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Know God More: Know His Character

bible by the lake

Acts 17: 16–28 tells about Paul speaking to a group in Athens. He saw altars built to all kinds of gods.

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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Partner with Me: Take me. Show me. Let me do missions with you.

two multicultural women unpacking boxes of clothes and books

Think back a moment. Where were you when you first fell in love with missions? Who were you with? What were you doing? Was your first missions experience frightful or fulfilling? Think. What do you wish had been different? What do you know now that you wish you had known then?

Refugees Are Here: What Now?

You hear the news—refugees are being sent to your city. Hardly any time passes and it happens. “They” are really here. “They” start appearing in the grocery store, lining up to enroll their children in school, and sitting in the doctor’s waiting room with you.

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