Resources on Christian Life

Feb 11, 2016

We Were Made to Marvel by Erik Raymond

We were created to have our hearts drawn after beauty through our senses.

May 11, 2015

We Wait For Jesus; Jesus Waits For Us by Garrett Kell

After we take our places, we wait for the bride to make her entrance. As the congregation stands and the doors open, I look at the bride—but then I always take a peek at the groom.

Sep 5, 2018

We Need All Creators Creating by Christine Hoover

The most beautiful beauty in this life is redemption, and redemption only comes through sacrifice. 

Jun 10, 2018

We Live Unto the Lord by Charles Spurgeon

We are here as the "salt of the earth," to be a blessing to the world.

Jun 13, 2018

We Are Not Meant To Be Awesome by Scott Sauls

But what if your name has already been given to you, and your legacy has already been achieved?

Feb 3, 2019

We Are Debtors by Charles Spurgeon

Christ, to the uttermost, has satisfied divine justice; the account is settled; the handwriting is nailed to the cross; the receipt is given.

Jan 27, 2016

Wealth and Our Daily Bread by Steve Patton

As we let the idea of the Lord's Prayer soak deeper into our hearts, we are confronted sometimes by our individualistic excess.

Jun 27, 2017

Waves of Doubt by Kole Farney

Faith that always looks at self and surroundings, rather than Jesus, has no power over the tsunamis of your life.

Aug 6, 2017

Watchman, What of the Night? by Charles Spurgeon

O Jesus, if thou come not in person to thy waiting Church this day, yet come in Spirit to my sighing heart, and make it sing for joy.

Dec 9, 2015

Was Jesus Anxious to Start His Ministry? by Phil Wade

Did our Lord chafe during these pre-ministry years? Did he long to get started preaching the kingdom?

Jan 28, 2019

Walking When You Can’t Seem to Crawl by Nathan Clinkscales

There is no magical formula for you to faithfully walk with Jesus. 

Feb 22, 2016

Walking Among Giants by Chris Thomas

The problem is not that we hold a few in high esteem, the problem is that we hold too few in high esteem.

Apr 6, 2018

Vanity of Vanities by Adam McClendon

If you live in pursuit of the things of this world in an attempt to satisfy the longing of your soul, then you will die empty.

Jun 16, 2017

Using Your Words Wisely (Part 5) by Sam Bierig

When the reality that your true address is on high in heaven with Christ, then you will think, live and talk as such here on earth.

Jun 15, 2017

Using Your Words Wisely (Part 4) by Sam Bierig

For the Christian, Christ’s honor and name are at stake with each and every word that piles out of our mouth.

Jun 14, 2017

Using Your Words Wisely (Part 3) by Sam Bierig

Until the heart is transformed, we are no more than broken people breaking people—the wounded inflicting more wounds on the already wounded.

Jun 13, 2017

Using Your Words Wisely (Part 2) by Sam Bierig

Jesus is saying that on judgment day, your words will be like a traceable cookie crumb trail leading to an unarguable conclusion - you’re either dead in sin or alive in Christ.

Jun 12, 2017

Using Your Words Wisely (Part 1) by Sam Bierig

God has entrusted each of us with an almost immeasurable quantity of words, a gargantuan gift to be stewarded and wielded for His glory. 

Jun 7, 2017

Update to Pilgrim's Progress by Luke Holmes

I'm afraid if I go further down the path, the next spot won't be as comfortable.

Nov 9, 2015

Unlocking the Cage Stage by Zach Barnhart

Ever since I got hyper on Piper towards the end of my high school years, I've found myself growing into a deeper understanding of the doctrines of grace, to the point that now most of my mornings and evenings are happily spent reading men like Charles Spurgeon (see what I did there?).

Mar 3, 2016

Unforced Delight by Jonathan Evans

No one obligates you to do what you delight in. You do it freely, without external compulsion or obligation. So it is to be with God’s people and God’s word.

Aug 25, 2013

Two Keys to Better Recreation by Joe Thorn

Today is my first day back from two weeks of vacation. The time off was great, and because the vacation was a real success I'm eager to get back to the regular life God has called me to. This is the real end (goal) of all our recreation: to fit us to do what God has called us to. Richard Baxter says it well:

No doubt but…

Jul 16, 2017

Try This When You Are Sad by Charles Spurgeon

A large-hearted Christian has other springs from which to supply himself with comfort beside those which lie within.

Apr 28, 2019

Trust in God's Word by Charles Spurgeon

 If you have lost the sweet sense of the Saviour's presence, and are seeking him with a sorrowful heart, remember the promises.

Sep 9, 2015

Trusting God Like Jesus Did by Joel Lindsey

Given the variety of difficult circumstances in our lives, recalling and trusting the promises of God can feel nearly impossible. Thankfully, our gracious God provides a model for trust through his gracious Son.

Apr 3, 2019

Trusting God In Your Waiting Season by Katie McCoy

If the pace of our lives is in His hands, then even our seasons of silence are for a purpose that goes way beyond our current circumstance. 

Sep 18, 2015

Trust God For How Long? by Daniel Ross

Unfortunately, we live in the very present world and waiting is hard. Joining David,
we cry out with the familiar refrain of ‘how long?’

Jul 4, 2018

True Liberty by Charles Spurgeon

Exercise thy right, O believer, and live up to thy privilege.

Aug 29, 2017

True Freedom by David McLemore

We need the Holy Spirit to awaken us to God and to real freedom—the freedom found in God himself.

Feb 6

Trillia Newbell on the Gospel and Body Image by Trillia Newbell

Series: Conversations

FTC.co asks Trillia Newbell, Director of Community Outreach for the ERLC, "What does the gospel say about body image?"

Sep 12, 2018

Trillia Newbell On The Christian And Food by Trillia Newbell

Series: Conversations

What encouragements and cautions would you give Christians in thinking about food?

Aug 14, 2019

Training For Godliness by Collin Campbell

While reading your Bible every day, praying, and fasting do not necessitate spiritual growth, neglecting them is like never going to the gym in the first place.

Oct 23, 2016

To Whom Shall We Go? by Charles Spurgeon

 He appeals to you this morning--"Have I been a wilderness unto you?" Has not Jesus proved himself all-sufficient?

Jan 7, 2018

To Live is Christ by Charles Spurgeon

He professes to live for Christ; how can he live for another object without committing a spiritual adultery?

Jan 17, 2016

To Go to Heaven is Better Than the Most Pleasant Accommodations Here by Staff

These are but shadows; but the enjoyment of God is the substance. These are but scattered beams; but God is the sun. These are but streams; but God is the fountain. These are but drops; but God is the ocean.

May 10, 2018

Time to Cut the Emotional Umbilical Cord by Scott Sauls

God have mercy on us if we consider any possession to be so precious that we would prefer it over Him.

Jan 10

Thriving or Surviving: Making the Most of your Wages by Rodney Harrison

For those seeking to turn around a declining church, the challenge of paying the bills is often daunting.

May 14, 2018

Thou Shalt Not Put Your Friends to the Test

Personal Holiness as a Grace to Others

An upright life is a grace to others.

Mar 11, 2018

Thou Shalt Be Called 'Sought Out' by Charles Spurgeon

The surpassing grace of God is seen very clearly in that we were not only sought, but sought out.

Aug 19, 2018

Thou Art My Strength by Charles Spurgeon

What an inexpressible sweetness is to be found in these few words!

Apr 29, 2018

Thou Art My Hope in the Day of Evil by Charles Spurgeon

The day of evil reveals to us the value of our glorious hope.

Jan 20, 2016

This Is How I Know The Gospel Is True by Becky Wilson

This is something that I never could have orchestrated on my own.

Jan 21, 2018

Thirsty and Ready to Die by Charles Spurgeon

You must expect to feel weakest when you are enjoying your greatest triumph.

Aug 7, 2016

They Would Sooner Lose Mother or Father Than Part With Christ by Charles Spurgeon

Believers love Jesus with a deeper affection than they dare to give to any other being.

May 5, 2019

They Shall Be My People by Charles Spurgeon

Dear friends, can you, by faith, see yourselves in that number?

Jul 18, 2018

They Never Saw This Coming by Erik Raymond

Each and every person who names the name of Christ has, by necessity, come to a place when they have seen their sin.