Standing up to Bullies Discipleship

Standing up to Bullies

Pushapa Raju comes from a Christian family, although he lives in Vijayawada, India, where the predominant religion is Hinduism. Pushapa Raju participates in the Santosh Club, a J127 club held in a slum colony where people live in extreme poverty.…
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August 19, 2016
Experiencing God's Love in a Slum Discipleship

Experiencing God’s Love in a Slum

In the slums of Vijayawada, India, Ravi Teja followed his mother to church. She had recently accepted the Lord into her life, and her joy and happiness as a Christian had captured his attention. After converting to Christianity himself, Ravi…
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August 12, 2016
Never Giving Up Again Discipleship

Never Giving Up Again

After his father’s murder, Deepak’s life was in grave danger. Because he was next on the list to be killed, his mother sent him into hiding far away at an orphanage called The Kristos Home. But this transition to an…
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August 3, 2016
Martyr in the Making Discipleship

Martyr in the Making

“It’s not always safe to follow Jesus”, said Uncle Yohanna, stunning the little children with his statement. This lesson is from David C Cook's Life on Life curriculum used in the J127 clubs. The children were learning about Stephen and…
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July 19, 2016
A Brief Anesthetic Discipleship

A Brief Anesthetic

"I drink with the boys,” she told him. “In fact, yesterday when I sat before you, I was drunk.” We are no different, are we? It’s so easy to get caught up in toxic behavior—searching for a way to take…
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July 7, 2016
Answers Amidst Suffering Discipleship

Answers Amidst Suffering

The Ebola crisis in West Africa may have already orphaned an estimated 10,000 children, leaving many mission and humanitarian organizations feeling almost helpless in its wake. But last fall, Dr. Lyn Westman and Mercy Ships joined in collaboration with David…
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April 23, 2015