The world is gray again. There seems to be no point in loving, in believing,…
Evan Bell writes a blog for RELEVANT about finding an adventure and risking everything with Jesus.
Fear is a noose. It tightens and asphyxiates, leaving breath shallow and forced. Those who…
RELEVANT tackles the topic of fasting, looking at the physical, emotional and spiritual results of the ancient discipline.
Recently, my little sons watched Santa Claus is Coming to Town, the classic Christmas claymation…
How do I get myself into these predicaments? I asked myself as the plane left…
We live in divisive political times with a future uncertain, tired of the combats on…
RELEVANT looks at the ancient tradition of Ash Wednesday, drawing lessons from the church calendar and exploring why the day still has meaning for the church today.
“Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness, for they will be filled.” Righteousness—isn’t…
It’s only human to want to do something great, and make a huge impact. But where do these desires come from, and what are they getting in the way of?
Joe Terrell writes a blog for RELEVANT about the lessons he learned from a breakup—and how it was a call for him to get closer to God.
Why Pentecost marks the beginning of new life.
David Bibee on smoking and other vices that rely on a creation rather than a Creator.
Jordan Davis observes how Jesus rarely helped those who did not want to be helped.
Crystal Loveless on sleepless nights, worry and trusting for the rest only God can give.
Marcus Hathcock on Holy Saturday and how waiting for the resurrection builds faith.
Casey Hobbs wonders about the meaning of the claim that Jesus descended into hell and the implications of God experiencing our godlessness.
Esther Baird illustrates the connection between Jesus appearing to Mary in the garden and Adam and Eve’s failure in the Garden of Eden.
Aaron Justice Chung writes a blog for RELEVANT about how to grow out of the elementary school phase of faith.
Melissa Wilcox writes of her lifelong struggle with fear and anxiety and her journey to find peace.
Richard Stearns, president of World Vision U.S., explains how the Lenten season prepares us to fulfill the mission of the gospel.
Lisa Velthouse shares tips for not only fasting from something this Lenten season, but fasting to something greater.
Erica McNeal shares how the pain of trials can allow us to understand God better and share that understanding with others.
Brittany Volpei on trusting a God who exists outside of hours and days when our own lives are enslaved by time.
Rachel Hale shares how she came to terms with her mother’s suicide and her own personal struggle that followed.
Peter Chin shares his family’s story of church planting, cancer and trusting God when you have no idea what He is up to.
Zak Lantz writes about praying Your will be done instead of Could you please do it my way?
Tor Constantino breaks down the negative connotations of living in denial and the one circumstance in which it could be good for you.
Ben Stevens shares how to make the leap from living in seclusion to engaging in community with your neighbors.
Marcus Hathcock explains what it really means to take the Lord’s name in vain.
Jeff Goins suggest Christmas isn’t really about getting everything you want.
Joy Netanya Moyal writes about how the patience and routine of the Advent season redeemed the business of the holidays.
Erik Swenson looks at the many different ways people have of relating to God and why there is room for all of them.
Bret Mavrich writes a blog for RELEVANT reflecting on the recent scandal of Penn State and what Christians can learn form such a tragedy.
Sarah Martin confesses the superficial stand-ins she has created for meaningful quiet time.
Rachel Decker writes about how her understanding of surrendering the future to God has changed over the years.