Devotionals

When Fear Overcomes Me

When Fear Overcomes Me

“Who shall separate us from the love of Christ? Shall tribulation, or distress, or persecution, or famine, or nakedness, or danger, or sword?” Romans 8:35 (ESV)

The alarm clock glows green in the darkness. It seems stuck on 3 o’clock. Sleep eludes m..

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Snapshot Packets headed for Indonesia

Snapshot Packets headed for Indonesia

Indonesia (MNN) — FMI’s Bruce Allen is on his way to Indonesia, after stopping in Bangladesh, for some very special field visits.

Hello, Indonesia
What makes this set of field visits unique? Well, Allen is taking the Snapshot Packet evangelism tool ..

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Get Moving! (1)

Get Moving! (1)

In the matter of determination. The Spirit of Jesus is put into me by way of the atonement by the Cross of Christ. I then have to build my thinking patiently to bring it into perfect harmony with my Lord. God will not make me think like Jesus— I have..

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Sorry, Old Testament: Most Theologians Don’t Use You

Sorry, Old Testament: Most Theologians Don't Use You

Should systematic theologies equally rely on Bible verses from the Old and New Testament? Experts weigh in.

Do you ever feel that pastors are always preaching on the same Bible verses? Or that theologians always seem to reference the Gospels and Pau..

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Theology for Life, Episode 26

Theology for Life, Episode 26

The Grand Story of God and Our Place in It

The Grand Story of God and Our Place in It
In this episode of Theology for Life, Ed and Lynn talk about what it means that the Bible is the grand narrative–one story–of God and the Christian life. As we rea..

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When a Bad Thing and a Good Thing are the Same Thing

When a Bad Thing and a Good Thing are the Same Thing

“These are the nations the LORD left to test all those Israelites who had not experienced any of the wars in Canaan (he did this only to teach warfare to the descendants of the Israelites who had not had previous battle experience).” Judges 3:1-2 (NI..

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FMI to travel to Bangladesh and Indonesia

FMI to travel to Bangladesh and Indonesia

Bangladesh (MNN) — If home for you is in the northern hemisphere, you may be making travel plans to enjoy the warmer weather. However, for ministries like FMI, summer travel oftentimes means field visits.

Hello, Bangladesh
Rural church in Bangladesh..

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Believers in Iran sacrifice safety to hear the Gospel

Believers in Iran sacrifice safety to hear the Gospel

Iran (MNN) — In Iran, like many countries in the Middle East, being a Christian can cost your life. Christianity is seen as a threat to Islamic identity, and Muslims who convert face the most persecution.

(Photo courtesy of SAT-7 PARS)

Sharing the ..

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Getting There (3)

Getting There (3)

Where our individual desire dies and sanctified surrender lives. One of the greatest hindrances in coming to Jesus is the excuse of our own individual temperament. We make our temperament and our natural desires barriers to coming to Jesus. Yet the f..

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What You Don’t Know About Rural America: 3 Common Misconceptions

What You Don’t Know About Rural America: 3 Common Misconceptions

The physical presence of a church and its spiritual impact are not the same thing.

Many of us are busy. So much so that we rush from one thing to the next having failed to stop and assess whether or not our thoughts and beliefs match the current rea..

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