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Buy Shoes. Save Lives.

Relevant Magazine has a great story on an interesting human activist shoe business named Buy Shoes. Save Lives. Founded and based in Iraq by Americans Jeremy Courtney and Cody Fisher, BSSL funds heart surgeries for Iraqi children in need through the profits of their shoe sales. But this ain’t no regular shoe. Their called klash […]

I’m Doing This Because I Love You

4In your struggle against sin, you have not yet resisted to the point of shedding your blood. 5And you have forgotten that word of encouragement that addresses you as sons: “My son, do not make light of the Lord’s discipline, and do not lose heart when he rebukes you, 6because the Lord disciplines those he […]

Taste Of Metro

18Then Jesus came to them and said, “All authority in heaven and on earth has been given to me. 19Therefore go and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in[a] the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, 20and teaching them to obey everything I have commanded you. And […]

Band Of Survivors 2008

The time has come to apply for Band of Survivors 2008! Description: Band of Survivors is a month long summer mission school that aims to see youth love God and serve their neighbors. With a skilled and motivated team, Band of Survivors will provide access to relevant training, significant mission and authentic discipleship for the […]

2008 Summer Mission Teams Announced!

Please, take the time to bless and encourage the Metro Youth that will be serving on SMT this Summer! Peru*1. Andrew Dobney – EMI2. Elizabeth Frost – Heartland3. Cinthya Gonzalez – Kansas4. Angel Hall -EMI5. Jon Moe – Metro6. Keri Polsley – Metro7. Enrique Villatoro – Metro Russia*1. Sara Johnson – EMI2. Doug Dobney – […]

Something You Might Want to Check Out

The I Heart Revolution is, according to Hillsong United, the most ambitious project they have ever tried to tackle. This is a project that asks the question, “What does it mean to be the hands and feet of Jesus in this broken world?,” and attempts to answer it. It’s been two and half years in […]

Peace and Prayer

1To the elders among you, I appeal as a fellow elder, a witness of Christ’s sufferings and one who also will share in the glory to be revealed: 2Be shepherds of God’s flock that is under your care, serving as overseers—not because you must, but because you are willing, as God wants you to be; […]

Weep For Salvation

A few weeks ago, I had the rare privelege (for me anyway) of driving on the highway through downtown Chicago. I was on my way home to the southside from the northside, and I was praying. While I admit this was not the safest of prayers methods (especially in a manual car), I think God […]