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I Don't Want to Be the "Fun Aunt" to Missions

I Don't Want to Be the "Fun Aunt" to Missions

Grace Thornton
I remember the day I became a great-aunt—at 30. There’s a big age gap between my sister and me, and her oldest daughter had my first great niece just a few... Read More
You Can't Love Missions Without Loving the Local Church

You Can't Love Missions Without Loving the Local Church

Caleb Greggsen
Tell me if this sounds familiar to you. College freshmen Joe joins your church. He’s on fire for Jesus. He wants to give his life to the Lord, which means... Read More
Jesus is Not Customizable

Jesus is Not Customizable

David Platt
When followers of Christ share stories of how they became Christians, they often say something along the lines of, “I decided to make Jesus my personal Lord... Read More
Four Things You Shouldn't Assume When Sharing the Gospel with Muslims

Four Things You Shouldn't Assume When Sharing the Gospel with Muslims

Stephen Lewis
Whether talking with a staunch atheist, a close friend, your four-year-old daughter, or a Muslim, clarity is of the utmost importance. Many times, clarity is... Read More
Addressing Your Anger with Scripture

Addressing Your Anger with Scripture

Sean Gould
Think with me for a minute on the topic of anger. ... Read More
Dreams, Visions, and the Sufficiency of Scripture

Dreams, Visions, and the Sufficiency of Scripture

Nick Moore
The fastest growing religion in my neck of Africa was founded on the belief that a specific angel in (of all places) North America appeared to a young man named... Read More
Why You Shouldn't Skip Over the Less Exciting Parts of the Bible

Why You Shouldn't Skip Over the Less Exciting Parts of the Bible

Ben Stubblefield
If we’re honest, most of us have wanted to skip over certain portions of Scripture, not because we don’t think they're important or because we find them... Read More
Are You Undermining the Bible's Authority in Your Preaching?

Are You Undermining the Bible's Authority in Your Preaching?

Scott Slayton
Pastors labor under the biblical imperative to “preach the word.” We face many obstacles in the ministry, which is why Paul exhorted pastors to preach “in... Read More
Secret Church 17 Recap

Secret Church 17 Recap

Thomas Bowen
Secret Church 17 brought together 56,000 participants from 87 countries and all 50 states—including 1,049 churches, 1,550 small groups, and our largest live... Read More
Five Things Iranian Christians Want Us to Know

Five Things Iranian Christians Want Us to Know

Harper McKay
When an Iranian trusts in Christ, persecution often follows almost immediately. Our Iranain brothers and sisters face daily struggles as the government and,... Read More
A Test to See If Worldly Wisdom Has Crept Into Your Life

A Test to See If Worldly Wisdom Has Crept Into Your Life

Candi Finch
Have you noticed just how many different forms of media can consume our waking hours? Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest, Netflix, Hulu, Regular TV,... Read More
The Hope-Filled Prayers of Persecuted Iranian Believers

The Hope-Filled Prayers of Persecuted Iranian Believers

Harper McKay
Iranian believers have many reasons to give up hope that their country can change. Persecution has been a way of life for many years. One believer said that... Read More
Improving Women's Bible Studies: One Woman's Wish List

Improving Women's Bible Studies: One Woman's Wish List

Liz Lockwood
I am so deeply thankful for the wise and godly women who serve in the realm of academia and the church. It is difficult to dispute the lasting and eternal... Read More
Easter's Challenge to the Non-Christian (Three Minute Clip)

Easter's Challenge to the Non-Christian (Three Minute Clip)

David Platt
Why should non-Christians care anything about Easter? This day where Christians celebrate Jesus' resurrection from the grave. I would encourage any... Read More
Choosing God: A Motherâs Story

Choosing God: A Mother’s Story

Harper McKay
Shadi* drew a deep breath as she scanned the courtroom full of angry stares, trying to find even a nod of support. She looked down at her hands, nervously... Read More
Four Ways Single Adults  Can Embrace Their Role in God's Family

Four Ways Single Adults Can Embrace Their Role in God's Family

Nate Farrow
As a fifteen-year old, I remember riding with my dad to the DMV to take my driver’s permit test. After taking the twenty-question exam, I waited anxiously for... Read More
Learning a Theology of Persecution

Learning a Theology of Persecution

Harper McKay
Iranian believers and Christian workers from around the world long to see Iranian churches strengthened and multiplying all over the country. Many are working... Read More
Adam, Where Are You?

Adam, Where Are You?

Nick Moore
A thousand thoughts ran through my mind as I held the child. It wasn’t because it was my first time holding a child. It wasn’t even my first time holding my... Read More
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

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