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I love Star Wars. Really, I probably love Star Wars too much. I grew up in a family that greatly enjoyed the original trilogy, so some of my earliest memories involve watching them, rewinding the VHS tapes, and watching them again. As I entered college and the workforce, I began collecting the books—further adventures of the iconic characters. I could tell you some ridiculously obscure trivia about each character, planet, film, spaceship, etc. ad infinitum if you had the grace and patience to listen. I’ve laughed and cried over the plights of Luke, Leia, Han, Lando, Chewbacca, and the droids.
Stephanie, Render Project Coordinator at Faith Comes By Hearing, shares the exciting vision of oral Bible translation—communities with no written language will be counted among those standing before the throne of God in the Last Day!
Imagine this: You’re sitting on a worn, wooden bench—or even the floor—of a tiny church in a rural community. Maybe you walked hours just to be here, carrying the weight of the troubles from this past week into this place of rest. Your feet hurt, your lips are dry, and your soul is longing for that precious Word of God to be spoken into your heart so that you may be refreshed once again.
A recent Barna group study found that 51% of churchgoers are not familiar with the term “Great Commission.”
Hold on a second…
Over half of churchgoers don’t know what the Great Commission is. Yep, you read that right. That means one in every two churchgoing people.
You may have seen our name for the very first time today. You may have been one of our Facebook followers or email subscribers for a while now. Or, you may be a long-time donor and friend of the ministry. Whatever the case may be, we’re glad you’re here! The following is a short list of helpful facts (with alliterative headers!) that will hopefully answer some questions you have about Faith Comes By Hearing’s (FCBH’s) operations, ministry, and partnerships. Of course, if you have any other questions, please call 800-545-6552 or email info@FaithComesByHearing.com.
Formerly, Deladem served as the mediator between the living and the dead at his shrine. As he was a renowned witch doctor, many had encountered the cruel manipulations of his wicked powers. Thus, he was the most feared among the community of Tamerko village. But something amazing happened in Deladem’s life—light entered the darkness!
There are a lot of hard things happening around the world and in our own communities that try to rob us of God’s peace. Sickness, job loss, a family crisis—no matter what you are facing this week, God’s peace be with you, dear brothers and sisters.
“Please… please remember me after you get out. Tell Pharaoh about me—how I’ve done nothing wrong. Please!”
Joseph could see the assurance in the royal cupbearer’s eyes as he promised to help—promised to return the favor. And for the first few days after the man had been freed, Joseph had practically jumped up with excitement every time he heard someone coming down the damp stone steps of the dungeon. But those days turned to weeks, and then to months and years. It was clear that the cupbearer had forgotten him.
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