October 15, 2013
Dear Friend, Have you ever noticed how it’s possible to be surrounded by people, even friends and family, and still feel like no one really sees you? Your deepest dreams, your inward struggles all remain hidden from view. Deep down, we all have a desire to be understood—for people to really get us. We long […]
August 6, 2013
This month, we prepared a newsletter to highlight several snapshots from our travels. You need to hear a couple amazing stories from places like Cambodia, Hungary and the Philippines. You need to see their faces, and so we included a couple amazing pictures, as well.
July 1, 2013
Crossing borders into unfamiliar territory bears risk. As I travel into countries where governing authorities are hostile toward Christians, I am fully aware of the evil spiritual forces working against me.
June 17, 2013
My friends warned me long before my son was born. “Nick, once you look your little boy in the eyes,” they said, “you will never be the same.”
May 6, 2013
Dear Friend,When I rolled into the empty stadium in Hungary before our public event Friday afternoon, the scene took my breath away. I stared at the rows and rows of endless empty seats cascading down toward the field where I would speak later that night.I sat there for a moment and thought about each person […]
April 3, 2013
Dear Friend: When he was just three years old, the government authorities in Hungary did not know what to do with little Szabolcs. Who would possibly care for him? Szabolcs, like me, was born without arms and legs. But, unlike me, Szabolcs was abandoned by his parents. In just a few weeks, I get to […]
March 4, 2013
Dear Friend: I am a bully’s dream. Think about it. No arms. No legs. It’s pretty hard to disguise my shocking appearance. And it’s like I wear a target over my heart just awaiting the fiery darts from a mean-spirited bully. I have learned to ignore hurtful comments in adulthood, but when I was in […]
February 5, 2013
As followers of Jesus Christ, God has instilled a flame of hope within us. A supernatural glow. A light of joy and hope that cannot be explained nor ignored. What a privilege to shine His light wherever He leads us!
December 31, 2012
At this very moment, someone in a distant land is waiting on us to tell him or her about Jesus. These unsuspecting people have no idea that God will be using you to deliver the message through World Outreach. But someday, perhaps in heaven, they will thank you for stepping out beyond your fears and touching their hearts with the hope of God’s love.
December 3, 2012
The birth of Jesus was the ultimate gesture of generosity. Nothing compares to this gift at Christmastime!
True generosity always comes at a price. God gave up His Son to live among us and He did so knowing it would eventually lead to the cross. Christmas points to Calvary.