You Worship by Surrendering

“Give your bodies to God because of all he has done for you. Let them be a living and holy sacrifice—the kind he will find acceptable. This is truly the way to worship him.” Romans 12:1-2 (NLT)

Jacob Berry is Truly an Inspirational Man of God

Jacob Berry amazes me. The 28-year-old preacher from Oklahoma considers a rare form of muscular dystrophy a gift from God. He has lived with this condition his entire life. He maintains an incredible attitude, displays a charming sense of humor and is armed with a quick wit despite being confined to a wheelchair and dependent on a breathing machine.

Café Churches Booming in Seoul

Coffee shops built near churches in South Korea are on the rise to attract more parishioners, especially the young adult population.

When God’s People Cause Pain

Tears streamed down my cheeks as I sat within my gray-walled room. “How could they, God? Why did they fail to show Your love during this time?”

You’re an On-Purpose Person

Long before he laid down earth’s foundations, he had us in mind, had settled on us as the focus of his love, to be made whole and holy by...

California Realtor Helps Build Homes for the Needy

Karen Sanchez has the unique ability to get people together to get things done, and her involvement with uniting the community with Hands of Mercy (HoM) is no different....

Leaving negative thoughts behind

Whatever is true, whatever is noble, whatever is right, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is admirable—if anything is excellent or praiseworthy—think about such things.  Phil. 4:8 (NLT) Have...

God is Not a Side Dish

Imagine a friend invites you for dinner. She texts you a few hours beforehand, saying, "Save your appetite!" When you sit down at her beautifully decorated table, centerpiece, cloth napkins...

From Motorcycle Warlord to Serving the Lord of Lords: Big Al Aceves

By the time Big Al Aceves was 15, he was committing crimes like robbery and selling drugs, landing him in prison. Having grown up in an abusive home, Al...

Missionary Pastor Celebrates 100th Birthday

They say age is only a number. And they would be correct given the opportunity to meet 100-year-old Pastor Joseph Francis Penn. Saturday, April 22— a perfect Spring day— 150...