Fruits of the Spirit

A Tree to Be Rejoiced Over

World Challenge Staff

Churches and believers talk a lot about the fruits of the Spirit, but why does it matter so much and how exactly does anyone go about getting these virtues? 

My grandparents had an orchard where apple, pear and peach trees grew. Within their orchard was one of the most amazing apple trees, at least in my humble opinion.

The Patience of a Saint, or Not

Rachel Chimits

The Bible lists patience as one of the fruits of the Spirit, but how important is it actually and how do we cultivate this virtue?

George Washington is often featured in the history books as an elderly gent with a long-suffering expression as he stares vaguely but benevolently out at a cast of soldiers or politicians.