Category: Community of disciples on mission

Burning Your Boats

Legend says that in 1519, an explorer, Hernando Cortes, led eleven ships with around six hundred men and was headed for Mexico to take the world’s richest treasures known during that time. But there was one problem – a strong army had been guarding the treasure, and no one had ever defeated them, though many others tried.

Listening to God’s Voice

There was a story in New Covenant magazine in 1981 that I read as a young Christian and which has stayed with me. It describes a time at the end of a conference on a hot day in Rome in 1975 when God spoke through a prophecy: “Because I love you, I want to show you what I am doing in the world today. I want to prepare you for what is to come. Days of darkness are coming on the world, days of tribulation….”

Joy in the Face of Death

A school teacher speaks words of faith just days before his martyrdom at the hands of the Nazis.

Aim at Heaven with All Your Strength

The God of life is a personal God and only when man enters into the dialogue with him does he begin to realize his dreams. In this conversation he learns the fundamental principles of his being-adoration, veneration, love, trust. Anything undertaken on a plane lower than this dialogue, no matter how much zeal and sincerity and devotion go into it, is in the end incomplete. Adoration is the road that leads man to himself.