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A Tidal Wave of Baptisms

Six hundred seventy-three young people made public commitments to Christ through baptism on the shores of Daytona Beach, Fla., this summer. New Spring Church in Anderson, S.C., saw more than 2,500 middle and high school students attend an annual summer camp, dubbed The Gauntlet, where more than 300 young people were saved in addition to those baptized. read more

Forgiveness Even Unto Death

It’s no wonder Alex Nsengimana had nightmares as a child. After witnessing the murder of his grandmother and uncle during the 1994 Rwandan genocide, he ran from the militia and eventually ended up in an orphanage. read more

Capturing Kindness on Camera

Jeremy Cowart is used to making people smile for a living. As a celebrity photographer, he has snapped the portraits of countless stars, among them Carrie Underwood, Brad Paisley and Tim Tebow. read more

Still Standing Despite Disease and Death

Mary Pappas wasn’t sure she’d have a shot at a normal life. Diagnosed with a rare form of cancer of the thymus gland at the age of 23, she then battled cancer no less than six times—plus suffered a miscarriage—and lived to tell about all of it. read more

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Overcoming Satan's Religious Performance Trap

Before we were born-again, we were all slaves and orphans. However, all of us are adopted as sons and daughters when we receive Christ. Os Hillman says living as a son is the key to living a victorious Christian life. read more

Stop Blaming the Devil!

Often times Christians focus their energy on fighting Satan when we should be humbling ourselves before God. Find out why the devil may not be your biggest problem. read more

How to Guard the Glory

Matt Sorger explains how to experience God's glory—24 hours a day, 7 days a week, no matter where we are physically or what we are doing. read more

7 Steps to Being Spirit-Filled

Some people have suggested that the baptism in the Holy Spirit was only for the early disciples who needed an extra “charge” or a unique gift to get Christianity started. Well, we need it too! God's power is for today. You can have your own personal experience with the Spirit. read more

How Do I Know When God Is Speaking?

God wants you to know His will. But for Him to reveal it to you, there has to be an open line of communication. Take these steps to make sure there's no interference. read more

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How Does God Feel?

Here’s a question: How does God feel most of the time? Is He bored? Worried? Blasé? Happy? Concerned? Detached? Engaged? Mad, glad or sad? It sounds lighthearted, but it’s one of the most important questions of our entire spiritual journey. read more

Don't Get Trapped in the Sin of Prayerlessness

One the greatest sins in the church is not necessarily gossip, strife, addictions, adultery, or fornication—even though all these things are sin. What I believe is the greatest sin today, especially in America, is the sin of prayerlessness. Here's why. read more

Learn to Trust in the Lord

Fear is the frontal assault the enemy uses against us. If he can get us in fear, then he has neutralized any effort of ours to overcome him. read more

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