DEVOTIONAL

Advice From Vance Havner

As we move closer and closer to the Rapture of the church, the world will grow more and more godless. Believers will become…

The Secret to Serving Christ

When I was a teenager, I enjoyed visiting my pastor’s study. His bookshelves were sprinkled with interesting knickknacks…

Our Purpose for Living

What is the ultimate purpose for a Christian’s use of spiritual gifts? The apostle Peter stated it succinctly: “That in all things God may be glorified through Jesus Christ…

Overcoming Prejudice

From elementary schools to nursing homes, prejudice is everywhere. Often, we reject or accept one another based on superficial observations because…

Stand Strong in Christ

A concert violinist once was asked, “How did you become such a skilled violinist?” The musician replied, “By planned neglect. I planned to neglect everything that was…”

Choose Joy!

What does every believer need but no believer wants? The answer, as you might guess, is trials. We don’t want the difficulties and hardships that come our way…

Building on Jesus

In October 2018, a massive Category 5 hurricane side-swiped the Hawaiian Islands. Named Walaka, it was one of the most intense hurricanes ever recorded in…

Inside View Jul/Aug 2020

Our Hesed volunteers left for Israel this year with great hope and anticipation until the coronavirus pandemic caught up with them. Shortly after arriving in Israel…

What Is Normal?

I think you’ll agree with me that nothing seems normal anymore. COVID-19 has emptied highways, closed schools, turned homes into offices…

Thankful for Everything

Memory is a wonderful gift from God. Some people say the human mind can store as many as 600 memories a second…

The Heart Attack

“We have no pulse.” Those were the words my wife heard as the paramedics transported me to the hospital. The events of that evening were nothing short of miraculous…

The Reason for Our Hope

John was the lead pastor of a medium-sized church for 10 years. Things had been running relatively smoothly until the news broke…

The Giants

Relevant preaching. Authentic worship music. A community atmosphere. Many American churches today use those phrases to advertise the uniqueness of their…

Paul’s Emphasis on Prayer

Charles Haddon Spurgeon, often called the prince of preachers, had much to say about his prayer life…

Tomorrow’s Unknown Twins

Tomorrow is unpredictable. No one knows what it will bring. The ups, downs, twists, and turns of life…

Leave the Light On for Me

For more than 30 years, a motel chain in the United States has offered a warm welcome to its customers by telling them, “We’ll leave the light on for you”…