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“Lead Us Not Into Temptation”: Praying For Holiness

By James T. Bradford “I can resist everything except temptation,” confessed Oscar Wilde. We smile as we wince. With the simple prayer, “Lead us not into temptation,” Jesus reminds us of what every human being knows all too well. Temptation is everywhere and we are all vulnerable. Often resistance seems futile and willpower feels inadequate. […]

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Inspiring Tuesday: Turning the Tide

Bullying. The word can spark a wide range of thoughts and emotions in the hearts of minds of those who hear it. Many of us have either experienced or witnessed the painful consequences of bullying, which can manifest itself in many ways and with various degrees of intensity. The emotional and psychological impact of teasing, […]

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What does God want to change?

Ilya and Janet Bantseev are PAOC missionaries serving in Siberia. This year, Darcy and Leanne McAlister travelled from British Columbia to teach at a youth conference at their church. The theme of the three-day conference was; what does God want to change in our relationship with Him? What does God want to change in our […]

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Inspiring Tuesday: Worth Praying For

There are so many false messages being communicated to our children. But God’s Word, and His message, is timeless—and will stand firm forever. In spite of the tremendous obstacles to cultivating faith in our children, the power of prayer over their lives is far greater. Let’s pray this April that His commands will take root […]

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Ana’s Story

Jennifer Iacob has been ministering to the children of Romania since 1998. Over the years she has been able to touch the lives of hundreds of children living in orphanages, on the streets, in hospitals, or living in poverty. Currently, Jennifer focuses her ministry on Urban Roma (Gypsy) children and their families, who are living […]

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April 30 Days of Prayer Calendar

Take up the 30-Day Prayer Challenge

Take up the 30-Day Prayer Challenge in April.  Plan now for next month.  The month of April has been designated by the PAOC as an opportunity to pray for those in the 4/14 window, an age that is most receptive to the message of the Gospel.  Plan to take up the 30-Day Prayer Challenge to […]

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