Join us this week on Christian Devotions SPEAK UP! as host Scott McCausey brings in Dr. Charles Stanley.

Dr. Charles F. Stanley, Senior Pastor of the First Baptist Church of Atlanta and founder of In Touch Ministries, demonstrates a keen awareness of people’s needs by providing practical biblical truths for everyday life. Modeling his ministry after the apostle Paul’s message to the Ephesians, Dr. Stanley believes that: “Life is worth nothing unless I use it for doing the work assigned me by the Lord Jesus–the work of telling others the Good News about God’s mighty kindness and love” (Acts 20:24 TLB).

The goal of Dr. Charles Stanley is best represented by In Touch’s mission statement: To lead people worldwide into a growing relationship with Jesus Christ and to strengthen the local church. Dr. Stanley’s heart’s desire is to get the gospel to “as many people as possible, as quickly as possible, as clearly as possible, as irresistibly as possible, through the power of the Holy Spirit, to the glory of God.” His book, Handle with Prayer, will be the focus of our interview. This is the second release of the book, which has already sold over a quarter million copies!

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