With all the faith he had, Marco pointed to the sky and said, ‘In Jesus Name, I command this rain to stop.’ Immediately the rain stopped.”
Darlene Deibler Rose endured beatings, solitary confinement on death row, and malnutrition as well as separation from, and the death of, her husband, Russell. Darlene’s love for God and for others, her prayers, her witness through holy living and through her words are an inspiration.
Actor Max McLean wrote his play, C.S. Lewis On Stage – The Most Reluctant Convert, using C.S. Lewis’s own words. Watching McLean’s performance, I really sensed the mental path Lewis took from atheist to a theist, and then to a true follower of Christ. Lewis called himself the most reluctant convert in all England.
“The God who works all things together for good will leverage every experience, every skill, every mistake, and every bit of knowledge you have acquired.” ~ Mark Batterson
Of course you know Jesus. That’s what the day is about—Good Friday. He died on the cross for our sins. I am so grateful.
But there was the other Jesus—Jesus Barabbas. The criminal. The one they let go… Here’s an amazing thing: His Jewish name would really be Jesus Bar Abba. Which means Jesus, Son of Father.
A committed atheist, hardnosed Chicago Tribune legal affairs editor Lee Strobel, marshalled his skills in journalism and law to find out what had happened to his wife, who had become a follower of Christ.