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New film explores dangerous work of dedicated family

The documentary tells the true story of one American family that has dedicated their lives to training and leading dangerous rescue missions with people groups oppressed by war and terrorist attacks in Burma, Iraq and Syria. Read More...

Sharing Gospel 2,020 times by fall 2020

It's a hefty goal: share the Gospel 2,020 times by the fall of 2020. It's an even loftier goal when following these conditions: -- The entire Gospel story should be presented, not just a Bible story or a fragment of the Gospel truth. -- It must be presented face-to-face. -- The audience is in Muslim-majority North Africa. Read More...

FIRST-PERSON: The God of the Unlikely

William and Marion Veitch, a godly Presbyterian couple, lived with their children in a peaceful home in Scotland in the 17th century. William was a preacher in the days when Presbyterians were outlawed, and he lived in fear that sooner or later he'd be arrested. It happened one night in 1680. Royal Scottish soldiers burst in and dragged William off to prison. Read More...


Today's Devotion

From the Book of Acts:

Paul's defence before Agrippa; Paul's voyage to Rome; storm at the sea: shipwreck at Melita; Paul at Rome.

All hope that we should be saved was then taken away (Acts 27:20).

Paul had been imprisoned in Caesarea for two years. Festus, the new governor of Judea, placed Paul in the custody of a centurion soldier who was to take him to Rome to stand trial. Little did any of those involved realize that God had a purpose and plan ahead for this trip. Even in prison, Paul was still God's chosen vessel. Though his life might be getting closer to the end, God was not finished with Paul. He was about to do another great work.

Though Paul was not elderly, he knew his time was drawing near. Often when we get older, we feel we might be of less use to God. However, even in old age, God continues to use those available to Him. And, behold, thy cousin Elisabeth, she hath also conceived a son in her old age: and this is the sixth month with her, who was called barren (Luke 1:36). - Continue...


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