Resource Library

Wednesday
Jun222016

Finding grace in fulfilling God’s calling

Not long after arriving in the South Pacific to begin work as missionaries, John G. Paton and his wife Mary had a baby son. Their joy was tragically cut short, however, when...

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Wednesday
Jun222016

The reason you’re tested

Valuable things are often tested to prove that they’re genuine. When you go to a bank and give a $100 bill to the teller, she holds it up to the light. Why? Because...

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Wednesday
Jun222016

How to know you’re a child of God

One day a pastor had a new believer show up at his home in deep distress. The new believer said, “Pastor, no matter how much I pray or how hard I try, I simply can’t seem to...

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Wednesday
Jun222016

How to build a mountain-moving faith

A story is told of a small church that inherited some land – which they used to build a new sanctuary. But just 10 days before their dedication service...

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Wednesday
Jun222016

How to steer clear of the enemy’s trap

Perhaps you’ve heard of the clever way African Bushmen used to trap monkeys for food. They’d use a box or some other container and put a hole in it just big enough for the monkey to...

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Tuesday
Jun212016

How to redeem your past for a better tomorrow

Some years ago in a small Idaho town, police received a call one night from neighbors who reported seeing a car driving around the neighborhood in reverse. So they sent a patrol out...

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Tuesday
Jun212016

The secret to stepping forward with Jesus

Two creatures are pictured on the coat of arms for the nation of Australia: an emu and a kangaroo. A young Australian boy was once curious about the significance...

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Tuesday
Jun212016

The beautiful masterpiece God is making you

A huge chunk of beautiful marble lay in the courtyard of the Florence, Italy, cathedral for almost a hundred years. The sculptor commissioned to carve it had made a mistake...

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Tuesday
Jun212016

How you can receive incomparable riches

During his reign, King Frederick William III of Prussia found himself in quite a pinch. Wars and nation building had left his kingdom seriously strapped for cash...

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Tuesday
Jun212016

The key to winning life’s challenges

Years ago in Tennessee, two men were competing in an all-day wood chopping competition. The first man worked very hard, stopping only for a brief lunch break...

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Tuesday
Jun142016

How far would you go to share Christ?

Some time ago, a ship off the New England coast capsized in a terrible storm and was going down. The Coast Guard received a distress call, and a young member told his captain...

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Tuesday
Jun142016

Where to find rewards for your faithfulness

In December of 1944, 18 members of a reconnaissance platoon held off a battalion of German troops in the Belgian village of Lanzerath. Their brave stand against the onslaught...

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Tuesday
Jun142016

Crossing the gap between you and others

Years ago in Brazil, a contingent from a native Indian tribe was scheduled to meet with President Ernesto Geisel. The men arrived wearing their traditional clothing...

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Tuesday
Jun142016

How you can achieve true spiritual health

A Greek legend tells of a man in ancient Athens who once saw the great storyteller Aesop playing games with some children. Thinking it was too far below such a prestigious person...

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Tuesday
Jun142016

Where do you seek your approval?

One morning at his normal 8:30 AM staff meeting, President Harry Truman was brought a lavender envelope with a regal wax seal and flowing purple ribbons...

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Tuesday
May312016

How to experience joy in any circumstance

In 1858, the Illinois State Legislature used an obscure statute to send Stephen A. Douglas to the U.S. Senate instead of the winner of the election, Abraham Lincoln...

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Tuesday
May312016

How to get past the pain of the past

The American Civil War was the bloodiest conflict ever fought on American soil, leaving close to 750,000 people dead from the North and the South...

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Tuesday
May312016

The power of life-giving words

Chuck Swindoll tells the story of a young boy who lived with his grandfather in the Swiss Alps. The boy loved hearing the echo of his voice. So often he would go outside...

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Tuesday
May312016

Is your pain God’s plan?

Author Jay Kesler told a story of his first car accident. He had just gotten his driver’s license and was driving too close to the middle of a narrow road...

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Tuesday
May312016

Finding answers to the “whys” of life

'The Boston Globe' newspaper carries a daily column dedicated to answering questions from its readers. Some years ago, the paper listed the top ten unanswerable questions it had received...

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