Basics of Faith

By Crossroad Project, Lasting Change, Resources for Life

Faith is generally a strong or complete belief, confidence or trust in someone or something. Faith is believing in God and trusting Him in the integrity of who He is. The very nature of God is unchangeable. God was before all time and all things He created. He is God all by Himself! Therefore, we cannot have faith in God without having confidence in Him or putting our trust in Him. The Bible in the book of Hebrews 11:1 defines faith as the assurance of what we hope for and the certainty of what we do not see. This why…

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The Greatest Love of All

By Lasting Change, Resources for Life

“Greater love has no one than this, than to lay down one’s life for His friends” John 15:13 We all love stories with happy endings! We read about them and love to watch movies about love stories. We laugh, cry, and take sides with the characters. The world loves to celebrate love, and the 14th of February celebrated by so many cultures, was born as a day to remember and celebrate human love preceded by divine love. The most selfless and greatest love story ever told and worth remembering as we celebrate the love of our lives, family and friends,…

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Hope for the Hopeless

By Lasting Change, Resources for Life

He is that light that shines through even in the darkest of times. He gives us a fresh start when we cry out to Him. Hope is very vital to our existence on earth. It is a deep tangible feeling of desire with anticipation. It is to want something to happen in our lives and situations for our good.  God given hope is the confident expectation of what He has promised and His faithfulness to complete that work. God directly speaks to the hopeless in the following verse among several others in our shared life resource, the Bible. “For I…

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Beyond Resolutions

By Lasting Change, Resources for Life

We are at that time of the year when we begin to review the events of our lives, the choices we made or did not make and resolve to do better in the coming year. We are all hoping and praying for a better new year in the midst of a collective challenging year. Resolutions are our desire to be better and to do better. Resolutions to have better relationships, to be more giving, honest and dependable to our family, friends and give back more to our respective communities are good and noble. Our resolutions without real change from the…

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