A New Life

Christy Prins

Read: 1 Thessalonians 5:12-22 Always seek to do good to one another and to everyone. (v. 15) Sukh Ram, a Hindu man with a young family, lived in the center of a dangerous city in India. The streets there felt like a war zone. Then, when Sukh Ram’s wife died, he was left to care for his two small children …

Heart Languages

Megan Nollet

Read: Acts 2:1-8 All of them were filled with the Holy Spirit and began to speak in other tongues as the Spirit enabled them. (v. 4 NIV) On the day of Pentecost, the Holy Spirit performed a miracle through the followers of Jesus. Though the disciples had presumably never taken a foreign language class, they were suddenly able to speak …

To God Be the Glory

Megan Nollet

Read: 1 Corinthians 3:6-9 So neither the one who plants nor the one who waters is anything, but only God, who makes things grow. (v. 7 NIV) Around the world today, there are 4.7 billion people who have never met Jesus. As Christians, it is both our joy and our responsibility to introduce others to Christ. Each time we share …

The Reason for Hope

Megan Nollet

Read: 1 Peter 3:13-22 Always be prepared to give an answer to everyone who asks you to give the reason for the hope that you have. (v. 15 NIV) Some news is just too good to keep to ourselves. With beaming faces, we tell complete strangers why we are happy: a new baby, a promotion, a clean bill of health …

Joy

Christy Prins

Read: Psalm 63 You have been my help, and in the shadow of your wings I will sing for joy. (v. 7) In India, Vivaan and his wife were driven out of the family’s village simply for choosing to become Christians. Now, the couple must always be on the move. They carry a radio with them in order to stay …