It seems second nature for us to wish that we had more money in fact, sometimes, even as Christians, we can put too much faith in money and get caught up thinking that money would solve our problems. Money can certainly change things, but unfortunately the thing it often changes is us and sometimes not for the better. Brad Grabers joins Kelli and Steve to look at four ways that money can change a person.
Every weekday on Mornings with Kelli and Steve, we dig into a portion of God's holy Word, and apply it to our lives. Throughout the morning, we'll continually open our Bibles to Psalm 105:1-2. Where has God shown up in your life?
Craving strong spiritual leadership? Many Indiana pastors have a common goal: to introduce a broken and hurting community to the Savior Jesus Christ! Kelli and Steve are interviewing pastors within our Moody Radio listening area, the men and women behind the pulpits, to discover the hearts of humble leadership, and bring unity to the body of Christ.
Today we spotlight Dr. Steve Viars, lead pastor of muti-campus Faith Church in Lafayette.
Every weekday on Mornings with Kelli and Steve, we dig into a portion of God's holy Word, and apply it to our lives. Throughout the morning, we'll continually open our Bibles to Joshua 1:5. Today is "National Cheer Up the Lonely Day," and we have hope of the Holy Spirit's continual closeness. Lean into Him.
"No one will be able to stand against you all the days of your life. As I was with Moses, so I will be with you; I will never leave you nor forsake you."
On Wednesdays, we open our phones to you! Dr. Michael Rydelnik tackles the questions you have about the OId Testament, New Testament, your spiritual life, and Biblical/Jewish culture. It's all fair game! Call or text to 800-969-9467.
What is wrong with wanting to be popular?
We were born to be loved. We love applause and attention, and want to be admired. The mark of a Christian, however, is to seek God and love others well. Nancy Fitzgerald says when we fall into pride, we no longer focus on others, but rather love ouselves. Scripture helps us refocus and reflect Christ in all we do.
"Time to memorize the Beatitudes!" Why? Jim Strietelmeier says the sooner we bring the Word of God into our hearts/souls, our mind will and emotions, the better we live rightly. "Having the framework of historical text is useful, but Jesus' words, His love letter to us, is evidence daily mercy, stretching us into new a new completed work.
Maturity in Christ is taking the Beatitudes from the pages of scripture and applying them to real life. We're inviting God to be in your city, church and family. Salt without it's saltiness is pointless. We need to BE available.
Gone are the days of company pension. Now employees are responsible for their own retirement savings. Brad Graber gives us advice today about 401Ks, from taking co-worker's advice to investing heavily in company stock. Investing in Truth yeilds hope and stability to financial futures.
American Pastors are failing to teach a biblical theology of persecution, contributing to an inattention to the rise of Christian persecution in countries as Nigeria and India. David Curry, Open Doors CEO, recently testified before congress, charging leaders to "come back to reality," keep their states informed, and encourage them to pray for those in danger.
Mornings with Kelli and Steve helps start your day with spiritual encouragement, fresh conversation on current topics, and Christ-centered music. Join Kelli Thompson and Steve Hocker for updates, weather, community events, interviews, and features, as well as opportunities to join the Christ-centered conversation.