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by Sunday, 25 March 2018 23:11

The Great Banquet in Potomac Valley

"The Son of Man did not come to be served, but to serve, and to give his life as a ransom for many." –Mark 10:45

"When you give a banquet, invite the poor, the crippled, the lame, and the blind, and you will be blessed. Although they cannot repay you, you will be repaid at the resurrection of the righteous." –Luke 14:13-14

by Sunday, 25 March 2018 22:40

Army Officer Baptized in Columbus, Georgia

Our little church planting in Auburn/Tuskegee (ATCC) is making a big impact (13 baptisms in 2017). Dozens of students at the HBCU campus of Tuskegee University have been baptized in the last four years. This multi-racial church is a light to all of Alabama and the Deep South.

by Sunday, 25 March 2018 09:26

New Release - Overcome: A story of intervention, rescue, and redemption

This week the book Overcome: A Story of Intervention, Rescue, and Redemption; Our Cancer Survivorship Journey was released. Authored by Glen and Debbie Kirkpatrick, disciples in the San Diego Church of Christ, Overcome is an incredible story of repeated crushing news, events answered with despair then courage, perseverance, sacrifice, faith, hope, but mostly love.

by Sunday, 25 March 2018 08:46

The Training Ministry of Jesus

I (Steve Kinnard) teach at the Rocky Mountain School of Ministry and Theology. Not only do I teach there, but I also learn from my students. One of my students, Don Downs, turned in an excellent contribution about the ministry of Jesus training his disciples in Galilee. I asked for his permission to share his article with all of you, and he graciously gave me permission. Here is Don's article:

by Sunday, 25 March 2018 08:24

Idolatry: Using God’s Word for Codependency

The word codependency has a bad rep these days. Many psychologists think the word stigmatizes spouses of adulterers or sexual addicts who are already traumatized by their partners' sins. Telling these victimized spouses they have a socially-transmitted "disease" is like kicking them when they're already down.

by Thursday, 22 March 2018 21:25

Church Planting in Oregon Slated for 2019

Are you ready to be part of a mission team? Come to Bend, Oregon! Bend is a recreational paradise, with skiing, hiking, climbing, biking, camping, kayaking, and even surfing. Your spiritual adventure awaits, no matter where you are in life!

by Thursday, 22 March 2018 10:00

Miracles at UConn

But whatever were gains to me I now consider lossfor the sake of Christ.What is more, I consider everything a loss because of the surpassing worth of knowing Christ Jesus my Lord, for whose sake I have lost all things. – Philippians 3:3-11

God is bringing miracles to the University of Connecticut women’s basketball team in Storrs, Connecticut.

This story begins in June 2016, when Azurá Stevens (pictured at right) decided to transfer from Duke University to the University of Connecticut after her sophomore year to further her collegiate basketball career and to renew her relationship with God. She became a disciple of Jesus in high school and was a faithful member of the Triangle Church of Christ in Raleigh, North Carolina for years. However, at the time Azurá was struggling in her righteousness and needed to relocate. At Duke she was an All-ACC First Team NCAA basketball player.

by Wednesday, 21 March 2018 21:56

International News Bulletin March 25, 2018

Here is the INB for this week!

The International News Bulletin is a service to help connect disciples and churches around the world. Each week we present a new template dated for the coming Sunday. You can now provide your group an international news with your local news included.

Just download this template which has news from around the world and links to more stories on DisciplesToday.org. For the other side of your bulletin, you can download the attached template for local news and stories in your ministry, house church, etc. This makes for an easy "Page 2" for your local congregation's bulletin! If you already have a bulletin, you can simply print the INB as a two-sided insert to your current publication.

by Saturday, 17 March 2018 14:14

Good News Video from Philippines Churches

With theme "IGNITE" 2017 was an encouraging year for the Philippine churches as God lit our hearts and our minds through various church activities and miracles that have impacted us throughout the year.

by Saturday, 17 March 2018 12:11

California Church Seeks Lead Ministry Couple

The Temecula Valley Church of Christ in Southern California is offering a great opportunity for a mature, experienced, transparent couple who feel called to serve in the full-time ministry and lead our 100 plus member church.