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Youth group rebel who planted a church

Youth group rebel who planted a church

Ryan Rice grew up in a Christian home in Little Rock, Arkansas. He knew the Word, and went to church but at the age of 13 was having sex and into the mantra “sex, drugs and rock ‘n’ roll.” He completely turned his back on his upbringing. Ryan...

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praying for missionaries

How to Pray for our Missionaries

One of the most powerful ways you can assist missionaries is to pray. As believers pray, the Holy Spirit comforts and encourages, while providing vision and direction for the journey ahead. Even though most people realize the importance of...

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A Note of Thankfulness from John Piper

I write this note of thankfulness and celebration to mark the day when the very first Converge pension check was deposited in our bank account — February 2, 2017. I am 71, my wife Noel is 69, and this monthly check will...

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Converge Missions

Who Likes Change?

Who likes change? With it, there is always uncertainty, adjustments, a learning curve and hassles. We would usually choose to live without change. Regardless of our wishes, however, change is an inevitable part of...

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church guest services

How Friendly is Your Church?

Research shows that if you have a wonderful experience, whether it’s at a church, restaurant or retail store, you’ll tell seven people. If it’s terrible you’ll tell over 50.

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Togo, West Africa

From an Iowa Suburb to Togo, West Africa

I grew up in a suburb of Des Moines, Iowa. I was incredibly, even painfully, shy. It was hard for me to talk to people, even to my own grandparents, aunts or uncles. I was bullied in elementary school and middle school, and both my parents had...

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Manchester Terror Attack

Converge Responds: Manchester Attack

You’ve seen the news reports from Monday’s terrorist attack at the Ariana Grande concert in Manchester, England. Twenty-two were killed and more than 120 injured in the suicide bombing explosion.

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Victory Church

Youth Sports Launches a Church

According to Forbes magazine, youth sports is a $7 billion industry, and roughly 35 million kids participate yearly in some form of organized sports. Parents tirelessly shuttle their kids to practices and games for opportunities to watch...

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stories from the field

Stories From the Field: Mary

This story comes from a Converge medical worker, who is a physical therapist in Africa. Here is the story of a new believer in her own words.

We made a visit to *Mary, a recent follower of Jesus who is handicapped. During our...

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