Author: Matt Langfield

  • What Mothers Do

    Mothers should play an extraordinary role in children’s lives, and the Bible provides many examples of mothers for us to consider. Hannah was a mother who had plans for her […]

  • Am I Kind?

    One command or instruction in the Bible that may be more difficult to obey than we realize is the commandment to “be kind.” Paul wrote, “Be kind to one another, […]

  • A Healthy Church

    What comes to mind when you think about the word “healthy”? Maybe you picture a plate of food like broccoli or fresh fruit. Perhaps you imagine a person exercising by […]

  • Arguing with God

    Arguing is generally a bad idea that the Bible cautions us against (Philippians 2:14, Titus 2:9). While at times it is appropriate to “argue” as we reason through God’s word […]

  • Steadfast Hope

    In his first letter to the Thessalonians, Paul states that he is thankful to God for their “steadfastness of hope” (1 Thessalonians 1:2-3). Paul describes their hope, or confident expectation […]

  • God’s Law

    God’s instructions and spiritual requirements for mankind are often broken down into three different dispensations or periods of time. From the beginning, men and women lived under the “Patriarchal Age.” […]

  • God’s Timing is Perfect

    When Joseph was sold into slavery by his brothers (Genesis 37), he could have described the timing as less than ideal. He had intended to return to his father, but […]

  • How Humble Are We?

    Throughout God’s word, the themes of pride and humility come up over and over again. Pride is sin, while humility is necessary to be pleasing to God (James 4:6). Because […]

  • Perfect Fatherly Advice

    Giving good advice is a God-given responsibility of fathers (and mothers). God has charged parents to raise, guide, and lead their children into adulthood (Proverbs 22:6). Thankfully, we have several […]

  • Nahum’s God

    The first chapter of the book of Nahum describes God’s unique nature and incredible power. Nahum directs his prophecy and warning toward the city of Nineveh, a declaration of their […]