SEPTEMBER 17, 1944—The day for which the First Airborne Division had been waiting...Objective, Arnhem. The gliders land successfully in the dropping zone...Parachutes billow in the sky...The great attack on the bridges has begun. SEPTEMBER 27, 1944—Ten days of horror and heroism are behind. Of the 10,095 officers and men who made the landing … [Read more...] about The Forgotten Sacrifice
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If we were to sum up the way that much of the world thinks today, one word would express it: Postmodernism. This world view states that there is no objective, absolute truth; that"truth" is what you believe it to be. Something can be "true for you, but not true for me". So, how can we convey the truth of the Bible and an understanding of the One … [Read more...] about 9 Ways of Communicating the Gospel to Postmodernists
Would you like to improve the quality of your leadership? RON EDMONDSON has more than 35 years leadership experience, mostly as a self-employed business owner, and has been in full-time ministry for over 16 years. He writes several times a week on leadership, church and family. In a recent post he said, A wise leader has developed certain … [Read more...] about 7 Characteristics of a Wise Leader
God looks not at the elegancy of your prayers, to see how neat they are; nor yet at the geometry of your prayers, to see how long they are; nor yet at the arithmetic of your prayers, to see how many they are; nor yet at the music of your prayers, nor yet at the sweetness of your voice, nor yet at the logic of your prayers; but at … [Read more...] about How does God see our prayers?
Minister and writer Alan Smith recounted this story in his blog Thought for the Day. Many years ago, when Hitler's forces occupied Denmark, the order came that all Jews in Denmark were to identify themselves by wearing armbands with yellow stars of David. The Danes had seen the extermination of Jews in other countries and guessed that this … [Read more...] about A king who identifies with his people
“These are days of much activity in the field of church and mission work, but we do well to remember that no amount of activity in the King’s service will make up for neglect of the King himself. I do not believe the devil is greatly concerned about getting between us and work; his great concern is getting between us and God. Many a Christian … [Read more...] about The Death of Spirituality