• Topic > Spiritual Growth

    God’s love never fails

    Domestic abuse occurs in homes across the world, including the homes of people who profess to follow Christ. Sharon’s season of terror began on her honeymoon, while Marie’s started while she was dating her boyfriend. These two women were held captive by fear but still held on to hope, pleading that God would provide a […]

    Growing closer to God through life’s trials

    Nothing deepens your relationship with the Lord like having Him walk through a difficult situation with you. Perhaps you’re going through a tough time right now. Today on Discover the Word,  the group will share how they’ve grown closer to God through the trials in their lives and how those seasons brought them greater compassion […]

    Enduring the trials of life

    What are you struggling with today? What burden would you love to get off your back? Today on Discover the Word, the group will offer biblical encouragement for enduring the trials and tough times that turn our lives upside down. Get an inspiring boost to keep going, today on Discover the Word!

    How our faith in Christ helps us be to be patient

    Life has a way of pushing our buttons. People, pressures, and overwhelming priorities can really stretch our patience! Today on Discover the Word, we will explore how to experience God’s kind of patience in our daily life. We’re looking at Second Peter chapter 1 today on Discover the Word!

    When the Spirit of God is at work in our lives

    You’ve taken the first step and given your life to Christ. But how does that really impact your daily life? Today on Discover the Word, we continue a thought-provoking study in Second Peter with a helpful discussion about what it looks like when the Spirit of God is at work in our lives because of […]

    God’s Will, God’s Child

    For just a moment imagine being an 11-year-old child who is forced to leave behind everything you’ve ever known—including your parents. In order to escape persecution, you must flee into an unknown world. As a Korean refugee, Sang Bok found himself impoverished and alone. Discover how a loving God transformed Sang Bok’s life as the Lord orchestrated […]

    How are followers of Jesus different?

    You don’t have to believe in God in order to be a good person. So how are followers of Jesus different from everyone else who’s trying to do “the right thing”? Well, today on Discover the Word, we will look for the answer. And we’ll find it in a chain of virtues in Second Peter chapter 1, […]

    Prescription for a fruitful faith

    It would be a terrible waste to accept God’s grace, yet live a barren life. So how can a Christian see more of Jesus active in their life? Thursday on Discover the Word, we examine Second Peter chapter 1 and find a biblical prescription for a fruitful faith! An exciting study coming up today on […]

    Working in partnership with God

    They say that, “God helps those who help themselves.” That may not be in the Bible, but isn’t that often true? Well, today on Discover the Word, we will look at how our diligence and God’s assistance work together in partnership. Join the group today on Discover the Word!

    The importance of committing truth to memory

    In a song. Word pictures. Repetition. These are all ways to commit important information to memory. Today on Discover the Word, we explore one memory device the apostle Peter used to highlight some important spiritual truths. We’re looking at Second Peter chapter 1,  today on Discover the Word!

    Peter: an unlikely follower of the Lord

    Jesus often chose some of the most unlikely characters to follow Him and spread the good news of the gospel. Today on Discover the Word, we will gather around the table to begin a study of the wisdom of the apostle Peter . . . an unlikely follower of the Lord who left a legacy of […]

    The Lord has plans in the midst of trouble

    What do you do when life takes you in a direction you never expected to go? Both Keven and Cynthia had plans: Keven to have a career as a welder, and Cynthia to raise her children well following her divorce. Discover how tragedy derailed both of their plans only to learn that God had a […]

    “Miracle in reverse”

    Author and seminary professor Darrell Bock says that all the accounts of the miracles of Jesus recorded in the New Testament start with the miracle and end with the audience’s reaction to it, all except one. Today on Discover the Word, the group and guest Darrell Bock discover the significance of this “miracle in reverse.” Tune […]

    Recognizing our need for God!

    “You gotta have faith!” Tough to argue with that, but what does that mean, exactly? Today on Discover the Word, the group and guest Darrell Bock discuss how faith is more than a belief in the truth. At faith’s core is the humble recognition of our need for God, 24/7. Join us for Discover the Word!

    “God lay our plane down gently”

    “Please brace for impact!” When Chris and Karin heard those words from the pilot of US Airways Flight 1549, fear struck. Still, Karin immediately began to pray. Miraculously they survived the emergency landing on New York City’s Hudson River. Be inspired by the faith of a couple who relied on God’s strength in the midst […]