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CHOWCHILLA, Calif. – Diane Mercado said she doesn’t see herself as fitting the typical ministry mold. She refers to herself as “clunky.” She claims that had it not been for her dramatic conversion to Christianity when she was 22, she may have ended up in prison. So, not surprisingly, rather than ministering at women’s teas…

ST. GEORGE, UTAH – Dr. Robert and Janice Adams’ familiarity with Experiencing God’s teachings began earlier than most. In 1976, the couple spent time in Saskatoon, Canada, while Robert Adams was on sabbatical from Colorado State University. For three months, they attended Faith Baptist Church where Henry Blackaby was serving as pastor. “God used that…

An explosion sounded and then bullets started whizzing through the air as 10 armed members of Boko Haram entered the small church in northern Nigeria where Bob Payne was preaching. People had told him he was crazy for ministering in such a notoriously dangerous region. But Payne said that when God tells him to do…

While an inheritance consists of things (houses, land, money, possessions) we leave for loved ones, a legacy is what we instill in them.

PLYMOUTH, Indiana – On the surface, Plymouth Baptist Church in Plymouth, Indiana (population approximately 10,000), is not an obvious vessel for world missions. Though the congregation once averaged more than 300 attendees at weekly services, the Great Recession hit Plymouth’s economy hard and left the church with roughly 35 people and the 1.5-million-dollar mortgage incurred…

“It’s so life-changing and up to date,” Estes said. “It’s an old study, but God reveals Himself in a new way every time.”

Clay and Lois

Blackaby Ministries International is sad to announce the recent passing of Clay Quattlebaum at his daughter’s home in Burleson, Texas. Clay was a long-time friend of the Blackaby family and a faithful and steadfast supporter of Blackaby Ministries International. “He was like a big brother to me when I was in college,” Marilyn remembers. “When…

Bible Study

By every outward metric, Heather George of south Texas was a devoted Christian. She attended church regularly, her Bible was impressively highlighted, and she was the vice president for the Fellowship of Christian Athletes at her university. But one thing was missing. She didn’t have a relationship with Jesus Christ. She didn’t even know she…

This article was originally published in 2000 by Dr. Henry Blackaby and is more relevant than ever. In this day of a great many fears, God reaches deep within our hearts and our minds and says, “Fear not, for I am with you; be not dismayed, for I am your God. I will strengthen you,…

KENNESAW, Ga. — Early each Friday morning, a group of uniformed law enforcement Command Staff in Kennesaw, Georgia, gathers at a local coworking space for coffee and a dose of biblical wisdom as together they study “Spiritual Leadership” by Henry and Richard Blackaby. The group’s leader, Dan Salter, understands the unique challenges these men must…

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