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Flags of the World MINISTRY TIP

Flags of the World MINISTRY TIP

By Rev. Doug Forbes Most houses of worship and many community groups support missionary work and provide humanitarian aid to various parts of the world.  Children enjoy learning about new places,...
Missionary died thinking he was a failure; 84 years later thriving churches found hidden in the jungle

Missionary died thinking he was a failure; 84 years later thriving churches found hidden in the jungle

By Mark Ellis In 1912, medical missionary Dr. William Leslie went to live and minister to tribal people in a remote corner of the Democratic Republic of the Congo. After 17 years he returned to the...
How the simple act of caring for plants rooted me more deeply in God

How the simple act of caring for plants rooted me more deeply in God

by Mason Slater There’s a miracle happening in backyards and community gardens, just inches below the surface. I certainly didn’t expect to discover this when I started gardening three years ago;...
Blessed Are Those Who Comfort

Blessed Are Those Who Comfort

Jesus Christ never ceases showing mercy. And He wants you to do the same. By Charles F. Stanley We may think that the bigger a church is, the more it pleases God. But the truth is, He’s far more...
3 Ways To Handle Criticism Like A Pro—And Actually Grow From It

3 Ways To Handle Criticism Like A Pro—And Actually Grow From It

by Alice Vaughn BE SMART ABOUT THE WAY YOU ASK FOR FEEDBACK AND YOU’LL QUICKLY REALIZE YOU CAN’T LIVE OR LEARN WITHOUT IT. HERE’S HOW TO ASK THE RIGHT QUESTIONS AND GET THE ANSWERS YOU NEED. If...
The First Step

The First Step

By Brad Harrub, Ph.D. – Director Focus Press   The road between faithfulness and apostasy is rarely direct. It’s not as though we walk in the light of God’s Word (1 John 1) for years and...
A Fish Story!

A Fish Story!

Ministry Tip By Rev. Doug Forbes We’ve all heard some great fish stories, especially about the one that got away.  There’s a fish story in the Bible that will really get the attention of your...
Deranged, violent homeless man transformed by Jesus

Deranged, violent homeless man transformed by Jesus

John wandering in the streets of Lucknow Mentally disturbed, he lived in the streets of Lucknow, India, and responded violently to anyone who attempted to approach him. But God moved one pastor’s...
Born to Neglect, Raised to Hope

Born to Neglect, Raised to Hope

By Dick Peterson   Adoption agency social workers told Kurt and Vicki Johnson that bringing a little orphaned girl from Guangzhou, China, into their home would be difficult. But it wasn’t...