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  • Guides Needed: Please Apply in Life

    Rachel Chimits
    August 16, 2019

    At the very beginning, God made all humans with two very important requirements, whether we like it or not.

    Southwest of Colorado Springs is a hill simply known to many as “the Incline.”

    Originally a railway track, the wooden ties form a rough-hewn stairway and a grueling climb that gains over 2,000 feet of elevation—topping at 8,600 feet above sea level—in under a mile. It has become a popular destination for Olympians, military cadets and fitness enthusiasts.

  • Treasuring the Small Beginnings

    Rachel Chimits
    August 9, 2019

    Even if God asks us to do something that seems small or dangerous or just plain strange, we will miss out on spectacular results if we fail to follow his call.

    Most people are probably not familiar with Zerubbabel. He doesn’t typically feature in the Sunday school Bible lessons alongside Noah, Moses and Jesus.

  • A Problem With Social Justice

    Rachel Chimits
    August 7, 2019

    Our God is deeply interested in integrity and justness, but being an agent of those virtues in the world as a believer can be a troubling task.

    What do you think of when someone mentions “social justice”?

    Is it affordable healthcare for everyone? Better education for students and higher salaries for teachers? Food for malnourished children? Access to clean water? Uncensored internet?

  • Rifts Mending in Kenya

    Rachel Chimits
    August 6, 2019

    In a place torn apart by decades-long conflict, pastors and village leaders are working to finally bring unity.

    The Rift Valley is the crucible of Kenya’s tribal conflicts and often the site of confrontations among rival ethnic political groups.

  • A Prayer Warrior in India

    Rachel Chimits
    August 2, 2019

    One woman’s miraculous encounter with God planted a sturdy faith in her that would withstand terrible persecution and loss.

    Jahnavi’s neighbors brought her to a church that is World Challenge’s partner because she was demon possessed. Her family had ignored the issue, simply ascribing her strange behavior to a spiritual affliction from one of their thousands of gods.