2 May, 2019

    'The storms of life no more indicate the absence of God than clouds indicate the absence of the sun.' ~ anon Job is universally synonymous with suffering, but Horatio Spafford (1828-1888), a Christian lawyer is far less well known. He endured similar trials, and, as with Job bequeathed a…...[read more]

  • Jesus Offers Relationship

    27 March, 2019

    How much of the weekly Sunday processional is massaging a conscience rather than a lifting up of holy hands in prayer? Religious habits can deceive the possessor as few things can do. As far as I know, a habit and a mud turtle are the only things in nature that can walk around after they are dead.…...[read more]

  • The Uplands of God#

    13 March, 2019

    To be living at our faith's best is a difficult task. Many a christian may faint at this. We linger in the lowlands because to climb the mountains is most daunting. The steepness and ruggedness of these treks multiply dismay. Hence we stay in the misty valleys, not rising above to enjoy the…...[read more]

  • Taking Christ as King

    6 March, 2019

    Jesus and His story has never considered compromise. There was no laziness in Gethsemane, and so no fleeing Golgotha. Jesus traveled in Galilee for a mere three short years. Jesus made no concessions in obedience to His Father. Yet, was tempted in every way. He settled no contracts with…...[read more]

  • When Reason Is Lost In Wonder

    13 February, 2019

    The great boulders which lie along the valley of Storo in the Tyrol are of a granite unknown in that region; they must have come from a great distance. Now it might be hard to explain the method by which they arrived in the valley, but it would be absurd to deny that they are there. Most…...[read more]

  • 8 Top Count Zinzendorf Quotes

    25 January, 2019

    To read the title 'Count' conjures images of the Muppets Count Dracula. Yet, Nikolaus Ludwig von Zinzendorf (1700-1760) does not fit such a caricature. Mission and not Muppets were at his heart. Zinzendorf is a curious addition to conclude this series with, for he first sought communal…...[read more]

  • 10 Top J.O. Fraser Quotes

    20 January, 2019

    James Outram Fraser (1886-1938) was a man of sure and deep prayer. He joined Hudson Taylor's China Inland Mission. Fraser pioneered Christian mission in 1910 to the remote Lisu peoples in what was known as China's far west. As with Hudson Taylor and C.T. Studd he was an accomplished man -…...[read more]

  • 8 Top C.T. Studd Quotes

    12 January, 2019

    Charles Thomas Studd (1860-1931) joined the China Inland Mission as part of a remarkable band of recruits, called The Cambridge Seven. (These ex-Cambridge men would later be dubbed 'the spiritual millionaires'.) Studd began his missions career with Hudson Taylor in China in 1885. As with…...[read more]

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