In a pop culture world dominated by sex and violence, it is getting more and more difficult to inspire children and teenagers to read the Bible, let alone follow Jesus. If we expect to reach the youth, we need to speak their language. Our ministry (Beartruth Collective) is doing just that in the form of super cool and contemporary Christian comic books!
Though I have been on this Earth for 32 years, I am 13 years old at heart. I still love comic books, comic book movies,…Continue
Maybe as you read this you will identify with parts of it.
Maybe you will notice this in your friends and family.
Maybe God will use this to pray better for yourself, others and me.
I request your best prayers for me about these matters.
I am convinced that as you pray…Continue
Each January I ask the Lord for a new spiritual focus for the year. I pray the theme will increasingly permeate my life as the months go by. Here are recent themes...A Slave of Christ (2013), Better to Give Than to Get (2014), …Continue
Added by Clyde Taber on January 31, 2017 at 9:30pm — No Comments
What follows began as a collection of a few links to online resources that might help some friends. Then as I did that I recalled more and more resources. This has become an initial draft of an ebook. For a very long time I have planned to make short videos of each such resources with keyword tags.
There is more I…
Added by John S. Oliver on December 19, 2016 at 4:23pm — No Comments
After the U.S. government spent millions of dollars on the 9/11 Report they had a significant problem - no one was reading it. That is, until Hill & Wang published a graphic novel that popularized and made the voluminous report understandable to lay people. Following in that vein, central Florida based media group Kingstone (www.kingstone.co) recently published the Kingstone Bible, the most complete graphic adaptation of the Bible ever done. Some of…Continue
Based on my observations it seems that the role and responsibilities of a mother are very many. It seems that it is tough enough to be a mother during most of the year. But then during the holidays there are yet more tasks piled on for juggling and completing with a smile.
I genuinely care deeply about all mothers. That includes mothers of infants, mothers of adult children and grandmothers.
It is not…Continue
Added by John S. Oliver on December 5, 2016 at 4:45pm — No Comments
Our Mobile Ministry Forum team met in Fort Washington, Pennsylvania at the end of the summer. Several of us had the chance to visit Valley Forge, the winter encampment that nearly broke the resolve of the American Army. I wanted to learn more than I knew from field trips and elementary school textbooks so I read…Continue
Added by Clyde Taber on November 22, 2016 at 7:30pm — No Comments
Moving Works is a nonprofit ministry that partners with the body of Christ to make and share films that praise God, promote mission, and proclaim the Gospel. Every film is given away for free in order to most effectively encourage and equip the global church to share the message of Jesus…Continue
30 Ways to Better Reach New People and Engage Your Audience
This podcast by Story Brand http://buildingastorybrand.com/minisode-4/ gives an overview of an abundance of options you can use to improve your story telling that will improve the connections and interactions with your…Continue
Added by John S. Oliver on October 17, 2016 at 3:02pm — No Comments
Every year, We Are Social produces an amazing report on digital, social and mobile usage around the world. I encourage you to look through the first 25 slides in the slidedeck below.
The key statistics for digital, social, and mobile media in 2016 are:
- 3.42 billion internet users, equaling 46% global penetration;
- 2.31 billion social media users, delivering 31% global penetration;
- 3.79 billion…
Added by Clyde Taber on September 28, 2016 at 6:30pm — No Comments
Hi Everyone, I've just joined the Virtual Story Network. I've recently been learning how to use iMovie on my iMac, with a view to making some short films or animations. I've also recently been helping a friend with his Drive-In Church , see: www.facebook.com/DriveinChurchAlness
Added by Geoff Hall on July 25, 2016 at 3:45pm — No Comments
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Following more than a year of research, Media Impact International (MII) is releasing its report on Media Response & Follow-up in the Greater Middle East.
The vision has been to enhance the Kingdom of God by ensuring that when someone responds to Christian media, that there are effective systems and people in place to come alongside those…Continue
Added by David Benware on July 7, 2016 at 11:00pm — No Comments
Good News Productions, International is an international media ministry. We are looking
for a highly motivated self-starter to join our leadership team full time in Joplin, Missouri.
We are seeking a person who is able to manage multiple projects with short deadlines
and little supervision. GNPI is in the process of launching several new initiatives in web
and social media platforms, so we are looking for someone well versed in digital media
Added by Sian Vines on June 23, 2016 at 9:38am — No Comments
Added by Cal Curtis on June 2, 2016 at 6:00am — No Comments
I have told many stories about my journey before and after coming to saving faith. There were highlights like the morning I came forward for prayer about my new job when an elder at an Assembly of God church. At that moment I could not speak. He asked if I had received Jesus Christ as my Savior. I shook my head no. He asked if he could pray for me and I shook my head yes. Then he began to lead me in the sinner prayer and suddenly I could pray. While I was pray…Continue
Added by John S. Oliver on June 1, 2016 at 5:32pm — No Comments
I am forever grateful for the relationship God gave me with my mother.
She was a caring person.
Her guidance and example led me to have a love of learning. Thanks to her example I have come to highly value reading and libraries.
She had been an elementary school…Continue
Added by John S. Oliver on May 5, 2016 at 10:23am — No Comments
This project arose from the dream of a missionary and aims…Continue
Added by Paulo Silas Martins Junior on April 27, 2016 at 1:00am — No Comments