December 2017
LEAD STORY: Three Biblical Reactions to Christmas
In the Christmas season, believers around the world celebrate the birth of Jesus because he is the Messiah. At the time, however, this earth-shattering good news came from a small, inconsequential town and only a few knew of this event. Of the few, we can see at least three distinct reactions to the birth of the Savior ...
FEATURED VIDEO:
The Heart of Christmas
So, what do baking Christmas cookies and reading the story of Christ’s birth have in common? Good question. It seems like every Christmas we struggle to keep the focus on Christ’s birth ...
MOBILIZATION BLOG:
Advent and the Kingdom
The first Sunday of December marks the beginning of Advent season. Some churches celebrate Advent intentionally, with carols and messages focused on the different themes each Sunday (the first Sunday’s theme is prophecy) ...
Everyone Has Value – Preventing Human Trafficking (video)
Human trafficking is a global epidemic that affects nearly every nation in the world. Southeast Asia is a major global contributor to victims of human trafficking ...
Partnering with the GCPN in Japan
One Challenge considers it a privilege to partner with the body of Christ around the world. One of the many organizations with whom we partner in church planting and research initiatives is the Global Church Planting Network (GCPN) ...
Prayer Focus … Christmas Around the World
This month’s prayer focus is on how believers around the world celebrate Christmas in unique ways, many defined by culture and tradition.

Whether it’s creating an elaborate nativity, feeding the hungry, or shooting off fireworks, we all celebrate the reason for the season … Jesus Christ our Lord.
Today’s Take Video Blog – Walking the Journey Together
Need inspiration? Then check out this story about a new video blog (vlog) for women.

Based on God’s Word, Bonnie Aldrich will capture your heart and attention in a bi-monthly devotion. It’s short, inspirational, and easily accessible ...