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When David Brainerd took the message of redemption to the North American Indians from 1743 to his death at age 29 just four years later, a revival bro...
Scripture: 2 Chronicles 7:14
GIVING IT ALL AWAY-- Communion Mediation "In Ernest Gordon’s true account of life in a World War II Japanese prison camp, "Through the Valley of t...
THE NEXT ONE Eugene Peterson wrote about visiting a monastery. While on the way to the refectory for lunch, he and the monks he was visiting walked...
Scripture: Psalms 90:12
In his book Life Looks Up, Charles Templeton remarks how ironic it is that the course of human history has been affected so positively and negatively...
Scripture: Mark 14:22-14:28
When we give our lives to Christ and become His follower we will want to hold on loosely to the things of this world. Back in 1987 on a commuter flig...
Contributor: Ray Ellis
Scripture: Luke 5:1-5:9
ILL. Do you remember Bubba Smith? He retired from professional football a few years ago. Then, after he retired from playing football, Bubba Smith...
Scripture: Acts 17:22-17:37
Tags: Christian Love
I read a recent magazine article about a pastor and his encounter with some unbelievers while having breakfast. Here is how he tells the story: “My...
“Aunt Bessie’s Pickled Beets!” 2 Corinthians 7:2-13 Key verse(s): 10:“Godly sorrow brings repentance that leads to salvation and leaves no regret, bu...
SELFLESSNESS SPARKS A WHOLE CHURCH When Yoido Full Gospel Church in South Korea was building its prayer mountain, they struggled in raising the fun...
Tags: Holy Spirit In Believers
CHRYSOSTOM ON ECCLESIASTES Eutropius had fallen into disgrace. As the highest-ranking official in the Byzantine Empire (late fourth century), he se...
Tags: Evangelism How To