This week, listen to the OYC Guys share their stories and convictions on the latest episode of the ICOC Weekly Podcast hosted by Rich Bartoli. You can listen to this episode and many more episodes on the podcast's website at www.icocweeklypodcast.com.
We hear people say "Carpe Diem!" or "YOLO!", but do we have the same attitude towards stepping out on faith and glorifying God? The OYC Guys share why going earlier will give you more time to do ministry and why that can lead to a long lasting impact on the mission field.
New Content on the One Year Challenge Blog:Missionary Zeal What is zeal? It is the kind of passionate and jealous love that a man has for his wife. People show this kind of love for all sorts of temporary things. As Christians, however, we should have zeal for the things that are eternal.
Prioritize Godliness What does it take to plant a church? Skills? Knowledge? More than any of these things is godliness.
God Uses Our Suffering God uses our suffering to transform and refine us. He uses it to help us become more dependent on Him and less dependent on ourselves.
Great Images: A Summary of Hebrews Learn about the big ideas in the book of Hebrews in this visual summary.
What We're Reading Today From Paul David Tripp's Instruments In the Redeemer's Hands: "Mark records Jesus' words this way: 'The time has come. The kingdom of God is near. Repent and believe the good news!' It is tempting to think that this is merely Jesus' way of introducing himself, but this announcement is more than that. It gives all of us who endure the harsh realities of the Fall the only valid reason to get up in the morning. It offers hope that is wonderfully practical and intensely personal." Each week we post a selection from a book disciples considering going on a One Year Challenge could read as part of their preparation.
Monday Music: Songs from OYC Sites Around the World This Week's Monday Music is in Haitian Creole! Learn more about our OYC site in Haiti here!