From Motorcycle Warlord to Serving the Lord of Lords: Big Al Aceves

By the time Big Al Aceves was 15, he was committing crimes like robbery and selling drugs, landing him in prison. Having grown up in an abusive home, Al turned to gangs to be his family. The prison gangs taught young Al the ways to survive.

Wheels from the Heart Gives Away Cars

“Wheels from the Heart was created through God’s plan. It took a few years, but I realized that it is our heart that God truly wants; it is our heart...

Open Door Helps Single Moms

There is no loneliness as deep and as painful as that felt by a pregnant youth with no one to turn to. Bringing a child into this world as...

Why Would a Loving God Allow Disasters?

On June 9th, 2012, just outside of Ft Collins, Colorado Lightning struck a single tree on private land around 6:00 in the morning. This fire quickly burned through approximately 136 square miles or more than 87,000 acres. The blaze took over 2000 fire fighters to fight and more than 3800 personnel to support the firefighting efforts at a cost of over $38.4 million.

Jacob Berry is Truly an Inspirational Man of God

Jacob Berry amazes me. The 28-year-old preacher from Oklahoma considers a rare form of muscular dystrophy a gift from God. He has lived with this condition his entire life. He maintains an incredible attitude, displays a charming sense of humor and is armed with a quick wit despite being confined to a wheelchair and dependent on a breathing machine.

Melting Pot Missionary

For some reason, our notion of a missionary is someone sent to far off lands to live in huts among primitive people who speak some strange gibberish.

From Cancer Diagnosis to Earring Empire


Sometimes, the worst news becomes the pathway for the best plan. The unexpected detour becomes the road we should travel. Sometimes, we make it up as we go along...

“My church is better than your church!” Is it?

In addition, the church has been dealing with issues of political correctness and which things or lifestyles are really sin. All of these are important issues in Christianity. However, our understanding and personal preferences about them can cause debates and quarreling which only leads to further division.

Brennley Brown’s Faith Shines on Hit TV Show The Voice

The music industry is not the best place to find positive female role models. In fact, it’s hard not to fall for the idea that depravity and raunch rule in the modern popular music culture. This is why Brennley Brown stands out, shining the light of her faith like a city on a hill.

3 Benefits of Serving in Youth Ministry

I'm not writing this to make you feel guilty for not serving. I'm writing this to those of you who have thought about serving in youth ministry, but have never really given it much thought for any number of reasons