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The True Story of Joni Eareckson Tada, The Girl Who Learned to Follow God in a Wheelchair

Kristyn Getty | 11 Jul 2024

The following text is the full biography timeline featured in the back of our new children’s book exploring the inspirational story of Joni Eareckson Tada’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 Responsive Prayer for Uncertain Times: We Believe

Eric M. Schumacher | 25 Jun 2024

This is a responsive prayer that has been written to help guide a group in prayer. This prayer is an excerpt from In His Hands: Prayers for Your Baby or Child in a Medical Crisis. The parts printed in bold type are designed to be said by the whole group. The parts printed in regular type are designed to be said by the leader only.... continue reading

The True Story of Susannah Spurgeon, The Pastor’s Wife Who Didn’t Let Sickness Stop Her

Mary K. Mohler | 2 Apr 2024

The following text is the full biography timeline featured in the back of our new children’s book exploring the inspirational story of Susannah Spurgeon'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

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

K.A. Ellis | 1 Feb 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 | 30 Jan 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 | 18 Jan 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 | 10 Jan 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 | 2 Jan 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 | 21 Dec 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 | 7 Dec 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

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