Growing Disciples Organically

The Jesus Method of Spiritual Formation “Follow me.” These two simple words spoken by Jesus are often needlessly complicated with theological, psychological, and sociological interpretations. Using...

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...

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...

Who Do You Say I Am?

Deep River Books 2012 Writer's Contest Certificate of Merit Award Winner Award-winning author Joshua McClure confronts us with the question Jesus posed to his disciples: “Who do you say I am?” Do we...

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...

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...