Passport to Your Future

Passport to Your Future

As a five-year-old girl, I knew exactly what I wanted: to live in Africa—as a missionary. Not really knowing what to do about that desire, I just went to school, did what my parents told me to do, and grew up. In my first year of college, however, I had an epiphany....
The Importance of One

The Importance of One

What do you think? If a man has a hundred sheep, and one of them goes astray, does he not leave the ninety-nine and go to the mountains to seek the one that is straying? … [14]Even so it is not the will of your Father who is in heaven that one of these little ones...
What Were You Born to Do?

What Were You Born to Do?

Have you ever met someone and thought, You are doing exactly what you were born to do? I know I have. Then I wonder, Am I doing what I was born to do? and, How do I know for sure? I believe all of us ask ourselves these questions at some point in our lives. Is God’s...
Amidst Everyday Life

Amidst Everyday Life

How do you know that God hears your prayers? I remember a time in my life when I didn’t know the answer. A few years ago I listened to a teaching about how Christians must follow the format of the Lord’s Prayer while praying or else their words won’t make it to...
Power of Partnership

Power of Partnership

You’ve heard it before: there is strength in numbers. But implicit in that statement is that these numbers work together for mutual advantage. At minimum, there has to be agreement among them; otherwise, they cannot walk together (Amos 3:3). Ideally,...
From Escaping Death to Inspiring Life

From Escaping Death to Inspiring Life

“When I was a little girl, I had recurring dreams of a baby in the womb who was fighting for her life. I could tell this baby was in pain and literally felt her pain and heard her screams. It troubled me, but I let it go for several years. Then somebody told me that...