We exist to share the Gospel in communities worldwide using radio, the Internet and other technology. Our goal hasn’t changed for nearly 75 years: seeing people’s hearts transformed by God’s grace. Back to God Ministries International is a ministry of the Christian Reformed Church. Learn More
Give a Gift
Help proclaim the Gospel and transform lives.
Sign Up for Email
Scripture Reading: Genesis 45:25-28;46:1-4, 28-30
Israel said to Joseph, “Now I am ready to die, since I have seen for myself that you are still alive.”
It’s strange, but at the worst or best of times in their lives, people sometimes say, like Jacob, that they are ready to die.
Earlier in his life Jacob had said he would welcome death because he had lost his favorite son, Joseph (Genesis 37:35). However, though he mourned and mourned and refused to be comforted, Jacob did not die out of grief.
Now, reunited with Joseph and ecstatic to have this dear son in his arms again, Jacob repeats that he is ready to die. But this time, rather than grief, he...
Under the Radar
Sounds good, doesn’t it? Summer, vacation, time away, rest, a lake—escape!
Megan and Greg and their children drove from Chicago to the Conference Point Center on the shores of Geneva Lake in Williams Bay, WI, looking forward to a peaceful family vacation. They had no idea what else God had in store for them.
“When we looked at the conference...
The rugged city in the heart of India was no place for Sukh Ram, a Hindu man, to raise his young family.
The streets were like a war-zone. Day to day life was difficult, dangerous, and full of problems. When Sukh Ram’s wife died, he was left to care for his two small children. Alone.
In times of despair, Sukh Ram hoped for something better. For...