On February 19th, 1973, I woke up thinking, “Why am I fighting it? If Jesus died for me, then I should just accept that.”
I got down on my knees by my bed and thanked Him for dying for my sins. I stood up, pulled my Bible out of the suitcase on the top shelf of my closet, and opened it to this passage where Jesus spoke directly to me: Continue reading “My Fortieth Spiritual Birthday”
Wycliffe Bible translator, Lee Bramlett, had learned that most verbs for the Hdi people of Cameroon ended in either an a, i, or u. While still unsure how to reach these people with God’s love for them, God prompted Lee to look at their verb for love, which was “dva” and “dvi”, but never “dvu”.
When he discussed this observation with the tribal leaders that were helping him with his Bible translation work, their eyes were opened to understand the Gospel. Continue reading “One Unused Vowel Saves a People”
As we celebrate Thanksgiving and thank God for His abundant provision, join us in reflecting on another great “spiritual harvest” which Jesus speaks of in John chapter 4. Continue reading The Spiritual Harvest
No one else was out when I spotted three folded green bills lying near the sidewalk. Continue reading The Eternal Value of Seven Dollars
Cas thought of yelling after the purse-snatchers: “Hey come back! I want to give you the rest of the money in my coat pocket!” Continue reading Living a Radical Life – Like Jesus
If your heart goes out to people who worship rock stars and/or are addicted to drugs, you will be encouraged by Brian Welch’s story. Brian found Christ, freedom from drugs, and a new life. Continue reading Hope for Drug Addicts