Faster, better, stronger. We aim for peak efficiency in everything that we do in our daily lives. So, why don't we ever direct our time-saving eyes to our most important daily ritual?
We've all found ourselves fighting the urge to cry. Though it might not always feel that way, crying is incredibly therapeutic and, entirely healthy!
Today, we draw on the example of an influential World War II general and draw some hymspiration from William O. Perkins's timeless tune
We've all been guilty of losing ourselves in our work. Phil Vischer, creator of the animated television series "Veggie Tales" is a shining example.
It's impossible to measure the impact of Isaac Watts's contribution to the Christian Culture of today. Equally as important was Isaac Watts Sr., his father. Afterall, it was the Father's advice that fueled the pen of his prolific son.
On May 20th, Christians from around the world will celebrate Pentecost Sunday, commemorating the descent of the Holy Spirit on the disciples of Jesus.
Having children is a miraculous experience that encourages growth and perspective. And, though raising a child is far from easy, allowing the Lord to be your partner in parenting can have a powerful effect.
Christian History is full of dedicated ministry leaders who prioritized the Word of God over their own ambition. In pursuit of the Lord's calling, Robert Jordan would go on to make the ultimate sacrifice.
Parents, friends, and teachers expect perfection. It's an expectation that's been groomed by air-brushed magazine covers, social media photo-ops and the Jones's.
For much of his adult life, John Berridge's ministry was fruitless. That is until one morning, at 42 years of age, he opened his Bible and received a flash of divine inspiration.
In a special, Mother's Day edition of Hugs From Heaven, we examine the story of the once-orphaned Joseph Swain.
40-days after Easter Sunday is Ascension Day.
No matter how hard you try to guide your loved ones to accept their faults and embrace the Author of Life, you must learn to accept that only they are responsible for their actions before God.
The hymn books of old are often lined with songs that celebrate Mom.
Elisha A. Hoffman gave his heart to Jesus at an early age. First, as a publisher for the Union Seminary of the Evangelical Association, then as a Pastor, then as a prolific songwriter.
As the nation grieved the loss of their iconic leader, those that attended the May 4th funeral drew calm and comfort from Samuel Ecking's inspirational hymn.
Many believe that motherhood is the greatest of all professions. The most beautiful of all arts. But these days, more and more women are voicing their regrets.
While spreaders of fake news are using increasingly sophisticated methods to shape our perceptions, those sitting in the political power seats are turning towards the truth.
Modern society's day to day reliance on Google is no secret. We rely on the world's most popular search engine for all sorts of facts, favourite quotes and the latest stats.
For millions of modern Christians around the world, persecution is the status quo. But this horrific tradition is far from new. A Roman Empire's anti-Christian edict, published on this date in 304 AD.
Let's take at some inspiring Hugs From Heaven who are redefining what it means to be "getting old." Or, as it turns out, "becoming a classic."
A preacher-pastor in the Dutch Reformed Church, George Washington Bethune can teach us a lot about God's mysterious ways. Hoping to restore his health, Bethune had travelled to Florence, Italy, but had agreed to give a Sunday message at a local church.
John Leopold was a tailor in Augsburg, Germany during the sixteenth century. He responded to the gospel message of the Anabaptist church, a movement coming out of the Protestant Reformation with a bold stance for adult baptism.
Hospitality was the primary delivery system for the Gospel in Jesus' day, and it is just as important to our lives today. Learn why on this episode of Hugs From Heaven.
Martin Rinkart wrote the words to 'Now Thank We All Our God' during the Thirty Years War that devastated seventeenth-century Europe, killing nearly a quarter of all Germans and laying waste to towns and countryside alike.
If you have ever felt stuck in a season of waiting or trial that seems unending, then this Hugs From Heaven podcast will be a great source of encouragement.
For many years, my go-to for persuasive apologetics has been Lee and Leslie Strobel. Together, they wrote Spiritual Mismatch: Hope for Christians Married to Someone Who Doesn’t Know God.
The author of Actes and Monuments (popularly known as Foxe's Book of Martyrs), John Foxe, was an English historian and martyrologist.
On this episode of Hugs From Heaven, we find spiritual encouragement from Tim Allen's life, learning from his mistakes, his sobriety, and his desire to have "a relationship with Whoever built me."
The son of a Mexican immigrant, Richard Montañez grew up as a migrant farm working picking grapes in the fields of Southern California before becoming a janitor at Frito-Lay in 1976.