CFNI – My Spiritual “Boot Camp”
Apr21

CFNI – My Spiritual “Boot Camp”

By Peter Tsukahira In the summer of 1974, I hitchhiked from Santa Fe, New Mexico, to the campus of Christ For The Nations Institute in Dallas, Texas, to attend a session that was taught by the well-known Bible teacher, Derek Prince. I had heard that his teachings were powerful, but arrived there not knowing what to expect. The meeting hall was packed with hundreds of people, and Brother Derek, as he was called, was speaking with...

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Resurrection
Apr14

Resurrection

By Gordon Lindsay This is very likely the last article written by Gordon Lindsay before the Lord called him home in April 1973, first published in the April 1974 issue of Christ For The Nations magazine. “‘O Death, where is your sting? O Hades, where is your victory?’ The sting of death is sin, and the strength of sin is the law. But thanks be to God, who gives us the victory through our Lord Jesus Christ” (1 Corinthians 15:55-57)....

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My Family’s Resurrection
Apr13

My Family’s Resurrection

By Trina Titus Lozano On March 31, 2002, I was in church celebrating Easter, or as my dad trained me to say … Resurrection Day. My husband and our four children, two girls and two boys, were all there together. Our daughter, Brooke, a senior in High School, was singing with the worship team and our son Brandon, a sophomore, was on the drums. The usual 20 minutes of music played, and as I worshipped, my mind kept wandering to my...

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CFN Foundational Pillars: Integrity
Apr03

CFN Foundational Pillars: Integrity

By Dennis Lindsay and Missy Lindsay WHAT IS YOUR RULER FOR MEASURING A CHRISTIAN’S GREATNESS? MOM—HOW CRAZY CAN YOU BE? I remember one weekend before Christmas, when I was about 12, I went shopping with Mom at a large department store, where she purchased a number of presents. The following week, Mom read in the Dallas newspaper that a robbery had taken place where we had been shopping. The manager made an appeal to customers,...

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God’s Plans Are Bigger
Mar31

God’s Plans Are Bigger

(the story of Manami Braga da Silva) By Maria Erokhina Manami (Mana) was born and raised in the beautiful Japanese city of Toyama. Growing up in a pastor’s home, she faced the challenges of the environment where Christians (who constitute less than 1 percent of the population) are criticized and deal with strong spiritual opposition. These family and societal pressures often cause believers to refrain from consistent involvement in...

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