It wasn’t by chance that Chaplain (Cpt.) Kent Coffey arrived at the Combat Stress Center on Camp Liberty in Baghdad, Iraq, just moments after a U.S. soldier opened fire killing five soldiers and wounding three, Monday, May 11, 2009.
Here are some suggestions for making this Easter an on mission experience
for you and your child.
Rob Bowman of NAMB's People Group/Interfaith Team interviews New Testament
Historian Gary Habermas on why the resurrection makes sense. Download this
audio for Easter.
The holidays provide the perfect opportunity to share Christ with the people
in your neighborhood. Here's an idea for a women's outreach in your home.
What pops into your mind when you hear "Pregnancy Care Center"?
Unplanned pregnancy, scared women, babies, counseling, diapers,
volunteers...hope? What about men? Today, in centers across the nation, men are
reaching out to men. And as a result, men, women, and children reap the
When your family gathers for the holiday, make it about more than just a
FALL OUTREACH IDEAS Begin preparing now for ways you can reach out to your community this
fall. Let these fun, easy ideas get the creative juices flowing for ways your
church can share the love of Christ this season. FALL FESTIVAL. For years churches have planned Fall
Festivals to share Christ with children
Making the Connection
Practical ways for parents to teach their kids about missionaries and connect
with them By Erin Fisher My eyes fixated on the television as images of blowing debris and collapsed
buildings repeatedly flashed across the screen. Hurricane Katrina was preparing
to turn a once booming city i
Wanted: Missionary (No Experience Required) By Anna Evans “Did you jiggle the toilet?” I wearily asked my husband as he joined me in
bed. “Yes, it’s become a natural reflex,” he replied, pulling the covers up. “I
grew up jiggling toilets.” I laughed at the strange commonality we had. Apparently, toilet jigglin
I confess. I am an introvert. People make me tired. When I pray the Jabez
Prayer, (1 Chronicles 4:10), I leave out the "enlarge my border" part. I am
also, however, a Christian. I learned long ago that God isn't very concerned
with my comfort zone, only my obedience...
A few suggestions to starting a military ministry at your church...
Strength for Living Podcast with missionaries Ken Welborn and Reggie
If you've never felt quite at home with the way you've been taught to share
Christ, don't give up. Mike Bechtle wants to help every
Christian find their fit in the Great Commission...
John Tomkinson’s enthusiasm for the Lord is as obvious as his Australian
accent. His larger-than-life persona gives him unexpected opportunities to
Is God calling you to a place you'd rather not
It's hard to imagine that anyone who received a direct order from God would
simply ignore it, but when God told Jonah to go to Nineveh, the prophet
immediately chartered a boat headed in the opposite direction...
Iranians have come to the United States in two waves, the first of which
happened before 1977 in small numbers. The second wave took place right around
the Islamic Revolution in the late Seventies when large numbers came as
refugees to escape the Islamic fundamentalist government that overthrew the
U.S.-backed Shah in 1979...
The most precious gift we can give to the people we encounter in our lives
is the gospel. I was blessed to receive this precious gift from a woman
who was, when she first came to my home, a stranger. She was not the first to
come to my door to share the message of God's Word, but she was the first to
arrive with understanding and communication skills designed to reach this
listener, one of many who came of age in the cultural ruins left behind by the
social upheavals of the 1960s and '70s...
A church in California invests in the lives of future
In today's family-focused culture, churches have learned that children's
ministry can have an impact on parents. Rock On Church (www.rockonchurch.org) in Orange, California,
is making inroads into the hearts of unchurched adults by offering an annual
summer day camp called The Academy of Worship Arts for their children...
The Carolina sun sets, and cool air fills the evening sky. A friendly,
unpretentious crowd wearing cowboy boots and hats, calico and jeans -- many
with the rodeo itch -- take their seats on metal bleachers in a horse arena
with a sawdust floor. Excitement builds, then here they come -- galloping
horses with flag-bearing riders sitting tall in their saddles.
Happy Trails Cowboy Church of Taylorsville, North Carolina, is being called
A few years ago our family moved to a new part of town to plant a new
church. We were convinced that God placed us in our new home, on our new
street, in our new neighborhood, for the purpose of reaching our new neighbors.
Our goal from the day we moved in was to build new relationships with those
around us that would allow us the opportunity to minister to them and to earn
the right to share the gospel. But how do you begin to build relationships with
those whom you have never met?
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