A Nationwide Call for Spiritual Awakening

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11
Apr

OneCry on Location – Waco, TX

When people think of Waco, they most likely think of Chip and Joanna Gaines and their home improvement show “Fixer Upper.” Thanks to the Gaines’ Magnolia Market at the Silos, TripAdvisor named Waco the number two United States travel destination for 2018’s Travelers’ Choice awards for Destinations on […]

04
Apr

The Travail That Preceded Spiritual Awakening

In 1927 my grandad, A. P. Elliff, went to be the pastor of First Baptist Church in Lavaca, Arkansas. Lavaca was a small farming community outside Ft. Smith, with just a few hundred people in the entire town. Grandad and his wife, Sue, and two children (one […]

07
Feb

The 17-Year-Old Who Touched the World

On April 20, 1999, Columbine High School was devastated by a shooting that claimed the lives of 12 students and a teacher, leaving dozens injured and a nation shaken. That day, Rachel Scott—a 17-year-old girl known for her love for Jesus—was asked by two classmates at gun point, […]

31
Jan

When God Will Not Hear Our Cry

They have turned back to the iniquities of their ancestors who refused to hear My words, and they have gone after other gods to serve them; the house of Israel and the house of Judah have broken My covenant which I made with their fathers. Therefore, thus […]

17
Jan

Christ’s Habits and Ours

“As was His custom …” (Luke 22:39 NASB). There are many things that have become habitual to us. If you think about your morning routine, you will discover that you usually do the exact same thing in the same way each day. Such habits are always developed […]

10
Jan

The Effectiveness of Prayer

Therefore He said that He would destroy them, had not Moses His chosen one stood in the breach before Him, to turn away His wrath from destroying them (Psalm 106:23 NASB). There are some who choose a lifelong path in prayer. But, sadly, there are some professing believers […]

03
Jan

Facing the Place of Surrender in Prayer

Do a quick scan of the Scriptures, and you will notice that men and women were placed on purpose by God in various environments. Adam and Eve in the Garden, Abraham in Canaan, Moses in the bulrushes—God put people where He desired in order to accomplish things […]

20
Dec

This Changes Everything

And the shepherds returned, glorifying and praising God for all they had heard and seen, as it had been told them. (Luke 2:20) The shepherds were never the same. Christmas should do that to us. Being here celebrating it again, being face to face with what it […]

13
Dec

This Year and Every Year

“His mercy is for those who fear Him from generation to generation” (Luke 1:50). Christmas is sort of an annual marker. Arriving at the end of the year as it does, it causes us to look back and take stock, even as it causes us to look […]

06
Dec

Unexpected Blessing

  “Blessed is she who believed that there would be a fulfillment of what was spoken to her from the Lord” (Luke 1:45). Elizabeth’s song—the Beatitude—is a touching and tender, yet powerful, testament to the vital importance of having fellowship with like-minded believers. We are not intended […]

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