Faith Releases the Power of God
Faith Releases the Power of God
Lisa Lothian · Apr 17 4 minute read

As I enter the sixth decade of my life, I think that faith—true faith in God—is starting to set in for me. Finally, I, like many of you, have seen so much—so much sorrow, so much pain, so many...

Under His Wings
Under His Wings
Audrey Castelbuono · Apr 5 2 minute read

My contemplative thoughts of beauty and MORE BEAUTY were interrupted by the giggles and laughter of little hikers, 4 or 5 years old, climbing up to the very same spot with their parents. Another family followed. Then another one. I watched as these little ones peered over the edge. Dancing about. Jumping from rock to rock. Parents were taking pictures and...

Mustard Seed Faith
Mustard Seed Faith
Ruth Stewart · Mar 29 7 minute read

How many times have you beaten yourself up because you didn’t have perfect faith? How often have well-meaning friends or church members insinuated that your prayers will only be answered if you do not doubt? That night, God told me otherwise. For the first time in my life, I realized that I did not need to have faith big enough to move the mountain. I only needed to...

Keep the Faith (Part 1 of 2)
Keep the Faith (Part 1 of 2)
Jaël Naomie · Mar 27 3 minute read

That summer, as I started looking for work, I felt confident that Christ would provide the best opportunity for me. I had forged ahead and left my job in Brooklyn and was ready to change professions if need be. The month of June came and went, and I had no job. The month of July came and went, and...

Receive a Fresh Baptism of the Holy Spirit
Receive a Fresh Baptism of the Holy Spirit
Don MacLafferty · Mar 22 6 minute read

Are you longing for a fresh baptism of the Holy Spirit daily? Are you specifically asking for it? You can have it! We're going to explore what it means to ask for and receive the daily baptism of the Holy Spirit.

Who Has the Patience for That!
Who Has the Patience for That!
Melanie Muthiah · Mar 20 4 minute read

I desired to emigrate to a certain country of my choice and settle in my profession for life. This did not happen quickly or easily. All my efforts to achieve this goal were in vain. My prayers yielded no favorable answer. After three long years of waiting, I became impatient and...

The Final Test
The Final Test
Lisa Lothian · Mar 8 6 minute read

One day soon God’s people will face a very similar experience before the second coming of Christ. Our test at that time will not be on the issue of prayer as was Daniel’s, but on the issue of...

Christ In Us
Christ In Us
Around-the-World Contributors · Feb 28 5 minute read

I'll never forget the story 15+ years ago in Pennsylvania where a shooter went into an Amish schoolhouse and killed several children and then turned the gun on himself. The Amish parents of the murdered children took up an offering for...

Who Has Your Heart?
Who Has Your Heart?
Jaël Naomie · Feb 23 3 minute read

Nastasha was in love. This was no ordinary, child-like love. She was deeply, over the moon, madly in love with her boyfriend. He had captured her heart. But there was a problem. While she was full of self-sacrificing love, her significant other was not. All the love seemed to be one-sided. If there was a work party, Natasha would go alone. Her boyfriend wasn't...

Know No Fear
Know No Fear
Raquel R. · Feb 16 2 minute read

The story of John Hus is about a man who put his life completely in God's hands. He was a reformer who lived as a priest in the early 1400s, and he encouraged people to have a personal relationship with God. He was eventually charged with heresy and...

Swallowed by Mercy
Swallowed by Mercy
Debi Tesser · Feb 14 6 minute read

God is always within our reach, so He knows where we are at all times, even if we try to run away. In that case, if God is always with us, do we need to be afraid when He calls us, even if the situation is less than desirable? Are we going to make God work overtime and do...

Nothing Else Satisfies
Nothing Else Satisfies
Lisa Lothian · Feb 9 5 minute read

As we age, we go through life seasons. It is a natural part of life. Four years ago, I went through a season that helped me realize that my priorities were out of line with God’s plan. It wasn’t in the form of actual life duties or pursuits. It involved relationships. My heart was...