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Shining brighter as a servant than a star

Imagine. The lights dim; high-powered colored lights flash; the crowd cheers; the spotlight is on you. The world’s a stage and you want to be the only actor in full view.

Forgiveness (3)

“Please, let me go,” he pleaded. I looked down at him in his miserable state. “I don’t belong in that gang, I don’t belong in any gang anymore. Please,” he continued.

Forgiveness (2)

How can we find the strength to forgive? On the cross, Jesus prayed with his dying breath, “Father, forgive them, for they know not what they do.” This man, who had done no wrong in his life,

Forgiveness (1)

The world is in need of forgiveness, now more than ever. In times of crisis, one’s first instinct is to shift the blame to someone else, or when an appropriate scapegoat is discovered,

Journey to Zambia

All the way my Savior leads me, what have I to ask beside . . . January 2009—I was packing my bags in preparation (and giddy anticipation) for a month-long journey orchestrated by God.

Can we . . . really?

These people lived over the course of history from the Old Testament to the 20th Century and yet they shared one thing in common: they were young people who readily answered the call of God.

Love special

10-year-old Anna had a serious asthma attack when she was with her parents in the mission field. She was airlifted to the nearest country to receive medical help.

rainbow of love

By Darkmello, Indonesia

won’t somebody love me?

Have you ever felt unloved? Have you ever felt like everybody is rejecting you, pointing fingers at you and talking behind your back? Have you felt as if the whole world was finding fault with you and wanting to alter your face?