He Is Calling

He Is Calling

When I was nineteen, the Lord spoke to me: “Come, and I will make you fishers of men.” I have always desired to do big things, but I realized—a little late in the game—that God doesn’t call anyone to go out without first calling them in to follow Him. I did that...
I Met the Messiah

I Met the Messiah

I grew up in a Jewish family with Jewish friends. I went to a Jewish school and lived in a Jewish neighborhood. I didn’t know anything about Christianity. I thought everyone was Jewish.  I learned about God through the Old Testament, but I didn’t know Him personally....
By His Wounds We Are Healed

By His Wounds We Are Healed

In seminary, we started evangelizing in downtown Detroit. I’ll never forget meeting one man asking for money. I said, “Jesus Christ loves you.” He responded incredulously, “Are you serious? I need some money.” I repeated, “We came here to tell you that Jesus Christ...
Stand and Take Heart

Stand and Take Heart

You are the light of the world, a light in the darkness. If we’re not standing on the Word of God and living confidently as his children, our light can go dim. Doesn’t it seem like the light of the Church is going dim at an intense hour of combat? We are called to be...
Lift Jesus Higher Rally Helps Many ‘Take Heart’

Lift Jesus Higher Rally Helps Many ‘Take Heart’

We recently gathered in Toronto with a nearly sold-out crowd of over 2600 adults and nine-hundred youth for the Lift Jesus Higher Rally in Toronto. The theme was Take Heart! from the story of the blind man Bartimaeus in Mark 10. The attendees were grateful for the...
Transforming Lives in Uganda

Transforming Lives in Uganda

I joined the Catholic Charismatic Renewal when I was eighteen. In those days, there were only a couple of prayer groups in the country, so we did not have mentors. But then, a missionary priest gave one of our leaders an address for Renewal Ministries. He wrote to...