I’m ready for a change of season, aren’t you? When I’m out having my daily 30-minute walk, I dream of the crisp fall air. I am more than ready to trade in the heat for that nip in the air.
The I-10 corridor is an interstate highway stretching east to west along the southern states from Florida to California.
Dark rooms, codes and passwords, hidden Scriptures, and clandestine gatherings define the worship of persecuted Christians throughout the world. These believers know the discovery of their meeting together could equal imprisonment, persecution, or death.
Last summer while on a missions trip in Asia I met five women from Tunesia. The women currently live in Paris but had chosen to celebrate Ramadan in Asia.
As a young missionary I was determined to make the best of being away from home at Christmas. What better way than to invite a group of friends over for a Christmas party?
Interested in starting a young women’s group at your church? Not sure where to begin?
One of the most dominant characteristics about the 18–35-year-old demographic is that we want to make a contribution to the world. We love to help people and we want to make a difference. We just don’t always know how to go about doing this.
This is where you come in.
Ah, I can smell it now: chicken or ribs on the grill. Toss on some corn on the cob and put together a few salads and you have a summertime feast fit for a king.
Only being in my early 20s, I never thought much about death until a few years ago when a friend of mine passed away unexpectedly in his sleep. From that point on, I found myself dwelling over death and learning how to process grief. There is a song lyric that says, “We try to live and love, and death comes and interrupts.”1