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Thank you for your encouragement and prayers for the ministry of the Institute in Basic Life Principles during this season. The Board has released this statement after the completion of many interviews and inquiries by outside legal counsel.
For families, the annual conferences are special times of fellowship and encouragement around the Word of God.
The stated corporate purpose of the Institute in Basic Life Principles, Inc. is to introduce individuals to God’s basic way of life through the Gospel of the Lord Jesus Christ. The Institute remains committed to this purpose and to helping individuals live out their salvation, received by grace through faith, and apply Biblical truths in their daily lives.
I consider it a great privilege to be asked to serve as interim president of the Institute in Basic Life Principles, a ministry that changed my life many years ago. My personal relationship with the Lord Jesus Christ and the desire to advance His Gospel has grown because of my involvement with the people in this ministry for the past 27 years.
As the Institute goes through a transition, it is important to have a leadership team that can review the past, evaluate the present, and plan for the future.
“I was in prison, and ye visited me.” These words spoken by Jesus address a mission field that is often overlooked but one that is ripe unto harvest. A group of more than seventy volunteers witnessed the power of God to save and redeem as they participated in the Journey to the Heart held in three prisons in central Florida.
Isaiah 61:1: "...the Lord hath anointed me to preach good tidings unto the meek; he hath sent me to bind up the brokenhearted, to proclaim liberty to the captives, and the opening of the prison to them that are bound".
Kristina experienced a heart condition known as atrial fibrillation, suffered from fibromyalgia for more than 15 years, and also experienced anxiety attacks, arthritis, and depression. The doctors had put her on more than twenty different drugs for a twelve-year span.
It has been awe-inspiring this year to watch the light go on in the lives of many young people as they go on a Journey to the Heart. When they actually catch a glimpse of the true reality of an all-powerful, all-knowing, and all-loving God, their perspective of this life changes, never to be the same again.