Practical, inspirational resources to help you grow
Family Ministries joins the Seventh-day Adventist Church's emphasis on sharing the love of Jesus and the hope of His soon return with people in some of the world's largest cities. By using the Family to Family resources, each Adventist family can reach others and help them become disciples of Jesus.
In view of the current emphasis on revival and reformation, it is useful for us to ask what role these elements have with respect to our Adventist understanding of last-day events as revealed in the Bible and the writings of Ellen White. You will enjoy the following article produced by the General Conference Biblical Research Institute. Also you can find many resources for the serious Bible student.
Looking for ways to be a “tent maker” and serve the Lord. Total Employment at Adventist Mission can help you get started. Turn your work from being just a job into the integral part of the mission. Today there is a need for tentmaking missionaries coming from every nation and going to every nation. There is a need for Africans, Asians, South Americans, Europeans, and North Americans. There is a need for people who speak all languages.
Wanting to know how to reach non-Christian neighbors, friends, or co-workers? The Office of Adventist Mission operates six Global Mission Centers in key locations around the world. Their purpose is to help Adventists know how to build bridges of understanding and friendship with people from major world religions and philosophies.
In this enlightening article, Clinton Wahlen gives basic lessons regarding spirit-driven growth. Addressing questions like: What does it mean to be “filled with the Spirit”? What is the work of the Holy Spirit? How was the Spirit manifest in the ministry of Jesus and the apostles? How can we know that it is the Holy Spirit at work rather than “spirits of demons working miracles.”
Do you ever feel at rock bottom or close to despair in your Christian walk? In this fascinating and powerful testimony, Juanita Kretchmar shares how things got so bad in her own life that she didn’t even want to leave her home. She also shares how she found complete victory and peace in Christ. In the years since this great trial, Juanita has become a strong woman of faith and a mentor to many. This is a must-read testimony for believers in all walks of life!
In this inspiring document, Juanita shows what encountering God through prayer and the promises of Scripture looks like. Some of the topics she covers include: You can trust God’s promises, You can trust God for protection, You can trust God in Worship, You can trust God—You are forgiven, and much more. This is a practical tool for all those wanting to learn how to claim God’s Word in prayer.
Pastor Kent shares some of the practical ways he studies the Bible with the emphasis on discovering clearer pictures of Jesus. He also shares how he utilizes different tools and resources, like commentaries, and more, to help enrich him in his Bible studies. Grab your Bible and get ready for blessings!
This video is a must see for all those longing for the outpouring of the Latter Rain! After the 1901 General Conference Session, Ellen White had a vision in which she saw church leaders reconciling their differences, and confessing their sins against each other. As a result, there was great healing in their midst. What she saw then could be a reality today.
Looking for something to boost your faith in God and in the power of prayer? This is a downloadable version of the chapter “The Privilege of Prayer” from the well-known and well-loved book Steps to Christ. This is pure Inspiration, and will re-energize your prayer life!
This 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.)
Wondering where to start in spending time with Jesus? Speaking heart to heart, Janet shares some of her personal testimony on how she learned to spend time with God each day, and how, by recording the special things He showed her, as well as answers to prayer, God began to grow her faith. You don’t want to skip over this short, but powerful testimony.
Review & Herald, March 22, 1887 par. 1