Technology and the Great Commission

The recent article “These Six Technologies had a Transformative Year” (December 28, Dallas Morning News) made me wonder how these technological advances will enable our ministry to reach people around the world more effectively. Of special interest in the article were the following points:   As of 2015, India has more Internet users than the U.S and China has twice …

Marissa BenavidesTechnology and the Great Commission

Confronting the Fear of Failure

People sometimes use the terms “fear of failure” and “fear of success” as a way of trying to explain why some individuals are reluctant to take risks.  We know both from the Bible and personal experience that a certain amount of fear is normal – an emotion that can be triggered by many different things. And while many of us …

Marissa BenavidesConfronting the Fear of Failure

Why God Loves You

If you were to ask a group of Christians if they believe God loves them, most would have no trouble responding with a resounding “yes!” If you were to ask the same people how God loves them, I believe most would be able to come up with several good examples. However, if you were to ask why God loves them, I believe many would find it …

Marissa BenavidesWhy God Loves You