September 08 2016
When we look around us, we see violence, oppression, persecution, poverty, injustice, and division in the world. In the midst of this evil, we cry out, “how long shall the wicked exult?” (Psalm 94:3, ESV).
Your Word tells us of men and women across the ages who walked faithfully in the midst of trials and suffering: Noah, Moses, Abraham, Sarah, Rahab, and many more. Though they
August 24 2016
Announcements, Newsletters, US Church Training
A pesar de que se habla sobre los desafíos que enfrenta la iglesia en los Estados Unidos, existe una tendencia interesante que a menudo se pasa por alto: la iglesia de los Estados Unidos cada día es más diversa. En particular la iglesia latina continúa creciendo a un ritmo acelerado.
A Marcos Bowers, especialista en Currículo en el Centro Chalmers, le apasiona
August 16 2016
Newsletters, US Church Training
Last month, our growing network of Faith & Finances Lead Trainers traveled from around the country to join the Chalmers Center team for a weekend retreat in Chattanooga, TN. For the first time, the entire group gathered to connect with each other, fellowship with our staff, and share stories of how God is working through financial education. The retreat was a chance to share food and play games together—but more importantly, to
July 08 2016
In first-century Antioch, Your church was known for powerfully demonstrating Your Son’s work of making all things new. Acts 4:33 says, “And with great power the apostles were giving their testimony to the resurrection of the Lord Jesus, and great grace was upon them all.”
Father, we often struggle to see this great power and great grace today. We know that You are
May 31 2016
Imagine: a family of refugees arrives at your church one Sunday morning. They’re new to the country and have seemingly nothing. What would your church do?
In 2007, that’s what happened at Southbridge Fellowship* in Raleigh, NC. A family from the Karen people group of Myanmar came to a Sunday service. In the following weeks, more and more Karen refugees came to Southbridge. These families were new arrivals in