A fellow faculty member asked Celestin Musekura what he was doing to prepare for his upcoming mission trip, and the Dallas Theological Seminary adjunct professor told her that he was working out to strengthen his back—in case he got beat up.
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Evangelist Billy Graham lived 99 years, wrote 30 books, met with 12 sitting American presidents and preached the gospel to millions.
Christianity is exploding in Iran at the same time the government and religious authorities are engaged in unprecedented repression of believers.
Susie Jennings has a favorite saying: “God did not call the equipped, but He will equip the call.” And her life as one of the most unlikely homeless advocates demonstrates it through and through.
Most would give anything to make it in Hollywood or Broadway, and Ann Foster of Hurst, Texas, knew this was her destiny as a singer. Today, however, she is grateful that God had other plans.
For David Timothy, feeding the homeless is more than handing out hot, hardy meals. It’s about the relationships built along the way.
1n 1995, Heidi Baker, co-founder of Iris Ministries, along with her husband Rolland, daughter Crystalyn and son Elisha, left their comfort zone in California to fulfill the last leg of a divine prophecy. This was not their first time on the mission field.
In March of 2013, the eight children from Sierra Leone arrived in Tennessee. The couple describes the time as an “emotional roller coaster,” but they are so thankful that everything worked out.
No matter the circumstances, hope can tear down the barriers and offer some rest. OurCalling drives out to meet, serve, and invite these men and women to the facility for food, water, Bible study, and a visit to the warehouse. It is not so much about getting them off the streets, as it is about the restoration business—restoring lives, bringing hope, and teaching life skills.
When their church decided to send teams to various mission fields for 10-day trips, the Camiolas volunteered without concern for their destination. They wound up in Jos, Nigeria, in October 2005, working with a missionary who lived in a boarding school …