On February 13, 2015, at Convocation, North America’s largest weekly gathering of Christian students, gospel musician, author and choir director Kirk Franklin spoke to students about shedding pride and insecurity and working to glorify God. Kirk spoke about the beauty of the relay race as a metaphor for life and encouraged students who felt like the baton had been dropped before them to pick it back up and run the race God planned in advance for them to run.
As a child, Hip Hop artist Lecrae’s world was void of good role models. Growing up with a single mom, he would watch rap videos at his grandmother’s house and developed an ability to rap himself. Yet Lecrae wrestled with insignificance, having never met his father and enduring a life of abuse and neglect. He sought to fill this void by surrounding himself with gangsters.
Little did he know that his view on life would soon be jolted, opening his eyes to the One who valued his life as significant. The One who cared enough to die for him. The One who is behind his music.
Skateboarding legend Christian Hosoi, reveals everything about his rise, fall, and redemption, in this amazing tell-all—from being named the greatest skater of all time to bottoming out on drugs to finally finding redemption through God.
Hey there! I’m Emanuella. I’m a Christian. I have been a “good” Christian most of my life. It was my identity. I used to like to tell people how “good” I was, how I kept all the Commandments. I thought that was “Good”……
Then I realized something…I Failed!!! “Christian” was just a name I wore…kind of like a pretty coat over a dirty body…It didn’t match my heart.
The film “PURPOSE” was produced by the Ride Nature organization in a collaborative effort with Walking on Water, Nations Foundation, Skate Bible, and This IZ My Story, to bring the truth of Jesus Christ to the world through action sports outreach and evangelism.