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The Witness of a Faithful Friend

The Witness of a Faithful Friend

Harper McKay
In a country where it is illegal to share the gospel with Muslims, and churches must meet in secret for fear of being arrested, it would be easy to justify... Read More
A Milestone on the Road to Biblical Manhood

A Milestone on the Road to Biblical Manhood

Scott James
Legs aching, I convinced myself I could make it around the next bend in the trail before stopping to rest. Just as I mustered up the resolve, my son bounded... Read More
Four Prayers You Might Not Have Prayed for Iran

Four Prayers You Might Not Have Prayed for Iran

Harper McKay
In a country with more than 81 million, Christians make up only 0.2 percent of the total population of Iran. Persecution is a reality of everyday life for... Read More
Serving Singles By Praying Less About Singleness

Serving Singles By Praying Less About Singleness

Micah McCormick
The Bible makes it clear that God’s people should be devoted to prayer. God commands followers of Christ to “continue steadfastly in prayer, being watchful... Read More
How Do You Pray for Iran?

How Do You Pray for Iran?

Harper McKay
Radical had the opportunity to meet several Iranian believers and to hear their stories of persecution and God’s faithfulness in their lives. ... Read More
Don't Farm Out Your Child's Discipleship to the Youth Pastor

Don't Farm Out Your Child's Discipleship to the Youth Pastor

Clark Forbes
As a youth pastor, I often get asked what the best practices and strategies are for youth ministry. Parents and church leaders will ask how to improve the youth... Read More
The Writing on the Prison Wall

The Writing on the Prison Wall

Harper McKay
“Man shall not live by bread alone, but by every word that comes from the mouth of God.” (Matthew 4:4) ... Read More
The Counsel I Often Give Young Married Couples

The Counsel I Often Give Young Married Couples

Sean Gould
Have you guys had your orange juice moment yet? ... Read More
Walking the Path of Biblical Womanhood without a Man

Walking the Path of Biblical Womanhood without a Man

Grace Thornton
“You’re the bravest person I know,” she said, and she patted me on the shoulder. ... Read More
Five Ways Persecution Affects Families in Iran

Five Ways Persecution Affects Families in Iran

Harper McKay
The decision to follow Jesus in Iran has a ripple effect for many families. The faith of one individual can be dangerous for every other family member. A... Read More
Making the Most of Singleness

Making the Most of Singleness

Liz Lockwood
This is not, in any way, an article that a younger version of myself would have happily written. In fact, I clearly remember driving down a rainy Louisville,... Read More
How Clean Water Can Open the Door for Living Water

How Clean Water Can Open the Door for Living Water

Jason
Everyday Ham Sokim would send her twelve year-old daughter, Srey Mom, to collect water.  This was no easy task. Srey Mom would take two empty buckets and begin... Read More
Itâs Not Easy: Q&A with an Iranian Christian

It’s Not Easy: Q&A with an Iranian Christian

Harper McKay
It has been six years since Yasmin* was last in her home country of Iran. After she came to faith in Christ, she boldly shared the gospel and became involved in... Read More
Five Ways to Start a Conversation with a Woman Considering an Abortion

Five Ways to Start a Conversation with a Woman Considering an Abortion

Katie McCoy
We know that abortion is wrong. We know we must defend the unborn. But when we’re face-to-face with a woman who is considering an abortion, we don’t always... Read More
From Drugs to Jesus: Salvation in Iran

From Drugs to Jesus: Salvation in Iran

Harper McKay
I woke up surrounded by intense heat. Bright orange and red blinded me as I rolled up off the floor and tried to understand what was happening. The smell of... Read More
Six Biblical Responses to Sex Trafficking

Six Biblical Responses to Sex Trafficking

Ben Reaoch
The evil of sex trafficking is now on the radar of our national consciousness, as it should be.  Our culture is morally outraged by this twisted industry, and... Read More
Separated and Suffering Under Iranâs Persecution

Separated and Suffering Under Iran’s Persecution

Harper McKay
“Iron sharpens iron, and one man sharpens another.” Proverbs 27:17 (ESV) ... Read More
How Churches Should Engage Culture

How Churches Should Engage Culture

Jonathan Leeman
You are a Christian and you want to engage the culture. How do you do that? ... Read More
Our Response to Neighbors Who are Far from Home

Our Response to Neighbors Who are Far from Home

Radical
Rather than seeing refugees as a political problem, Christians around the world ought to be eager to address the urgent physical and spiritual needs of... Read More
Ready to Give My Life

Ready to Give My Life

Harper McKay
Hamid* is an Iranian Christian who fled his country because of religious persecution. His life took a radical turn from drug addiction when he found faith in... Read More
A Heart for the Refugee

A Heart for the Refugee

David Platt
As the refugee crisis continues to unfold, I fear that most people, including those in our churches, are paying very little, if any, attention to it. Or if we... Read More
How God Sees Refugees

How God Sees Refugees

Radical
The number of people displaced, put in danger, or forced from their homes right now is historically unprecedented. In Syria alone, half of the... Read More

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