Category Archives: Stories

All Because Some Christ Followers Were Willing

In Jerry Trousdale’s book Miraculous Movements, there is a chapter entitled, “The Hardest People Yield the Greatest Results.”  I’d like to share several pages of that chapter with you.  I think they speak for themselves. Sometimes God Calls Us to … Continue reading

Posted in Encouragement, Stories, Why Pray? | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

You’re Never Alone, Dzhokhar (Part I)

I wanted to finish this before I posted it, but I’ve not yet done so. I did not want to just cast it aside (as I often do), so I figured that I would post in parts 🙂 Here’s Part … Continue reading

Posted in Creative writing, Encouragement, Stories | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 5 Comments

Destruction Being Used to God’s Glory

In an e-mail conversation with Bri, I shared a piece of writing I did last year soon after my salvation. Perhaps all of the small details do not fit exactly, but the overall picture reminds me of Jahar: confusion, depravity, … Continue reading

Posted in Creative writing, Encouragement, Stories | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

Going and Telling

The Gospels are full to the brim of stories of the incredible healing power of Jesus’s love, many of which end in the exact same way. In Matthew 9, Jesus restores the sight of two blind men because of their … Continue reading

Posted in Encouragement, Stories | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 13 Comments

Leading Him Home: My Story of a Whisper in my Heart

I have been saved since the summer between middle school and high school, but for the past year, I have been drifting farther and farther away from God.  I never stopped believing in Him, but circumstances in my life had … Continue reading

Posted in Stories | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

“I love him”: My story of answering God’s call

On April 18, I first saw his face. The following day, I first heard his name: Dzhokhar Tsarnaev. Little did I know then what God was stirring up in my heart. I watched my TV for hours on April 19, … Continue reading

Posted in Stories | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 7 Comments

Open Letter: Another Story of God Working on Our Hearts

Editor’s note: Those of us in Christians United by Jahar have been very encouraged as we have seen how God has worked in at times eerily similar ways in first putting Jahar on our hearts. We have also been encouraged … Continue reading

Posted in Stories | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 10 Comments