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Know God More: Know His Character

bible by the lake

Acts 17: 16–28 tells about Paul speaking to a group in Athens. He saw altars built to all kinds of gods.

Go and Make Disciples as a Group

A group of young women holding Bibles and walking together

The idea of making disciples can be a little unnerving; the mere thought of sharing your faith can be scary. When the fear of rejection, judgment, and persecution creep in, it can cripple you and cause you to shy away from telling the lost people in your life how Jesus has changed you. Though Jesus’ command in Matthew 28:18–20 is for each one of us, we don’t have to go and make disciples alone.

A Vision for Southern Thailand

David Taylor discipling in Thailand

In rural Southern Thailand, among rubber tree farmers and fishermen, David and Pamela Taylor strive to share the gospel with a people hesitant to receive the life-changing good news.

Missionary Spotlight Update: Week of Prayer for North American Missions

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Southern Baptists traditionally set aside the first week of March to pray for and collect offerings for missionaries involved in church planting and compassion ministries across North America.

Seek the Lost: Sharing the Rest of the Story

Brandton and Katie Wood

Most all of us are familiar with Jesus’ famous parables of the lost sheep, lost coin, and lost son recorded in Luke 15. Many of us also recall Paul Harvey’s entertaining The Rest of the Story commentaries that aired for decades on radio stations across the nation.

As we explore this month’s theme of Seek the Lost, let’s combine those 2 examples to consider how we can effectively seek and reach the non-Christian population around us in today’s world.

Are You a Silent Christian?

woman with duct tape over her mouth

“I haven’t shared the gospel with anyone recently because _______.” Does this statement ring true for you? How would you fill in the blank?

Love Your Neighbors through Your Spiritual Gifts

young woman shoveling snow

“Can I bring you dinner tonight?” read the text from one of my friends. As I typed and retyped, I wasn’t sure whether I could accept such kindness. The immediate answer in my heart was “yes, please,” but my pride and my sense of not wanting to be a burden tempted me to say no.

Group Growth: Why Community Matters for Discipleship

young women reading Bibles at a Bible study

Community has always been essential in discipleship. In the Old Testament, the Israelites gathered collectively to hear the Word of God proclaimed. In this assembly, they were reminded how to live as God’s people and the great things He had done for them.

Be like Christ: How to Grow in Christlikeness

Young woman praying and worshipping outdoors in the evening

To be honest, I feel as if I am the last person who should be writing about Christlikeness. My sin has been evident today, illuminating the selfish, insecure, and harsh parts of my soul that, despite my efforts to crush them, still loom.

Missionary Spotlight Update: Nancy Potter*

Missionary Nancy Potter serves in Southeast Asia

Missionary Nancy Potter often sees God-sized miracles as she serves in Southeast Asia. “Oftentimes something that seems so simple becomes much more complicated on the mission field,” she says. An encounter with a female monkey she hoped would become a pet became the backdrop for a miracle.

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