Like No Other, Session 5 (Death Like No Other): Abundant Cross


Jesus emptied His life so your life could be full. by David Mathis Twice Jesus was offered wine while on the cross. He refused the first, but took the second. Why? The first time is referenced in Mark 15:23, “They tried to give Him wine mixed with myrrh, but He did not take it.” William […]

Like No Other, Session 4 (Teachings Like No Other): Train Them Up


How to develop a plan to help your children grow spiritually By Tobin Perry I’ll never forget the first moments I had with my oldest son when he was born. You go through a multitude of thoughts in the moments after the birth of your first child. You wonder whether you’ll be able to provide […]

Like No Other, Session 3 (Power Like No Other): Fear of Financial Collapse


Loss is an inevitable part of life. By David Jeremiah Nothing that’s visible is lasting, and one of the harsh realities we face is the moment we first learn that truth. We lose a friend or we lose a job or we lose our fortune. The larger the loss, the deeper the pain. Financial collapse is a […]

Like No Other, Session 2 (A Birth Like No Other): No Greater Life


Click here to listen to the LifeWay Worship song “No Greater Life” from BSFL Songs, Volume 1

Ready, Session 4 (Ready When Sex Destroys): Excerpt from “The Resolution for Men,” Part 1


The following is Appendix 5 in The Resolution for Men, published by Broadman and Holman,  pages 235 to 238. Click here to order the book.    Resolution Groups: Accountability for Men All men need accountability. When we know that others are supporting, encouraging, and praying for us, it helps us walk faithfully before God. No […]

Ready, Session 3 (Ready When Sickness Comes to Stay): The Fear of Disease


by David Jeremiah  We all fear disease, yet one or more will eventually catch up with each of us. I have just completed my semiannual CT scan. For nearly 20 years, I’ve been making this journey to the Scripps Clinic in La Jolla, Calif. It all began in 1994 when I was diagnosed with non-Hodgkin’s […]

Ready, Session 2 (Ready to Help the Poor): Christ in a Coffee Shop


It’s not the bagels that draw a busy pastor to stop for coffee each morning. IT’S THE INVESTMENT. by Lee Eclov I called him Two-Phone Joe. The first time I met him, I was sitting at an outdoor table at my favorite coffee spot when he came out, cell phone pressed between shoulder and ear, […]

Ready, Session 2 (Ready to Help the Poor): Blessed to be a Blessing


God blesses you so you can share your bounty with others. by Aaron Householder Blessings and nations and peoples, oh, my! Blessings and nations and peoples! “May God be gracious to us and bless us; look on us with favor so that Your way may be known on earth, Your salvation among all nations (Psalm […]

Ready, Session 1 (Ready When Injustice Prevails): Freedom Fighter


Award-winning vocalist Natalie Grant is a wife, mother, touring artist, actress, and activist who speaks on behalf of those with no voice — the millions of young girls worldwide sold into slavery. by Lindsay Williams This past spring, Natalie Grant found herself at the White House. In what she describes as a “once-in-a-lifetime experience,” Grant […]

Storm Shelter, Session 6 (The Shelter of God’s Protection): Traveling Light


In the midst of the darkest circumstances, God is able. by Priscilla Shirer The airplane cabin was almost completely quiet, except for the occasional clicking of a flight attendant’s heels, responding to a passenger’s call for hot tea or a pillow. Night had fallen across the vast expanse of sky somewhere between London and Johannesburg — […]