A Self-Fulfilling Prophecy

Darren HalesAll Enews, Strengthening Team

As you look out on your congregation, what do you see? Do you see an abundance of potential resources, co-laborers, and disciple makers? Or, do you view your church family through the lens of scarcity? There really isn’t much there to work with, is there? What you believe about them is what you will see in them. Think about that … Read More

What Happens If Roe V. Wade Is Overturned?

Alliance Defending FreedomAll Enews

As many of you know, a case with the potential of overturning Roe v. Wade was heard by the U.S. Supreme Court in December. This case, Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization, is challenging Mississippi’s Gestational Age Act, which limits abortions after 15 weeks (except in cases of medical emergencies and severe fetal abnormalities). Mississippi is asking the U.S. Supreme … Read More

This Is God’s Mercy Flight

Samaritan's PurseAll Enews

SAMARITAN’S PURSE DC-8 FLIGHT CARRIES UKRAINIANS TO A NEW LIFE IN CANADA. On Sunday, May 15, our DC-8 cargo jet left Poland on a special mission to bring 28 Ukrainian refugees to Toronto where they will be able to reunite with family, friends, and other sponsors arranged by Samaritan’s Purse. These families fled from the horror of the conflict continuing … Read More

What’s the Difference between Shepherding & Disciple Making?

Justin GravittAll Enews, Strengthening Team

Clarity breeds brevity. Lack of clarity leads to lots of words. Our churches today lack clarity on disciple making. That confusion is evident by the long list of words used interchangeably such as discipleship, coaching, mentoring, disciple making, and shepherding. Unfortunately, these words aren’t synonyms. Instead of clarifying the call to make disciples, they complicate and confuse. In the past … Read More