Lessons within the book of Ruth in the Old Testament

Austine Smith September 12, 2019

Reviewing lessons from the Book of Ruth


The Book of Ruth that traces particular events in the life of a Hebrew family teaches many important lessons that are relevant in today’s life. This book, which is a short read, is one of only two Bible books that have been named after women (the other one being Esther). Given below are some lessons from t . . .

God's plan - God has ways of telling you about His plan

Austine Smith September 6, 2019

Comprehending what God has planned for you

God has a plan for every person even before s/he is born (Galatians 1:15).  The first step in following God’s plan is to believe that He has everything under His control and His sovereignty will guide one exactly where He wants him/her to go. Those who often wonder “how do I know God's plan for me?” should u . . .

Famous missionaries you need to know about

Austine Smith August 29, 2019

Prominent missionaries in history

Missionaries are an integral part of the Christian history and stories of famous missionaries have been inspiring generations to serve and share the word of God with the world. Missionaries aren’t born with outstanding talents or exceptional gifts always. They’re like simple people who let God guide their steps complete . . .

Kids wearing plastic bottle slippers – the true face of poverty

Austine Smith August 22, 2019

Water bottles as slippers – Reviewing the harsh reality of extreme poverty

Things like children wearing plastic bottle slippers may sound absurd in advanced countries but it’s the harsh reality in some poor and/or devastated countries. There the extremely poor live on the sidelines without support, watching prosperity and economic growth pass them by. T . . .

How is life as a missionary in Haiti

Austine Smith August 15, 2019

Comprehending life of a missionary in Haiti

There’re some people who want to become a missionary because they think that the life of a missionary is full of adventure. In addition, ideas like the prospect of living abroad, getting engaged with a different culture etc make them even more enthusiastic.

However, in reality, the life of missionaries may no . . .

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