Spiritual Practices

Our Nation is at a Crossroads: Fewer Than Half of Americans Belong to a Local Church

By Dr. Dillon Burroughs / April 7, 2021

For the first time since the 1930s, fewer than half of Americans belong to a church or other house of worship, according to a new Gallup report. They found just 47 percent of Americans hold an official membership, down from 70 percent in the 1990s.

Blessed Are the Merciful

By R. L. Wilson / February 17, 2021

Blessed are the merciful, for they will be shown mercy. Matthew 6:7

Lead Us Not into Temptation

By R. L. Wilson / October 26, 2020

How do we reconcile this petition with James 1:13, “no one, when tempted, should say, ‘I am being tempted by God’; for God cannot be tempted by evil and he himself tempts no one”? So does God tempt us, or does He not?

If You Do Not Forgive: A Parenthetical Thought

By R. L. Wilson / October 19, 2020

What does the Bible say about not forgiving someone? The fifth petition of the Lord’s Prayer reads, “And forgive us our debts as we forgive our debtors.” Jesus goes on to talk more about this in Matthew 6:14-15. None of the other petitions have this “appendix,” so why this one? Matthew Henry suggests,

Prayer: A Long Walk with God

By JA Show Staff / May 3, 2016

Cathy Sims shares from her personal experience of prayer. We don’t have to always pray long prayers or follow a specific pattern for prayer. If you are not in the…

How and Why We Need to Pray

By JA Show Staff / May 3, 2016

Why is it important for Christians to pray? Cathy Sims shares from her personal experience of prayer. I am often asked, “Since God knows everything, why should we pray?” Do you…

How to Live a Biblically Balanced Life

By The John Ankerberg Show / August 25, 2015

In this article we want to consider the need for and the importance of living a balanced Christian life. The road to becoming a healthy person isn’t easy. It’s not…

5 Habits of Faithful Fathers

By The John Ankerberg Show / June 5, 2014

  5 Habits of Faithful Fathers Today’s dads face enormous pressure to provide for their family and make a difference in the lives of their wife and kids. I know—I’m…

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