By Sarah Frazer, Crosswalk.com
Gone are the days when a bicycling youth delivered the newspaper straight to our homes. I remember I loved riding along with my brother, helping him carry the papers. We had to wait to read our news in those days.
Today news is accessible all of the time. With smartphones, televisions, and computers we have access to all of the news and any kind of news we would ever want. In fact, I’ve often fallen into the trap of “binging” on news stations to consume as much as I can.
This can be very unhealthy, especially for our souls during any kind of personal, shared, or global crisis.
News is good to watch every once in a while, as we stay in touch with our world. As Christians, however, we want to make sure our minds are filled with “things from above.” (Colossians 3:1)
Learning to train our minds to more heavenly thoughts, lifting our souls to God, and filing our spirit with encouragement is easier to do when we “binge watch” the Good News!
Find one (or more) of these selected Crosswalk videos that speaks to you, and start filling your heart with uplifting, spirit-filled encouragement today!
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Crosswalk Videos that Offer Hope for Your Heart
All My Hope
In this music video David Crowder sings one of his most popular songs on hope. We can find all our hope in Christ. Watch it here.
"When we go through tough times, our enemy is hopelessness, our enemy is despair," bestselling author Max Lucado tells us.
Watch the interview with this amazing preacher and author here as he talks about how to find hope in despair.
A Testimony on Hope
Matt and Betty Bristol share about cancer, hope, prayer, and faith, and how nothing can separate them from the love of God in Jesus Christ. Watch this video to discover how they both had hope in this trying situation.
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Need Joy? Watch These Crosswalk Videos
How do we find joy when we are in the midst of trials? Watch this video to see all of the ways we as Christians can find joy.
Count It All Joy
James 1:1-2 says we can count it (trials) all joy. How do we find joy in the trials? In this video find out how God uses these trials for His divine purposes. Watch this video to find the good in our trials!
Crosswalk Videos to Encourage You: Have Faith!
Do you struggle with feeling brave? Author Nicole Unice unpacks her newest book, Brave Enough, and shares how women can begin to courageously live the life God has given them. God says you can be brave and watch this video to find out how!
The Adventure of Faith
Many have described Romans 8 as the pinnacle of the book of Romans, maybe even the entire New Testament. In this video you’ll read through this amazing chapter, exploring how Paul describes our faith!
I Can Only Imagine
Many of us have been touched by death. Our faith, as Christian does not lie in this world, but the hope of haven. Watch the official Mercy Me I Can Only Imagine music video here.
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Crosswalk Videos That Will Inspire Your Prayers
A Prayer for the Morning
Read and listen to this amazing prayer to start each and every day.
The Most Important Part of Prayer
In this video Pastor Max Lucado, author of Before Amen: The Power of a Simple Prayer, may surprise you with his explanation of the most important aspect of any prayer. "Of all the words of a prayer," Max teaches, "the most important one is..." Find out by watching here.
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Crosswalk Videos about the Power of Giving Thanks
5 Psalms to Give God Thanks
The book of psalms is perfect for praising God. These five amazing psalms are written out with beautiful music in the background. Read and praise God along with this video!
Why Is Giving Thanks Important?
Jen Michel describes the importance of giving thanks. It helps us to remember to give thanks for God’s goodness and the hard things. Watch this video to find out how we can do this.
I Choose Thanks
Scripture tells us to give thanks in all circumstances. Many times it’s easy to be thankful when times are good, but what about when times are difficult, or when we lose a loved one? Watch this video to discover how you can give thanks in all circumstances.
Need Inspiration to Read Your Bible? Watch These Crosswalk Videos
How to Read Your Bible Everyday
Do you forget to read your Bible? Find out how we can be diligent to read our Bible daily from this amazing video by Ron Gannett.
Wrong Way to Read Your Bible?
In this video, Jen Wilkin describes ways we as Christians sometimes read our Bible incorrectly. Yes, we can do it wrong! Watch this video to find out if there’s more rewarding way for you to read your Bible.
Interpreting the Bible
How we understand the Bible says a lot about our hearts. Listen to Jen Michel explain how it is not a good idea to interpret the Bible anyway we want.
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Find Help and Hope for Lonely Hearts in These Crosswalk Videos
No One Understands
Everyone struggles with loneliness at some point. Whether you are going through something hard that you don't think anyone else understands, or you’re facing a change in life where you just feel alone, God's Word provides hope and strength. Watch this video for five verses to encourage your heart.
In this video you will find hope for your lonely heart. It is hard and it can happen to anyone. Even if we try to avoid it, we all feel it at one point or another. You cannot flee from God and cannot be separated from God. Watch this amazingly encouraging video on how God’s presence is your hope for your lonely heart.
Finding God in Loneliness
Loneliness: it seems like everyone struggles with it. But why? In her new book, Finding God in My Loneliness, author and speaker Lydia Brownback helps unpack God's purpose for loneliness and the hope and encouragement we have as believers, united together in Christ. Watch this reassuring conversation here.
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If You Just Need to Have Some Fun...Enjoy These Crosswalk Videos!
Things Christians Say
This funny video acts out a lot of “Christianese” language we all use today. It might give you a good laugh and make you second guess how you sound to the world. Enjoy watching it here!
How Does Your Church Worship?
Does your church practice hand raising? If you are looking for a good laugh on the different methods of worshiping God through the hands, watch this video.
Facebook in Real Life
Have you ever thought about if Facebook was like our real life? What would we do and how would we act. Have a good laugh with this video!
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