Practical, inspirational resources to help you grow
Want to study the Bible in a deeper way and make fascinating discoveries along the way? In this video Chris shares 7 tools that can help you dig deeper and discover what an amazing masterpiece the Bible really is. This is part 3 in a 3 part series.
March 7, 2020, is International Women's Day of Prayer. This year's sermon, "Virtuous Living in an Un-virtuous World," was written by Melody Mason, author of "Daring to Ask for More," and the soon-to-be released "Daring to Live by Every Word." The resource packet also contains a Sabbath School program and afternoon seminar written by Melody. Whether you use these sermons on March 7 or some other date, we know you will be blessed.
Did you know that the divorce rate among couples who pray together on a daily basis is less than one per thousand. That makes prayer an almost fool-proof way to secure your marriage! Unfortunately, the statistic show that only 4% of Christian couples actually do pray together. But you don’t have to be part of that statistic. Read more to learn how to incorporate praying together into your marriage.
This is a podcast featuring Mark Finley in conversation with young adult GYC leaders, Shauna Chung and Esther Louw. In this inspiring interview, Mark Finley shares insights, gleaned from a life of ministry and evangelism, on how to live a consecrated Christian life. He answers questions such as: How do I know if my Christianity is genuine? What does surrender look like? What role do emotions play in my conversion experience? We pray you are blessed by this message.
This booklet, created by the Sabbath School and Personal Ministries Department of the General Conference, gives great tips of how to work effectively through each of the avenues of influence within your church including: Personal Ministries, Children’s Ministries, Youth Ministries, Sabbath School Ministries, Family Ministries, Health Ministries, Publishing Ministries, Women’s Ministries, Men’s Ministries, and more. (35 pages)
If we are called to have Christ's character, what might that look like? This beautiful compilation from the Desire of Ages gives an inspiring overview of the character of Christ. As we gaze at Christ, we will be transformed into His image. Inspiration tells us, "Christ is sitting for His portrait in every disciple” (Desire of Ages, p. 827).
Have you ever wondered what mission might look like as primarily a divine endeavor? What would it look like if the main agenda, the only real agenda, was to pray, and then to follow the Holy Spirit’s leading? What would it look like to do something so simple and yet so full of faith in God that it might seem radical and insane to all those watching? Watch this video and find out.
If you want to study the Bible in a deeper way and discover how beautiful and fascinating the Bible really is, preparation is key. In this video Chris shares five important steps you should take before you begin to work with the text. This is part 2 in 3 part series.
Faith and optimism—two simple words that can change you, your church, and your future. A positive, healthy attitude based on hope and faith is the number one human ingredient in church growth. In this inspiring article produced by Ministry Magazine (Dec. 2012), author and pastor Joseph Kidder shares real life examples that will challenge your thinking paradigm in leadership.
The following audio series, given by Anthony Baca, will help eager students learn the basics of how to study the Bible. Anthony is a teacher at the Souls West program in the Pacific Union Conference.
The Bible is not just the most important, but also the most beautiful and fascinating book ever written! Don’t believe it? Haven’t experienced it? But you’d like to? Check out this first video in a fascinating series of lessons, and discover three essential attitudes that will help you study the Bible in a deeper way. You can experience the amazing beauty and depth of this masterpiece!
Review & Herald, March 22, 1887 par. 1