With the Humility of a Child
by Chris Tiegreen
Granted the authority of the Kingdom and being placed at top levels of the spiritual pecking order of the universe, we could develop a superiority complex. And we would, except for one thing: That isn’t the nature of the King.
Wielding all authority, Jesus came to serve. In spite of all His accomplishments and glory, He’s humble. He’s worthy of everything, but He doesn’t demand our hearts. He invites us into His blessings. We share in His authority because He generously allows us to do so.
Not only is humility the nature of the King, it’s also the...
In the small, landlocked African country of Malawi, a majority of girls will not finish primary school. Most of their families live on less than $1 per day, staggering under the weight of crop failure, rampant government corruption, and the HIV/AIDs pandemic. Given the cost of secondary education and high rate of adolescent pregnancy, Malawian girls have a slim chance of remaining in school past eighth grade.
Fortunately, while they are still in primary school, Malawian girls in more than two dozen public schools have the opportunity to hear Bible teaching through Walk Thru the Bible instructors. By training local leaders to reach their own people in Chichewa, the local language, Walk Thru the Bible Southern Africa is making an impact on young girls like Memory and Lydia.
Memory, a fifth grader at Katelera Primary School (pictured), has developed faith in Christ as she learns about biblical characters whose...
This month, please pray for the following:
- Praise that the recent training conference for our North American leaders was productive and encouraging.
- Pray that as our North American leaders begin to teach otLIVE, God would present opportunities to reach new audiences.
- Pray that our new resource on the life of King Josiah, called Revolution: How Millennials Can Change the World, will ignite passion for the Bible wherever it is used.
Please don't forget that we offer free resources on our website that will help ignite your passion for God's Word.