Wrestling with Angels

Carolyn Arends

Singer/songwriter and author Carolyn Arends has written and released 9 albums and penned 2 books, including Wrestling With Angels (Harvest House/Conversantlife.com). A list of her blogs can be found at CarolynArends.com. Her bimonthly "Wrestling With Angels" column has appeared in Christianity Today since 2008.

Knowing God Means More than Describing HimKnowing God Means More than Describing Him
Sometimes, our spiritual experiences can't be put into words.
When God Wears a CostumeWhen God Wears a Costume
Why we need symbols in order to see him.
Duct-Tape DisciplesDuct-Tape Disciples
What really sticks when leading a friend to Christ.
Worship con QuesoWorship con Queso
How sensual delights prepare us for the eternal feast.
You Probably Won't Be Sent to Egypt…You Probably Won't Be Sent to Egypt…
But one way or another, God will point you to the place where your gifts can serve his people.
The Trouble with Cussing ChristiansThe Trouble with Cussing Christians
Do Christians have a unique call to avoid strong language?
So, Who Hallows God's Name?So, Who Hallows God's Name?
We usually think it's our job. Think twice.
God Did ItGod Did It
But I don't know exactly how the world was created.
Taste the SoupTaste the Soup
Sometimes understanding follows obedience.
In on the Joke of the BibleIn on the Joke of the Bible
Why we can't get the New Testament without the Old.
Defending Scripture. Literally.Defending Scripture. Literally.
Not everything the Bible has to say should be literally interpreted. But that doesn't make it less powerful.
The Other Prodigal SonThe Other Prodigal Son
The Prodigal's coming-home gala was for both sons.
Lessons From an UsherLessons From an Usher
What I learned about humility from a gentle greeter.
Power Washed by GodPower Washed by God
The blessings—and danger—of divine proximity.
Arends: The Expansive PathA Both/And Path to Truth
Why the narrow way to faith is also expansive.
Arends on Hardworking SlothsHardworking Sloths: Disguising Spiritual Laziness
The lazy culprit behind our busyness.
Arends: Going Down SingingCarolyn Arends Contemplates Her Own Death, and Yours
Going down singing: Why we should remember that we will die.
Arends: Satan's a GonerSatan's a Goner
A lesson from a headless snake.
The Spiritual Disease of Our TimeCan't Get No Satisfaction
Addiction is the spiritual disease of our time.
The Hospitality of WorshipHospitality Sweet
One of the forgotten keys to the dynamic worship of God.

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