Testimony From RU Student 3-20-13

by Benjamin Burks on March 20, 2013 · 1 comment

I was saved on the 2nd of May 1982, I had been an alcoholic before I was saved and people had me convinced that I was still in recovery. I went to RU meetings at Landmark Baptist church in Rolla, Mo, where I’m a member. Through the teaching, preaching, studying, journaling, and prayer, I was […]

Recovery Language

by Benjamin Burks on March 20, 2013 · 0 comments

Ephesians 2:1-6, “And you hath he quickened, who were dead in trespasses and sins; 2 Wherein in time past ye walked according to the course of this world, according to the prince of the power of the air, the spirit that now worketh in the children of disobedience: 3 Among whom also we all had […]

Thank God, I am Free…Free…Free!

by Benjamin Burks on February 2, 2011 · 0 comments

Often I will hear someone try to help another person overcome a besetting sin by saying all they need to do is “resist the devil”. This is a much misquoted verse from the book of James. The devil is not going to flee from us so easily; he is not the least bit afraid of […]

Lifter Up of Mine Head

by Benjamin Burks on January 5, 2011 · 0 comments

But thou, O LORD, art a shield for me; my glory, and the lifter up of mine head. Psalm 3:3 I learned early in life never to walk with my head down. I am a Burks my Dad would say. That’s nothing to be ashamed of. Even on your worst day you are still my […]

On the Winning side

by Benjamin Burks on December 30, 2010 · 0 comments

These things I have spoken unto you, that in me ye might have peace. In the world ye shall have tribulation: but be of good cheer; I have overcome the world. John 16:33 This world is a place of struggle. Yes, we can live above the struggle for awhile. We can find a way to […]

Stories of victory – Reformers Recovery Ministry

by Benjamin Burks on December 24, 2010 · 4 comments

Stories of victory…at Reformers Unanimous we receive letters from people all over the world proclaiming the victory they have found in Christ through the ministry of RU. These letters are exceptionally encouraging to all our staff. If you have a story of victory that you would like to share, please email it to us at […]

The race is run – so quickly done – his work is on earth is through – His time down here more limited than any of us knew. But what a mark he made upon this sinful world below And what a work he leaves behind: more souls to win and grow How many battered […]