Category Archives: Priorities

Coming ‘Home’: When Missionaries Come Off the Field

By Carla Williams They were so vulnerable and wounded, barely able to look me in the eye. They’d gone into missions directly after college, bright with hope and the thrill of obedience. With sincere love and determination, they’d adopted an … Continue reading

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Why don’t we get free?

This morning, after a fresh round of hearing about people’s lives…pain from past abuse, perpetual sins, emotional issues springing from both, complacency (settling for a mediocre “life in Christ”)…and the list could go on, the Holy Spirit brought this passage … Continue reading

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You and Your Calling, and God’s Expectations

Reading this morning in Genesis, it struck me again, but in a new and fresh way: God expects us to do battle for our calling. Yes, He does! There is a strange doctrine in the Church today. Maybe it’s only … Continue reading

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A revelation of Revelation

Happy Sunday! My prayers this morning led me into a time of thinking about the changes in our world, the new and increasing temptations to depart from God, or to allow myself to descend into a half-hearted relationship to my … Continue reading

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Finishing the Great Commission: Great new video from the Jesus Film Project

You will want to see this new video from the Jesus Film Project of Campus Crusade/CRU. (4 minutes). It shows in vivid detail that the Church is making amazing progress in reaching the world for Jesus. I must point out … Continue reading

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The pain that never ends: Do we have our priorities right?

I was teaching about missions in a church a few months back, and midstream, God dropped a bomb on me. (When He said He would give us the words we need to speak in every occasion, He meant it.) It … Continue reading

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