Randy Swanson (Utah)
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Jesus commanded, “Go into all the world and preach the gospel to all creation.” - Mark 16:15 (NIV)
From the walkway above Ipanema Beach near Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, I saw a terrible sight. A young man was caught in a fierce riptide and quickly swept out to sea. He swam toward shore with all of his might but only exhausted himself. He went under, came up screaming...
“Prayer, searching the scripture, and service are means of entering into and sharing the heart, mind, and work of Christ. A balanced spiritual practice helps us get in step with the transforming rhythm of Jesus’ life with God: work and worship, engagement and rest, service and Sabbath, contemplation and action.” Read more.