Interview with Courtney Moses, Purdue University Basketball Player: Heart of an Athlete

A third straight Big Ten Conference Tournament title would be a satisfying swan song for Purdue senior Courtney Moses, but she's aware that wins and losses will soon be forgotten. The Sweetser, Ind., native and former Indiana Miss Basketball has perspective: the relationships and impact for Christ she's made with teammates and fellow athletes through the campus FCA are what she'll cherish forever.

Joel & Victoria Osteen: Let the Lord Build Your House!

Scripture tells us that unless the Lord builds the house, they who build it labor in vain. In other words, our own plans, our own ways apart from God will crumble. But when you do things God's way according to His Word, that's when your building will be secure. I want God to build my house, don't you? I want Him to be the center of my family

Joel & Victoria Osteen: God Remembers You

There's a young lady in the scripture by the name of Rachel. She wanted to have a baby so badly. God put this dream in her heart. Year after year went by and she couldn't conceive a child. At the same time, her sister Leah had a baby. Rachel was happy for her, congratulated her, but all the while, she kept praying and believing God for her own baby. But, still it didn't happen.

Justin Lathrop: Building A Thriving, Productive Culture in Your Church

You've heard it said that culture starts at the top and works it's way down. I couldn't agree more. And yet, after years of working with and around pastors, listening to their greatest concerns, I know it's easy to get stuck feeling disappointed about culture, without really understanding what you can do to change it.

Mentoring: Good Enough for Jesus, Good Enough for Us - Dr. Jody Dean

When was the last time you took note of someone in your church and thought, “I see potential in that person to grow and to lead”? Jesus moved through crowds of people every day. He not only noticed certain individuals; He called them. For example, He noticed Peter and Andrew casting their net into the lake, and He challenged them to follow Him. However, Jesus did more than call them to Him, He committed Himself to them. He said, “I will turn you into fishers of people” (NET, italics mine); “I

Testimony of Marisa Breathwaite: Refuse to Settle

Marisa Breathwaite does not settle. Not on the athletic field, where she runs cross country and indoor track and is gearing up for her senior outdoor season. Not in the classroom, tackling multiple AP classes that will lead her to the UNC-Chapel Hill campus this fall.

Stella Yuna Kim: Skating Champion - Faith and Love

Dur­ing the Win­ter Olympics this past Feb­ru­ary (2010), a fig­ure skater from South Korea wowed the judges so much that she not only won the gold medal, she also broke the world record for the high­est score ever in such a com­pe­ti­tion. Peo­ple were awestruck by the beauty and per­fec­tion of her skills, but many peo­ple also noticed that just before she began her rou­tine she made the sign of the cross and bowed a moment in silent prayer.

Biography of Benjamin Carson - from Carson Scholars Fund

Benjamin S. Carson, Sr., M.D., had a childhood dream of becoming a physician. Growing up in a single parent home with dire poverty, poor grades, a horrible temper, and low self-esteem appeared to preclude the realization of that dream until his mother, with only a third-grade education, challenged her sons to strive for excellence. Young Ben persevered and today is a full professor of neurosurgery

[Photos] Nick Vujicic Attended National Prayer Breakfast with Wife Kanae Miyahara and Son

It is difficult to describe the magnitude of encouragement, inspiration and excitement I have received within my soul while being in Washington DC for the National Prayer Breakfast. Did not shake hands with the President but the contacts, ministry friends and members of Congress that we have met has set my spirit soaring in anticipation and brought a brand new focus and passion in DAILY praying that God

Ice in Their Veins - Story of Nancy Swider-Peltz Sr.

Nancy Swider-Peltz Sr. doesn’t particularly enjoy being labeled a rebel, but she gets it. For the past quarter-century, she’s been doing things quite a bit differently than her peers in the U.S. speedskating community, both in the way she’s competed and coached and how she shares her convictions and faith.

Interview: Ryan Carpenter, Hockey Bowling Green Forward

Florida isn't exactly the ideal childhood setting for a future ice hockey career, but that didn't stop Bowling Green junior Ryan Carpenter, who started playing on the sunny streets outside his home in Oviedo. A move north and stops along the club team route landed him in Ohio, where his passions have changed from scoring goals to spreading Christ's message through his sport.