Bible Devotion

Prayer Is An Exchange

Thursday, September 28, 2017 Prayer Is An Exchange ISAIAH 40:31 NKJ 31 But those who wait on the Lord shall renew their strength; They shall mount up with wings like eagles, TheyRead More...
By : admin | Sep 28, 2017

God Feeds The Birds

Tuesday, September 26, 2017 God Feeds The Birds MATTHEW 6:26 LB 26 Look at the birds! They don't worry about what to eat — they don't need to sow or reap orRead More...
By : admin | Sep 26, 2017

Put On Humility

Sunday, August 20, 2017 Put On Humility 1 PETER 5:5 NKJ 5 Likewise you younger people, submit yourselves to your elders. Yes, all of you be submissive to one another, and beRead More...
By : admin | Aug 20, 2017

Proverbs 31 Ministries

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Warning Signals

We’ve been training our new puppies to stay inside our yard by using electric collars. We’ve put up boundary flags around the perimeter of our yard, and are training them not toRead More...
By : admin | Sep 28, 2017
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Get Started

We’ve all been there. We know what needs to be done, but we just never seem to get around to it! Cleaning out that closet, starting that diet, writing that thank youRead More...
By : admin | Sep 27, 2017
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Discomfort is the Difference

I had to get my seventh grader, Cooper, dress shoes to wear every day for the new school year. That’s a pretty dramatic step up in his shoe game. When he putRead More...
By : admin | Sep 26, 2017
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The Family Hike

A family hike … what a great idea! Or so I thought. One summer at family camp, some exercise-loving friends suggested our family join them for a moderate hike. I pictured aRead More...
By : admin | Sep 25, 2017
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Right on Time

This past week I was facing a fairly overwhelming deadline. I had several major projects due, and the prospect of getting them all done on time was going to take a majorRead More...
By : admin | Sep 22, 2017
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Secrets of Success Found in Small Places

When it comes to our dreams and wishes, hard times serve a great purpose. I remember being there. I know what it’s like to walk around with a tote bag full ofRead More...
By : admin | Sep 21, 2017
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Just Say You’re Sorry

Chad and I have four boys. So breaking up fights or settling squabbles is a daily struggle at our house. Usually the boys involve us because somebody hurt somebody else. It’s aRead More...
By : admin | Sep 20, 2017
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Healing is Possible

Rejection steals the best of who I am by reinforcing the worst of what’s been said to me. Rejection isn’t just an emotion we feel. It’s a message that’s sent to theRead More...
By : admin | Sep 19, 2017
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Thirsty?

At my last check up with my doctor, she told me that I was dehydrated. After my appointment, I learned something really interesting. Did you know that thirst is actually a lateRead More...
By : admin | Sep 18, 2017
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The Perfect Comeback

At my last check up with my doctor, she told me that I was dehydrated. After my appointment, I learned something really interesting. Did you know that thirst is actually a lateRead More...
By : admin | Sep 15, 2017
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Change the Kingdom

Mother Teresa famously said, “If you want to change the world, go home and love your family.” That is certainly true, but I think the Christian version might go something like this,Read More...
By : admin | Sep 14, 2017
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Managing Expectations

It’s crucial to consider expectations before saying “yes” to something. Everything we commit to comes with a list of expectations, and honestly, I struggle with this. So, I am challenging myself toRead More...
By : admin | Sep 13, 2017
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A Warrior Race

Our family loves to watch a TV show called Spartan Ultimate Team Challenge. On the show a group of five individuals run a muddy obstacle course that tests their strength, agility andRead More...
By : admin | Sep 12, 2017
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Friendship Hardships

You know what I secretly hope for in my relationships? Safety, easy connection and acceptance. I want to make a friend, keep a friend. Live in a blissful place of fun. ButRead More...
By : admin | Sep 11, 2017
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Death of a Dream

My dad’s dream as a little boy was to grow up and be a fighter pilot for the U.S. Navy or Air Force. This dream grew into a young man’s ambition, andRead More...
By : admin | Sep 8, 2017
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The Lady at the Gym

There’s a lady at my gym who really doesn’t like me. I’m not sure how I got on her bad side. All I know is one day while working out on theRead More...
By : admin | Sep 7, 2017
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Introvert in an Extrovert World

I am an introvert who lives in a place called Social Circle. How’s that for irony? My hometown is literally named Social Circle, and even in a small town, for this introvert,Read More...
By : admin | Sep 6, 2017
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Tearing Out The Old

Does your mind need a renovation? Several years ago when we remodeled our house I invited a friend over and asked for his expert opinion. But when he started staring at theRead More...
By : admin | Sep 5, 2017
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Feeling What I Feel

So, last week I had a pretty epic meltdown. We are in the midst of a really trying season in our life. The stress just spilled over. I was crying and myRead More...
By : admin | Sep 4, 2017
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People Pleasing

My name is Lysa and I want people to like me. No matter how I spin it, I have to call it what it is: PEOPLE PLEASING. It’s part of my DNARead More...
By : admin | Sep 1, 2017
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Wedding Party

When my husband and I got married our wedding was far from extravagant. We had a lovely church wedding and a wonderful reception. And despite all the stress and expense, it wasRead More...
By : admin | Aug 31, 2017
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The Blessing Found in Failure

What if our failures are actually clues pointing us in a better direction? When I first quit my full-time job to stay home with my kids, I tried and failed at severalRead More...
By : admin | Aug 30, 2017
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When It Looks the Same….

Last week I was driving along a tree-lined country road with my four boys in tow. Along the way my son Ryder said, “Oh mom, I know where we’re going. This isRead More...
By : admin | Aug 29, 2017
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Set Apart

Have you ever felt alone in a crowded room? Last year, I attended a conference and was so excited about the new friendships I knew I would make. I circled the tablesRead More...
By : admin | Aug 28, 2017
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Glowing

Recently, a girlfriend challenged me to drink almost a gallon of water a day. She promised that I would feel a huge difference if I kept it up. Honestly, the first differenceRead More...
By : admin | Aug 25, 2017
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Never Alone

Do you ever feel lonely? Recently, I was at an event full of people. Everyone else seemed talkative, but I just felt out of sorts. Someone had said something to me earlierRead More...
By : admin | Aug 24, 2017
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Cravings

My husband and I have been on a pretty aggressive diet for about a month now. I was told that after a few weeks you stop craving sweets and bread. I canRead More...
By : admin | Aug 23, 2017
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We Were Made to Crave

I believe God made us to crave so we’d always desire more of Him. God made us to consume food, but food was never supposed to consume us. In the Bible, JesusRead More...
By : admin | Aug 22, 2017
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Public Parenting

Any other mama way more aware of your kids’ antics and attitudes when you’re out and about? Oh I hope it’s not just me. I cringe at how my guys speak toRead More...
By : admin | Aug 21, 2017
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Overwhelmed Schedule = Underwhelmed Soul

I know what it’s like to live with the stress of an overwhelmed schedule and ache with the sadness of an underwhelmed soul. Someone makes an unrealistic request of me; my brainRead More...
By : admin | Aug 18, 2017
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All About Him

Have you ever known someone who had a way of making everything about them? You’ve been hurt? They’ve been hurt worse. You’ve had success? They have had it even bigger. Everything getsRead More...
By : admin | Aug 17, 2017
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The Analysis Paralysis

When I was little, I wanted to play on the monkey bars more than anything else. I was afraid, and I couldn’t get myself to release one hand from the first barRead More...
By : admin | Aug 16, 2017
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A Heavy, Holy Assignment

My Dad has been my pastor my entire life. All told, my parents have been serving the church in pastoral ministry for more than 40 years. Can I share with you aRead More...
By : admin | Aug 15, 2017
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The Two Most Powerful Words

The two most powerful words are yes and no. How I use the words yes and no determine how I set my schedule. How I set my schedule determines how I liveRead More...
By : admin | Aug 14, 2017
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Father’s Eyes

The first solo I ever sang in church was an Amy Grant classic called, “My Father’s Eyes.” The premise of the song is that we may look like our parents, but weRead More...
By : admin | Aug 11, 2017
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Their Success Doesn’t Threaten Mine

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By : admin | Aug 10, 2017
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Intolerant Tolerance

I love the story of Esther. Esther’s heroism is set against the backdrop of murder and revenge. Because Mordecai, Esther’s uncle, would not bow down to Haman, the King’s top advisor, heRead More...
By : admin | Aug 9, 2017
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Live Loved

Are you living loved? I remember something I saw an author friend do several years ago. She was signing a book, and I peeked over to see what she was writing. BeforeRead More...
By : admin | Aug 8, 2017
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Plan A and B

Our boys went to summer camp, and it rained three of the four days they were there. After multiple days of rain, camp was a massive mud hole, and the afternoon activitiesRead More...
By : admin | Aug 7, 2017
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Finding Closeness with Jesus

There’s a big difference between being close to people who love Jesus and being close to Jesus Himself. Once, when I was speaking in an arena, a woman walked right up onRead More...
By : admin | Aug 4, 2017
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Perfectly Imperfect for Me

My husband and I could not be more different. He balances our checkbook to the penny. I just check it online and kind of keep it within a five-dollar guesstimate. When weRead More...
By : admin | Aug 3, 2017
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And I Thought There Was No Good

If you had told me years ago that God would bring good out of my weight issues and food struggles, I would have seriously doubted you. When you feel so defeated fromRead More...
By : admin | Aug 2, 2017
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Personal Prayers

“God is great. God is good. Let us thank Him for our food…”. This is the little prayer my boys say before we eat. It was the sweetest thing, but a coupleRead More...
By : admin | Aug 1, 2017
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Finding God’s Appointments in our Disappointments

What if today’s disappointment is making room for tomorrow’s appointment? Recently, I invited a friend to go with me on a trip. She really wanted to go. But as she prayed aboutRead More...
By : admin | Jul 31, 2017
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Peace in the Pain

A friend of mine has experienced deep pain and soul-crushing loss in wave after wave. The last time we talked, she asked, “why is God doing this to me?” I can understandRead More...
By : admin | Jul 28, 2017
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The Garden

Last Spring, I took a shortcut through a neighborhood and saw a man planting a flower garden, and I thought, I wish I had a pretty garden. Isn’t that the way itRead More...
By : admin | Jul 27, 2017
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Mom Guilt

Three days in a row I started the clothes in the washer but forgot to move them to the dryer. Do you ever have days like that, where you feel like youRead More...
By : admin | Jul 26, 2017
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Living Love Out Loud

I really don’t think Jesus ever meant for our faith to be so complicated. There have been times when I’ve been overwhelmed by all that being a Christian means. So, let’s goRead More...
By : admin | Jul 25, 2017
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He’s a Know it All

“What’s 187 times 187?” my 10-year-old quizzed his 5-year-old brother. Exasperated, Tate shouted to his older brother, “I don’t know; I’m only in Pre-K!” Tate doesn’t know how to multiply just yet.Read More...
By : admin | Jul 24, 2017
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Security Satisfaction

We spend most of our time pursuing security and satisfaction, but the world’s versions of these things will disappoint us every time. The only time-tested way to get our basic soul needsRead More...
By : admin | Jul 21, 2017

Focus on the Family

Enjoying Physical Intimacy as a Woman (Part 1 of 2)

In a discussion based on their book Enjoy: The Gift of Sexual Pleasure for Women, sex therapists Dr. Cliff and Mrs. Joyce Penner discuss God’s design for sex, how women can increaseRead More...
By : admin | Sep 28, 2017

Heeding God’s Call in Faith

Dickson Mully's family was living in an African desert, with hundreds of children to feed, and no clean water. On today's broadcast, he tells his inspiring story of miraculously discovering water someRead More...
By : admin | Sep 27, 2017

Managing Marriage Conflicts in Healthy Ways

Dr. Greg and Mrs. Erin Smalley explain how conflict, if handled well, can actually strengthen a marriage, and offer practical advice for navigating disagreements, so that they lead to relational intimacy, ratherRead More...
By : admin | Sep 26, 2017

Making the Most of Teachable Moments

Author Kara Durbin describes how parents can take advantage of ordinary, everyday situations to instill biblical values and character in their children.
By : admin | Sep 25, 2017

Understanding Teen Depression and Suicide (Part 2 of 2)

Best-selling author Dr. Gregory Jantz offers practical advice for helping parents whose teens may be dealing with depression. (Part 2 of 2)
By : admin | Sep 22, 2017

Understanding Teen Depression and Suicide (Part 1 of 2)

Best-selling author Dr. Gregory Jantz offers practical advice for helping parents whose teens may be dealing with depression. (Part 1 of 2)
By : admin | Sep 21, 2017

Offering Hope to Others as a Family

Michael and Linda Fichera describe how they've helped their three adopted daughters develop a strong foundation of faith and a heart for ministry outreach, and offer parents insights on how they canRead More...
By : admin | Sep 20, 2017

25 Years and Still in Love (Part 2 of 2)

Reflecting on 25 years of marriage, Pastor Bob Kraning shares biblical advice on how to have a marriage that will last a lifetime. (Part 2 of 2)
By : admin | Sep 19, 2017

25 Years and Still in Love (Part 1 of 2)

Reflecting on 25 years of marriage, Pastor Bob Kraning shares biblical advice on how to have a marriage that will last a lifetime. (Part 1 of 2)
By : admin | Sep 18, 2017

Overcoming the Obstacles of Infidelity (Part 2 of 2)

Bob and Audrey Meisner share the dramatic story of how their seemingly "perfect" marriage was nearly destroyed by an affair. They offer hope for marriages damaged by infidelity as they describe howRead More...
By : admin | Sep 15, 2017

Overcoming the Obstacles of Infidelity (Part 1 of 2)

Bob and Audrey Meisner share the dramatic story of how their seemingly "perfect" marriage was nearly destroyed by an affair. They offer hope for marriages damaged by infidelity as they describe howRead More...
By : admin | Sep 14, 2017

Obeying God’s Call to Rescue Orphans

Dr. Charles Mully shares his incredible testimony of growing up as an orphan in Kenya and later becoming a wealthy businessman who felt called by God to rescue and rehabilitate orphaned childrenRead More...
By : admin | Sep 13, 2017

Helping Men Prepare for Fatherhood

NFL tight end Benjamin Watson, a father of five young children, offers advice and encouragement to new dads in a discussion based on his book The New Dad's Playbook: Gearing Up forRead More...
By : admin | Sep 12, 2017

As the Towers Were Falling

Stanley Praimnath dramatically recounts how with the Lord's help, and the courageous actions of a stranger, he survived the terrorist attack on the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001.
By : admin | Sep 11, 2017

Raising Sons to be Honorable Men (Part 2 of 2)

Author and speaker Robert Lewis offers advice and encouragement to dads in a discussion based on his best-selling book Raising a Modern-Day Knight: A Father's Role in Guiding His Son to AuthenticRead More...
By : admin | Sep 8, 2017

Raising Sons to be Honorable Men (Part 1 of 2)

Author and speaker Robert Lewis offers advice and encouragement to dads in a discussion based on his best-selling book Raising a Modern-Day Knight: A Father's Role in Guiding His Son to AuthenticRead More...
By : admin | Sep 7, 2017

Following Jesus Through the Seas (Part 2 of 2)

Leslie Leyland Fields offers unique and encouraging spiritual insights from her family's involvement in commercial salmon fishing in a discussion based on her recent book, Crossing the Waters: Following Jesus Through theRead More...
By : admin | Sep 6, 2017

Following Jesus Through the Seas (Part 1 of 2)

Leslie Leyland Fields offers unique and encouraging spiritual insights from her family's involvement in commercial salmon fishing in a discussion based on her recent book, Crossing the Waters: Following Jesus Through theRead More...
By : admin | Sep 5, 2017

Finding God’s Purpose for Your Life

A long-time investment banker and a mentor to millennials, Ken Costa shares from his vast experience valuable lessons he's learned about finding God's will and calling for our lives.
By : admin | Sep 4, 2017

Finding Peace and Purpose in the Midst of a Busy Schedule

Alli Worthington describes how, as a wife and mother to five boys, she's found practical ways to alleviate the pressure of busyness and avoid an overloaded family schedule in a discussion basedRead More...
By : admin | Sep 1, 2017

Finding God on the Streets (Part 2 of 2)

Pastor Dimas Salaberrios shares his remarkable testimony of coming to faith in Jesus Christ after he spiraled out of control as a young drug dealer whose life was consumed by addiction, violenceRead More...
By : admin | Aug 31, 2017

Finding God on the Streets (Part 1 of 2)

Pastor Dimas Salaberrios shares his remarkable testimony of coming to faith in Jesus Christ after he spiraled out of control as a young drug dealer whose life was consumed by addiction, violenceRead More...
By : admin | Aug 30, 2017

Loving Someone With Alzheimer’s (Part 2 of 2)

Dr. Gary Chapman and Lisa Anderson discuss the challenges families face when a loved one is diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease or dementia. Our guests offer encouragement to caregivers and practical suggestions forRead More...
By : admin | Aug 29, 2017

Loving Someone With Alzheimer’s (Part 1 of 2)

Dr. Gary Chapman and Lisa Anderson discuss the challenges families face when a loved one is diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease or dementia. Our guests offer encouragement to caregivers and practical suggestions forRead More...
By : admin | Aug 28, 2017

Walking Through Grief With Your Child

Kathleen Fucci, author of the award-winning children's book Emily Lost Someone She Loved, shares personal lessons she's learned about ways to help children deal with death and grief.
By : admin | Aug 18, 2017

Mission Network News

New rules could mean less freedom for China’s Christians

China (MNN) – In China, new restrictions on religious affairs could mean less freedom for Christians. The country recently passed an amendment that includes guidelines on the types of religious organizations thatRead More...
By : admin | Sep 28, 2017

Unreached people, the Gospel, and you

Int’l (MNN) – Every day, tens of thousands of people die without knowing Jesus. Today, there are over 2 billion people who have never been reached with the Gospel. That is whyRead More...
By : admin | Sep 28, 2017

Compassion Ministries help families in need

Russia (MNN) — You’ve heard about Slavic Gospel Association’s Children’s Ministries and its Reach Russia Now initiative, but have you heard of its Compassion Ministries? Compassion Ministries Words cannot express the griefRead More...
By : admin | Sep 28, 2017

Churches in Abkhazia hold camps for children with disabilities

Abkhazia (MNN) – Abkhazia is a small territory defined by controversy, conflict, and frozen tensions. Over two decades have passed since the war between Georgia and Abkhazia, but the region is stillRead More...
By : admin | Sep 27, 2017

Islamic extremism rising in Indonesia

Indonesia (MNN) — Earlier this month, the World Watch Monitor reported that the country of Indonesia has been experiencing a rise in Islamic extremism. FMI’s Bruce Allen visited the country during theRead More...
By : admin | Sep 27, 2017

Set Free Ministries offers counseling to fight suicide

United States (MNN) – We shared earlier this month that 20 veterans take their lives every day. As National Suicide Prevention Month winds down, we wanted to bring to attention again theRead More...
By : admin | Sep 27, 2017

Food for the Hungry assists Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh

Bangladesh (MNN) – As Myanmar’s Rohingya refugees continue to pour into Bangladesh, their problems are quickly multiplying. (Photo courtesy of Food for the Hungry) About 430,000 Muslim Rohingya refugees have fled ethnicRead More...
By : admin | Sep 26, 2017

Pastor training in Romania brings in hundreds

Romania (MNN) – Global Advance’s David Shibley was recently in Romania, equipping and empowering the Christian leaders there for the Great Commission. Conference for Pastors Over 250 pastors and wives gathered fromRead More...
By : admin | Sep 26, 2017

The physical and spiritual dangers of an expanding refugee crisis

Middle East (MNN) — The refugee crisis has been exacerbated in recent weeks. Over 400,000 Rohingya have fled persecution in Burma and added weight to the already staggering refugee numbers. Elsewhere onRead More...
By : admin | Sep 26, 2017

Missio Nexus celebrates 100 years

United States (MNN) — How do you define a ‘movement’? A dictionary definition would sound like this: “a group of people with a common ideology, especially a political or religious one”. Or,Read More...
By : admin | Sep 25, 2017

Compassion ministries hit by onslaught of disasters

Caribbean (MNN) – Compassion International has been hit hard in the last few weeks at project sites. The ministry works in Haiti, the Dominican Republic, Mexico, and Guatemala – all of whichRead More...
By : admin | Sep 25, 2017

Waterborne diseases a concern in Haiti following Hurricane Irma

Haiti (MNN) — When Hurricane Irma was barreling towards the Caribbean as the Atlantic’s strongest Category 5 storm ever recorded, many feared the worst for Haiti — the poorest nation among inRead More...
By : admin | Sep 25, 2017

SGA seeks to help Ukrainian Orphans

Ukraine (MNN) – During a recent visit to Eastern Ukraine, Slavic Gospel Association’s Eric Mock had the chance to visit a couple of orphanages. Through both its Crisis Evangelism Fund* and itsRead More...
By : admin | Sep 22, 2017

Alpha Relief assesses aid for disaster victims

International (MNN) – Before the second earthquake shook Mexico this month, both the states of Florida and Texas in the United States and the South Asian countries of Bangladesh, Nepal, and IndiaRead More...
By : admin | Sep 22, 2017

World Missionary Press revives translation projects in God’s timing

International (MNN) — The Great Commission instructs believers to take His Word into the entire world, not just parts of it. Still, to spread the Gospel on a global scale, it willRead More...
By : admin | Sep 22, 2017

Triumphant Mercy fosters unity in Christ among refugees

Lebanon (MNN) – For refugees in the Middle East, the thought of a better future can seem like an impossible fantasy. The horrors they’ve experienced have left many vulnerable and desperate. TheRead More...
By : admin | Sep 21, 2017

Bethany Global holds first fundraiser event with a focus on family sponsorship

USA (MNN) – On September 14th Bethany Global, a program under Bethany Christian Services, held its first ever fundraiser called, “Impacting Lives Across the Globe.” Jen Hatmaker Speaks at Fundraiser Jen HatmakerRead More...
By : admin | Sep 21, 2017

Second earthquake strikes Mexico in less than two weeks

Mexico (MNN) – Central Mexico has been devastated by one of the worst earthquakes the nation has seen for decades. What’s more, the 7.1 magnitude earthquake came on the 32nd-year anniversary ofRead More...
By : admin | Sep 21, 2017

Suicide prevention month and a resource for veterans

United States (MNN) – September is National Suicide Prevention Month in the United States. Part of prevention is letting people know what resources are out there and that it’s ok to askRead More...
By : admin | Sep 20, 2017

Hurricane Maria strikes Caribbean Islands struggling to recover from previous storms

Caribbean (MNN) – Hurricane Maria has billowed into a massive Category 5 storm. It already struck the island Dominica and is on track to hit the Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico today.Read More...
By : admin | Sep 20, 2017

Biblica equips leaders around the world for effective ministry

Int’l (MNN) – Around the world, thousands of people come to Christ every day. The only problem is, believers are often thrust into leadership positions before they’re ready. (Photo courtesy of Biblica)Read More...
By : admin | Sep 20, 2017

500,000 Ukrainians gather to celebrate reformation and God’s faithfulness

Ukraine (MNN) — Say ‘Ukraine’ today and, if you’re lucky, you’ll get someone who knows there’s still a conflict in that country. Sergey Rakhuba with Mission Eurasia says while the bloody conflictRead More...
By : admin | Sep 19, 2017

In Honduras, Scripture, education keeps kids from gang life

Honduras (MNN) – Honduras is said to have one of the highest murder rates in the world. In some cities, the violence is so bad, it’s only slightly safer than a warRead More...
By : admin | Sep 19, 2017

Reach Russia Now brings the Gospel to Far East Russia

Russia (MNN) – It’s been a year-and-a-half of growth since the Slavic Gospel Association launched its long-term, frontier ministry—the Reach Russia Now initiative. And since then, SGA has seen the initiative cultivateRead More...
By : admin | Sep 19, 2017

DOOR International seeks advocates on IWD

International (MNN) — In 1958, the World Federation of the Deaf began devoting a seven-day span to increasing Deaf advocacy and awareness worldwide. As the International Week of the Deaf begins, DOORRead More...
By : admin | Sep 18, 2017

Persecution of Rohingya minority takes a bloody turn

Myanmar (MNN) – For decades, Myanmar’s Rohingya Muslim minority population has been known as one of the world’s most persecuted minorities. But over the past three weeks, their situation has taken aRead More...
By : admin | Sep 18, 2017

1Day campaign asks: Could you donate one day’s income to missions?

North America (MNN) — When you go to work each day, what are you working for? Too often, believers define their worship on Sunday as sacred, but their work on Monday asRead More...
By : admin | Sep 18, 2017

Pakistan: VBS ministry sees thousands saved

Pakistan (MNN) – In the last couple of years, FMI Pastor Vazir and his church made the decision to reach out to their community and bless the children there with the Gospel.Read More...
By : admin | Sep 15, 2017

Indigenous ministry mobilizing emergency hurricane aid in Cuba

Cuba (MNN) — Hurricane Irma was the first Category 5 storm to make landfall in Cuba in over 80 years. While Florida Gov. Rick Scott ordered an evacuation almost immediately as theRead More...
By : admin | Sep 15, 2017

illumiNations: an audacious goal for Bible translation

International (MNN) – The reality for thousands of years has been this: Bible translation is an ongoing, never ending work in progress. But what if that changed, in your lifetime? And whatRead More...
By : admin | Sep 15, 2017

A unified Church serves local communities better

USA (MNN) – West Michigan is a region of the state that falls into the so-called “Bible belt”. It’s one of those communities that people describe by saying, “There’s a church onRead More...
By : admin | Sep 14, 2017

DACA to end March 2018

USA (MNN) – Thousands of people protected under DACA could be deported starting March of 2018. But what exactly is DACA? DACA: What is it? “DACA is Deferred Action For Childhood Arrivals.Read More...
By : admin | Sep 14, 2017

Satellite television ministry spreads God’s love to the Middle East

Middle East (MNN) – In countries where shame is used as a tool to change people’s behavior, the love of Christ can have a powerful effect. That’s what Dr. Mike Ansari saysRead More...
By : admin | Sep 14, 2017

Church in Japan leaves the bar for new building

Japan (MNN) – A couple of months ago, we told you about pastor Takahiro Ami in Sendai City, Japan, who held his church services in a local bar. It was smelly andRead More...
By : admin | Sep 13, 2017

Deaf individuals impacted by Hurricane Harvey need assistance

USA (MNN) — When natural disasters strike, there are obstacles everyone affected must face. How do I find clean water? Where can I go for safety? How do I get there? However,Read More...
By : admin | Sep 13, 2017

Bangladesh: where the rain keeps coming

Bangladesh (MNN) – Many eyes have turned to the United States as it begins the recovery process after being hit by two hurricanes. Meanwhile, Bangladesh is still being flooded by monsoon rains.Read More...
By : admin | Sep 13, 2017

Aid to leave war battered Ukraine

Ukraine (MNN) – It’s been almost four years since the Ukrainian Crisis began and recovery proves a long and hard road. Aid Leaving Eastern Ukraine (Photo courtesy of Guillaume Speurt via WikimediaRead More...
By : admin | Sep 12, 2017

How to talk to your kids about natural disasters

USA (MNN) — Hurricane Irma struck the Caribbean islands, Cuba, and then Florida over the weekend. The storm’s death toll currently stands at 25 killed in the Caribbean, 10 in Cuba, andRead More...
By : admin | Sep 12, 2017

Children, young mothers, surviving in Nicaragua

Nicaragua (MNN) – We know that a child’s early years are very important when it comes to development and growth. We also know that poverty hits women and children the hardest. ForRead More...
By : admin | Sep 12, 2017

Bangladesh faces worst flooding in 40 years

Bangladesh (MNN) – While severe flooding has affected millions of lives in Southeast Asia over the past few months, Bangladesh has proven to be especially vulnerable. (Photo courtesy of Sudipta Arka DasRead More...
By : admin | Sep 11, 2017

Day for the Unreached reveals remaining needs

International (MNN) — It’s been over 2,000 years since Jesus gave the Great Commission, yet millions of people still lack access to the Gospel. That’s why the International Day for the UnreachedRead More...
By : admin | Sep 11, 2017

Kenya elections: change is a constant theme

Kenya (MNN) — Kenya elections took place on August 8, but a series of unprecedented changes have set the nation on edge. In a precautionary move, DOOR International is putting its SeptemberRead More...
By : admin | Sep 11, 2017

World Suicide Prevention Day and the Gospel

United States (MNN) – Suicide is a growing problem all over the globe. The World Health Organization estimates that about 800,000 people take their lives annually. Many times, suicide numbers spike whenRead More...
By : admin | Sep 8, 2017

Hurricane Irma ravages Caribbean Islands

Caribbean (MNN) – Hurricane Irma, a catastrophic category five hurricane washed over the Caribbean Islands on Wednesday. Irma came raging with 180 mph winds and continued to batter the islands through ThursdayRead More...
By : admin | Sep 8, 2017

International Literacy Day: ministry starts with literacy, enacts holistic transformation

International (MNN) — Throughout history, Christians and Christian missions have placed a high value on education. According to The Gospel Coalition, Dana L. Robert addresses the topic in “Christian Mission: How ChristianityRead More...
By : admin | Sep 8, 2017

Call of Hope: Ministering to Muslims through national workers

International (MNN) — Countless ministries all over the world are working in volatile areas with people groups that are indifferent or even hostile to the Gospel. That’s why it’s no small featRead More...
By : admin | Sep 7, 2017

Castro reign coming to an end in Cuba

Cuba (MNN) – Cuba is in the process of ending a 60-year reign by the Castro family. On Monday we learned that Raul Castro, who’s been serving as president since 2008, isRead More...
By : admin | Sep 7, 2017

Freedom Challenge to climb to Machu Picchu

Peru (MNN) – This Sunday, about 40 women will begin a weeklong climb through Peru’s mountains to reach the lost city of Machu Picchu. The Machu Picchu Climb Led by the FreedomRead More...
By : admin | Sep 7, 2017

South Asia flooding sees death toll 40 times higher than Harvey

India (MNN) — South Asia is no stranger to intense flooding during monsoon season. But catastrophic monsoon floods have killed at least 1,200 people in India, Bangladesh, and Nepal this year. That’sRead More...
By : admin | Sep 6, 2017

Bibles for China fosters long-term relationships with believers

China (MNN) – Sharing God’s Word is just the first step in the discipleship process. Investing in someone’s life long-term is where real spiritual growth takes place. (Photo Courtesy of Bibles forRead More...
By : admin | Sep 6, 2017