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A Foundation for Faith: The Importance of Discipleship

women sitting on a couch reading Bibles

Discipleship is an important part of a believer’s journey, for both the new believer and the believer leading the process. Discipleship began with Jesus and His friends—the 12 disciples—and it continues in our relationships today.

DAY TEN - 30 DAYS OF PRAYER FOR PASTORS AND MISSIONARIES


Remember your word to your servant; you have given me hope through it. This is my comfort in my affliction; Your promise has given me life.
(Psalm 119:49-50, CSB)

Keeping a Connection with Children in Action Families

Many Children in Action leaders are trying to figure out how to maintain a connection with families and children they minister to each week in the midst of a pandemic and the need for social distancing. If you are one of those leaders, please know that you are not alone.

Slow Down Enough to See People

closeup of young Sudanese man

I heard someone speaking Arabic at the assisted living facility where I work. Not realizing it was the Sudanese man I knew who frequently brings deliveries to the front desk I work at, I rounded the corner to find David on the phone. Immediately after he got off the phone, I began speaking to him in my very broken Arabic, excited to make a connection with someone who speaks the language I have studied and love.

A Sign for the Times

Sandy Wisdom-Martin with multiuse handheld sign

Do not judge. I am well aware I have lived in Birmingham for nearly 4 years and numerous boxes in the barn are yet to be unpacked. Several of my events were canceled this spring because of the COVID-19 global pandemic crisis. I found myself with a free Saturday, and the guilt of an overwhelming task too long-delayed won out. Most of the once cherished treasures landed in the giveaway stack. When I saw the sensory box and the multiuse handheld sign, my eyes lit up.

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