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NOW AND LATER

NOW AND LATER

There is something about the concept of “now” that is difficult for most. We often handle “tomorrow,” or “next week,” or “sometime” much better. Check out this list of things we need to do NOW.

LITTLE WORD, BIG DEAL

LITTLE WORD, BIG DEAL

Some small words have a huge impact. Take “and” for example. When placed in a sentence, everything after it would not exist without it.

HOLY WEEK

HOLY WEEK

HOLY WEEK is the week before Easter Sunday; a week full of significant events in the life of Jesus Christ, and in our lives as well. There really isn’t much that seems holy about what happened during Holy Week... but it WAS GOOD, and brought about SALVATION for you and me... Let's focus this week. 

NEW LIFE FOR LOUIS

NEW LIFE FOR LOUIS

My father abandoned my family when I was just a year old. After years living in anger and confusion, I finally hit rock bottom. When I found myself in a dark and lonely prison cell, I knew something had to change...

MEET MARIA

MEET MARIA

When Maria's church was ready to send their first missionary, all eyes were on her. But when the cost seemed too high for a woman with so little, she had to choose faith or fear. Check out Maria's bold response to God's call and the incredible story of how He came through just in time.

HOLLIS HEALED AND RELEASED FOR MINISTRY

HOLLIS HEALED AND RELEASED FOR MINISTRY

Hollis Kimbrough recently spoke at an ILI Leadership Beyond Regional Conference on the obstacles to leadership. In this episode, Hollis shares a very personal story about how the Lord miraculously removed a great obstacle in his life and released him for ministry.

AN ANCIENT TRADITION

AN ANCIENT TRADITION

Check out our latest blog to get a better understanding of being a disciple and trace back the history of discipleship. There are countless men and women waiting for us to guide them through the process of transitioning from a believe to a disciple. 

YOUR STORY MATTERS

YOUR STORY MATTERS

We share our stories not to be praised, but so others may praise the One who wrote it. Will you make your story known?

Submit the story of how God has transformed your life to ILI so others may join in glorifying our great God!

RIGHT WHERE I NEED TO BE

RIGHT WHERE I NEED TO BE

Staring out at the poor remnants of a terrorist attack, John and his team set to work to provide relief. They never could have imagined how God would use their efforts to change the lives of four men.

WES GRIFFIN SHARES THE STORY BEHIND ILI

WES GRIFFIN SHARES THE STORY BEHIND ILI

Wes Griffin, and his wife Joy, are the co-founders of the International Leadership Institute (ILI). In this episode, Wes shares how ILI became a global movement and what makes it unique. He even recalls the most impactful moments from the 2015 Global Summit, which took place almost two years ago to date.

"DECISIONES" FACING YOUTH

"DECISIONES" FACING YOUTH

My heart sunk when ILI leaders came to my high school to talk to us about the consequences of pornography consumption. There was a silence and seriousness I had never felt with my classmates, and in a strange way, it was unifying. Now my life is on a different path. I'm not going back.

OF SHEEP AND SHEPHERDS

OF SHEEP AND SHEPHERDS

Like sheep, we have gone astray, but we aren't just any sheep, we are the sheep of His pasture.

HOPE FOR TODAY

HOPE FOR TODAY

After a short-term mission trip to India, Peter questioned who would tell those who haven't heard the Gospel in India. God's answer to him was simple... "You will."

WAITING TO HEAR

WAITING TO HEAR

Billions of people are waiting to hear the Gospel, but, "If you don’t know, then you don’t know that you don’t know." Will you tell those who don't even realize they need the Good News of Christ?

ANOTHER LOOK AT MISSIONS AND MISSIONARIES

ANOTHER LOOK AT MISSIONS AND MISSIONARIES

Studies have shown that countries with a missionary presence are making more changes for the better than those without... But perhaps our impact is deeper than we could ever imagine.

I WAS BLIND, BUT NOW I SEE

I WAS BLIND, BUT NOW I SEE

Blind for 20 years, one Kenyan man found himself desperate for healing. But when instructed not to listen to Christians healing in the name of Jesus, he had a choice to make.

A CUP OF COLD WATER

A CUP OF COLD WATER

Two Sudanese refugees share the story of their conversion to faith in Jesus Christ after receiving "crates of food from the heavens." See how God was glorified as relief was offered to those in need in Sudan.

IS JESUS REALLY MINE?

IS JESUS REALLY MINE?

Jesus is more than a commodity; He is our Savior. But when we choose our pleasures over His will, can we honestly say we are treating Him as Lord? 

LITTLE BY LITTLE

LITTLE BY LITTLE

Caught up in our vision for the end goal, it can be easy to grow impatient with the baby steps along the way. But little by little, those baby steps get you where you're going. What small steps can you take toward your goals?

MEET MARIA

MEET MARIA

When Maria's church was ready to send their first missionary, all eyes were on her. But when the cost seemed too high for a woman with so little, she had to choose faith or fear. Check out Maria's bold response to God's call and the incredible story of how He came through just in time.