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 — […]

Storm Shelter, Session 5 (The Shelter of God’s Peace): Tulips for Traci


Life’s bouquet can have a lot of thorns. by Traci Few I’m 42 years old and am recovering from bilateral mastectomies, a hysterectomy, and radiation treatments for breast cancer. Over my lifetime, I’ve watched my grandparents, cousins, uncles and most recently, my father pass away from one excruciating form of cancer or another — bone, […]

Storm Shelter, Session 4 (The Shelter of God’s Encouragement): What to Do When Emotionally Under Siege


by Rich Mussler “I call to You from the ends of the earth WHEN MY HEART IS WITHOUT STRENGTH. Lead me to a rock that is high above me” (Ps. 61:2).  In recent years, Americans have experienced quite a bit of tragedy as a nation, and such events can leave us feeling emotionally drained. This […]

Storm Shelter, Session 3 (The Shelter of God’s Forgiveness): Released From Hatred, Free to Forgive


by GREG ASIMAKOUPOULOS On September 2, 1945, a 19-year-old Marine stood 20 feet behind General Douglas MacArthur on the battleship USS Missouri as the Instrument of Surrender, which ended Word War II, was signed. That 19-year-old Marine who witnessed history was my father. FROM THE TIME I WAS A LITTLE BOY, I can remember my […]