Torn Between Love and Abuse

Nov 14, 2018 • English

Elizabeth (name changed) is torn when she looks back on her 27 years of marriage. “It’s like my husband is two different people,” she said. Both Elizabeth and her husband had turned their lives around from, as Elizabeth described it, “a life of horrible binges of alcohol and being mentally...

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New Prayer and Support Group for Women

Oct 26, 2018 • English

Do you know a woman caught in a struggling marriage? In early October, Family Fire launched a private Facebook group specifically for women who want to pray for their marriages to improve. The online ministry met a huge need. Within 24 hours, nearly 300 women signed up for the encouragement...

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Music Opens Doors to Hindi and English Ministry

Aug 27, 2018 • English, Hindi

Tapan’s hobby was listening to music on his radio. But God used that for so much more. Tapan lives in West Bengal, a state in India where nearly 70 percent of the people adhere to Hinduism, and where Islam is the fastest-growing religion. Yet, through efforts in part by Back...

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Engaging Your Community

Jul 25, 2018 • English

Members of Bethel CRC in Acton, Ont., strive to be a part of their community. But they realize their communications haven't always reflected that mission. Bethel CRC is located in the heart of Acton outside the greater Toronto area. “We’re in a good location with a good amount of traffic...

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Turning a (Kids) Corner in Children’s Ministry

Jun 22, 2018 • English

Chamy might be a fictional lizard, but her story is having real-life effects on young Christians like Rachel. Rachel has been following Chamy’s story, along with other lizards from the reptilian town of Terrene, through the Kid’s Corner audio drama and corresponding Bible studies. Kid’s Corner explores the Bible’s main...

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Missional Living through Media

May 16, 2018 • English

Bethany Keeley-Jonker spends a lot of her time following pop culture, but not because she’s keeping up with the Kardashians.  Bethany is a professor of communication at Trinity Christian College in Palos Heights, IL, where she regularly explores God’s role in media with her students. She also writes for ReFrame...

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Free Food from Jesus

Feb 28, 2018 • English

Hands of Hope of Illinois is a Community Assistance Program whose mission is to assist in God’s business of caring for His children. “Our main objective is to share the Gospel through the giving of food,” notes their website. Hands of Hope delivers an average of 90,000 lbs. of food...

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Today Brings Hope to Life Behind Bars

Feb 02, 2018 • English

William is an inmate serving a life sentence. Though there may be differences between many of us and William, there is one similarity. Each morning, in his cell, William starts his day by reading the scriptures and his copy of Today. “Your Today devotional inspires me in God’s Word each...

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What I'm Supposed to Do

Jan 26, 2018 • English

Lance Orton doesn’t like to be in the limelight. The 61-year-old Vietnam vet is a humble man “just trying to be who God wants me to be.” “It took me a long time to get where I am spiritually, and I have a long way to go,” he says. Lance...

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Today Readers Give Back

Jan 22, 2018 • English

Chris was born in Pajakumbuk, Indonesia in August, 1937. She moved to the Netherlands in 1955, and later immigrated to Nova Scotia with a family who became her in-laws. Because their farm was too far away from a church for them to attend worship regularly, Kentville Christian Reformed Church (CRC)...

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