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Pursue God’s call to love and serve refugees in our midst

For most of us, the COVID-19 pandemic and the resulting self-isolation, social distancing and economic turmoil are among the most unsettling challenges we have experienced in our lifetimes. As overwhelming as those issues have been amid the relative safety and comfort of familiar surrounding

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Keys to Encouraging New Believers

Fellowship between believers at Baptist Friendship House

What are the keys to encouraging new believers as they seek to grow in their relationship with Jesus Christ?

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.

How Can You Grow in Christlikeness?

Kerri Johnson with Graffiti 2 Works WorldCrafts artisans

What does it mean to grow in Christlikeness? The obvious answer is to continuously become more like Christ—in your attitudes and actions as well as in your interests and intents. Sounds like a daunting task, doesn’t it?

Celebrating the Gift of God’s Grace and Second Chances

Margaret Roland portrait

When I contemplate God’s amazing grace, I am reminded of the Larnelle Harris song “God of the Second Chance,” which recalls how God made it possible for us to be born again through the saving work of Jesus.

Discovering and Practicing Your Spiritual Gifts

Trennis and Pam's RV

Many believers seem to struggle to identify what their specific spiritual gifts are—or even what qualifies biblically as a spiritual gift.

Sharing Christ: The Highest Priority

Oscar Burns leads training

Missionaries have it so easy. I could lead people to Christ all the time if I was paid to do it.

Has that thought ever crossed your mind? The idea that if only you didn’t have so much on your plate you had to do, it would free you up to do real ministry.

Pursue God in Worship

teen and preteen girls preparing for worship at missions camp

My wife, Pam, and I have the incredible privilege of enjoying a variety of worship settings throughout the country in our roles as national correspondents for national WMU.

Trick or Treat for Missions - Turn Your Home into the Place for Halloween Outreach

pumpkin painting at church fall festival

Where do you spend Halloween? Do you help out with the cakewalk at your church’s fall festival? Do you dress up a car for a trunk fest, or do you stay at home with your lights off, hoping no little goblins will disturb you? Spend this Halloween a different way.

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Hungry Versus Hunger

“I’m hungry,” remarks my grown son. He opens the refrigerator door, studies the contents, and then declares, “There’s nothing in here to eat!” and walks away. Vegetables, milk, eggs, and a casserole sit on the shelves.

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