Come and See: Discovering the Kingdom of God in Unexpected Places

Come and See: Discovering the Kingdom of God in Unexpected Places

“God sightings” is a spiritual practice that helps us notice God’s presence in the most challenging or unlikely places.

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Formed and Equipped: How God Prepares Us for Kingdom Work

Formed and Equipped: How God Prepares Us for Kingdom Work

Far from being at odds with Kingdom action, contemplative practices—which encourage us simply to rest with and in God—are tools God uses to shape us for the Kingdom work he calls us to.

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What If We’re All Addicts: Finding Freedom from Cultural Captivity

What If We’re All Addicts: Finding Freedom from Cultural Captivity

Addictions to things that seem good (and are applauded by our culture) may be taking us captive—and Jesus wants us free.

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Living Under the True King

Living Under the True King

The message of the Kingdom is everywhere in the gospels. How is this central message of Jesus meant to impact and shape each of our lives?

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Looking Beneath the Surface: Discovering the Power of God in Iraq

Looking Beneath the Surface: Discovering the Power of God in Iraq

In God’s Kingdom, an unspeakable power—far greater than any kingdom or power of this world—is at work. But we often have to look beneath the surface of things to find it.

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Always Beginning Again

Always Beginning Again

Which best describes your spiritual life? An achievement mindset or a practitioner mindset? Your perspective may be impacting your spiritual growth.

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Stale Loaves and Smelly Fish: The Paradox of God’s Redeeming Grace

Stale Loaves and Smelly Fish: The Paradox of God’s Redeeming Grace

God can and will use all things—even the parts of ourselves we would rather hide. What would happen if we offered all of ourselves, even the imperfect and unlovely, to God?

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Finding God in Diversity

Finding God in Diversity

Differences (language, culture, origin), far from being a hindrance to our worship of God, are an essential factor in our ability to bring glory to God’s name. So how do we learn to embrace them?

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The Heart Speaks Louder Than Words

The Heart Speaks Louder Than Words

When it comes to ministering across cultures, there is one factor that matters more than all others: the state of your heart. Ethne Director Jody Hovda shares three common heart conditions that get in the way and how to address them.

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Prayer: The Sacred Dialogue

Prayer: The Sacred Dialogue

Years into her walk with Christ, Myra was surprised to discover that prayer could be more than a monologue where she talked to Jesus and expected him to listen; it could actually become a sacred dialogue where the two of them talked with each other.

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