The goodness God wants for us is Christ and conformity to Him, not comfort. Here’s how suffering can accomplish God’s highest goal for us.
What churches learn from pushback to Black Lives Matter
In hindsight, the Rev. Nancy McDonald Ladd says she probably should have expected someone to vandalize and steal the Black Lives Matter banner her congregation hung in front of its Bethesda, Maryland, building, despite the town’s liberal reputation. “That we receive that kind of pushback in what is essentially a very politically and socially progressive area is telling to me,” says Ladd, senior minister of River…
How can prophecy bring you new life?
Prophecy brings you new life through opening your world up to the many possibilities that you might have overlooked.
Can We Talk? Life Lessons of Those Living in Denial in Church Revitalization
Dr. Tom Cheyney, Executive Director of Missions and Ron Smith, Executive Pastor at First Baptist Altamonte Springs, help you with life lessons of naive pastors and the rest of us living in denial. Everyone is selfish.
Finally, We Know What Killed Sea Life in The Deadliest Mass Extinction in History
Around 252 million years ago, Earth experienced catastrophic devastation - an extinction event so severe that it wiped out almost all of the life on Earth.
What These New Catholic Sisters Wish You Knew About Religious Life
"We are human and no more holy than any other person."
15 Amazing Padre Pio Quotes on the Spiritual Life
I want to share some of that wisdom with you. Here are a couple short quotes from his letters that have left a lasting impact on me.
Why I'm Becoming an Anglican Priest...at New Life Church.
I grew up in an Anglican home. My mother comes from several generations of Anglicans, in Singapore and Sri Lanka. As a baby, I was christened at St. Hilda's Anglican church in Singapore. When my parents were introduced to the move of the Holy Spirit in the mid-1980's in Malaysia, however, their parish wasn't quite sure what to do with all of it. So eventually, we began attending a non-denominational Pentecostal church. I was 8 years old. What followed has been almost three…
What the ‘Quarter-Life Crisis’ Says About Young Adults in Your Church
More people in their 20s reported feeling lonely “often” or “very often” than those over 75.
What are some specific steps churches can take to address pro-life issues in their...
Nathan Lino shares how churches can address pro-life issues with their communties.
7 Reasons Why Churches Use GenOn’s Faith for Life Curriculum
The goal of GenOn Ministres Faith for Life Bible study curriculum is to teach the major persons, events, and themes of the Old and New Testaments Bible study skills and tools skills of interpretation and application to young peoples’ lives This goal is achieved most effectively when a young person experiences the full
What You Do With All These G(r)ains
General Mills has recovered from recent undervaluation and is currently valued at a blended P/E of ~16 compared to ~12.5 during lows. The company is among the l
AiN Group Conference Attendees ‘Live & Learn’
This year, AiN’s four-day conference was held at the Naples Grande Beach Resort.
Top Property: Gregory Ain Mid-Century in Mar Vista
This week's top property is a rare mid-century architectural home in the Gregory Ain tract of Mar Vista. Learn about the history of the home and find out why it is so unique here.
AIN Blog: How To Fix the Low-cost Simulation Game
There must be a better way to replicate modern integrated flight decks in low-cost simulators so pilots can use them for realistic practice.
Smart Home Security Made Easy!
Did you leave the house without arming your system? Not sure if you left the garage door open? Out later than you expected and wish you had left the lights on? Want…
10 Easy Ways to Make Your House Yours
Think outside the box with these clever ways to add personality to your abode without breaking the bank.
What I Wish I Knew Then: 3 Real-Life Tales About Life Insurance
Three LearnVesters share their life insurance stories, and how it could have—or did—make all the difference. More
An easier way to fly to Los Angeles or Las Vegas
JetSuiteX transports travelers from three Bay Area airports to Burbank and to Las Vegas at reasonable (but not cheap) fares but with service that's a cut above that of the major airlines.
RVing Tip: Setup Your RV the Easy Way
This tip was submitted on our RVing Tips And Tricks Page. For years of RVing I've wondered why the first thing I see people do when they pull into a site