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The True Story of Fannie Lou Hamer, a Civil Rights Activist Who Marched for the Right to Vote

K.A. Ellis | Feb 1, 2024

The following text is the full biography featured in the back of our new children’s book exploring the inspirational story of Fannie Lou Hamer's life. It is part of our Do Great Things for God series, a collection of beautifully illustrated biographies written to excite young children about the great things they can do for God. This book can be read to young children aged 4-5 and read by children aged 6 or older. Click here to download free biography worksheets for kids to fill in. ... continue reading

A Devotion for the First Week of Lent

Tim Chester | Jan 30, 2024

At the transfiguration, the disciples see the glory of God before their very eyes. Mark specifically says Jesus “was transfigured before them” (Mark 9:2). The phrase “before them” suggests that this event was for the benefit of the disciples. Elijah and Moses are also said to have “appeared before them” (Mark 9:4).... continue reading

Are Our Worship Songs Too Happy?

Clint Watkins | Jan 18, 2024

It’s unfortunately common to hear that church is one of the hardest places to be in the midst of hardship. Maybe you have limped into church, weighed down by things like sadness, fear, or disappointment. Yet the place you hoped to find healing and refuge left you feeling hurt and alone. As the body of Christ joined together in praise, you felt dislocated in your pain.... continue reading

Who Is Jesus Really?

J.D. Greear | Jan 10, 2024

At the center of Christianity is the person of Jesus. Because of that, it’s impossible to have a good grasp of the Christian gospel without having a grasp of who he is. So, who is Jesus?... continue reading

A New Year's Devotion on Love from Explore Bible Reading Notes

Alexa Burstow | Jan 2, 2024

Many of us resolve to get the new year off to a good start with Bible reading. But if you haven’t got going yet, don’t worry. Here’s today’s devotion from our Explore Bible-reading notes. If you enjoy it, order yourself a copy of the whole three-month issue to keep going. Alternatively, you could get an annual subscription and your devotions will arrive quarterly, so you’ll be organised for the whole year!... continue reading

Seeking Patience for This Busy Season

Sinclair Ferguson | Dec 21, 2023

The Christmas season will present plenty of opportunities to test our patience. In this devotional from Love Came Down at Christmas, Sinclair Ferguson helps us see how we should respond–as Jesus would.... continue reading

Glory to God in the Lowest

David Mathis | Dec 7, 2023

David Mathis unpacks the angels' appearance to the shepherds from Luke 2, and calls us to wonder at it with them. Extract taken from his day 7 devotion from The Christmas We Didn't Expect.... continue reading

Day 1 Devotion from the Advent of Glory

R C Sproul | Nov 30, 2023

There’s still time to get hold of your advent devotional. Get started with this Day 1 devotion from The Advent of Glory by R.C Sproul.... continue reading

Living Under the Weight of the World

R C Sproul | Nov 14, 2023

Sometimes it’s like we bear the world on our shoulders, and we can’t see how we can ever be free. But Isaiah’s famous prophecy reminds us whose shoulders the burden of the world is actually on.... continue reading

Prayers for the Advent Season

Michael Page | Oct 31, 2023

Our 2023 Advent devotional has been written to help you lift your eyes to Jesus this Advent, however you are feeling, by meditating on his first coming. Use this collection of prayers from the book to dwell on the wonder of the Christmas story and to worship our Saviour Jesus, the God who became flesh.... continue reading

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