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What are the keys to forgiving others?

What are the keys to forgiving others?

Forgiving others is a discipline that most of us have not conquered and probably never will. There is no doubt that Scripture is very clear that we, as Christians, must forgive others as Christ has forgiven us. God would not command something if we could' t obey it....

What does repentance look like?

What does repentance look like?

We all need God’s saving grace through the death and resurrection of His Son. Our natural condition is one of sin, which makes us guilty in the eyes of God. We know that the penalty for sin is death. That is what we all deserve, eternal separation from God. Because of...

Why does being created in God’s image matter?

Why does being created in God’s image matter?

If you were not created in God's image, you would be the result of random chance. You would have no inherent value, no relationship with God, no sense of morality, love, peace, and hope. When you died, you would turn into dirt.   The good news is that you...

How can I have hope in the midst of fear of what lies ahead?

How can I have hope in the midst of fear of what lies ahead?

When fear crashes in on us, hope, and assurance of God being in control seems impossible. Most of us use the word "hope" as an emotional response that conveys doubt. Hoping that we get what we want for our birthday is not how the Bible defines "hope." It is the...

How can I trust God’s faithfulness in times of trouble?

How can I trust God’s faithfulness in times of trouble?

For many, these days of uncertainty are scary. The threat of catching a deadly disease is a reality every moment of every day. The stock market is down. People are challenged to stay away from each other. The grocery stores are picked clean and toilet paper has become...

Unanswered…Smoke, Mirrors and God

Unanswered…Smoke, Mirrors and God

Anchorsaway is a ministry dedicated to the transformation of hearts and minds through the teaching of the Christian worldview. Anchorsaway Ministry equips, through the Anchorsaway & Unanswered curricula, the truth of the Scriptures, how to live out the truth in...

How can I get peace when I am so afraid?

How can I get peace when I am so afraid?

There are at least two kinds of fear mentioned in the Bible. The first kind of fear is the fear of the Lord, which is healthy and can lead to wisdom and understanding (Psalm 111:10) Also, with the fear of the Lord is life and true rest (Proverbs 14:27; 19:23). ...

When we confess our sins, does God forget them?

When we confess our sins, does God forget them?

Listen to Nancy's answer recorded live on Moody radio, here: Religion does strange things to people. It can make us feel like someone has a choke hold on us. It can make us feel continually guilty with no hope of ever experiencing forgiveness or getting to know God...

Is God male or female or both?

Is God male or female or both?

I was asked to speak at a university in Indianapolis and wanted to speak on the question, “What if God isn’t who you think he is?” The topic of the talk was given for approval to Christian leaders on campus and the response was to change the name due to the...

What does it mean to be a servant leader?

What does it mean to be a servant leader?

Listen to Nancy's answer recorded live on Moody radio, here: Few are called to lead multitudes of people, but all Christians are called to lead by the way we live our lives and speak into the culture. Our perfect model of a leader is found in the person of Jesus...

Is the atonement of Christ unlimited?

Is the atonement of Christ unlimited?

This is a hot issue for sure. Friendships have been lost, churches have split and families disrupted over this issue. This is a question that we know make perfect sense to God but not to the human mind. “The secret things belong to the Lord our God, but the things...

What is spiritual abuse, and what can I do about it?

What is spiritual abuse, and what can I do about it?

Listen to Nancy's answer recorded live on Moody radio, click here. Many have been loved and cared for well by their church. There are many godly pastors and elders that are doing amazing Kingdom work. However, here are other churches and people groups who claim to be...

I feel lonely. Is there any hope for me?

I feel lonely. Is there any hope for me?

To listen to Nancy's answer recorded live on Moody radio, click here. How could it be, in a time with humans have never been more connected through technology, people are the loneliest, more isolated, anxious and depressed group to have ever lived. Loneliness is not...

If God cares about us, why are there so many starving people?

If God cares about us, why are there so many starving people?

To listen to Nancy's answer recorded live on Moody radio, click here. “O Lord, our Lord, how majestic is your name in all the earth! You have set your glory above the heavens. Out of the mouth of babies and infants, you have established strength because of your foes,...

Reading the Bible is not doing it for me? What’s wrong?

Reading the Bible is not doing it for me? What’s wrong?

To listen to Nancy's answer recorded live on Moody Radio, click here. Some Christian leaders have a vision for 2020 as the Year of the Bible for millions around the world. The movement hopes to help believers and nonbelievers alike to engage with the Bible like never...

What happened after the Birth of Jesus?

What happened after the Birth of Jesus?

To listen to Nancy's answer recorded live on Moody radio, click here. I remember well planning for my wedding. The weeks and months leading up to it were filled with scheduling, organizing, and preparations for the event. Soon the big day arrived, and 6 hours later,...

Who was with Mary when she gave birth to Jesus?

If you were not created in God's image, you would be the result of random chance. You would have no inherent value, no relationship with God, no sense of morality, love, peace, and hope. When you died, you would turn into dirt.  The story of the birth of Christ...

Why did the Jewish People Miss the Celebrating the Birth of Jesus?

Why did the Jewish People Miss the Celebrating the Birth of Jesus?

“And there were shepherds living out in the fields nearby, keeping watch over their flocks at night. An angel of the Lord appeared to them, and the glory of the Lord shone around them, and they were terrified. But the angel said to them, “Do not be afraid. I bring you...

Yes and Amen!

Yes and Amen!

'Tis the season of gifts, and gift giving. Beautiful gifts, fancy paper, big bows, and bright colors. We are all in search for the perfect gift for each of our special friends and loved ones. Ultimately God is a giver of wonderful gifts. He is the giver of life, the...

Why didn’t Jesus’s genealogy reflect a more regal line?

Why didn’t Jesus’s genealogy reflect a more regal line?

To listen to Nancy's answer recorded live on Moody Radio, click here. Jesus's bloodline was anything but holy and majestic; it was downright dysfunctional and scandalous! Jesus always was and always will be God. He is of the very nature of God, the Father, and the...

How can we know that Jesus is the Messiah?

How can we know that Jesus is the Messiah?

To listen to Nancy's answer recorded live on Moody Radio, click here. If there is one known fact that we can be absolutely sure, it happened would be the birth, life, death, and resurrection of Jesus Christ. Archeological discoveries, writings from antiquity, and the...

Why do I struggle with an inconsistent biblical worldview?

Why do I struggle with an inconsistent biblical worldview?

To listen to Nancy's answer recorded live on Moody Radio, click here. A biblical worldview is one's total conception of the world from a biblical standpoint. It's a Christian's fundamental belief system about the meaning of life, the nature of God, the source of...

How can I give thanks amid suffering?

How can I give thanks amid suffering?

How can I be grateful when so many of my expectations have gone unmet? Why am I bent on thinking and wishing for the ideal and not able to be content and grateful for what is? Why are the circumstances of life robbing me of the joy and peace? For many, Thanksgiving is...

Are we living in the end times?

Are we living in the end times?

To listen to Nancy's answer recorded live on Moody Radio click here. When I was a teenager, a friend, who was a Jehovah's Witness, told me that in one week the world was coming to an end. I believed her and was terrified. I still remember the relief when that day...

How can I discern the voice of Satan from God’s voice?

How can I discern the voice of Satan from God’s voice?

To listen to Nancy answer recorded live on Moody Radio, click here. The best way to fight against Satan is to spend time in the Bible. Not just to read words but rather to spend time reading and praying through God’s Word. Knowing God’s Word will prepare you to...

How can I know what God’s will is for me?

How can I know what God’s will is for me?

To listen to Nancy's answer recorded live on Moody Radio, click here. God's primary will for us is that we believe that Jesus died and rose again for the forgiveness of our sins. Once we believe, we become His child and live in fellowship with Him, where we learn to...

How can we discern counterfeit miracles?

How can we discern counterfeit miracles?

To listen to Nancy's response recorded live on Moody radio, click here. Most all denominations and Christians affirm the belief in miracles. It has never been a hot point for most people except for one in particular, Thomas Jefferson. He was obsessed with disgust with...

What does it mean to obey God?

What does it mean to obey God?

To listen to Nancy's answer recorded live on Moody Radio, click here. The word obey has a much deeper meaning than our use of the word in English. We tend to think of it as to do something someone tells you to do. You can be mad about it or happy, but the idea is just...

What about all the wars that are caused in the name of Christianity?

What about all the wars that are caused in the name of Christianity?

To listen to Nancy's answer recorded live on Moody Radio, click here. There are many who claim that they are Christians but are not. False religions and many cults often would say they are Christians even though they do not believe that Jesus is God. Likewise, there...

What was Jesus’ body like after the resurrection?

What was Jesus’ body like after the resurrection?

To listen to Nancy's answer recorded live on Moody Radio, click here. After the crucifixion and resurrection of Jesus, almost everyone, except for the Sadducees, believed in His bodily resurrection. All the eyewitness accounts of the Jesus' resurrection and historical...

What brings God pleasure?

What brings God pleasure?

To listen to the answer recorded live on Moody Radio, click here. We worship a relational God; He loves, he weeps, he cares, he uplifts, he comforts, and he sacrifices for us. He has also created us all as relational beings to become more like Him in the way we love...

What is the gospel? What difference does it make in everyday life?

What is the gospel? What difference does it make in everyday life?

To listen to Nancy's response recorded live on Moody Radio click here. Without all of the add-ons that religion has tagged onto the gospel throughout time, what is its definition? The word “gospel” means good news. It is great news for all of us when we believe that...

What does it mean to rely on the sovereignty of God?

What does it mean to rely on the sovereignty of God?

God is all-knowing and all-powerful. He is in total control of all that has happened, is happening, and will happen. There is nothing that He can’t do and nothing that he doesn’t know. In the midst of his sovereignty, he allows all humans that he created to have free...

Is there any such thing as true love?

Is there any such thing as true love?

To listen to Nancy's answer recorded live on Moody radio, click here. The best definition of true or real love in the Bible is found in 1John:4:8 “Anyone who does not love does not know God, because God is love”. Chances are that when you go to a wedding, you will...

Was Abraham’s faith in God blind?

Was Abraham’s faith in God blind?

Listen to Nancy's answer from the original recording with Moody Radio, click here. The term “blind faith” is a bit of an oxymoron. Faith is based on what you know to be true. If you spent time with God daily through studying the Word and other books of history, and...

What is the difference between faith and hope?

What is the difference between faith and hope?

Listen to Nancy's answer recorded live on Moody radio, click here. “Now these three remain: faith, hope and love. But the greatest of these is love” (1 Corinthians 13:13). The words faith and hope get used together, but they are not the same by definition. They are...

What does it mean to love God?

What does it mean to love God?

To listen to Nancy's answer recorded live on Moody Radio, click here. "I know that the Bible says to love God, but I struggle to say that I truly love Him." This is a typical response I get from our students when it comes to responding to God's call to love Him. My...

What do I do when God says no?

What do I do when God says no?

To listen to Nancy's answer recorded on Moody Radio, click here. When God says no, I think we should celebrate. Not pout, not get mad, not demand our own way (which we won’t get anyway) not get bitter, but celebrate. Why? Because God always wants the best for me. He...

What is wrong about wanting to be popular?

What is wrong about wanting to be popular?

To listen to Nancy's answer recorded from Moody Radio, click below. I don't know anyone who enjoys being disliked and excluded. We were born to be loved. When we were young, we learned to love applause: our first step, first bike ride and our first bite of something...

How could Job keep a strong faith in the midst of extreme suffering?

How could Job keep a strong faith in the midst of extreme suffering?

To listen to Nancy's answer recorded from Moody Radio, click below. The book of Job is the oldest book of the Bible. Job was a man with great faith in God. He prayed for his family and led a good life. Satan thought that Job would walk away from his faith if God...

Do Christians and Muslims worship the same God?

Do Christians and Muslims worship the same God?

To listen to Nancy's answer recorded from Moody radio, click below. The answer to this question is absolutely no. The marking of all cults and all false religions deny the deity of Christ. The Christians believe in the Trinity, that is one being and three persons, God...

How can we be holy? Isn’t God the only one who is holy?

How can we be holy? Isn’t God the only one who is holy?

To listen to Nancy's answer recorded on Moody Radio, click below. John Piper said, “God is separated from all that is not God and is in a class absolutely by himself. God, like the rarest diamond in the universe, is absolutely unique and infinitely valuable. His...

Do people really hear the voice of God?

Do people really hear the voice of God?

To listen to Nancy's answer recorded from Moody Radio, click here. I have always been a bit of a skeptic when it comes to a Christian who casually talks about what God had verbally told him. How does he know if what he heard was God’s voice? Could it not have been his...

Is it a sin to want to die and go to Heaven?

Is it a sin to want to die and go to Heaven?

Listen to Nancy's answer recorded live on Moody radio.   No! Who doesn’t look forward to the time when we get to go to Heaven?    “He will wipe every tear from their eyes. There will be no more death or mourning or crying or pain, for the old order of things has...

Has God condemned me because I still sin?

Has God condemned me because I still sin?

To read or listen to Nancy's answer recorded live on Moody radio. The word condemned is like a verdict in a court of law. The defendant is either found to be guilty or not guilty for the crime that was committed. If found guilty, then the result would be condemnation,...