Welcome to the Christian Growth Network!
The Christian Growth Network is a growing collection of articles written to inspire and educate Christians to grow in their faith. Every article is focused on one of four growth areas. Articles in the Grow Up section of the site deal with topics of Christian maturity. Articles found in the Grow Out section address the topics of outreach, service and evangelism. Grow Deeper is the section of the site devoted to helping develop greater intimacy with the Lord. While Grow Together contains articles relevant to the Christian's walk and relationship with other believers.
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Will you trust God when your own life is on the line? I am. read more Four important lessons I learned from the fall of one mega pastor. read more
A completely different and refreshing way to view life.
Some people may want nothing to do with a trip to Africa, but for me it is an absolute joy! Find out why I love going to Africa so much.
As many look to set goals for the New Year, there is one goal that you will always know is within God's will for your life. read more Confused about slavery in the Bible and Christian faith? Discover the truth! (Note: This is a 14 page scholarly article that can be downloaded as a PDF.) read more Being happy in marriage is possible and happiness will be the fruit of those who follow God’s plan for marriage. But happiness is not God’s primary goal for marriage...read more God loves us all, but more importantly, God loves you! Read this true story of God's love for one man...read more Do you have difficulty grasping the concept of God's grace? Join me on the discovery of God' grace through the mysteries found only in a game called "T-ball"....read more Over the last week I have been sick with the flu. It has been a miserable seven days full of symptoms that covered my whole body. I’ll spare you the details. In my time of illness I believe God spoke to my heart and taught me several things....read more
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Find inspiration and joy in serving others by learning about the Christian origin of nursing. read more God has only one path for you to follow. Are you following it faithfully? read more How do you discover God's will for your life? Does God ever lead you through your own desires? read more A Biblical understanding of Spiritual Warfare (Note: This is a scholarly article that can be downloaded as a PDF. It is 13 pages in length.) read more Discover the difference between Biblical and Secular Forgiveness. (Note: This is a scholarly article that can be downloaded as a PDF. It is 12 pages in length.) read more Of all the commodities in the world, there is nothing more valuable than your personal time...read more In spite of all the prayers, confessions and declarations, I believe we have missed the greatest weapon we as Christians have against the adversary...read more The Lord has been putting his finger on my own heart recently and challenging me to evaluate the motives that drive me to do what I do... read more As Christians we are not immune to difficult relationship and people, but we are not without defense (and positive offense) that can give us the victory in even the most difficult of relationships. Here are some biblical tips...read more The Christian life is meant to be a journey of change where the believer is continually being transformed into the image and likeness of God’s Son, Jesus Christ.... read more Finding out what you truly believe is easier than you think! read more Look into the history of the Bible and how it was created. (Note: This is a scholarly article that can be downloaded as a PDF. It is 13 pages in length.) read more
Jesus said that where our treasure is our heart will be also. Here's how to find out where your true treasure lies...
Does anyone truly live apart from God? Can a committed Christian be a habitual idol worshipper? Take a deeper look at who you personally worship each day in this article.
We serve a God who has the power to open and close doors in our lives. God grants us opportunities that are otherwise unaffordable with our meager resources, experience or knowledge.
A few weeks back I met up with some adventurous Christians at my church to go on a "treasure hunt". This was no typical treasure hunt for goodies and treats; it was a treasure hunt for people...read more