Hope for the unhappy Christian

Every morning, Christians across the country wake up discontent with life – singleness, marriage, career, church, or community – and wish they could trade it for a different one. But there's another way to look at our struggles that will transform the way we live as Christians.
Tags:  Hope, Joy, Suffering, Holmes

Live A Joy-filled, Interesting Life

By Rick Warren “These instructions are not empty words — they are your life! By obeying them you will enjoy a long life …” (Deuteronomy 32:47 NLT) Many people think the Bible is only filled with commands labeled “Thou shalt not …” They assume the Bible is all about restrictions and making you lead a boring life.
Tags:  Giving, Joy, Health, Long life

Confusing Joy With Happiness

By Jim Mathis My topic for today - joy - is not something we often talk about in the business and professional world. We commonly speak about happiness and being happy, whether it concerns finalizing a contract, attracting a new client, making a sale, receiving a promotion or a pay raise, or finding a new job we feel certain will be more fulfilling and rewarding. Such events make us happy. But when was the last time you heard someone speak about experiencing joy?
Tags:  Joy, Happiness