October 10, 2017

“Run with Endurance,” says Dr. KP Yohannan Metropolitan I am always intrigued when I watch the start of the marathon. The runners appear to be in top physical shape and are determined to do their best and many determined to win. However, it’s a whole different story when I watch them 15 or 20 miles later. They look exhausted from the hot sun that beats down on them or miserable because of rain that makes their trail slippery. Some have… Read more

October 8, 2017

Unless we are praying and spending time alone with God, we really can’t understand what it means to follow Christ. We are deceived by thinking that dynamic preaching, a good worship service, special music, great choruses and an outstanding church program are where it’s all at. But they’re not. In the Bible one of the strongest agendas God has is to get people alone with Him. For example, Jacob ran 20 years or more. Finally, once God got him alone,… Read more

October 4, 2017

To be confronted with the reality that over 2 billion people are headed toward an eternity without Christ can be troublesome and uncomfortable to many believers. Why? Because, perhaps without realizing it, their desire is to enjoy their salvation, families, church fellowships, seminars and conferences without such a painful interruption. When the apostle Paul described to Timothy why the last days would be so difficult, his number one reason was: “For men will be lovers of themselves” (2 Timothy 3:2,… Read more

September 28, 2017

God is in no trouble. He does not need our service, time or talent. To think He does after one has heard the call of God often leads many young believers into wasted years of fruitless labor. In 1976, when God called me back into missions from the pastorate, one of my first excuses for not moving ahead in obedience was my pulpit. After all, I argued, this church is obviously being blessed, and “God needs me here.” How foolish!… Read more

September 20, 2017

Some 40 years ago, a scrawny stranger was escorted into my office. He introduced himself and explained he was from India. My son, Randall, earning some extra funds for school, was clipping bushes outside by the front door of our office building when this gentleman asked how to meet David Mains. “Sure,” said Randall, “I can help with that,” and escorted the newcomer into his dad’s office. Without a doubt, that was one of the most expeditious meetings of my… Read more

September 15, 2017

We cannot be disciples of Christ and live like Jesus lived unless we too have a broken heart and tears to weep over those who are perishing without Him and God’s love. Read more

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