Daily Hope Devotional

One of the best ways to discover how God wants to use you in the future is to look at how he has used you in the past. God doesn’t want you to waste your … Continue reading Regardless of your story, God can use your past for his Glory

No One Else Could Have Made You, You

By Rick Warren — May 31, 2017
God planned every single day of your life. Before you took your first breath, God knew every single event of your life. Long before you were conceived by your parents, you were conceived in the … Continue reading No One Else Could Have Made You, You
If you want to live a life of purpose and meaning, maximize the strengths God has given you. Find ways to do more of what you do well and less of what you don’t. One … Continue reading God’s Plans for You Started Before You Were Born

Is Christianity Worth It?

By Rick Warren — May 29, 2017
Paul tells us in 1 Corinthians 15:19, “If our hope in Christ is good for this life only and no more, then we [Christians] deserve more pity than anyone else in all the world” (GNT). … Continue reading Is Christianity Worth It?
We rarely evaluate our values or question our perceptions until we have a crisis. Once we’re in deep pain, we begin to examine what we’re basing our lives upon. Whether it’s materialism, feeling good, or … Continue reading Temptation Is Always a Battle Between Now and Later

What Has Final Authority in Your Life?

By Rick Warren — May 27, 2017
One fundamental question in life stands above all others. What will have the final authority in your life? What sources will help you determine your values? Will it be your parents? Or your peers? Perhaps … Continue reading What Has Final Authority in Your Life?

No Matter What People Say, God Is for You

By Rick Warren — May 26, 2017
If you try to do anything of value in life, naysayers will come your way. They might ridicule you, spread rumors about you, or even threaten you. But don’t focus on the naysayers. Don’t focus … Continue reading No Matter What People Say, God Is for You

We Don’t Need to Fight Critics

By Rick Warren — May 25, 2017
Negative people will distract you. You know God has given you an important assignment. But these naysayers tell you that you’re the wrong person. You’ve got the wrong idea. You’re doing it the wrong way. … Continue reading We Don’t Need to Fight Critics

Focus on God’s Opinion, not What Others Say

By Rick Warren — May 24, 2017
People who accomplish big things in life must face naysayers who try to discourage them. When the Wright brothers tried to fly their first plane, people told them it would never work because humans can’t … Continue reading Focus on God’s Opinion, not What Others Say

Why Hope Isn’t the Same as Optimism

By Rick Warren — May 23, 2017
Life often brings you matters that are difficult to swallow, like a sickness, a job loss, or the death of a friend or family member. Those pills are bitter going down, and we often choke … Continue reading Why Hope Isn’t the Same as Optimism