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Chris Fann

Chris Fann

Chris Fann is a lifelong Chicago Cubs fan, father of two boys, and one day hopes to get an acceptance letter to Hogwarts. He is the managing editor of Off the Page and has a passion for making writing come to life. He lives in Michigan with his better half, Kate.

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What If It's True?

It’s the great debate: Is there a God or not? Let’s take it one step further and ask, “Is Jesus really God?” There’s a lot riding on the answer. It only makes sense to keep an open mind while figuring out the dilemma. Looking at the facts in Scripture as well as stories from contemporary lives, What If It’s True?…

Why?

Why? Seeing God in Our Pain shows the root causes of our pain and suffering and allows us to see Him more clearly as a God who really does care.

God at the Center

God has called us to a joyful and victorious life in Him. While there’s no formula that delivers the ultimate faith-filled life, He has given us ways to daily strengthen our faith. Activities like talking with Him in prayer, reading the Bible, and serving Him and others lead us one step at a time into a deeper relationship. In God…

Paradise Lost

Gary Inrig takes us to Genesis 3 so we can be reminded of the purpose for which we were created and enjoy His good gifts as He intended.

Why Doesn't God Answer Me?

If you are struggling with feelings of doubt and disappointment with God, Psalm 77 reminds you who God is and how you can trust Him.

Life to Come

Ponder the life-giving and life-changing hope that can dismiss the fear of death and give assurance of the indescribable glory that is to come in Life to Come: The Hope of the Christian Faith.

Live Free

There’s often confusion on what the fruit of the Spirit is and is not. Live Free examines these questions and encourages us to cultivate good fruit.

When God Says No

Broken dreams can bring disappointment and suffering, yet God can use these times in the wilderness to humble our hearts and delight us with new beginnings.

God in the Stable

Take time to ponder the God of creation humbling Himself in the form of a human baby—not only to relate to us, but ultimately to save us.

The Strength of Weakness

So often we spend time trying to either overcome or hide our weaknesses. But what if our weaknesses are the very places God wants to display His power in our lives? “It is only in Scripture that we are encouraged to embrace our weaknesses and through them experience a power that we could never know otherwise,” writes author Dan Schaeffer.…

Citizens of the Kingdom

Understanding how to balance earthly and heavenly citizenship without compromising accountability to God has been an issue for many Christians since the beginning of human government. Citizens of the Kingdom shares historical perspectives and wisdom from the Word to help you recognize what belongs to God and what He has entrusted to government. Discover how you can pray for persons in…

When Tears Remain

Sooner or later, grief touches us all. In 2006 it pierced Luke and Jodi Veldt with the sudden death of their 13-year-old daughter. The loss shook his faith, yet drove Luke to the Scriptures for answers. This excerpt from Written in Tears and the material from counselor Jeff Olson share comfort and wisdom for grieving hearts from Psalm 103. The honest…

Truth with Love

“Sharing the gospel is the most important conversation we can have with someone.” But sometimes talking with people of other faiths can be challenging.

How Can I Break the Silence?

Some Christians struggle with finding the right words to say when facing an opportunity to share the Gospel. Herb Vander Lugt takes a closer look at the early Christian church in the book of Acts and offers a fresh perspective on effective strategies for witnessing. Gain a better understanding of friendship evangelism and discover how you can lead others to…

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