Resource Library

Monday
May232016

What kind of legacy will you leave?

A man named Milt Rood worked for years in Spokane, Washington, as a car salesman. He was also very active with the Union Gospel Mission, working to help...

Click to read more ...

Monday
May232016

The dangers of a prejudiced mind

Mahatma Gandhi wrote in his autobiography that when he was young, he read the Gospels and was considering converting to Christianity. He believed that in the teachings of Jesus...

Click to read more ...

Monday
May232016

The key to truly knowing God

The famous baseball player Ted Williams put up some amazing statistics in his days. In the 40s and 50s, he was known as a “natural hitter” because of the seeming ease...

Click to read more ...

Monday
May232016

How you can experience God to the fullest

Missionary Herbert Jackson and his family had just arrived on the mission field and were assigned a car that wouldn’t start without a push. So he devised a plan...

Click to read more ...

Monday
May232016

Who is the ultimate authority in your life?

In his autobiography, renowned economist John Kenneth Galbraith wrote about the devotion of his family’s housekeeper, Mrs. Wilson. He told about a wearying day when...

Click to read more ...

Wednesday
May182016

Finding comfort in God’s perfect timing

The famous evangelist George Müller one day decided he would pray diligently for five of his friends to receive the Lord. So he began. Day after day, he would pray...

Click to read more ...

Wednesday
May182016

Will you accept this gift?

In 1830, a man named George Wilson was tried and convicted of robbing the U.S. Mail, a crime punishable by death. Wilson was sentenced to be hanged...

Click to read more ...

Wednesday
May182016

How to look past spiritual distractions

It was the final hole of the 1961 Masters Golf Tournament. Arnold Palmer had a one-stroke lead and had just hit a very satisfying tee shot. He looked to be in good shape...

Click to read more ...

Wednesday
May182016

The most important part of the gospel

For many years, novelist Dashiell Hammett worked as a private detective. His experiences during that time supplied him with much of the material he used in his books...

Click to read more ...

Wednesday
May182016

How to be sure your best days are ahead

One day the famous evangelist George Whitfield was relating the difficulties of ministry to some friends. He said he was tired of the burdens and was glad his work would soon be over...

Click to read more ...

Monday
May092016

The power of a forgiving heart

In the early days of his presidency, Calvin Coolidge awoke one morning to find his hotel room was being robbed by a cat burglar going through his coat pockets...

Click to read more ...

Monday
May092016

Building an unshakable faith in your God

The famous philosopher Bertrand Russell was born into a Christian home and was taught to believe in God. Later on in life, however, he became an outspoken atheist...

Click to read more ...

Monday
May092016

Where you can find your ultimate value

In 1975, six armed gunmen broke into a London bank where they went straight for the safety deposit boxes. Among the spoils they took away from their plunder was...

Click to read more ...

Monday
May092016

How you can avoid a secretly sinful life

Every year in Basel, Switzerland, the churchgoing townspeople have a festival in which they all don masks and go through the city doing things they would never do...

Click to read more ...

Monday
May092016

Prioritizing the eternal over the earthly

Some of the earliest missionaries to the Marshall Islands received their mail only once a year when the boats made their rounds of the South Pacific. One year, the boat was one day ahead...

Click to read more ...

Thursday
May052016

Trusting God’s work in the storms of life

A story is told of a young boy in China who wanted to learn about precious stones. So he went to study with an old teacher. The teacher put a piece of jade into the youth’s hand...

Click to read more ...

Thursday
May052016

How your joy can show others the way

Cyprian of Carthage, one of the early leaders of Christianity in the third century, had just become a believer in Jesus Christ. Shortly after his conversion, he penned a letter to his friend...

Click to read more ...

Thursday
May052016

The power of sharing your joy with others

Several years ago, an outdoor conference was held for a particular Christian denomination that discouraged expressions of joy in worship, like saying “Amen” or “Hallelujah”...

Click to read more ...

Thursday
May052016

Getting past the problem of prejudice

A schoolteacher named Dodie Gadient once decided to travel across America alone and see the sights she had taught her students about for 13 years...

Click to read more ...

Thursday
May052016

What’s really important in life?

British statesman and financier Cecil Rhodes, whose fortune was used to endow the world-famous Rhodes Scholarships, was known as a stickler for correct dress...

Click to read more ...