Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol tells the story of Ebenezer Scrooge, who was visited by the Ghosts of Christmases Past, Present and Yet to Come. I think the story is really about a person who is given a second chance to respond differently to the message of Christmas and to express generosity, compassion and love [...]
CADET JENNIFER IVANY reflects on how the Lord speaks: in Scripture, and to us today…. When you look at these paintings in front of you, what do you see? At a quick glance, as you would an inkblot test, what do you see? Hold on to that ‘quick’ analysis of the picture you chose [...]
CADET JOSH IVANY asks, “What does it mean to be like Jesus – at home – at school – with our friends? What does it mean seek treasure from heaven rather than from the world? In the following youth devotional Josh explores these and other important questions. If you would prefer to view the devotional full screen select the [...]
Have you ever felt “stuck” in life? Not able to move forward? Check out the following video clip by clicking the play button, then continue reading to discover more about God’s challenges and his promises.
I have a huge purse that my husband calls a bowling bag. I’ve taken to calling it my “tickle trunk”, as a tribute to the show “Mr. Dress-Up”, that I used to watch as a child. While it is wonderfully useful and versatile, it can become a bottomless pit containing seemingly everything but the kitchen [...]
“Discipleship, discipleship, discipleship.” These were the words spoken by Major Denise Walker as she shared with the Friends of Christ Session regarding “Ready to Serve”, a new curriculum for children, ages 7-10. This new program has been created as a result of the Generals International Forum, Symposium 2008, and Youth Adult Research Projects. It [...]