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  • It’s Never Too Late to Share your Faith

    An 84-year-old man attended a Bible Storying // Orality Training Workshop as he was interested in becoming more effective at sharing his faith.  This man had been a believer since his teenage years, and a Sunday School teacher for more than 60 years.  After the training he said, “I wish somebody would have taught me […]

  • Life will give you lemons; that’s when you need to trust God’s promises

    “Understand, therefore, that the Lord your God is the faithful God who for a thousand generations keeps His promises and constantly loves those who love Him and who obey His commands”— Deuteronomy 7:9 (TLB). One of my favorite promises in the Bible is found in John. In Chapter 16, verse 33, Jesus tells His disciples, […]

  • The simplicity of life in union with Christ

    Dr. Richard Halverson, U.S. Senate Chaplain once said, “Christianity started out in the region of Palestine (also known as the Land of Israel) with a relationship with a person, the Lord Jesus.  Then it went to Greece and became a philosophy, went to Rome and became an institution, then on to Europe and became a […]

  • The Tablet of Your Heart

    A new study reveals how Bible reading has declined greatly in North America over recent years. “Spending time in the Word of God” is a phrase that has been around for some time.  In most cases, when people refer to “time in the Word” they are talking about Bible reading.  However, there are many ways […]

  • Faith Heroes: Helen Roseveare, the British medical missionary

    Helen Roseveare was born in 1925 in Hertfordshire, England, and went to Cambridge University to study medicine at the end of the Second World War. There she began to attend the Cambridge Inter Collegiate Christian Union, the CICCU. Soon Helen received Christ and resolved that her medical skills would be used on the mission field […]

  • 4 Steps to Deepening Your Faith

    Is this it? Is this what God meant when He thought up the New Covenant? For the last few years, I have often wondered how the faith exemplified by the Early Church has morphed from this meaningful phenomenon thousands of years ago led by an active Holy Spirit, to what I have today. Don’t get […]

  • Finding Rest for Our Weary Souls

    “Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest.  Take my yoke upon you and learn from me, for I am gentle and humble in heart, and you will find rest for your souls”— Matthew 11:28-29 (NIV). A conversation with my best friend is always encouraging. She says […]

  • The Fullness of Joy is Found in God’s Presence

    “You make known to me the path of life; in your presence there is fullness of joy; at your right hand are pleasures forevermore”—Psalm 16:11 (ESV). I seek God’s presence each morning by starting each day with a mug of hot tea and the best book ever written—the Bible. While I have several Bibles, the current one […]

  • Treasured Memories with Jesus Bring Hope

    “But Mary treasured up all these things and pondered them in her heart”—Luke 2:19 (NIV). A recent morning devotional reminded me of treasured childhood memories. Growing up in southwestern Louisiana, I spent many hours outdoors on sunny days. Barefoot most of the time, I loved lying in the grass. On my stomach, I would search […]

  • The Spark That Ignites – The Coming World Revival

    During the early 1970s there was a ripple of revival that swept across the USA and other parts of the world.  Many did not recognize it as a revival or spiritual awakening at the time.  However, in subsequent years several books were written about that era.  Some talked about the Asbury Revival, the Jesus Revolution […]