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Ordinary Is the New Radical: Because Jesus Doesn’t Leave Justice to the Professionals

Ordinary Is the New Radical: Because Jesus Doesn’t Leave Justice to the Professionals

Editor’s Note: Author Chris Marlow shares that we can live on mission wherever we are in the world. You don’t have to move overseas to have a big impact as a family. I have found that it is the small everyday deeds of ordinary folks that keep the darkness at bay. Small acts of kindness

Are You In The Game For God?

In football, each player toils at his job hoping to win his individual battles. Each player brings his own dynamic to the game: for some it’s about intimidation; for others it’s a quiet but powerful exercise of God-given abilities; with a few players the battle is won through analysis and applied wisdom. There are times when

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You May Be the Only Jesus Some People Ever See

The Hands and Feet of Christ “As You sent Me into the world, I have sent them into the world.” — Jesus in John 17:18 As followers of Christ, we bear the responsibility of demonstrating to the world what Jesus might look like were He to walk the earth today. Those who will never enter the

It’s All About Jesus

Several years ago, I spent quite a lot of time going in and out of South Sudan during the decades-long civil war that ravaged the nation and its people. I took part in different missions to deliver much-needed food and lifesaving medicine and to encourage the local Christians as we preached the gospel whenever we could. These experiences

A Burden Shared Is a Burden Lifted

Carry each other’s burdens, and in this way you will fulfill the law of Christ. — Galatians 6:2 As a mother, my desire has always been that my children would grow into competent, independent adults, but not at the expense of developing compassionate, caring hearts for others. In a world that often promotes individual rights over those of the community,

Unfinished Rich Stearns Quote

Love is Our Motivation for Service

Truly I tell you, whatever you did for one of the least of these brothers and sisters of Mine, you did for Me. — Matthew 25:40 Jesus was an ambassador of the Father’s love. The most quoted verse in the Bible is about God’s love: For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only

We Are Called to Join the Battle

As He was going along by the Sea of Galilee, He saw Simon and Andrew, the brother of Simon, casting a net in the sea; for they were fishermen. And Jesus said to them, “Follow Me, and I will make you become fishers of men.” Immediately they left their nets and followed Him. — Mark 1:16–18 Rarely is

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