Smiles – August 2017

Word To The Wise Anybody who's busy pulling on the oars hasn't got time to rock the boat. ----- Two engineers were standing at the base of a flagpole, looking at its top. A woman walked by and asked what they were doing. "We're supposed to find the height of this flagpole," said one,

World News – August 2017

  Brazil: Pentecostal Churches Growing in Poor Communities Pentecostal churches are thriving in Brazil, particularly in the country’s poorest communities. Brazil is a traditionally Catholic country, but Pentecostal churches are providing what many poor Brazilians need. According to Christian Today, many underprivileged Brazilians are drawn to Pentecostal churches because the churches are the

Smiles – July 2017

Word To The Wise " A pessimist is someone who, when opportunity knocks, complains about the noise." ---- A nun who worked for a local home health care agency was out making her rounds when she ran out of gas. As luck would have it, there was a station just down the street.

World News – July 2017

Is Trump’s Executive Order n Religious Liberty Effective? Recently, President Donald Trump signed an executive order on “Promoting Free Speech and Religious Liberty.” While some Christians praised the order, others expressed disappointment that it did not go far enough in protecting religious liberty. Here are four facts about the order: WHAT? An

Tim Massengale – Revival Church Traits

The difference between a soul-conscious church and one that lacks this vision is easily seen. Revival-oriented churches usually have the following traits: A revival spirit in every service. Sometimes called “seeker-sensitive,” these churches have an end goal of reaching visitors with salvation. This includes strong worship, insightful preaching, meaningful altar calls,

Smiles – June 2017

The priest said, "Sister, this is a silent monastery. You are welcome here as long as you like, but you may not speak until directed to do so." Sister Mary lived in the monastery for five years before the priest said to her, “Sister Mary, you have been here for five

World News – June 2017

The Coming Uproar over Trump’s Plan to Move Our Embassy to Jerusalem There is no controversy like the controversy that surrounds the city of Jerusalem, the most divided city on the earth and the most coveted city on the earth. The Bible predicted this more than 2,500 years ago, describing the day

Apostolic Ministry – The Gospel Banner Pen

Exciting, innovative and effective, the Gospel Banner Pen makes it easier than ever to carry a Bible study with you wherever you go. Win and disciple your friends at school, a coffee shop, a college campus, or anywhere you like with this new Bible study called The Gospel. The pen