In Exodus 3, God calls Moses to be his spokesperson. What is Moses’ reaction? Is he honoured and humbled? Is he excited and overwhelmed? No. Moses says, “Who am I to go to the king and lead your people out of Egypt?” Saul reminds me of Moses when Samuel tells him not to worry about the donkeys, that everything valuable in Israel now belongs to Saul and his family. I can just see Saul looking incredulous, “Why are you telling me this? We’re nobody!”Read More
Did you know that the largest student movement in the world is comprised of followers of Jesus? Spanning more than 154 countries, this movement is diverse in size, ethnicity, culture and language.
Called the International Fellowship of Evangelical Students, this movement is just one of the many ways Peter’s sermon and Joel’s prophecy has been realized in our world.Read More Holy Spirit, mission
The response to Peter’s message about the death and resurrection of Jesus was dramatic. “What shall we do?” asked his hearers. “Turn back to God,” Peter replied. “Your sins will be forgiven.”
With this story, Luke tells his audience that the long-awaited day has arrived.Read More behaviour, love, mission, momentum, repentance, resurrection
Imagine you adventured alongside Peter and John in the first century. Jesus spoke with you after his resurrection. You were there when Peter and John healed the broken body of a poor beggar in Jesus’ name. But that healing created such an uproar that you were jailed by authorities and told never to speak about Jesus again. You decided to disregard their warning, take the risk, and obey God instead.Read More discernment, mission, obedience, witness