New from John & Donna Avant

Opening the Door to

Spiritual Transformation

Our Latest Resources

Begin your journey today and discover how saying yes to God through humility, honesty, repentance, obedience, and kingdom living can completely transform your life.

Trees

Trees

Being steadfast has nothing to do with self-sufficiency. In fact, steadfastness is only truly visible when it faces a headwind of adversity.

read more
Trees

Our Outlandish Calling

Imagine being in the circle of disciples the day Jesus spoke these words: “In my Father’s house are many rooms. If it were not so, would I have told you that I go to prepare a place for you? And if I go and prepare a place for you, I will come again and will take you to myself, that where I am you may be also” (John 14:2–3 ESV).

read more
Trees

What Are Your Plans?

What are your plans today? It’s a simple and direct question, generally asked by someone who is either affected by your plans or who wants to be involved in them. But what if God were the One asking?

read more
Trees

He’s Been Everywhere

David asked the rhetorical question, “Where shall I flee from your presence?” (Psalm 139:7). The answer, of course, was nowhere. There was not a corner of the universe or even a hidden nook in the place of the dead (Sheol) where God was not present. And that truth delighted David’s soul.

read more
Trees

WWJD?

Jesus didn’t come to earth in the expected way or at the expected time. Nor did He do the expected things when He got here. He didn’t revamp the political system or overhaul the economy. He even disregarded the demands of the religious heavyweights.

read more
Trees

Another World

Jesus didn’t come to earth in the expected way or at the expected time. Nor did He do the expected things when He got here. He didn’t revamp the political system or overhaul the economy. He even disregarded the demands of the religious heavyweights.

read more
Trees

What Can’t He Do?

Jesus didn’t come to earth in the expected way or at the expected time. Nor did He do the expected things when He got here. He didn’t revamp the political system or overhaul the economy. He even disregarded the demands of the religious heavyweights.

read more
Trees

Praying

If we want to truly love one another, as brothers and sisters in Christ—if we want to truly “maintain the unity of the Spirit in the bond of peace” (Ephesians 4:3)—then there is one thing we must do: We must pray for each other.

read more
Trees

Open Windows

Living in the midst of a God-defying culture, in a city where you could be arrested if your neighbors tattled on you for worshiping Jehovah, Daniel did a bold thing. He prayed … three times each day … with his windows open.

read more
Trees

Something New

The feeling of desire is almost always with us. On the surface we might identify it as the desire for some new possession—car, house, clothes, technology, or even something as ordinary as a new coffee pot. It could also look like the desire for a new friend, new job, new skill, new opportunity, or any number of things we may want.

read more

Archives