Kidnapped in Budapest

On a warm summer night in 1998, American missionary Andy Dietz strolled along the Danube River toward the open market. Tricked into entering what he thought was a restaurant, Andy unwittingly became part of an...

Waiting for a Father

Hearing the Heart-Cry of the Orphans of the World, by Gary Stephens, Carmen Radley The heart-cry of every child without parents—a cry to be loved and to belong—told through the story of one boy named...

Changing the Landscape of Eternity

The Great Commission is a clear and simple directive from Jesus: “Go and make disciples.” What does this mean to us today? What does it mean to you today? Is this directive only for church leaders, or is...

Christ Kitchen

"I awoke with a knife at my neck and the palpable pounding of a rapist’s heartbeat on my chest." So begins Christ Kitchen—a story about redemption and healing based on the experience that molds the...

Rapture: Delayed?

The rapture is one of the greatest mysteries of the Bible—a dramatic prophecy that could be fulfilled at any moment, without warning. Within the evangelical church today, many teach that the rapture of the...

Who Do You Say I Am?

Award-winning author Joshua McClure confronts us with the question Jesus posed to his disciples: “Who do you say I am?” Do we simply give the old standby answer, “God is a mystery”? Or is it possible...

Shunpiking

In the 1800s, the term shunpikers was coined for drivers who avoid toll roads at all cost, going out of their way, sometimes many miles, to avoid paying a small fee. The ironic nature of shunpiking is that it...