Simon, The Sorcerer

Bible References: Acts 8:4-25

Heart of the Story: Simon the sorcerer wanted to increase his magic abilities and power by laying hands in people and having them filled with the Holy Spirit. 951 more words

Little Known Bible Characters

As We Go Through the World

As we go through the world,
We go to share the Word of God,
So that all may hear
And have a chance to believe. 592 more words

As I Come Singing

July 25 @ 2 Kings 16-20

2 Kings 16-20 (NLT link) 

Discover His heart: He accepts our worship that is untainted by the worship of any other

One afternoon several years ago I watched an interesting exchange on the Oprah Winfrey show between Oprah and guest Shirley MacLaine regarding Shirley’s religious beliefs.  563 more words

Daily Devotions

MY Way...

Have you ever watched children playing a game, maybe even a simple game, when one of them announces “You aren’t playing it right. This is MY game, and you either play it MY way, or you don’t play it at all… 962 more words


Ellen Burns - IMB Journeyman, Veracruz, Mexico

Summer vacation has officially arrived in Mexico! Because Mexico has a slightly different school year than the U.S.A., this past week was the final week of school, and a week full of graduation ceremonies. 375 more words

General Missions

The Israeli Solution: A Review (Part Two)

The Israeli Solution: A One-State Plan for Peace in the Middle East by Caroline Glick (Crown Forum, 2014)

In Part One of my review of Caroline Glick’s… 919 more words


The lost tribe of America

by Vic Rosenthal
July 9, 2015

My post about Michael Oren and American Jews brought many comments and emails…I admit to having strong opinions about some things that go against the ‘progressive’ narrative about Israel: I think Israel needs to hold on to Judea and Samaria for security reasons, because it is the spiritual and historical heartland of the Jewish people, and because we are wholly justified in this by international law. 76 more words

Israel & Middle East