Bible App for Kids hits 10 MILLION!

Number of Roku players sold in the U.S. Number of paying Spotify subscribers worldwide Approximate cost in U.S. dollars for a 60-second ad in a Super Bowl game Number of music units sold to earn a Diamond® Award from the RIAA® Number of beetles estimated to live in the tropics according to the Erwin study On Thanksgiving […]

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4 ways to protect children from sexual abuse

It sickens me to read the headlines of at least a thousand children sexually abused by “safe” adults within the Catholic church in Pennsylvania. There are likely hundreds, even thousands more. Unfortunately, silence due to shame, fear, or lack of reporting prevent true numbers from being counted. UNICEF estimates that anywhere between 500 million and 1.5 […]

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What’s Our Dilemma?

Thankful for fellow missions pioneer, Steve Saint, lending his voice in today’s guest post! My aptitude is in business. My education is in finance. My heart is in missions. Growing up in three cultures, I’m afraid I’m not typical of any one society but I appreciate what is best about many. I love so many […]

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Sexual assault and the church

In the U.S. [1], child abuse is reported every 10 seconds. Neglect is the most common form of abuse, followed by a short margin between the next most common physical and sexual abuse[2] categories. When you consider that child abuse is vying to outpace the commonality of cancer, it must be considered as an epidemic […]

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Spiritually vibrant teens more likely to “stand strong” against negative influences

Often in the non-profit ministry world, we are challenged on how we approach life transformation. Skeptics question whether God’s Word can really be enough to affect people’s destinies. Critics scoff and say we need to do more than proclaim God’s Word to impact young people. There are hundreds of organizations that believe social justice and […]

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“Who likes Sunday School?”

My dad stood in front of a group of believers and fired; “raise your hand if you like Sunday school.” People shuffled uncomfortably, and a few sidelong glances were exchanged before a few hesitant hands went up. He shocked everyone to attention as he replied, slightly tongue-in-cheek, “Well, I don’t like Sunday school either. I […]

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