PERSECUTION REFRESHES US

Charles Swindoll tells this story about suffering and persecution: In the northeastern United States, codfish are a big commercial business. Note the following fact: there is a market for eastern cod all over, especially in the sections farthest removed from the...

(RE)DEFINING SUCCESS

The following has been contributed by a worker in the Arab World. I’ve written about defining success before, but I come now with some fresh perspective from an amazing little book entitled, “The Choice.” There are two options in terms of setting goals to accomplish...

LESSONS ON FISHING FROM A HERON

The following is contributed by a B4T worker in SE Asia Today I went over to the university to submit forms for the children’s visas. Then I had a leisurely walk around campus, thinking and praying, and looking at the wildlife! I stood and watched a Little Heron...

TESTING & TRIALS

The parable is told of a farmer who owned an old mule who accidentally fell into a well. After carefully assessing the situation, the farmer decided that neither the mule nor the well was worth saving. So, he called his neighbors together and got them to haul dirt to...

OBEDIENCE OR RESULTS?

A man was sleeping one night in his cabin when suddenly his room filled with light, and God appeared. The Lord told the man he had work for him to do and showed him a large rock in front of his cabin. The Lord explained that the man was to push against the rock with...

GOD HAS AN ANSWER

Remember, for all the negative things we have to say to ourselves, God has a positive answer for it. You say: “It’s impossible” God says: All things are possible (Luke 18:27) You say: “I’m too tired” God says: I will give you rest...