Christ among young people in Europe today. And it’s fueling a crisis! Though this region of the world once had a rich spiritual heritage, today their youth are walking away from the church in droves. A mass exodus you might say. The… Read more »

Fathers Are Like Keys

JMM Team, 19 June, 2016

Happy Father’s Day! When you think about a key, what image comes to mind? Opening a secret door or a secure lock for all your valuables? But imagine your father like a set of keys.  Each one has a unique size and shape, and unique objective.  Some have been through… Read more »

Open Letter to Set Free Summit

Guest Blogger, 17 June, 2016

Jessica Harris, Beggar’s Daughter Jessica Harris is a writer, speaker and author and presenter at Set Free Summit 2016. Original blog post can be found here. I just finished packing to head home and I’ve done so in an absolute daze. Seven years.  Seven years I have been doing this and… Read more »

Maintaining Relational Presence in a Technological World

Abigail Biggs, 16 June, 2016

Are you distracted by technology? Are you constantly checking e-mail, updating Facebook or sending Tweets? Do you find yourself avidly texting friends absent friends, and ignoring the ones you’re with?  Do your small children walk around the house imitating you…on your cell phone? If so, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist Rhett… Read more »

My Parents Judge Me for My Moral Choices!

Sheri Bell, 15 June, 2016

Moral Choices: What is Right and Wrong? “You’ll love him, Mom,” Renee said on her visit home from her second year in college. “He’s so considerate, and smart, and really good looking.” Terri smiled. “That’s great honey. Does he go to church with you?” Renee shook her head. “Tony’s not… Read more »

True for You, But Not For Me: What is “Truth”?

Sheri Bell, 8 June, 2016

If you are like most Christian parents, grandparents, or gatekeepers of young people (perhaps you’re a pastor, youth pastor, or Christian educator), you are no doubt perplexed by a younger generation of teens and twenty somethings who seem comfortable with a value system and set of beliefs that are often… Read more »

I’ve been experimenting and finally realized porn was an issue.

JMM Team, 23 May, 2016

“I’ve been to psychologists and psychiatrists for the last 8 years. Have been diagnosed with depression, severe social anxiety, severe memory impairment, and a few others. Have tried Effexor, Ritalin, Xanax, and Paxil. Dropped out of two different colleges. Been fired twice. Used pot to calm my social anxiety. I’ve… Read more »

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Guest Blogger, 16 May, 2016

Accelerating the Gospel in East Asia

JMM Team, 16 May, 2016

Today 9 out of 10 people in East Asia have never heard the gospel — but that is rapidly changing. Millions are coming to Christ each year.  Here are just a couple of notes we’ve received from students: Diana’s story: I am a seminary student who dedicate myself as a future… Read more »

Is God Racist?

JMM Team, 16 May, 2016

Some say that God is a racist. A racist is one who believes that a certain human race is superior to any or all others, and that it is endowed with an intrinsic superiority, which makes the racial discrimination justified. Based on this definition, some say that God is a… Read more »

Fortune 500 Faith

JMM Team, 10 May, 2016

I have been wanting to thank Josh personally for years for his part in helping me receive Jesus. I started my journey with Jesus when I was born again in May 1986.  I was just finishing up college and worked in a pizza parlor to help pay for my expenses…. Read more »

Is God Sexist?

JMM Team, 9 May, 2016

As Christians, we view God through a completely different lens than the rest of the world. Nonbelievers portrayed God in many distorted ways, including misogynic (woman-hating), chauvinistic, patriarchal, and sexist. In doing so, they take Scripture completely out of context. Take the accusation of sexism, for example. God is not… Read more »

Sexual Addiction

Guest Blogger, 4 May, 2016

The Way Out of the Web It starts with a single picture . . . a single sexual image that pops onto the computer screen . . . and before long, you’re ensnared, entrapped in a complex, all-consuming web of sexual addiction. You’re undeniably stuck—you look around and all you… Read more »

Is Some Truth Just Personal Preference?

JMM Team, 2 May, 2016

You have probably heard someone say, “Well, that may be true for you, but it’s not true for me.” Behind this phrase lies a deep-seated confusion between the concepts of truth and belief. Clearly, we are all entitled to our beliefs. But does that mean that we have our own… Read more »

“I need that book…!”

JMM Team, 26 April, 2016

One of our Port Cities Project volunteers recently shared with us what a difference this project is making: “Last summer, a woman from the Middle East literally ran after one of our port cities teams that had run out of books, pleading, ‘I need that book that explains the message… Read more »

Is it Even Possible to Know Truth?

JMM Team, 25 April, 2016

First, let’s start by defining truth. Typically, two definitions are offered to explain the same concept of truth. Webster defines truth as “fidelity to an original standard.” You and I can argue about which of our watches is correct. But to know for sure, we’d have to measure our watches… Read more »

Josh’s message was a ‘wake up call!’

JMM Team, 19 April, 2016

“After Josh’s talk to parents [about the impact of Internet pornography], a lot of parents started to come to our family meetings and told us that Josh’s message was a ‘wake up call’ for them. The dads started to meet with their sons and daughters to discuss about their temptations and their… Read more »

Did God Create Intelligent Beings Other Than Humans?

JMM Team, 18 April, 2016

Scientists say matter is spread over a space of at least 93 billion light-years across. There are probably more than 100 billion galaxies in the observable universe, with countless planets. That blows the mind! And it may cause us to wonder, are we the only intelligent beings God created in… Read more »

You really saved my life (indirectly) so thank you so much!!!

JMM Team, 14 April, 2016

I just want to say that your book Undaunted really helped me to move on in my life. I had an exact life that you had, though I’m still working on forgiving my abuser. It’s really not easy to do so. I already forgave my parents for what they did… Read more »

Why Did God Create Humans?

JMM Team, 11 April, 2016

Did God create humans because he was needed someone to relate to? Was he bored and one day got really creative and produced a universe that included people? Some speculate that God wanted or needed human relationships, so created us to remove his own aloneness. One big problem with this… Read more »

Set Free Summit: Day 4 Recap

Guest Blogger, 7 April, 2016

The Set Free Summit concludes today with a focus on restoration. We have recognized the problem of pornography and how pervasive it is in our culture throughout our world. Today, we discover how we can be restored and help others become restored through God’s Word. Dr. Ted Roberts: Is Real… Read more »

Set Free Summit: Day 3 Recap

Guest Blogger, 7 April, 2016

It’s Day 3 of the Set Free Summit, and the theme is hope. Our presenters empowered us with practical tips, tools and approaches to help those affected by pornography. Whether we’re working with a woman who struggles, a betrayed wife, a parent trying to talk to their children about sexual temptation, or… Read more »

Set Free Summit: Day 2 Recap

Guest Blogger, 7 April, 2016

Well, it’s been another incredible day at the Set Free Summit! Here’s a recap of today’s sessions: Session 4: Brain Science and Porn Donald L. Hilton, Dr. William Struthers, and Dr. Ted Roberts, three of the world’s leading experts on brain science and pornography, shared how porn affects a person’s nervous system. Here are… Read more »

Set Free Summit: Day 1 Recap

Guest Blogger, 7 April, 2016

What a day! The Set Free Summit kicked off with an audience representing 19 countries and 350 different organizations. The purpose: to bring awareness to the pervasive problem of pornography and encourage the Church to fight for freedom. Three amazing speakers took the stage to share their stories and insights about porn’s destructive… Read more »

Josh McDowell: Call to Arms

JMM Team, 7 April, 2016

Free Downloads May we rise up to be a part of the solution–starting with ourselves, then our families, our churches, our children’s schools, our countries, and then the world! “We need a Wilberforce, a Mother Theresa and a Bonhoeffer in the church today who have the courage to battle the devastation… Read more »

Applying the Hope of the Gospel to Porn Users

Guest Blogger, 30 March, 2016

The Bible does not describe us merely as wayward, broken, or needing a moral boost but as those who are dead in sin (Eph. 2:1). Dead men and women do not just need recovery: they need resurrection. For the follower of Christ, the ultimate goal is not merely “quitting pornography,” but… Read more »

If God is So Loving, Why Can’t He Be More Tolerant of Sin?

JMM Team, 28 March, 2016

  We all know that God has a serious problem with sin, but if he is truly loving he should be more tolerant of our shortcomings, right? The reality is that God is merciful, but that isn’t quite the same as being tolerant.  Tweet There is a reason God can’t… Read more »

Why is the Resurrection Important?

JMM Team, 24 March, 2016

  Christ’s resurrection is a historic necessity if our destiny means anything at all. “And if Christ has not been raised, then your faith is useless, and you are still in condemnation for your sins. . . . And if we have hope in Christ only for this life, we… Read more »

Prayer Guide for the Set Free Summit

JMM Team, 22 March, 2016

UPDATE: Thank you to everyone who prayed! The Set Free Summit was amazing–you can learn more about it HERE. Download the resources from Josh’s talk HERE.     2 More Weeks To Go! Prayer Guide – Mar 21-27 Set Free Global Summit on pervasive Internet pornography on April 4-7, 2016 in Greensboro,… Read more »

What Causes People to Sin Today?

JMM Team, 21 March, 2016

To understand the cause of sin, we need to understand the condition of people who sin. And we need look no further than ourselves or our children. From infancy, it appears, we struggle for control to get what we want, when we want it, and in the way we want… Read more »

Join Josh in Intense Prayer

JMM Team, 15 March, 2016

UPDATE: Thank you to everyone who prayed! The Set Free Summit was amazing–you can learn more about it HERE. Download the resources from Josh’s talk HERE.         I need your prayers for one of the most significant weeks in my 54 years of ministry! Download Prayer Guide – Mar… Read more »

What is Evil Exactly?

JMM Team, 14 March, 2016

Evil is the corruption of that which is good. Humanity first experienced evil when Adam and Eve chose to exercise their freewill and eat of the forbidden fruit. Evil is the corruption of free will, which God gave us in order that we might have the choice to believe he… Read more »

The Changing Pornography Landscape

Guest Blogger, 9 March, 2016

Interview with Ron DeHaas, Founder and CEO, Covenant Eyes In 1992, Ron DeHaas lost his wife and children in a tragic car accident, leaving him with a new understanding of the importance of families—an understanding he carried with him after he remarried. In March 2000, seeing just how easy it was… Read more »

Where Did Evil Come From?

JMM Team, 7 March, 2016

Evil had to come from somewhere, right? But from where? We know that God is perfectly good and holy, and that there is no evil in him. There is the capacity for evil in us, however, as God created humanity with the freedom of choice. Evil comes from an abuse… Read more »

The Occupational Hazards of Ministry

Guest Blogger, 4 March, 2016

By Dr. Harry Schaumburg The Bible holds the office of elder in high esteem. Whoever desires to be a pastor has set his heart on a noble task because it involves the oversight of God’s people through ruling and teaching. To do the job requires not only knowledge and wisdom,… Read more »

7 Reasons the Bible is so Relevant

Guest Blogger, 3 March, 2016

(ChristianPost Article) No one in the universe is more relevant than God, and so it makes sense that Scripture (comprised of 66 books) is the most relevant message ever presented. Without God, you and I would not be here. And without the Bible, we wouldn’t be able to discern which… Read more »

7 Razones por las que la Biblia es tan Relevante

Guest Blogger, 3 March, 2016

(Artículo de publicación cristiana) Nadie en el universo es más relevante que Dios, por lo que tiene sentido que las Escrituras (que consta de 66 libros) sean el mensaje más relevante que se haya presentado. Sin Dios, tú y yo no estaríamos aquí. Y sin la Biblia, no podríamos discernir qué… Read more »

12 Organizations That Support Sexual Exploitation

Guest Blogger, 2 March, 2016

What do the American Library Association, the Department of Justice, Snapchat, and HBO have in common? All were named to the 2016 Dirty Dozen list by the National Center on Sexual Exploitation. Now in its fourth year, this annual list highlights 12 corporations or organizations which profit from or support obscenity and… Read more »

Is Sex Dirty?

JMM Team, 2 March, 2016

Sex is definitely not dirty. When God created the world, He looked at it and declared that everything was good. That included sex! God created sex as a good and enjoyable aspect of our lives. God isn’t down on sex. After all, He made it. God designed the gift of… Read more »

Can God Do Wrong, Such as Get Jealous?

JMM Team, 29 February, 2016

The Bible says that God gets jealous over us. But we’re taught early on that getting jealous is wrong. So is God capable of doing wrong? No. Scripture promises us that “Everything he does is just and fair. He is a faithful God who does no wrong; how just and… Read more »

Is God Male or Female?

JMM Team, 22 February, 2016

To ask the question, “Is God male or female?” is like asking if God is left- or right-handed. Or if his first language is Spanish or English. The questions are irrelevant, because God is not confined by our humanity. God created us in his image, but he is unlike us… Read more »

How Should I Respond When Someone Compliments Me?

JMM Team, 20 February, 2016

Often we go to two extremes, both as a result of pride. One extreme is false humility. We deny any positive quality or accomplishment by saying things like, “No, no, no. I’m just a worm.” That makes people sick. Everyone knows you are really saying, “Keep trying to convince me…. Read more »

Have You Hugged Your Kid Lately?

JMM Team, 18 February, 2016

Lindsay Lohan When your young child reaches the teenage years it may seem he or she doesn’t want the physical and emotional affection of mom or dad. But perhaps more than any time in their life a teenager needs to experience the “unfailing love” of his or her parents. A… Read more »

What Does it Mean That God is a Trinity?

JMM Team, 12 February, 2016

The idea that God is three in one is confusing to many people. God exists as three persons, yet he is one being. Each person of the Trinity—the Father, Son, and Holy Spirit—has a separate identity while yet possessing the full nature of God. Jesus is the divine Son of… Read more »

Taking a Stand in a Self-Destructing Culture

Guest Blogger, 6 February, 2016

Update: Thank you to all the speakers and and attendees who made the Set Free Summit so amazing! Missed the event? DOWNLOAD Josh’s notes for free!   By Josh McDowell And I heard the voice of the Lord saying, “Whom shall I send, and who will go for us?” Then… Read more »

The Father Connection—or Lack Thereof

JMM Team, 4 February, 2016

Johns Hopkins Medical School commissioned two professors, Dr. Thomas and Dr. Duazunski to study 1,337 medical doctors who graduated from Johns Hopkins University. They wanted to determine a cause factor, for these five diseases: (1) hypertension; (2) coronary heart disease; (3) malignant tumors; (4) mental illness; and (5) suicide. There… Read more »

Distinguishing Between Right From Wrong

JMM Team, 30 January, 2016

We are being taught that truth is relative to the individual — and that all values, beliefs and lifestyles are equal. Tolerance. Knowing right from wrong doesn’t matter. To say something is right or wrong is not being tolerant. But did you know that God does not call us to be… Read more »

CharitableGiftAnnuity

Guest Blogger, 28 January, 2016

Adultery of the Heart: How God Rescued Me from Porn Addiction

Guest Blogger, 21 January, 2016

Blog Post written by Scott Woodard for Covenant Eyes, a Josh McDowell Ministry partner. Learn more at SetFreeSummit.org.   As a man who suffered with Internet pornography, I cannot look the other way anymore and deny the fact of how easy it is to type a simple word in a search engine and get… Read more »

Key findings in landmark pornography study released

JMM Team, 19 January, 2016

Read key findings for TEENS & YOUNG ADULTS, PASTORS/CHURCH and ADULTS from landmark pornography study, “The Porn Phenomenon” The Barna Group, in partnership with Josh McDowell Ministry, has created a landmark study on the pervasive nature of Internet pornography and its impact on the church. Titled The Porn Phenomenon: The Explosive Growth… Read more »

What are the most up-to-date stats on pornography?

JMM Team, 19 January, 2016

Because of the sensitive nature of the topic, in-depth studies on pornography are rare, and many are old. So where can you get the most up-to-date statistics? At the Set Free Summit! Josh McDowell Ministry and Covenant Eyes have commissioned the Barna Group to do a major study on pornography, called… Read more »

What’s the Difference Between Love and Infatuation?

JMM Team, 16 January, 2016

Infatuation has been defined as “the emotional impulse of love, untested by time or circumstance.” Since infatuation can lead to real love, sometimes it is difficult to see the difference. The characteristics in the chart below show the differences between infatuation and real love. The Fairy Tale—Infatuation Fall into it… Read more »

Announcing the Release of “THE PORN PHENOMENON”

JMM Team, 15 January, 2016

THE PORN PHENOMENON: A COMPREHENSIVE NEW SURVEY ON AMERICANS, THE CHURCH, AND PORNOGRAPHY Groundbreaking Study Reveals Changing Attitudes and Behaviors Toward Pornography—Especially Among Teens and Young Adults When:     Tuesday, January 19th, 2016 – 10 AM Where:    (refreshments served) Omni Berkshire Hotel Vanderbilt Room (ground floor, rear lobby) 21 East 52nd Street (52nd… Read more »

Brain Chemicals and Porn Addiction: Science Shows How Porn Harms Us

Guest Blogger, 14 January, 2016

Recent research is telling us a lot about the brain when it comes to watching porn. Over a decade ago, Dr. Judith Reisman called porn an “erototoxin,” theorizing that the brain itself might be damaged while watching porn. She speculated that future brain studies would reveal that the surge of neurochemicals… Read more »

Why Do Mom and Dad Talk about Getting a Divorce?

JMM Team, 2 January, 2016

There are times when mom and dad may have problems getting along. One thing or another may cause this. The major stress points in a marriage are not kids as much as financial problems, lack of communication and lack of trust. When parents, or anyone for that matter, get under… Read more »

Why Your Resolution to Quit Porn Will Fail Miserably (and how to succeed instead)

Guest Blogger, 31 December, 2015

About 45% of Americans make New Year’s resolutions, and 88% of all resolutions end in failure. Your resolution this year might be to “lose weight” or “get organized” or “quit smoking,” but regardless, there are good psychological reasons why most New Year’s resolutions fail. And when you’re resolved to stop… Read more »

Three Simple Words to Set You Free

Guest Blogger, 31 December, 2015

It was a Tuesday morning, and I get a phone call from a college student who is a regular attender of my church. Answering the phone, I’m met with a voice filled with urgency. “Can we meet up today? I really need to talk with you.” After agreeing to meet,… Read more »

Who is the Holy Spirit?

JMM Team, 28 December, 2015

When we think of God, we may imagine the powerful Creator sitting on his throne in heaven. We may think of him in human form as Jesus, Savior of the World. But do we view him as the Holy Spirit? Just who is God in the person of the Holy… Read more »

Can God Stop Loving Me?

JMM Team, 26 December, 2015

Is there anything that could cause God to change His mind and stop loving me? We’ll let God speak for Himself on that one. Romans 5:8 tells you how much God loved you when you weren’t even a Christian: “But God demonstrates His own love toward us, in that while… Read more »

Why Marital Sex is Better Than Porn

Guest Blogger, 24 December, 2015

The following is an excerpt from Covenant Eyes’ free e-book, The Porn Circuit: Understand Your Brain and Break Porn Habits in 90 Days. The pornified brain sounds a lot like Mick Jagger; it can’t get no satisfaction. On the surface it sounds absurd. Pornography offers endless opportunities for arousal. If a… Read more »

What is God Really Like?

JMM Team, 21 December, 2015

When we look at the world around us, we get glimpses of God’s creative nature and his incomprehensible immenseness. But God also reveals himself to us in Scripture. Through the reliable written Word of God we gain deep insights into God’s infinite characteristics, his relational heart, and his holy nature…. Read more »

I Have Been Going Out With One Guy and Told Him I Wanted to Be Just Friends.

JMM Team, 19 December, 2015

But he got mad when I went out with another guy. What did I do wrong? Some people enter dating with an attitude of “ownership.” They think that you belong to them and refuse to allow you to live your own life. They act as if you are their private property… Read more »

IRA-Rollover

Guest Blogger, 18 December, 2015

Talking to Your Daughter About Sex and Porn: A Stage-by-Stage Guide

Guest Blogger, 17 December, 2015

When it comes to discussing sex and pornography, how soon is too soon? It’s a question many parents ask. They don’t want to overexpose their children or be guilty of stirring up temptation in their children’s lives. At the same time, they don’t want to risk missing their cue and… Read more »

If God Caused Everything, Then Who or What Caused God?

JMM Team, 14 December, 2015

One of the questions believers are asked is, “Who or what caused God?” The simplest answer is to reply, “If God could be caused to exist, then he would not be God!” God is eternal; he has life without beginning or end. Because God has always existed, he didn’t need… Read more »

Why Must My Parents Embarrass Me in Front of My Friends?

JMM Team, 12 December, 2015

It doesn’t take much for a parent to ruin things, does it? Like hanging around pretending they are tidying up when your friends are over, but it’s obvious they are trying to listen in on the conversation. Or trying to be “cool” by talking about the latest music groups and… Read more »

The Importance of Intact Families

JMM Team, 10 December, 2015

Of course we can’t be complete models of truth if we aren’t there as whole families for our kids. There is good reason Jesus said about marriage, “let no one split apart what God has joined together” (Mark 10:9). Broken homes have had such a devastating effect on everyone involved…. Read more »

What is the Personal Experience Argument for God’s Existence?

JMM Team, 7 December, 2015

One way that we can know that God exists is through the personal experience we develop with him. Few of us have the dramatic conversion that Paul experienced. In fact, for a while after asking Jesus to be our savior, we may feel exactly the same. We can’t, at that… Read more »

My Parents Have Always Told Me that I Would Never Amount to Anything. Why Has This Affected Me So Much?

JMM Team, 5 December, 2015

Your self-image is composed of conclusions you have reached about yourself. These conclusions follow this sequence: Stages Example You hear it. You think about it. An experience reinforces it. You feel it You believe it. “You’re stupid.” Am I stupid? You make a big mistake and your friends laugh at… Read more »

How to Confess Your Porn Addiction to Your Spouse

Guest Blogger, 3 December, 2015

Every time I found out about Craig using porn, I either found it on the computer or I caught him in the act. All the while, whenever I asked him about his temptations or actions, he denied engaging it. Except for one time. Though his confession was painful to hear,… Read more »

What is the Moral Law Argument for God’s Existence?

JMM Team, 30 November, 2015

Every human culture known to man has had a moral law. We find it in the records of past cultures as well as in all present societies. These laws protect life; they govern marriage and family relationships, condemn stealing, and encourage doing good to others. Accompanying these laws, however, are… Read more »

The Power of Love: The Missing Link

JMM Team, 29 November, 2015

Not long ago, I (Josh) was speaking at a large church in the Midwest. The church had just completed a building project and moved into their large facility. As I approached the entrance, I noticed a huge banner hanging across the building. It read, “We preach the truth—and the truth… Read more »

How in the World Can I Be Like Jesus?

JMM Team, 28 November, 2015

I can’t even swim, much less walk on water. God wants you to be like His Son, Jesus Christ, in your character, that is, what you are like on the inside. There is no outward ideal when it comes to looks or abilities. But there is an inward ideal. It’s… Read more »

What is the Design Argument for God’s Existence?

JMM Team, 23 November, 2015

The design argument is also known as the teleological argument. It is based on the premise that the universe demonstrates immense specified complexity, via an Intelligent Designer. Consider the flower beds at Disney World that clearly resemble Mickey Mouse. Certain flowers make up his eyes, others his nose, and others… Read more »

If My Friends and I Have a Disagreement, What’s the Right Way to Handle It?

JMM Team, 21 November, 2015

When you have a disagreement, you have a choice. You can either resolve the conflict or dissolve the relationship. Here are some guidelines for resolving the conflict and keeping the fight fair: Desire openness. In a fair fight, the attitude of “I’m always right” is against the rules. Choose the right… Read more »

The Power of Love: Seeing is Believing

JMM Team, 21 November, 2015

Teaching our kids the truth – what is right and what is wrong – within the context of relationships is vital. Our young people will most likely need to correct various behaviors and patterns as they grow and mature, i.e. – avoid pornography and resist sexual pressure – and they… Read more »

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Guest Blogger, 17 November, 2015

What is the First-Cause Argument for God’s Existence?

JMM Team, 16 November, 2015

The first-cause argument, also known as the cosmological argument, is based on a 3-pronged premise: 1) that everything that exists has a cause; 2) that the universe began to exist; so 3) therefore the universe has a cause. The basis for this argument is that something cannot spring from nothing…. Read more »

Pocket Porn: Nearly a third of teens carry portable X-rated theaters

JMM Team, 14 November, 2015

Jeff first saw porn when he was seven years old when he came upon a Playboy magazine. By fifth grade, the Internet became a main source of pornography for his young mind. As technology advanced, so did his obsession. But it was his iPod, and later his iPhone, that gave… Read more »

What Kinds of Proofs Are There That God Exists?

JMM Team, 12 November, 2015

The majority of people in this world believe there is a God. And they cite our exquisitely crafted world as the basis for that belief. Scripture says, “Through everything God made, they can clearly see his invisible qualities—his eternal power and divine nature” (Romans 1:20). Every tree, bird, babbling brook,… Read more »

My Friends Keep Teasing Me Because I Don’t Drink

JMM Team, 9 November, 2015

My friends keep teasing me because I don’t drink. They ask me what I am afraid of. What can I tell them to make them back off? Tell them it’s not because of fear that you don’t drink. Tell them it’s because you are smart. Proverbs 22:3, 5 says, “The prudent… Read more »

What’s Your Cheerleader Button?

JMM Team, 6 November, 2015

Written by Michael Johnson (MJ), co-founder and Dean of Dating at Future Marriage University and guest blogger at Covenant Eyes. Several years back, I got a call from a friend. He had slipped up again that week. He got caught in the porn trap. I could sense the helplessness and hopelessness… Read more »

Develop Kids’ Convictions by NOT Answering Questions

JMM Team, 5 November, 2015

Josh McDowell and Son: Christian Parents can Help Children Develop Their Own Convictions on Faith by NOT Answering Questions.  “For Christian parents to pass on their faith to their children, they should NOT answer their children’s questions but respond with MORE questions to help their kids think through the issues… Read more »

Is It Wrong to Have Doubts About God?

JMM Team, 4 November, 2015

God wants us to place our faith in him and believe that he has our best interest at heart. He wants our faith to be assured and become deepened by our convictions. Having some uncertainties at times is understandable, as we’re human. But seeking to know why you believe what… Read more »

5 Reasons Millennials Aren’t Leaving the Church

JMM Team, 3 November, 2015

5 Reasons Millennials Aren’t Leaving the Church.  We’ve all heard the statistics about millennials leaving the church after high school or college and we don’t know if they’ll return. But…not all millennials have left the church…and in many churches, millennials are coming, or returning in significant numbers.  Here are five… Read more »

Why Our Children Don’t Think There are Moral Facts

JMM Team, 30 October, 2015

Why Our Children Don’t Think There are Moral Facts. What would you say if you found out that our public schools were teaching children that it is NOT TRUE that it’s wrong to kill people for fun or cheat on tests? Would you be surprised? (NY Times Article) George Washington, depicted… Read more »

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The Power of Love

JMM Team, 28 October, 2015

It’s hard to accept the reality that our young people are even thinking about viewing pornography or getting involved sexually by engaging in oral sex, let alone doing having sexual intercourse. But what if that becomes a reality? How do we effectively change a young person’s actions? What do we… Read more »

10 Tips for Staying Porn-Free While Traveling

JMM Team, 27 October, 2015

From the bathroom of our suite, I heard my wife scream out. She had flipped on the TV and just channeled down. The large flat-screen pulsated with hardcore pornography. Graphic sex was one click away at the resort we were staying at. We had been in our room for less… Read more »

Doesn’t Believing in God Require Faith?

JMM Team, 26 October, 2015

Let’s first agree on what faith is. The Bible doesn’t say, “Throw your mind away and believe in someone or something blindly.” Rather, it says, “Faith is the assurance of things hoped for, the conviction of things not seen” (Hebrews 11:1). The two important words there are assurance and conviction,… Read more »

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I’ve tried saying “No.”

JMM Team, 23 October, 2015

I’ve tried saying “no” to my friends, but I keep getting in trouble. What should I do? Swimming against the current requires a lot of strength. It is always easier to just go with the flow. For this reason, it is important that your closest friends flow the right direction…. Read more »

Mom and Dad are constantly lecturing me

JMM Team, 21 October, 2015

My Mom and Dad are constantly lecturing me and they always begin with “Well, when I was your age…” Why can’t my parents understand what it’s like to be a teenager today? Do you want the good news first or the bad news?  Let’s get the bad news out of… Read more »

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Why Does God Seem Hidden From Us?

JMM Team, 19 October, 2015

One of the challenges of first believing – and then trusting – in God is that he’s not a physical being. But that’s by design. The bible tells us that “God is Spirit, so those who worship him must worship in spirit and in truth” (John 4:24). It also tells… Read more »

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