Some may mourn the fact that Jane was martyred at the young age of 17. Certainly it was awful and evil, but I can’t help but rejoice when hearing about her life. Something about her young age is especially encouraging, as it challenges young people to live a life of boldness, courage, and devotion to God – even to death.
St. Patrick’s day is really a memorial to the great Irish bishop and missionary St. Patrick—a man who was captured by Irish pirates and made a slave, escaped after six years, and returned a few years later to lead people to Christ.
Heroes of the past influence our modern world in more ways than we can imagine. We stand on the shoulders of giants, and there are few places where that’s more true than prayer. There have been some incredible intercessors that have gone before us. I recently traveled 37,000 miles around the world on a modern-day […]
The Bible is filled with stories of people who took “oops” to a whole new level. And in our own flawed humanity, we can deeply relate to their inadequacies and failures, can we not? Adam and Eve Within the first three chapters of the Bible, Adam and Eve made the biggest mistake in the history […]
March is Women’s History Month in the USA, UK and Australia. As it comes to an end, let us be reminded that what the world needs is for more women to come alive. I can imagine that God is searching the earth, looking for His daughters to wake up and come alive—to go out with […]
Our hearts are restless, until they can find rest in you. (St. Augustine) How exactly do you go about finding God so you can receive rest? For better or for worse, the answer remains elusive for many of us. Some choose to ignore it and settle into life’s natural rhythms,but the adventurous among usembark on […]
It was one of the greatest experiences of his life. Adrian spent two weeks in Israel, in the land that God has chosen. He walked where Jesus walked, crossing the Sea of Galilee and exploring the cavernous tunnels beneath the Temple Mount in Jerusalem. He traversed the desert to the south where David hid from […]
1. Which Christian writer likely had an illicit affair with the mother of a deceased friend and then, after his conversion to Christianity, entered into a secret marriage (he didn’t even tell his closest friends about it) with an American woman to help her gain British citizenship? 2. Which theologian lived with a mistress for […]