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  • Send Me vs. Why Me
    When we feel God directing us to get involved with him in what he is doing we typically have one of two responses. Sometimes we prayerfully respond as Isaiah did in … Read More
  • Can I Get a Witness?
    We can witness to what God is doing in our lives. We can be witnesses of what God has done and is doing in other people’s lives.
  • Shout Out to Teams
    God never meant for people to be alone. Sometimes we are tempted to think that life would be easier if we didn’t have to deal with other people. We would be … Read More
  • Who’s the Leader?
    Have you ever found yourself out in front of God asking him to save you from what you have gotten yourself into? Maybe you have also found yourself in a similar … Read More
  • The Traveler Prays
    This week we would like to share a story written by a mission worker in Kenya about prayer. Tohru Inoue is the director for SIM, a mission agency, there and this … Read More
  • Hānai: What My Culture Taught Me About Family
    There is a word that I fell in love with on a recent trip to Hawaii. I’ve heard it all my life, but this time I had to explain what it … Read More
  • Improvising the Gospel
    Are you a fan of jazz music? Some people are, and some aren’t. Those of us who are understand a little about what it is to improvise on a theme. Often … Read More
  • A Pit, Snow and a Lion
    Benaiah, son of Jehoiada, was a valiant warrior from Kabzeel, a man of many exploits. He struck down two champions of Moab, and on a snowy day, he went down into … Read More
  • Tomorrow May Never Come
    One of the catch phrases for our summer training programs is “Yesterday is gone. Tomorrow may never come. All we have is today. Spend it well.” Not original, of course, but … Read More
  • Prison and the Kingdom
    Have you ever noticed how often prison is part of the growth of the kingdom in the New Testament? It seems like nearly everyone was in jail at some point. Peter … Read More
  • Instead, Love
    Here we are, in the middle of Lent, the 40 days leading up to Easter. Maybe you have decided to give up something for Lent. Many people do. How is that … Read More
  • Not By Might
    We are so often lured to believe power is necessary to affect change. Truthfully, power can bring about change in the physical world, but rarely positive, impactful, lasting changes. One powerful … Read More
  • Actively Waiting
    It seems we are always waiting for something. Maybe you are waiting for graduation or for a baby to be born or for a promotion at work. Once it happens, we … Read More
  • Moving Forward, Looking Back
    Don’t literally do this, while driving or walking! We’ve all seen people, intent on their phones, run into other people or solid objects. We are not promoting distracted moving! What we … Read More
  • God Wants You… to Be You
    Have you ever wished you had someone else’s gifts and abilities? Someone who gets so much done. People listen to them. They have tremendous impact, and they look great too. You … Read More
  • I Resolve…
    A new year, a new chance to focus on priorities that will make a difference. What will you resolve to do with 2019? Most resolutions are quite predictable – lose weight, … Read More
  • Living In Between
    We just finished the holiday season and are now between last Christmas and next – only 356 shopping days away. You might not live from Christmas to Christmas like some, but … Read More
  • Dare to be a Joseph
    Around 2000 years ago a man named Joseph agreed to be part of an incredible, unbelievable plan. Apart from being extraordinary, this plan had very little upside for him. An angel … Read More