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A Prayer for When You are Ready to Give Up

You have GOT to be kidding me. I said to myself as I looked at my choir enrollment numbers for the upcoming school year. This was my second year as the choral director at a small private Christian school and while we were still in the building phase of the program, I was not ready... Read more

Are You Ready For Anything? – Encouragement for Today – July 28, 2020

July 28, 2020Are You Ready For Anything?KATHI LIPP Lee en espaolThe prudent see danger and take refuge, but the simple keep going and pay the penalty. Proverbs 27:12 (NIV)Nothing in Northern California will cause your heart to beat faster than the word Fire! being yelled into your home.So when I heard pounding on my front... Read more

Church Planter, Get Ready for Crisis Shepherding

Acts 29: Churches Planting Churches In gearing up to plant Cornerstone Church in Detroit, I thought I had most of my bases covered. Vision statement? Check. Website? Check. Growing team? Check. Discipleship plan? Check. But I was quickly blindsided by an urgent need among our people that I hadnt anticipated: robust, gospel-centered counseling. Ministering in... Read more

5 Sure Signs You are Ready For a Relationship

I trust you! I heard these exact words as I laid in bed one day while struggling with my singleness. I felt elated because I knew God was about to do something special in my life. I just didnt know exactly what. I called my accountability partner and told him what I believed the Lord... Read more

Get Ready: A ‘Jaw-Dropping’ Plummet In the Global Birth Rate Is on the Way | RELEVANT Magazine

Fertility rates are in free fall all over the world, portending an enormous change in societies for upcoming generations, researchers say. Nearly every country in the world is looking at a dwindling population and 23 nations Japan and Spain among them could see their populationscut in half by the end of this century. The... Read more

How Do I Know If Im Ready to Marry?

Betsy St. Amant Haddox iBelieve Contributing Writer How many bridesmaids will you have? What color-scheme do you want for your wedding? What will your wedding dress look like?These are questions that many young women are ready to answer at any given momenteven if theyre not currently in a dating relationship. Little girls frequently dress up... Read more

Bob Goff Is Ready for You to ‘Dream Big’ | RELEVANT Magazine

On Tuesday, Bob Goff’s new bookDream Big releases into the wild. If you’re familiar with Goff’s other books, you know how core big dreams are to his whole outlook on life. Whether it’s loving his family, his neighbors, his readers or children on the other side of the world, Goff’s always looking for ways... Read more

Ready to Go Back to Church? 10 Things to Consider before Heading to Worship

Ready to Go Back to Church? 10 Things to Consider before Heading to Worship (RNS) An evangelical research center focused on disaster response has detailed key steps churchgoers might take as they contemplate attending reopened churches.Wheaton Colleges Humanitarian Disaster Institute in Illinois released a series of documents this week to augment the guidelines... Read more

How to Be Ready for Anything and Laugh at Days to Come – Encouragement for Today – June 10, 2020

June 10, 2020How to Be Ready for Anything and Laugh at Days to ComeKATHI LIPP Lee en espaolShe is clothed with strength and dignity; she can laugh at the days to come. Proverbs 31:25 (NIV) I need to make a confession.Promise to keep it between us?For years, there was one part of the Bible I kinda,... Read more

Ready For War – Beloved Women – June 9, 2020

Ready For War Beloved Women June 9, 2020READ: He trains my hands for war, so that my arms can bend a bow of bronze. (Psalms 18:34 ESV)TODAYS ENCOURAGEMENT: I remember watching cartoons and marveling at the mighty strength of the superheroes on television, including Superman himself. I wanted to be like them; I wanted that... Read more

Im Not Ready to Die // Eddie Ssemakula – TGC Africa

I’ve probably pondered death in recent days more than the rest of my life combined. What has struck me most during the COVID-19 pandemic, however, is how unprepared I am to die. Typically, death is terrifying. But now it is profoundly tangible too. Of course nobody wants to die. There is even a local song in... Read more

Is Your Mind Ready for Christopher Nolan’s First Full ‘Tenet’ Trailer? | RELEVANT Magazine

Coming to theaters …maybe, possibly this summer(?) …is Tenet, Christopher Nolan’s return to huge budget, blockbuster filmmaking with a cerebral twist. In this case, the central conceit looks to be around some sort of time-reversal hijinks that will allow John David Washington, Robert Pattinson and Elizabeth Debicki to manipulate the time-flow of the world... Read more

Rohingya are able to embrace Christ – Mission Community Information

[ad_1] Bangladesh (MNN) The Rohingya individuals are very open to the information of Jesus, however authorities attempting to guard them are hindering evangelism efforts. Greg Kelley of World Mission describes the setting during which the Rohingya refugeesin Bangladesh stay. They’ve obtained all of them concentrated very tightly in a spot known as Cox’s Bazar. You... Read more

Armed and Prepared | Devotional by Gail Rodgers

[ad_1] Studying to placed on the armour of God can change the way in which you start your day. Strolling within the picture of God means many issues. A kind of issues is studying to stroll as a Victor in life and never a sufferer. Within the morning merely pray via the symbolic items of... Read more

Are You Prepared To Die?

[ad_1] Ben Franklin and others have quipped that nothing is for certain however demise and taxes. And but though we all know each are comingdeath most certainlymany of us spend extra time fascinated by taxes than demise. Most individuals is not going to learn a guide referred to as On Dying till confronted with a... Read more

Who’s Prepared for a Kacey Musgraves Christmas Particular? | RELEVANT Journal

[ad_1] Do you're feeling it? An additional nip within the air? A distant jingle within the night time? The scent of peppermints and chestnuts wafting from the storefront? Sure, it's November and meaning essentially the most fantastic time of all is at hand. And also you gained’t must make merry alone this yr,... Read more

Seeing and Believing 215 | Matt Bettinelli-Olpin and Tyler Gillett’s Prepared or Not and Joe Talbot’s The Final Black Man in San Francisco

[ad_1] http://traffic.libsyn.com/capcpod/215_Ready_or_Not_and_The_Last_Black_Man_in_San_Francisco.mp3 With Kevin out this week, Wade is joined by movie critic Sarah Welch-Larson to debate Prepared or Not, the brand new horror-comedy from Matt Bettinelli-Olpin and Tyler Gillett. The movie’s synopsis is fairly easy: on her marriage ceremony night time, a younger bride named Grace (performed by Samara Weaving) is reeled right into... Read more