Freda Lindsay Award 2017
Jun23

Freda Lindsay Award 2017

Bishop Anne Gimenez Becomes the 2017 Freda Lindsay Award Recipient By Maria Erokhina The annual Freda Lindsay Award was created to honor women like “Mom” Lindsay, who follow the call of God, overcoming opposition and cultural stereotypes. Freda was truly a pioneer during a time when women were not welcome in ministry. Her leadership skills, administrative prowess and tenacity made Christ For The Nations what it is today. This year the...

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Melody of Love
Jun16

Melody of Love

CFNI 42nd Live Worship Recording by Maria Erokhina Music is powerful. It accompanies us through joy and pain, victories and loss. Music can reopen old wounds and yet bring healing, it can kindle a flame in one’s heart and cause tears to flow, drive a soul toward hopelessness or fill it with hope—all within moments. Zephaniah 3:17 says, “The Lord your God in your midst … He will quiet you with His love, He will rejoice over you with...

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The Impact of a Generational Blessing
Jun09

The Impact of a Generational Blessing

by Kathy Giske “I will make My name to be remembered in all generations” (Psalm 45:17). Kathy Giske is a longtime friend of CFNI, a minister and missiologist. After she spoke at CFNI in March 2017, she was in prayer about CFNI and felt God speak something to her heart about CFNI’s legacy. Here is what she heard. When God formed Adam and Eve, His intention was to create a family that walked with Him and emulated His creativity and...

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Abstinence (Part 2)
Jun01

Abstinence (Part 2)

By Hugo Martinez This is the second part of the article. To read the first part, click here. Sexual abstinence until marriage is one of God’s Divine life-saving plans for us.  In 1 Thessalonians 4:4 it says, “Each of you should learn to control your own body in a way that is holy and honorable.” Paul charges believers in Thessaloniki to learn to manage their own bodies in a responsible manner before God. Another passage, essential for...

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The Pursuit of Purity
May24

The Pursuit of Purity

By Ashley Barnett As a little girl, I dreamt of being loved and belonging to someone. However, I also dreamed of adventure. I loved discovering treasures in hidden places. Sometimes it worked in my favor, and other times it did not. You see, I was the child that could find the Christmas presents and memorize numbers, pass codes and pins with just one try. Needless to say, my parents became quite clever in their methods to keep things...

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A Rescue Operation
Apr27

A Rescue Operation

At Christ For The Nations we strongly believe that caring for orphans is a God-given priority that must be intentionally focused upon. Started by Freda Lindsay, the Orphanage Support program assists orphaned children in different countries. Most of these children have experienced terrible afflictions – neglect, abuse, slavery and the horrors of war. The humanitarian ministry of Pastor Vasyl Dekhtyarenko, a longtime friend of...

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