Contributed by Rick Crandall on Jul 16, 2008
David and Becky Guinn have been on my mind this past week. In 1997, the Lord blessed me to go with David on a mission trip to Ukraine. It was a life-changing experience for me. David and Becky deeply love the Lord. They have faithfully served the Lord for years in college ministry, mission work and
Contributed by Rodney Buchanan on Nov 23, 2003
It was 1972 and a Rugby team from Uruguay was flying over the Andes mountains to play in a championship game. But on the way the plane crashes into a mountain. A film was made that details the ordeal entitled Alive. Of the 45 passengers, which included the team and some of their family members,
Contributed by Mark Stepherson on Feb 23, 2012
KNOW THE TRUE FROM THE FALSE
I have heard and read several variations of this story. Some relate it to training bank tellers, some to treasury agents, and some to FBI agents. I don’t know which, if any, is true. The story makes a good point even if none of the stories are true.
Three ways our choice to follow God is like a computer (phone/electric device)
1. We need to stay plugged in to keep our batteries charged.
(prayer, scripture, worship all charge our batteries)
2. We need to keep our Virus Protection up-to-date.
(Sin is as prevalent as viruses on the internet.
There is a certain kind of maturity that can be attained only through the discipline of suffering. - D. A. Carson
Do not kick against suffering, for in so doing you may be fighting against God. - Spurgeon
Life without struggle and difficulty is thin and tasteless. How can a noble life be
When missionary Dan Crawford's body was found, a well worn New Testament was found in the coat pocket of that great missionary to Africa. Inside he had penned the words of a man unashamed of the testimony of His Lord:
I cannot do it alone!
The waves dash fast and high;
The fog comes chilling
John R. Scott gives a modern example of one who suffered for the gospel observing that…
"Few men of this century have understood better the inevitability of suffering than Dietrich Bonhoeffer. He seems never to have wavered in his Christian antagonism to the Nazi regime, although it meant for