Practical, inspirational resources to help you grow
The following audio series, given by Anthony Baca, will help eager students learn the basics of how to study the Bible. Anthony is a teacher at the Souls West program in the Pacific Union Conference.
The Bible is not just the most important, but also the most beautiful and fascinating book ever written! Don’t believe it? Haven’t experienced it? But you’d like to? Check out this first video in a fascinating series of lessons, and discover three essential attitudes that will help you study the Bible in a deeper way. You can experience the amazing beauty and depth of this masterpiece!
You and your spouse are invited to participate for the first time (or a repeat time) with the 40-day Marriage Revival Challenge! As you join this unique relationship challenge, you and your spouse will embark on an incredible journey to spiritual revival in your marriage. Whether your marriage is strong or challenged, a commitment to pray together for five minutes a day for 40 days will fuel your passion for God and for each other in ways you can't imagine. Sign up to be part of this daily challenge, or to review what has already been shared. Event led and coordinated by Randy Maxwell.
As the year progresses, opportunities come and go for us to reach out to those around us. Is God calling you to take these opportunities, and your faith, a step further? Maybe you have considered inviting them to study the Bible, but are unsure as to how to begin that process. Mark Howard, director of Emmanuel Institute of Evangelism, breaks down the basics in this short video.
Wanting some tips and tools to help you learn how to start memorizing Scripture more effectively. The following handout and websites will give some points in the right direction! Let us hide God's Word in our hearts that we might not sin against Him (Ps. 119:11)
Have you wondered how prayer can make a difference in your community? Are you struggling feeling like you need a spiritual breakthrough in your church? Join Jerry and Janet Page, along with Jonathan Walter, as they share some inspiring stories and answers to prayer. Prayer evangelism works, even in difficult places, as you will see by these testimonies.
Do you want to empower your Bible studies and your devotional life? Learn how you can make your Bible Study and prayer life exciting and meaningful in this inspiring presentation by Christian Hjortland! (Both part 1 and 2 are included of the audio message.)
Total Member Involvement
Many see the holidays as a time to get, but what if this could be an opportunity to learn to give in a new way, to help your family and children really be part of Total Member Involvement? The "Giving Calendar" created by the wives of Adventist Pastors, is designed to help families with children learn how to be more giving. This advent-style calendar offers a special project or a special challenge of service for each day of the month. While great for the countdown to Christmas holidays, these daily calendar cards and projects are actually not Christmas specific, so they can be used by families during any month of the year. (Digital printable calendar is also available!)
One of the most outstanding appeals made by Ellen White for Revival and Reformation was published in the Review and Herald under the title "The Church’s Need." This much sought-after article has been reproduced in its entirety and is being shared here. We pray this inspires you as it has us!
Storycatcher is a book of Richard Duerksen's favorite "God Stories" - tales filled with angels, miracles, frustrated fishermen, fur trappers, trusting missionaries, and crazy preachers. Some of the stories will make you jump for joy, others will make you cry. All will make you lean back and think about your relationship with God.
Review & Herald, March 22, 1887 par. 1