Jesus said that there was no one greater than John the Baptist. Yet, Jesus also said that we have the opportunity to be even greater in the kingdom of heaven. Listen as Dawn and Steve in the Morning share a devotional from Blackaby Ministries International based on Matthew 11:11
"Assuredly, I say to you, among those born of women there has not risen one greater than John the Baptist; but he who is least in the kingdom of heaven is greater than he." Matthew 11:11
In addition, author Asheritah Ciuciu will encourage us to start our day by spending time with God! Her two books, Bible and Breakfast and Prayers of Rest, are helpful resources to help kickstart your morning.
Asheritah is a bestselling author, national speaker, and host of the Prayers of Rest podcast. Asheritah is the author of many books, including Full, Prayers of Rest, and Unwrapping the Names of Jesus. A Romanian missionary kid, she's passionate about helping people around the world enjoy Jesus through creative spiritual habits. Asheritah is married to her high school sweetheart, and together they raise their three spunky kiddos in NE Ohio.
Can being frugal really bring joy? Living in debt is deceptive. Chuck Bentley gives us insight into the benefits of budgeting and spending less than we earn based on his blog "Ask Chuck: The Unexpected Joy of Being Frugal."
Chuck Bentley is CEO of Crown, a global Christian ministry, founded by the late Larry Burkett. He is the host of two daily radio broadcasts, The Crown Money Minute and My MoneyLife, featured on more than 1,100 Christian music and talk stations in the U.S., and author of his most recent book, Freedom from Poverty and Riches.
Eric Swithin graciously shares his testimony and information about the documentary The Fatherless Epidemic.
Eric is the Executive Director and President of The Alliance. He served four years in the United States Marine Corps, received his BA in Economics from Rice University, and his Master of Arts in Theology and Ministry from Fuller Theological Seminary. Eric is currently pursuing his Doctorate in Discipleship and Spiritual Formation at New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary. Eric spent three years as a youth pastor before going full-time with Outdoor Adventures. Eric is a radical follower of Jesus who feels most at home when he is above treeline in the Rocky Mountains, so he goes there as frequently as he can. His heart's desire is to be a father to the fatherless, to guide boys into manhood, and to help men encounter God by participating in His mission.
THE ALLIANCE is a network of Christ-centered ministries across the United States who are committed to ending the fatherless epidemic through mentorship.