Practical, inspirational resources to help you grow
In this inspiring and informative video Pastor Chad Stuart sits down with Dr. Frank Hasel, one of the authors for the upcoming Sabbath School Quarterly. Dr. Hasel shares background insights on how people are chosen to write the Sabbath School quarterly and some interesting behind the scenes glimpses of the process. He also shares some of his personal testimony along the journey. As 2nd Quarter's lesson study, "How to Interpret Scripture" begins this Sabbath, April 4th, we thought you would enjoy this introduction as you begin your studies deeper into the Word of God. For ongoing inspiration each Sabbath with lesson study authors Dr. Frank Hasel and Dr. Michael Hasel, tune in to It Is Written TV at the link below.
During this time of unprecedented world crisis with the COVID-19 pandemic, the Ministerial Association has put together some resources that can help you in your ministry during a time when many local congregations cannot worship together in person without significant risk to public health. We pray these resources are helpful!
How would you feel if you knew, without a doubt, that Jesus would return this year? It would affect every decision you made! Everything in your life would be seen in a different light. Despite hardships, ridicule or persecution, there would be joy knowing Jesus was coming in just a few months! That’s how our first Adventist pioneers felt. They knew Jesus was coming—they even had the date! Can you imagine? What sweet joy must have filled their hearts. Here is a short video reviewing the lives of some of these pioneers. With picturesque scenery and interesting anecdotes, Cami Oetman, host of AWR 360, joins Markus Kutzschbach, director of Adventist Heritage Ministry on a tour of some historic sites. It has been said that we have nothing to fear for the future, unless we forget how God has led us in the past. Let’s reflect on God’s leading as we watch this video.
As Coronavirus (Covid-19) continues to spread and fear consumes the world, what can we do? Where is God in all this? The Bible has given us the essentials to survive, even thrive in difficult times. Watch and listen as Mark Finley presents another message of hope and how you can thrive in life's toughest times.
100 Days of Prayer
In this short video, Elder Wilson talks about how to cope in these troubling times. While this 100 Days of Prayer initiative was originally designed to inspire people from all around the world to pray for the Holy Spirit outpouring on the upcoming General Conference Session, now that GC session has been postponed due to the Coronavirus Pandemic, we are pressing forward in prayer anyway. What better time to be praying then now when all the world is in agitation. Thankfully God is still on the throne. And He hears our prayers.
Stuck inside, can't go to church, wondering how you can still be a witness to your neighbors? Consider using your phone for cell phone evangelism. This simple, effective method of reaching the world with the hope of Jesus can be done by anyone who has access to a smartphone. Are you ready to be used by God? Join AWR360° staff members on Facebook Live this Sabbath, March 21 from 4-5pm Eastern Standard Time, to be trained in cell phone evangelism. This one-hour presentation will give you the tools that you need to start reaching others with life giving hope and encouragement.
Amid global confusion over combating COVID-19—which the World Health Organization declared a global pandemic on March 11—Amazing Facts International has just released an informative, hope-filled video detailing ways you can boost your immunity and take sensible precautions against the novel coronavirus.
Revival, X Languages
This inspirational download takes a look at 2 Chronicles 29-31 and talks about how we can prepare our lives for revival, and how we can pursue revival in a way that will bring true lasting change. This resource, made for both personal study and group study, is a treasure chest of inspiration that you will not want to miss.
Want to study the Bible in a deeper way and make fascinating discoveries along the way? In this video Chris shares 7 tools that can help you dig deeper and discover what an amazing masterpiece the Bible really is. This is part 3 in a 3 part series.
March 7, 2020, is International Women's Day of Prayer. This year's sermon, "Virtuous Living in an Un-virtuous World," was written by Melody Mason, author of "Daring to Ask for More," and the soon-to-be released "Daring to Live by Every Word." The resource packet also contains a Sabbath School program and afternoon seminar written by Melody. Whether you use these sermons on March 7 or some other date, we know you will be blessed.
Did you know that the divorce rate among couples who pray together on a daily basis is less than one per thousand. That makes prayer an almost fool-proof way to secure your marriage! Unfortunately, the statistic show that only 4% of Christian couples actually do pray together. But you don’t have to be part of that statistic. Read more to learn how to incorporate praying together into your marriage.
This is a podcast featuring Mark Finley in conversation with young adult GYC leaders, Shauna Chung and Esther Louw. In this inspiring interview, Mark Finley shares insights, gleaned from a life of ministry and evangelism, on how to live a consecrated Christian life. He answers questions such as: How do I know if my Christianity is genuine? What does surrender look like? What role do emotions play in my conversion experience? We pray you are blessed by this message.
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