Practical, inspirational resources to help you grow
As the year progresses, opportunities come and go for us to reach out to those around us. Is God calling you to take these opportunities, and your faith, a step further? Maybe you have considered inviting them to study the Bible, but are unsure as to how to begin that process. Mark Howard, director of Emmanuel Institute of Evangelism, breaks down the basics in this short video.
Wanting some tips and tools to help you learn how to start memorizing Scripture more effectively. The following handout and websites will give some points in the right direction! Let us hide God's Word in our hearts that we might not sin against Him (Ps. 119:11)
Have you wondered how prayer can make a difference in your community? Are you struggling feeling like you need a spiritual breakthrough in your church? Join Jerry and Janet Page, along with Jonathan Walter, as they share some inspiring stories and answers to prayer. Prayer evangelism works, even in difficult places, as you will see by these testimonies.
Do you want to empower your Bible studies and your devotional life? Learn how you can make your Bible Study and prayer life exciting and meaningful in this inspiring presentation by Christian Hjortland! (Both part 1 and 2 are included of the audio message.)
Total Member Involvement
Many see the holidays as a time to get, but what if this could be an opportunity to learn to give in a new way, to help your family and children really be part of Total Member Involvement? The "Giving Calendar" created by the wives of Adventist Pastors, is designed to help families with children learn how to be more giving. This advent-style calendar offers a special project or a special challenge of service for each day of the month. While great for the countdown to Christmas holidays, these daily calendar cards and projects are actually not Christmas specific, so they can be used by families during any month of the year. (Digital printable calendar is also available!)
One of the most outstanding appeals made by Ellen White for Revival and Reformation was published in the Review and Herald under the title "The Church’s Need." This much sought-after article has been reproduced in its entirety and is being shared here. We pray this inspires you as it has us!
Storycatcher is a book of Richard Duerksen's favorite "God Stories" - tales filled with angels, miracles, frustrated fishermen, fur trappers, trusting missionaries, and crazy preachers. Some of the stories will make you jump for joy, others will make you cry. All will make you lean back and think about your relationship with God.
If you'd like to learn how to get more out of your daily Bible study, we believe you will find the following tips helpful! This will not only help you think about what you read in a deeper way, but will also give you pointers for journaling! For downloadable document or bookmarks, click the links at the end of the resource.
God invites each of us to become powerful intercessors. His Spirit is leading believers worldwide to become part of a mighty movement of prayer. In intercessory prayer, we cast ourselves helpless at His feet, seeking His power to dramatically change otherwise hopeless circumstances. In these pages you will discover how to become a mighty prayer warrior yourself, and how to lead your church into a radically transforming prayer ministry. Your spirits will soar as you read God’s “Powerful Prayer Promises.”
Though the Bible is made up of 66 separate books, written by about 40 authors over a period of 1,600 years, there is such a unity of subject, spirit, and purpose throughout the whole that if written without divine guidance, the Bible would be one of the greatest miracles ever known. In this inspiring article we will discover afresh that the unity the Holy Spirit brings to God's Word is part of God's divine plan.
Looking for creative ways to minister to those in the city? Adventist Mission to the Cities has dozens of ideas: Ways you can use your hobbies to serve, ways you can reach children, ideas for classes you could offer, tools for starting a life hope center, ways to serve refugee and immigrants in the city, ways your prayer group can serve the city, ways you can minister to university students, creative ways to meet the health needs of those living in cities, and many many more ideas. These ideas may spark new ideas of your own!
Review & Herald, March 22, 1887 par. 1