• Topic > Spiritual Growth

    First Corinthians 13 – Loving well

    In the Bible, First Corinthians 13 gives us what author Adele Calhoun calls the litmus test of love. And today on Discover the Word, the group and guest Adele Calhoun conclude their series on “Invitations from God” by exploring the kind of loving person God invites you to be. If you don’t yet love well, […]

    What is the litmus test for true love?

    Just like the word “awesome,” the word “love” is overused and misapplied. We love our dogs, we love our iPhone, we love this film or that TV show. And we love our spouse . . . until we don’t. Today on Discover the Word,  the group, and author Adele Calhoun discuss the litmus test of […]

    “What’s love got to do with it?”

    What’s love got to do with it? Well, according to the Bible, everything, but only if it’s real. Counterfeit love will never do.  Today on Discover the Word, the team, and guest Adele Calhoun, explores 1 Corinthians 13 and God’s big invitation for us to love as Jesus loved. An enlightening conversation in their series on […]

    God invites us to wait with Him

    Waiting on God is never easy. And yet in the process of waiting on God we find an invitation to wait with God, drawing us closer to Him. Today on Discover the Word, the group, and author Adele Calhoun continue their series “Invitations from God,” by discussing how we can wait well. Would you say […]

    Seeing ourselves as others see us

    The poet Roberts Burns once said, “Oh the gift to see ourselves as others see us.” Today on Discover the Word, special guest Adele Calhoun joins the group to discuss the gift she received when her husband told her the brutal truth . . . that she interrupted people! So, what happened when she gave up […]

    Cooperating in the sanctification process

    “I can’t help it,  that’s just the way I am!” How often do we say that, and why do we say it? Today on Discover the Word, the team, and author Adele Calhoun, digs into our collective psyche, exploring the excuses we give for the way we are. Learn how to cooperate rather than resist in the […]

    Be willing to participate

    Today on Discover the Word, the team and special guest Adele Calhoun continue their series on “Invitations from God” by turning to John chapter five and the story of the broken man at the pool of Bethesda. Explore how, just like with us, Jesus’s invitation to make him different included a willingness to participate on the […]

    Fear of missing out

    Do you suffer from F.O.M.O. . . . the Fear Of Missing Out? Maybe that’s why you say, “Yes” to an invitation when you should be saying, “No!” Well, today on Discover the Word, we along with our special guest, Adele Calhoun discuss the role invitations, and our responses, have in shaping the course of our lives. […]

    Transformed by a real relationship with Jesus

    Two inspiring stories of transformation and new beginnings. The abuse Dawn suffered left her filled with fear, hurt, and shame, while Elliott’s life was empty—directionless and with no real purpose or vision. Discover what happens when we say “yes” to the God who gives us new life, healing, and purpose.

    True love displayed

    When it comes to today’s idea of love it seems we’re all “hooked on a feeling”! And yet that’s not what 1 Corinthians 13 . . . the Love Chapter . . . tells us. Today on Discover the Word, Mart DeHaan, Elisa Morgan, and guest Adele Calhoun continue their series on “Invitations from God” […]

    Better than gold

    Discover how Olympians Elana and Judy discovered a prize better than the gold medal. After a tragic accident left Judy a quadriplegic, depression tried to rob her of her dreams and purpose. A performance-driven life left Elana hopeless and exhausted when the end results were not what she’d expected. Don’t miss these two courageous stories […]

    During times of transition will you trust God?

    During times of transition we’re all enrolled in Trust School. The question is, will we barely pass, fail completely, or graduate with honors? Today on Discover the Word, our team, along with pastor and author Jeff Manion, concludes their series called “The Land Between.” When life is turned upside down, God wants to know, “Will […]

    “Whom the Lord loves He chastens”

    “Whom the Lord loves He chastens.” We read that in the Bible, but what does that mean exactly? Today on Discover the Word, our team, and Pastor Jeff Manion, discusses the uncomfortable topic of when God is a disciplinarian. Discover the relationship between rescue and discipline by being part of the study today on Discover the Word.

    Pursuing excellence

    In an effort to be the best, do you find yourself drivin’ and strivin’ . . . provin’ and pressin’ to excel? Well, there’s a right way and a wrong way to pursue excellence.  Today on Discover the Word, the team along with author Adele Calhoun returns to continue their series “Invitations from God.” Of […]

    Are you complaining about God or to God?

    We all know the Israelites grumbled when they were in “The Land Between”  a lot! But Moses complained too, about them! So what’s the difference between Moses’s complaint and theirs? You’ll find out today when we, along with our guest, Jeff Manion, compare griping about God with complaining to God. One of these things is […]