biblical rest: part two

Biblical Rest – Part Two

Last week, we opened a dialogue about Biblical rest, focusing on the first two characteristics we can take from God’s Word- that we must “Obey Jesus’ Command” of rest, and “Process the Season” we are in. To check out the first section of our Biblical Rest series, click here. Read on to see our next two takeaways from the Word

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biblical rest: part one

Biblical Rest – Part One

In the early chapters of Mark, Jesus recently had completed a busy season of ministry – calming the storm (4:35-41), healing the demon-possessed man (5:1-20), the woman with the issue of blood (5:25-34), and Jairus’ daughter (5:21-24, 35-43) – and now, significantly, He had commissioned the disciples to go out and minister to the masses on His behalf. It was

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Renald Showers

Remembering Dr. Renald Showers

Throughout the history of the Word of Life Bible Institute, our students have been blessed with some of the world’s leading theologians and Bible teachers. Dr. Renald Showers was one such professor. On April 4th, 2019 Dr. Showers went home to be with the Lord after a long fight against Alzheimer’s disease. He lived a life that reflected the teaching

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Founders Conference

Founders Conference

On the weekend of March 29th, we hosted our annual Founders Conference. Founders Conference is held each year at the Word of Life Bible Institute to help students catch the vision and see the hearts of the generations before them, and to provide valuable insight into our history as a youth ministry. Our founder, Jack Wyrtzen, was a huge proponent

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Finishing well

Finishing Well

What comes to your mind when we talk about “finishing well”? I have always admired Caleb’s spirit in Numbers 13 and 14. Caleb quieted the people before Moses and said, “ We should by all means go up and take possession of it [the land] , for we will surely overcome it.” The Lord also compliments Caleb in Numbers 14:24,

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Invited

Invited

Don’t you love getting mail? Not junk mail that we toss in the trash, but a genuine letter or card that someone bought or made, wrote a note in, addressed in their own hand and put a stamp on. We love it, right? They may be few and far between, but that’s what makes them so special. What about an

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Photo of band members by the lake

Word of Life Revive Band Schedule and Update

This year’s edition of the Word of Life Revive Band is made up of nine Word of Life Bible Institute graduates. Revive is a full-time band that travels and represents the Lord and Word of Life. Since September when Word of Life’s Revive Band hit the road, they have been blessed to minister to over 20,000 people in 127 meetings. 

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People working in the kitchen

The Things We Do For Our Kids

As parents, we want the best for our children.  We want them to be healthy and happy.  We want them to be successful. But at what cost?  And with what definition of “success”?   Dominating the headlines right now is the sad discovery of parents doing the wrong thing in order to make their children “successful”- rich and famous parents bribing

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Forward in Victory march 2019

Announcement: 2019 Founders Bible Conference

    Every year at the Word of Life Bible Institute we have the joy of hosting the Word of Life Founders Bible Conference. This year we are thrilled to have Pastor Jarrod Jones and Pastor Chris Goeppner as our Bible teachers. When you hear of a founders conference it is easy to think it will be all about the

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People singing at a worship service

2019 Snowcamp Report: Every Camper – Next Step with Jesus!

Just seven weeks ago I watched 400+ staff and students prepare tirelessly for the arrival of campers. Each year Word of Life Bible Institute hosts Word of Life Snowcamp. Snowcamp is hands down the most fun you can have in 44 hours. Staff and students give all they have to provide campers with an amazing experience. You can check out

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