Never Gives Up!

April 14, 2009 at 12:05 pm (Uncategorized) (, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , )

I cried when I watched this video and I just had to share it with you. Everyone has a unique voice, a dream worth living out, a gift worth giving to the world around them. You may know that about yourself but feel like you are standing alone. Or maybe you’ve just lost hope and have given up all together. The truth is that you are not alone and there is someone who hasn’t given up on you. You have a heavenly father who is cheering you on. He isn’t sitting behind the judge’s table waiting for your next mistake – He knows your name, your story, your hurts and your dreams. He made you, all of you, so know this:

success or failure, his love NEVER gives up.

I feel like I’m writing to myself more than anyone else.  I need this truth today and will need it again tomorrow.

What about you, do you ever feel like someone who has been given up on? Or is there anyone in your life who you have stopped believing in?

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While You Were Sleeping

April 9, 2009 at 3:43 pm (Uncategorized) (, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , )

Over the last couple of months we’ve had the privilege of  sharing the Your Life Matters event with 8 high school campuses around the Atlanta area. Enjoy some highlights of our time in the video below. Coming up: April 17th – Pope High School & April 24th – Walton High School. 

Here’s an email we received from a high school student who attended our event at Marietta High School: 

“Hi, I introduced myself this morning at Marietta High School to Andrew. I just have to tell you guys that your message this morning was awesome and something that I really needed to hear. In fact, its the exact message that I’ve been wanting to tell our FCA but haven’t been able to convey-most likely because I didn’t truly believe that God has a real plan for me until this morning. But you should know that it was a major answer to prayer, I’ve been praying for awakening at MHS and for our FCA to realize and walk in our full potential. MHS is such a dark place and in desperate need of God’s love (as most high school’s are) so thank you for taking the time to spread Jesus’ light. Ya’lls ministry is awesome! Keep loving the Lord and doing what you do! Thanks again”

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Roswell High School

February 10, 2009 at 11:48 am (Uncategorized) (, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , )

Thank you Roswell High School for such a warm welcome. We enjoyed spending the morning with you guys and are excited about what God is doing through all of you on your campus. Please keep emailing and sending us messages – we love hearing from you! 

Next Up:  Sequoyah High School in Canton, GA this Friday! We are praying for a powerful time of awakening on Sequoyah’s campus. Please join us in lifting up these incredible students! masthead_r2_c2

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He’s all I’ve got left!

September 29, 2008 at 4:59 pm (Uncategorized) (, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , )

We are waking up every single day to a crazier and crazier world. I don’t know where you are sitting today or what your week is looking like, but we are walking in desperate for our God! In the midst of a failing financial market, no gas to be found, and a presidential election, just name to name a few, there’s more than enough to keep us worrying. 

In the Broken Voices world…we are trying to promote the film, redesign our website, package the film into a finished DVD, plan events through 2009, and raise support for the organization and our families.

We worked over 100 hours the previous week to meet a deadline and stay on schedule. 

How about you? What’s been going on in your life? What has you laying awake at night? Money? Health? Grades? Relationships? Or simply where you are going to find gas tomorrow?

We are all busy. We all have stress. There’s more than enough to worry about. Jesus nailed it when he said, “Don’t worry about tomorrow…Each day has enough trouble of it’s own.” Jesus encouragement to the people in Matthew chapter 6 was to trust God with TODAY. Don’t worry about tomorrow – just concentrate on trusting today – and God will provide. That is a promise! It’s a thought that is changing our lives. It’s also not isolated to Jesus words in Matthew. The idea of waking up and trusting God for his provision today is all over the scriptures. 

As we were wrapping up our insane week last week, a faithful friend emailed us these verses from Lamentations 3:22-24. She typed out the verses from three different versions of the Bible. We’ve been soaking on these words all weekend. 

22 Beacause of the LORD’s great love we are not consumed,
for his compassions never fail.

23 They are new every morning:
great is your faithfulness.

24 I say to myself, “The LORD is my portion; 
therefore I will wait for him.”  (NIV)

23 They are new every morning; great and abundant is Your stability and faithfulness.  (AMP)

22-24 God’s loyal love couldn’t have run out, his merciful love couldn’t have dried up. They’re created new every morning. How great is your faithfulness! I’m sticking with God (I say it over and over). He’s all I’ve got left.  (THE MESSAGE)

We are hoping and praying that these words can come alive for you. Please keep praying that God will grow our faith and trust in him. Pray for those who woke up in a total mess today and need a touch from their heavenly father. We’d also like to be more specifically praying for you. Let us know how we can do that by leaving a comment here or sending an email to mail@bokenvoices.org 

In it with you,
Matt & The BV Team

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