Practical, inspirational resources to help you grow
There are over 3,500 promises in the Bible. God is a promise maker and as the old song says, “Every promise in the book is mine.” In this encouraging presentation, Pastor Mark Finley will share the story of a desperate woman who by faith claimed the promises of God and how you can by faith claim them too. He will share how to develop a faith to move the mountain of challenges you face.
Your family is precious to God! God has a great love for you and everyone you call your family. The small booklet "Come Home," written by Don MacLafferty, invites you to discover God's plans for your family and the place you call home. Through personal stories and testimonies, as well as Bible stories and study questions, you will explore timeless principles that will help you love your family well and safeguard your home in this chaotic time. Find God's vision for what your home could become by His love, His grace, and His power. (Available here in English or Tagalog!)
The theme for the 2022 General Conference Family Ministries Togetherness week for September 4-10, is called "Rebuilding the Family Altar." How do we rebuild altars in 2022? What are the altars of Baal in our homes today that need to be destroyed so that God’s altar can be rebuilt? How can we teach our children and families to worship God and rebuild the family altar as Elijah rebuilt the altar in his day? During this week of prayer, the General Conference Family Ministries team endeavor to inspire new habits of positive and healthy communication in your home; heart-turning behaviors that are grounded in grace and the fruit of the spirit. These materials are available in several languages.
In this episode, John Dinzey of 3ABN interviews Drs. Robert Hunsaker, Brian Schwartz, and Lyndi Schwartz about the 1888 message that invited them to receive the righteousness of Christ—a message that changed their lives! The righteousness by faith message is a significant message that should transform each one of our lives. Don't miss this testimony!
This newly updated inspirational packet, compiled by Jerry and Janet Page, contains many resources on prayer including topics like: Praising God, abiding in Jesus’ love, guidelines for those desiring anointing, encouraging promises and quotes on healing, principles of intercessory prayer, how to pray with your spouse, powerful promises for parents, what to pray for non-Christians, when Satan called a worldwide meeting, and much more. (Download the entire packet or choose topics individually.)
Have you been struggling to focus spiritually? Has your personal devotional time gotten a little dry? Are you feeling somewhat disconnected from God and from those around you? Maybe it’s time for a “digital detox.” Read this inspiring and convicting article by Frank Hasel to get some practical ideas about how to pull the plug, so that you can re-connect with God and with those around you in more deep and meaningful ways.
What would happen if we set aside our distractions and put our relationship with Jesus first? To set aside the things that are artificial, and receive something wonderful from Christ himself? Join several different families and individuals in this inspiring 3-minute video as their story unfolds. This video is sure to challenge and convict you in new ways as you seek a closer walk with Christ.
The theme for the 2022 General Conference Family Ministries Resource Book is Family Resilience. So, today we are calling on every pastor, every Family Ministries leader at every level, and every member of the church to take note of Paul’s message of resilience. That as we focus on the primary mission of the church through the proclamation of The Three Angels’ Messages—despite the attacks of the enemy—we will trust God for resilience in our families, as we do all we can to help hasten the coming of Jesus Christ.
In this video produced by 3ABN, Jill Morikone shares from the Bible a message about the power of prayer. No matter what impossibility we face, or what mountain we are praying to see moved, God is able, and He works in answer to our prayers. We pray that this inspires you to pray more!
The General Conference SSPM Department is launching an exciting initiative called City Sidewalk Evangelism. The premise is simple. Targeting major cities, individuals will spend two weeks offering invitations to a series of Bible studies planned for the following two weeks—a four-week ministry cycle. This cycle will be repeated for a year using different teams of individuals. The invitations will be given in busy city areas near the host church.
This book of lessons is intended for anyone who wants to grow as a disciple of Jesus and a disciple-maker of children and teens. The lessons are created in a small group format. The first five lessons are for parents or anyone willing to be a mentor to the new generations. You cannot take a child on a journey with Christ that you are not on yourself! These five lessons call us back to live as a disciple of Jesus now. The last twenty lessons are intended for parents/mentors, children, and teens.
Total Member Involvement
Find out how a blind woman and the most introverted person in a church are using cell phone evangelism to reach out and share with others. This second part of a testimony series, hosted by Cami Oetman, is sure to inspire you to get more involved in sharing the good news of Jesus soon coming. If there's a will, there's a way, and there are plenty of ways to get involved in Total Member Involvement.
Review & Herald, March 22, 1887 par. 1