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Here’s an update about our trip to Ukraine along with all the other news from my corner of the world. Here’s the link to the Keep Believing Donate Page.
We are excited to announce our participation in #GivingTuesday this year! Please prayerfully consider joining with us by donating to the Spanish Anchor Ministry on November 29, 2016. Our #GivingTuesday goal: Provide 10,000 copies of the brand-new Spanish Anchor. That’s approximately $7,500. We donate copies of the Spanish Anchor to prison ministries, crisis pregnancy centers, military […]
Have you heard of the National Day of Giving? The National Day of Giving falls every year on the Tuesday following Thanksgiving and is often referred to as #GivingTuesday. It’s a national movement that encourages individuals, communities and organizations to celebrate generosity by giving in impactful ways to the charities and causes they support. At […]
Recently we received a letter from “Henry,” who is in jail on 18 felony violations. By his own testimony he never attended church except on Christmas and Easter. Then he found a copy of An Anchor for the Soul. The picture is an excerpt from his handwritten letter to us. He went on to say […]
Recently we received a note from a prison chaplain in Seattle, Washington. He told us about an inmate who had come to Christ through reading An Anchor for the Soul and the compassionate witness of two different chaplains. Here’s his story told in two slides: Since 2000 we have given away over 800,000 copies of An […]
A few months ago we shipped 500 copies of An Anchor for the Soul to a church in New Jersey. My friend Booinca McCray sent these pictures of Anchor being distributed on the streets of Paterson, NJ. She added this comment: “It has changed many lives on the streets of Paterson, NJ. Its easy-to-read format […]
This video features seven-year-old Kendal Fields explaining how she used An Anchor for the Soul to share Christ with her classmates. She’s telling the story to Brian Bill, pastor of Edgewood Baptist Church in Rock Island, IL. Here’s the letter Kendal read to the congregation: Isn’t it fantastic to see a young girl with a […]
I hope you will take 2 minutes and 45 seconds to watch this video. Each year during December we ask our friends to consider making a gift to help us end the year in the black. Here’s where we stand at the moment. We need $35,000 to meet our obligations and finish strong. If you […]
This letter arrived from a 33-year-old prisoner named Jason. He wrote from a New York prison to thank us for An Anchor for the Soul. I love his last sentence: “Between your book and the Holy Bible my mind is in a better place than my body.” He said he got a copy of the […]
Dear Praying Friends, Recently we received an email from Steve Finnesy, chaplain and Executive Director of the Tampa Seafarers Center, a ministry serving the sailors who come to the port of Tampa from all over the world. We had sent them copies of An Anchor for the Soul and Steve sent this picture so we […]
This morning 100,000 copies of An Anchor for the Soul arrived at our Book Depot in Pontiac, IL. We made this video as the books were being unloaded from the truck. In the last 15 years we’ve given away over 700,000 copies of this little “gospel book.” Bill Bright, founder of Campus Crusade for Christ […]
12. Anchor in UgandaJune 8, 2015
This picture comes from a church that meets at Kampala International University in Kampala, Uganda. When we visited the church in February, Pastor Kennedy Kurui gave me this picture. These women had studied together through my book An Anchor for the Soul. The woman in front came to Christ as a result of that study. […]
13. “I’m No Oddball”June 4, 2015
Recently we received a letter from a woman serving time in a Texas prison. Part of her letter is reproduced above. I was struck by what she learned from reading An Anchor for the Soul. She discovered that “I’m no oddball” because we are all sinners in need of a Savior. Near the end of […]
Two weeks ago we started a campaign to raise $70,000 to print 100,000 copies of An Anchor for the Soul that we will donate to evangelistic ministries in the US. In the last 15 years we have given away over 700,000 copies of this little “gospel book.” Our largest partnership has been with Prison Fellowship […]
Will you help us donate 100,000 copies of An Anchor for the Soul? In the last 15 years we’ve given away over 700,000 copies of this little “gospel book.” Joni Eareckson Tada said this about the first edition of An Anchor for the Soul: “This book cuts through any confusion and showcases what the Gospel […]
It’s hard to believe that 15 years have passed since Moody published the first edition of An Anchor for the Soul. I remember being thrilled when the book sold around 60,000 copies in the first year. But God had bigger plans. Fast forward to 2015. There are now 823,000 copies in print. That’s a stupendous […]
I met Joy McMeekan several years ago when I spoke at Brian Bill’s Installation Service at Edgewood Baptist Church in Rock Island, IL. Joy’s brother Jon, a Navy Seal, died while serving in Afghanistan in 2011. In his honor, Joy and her husband Scott started a nonprofit called “3 Minutes Out” that sends care packages […]
Dear Praying Friends, Yesterday we received a letter from a prisoner in West Virginia who told us a wonderful story. He had received a copy of An Anchor for the Soul as a reward for completing “Great Truths of the Bible,” a 52-lesson course from Crossroad Bible Institute.First he read the book on his own. […]
Dear Praying Friends, Will you “walk across the room”? Recently we met some friends who told us that during a Sunday School class, they were challenged to “walk across the room,” which meant taking a chance to share Jesus with others. Here’s what happened next: Shortly afterwards, my husband looked out the window of our […]
Dear Praying Friends, A few days ago we asked you to pray for the “Blessing of the Bikes” at Small Point Baptist Church in Phippsburg, ME. Here’s a report on the event from Pastor Dan Coffin:God blessed us again! We had a beautiful day of weather to share this outreach with. By 7:30 am the sound of motorcycles could be...
Saved from suicide by a friend who shared the Good News.
“What I do have is Jesus."That’s what a prisoner named Zach told us.
We have just posted the Winter 2013 KBM Newsletter online.
These books are on the way to Naval chaplains around the world.
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