Practical, inspirational resources to help you grow
We are told that "God grants men the gift of time for the purpose of promoting His glory. When this time is used in selfish pleasure, the hours thus spent are lost for all eternity" (Counsels to Parents, Teachers, & Students, p. 354). A solemn responsibility, would you agree? Yet how can we do so without compromising the quality of God's work? David Kim, co-founder of The Nicodemus Society, breaks down the practical basics of managing our God-given time and glorifying Him.
Part One: How do you keep a level head when things are heated, when there is conflict, or when things happen that test your patience. Listen as Dr. Nedley shares how to manage your emotions when swords are clashing. This is the first of a four part series on achieving optimal brain health. (This series was shared as Week of Prayer in 2015 at the General Conference.)
Happy Sabbath Praise
This week's Happy Sabbath Praise comes from Ephesians 5:8; and 1 John 1:5,7. It it titled "Walk as Children of Light." We pray that this will be our aim as we go through the Sabbath and prepare for a new week, and that we would remember God has called us from darkness into His glorious light. We thank Derek and Bodil Morris for sharing this beautiful song with us from their album titled "Sing to the Lord."
In Isaiah 58, God’s people are instructed, “And thou shalt be called, The repairer of the breach, The restorer of paths to dwell in” (Isa. 58:12). How do we become the repairer of the breach for the church, or for those lost in darkness? We start by asking God to help us remove the "breaches" in our own heart and life!
It's easy to settle for spiritual mediocrity when that's the kind of world we live in. But God is asking for more of today's Christian men--He's calling for a higher standard. The following inspirational and convicting download gives an outline of the kind of men God is seeking to help labor in the harvest. With God's help, you can become this kind of man!
In this captivating and stirring testimony, which will keep you on the edge of your seats, Alex Niculaescu shares how God convicted him of the need to intercede on behalf of those caught in the sex-trafficking industry. Amazing things happened as a result. God is looking for men and women to stand in the gap on behalf of the least of these in our world today. Will you be one of His intercessors?
The Bible says, "Be sober, be vigilant; because your adversary the devil, as a roaring lion, walketh about, seeking whom he may devour." (1 Pet. 5:8) Satan is always seeking to use our weakness to temptation to get us to fall, but Jesus wants to lead us to victory!
This printable foldout, produced by the General Conference Children's Ministries Department, is an abbreviated Bible Reading plan designed for children. "Train up a child in the way he should go, and when he is old, he will not depart from it." (Prov. 22:6)
The only thing better than living the Christian life is enjoying it! What a privilege it is to relish God. This inspiring workbook and audio series, by Michael Dant, shows how we can truly love and enjoy God as we learn to prioritize our time with Him. Dant also takes us deeper in the process and journey of surrender. This series is a must-hear for all those hungering and thirsting for deeper personal revival.
Wanting to grow your public speaking skills? The following resource, produced by the General Conference Women's Ministries department, has many practical tips and tools to help you along the way. The Bible tells us, "Be ready always to give an answer to every man that asks you a reason of the hope that is within you." (1 Pet. 3:15)
This short and simple "Healthy Heart Challenge" helps us see the ways we are either living for self, or living for Christ. We pray that this inspires all who read to be ALIVE to Christ. "I am crucified with Christ: nevertheless I live; yet not I, but Christ liveth in me." Gal. 2:20
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