Judy Gaskin, an Alliance missionary in Indonesia for nearly 45 years, talks about being a “hillbilly from Alabama” from a dysfunctional family. Saved through the love of an Alliance pastor’s wife, Judy pursued her call to overseas children’s ministry, through which thousands of children have come to Christ. “God delights in using the simple things, someone ordinary like me, to do great things for Him,” she concludes. For more of her story, see “Judy’s Kids” in the January/February 2017 issue of Alliance Life magazine.Watch video
Recorded at Wheaton College after John spoke to 2,000 Hmong youth, this video blog recalls an emotionally low moment from John’s life in 2009 and a promise he made to God. If only he and his wife, Joanna, knew then what they know now, John says, “we would have lived with our heads a little higher and prayers a little bolder.”Watch video
This month, John talks with Melissa (Mel) MacDonald, C&MA Children’s Disciplemaking consultant, about several key qualities of a great Christian leader. He also describes his respect for the influential prophet Jeremiah’s authenticity, and Mel introduces the C&MA Children’s Disciplemaking Leadership Certificate.Watch video
A.W. Tozer reads Acts 1:8, the theme verse of Alliance missions.
A student in Paris, France, explains how architecture and Christian community brought him passion and joy in the midst of his emptiness.
Lily from Sarajevo, Bosnia, tells how she found Christ and a church family after her husband’s death.
Danny Amos, who spent 50 years in prison, found community and purpose for his life because of the compassion of an Alliance church in Wisconsin. For more of his story, see “Freely Forgiven” in the January/February 2017 issue of Alliance Life magazine.
Melissa MacDonald and John Stumbo discuss the importance of humility in a great leader.
A pastor in Baghdad shares how the Lord is working in lives despite threats of terrorism and persecution.
An Alliance pastor in Côte d’Ivoire challenges the North American church to remember its legacy and history of missions.
At LIFE 2016, Jefferson Bethke challenges students to see themselves as children of God and live in His freedom.
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