The Battle To Believe

I con­sid­er myself to be an opti­mist I believe that God will take care of us, and I try to encour­age oth­ers to believe the same. However, on this occa­sion it took every ounce of strength that I had just to believe.

God Has Heard Your Prayer!

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Zechariah was a Jewish priest. He and his wife Elizabeth want­ed to have chil­dren, but Elizabeth was bar­ren. They had prayed for many years, but their prayers were not answered. Now that they were well past child­bear­ing years, it is very like­ly that they had stopped pray­ing and had accept­ed the fact that they would die child­less…

The Deaf Hear

It was cold. We were above the Arctic Circle in Siberia hold­ing evan­ge­lis­tic ser­vices. The Iron Curtain had fall­en, and the Russian peo­ple were hun­gry to hear the good news of sal­va­tion. The night before we had preached to almost sev­en hun­dred peo­ple, and many had respond­ed to the mes­sage. It was my priv­i­lege that morn­ing to have been asked to speak at a deaf and mute colony of about twen­ty peo­ple. Knowing my words would be trans­lat­ed into Russian and then con­vert­ed into sign lan­guage…

Testimonies from 15th Anniversary SEAMisT Conference

By Chuck Hall, WIM President Mary Nell and I recent­ly returned from Lapu-Lapu, Philippines. The city was named after the first Filipino hero, the native chief­tain Lapu-Lapu, who in 1521, defeat­ed the Spanish troops and killed their Portuguese leader,… Read More

Releasing Your Faith

Mark 11:21–26 has been a great encour­age­ment to me over the years. It is the account of Jesus curs­ing the fig tree. When Peter com­ment­ed on what had hap­pened to the tree, Jesus said we should have “faith in… Read More

The Everlasting Gospel or Plan B?


An author I read recent­ly was empha­siz­ing the impor­tance of hav­ing an alter­nate plan in case the orig­i­nal plan failed. He called it “Plan B.” That is good advice. We all expe­ri­ence fail­ure. No mat­ter how well we… Read More

Mysteries Revealed

I don’t know any­one who does not enjoy a sus­pense­ful mys­tery. If the nov­el or movie is a real­ly good one, the final “who­dunit” ques­tion is not answered until the last scene. Sometimes, the view­er may even be… Read More

Searching for the Gospel


Usually we think of the Good News of Christ, com­mon­ly known as The Gospel, as that por­tion of scrip­ture in Matthew, Mark, Luke, John, and the Epistles of the New Testament.  But the Good News of Christ can… Read More

The Gospel: The Power of God


For I am not ashamed of the gospel, for it is the pow­er of God for sal­va­tion to every­one who believes” (Romans 1:16). I was intro­duced to the Gospel as a young boy at the Baptist Church in Newton,… Read More

Praying in Tongues


…when Paul had laid hands on them, the Holy Spirit came upon them, and they spoke with tongues and proph­e­sied” (Acts 19:6 NKJV). I was recent­ly vis­it­ing friends whom we have known since the ear­ly 70s. My cof­fee was… Read More