12 Students Before Christmas- Part Four

On this beautiful Christmas Eve, we reflect upon the thousands of students and campers who have experienced life change at Word of Life. While God is the one who works in each of their lives, we feel so grateful and blessed to be a part of what He is doing– and we would like to invite you to join us. …

All Things to All People: Discernment in Christian Culture

This past July, Mississippi gubernatorial candidate Robert Foster received criticism for refusing a female Mississippi Today reporter, Larrison Campbell, the opportunity to shadow him for a day on his campaign trail. Foster refused because he honors the Billy Graham rule; in his words, he seeks to “avoid any decision that may evoke suspicion or compromise of our marriage” (Washington Post). …

12 Students Before Christmas- Part Three

We’re continuing with our Life Change Scholarship Incentive! Countless lives- including yours- have been changed at Word of Life Camps and Bible Institute. 100% of donations to these funds is used to bring needy young people to camp. Join us in reaching young people with the gospel of Jesus Christ– because the gospel still works.   Life Change Camper Fund …

Meet the Staff: Todd Steltz

The Word of Life Bible Institute is pleased to welcome the addition of our new registrar, Todd Steltz!  Todd will be filling the position recently vacated by Adam Cook, who served as registrar for the past seven years and is now following the Lord’s call to join our ministry in the Czech Republic. While we will miss Adam, we feel …

Thanks-Giving: Thanking God in the Darkness

  In this season of Thanksgiving, Black Friday and Cyber Monday, I feel like it’s appropriate to take a pause from our “regularly scheduled programming” and talk about the idea of thanks-giving. It’s a pretty common topic (especially this time of year) but I’d like to discuss the tougher side of thanksgiving: giving thanks to God when things are extraordinarily …