We’ve all heard it said that we never stand taller than when we kneel before God. But what happens when we offer our prayers and petitions to God? Does He change His mind? Can we alter His plan or reverse His course? If not, then why pray? In this message, we analyze Abraham’s passionate intercession on behalf of Lot and his family in the face of the imminent destruction of Sodom. We can understand the struggle that occurs between petition (what we ask for) and desire (why we ask) and gain insight into the important role prayer plays in our lives.
|Part 1||September 18, 2014|
|Part 2||September 19, 2014|
|Part 3||September 22, 2014|
One Minute Message
Something everyone agrees on is the key in life is change. And it’s not optional. Think about the last 10 years—you’re not the same person, are you? In fact, your life today compared to then probably doesn’t even resemble each other. That’s because of change.
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Paws & Tales
The thrilling conclusion to the Goliath, King of Shadow Valley series finds Chuck experiencing new life in Christ and a new mission. This broadcast also features an interview with Paws & Tales’ creators Dave Carl and Eric Baesel discussing why the Goliath Series was written.
INSIGHTS MAGAZINE CANADA
by Chuck Swindoll
I’ll never forget the day my brother Orville dropped by my parents’ house before he and his family headed to South America as missionaries. Now, you have to appreciate the kind of man my father was. Look up the word responsible in the dictionary, and I’m surprised his picture isn’t there! To him, risks are for those who fail to plan. Responsible people leave nothing to chance. As far as he was concerned, faith is something you exercise when your three backup plans fall through and you have run out of every other option.Read Full Article >
by Steve Johnson
Living in a material world, and especially in capitalistic North America, the pressure to be caught up in materialism is enormous. Comedian Jeff Foxworthy has made a living out of redneck jokes beginning, “You know you’re a redneck if….” Allow me to change it to, “I know I’m a materialist if.…”Read Full Article >
by Phil Callaway
I first got involved in organized sports back in fourth grade when I was forced by my older brothers to join organized hockey. In organized hockey we played a game closely resembling real ice hockey, except that in real ice hockey players skate with grace and shoot the puck into the net.Read Full Article >
by Robyn Roste
Two years before the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics, I applied to be a volunteer. It was an easy decision; I had graduated from university and was working odd jobs while travelling. My commitments were minimal at best.
By the time February 2010 arrived my life looked different: full-time job, new home, tight financial situation, conference and travel plans, and limited social opportunities. In summation I was busy, broke, and burdened.
But it was the Olympics!Read Full Article >
by Steve Johnson
How can I learn to be content?
Contentment comes through choices we make. The Apostle Paul said he had learned how to be content (Philippians 4:11-13). Following Paul’s teaching and example can help us learn how to be content.Read Full Article >
IN CUBA THIS YEAR
See updates from our recent trip to Cuba for our third set of conferences.
Dads, kids will forget your gifts, but they will never forget your presence.
When he lost everything, Job’s strength of character kept him from cursing God.
Shine some light on your neighbourhood. Packs of 10 CDs only $10.
HOW TO KNOW GOD
We want to teach you about Jesus who gives living water to all who thirst.