Wildest Dreams Instead of being a bully’s worst nightmare, ask God to help you offer hope to the hopeless. by Nick Vujicic TANNER KIRK, 16, appeared on stage with me to talk about the impact of bullying on his life. He described what it is like to be “trapped inside my own body.” Like […]
Keep the Fire Re-ignite the passion and purpose in your life. by LEONA BERGSTROM WHAT REASON could God possibly have for sending a 60-plus-year-old woman to another country for 14 days? Paula, a newly retired teacher, repeatedly asked this question while traveling with us and several other boomers on a short-term mission trip to […]
Does Prayer Really Change Things? By Mark Whitt I pray because I can’t help myself. I pray because I’m helpless. I pray because the need flows out of me all the time, waking and sleeping. It doesn’t change God, it changes me. ~ C.S. Lewis In the early days of my college journey, I began asking […]
How To Reach the Unchurched In A Postmodern Culture By Bryan Davidson It was a cool winter morning as I made my way through the door of my favorite getaway. I was the first person to enter, carrying my computer bag packed full of books. The Jatema Coffee sign hadn’t even been turned on yet. […]
Chapter 5 God-Centered Humility How an Ordinary Christian Walked with His Extraordinary God Almighty God, who created us in your image: Grant us grace fearlessly to contend against evil and to make no peace with oppression; and, that we may reverently use our freedom, help us to employ it in the maintenance of […]
Matt Chandler: Recovering Redemption by Carol Pipes ASK MATT CHANDLER ABOUT HIS PRIORITIES, and he doesn’t miss a beat: family first, The Village second, church planting and Acts 29 third. “My understanding from the Word of God is that I am first and foremost called to minister to my wife and children,” says the 40-year-old […]
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