What is advent?
Jared Belcher, Ben Shoun, & Brett Moore
For many people, the month of December includes a tradition of counting down the days or weeks until Christmas. But why do we do this? Why do some Christians countdown formally, with candles and a devotional, and others with small gifts or treats? Is this tradition Biblical, or even helpful, for a Christian family to keep? Pastors Ben Shoun and Brett Moore share their thoughts.
When Christians think of “The war on Christmas,” we usually think of cashiers wishing us a generic happy holidays or nativity scenes being removed from schools. There is a war on Christmas, but in truth, it’s happening more in our homes than in our schools. In this episode, we discuss five ways to stay focused on what matters this Christmas.
Forgiveness is something we knew we should do, but in the normal, day-to-day life of a marriage, what should forgiveness look like? Does a spouse wait for the other to apologize? What if there is adultery, how far does forgiveness go?
What can we learn from an animated movie about a superhero family? More than you might think!
We talk a lot about marriage - not just at Arrowhead Church, but at most churches. That's a good thing, sure, but what about those of us who aren't married? On average, about 30% of a church's congregation is unmarried. Whether single by situation or by choice, what messages does the Bible have specifically for people who are unmarried?
For many families, the holiday season brings with it several extended family gatherings. Almost inevitably, some comments and questions will be made that will make us a little uncomfortable. As we head into Thanksgiving and Christmas, here are our thoughts on how to handle awkward family conversations.
How do you show Christ to your non-believing family? How do you honor your mother and father when they discourage your faith? These are tough but familiar situations many Christians find themselves in every day. You desire for your family to know the Lord but they strongly oppose even your relationship to Jesus. We share our thoughts to this question sent to us anonymously.
As an adult, friendship is often difficult. With work, family, and other responsibilities vying for our time, friends can be tough to fit in. In this episode, we make a Biblical appeal to carve out time for friends. What does it means to be a good friend to others?