Having an attitude of gratitude shapes your relationships and your outlook on life, Pastor Rick Warren says.
Warren, who serves as senior pastor of the 20,000-member Saddleback Church in Orange County, California, wrote in his devotional on Friday, "The More Grateful You Are the Happier You Are," that Christians should follow the teaching of Paul in Philippians 1:3, when he says: "Every time I think of you, I give thanks to my God," (NLT, second edition).
"This simple truth is the foundation of good relationships." more >>
Controversial author and former megachurch Pastor Rob Bell has said he feels Jesus Christ has been trivialized in today's society, and people are abandoning the concept of adhering to a single religion.
"I think for many people, spirituality, religion, God, Jesus, whatever has been trivialized. I think we're way beyond one particular religion, we're about what does it mean to be human," Bell said in an interview published in the L.A. Times on Thursday.
Bell, who stirred controversy in Christian circles with his book Love Wins, which questioned the existence of a literal Hell, left his Mars Hill Bible Church in 2012 to pursue other projects. more >>
Whether or not the Golden State Warriors advance to the NBA Finals, the sister of the team's star point guard Steph Curry believes God will get the glory.
"Good game, bad game you always give God the glory for the ability to play," Sydel Curry, tweeted to her 29,600 Twitter followers on Tuesday.
The Warriors are down 3-1 against the Oklahoma City Thunder in Game 4 of the Western Conference Finals that 21-year-old Sydel was tweeting from. more >>
Tamera Mowry-Housely is a praying woman and is sharing one of those prayers with the world.
The actress and co-host of "The Real" all-female talk show took to Instagram Wednesday to share a picture of what she captioned "My prayer for today…"
"May we passionately share Jesus and no matter what the cost, may we say, I am ready," the entertainer quoted a woman named Krista Williams as saying. more >>
Christians obey God out of love, not fear, Pastor Rick Warren says.
Warren, who heads the popular Saddleback Church in Orange County, California, explains in his daily devotional published Thursday that while many non-Christians might wrongfully assume that believers obey God out of fear, Christians are actually happy to obey God because of His love for them.
"Why do we obey God? Nonbelievers get this wrong all the time. They say, 'I don't want to be a Christian because I don't want to obey God. You believers obey Him out of guilt or fear or obligation, and I don't want that for my life," Warren writes. more >>
Instead of listening to countless naysayers who have something to say about her upcoming pop up restaurant, Ayesha Curry is focusing on the Word of God and achieving the dream of owning a successful business.
"Blocking out the words of haters and taking in the word of the Lord. He directs my path and orders my steps," she tweeted. "Dreaming BIG."
Ayesha, who's a budding internet chef who has a cookbook and show coming up on the Food Network, is also married to Golden State Warriors star point guard Steph Curry. But she has managed to make a name for herself with multiple ventures centered around her cooking talents which led to the to join a pop up restaurant called International Smoke. more >>