when prayer is a struggle

When Prayer is a Struggle
by Kevin Halloron

When Prayer is Your Struggle; A Practical Guide for Overcoming Obstacles in Prayer I expect every Christian would agree that there are times when prayer is a struggle. Though we experience blessed seasons when prayer is the easiest and most natural thing in the world, we also experience seasons when prayer is difficult and when […]

the death of porn

The Death of Porn
By Ray Ortlund

The Death of Porn; Men of Integrity Building a World of Nobility. There was a time, and it was not so very long ago, when the Christian world was tragically under-resourced when it came to books confronting pornography and the men who indulge in it. At that time just about any resource was better than […]

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Make an Impact with Investing?

A friend recently mentioned something called impact investing to me. What exactly is this? How do impact investment funds perform, and what do you think about them? Impact investing generally aims to benefit society, while providing a profit for the investor, by investing in companies, funds and organizations that are aligned with causes, certain values […]

Women Arising Sept21

A Race Worth the Run

As I watched the Olympics this summer, I saw dedicated people who work patiently to compete for the gold. In races, each have a specifically defined course, rules, competitors, and judges. Paul describes our journey with the Lord as running a race. I often have felt like I was running hard through areas of my […]

River region iron works ministry spotlight

River Region Iron Works

The circle by which River Region Iron Works Ministry is forming has grasped the hearts andattention of men throughout the region and beyond. Iron Works was launched after its now executive director Tony Staten felt the need for men’s fellowship, and subsequently researched and observed what worked in other areas, including a men’s gathering in […]

the intersection sept21

To Be Free

One of the key cornerstones of the American experience is our country’s centuries-long devotion to religious freedom, a concept embraced by an overwhelming number of Americans, according to a new poll released by Summit.org, a worldview ministry that is aimed at high school and college students. Regarding the poll conducted by Rasmussen Reports, Summit President […]

moments with kym sept21

Falling Into Place: By the Grace of God

Years ago, I stood in the Capitol City Club, overlooking downtown Montgomery from a window on the 21st floor of the RSA Tower. It was just minutes before I was scheduled to speak to a group of women about wellness, and a feeling of immense peace overwhelmed me, and I knew I was in the […]

Identify Spiritual mistesses

Identifying and Forsaking Our Spiritual Mistresses

Our motivation for embracing newness of life in Jesus is quite different than moralistic motivation. Religious moralists “obey” God’s rules to feel morally straight and morally superior, and also to earn applause from God, from others, and even from themselves. Christians, on the other hand, are able to obey God precisely because they don’t have […]

faith at work Martha and Bill Givens

Faith at Work:
Bill and Martha Givens

RRJ: We are thrilled that you’re both sharing how your faith is at work in the community. Was it a spiritual calling that led you to start up your company, Givens Team Real Estate? Martha: Whether we are a teacher, salesperson, or worship leader, we see our spiritual calling is to serve Christ in every […]

brave by faith

Brave by Faith: God-Sized Confidence in a Post Christian World, by Alistair Begg

There is no doubt that the times are changing, no doubt that Western society is undergoing a great transformation in which those who hold to the Christian faith, or those who even respect it, are becoming a bare minority. Secularism and modern forms of paganism are quickly rising as the expected and respected alternatives to […]