Life, Hope & Truth

Discern - May/June 2015

May/June 2015

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Helping Our Children Grow
Helping Our Children Grow

How can we create the best environment for helping our children grow? How can we make our home a sanctuary for the children God has entrusted to us?

Yes, Dad, You Do Matter
Yes, Dad, You Do Matter

When I was young, my dad taught me how to read a map—as well as many other things. A simple gesture showed my appreciation for his impact on my life.

Dear Mom
Dear Mom

What makes your mother special to you?

The Day We Lost Our Baby
The Day We Lost Our Baby

Having children is a blessing from God, and many couples look forward to starting a family. But when a miscarriage occurs, it can be heartbreaking.

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Never Again
Never Again

Modern secular Europe believed it had long since left behind the bigotry and violence of the past. So why the dramatic reemergence of anti-Semitism today? What does it portend for the future?


Consider This: Getting Back to the Right Family Tree
Consider This: Getting Back to the Right Family Tree

From the beginning, family has been vitally important. The roots of problems go way back, and so do the roots of success.

Is “Accepting Jesus” All There Is to Becoming a Christian?
Is “Accepting Jesus” All There Is to Becoming a Christian?

Many Christians believe they must get as many as possible to “accept Jesus.” But did you know Jesus said it is impossible to come to Him without God’s calling?

Back to the Salt Mines
Back to the Salt Mines

The salt caravans of Mali remind me of the value of something I often take for granted. They help me understand Christ’s comment about the salt of the earth.


The Miracle in the Mind
God  The Miracle in the Mind

The more we study it, the more mysterious the mind becomes! Is there a deeper dimension that scientific tools can’t detect—one that gives us limitless potential?

Is the Bible True? Proof 3: What History Tells Us
Bible  Is the Bible True? Proof 3: What History Tells Us

Roman and Jewish historians were no fans of Christianity, but they give evidence of the historical accuracy of the Bible, including the life of Jesus Christ.

Messiah’s Message: The Kingdom of God Is at Hand
Prophecy  Messiah’s Message: The Kingdom of God Is at Hand

As Jesus Christ came preaching the gospel of the Kingdom of God, He said that this Kingdom is “at hand” (Mark 1:15). What did He mean by this?



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