When problems arise and troubles come into our lives, or when things just don’t go according to the plan, the natural response is to be at least disappointed, maybe complain, and sometimes even become angry at God.
Gusts of chilly wind whistle through the windows & doors. Wind-borne dust hangs in the air & obscures the view of the surrounding mountains. Fall has arrived in northern Mexico!
Be prepared! Robert Baden-Powell explained this famous motto of the Scouting Movement he founded as, “You have to be prepared at any moment to face difficulties and even dangers by knowing what to do and how to do it.” This same explanation can be applied to the need for emergency planning & preparedness in mission work.
This is a glorious time of year. It is a time when we pause to give thanks for the many blessings we have received from the Lord's hand during the past year. In fact, we are exhorted in Scripture to be thankful each and every day, not just on the special day we call "Thanksgiving Day."
Do we give the Word of God its rightful place in our lives? Do we let the whole counsel of God be the foundation & rule of our life? Or, do we only adhere to the portions of the Bible that suit our own personal preferences?
Are you concerned that you might one day be burdened to become a missionary yourself? Well, put your mind at ease! Here are ten easy steps to take in order to avoid becoming a missionary.
As our family gathered to give thanks to the Lord for all His blessings over the last year, I found a timely article written a number of years ago. It reminds us that we should look beyond the physical blessings we enjoy & focus on the spiritual blessings we have in Christ as revealed in the Bible.
How well are we as the Church in America fulfilling the Great Commission?
"Never before in history has Christianity been challenged as it is today. We say Christ is the solution to the world problems, then why haven't we taken Christ to the world?"
As you slow to a stop inches behind the car in front of you, you squint your eyes and peer through your car's windshield. You strain to catch a glimpse of the cause for the backed up traffic ahead. But there are just too many cars on the freeway to see the reason for the delay.