Spiritual Formation

Grace flows from God's goodnessGrace, like mercy, flows from God’s goodness. But they are not the same.

According to A. W. Tozer, “mercy is God’s goodness confronting human guilt, whereas grace is God’s goodness confronting human demerit (unworthiness, very poor quality).”

The Lord is mercifulDid you know that the word mercy appears in the Old Testament four times more often than it does in the New Testament? What a surprise for those who believe that the Old Testament is full of wrath and judgment!

A.W. Tozer quoteLast month I asked the question, “What do you know to be true about God that helps you trust Him to lead you through life?” I wrote about Depending on God as an introduction to a series of messages I will share in the months ahead based on A.W.

The Attributes of God by A.W. Tozerby Jane Hall, NCF Director

What do you know to be true about God that helps you trust Him to lead you through life?

One Thousand GiftsWhen my father died in the fall of 2011, a missionary friend sent me the book One Thousand Gifts by Ann Voskamp. The book was a perfect reminder to "give thanks in all circumstances" (1 Thessalonians 5:18) by writing a list of one thousand gifts.

GriefAs a nurse, you are intimately present with people who are seriously ill, suffering and dying. But who soothes your residual pain, anguish and doubt?

A place of restWhere is your favorite place of rest?

Ask DeborahQUESTION: If spiritual health is part of holistic health, what should I be doing to improve my spiritual health?

PrayingHave you ever spent a sleepless night rehashing a list of “what ifs” or worst-case scenarios?  Adele Calhoun’s recent article in The Well, "An Invitation from God: Healing from Catastrophic Thinking," offers tips to help you get back to a healthy balance when you're feeling overwhelme

LaunchGrab your laptop and gather some friends for an online Bible study featuring common questions about faith in Jesus.

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