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Guides Needed: Please Apply in Life

Rachel Chimits
August 16, 2019

At the very beginning, God made all humans with two very important requirements, whether we like it or not.

Southwest of Colorado Springs is a hill simply known to many as “the Incline.”

Originally a railway track, the wooden ties form a rough-hewn stairway and a grueling climb that gains over 2,000 feet of elevation—topping at 8,600 feet above sea level—in under a mile. It has become a popular destination for Olympians, military cadets and fitness enthusiasts.

Treasuring the Small Beginnings

Rachel Chimits
August 9, 2019

Even if God asks us to do something that seems small or dangerous or just plain strange, we will miss out on spectacular results if we fail to follow his call.

Most people are probably not familiar with Zerubbabel. He doesn’t typically feature in the Sunday school Bible lessons alongside Noah, Moses and Jesus.

A Problem With Social Justice

Rachel Chimits
August 7, 2019

Our God is deeply interested in integrity and justness, but being an agent of those virtues in the world as a believer can be a troubling task.

What do you think of when someone mentions “social justice”?

Is it affordable healthcare for everyone? Better education for students and higher salaries for teachers? Food for malnourished children? Access to clean water? Uncensored internet?

When Faith Answers Doubts

World Challenge Staff
July 29, 2019

World Challenge has started a new branch of ministry to reach out to the younger generation and offer answers to their questions about God, the Bible and much more.

In 1966, Anthony Wallace—a distinguished social anthropologist—stated, “Belief in supernatural powers is doomed to die out, all over the world, as a result of the increasing adequacy and diffusion of scientific knowledge.”

Making Relationships Good and Godly

Rachel Chimits
August 21, 2019

“Happy families are all alike; every unhappy family is unhappy in its own way.” —Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy

I dislike this opening line in one of my otherwise favorite books. In reality, dysfunctional human dynamics are far less unique and easier to acquire than happy, healthy ones.

All you need is sin and selfishness. Et voilà, a pain-riddled relationship.

Jesus’ Empty Tomb: Elaborate Hoax or Simple Fact

Evan Wilkerson
July 31, 2019

Witness accounts about Christ’s resurrection in the New Testament are a cornerstone of our faith and have been debated for centuries.

One of the standard challenges many Christians face in terms of the Bible’s account is Jesus’ tomb. People may ask, “Has Christ’s tomb ever been found? What if his body is still in there? Or what if the disciples stole Jesus’ body and hid it?”