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Reaching out in Christ’s name to outcasts and underdogs

The scorned woman at the well, the notorious tax collectors, the forgotten prisoners – when it came to the outcasts of society, Jesus had a habit of reaching out in grace and forgiveness.

Pursue God’s call to love and serve refugees in our midst

For most of us, the COVID-19 pandemic and the resulting self-isolation, social distancing and economic turmoil are among the most unsettling challenges we have experienced in our lifetimes. As overwhelming as those issues have been amid the relative safety and comfort of familiar surrounding

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Learning from Mature Believers Makes Spiritual Impact

When it comes to learning from mature believers in Christ, outstanding examples of that discipline are found at Christian Women’s Job Corps and Christian Men’s Job Corps ministry sites throughout the nation and internationally.

Keys to Encouraging New Believers

Fellowship between believers at Baptist Friendship House

What are the keys to encouraging new believers as they seek to grow in their relationship with Jesus Christ?

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.

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