Resources by Topic: Missional Living

Learning to See

Learning to See

We’ll hear how the biographer of Elisabeth Elliot was able to apply in her own life the very principles she was writing about. Read or Listen →

Trusting and Obeying

Trusting and Obeying

No hero of the faith wakes up one morning and decides, “I think today I’ll become a hero of the faith.” No, the decisive moments are years of smaller choices. Read or Listen →

Ready to Die

Ready to Die

We all want to please God and give our lives to Him. But can we say we want to do that even if it means actually literally giving our lives? Read or Listen →

Acquainted with Loss

Acquainted with Loss

“God, I’ve done things mostly the way You want me to. I’ve lived right, but life is really hard right now! Why are You letting bad things happen to me?” Read or Listen →

A Passionate Romantic

A Passionate Romantic

Take an ultra-conservative, performance-based background, mix in the personality of an introvert along with a healthy dose of the fear of God, and what happens? Read or Listen →

An Authentic Hero

An Authentic Hero

Often a person’s success is measured by accomplishments, beauty, wealth, or political power. But Elisabeth Elliot didn’t match popular standards of success. Read or Listen →

Addicted to Big

Addicted to Big

If you find yourself always wanting more— more attention, more social media likes, more followers—you might be “addicted to big.” Read or Listen →

Devoted to God

Devoted to God

Val Shepard pieced together her parents’ letters, journal entries, and personal experiences to preserve a testimony of devotion to Christ. Read or Listen →

A Godly Legacy

A Godly Legacy

Valerie Shepard has reflected much on the beautiful and godly legacy left to her by her father and mother, Jim and Elisabeth Elliot. Read or Listen →

Love Awakened

Love Awakened

Okay, cue the slightly mysterious music! Valerie Shepard was going through an old trunk in a dusty attic— a trunk that held clues to her own past. Read or Listen →

Motivated by His Glory

Motivated by His Glory

Do you keep a journal or a diary? In the future, after you’re gone, if others read the thoughts you’re writing today, will they be challenged to honor the Lord? Read or Listen →