This issue discusses how to deal with adversities, attitudes, and actions Christians should avoid, and what we can do to benefit from God’s promises.

They Offered Themselves Willingly—In Brazil

Read encouraging experiences of some who moved to another place in order to serve God more fully.

Meeting Today’s Adversities with Courage

How can we be courageous and focus on positive things no matter what happens to us?

What Kind of Spirit Do You Show?

How can we promote peaceful relationships with others? Learn from good and bad examples recorded in the Bible.


Friends for 60 Years and Only Getting Started

Read the story of four full-time servants who forged a true friendship.

Obey God and Benefit from His Sworn Promises

What can we learn from God’s promises, sworn oaths, and covenants?

Let Your Yes Mean Yes

What is involved in being truthful? How can we keep our most important promise to God?

Encouragement “Out of the Mouth of Children”

Read how children in Russia were encouraged by their Christian friends.