Good News You Can Use: Friendship

Jesus is quoted in the Gospel of John as saying to His disciples, “I have called you friends.” Obviously, friendship mattered to the Lord. It should be important for us, too. In one sense, friendship is a simple thing. No vows are necessary. No formal declarations are required. But simple doesn’t mean easy! After all, friendship involves a caring commitment. What is required for friendship? E. Rawlings tells us how to be a friend. He says, “Friendship means listening (even when you want to talk), crying together over things that matter to one of you, being present in good times and bad times, and lots of times in-between. It means… Read More

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International Day for the Unreached

In Acts 1, Jesus spoke his final words on earth to his faithful followers. These men had walked for years alongside the one whom they were just beginning to understand was their Lord and God. Jesus’ last words on earth still reverberate across the earth, today. His Lordship is still expanding, as heart after heart turns to him in every generation. “He said to them, ‘It is not for you to know times or periods that the Father has set by his own authority. But you will receive power when the Holy Spirit has come on you, and you will be my witnesses in Jerusalem, in all Judea and Samaria,… Read More

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A Voice For the Voiceless (Part 2)


Today, Bram’s wife Sandi connects with Pamela Kiccundo, of Entebbe Uganda. Pamela is head of a ministry called Hope For Restoration Initiative. This ministry, which applies a Human Rights Based Approach, focuses on the promotion, observance and protection of the rights of children, teenagers and youth in general. They also focus on the plight of girls and boys who were sexually abused and those who are at risk of being abused.

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