When I was a kid, I hated with a passion losing at any kind of game. It wasn’t easy to accept that I couldn’t roll the perfect num... »
Some time ago, I came across a quote that was attributed to Confucius, and it fits with this issue’s topic of investing in people... »
As Jesus traveled throughout Palestine sharing His message of God’s forgiveness and love, “Follow me” was an invitation He often e... »
The very first person to reach the status of billionaire was business magnate John D. Rockefeller (1839–1937). He first became a m... »
A well-known story tells of a man who was walking along a beach at sunset and noticed a young boy in the distance who kept bending... »
All throughout history, people have marked great advances, victories, and momentous occasions with celebration... »
Life is often likened to going to school, and that’s a good analogy. God allows all sorts of things to happen... »
“If you abide in My word,” Jesus said, “you are My disciples indeed. And you shall know the truth, and the tru... »
How will reading God’s Word make your life better? Food for spiritual strength and growth. Just as your body n... »
In the second half of Matthew chapter 6, Jesus focuses on our relationship to material things. He begins by te... »
When the apostle Paul was writing about living a godly life, he listed what he called the “works of the flesh,... »
The rugged climb doesn’t dissuade the determined mountain climber; he revels in the challenge. Nothing can sto...
When you hit bottom, when dreams give way to disappointment, when all you’ve worked so hard for goes to pieces...
The victories, battles, triumphs, tests, problems, and obstacles you face are all part of life. Everyone faces...
Embrace new opportunities to give. Try to find something to give every day—whether a smile, a compliment, your...
“I just can't do it; it's too much work for me!" Robbie cried with despair in his eyes. I'd been helping to ho... »
I finally got around to changing something that had discouraged me for years. We had put a rather cheap, full-... »
“Oh, my lord, what shall we do?” Elisha’s servant asked. The king of Aram (present-day Syria) was at war with... »
It had been a long, busy summer with many projects and activities focused around keeping our Croatian voluntee... »
I spent a lot of my youth traveling on public transport. The buses in Poland were often so crowded that you co... »
Last year, during one of our aid projects in a poor community, we met Benson, a young freelance reporter. He o... »