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9/1 *FEELING HOPELESS
We all feel hopeless sometimes, don’t we? Film-maker ALEX KENDRICK encourages us about finding hope in a relationship with Jesus Christ.
9/2 YOUR STORY
LEAH ADAMS spent much of her turbulent childhood in foster homes. She shares how coming to Christ, after being loved and restored by a family, changed her life.
9/3 BE SENSITIVE
A willingness to put aside your plans can make us sensitive to the needs of others. CRAWFORD LORITTS relates one experience where he’s glad he paid attention.
9/4 RELATIONSHIP KEY
So… just how can you best encourage your kids to follow Jesus Christ? LEE STROBEL says it’s your own relationship with them that’s crucial.
It’s amazing, isn’t it, how God can bring people into our lives to encourage us, right when we need it the most. JON STEINGUARD (Hawk Nelson) says Kim and Kerry were once such couple in his life.
9/8 SOCIAL MEDIA
God is using social media to reach the world in a new way. MARK GAUTHIER, head of Campus Ministries with Cru, shares some examples of how college students are using it to reach out.
9/9 DEVOTED TO PRAYER
There are so many difficulties we face in life. And prayer should always be our “first resort” …not our last. Film-maker STEPHEN KENDRICK talks about the power of prayer.
Sharing personal struggles... DEBBIE McGOLDRICK shares how her experiences can help point people to Jesus Christ.
He went from playing in the NFL to practicing law. God’s direction in life for CHARLES EMANUEL wasn’t clear at first. He shares his journey with us.
9/14 PRAYER ANYWHERE
How can parents help their children see God as part of their daily lives? JAN FOREMAN shares what that looked like in her family.
9/15 SET AN EXAMPLE
Are you demonstrating your need for Jesus in front of your kids? Spirit-filled parenting is a tall order. DAVID THOMAS explains.
9/16 MAKING A DIFFERENCE
Ever thought about the way you live your life … and the influence you can have on the people around you? KYLE IDLEMAN explains the difference your life can really make.
The scriptures tell us we fulfill the Law of Christ by bearing one another’s burdens. LYNN CORY shares about the joy of caring for people.
9/18 ZANY WITNESS
God made each of us to reflect Him in unique ways. LAINE CRAFT shares how her laughter and zaniness can attract others.
9/21 COMMUNICATION DEVICES
God’s word and prayer have had a profound effect on singer KB. KEVIN BURGESS (KB) discusses how both have influenced his faith.
Do some tasks in life seem absolutely daunting? CHRISTINE CAINE helps us understand how to accept God’s call on our lives.
9/23 I'LL NEVER FORGET
MELANIE SHANKLE looks fondly to the times she and her husband ministered to high school youth. But when she meets them as adults today, the memories become even sweeter.
9/24 LIFE JOURNEY
For MARY DeMUTH God took her on a healing journey… from a turbulent past to a brighter future.
9/25 SEEING GOD DAILY
Imagery... God uses it to speak to us daily. GREG STOUGHTON of Cru shares a few examples with us.
9/28 EFFECTIVE EVANGELISM
Community is important… and sharing the love of Jesus Christ with people in your community is even more important. Pastor MARK FOREMAN says partnering with others is essential.
9/29 NOT ABOUT US
As we know, the Bible isn’t about you and me, and what we’re doing. It’s really about God and what He’s done. Author SALLY LLOYD JONES explains.
9/30 DIFFICULT TIMES
How can you comfort people who are going through difficult times? MAX LUCADO give us a great place to begin.
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9/1 *AT 35,000 FEET
Faith conversations can happen at any time, can’t they. It’s important to always be ready. DR JERRY WILES knows God can use him to share with people... even at 35,000 feet.
9/2 ENGAGING THRU STORY
Everybody loves a good story don’t they? Cru’s SCOTT CROCKER shares how he uses story to engage the people he meets.
9/3 SHARING OPPORTUNITIES
Anytime, Anywhere, God can give you opportunities to share Him! JON BURNHAM, who once played for the Baltimore Orioles, tells us our willingness to be obedient is all that God requires.
Singer GINNY OWENS has faced a lot of dark times in her life. Perhaps her blindness is one of the darkest. Ginny shares what God has taught her though her vulnerability.
9/7 YOUTHFUL INFLUENCE
For BETH SMITH certain people have had a profound influence on her faith in God. She says the youth pastor made a positive impression along the way in her faith journey.
Grace... Pastor and author MAX LUCADO has seen first-hand how God’s grace changes lives. He gives us some examples.
Prayer … for musician JASON BARE, it’s one of his earliest memories. He talks about the dramatic impact his father’s prayers had on his life.
9/10 IS YOUR LIGHT SHINING?
How can God’s Light be evident in your daily life? ADAM STADTMILLER says John chapter 9 explains just what that means and the difference shining His Light can make.
Maybe you’re living out a “prayer – care – share” lifestyle already, but if you’re not, DALLAS ANDERSON describes just what that looks like. (photo courtesy of KXLG)
How do we prepare for spiritual conversations with those around us? JASON BENHAM gives us some suggestions drawn from personal experience.
Making a difference for Christ … in Hollywood? PHIL COOKE shares what he’s been seeing recently.
9/16 RELATIONSHIP STRUGGLES
We all face struggles, don’t we... especially when it comes to relationships. Musician REV DR BYRON SPRADLIN shares how God deepened his relationship with the Lord... and with his wife.
9/17 POWER OF PRAYER
After a horrific car accident, JIM MAXIM's life was left hanging in the balance. But His mother understood the importance of prayer and called out to God in her son’s time of need.
9/18 GOD'S WORD
Meditating on God’s Word is a great way to search for God’s plan for your life! GARY SMALLEY shares an example.
Leadership. It’s something God challenges all of us to prepare for. Orlando Magic Senior VP PAT WILLIAMS explains.
Conflict in relationships is something we all deal with. TIM DOWNS, who has written about that very subject, explains.
9/23 GOD'S PROMISES
No matter what … We can always rely on God’s promises, can’t we. SHEILA WALSH discusses why she knows this is true.
9/24 PERFECTION EXPECTATION
Good news! God doesn't expect you to be perfect! It’s so freeing to realize that. HOLLEY GERTH relates how she’s learning to seek growth instead of perfection even though growing can be messy, slow and unpredictable.
We all have certain weaknesses, don’t we? But through them, we can grow stronger. Recording artist JASON GRAY, who has a speech challenge, explains how God can use our handicaps for His glory.
9/28 FAITH STORY
You may have grown up in the church, or come to faith in Christ later on; but either way, you have a life-changing story to tell. NATALIE GRANT shares hers.
God can use you in unexpected ways to be a Light for Him. Duck Dynasty’s AL ROBERTSON tells us about one instance that occurred during a day of television filming.
9/30 BOLDNESS TO SHARE
Whether you are an introvert or an extrovert …evangelism can be scary no matter what your personality type might be. KATIE CROFT BERGLEE explains.