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11/2010

For this month--here's what we posted to our News & Insights section!

How to Live a Successful Christian Life

"Prayer is as natural an expression of faith as breathing is to life." Jonathan Edwards

 

Several weeks ago our couple's Bible study began reading the "Power of a Praying Life."  Granted there are many challenges facing each one of us (as well as our friends and family) that require a lot of prayer, but we chose this study because we all agreed on the need to develop a more intimate fellowship with God.  It wasn't too long before we realized how much we'd forgotten about this basic principle for living a successful Christian life.  Maybe some of ...

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Not a list to be thankful for!

  • Monday, November 22, 2010
  • Evelyn Gibson
  • Insights

Thankful for serving men and womenAbused children
Poverty
Crimes against humanity
War

And yet, I can name abused children who've changed my life with their sweet hope and trusting love.

I'm met poverty that has a name, a family, a committed faith in God that puts me to shame.

I see the result of heinous crimes against men, women and children and I praise God for the opportunity to connect with Compassion International, Mercy Ships®, HCJB Global, Samaritan's purse, International Justice Mission, World Vision, Prison Fellowship and so many others who do something about it.

I hear of places like Iraq, Afghanistan ...

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An International Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving MealTomorrow morning, my wife and I will be flying over the Pacific Ocean.  This year, we're celebrating Thanksgiving with my parents, sister, brother-in-law and their baby boy in Korea.  I'm sure that we'll all have an incredible time of fellowship together over some lovely home-cooked meals. Many of you are also gearing up for amazing meals (yes, multiple meals!) and quality times of sharing with your family  We are, after all, about to celebrate Thanksgiving!

Across the world in Togo, while Thanksgiving isn't celebrated as an official holiday, I am sure that thousands of families are ...

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CONNECTORS #2

1 - James T. / Cameron

2 - Betty / Mustang

3 - Kevin / Dean

4 - Michael / MacArthur

5 - Daniel / College

6 - John / Brush

7 - Arthur / Cooper

8 - Mark / Lewis

9 - Vanessa / Sonoma

10 - James / Swift

 

Want to check your answers? Just let Peggy know!

 

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Elizabeth George's Holiday Survival Kit - Part 2

With Thanksgiving next week and Christmas soon after, it's certainly a busy time!  It's easy to start feeling stressed about hosting a family gathering or finding just the right gift for a loved one.

Elizabeth George says, "Take a little breather.  Let's plan to survive the holidays, no matter what!  And, you know what?  It takes just that-a plan!"  In her latest Christmas special, Elizabeth suggests 10 steps to make it through the holidays.

Download the 25-minute special, "A Holiday Survival Kit . . . for A Woman After God's Own Heart from our ftp site (go to "Specials ...

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Sanctity of Life 2011

Sanctity of Life 2011 Web Banner 120x600"It's hard to beat a person who never gives up."  - Babe Ruth

This is precisely the life story of a new-born baby who refused to give up.  Not only did Melissa Ohden survive an attempt to end her life through a saline abortion . . . today she is a wife, mother, social worker and pro-life speaker. 

This year, on Sanctity of Life Sunday 2011 (January 23), share with your listeners both a miraculous abortion survival story as well as a moving account of how Melissa was able forgive those who intended to end her life!  Hear her amazing testimony as interviewed ...

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