While participating in the Training Program, Ryan learned more than he expected about God and His Word. That theology was put to the test when Ryan was injured in an accident, and he found hope in what he knew about God.
The world doesn’t need superstars on a global stage. It needs faithful parents, spouses, neighbors, friends and co-workers, believers who are willing to serve God even if they never rise above anonymity.
Christian encouragement is a command. But like the command to evangelize, we often find it awkward to employ in everyday life. It doesnt have to be awkward, though. Like any other skill, we get better at it with practice.
In Habakkuk chapter 3, we find a prayer that is 19 verses in length. For 16 verses, Habakkuk remembers God’s past faithfulness to deliver Israel from her enemies. In the final three verses, he rejoices over God’s strength and majesty.