“I will give to the Lord the thanks due to his righteousness, and I will sing praise to the name of the Lord, the Most High.” ~Psalm 7:17 In a world where so much focus has been placed on material possessions and worldly aspirations, it is time for Christians to remember the One we have to thank for everything: Jesus Christ. This Thanksgiving season, we encourage you to reflect on all of the blessings Christ has poured onto you and your family and to sing praises to the Lord Most High. Want inspiration as to how to refocus your gratitude on Christ? Check out
The deadline is closing in! This week is the national collection week for Operation Christmas Child shoeboxes, meaning the deadline to finish your box is arriving soon. We encourage you to participate in blessing children in need around the world this Christmas season by packing a shoebox full of gifts. Operation Christmas Child is a ministry dedicated to bringing Christmas joy, and more importantly the Word of God, to children across the globe through a shoebox ministry. There are just a few days left to pack boxes and get them turned in for this year’s packing deadline. Want to help but not sure where to
A Calling to Prayer for Our Country “The Bible gives the necessary moral framework and general principles including guidance to today’s most challenging political and social issues—and how to exercise our stewardship to vote” —Jim Garlow. With just a week remaining until midterm elections, prayer for our country is more essential than ever. 1 Timothy 2:1-4 is a great reminder to all Christians that God cares about the leaders of nations so Christians should care as well. “I urge, then, first of all, that petitions, prayers, intercession and thanksgiving be made for all people— for kings and all those in authority, that we may live
A 200,000-watt transmitter in the middle of Asia! Are you crazy? Not at all! Since the collapse of the Soviet Union, there have been many doors opened for ministries to work in Central Asia. Recently, many governments in that region have tightened the regulations and added new restrictions for churches and their activities. In these countries, Islam is the predominant religion people adhere to. Because of this, Christians in this region often face oppression from community and family. For many believers, one of the only ways to receive biblical teaching is through radio programs. This is especially true for believers living in rural areas.