January 14, 2018 Steps to Life Newsletter

by Brian Way

Dear STL Supporter,   Denis Avey was  The Man Who Broke Into Auschwitz.   He told the story of his World War II experiences in a best selling book published in 2011. He describes his horrific experiences as a prisoner of war being interned in a compound right next to where Jewish (and other World War II) prisoners were incarcerated in Poland.  Seeing the horrific conditions the nearby Jewish prisoners were forced to live and work in, prompted in him a strong desire...

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August 24, 2017 Steps to Life Newsletter

by Brian Way

Dear STL Supporter How Do You Understand Freedom? John 8: 36 -  If the Son therefore shall make you free, ye shall be free indeed.  George Matheson wrote the words to a well known hymn in 1890. It was inspired by the thoughts of captivity and freedom in Psalm 68:18 and Romans 6. Make me a captive, Lord,  And then I shall be free; Force me to render up my sword, And I shall conqu’ror be. Many people have died in the cause of freedom. We,...

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July 1, 2017 Steps to Life Newsletter

by Brian Way

Dear STL Supporter A Model for Meeting Challenges At the end of 1 Kings 16 the Bible records Ahab becoming king of Israel -  In the thirty-eighth year of Asa king of Judah, Ahab the son of Omri became king over Israel; and Ahab the son of Omri reigned over Israel in Samaria twenty-two years. 30 Now Ahab the son of Omri did evil in the sight of the Lord, more than all who were before him. 31 And it came to pass, as though it had been a trivial thing for him to walk in the sins of Jer...

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May 30, 2017 Steps to Life Newsletter

by Brian Way

Dear STL Supporter Then There Are the Silent Assumptions Proverbs 23: 7 -  For as he thinketh in his heart, so is he:... Peace and safety. Around the world, where do you find it? We are travellers in a hostile environment, a bit like Abraham. He, by faith, was looking for a promised better land. Paul says in Hebrews 11: 8 to 10 -  By faith Abraham, when he was called to go out into a place which he should after receive for an inheritance, obeyed; and he went out, not knowin...

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