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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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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BIBLE SMUGGLER + RADICAL FOLLOWER OF JESUS
Mar16

BIBLE SMUGGLER + RADICAL FOLLOWER OF JESUS

By Michelle Ofori-Ansah When we think of a “minister of the Gospel,” we typically think of an apostle, prophet, evangelist, pastor or teacher. It’s unlikely we would think of the word smuggler, let alone a Bible smuggler. However, for CFNI alumnus Patrick Klein that is a large part of his calling, and he is anointed for it. For over 20 years, Patrick Klein has helped deliver over 1 million Bibles around the world through some of the...

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When Christ is Your Life
Mar13

When Christ is Your Life

(the story of Randy Weiss) By Maria Erokhina Randy Weiss, Ph.D., is a Jewish believer in Christ who has over 40 years of experience in ministry, missions and media outreach. A Bible smuggler, a songwriter and Gospel artist, a college professor and a TV show host, his life has been nothing short of wonderful. An Encounter on the Honeymoon Before he became known for his academic achievements and television ministry, Randy was a rock and...

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Called to Love
Feb21

Called to Love

(the story of Martin Borgai) by Maria Erokhina Martin Borgai has a unique story. From a wonderful encounter with the Lord that led him to quit his prestigious job and reach the lost in the slums of India, to seeing the power of God move in miraculous ways, his life is a testimony of God’s unfailing love. “Martin, Come For the Work” Martin grew up in Karnataka, in southern India. He enjoyed a successful career in aircraft engineering,...

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The Center of Our Affection
Jan31

The Center of Our Affection

By Zuzanna Low Poverty was all I knew growing up in the Communist Yugoslavia. I was the youngest of 10 children, and I would often hear stories of how different life was before the new government confiscated our family estate. It was difficult for me to imagine; dirt floors, an outhouse and hand-me-down clothes from a church charity were my norm. We attended church as a family, but I never really heard the Gospel of salvation. I was...

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