The Holy Spirit’s Role in Removing Obstacles From Our Lives

The Holy Spirit’s Role in Removing Obstacles From Our Lives Rick Renner Likewise the Spirit also helpeth our infirmities: for we know not what we should pray for as we ought; but the Spirit itself maketh intercession for us with groanings which cannot be uttered. — Romans 8:26 Has there ever been a time when … More The Holy Spirit’s Role in Removing Obstacles From Our Lives

9 Phrases Smart People Never Use in Conversation

9 Phrases Smart People Never Use in Conversation The beauty of social awareness is that a few simple adjustments to what you say can vastly improve your relationships. Travis Bradberry Emotionally intelligent people know certain phrases are off limits in casual conversation because people can take them the wrong way. In this article, originally published … More 9 Phrases Smart People Never Use in Conversation

The Do’s and Don’ts of Storytelling According to Marvel Part 9: Is This the Single Best Way to Write Powerful Themes?

Is This the Single Best Way to Write Powerful Themes? Part 9 of The Do’s and Don’ts of Storytelling According to Marvel The longer I study stories, the more convinced I am that the one single thing that sets apart the great stories from the meh ones is theme. What this means, of course, is that … More The Do’s and Don’ts of Storytelling According to Marvel Part 9: Is This the Single Best Way to Write Powerful Themes?

This Bad Conversation Habit Is Killing Your Credibility Like, uh, remove the filler words from your vocabulary. Ellen Kobe If you try saying something as innocuous as, “I need to do my laundry right now,” it could come out as, “Um, so, I, like, need to, uh, do my, you know, laundry, I mean, right … More

The Do’s and Don’ts of Storytelling According to Marvel Part 8: How to Get the Most Out of Your Sequel Scenes

How to Get the Most Out of Your Sequel Scenes Part 8 of The Do’s and Don’ts of Storytelling According to Marvel Sometimes just the mention of “sequel scenes” makes writers cross their eyes. Isn’t a sequel, you know, a followup to your first book? What does it have to do with individual scenes? The answers … More The Do’s and Don’ts of Storytelling According to Marvel Part 8: How to Get the Most Out of Your Sequel Scenes

All Scripture Is Given by Inspiration of God

All Scripture Is Given by Inspiration of God Rick Renner All scripture is given by inspiration of God…. — 2 Timothy 3:16 In Second Timothy 3:16, Paul wrote these precious words about the Bible: “All scripture is given by inspiration of God….” Today I want us to look at the word “inspiration” to see exactly … More All Scripture Is Given by Inspiration of God