Tom and Susan Shanklin

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Tom and Susan Shanklin

Another Trip to the World’s Greatest Harvest Field


By Tom Shanklin I’m excited to share with you that I plan to return to India in November of this year, and this time Susan plans to go with me. This will not only be an awesome experience for her, but I believe it will be a great encouragement to the women of India. In … Continue reading →

We Need Gospel Preaching with Signs Following in the U.S. Too

By Tom Shanklin “And they went forth, and preached every where, the Lord working with them, and confirming the word with signs following. Amen.” Mark 16:20, KJV. I love to go other nations and proclaim the Gospel and see the miracles, but we also need the public proclamation of the Gospel with signs following right … Continue reading →

It’s Time to Wage Peace…Not War!

The steeple of Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church, Charleston, SC. (Photo courtesy Spencer Means)

By Tom Shanklin When a 21-year-old man walked into a church in Charlotte, South Carolina and killed nine innocent people, his plan was a to start a race war. But many of the people in the church, rather than reacting with hatred and vindictiveness, responded with forgiveness and prayers for this deluded young man. They … Continue reading →

You Can Control Your Mind Podcast

You are in charge of what comes into your mind.

By Tom Shanklin “Wherefore gird up the loins of your mind, be sober, and hope to the end for the grace that is to be brought unto you at the revelation of Jesus Christ;” 1 Peter 1:13, KJV. Many people suffer with depression, addictions and various phobias of the mind. One of the most important … Continue reading →

More People than Ever are Refugees Today

Syrian boys, whose family fled their home in Idlib, walk to their tent, at a camp for displaced Syrians, in the village of Atmeh, Syria. (Courtesy Freedom House)

By Tom Shanklin Have you every thought what it would be like to lose your home and all your possessions and be displaced to a foreign land? Today, more people than ever in the world are facing that reality. A report from the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees indicates that nearly 60 million people … Continue reading →

Reclaiming the Lost Art of Evangelism

J. Lee Grady has done it again with an excellent article on evangelism. Here’s an excerpt: Ephesians 4:11-12 tells us that God gave the five-fold ministry of apostle, prophet, evangelist, pastor and teacher to the church so that we could fulfill our mission. Yet today, most professional ministry training focuses exclusively on pastoral and teaching … Continue reading →

More Nepal Villages Helped through Relief Effort

Carrying goods to earthquake victims.

By Tom Shanklin We received the following report from Pastor Kiran Das, Bible Living Ministries coordinator in Nepal, who we have been partnering with to bring help to those devastated by the April 25th earthquake, and subsequent quakes. We are so happy to hear that God’s people are busy bringing help and the love of Christ … Continue reading →

I’ve Been Set Free Podcast


By Tom Shanklin “If the Son therefore shall make you free, ye shall be free indeed.” John 8:36, KJV. Before I came to Jesus I was a slave. Satan had me bound up in alcohol, sin and selfishness. But thank God, Jesus set me free. And He will set you free as well. Jesus promises … Continue reading →