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Discovering Direction for Men Pulled Off Course By Dave Thomson “There’s a sense when you walk into that room that the shame you’ve carried with you for many years has been broken, … Continue reading

September 10, 2012 · 1 Comment

HOPE [KENYA]

Transforming Communities Together By Bill Oberlin, Global Outreach Pastor Dust. Dryness. Despair.  The Turkana region (northwest Kenya, bordering South Sudan), desolate under the best of circumstances, had become nearly uninhabitable … Continue reading

September 9, 2012 · Leave a comment

My Story: Gia Konieczny

I was a teen when my mom took me to a church service. Slumping down in my seat, I tried to separate myself from the words, music, and activity around me. … Continue reading

May 29, 2012 · 1 Comment

My Story: Jill Walser

God Saw a Different Life for Me I grew up in the same house in the same town in Indiana until I was 20 years old. I had a difficult childhood, … Continue reading

May 29, 2012 · 2 Comments

ALPHA Live!

Who are those people and why are they jumping up and down? That’s what some people were asking when banners promoting the new session of the Alpha Course went up in the … Continue reading

February 22, 2012 · Leave a comment

When Less is More

By Kellie Kammes, Director of Women’s Ministry Sometimes, as the old saying states, less truly is more. In a time when needs seem so vast and ministries are trying to expand … Continue reading

February 22, 2012 · 1 Comment

La Historia de Silvia

Primer fruto de Puente del Pueblo [primeros frutos: el producto temprano o resultado de un esfuerzo] (Read in English) Cuando Silvia Aguilar y su hijo mayor, Michael, fueron bautizados durante … Continue reading

December 20, 2011 · 1 Comment

Silvia’s Story

Firstfruits of Puente del Pueblo [first•fruits \’f•rs(t)-’früts\ n pl : the earliest products or results of an endeavor] (Léelo en Español) When Silvia Aguilar and her oldest son, Michael, were … Continue reading

December 20, 2011 · 1 Comment

Saturday Men’s Bible Study: Worth Losing Precious Sleep?

By Dean Annen SATURDAY MORNING. It’s the morning when busy people like Dave Endrody catch up on their sleep. That’s why Dave struggled with the idea of attending the Saturday … Continue reading

December 9, 2011 · Leave a comment

When the Bottom Drops Out: Finding Grace in the Depths of Disappointment

When Rob Bugh came to be pastor of Wheaton Bible Church in September 1994, he was joined by his wife, Carol, daughters Shannon, Kyle, and Alissa, and newborn son, Ryan. … Continue reading

August 26, 2011 · 1 Comment

Out of a Far Country: The Transformation Story of How Two Prodigals Came Home

If you attend the 11:15 worship service at Wheaton Bible Church, you may have been welcomed to the West Worship Center by a pleasant, smiling Chinese couple—Leon and Angela Yuan—and … Continue reading

June 5, 2011 · 2 Comments

Never Too Old…to Discover God’s Transforming Grace!

CAN I PRAY FOR YOU? It was that simple request that introduced a whole new chapter in the life of then-79-year-old Don Ortberg. Before that day, prayer was—to say the … Continue reading

June 5, 2011 · Leave a comment

Heart for AIDS: Three Intersections

By James Misner, Pastor of Global Mobilization INTERSECTION #1 Miriam lay on her sofa, nervously stroking the bottle of poison with her thumbs. It was midday, and the sun mercilessly … Continue reading

June 5, 2011 · Leave a comment

Japan

Even as news about the Japan earthquake and tsunami riveted the world’s attention, Wheaton Bible Church was in contact with our missionaries there—Kent and Yuko Muhling, and Brian and Margery … Continue reading

June 5, 2011 · Leave a comment

Baptism Celebration/Celebración de Bautismos

By Dave Thomson Celebrations are big, upbeat gatherings that create big memories about big things. They typically involve lots of people, open spaces or huge facilities, and larger-than-life presentations and … Continue reading

June 5, 2011 · 1 Comment

Hun-gry: A Taste of WBC’s Hunger Team Ministry

by Eileen Carapia “It has been said that a person can live forty days without food, four days without water, four minutes without air, but only four seconds without hope. … Continue reading

June 5, 2011 · Leave a comment

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