Resources: Christian Life

Living as a Steward

By Randy Alcorn | May 15, 2013
Randy Alcorn talks about the importance of living life in redemptive ways and stewarding what we've been given by God for His glory. This video clip was excerpted from Randy's Eternity 101 DVD class, available at

Shedding Light on Depression and Thoughts of Suicide

By Randy Alcorn | March 20, 2013
Depression has been called the “common cold of psychological disorders.” Negative thoughts preoccupy and dominate the depressed person’s mind. Sometimes depression is linked to certain events or circumstances, sometimes not. It often produces withdrawal and fatigue, and can become so debilitating that a person ceases to function normally. That in itself leads to further depression.

What should our perspective be about taxes?

By Randy Alcorn | March 20, 2013
Sometimes Christians get sidetracked from their central mission as God's stewards through illegitimate or secondary financial concerns. In my opinion, one example is the tax protest movement.

How God Uses Stress for Our Good and His Glory

By Randy Alcorn, Nanci Alcorn | March 20, 2013
Having a biblical perspective is seeing life through God’s eyes. It is seeing order in chaos, use in the useless, and good in the bad. If we are to develop eyes to see God’s hand in everything, we must believe (not necessarily understand) what Scripture says about the purpose of stress. Stress is an effective tool in the hands of our God, a tool that is intended both for His glory and our good. In this article we will look at some ways God uses stress.

Escaping the Rut

By Hayley Newsom | November 7, 2012
Growing up, I loved family fun nights. Occasionally, the four of us played a game, watched a movie, or went out together in lieu of the normal evening at home. These nights had a way of bringing us closer by experiencing something different together. We discovered more about why we loved each other. Stories came up that might not have over just a weekday dinner table.

No Hypocrites!

By Joni Eareckson Tada | November 7, 2012
One of my goals in life is exactly the same as yours. I don’t want to be a hypocrite. Every day I want to shorten the distance between that which I process and that which I actually live. I want no gaps between my “talk” and my “walk.” It’s why I’d like to repeat every day for the next month, this “Test for Self-Evaluation,” proposed by John Wesley.