Laugh and cry with the Unrefined Connor family—slaves to the farm and mechanic work that is their means of survival, chained by guilt and fear, trapped by despair and worry. Some will come to see their difficulties as a refining process. None will survive unscathed—if they survive at all.
For many years, no one spoke to me about my birth and adoption, and all I could find out was through some grapevine gossip. My life with all its unanswered questions has been blessed beyond measure, showing that God is in control of our lives. I still know nothing about my birth father, but I am certain I have a heavenly Father, Who has made me His child by faith in His Son, Jesus Christ, and has adopted me into His family with full rights of sonship.
Losing your job creates a new opportunity to discover God’s plans for your future. This is great news. Not because you will land that dream job, but because you will discover God’s will for your life, and by doing so you will sense genuine fulfillment as He fulfills His plans through you.
Tessa yearns for freedom – and something else. Then a neighbor introduces her to God and salvation through Christ. But will faith be enough? Can she overcome the forces that bind her before it’s too late?
After an argument with his grandmother, Tyler decided to run away. “I’ll show them I can take care of myself.” Tyler Andrews doesn’t need anyone! What would happen when Cody and Jenna find him? What would happen when he meets Melody? Will these neighbor kids turn him in?
Fearfully and desperately wanting to hide my mistakes and deny the unwanted, I chose what seemed to be the easiest answer. I chose death, and then I moved into the aftermath of my choice. No one told me what my choice would do to my heart. No one told me that my choice was, in fact, a death sentence for my baby.
A bold leader decided to follow Jesus’ teachings, resulting in a powerful ministry that has his entire congregation serving the desolate, the hungry, and the sick. Learn how your church can follow Jesus today, no matter your budget or how stale your current ministry “programs,” and in spite of opposition.