In Church and Not Saved: A Powerful Story

The other day I ran across this testimony on Facebook from Jackie Hernandez. After reading this, I reached out to her for her permission to share her powerful transformation. Her story reminds me of a young girl I ran into several years ago. You can read about it here titled, "The Empty Offer". It is …

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Kenya Missions & The New Kings Band: A Very Cool Support Announcement

A Very Cool Announcement! The NewKings Band from Bartlesville, Oklahoma (USA) will now be sharing the missions work that is happening in Kenya! Visit their table at any of their shows to learn more. Check them out as their music may make a nice gift for someone this year and a new discovery for yourself. I have …

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It Should Have Been Me

I see the homeless man on the corner, sitting with a sign and his dog, his lips chapped, with dirty clothes and a couple bags, then I realize - it should have been me. I see the young college kid, full of pride, pleasing only himself, living in the only hope of constant self-pleasure and …

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Mercy Home Story: Surrendering the American dream for Christ and Kenya

The Bys family sold all they owned, gave away career and savings to serve God as full time missionaries to help the needy. But why Bungoma, Kenya? The reasons are many, but ultimately it was through trips originally made by AFM founders who traveled on Gospel missions to work with various pastors in Bungoma, and …

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Apprehension in Giving Books

I am privileged to know, at least via social media at this time, brother Don Currin. I also cannot but help to agree I have felt much the same, but I too will continue to give Bibles, books, and sermon links regardless - although I do now try to explain why I wish for someone …

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Karson the Lion-Hearted: A Trial of a Missionary Family

I feel truly privileged and honored to share this story today; I feel even more humbled to know my brother Jeff Bys, missionary with About-Face Missions (AFM). This story comes from their family missions blog page. You can also connect with them and see how the Lord is working amazing things in Bungoma, Kenya area …

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Christianity is Controversial

When General Douglas MacArthur passed away in 1964 at the age of 84, one word kept cropping up in the deluge of comments about the distinguished old soldier. Both friend and foe agreed on one thing--he was a controversial figure. Of course he was. Any man as forthright as he, in a day when it is …

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The Empty Offer

Why is it that so many people, people who claim to be Christians, are left to live in their sin, bound by guilt, and without victory, power and joy? Could the answer be found in Luke's account of the lame beggar? (Acts 3:1-10) "I do not possess silver and gold, but what I do have …

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