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Two North Koreans Killed for Christian Faith

  Two North Korean Christians have died because of their faith, a global persecution watchdog group revealed today. Opens Doors USA confirmed the deaths of the two Christians, revealing that one was shot while he was leaving for Bible training in China, and that another one died in a labor camp in North Korea. “He was […]

Why I Raise My Children with God

CNN’s iReport recently carried a blog post entitled “Why I Raise My Children Without God” (which CNN says is the 2nd highest viewed post ever on their iReport site) by an atheist Texas blogger named TXBlue08. Her blog site, “Kids Without Religion”, is all about “raising kids as independent, logical thinkers”. In her post, she put […]

Iran begins trial for U.S. pastor held since September

On Monday, American Saeed Abedini appeared in an Iranian court. The Christian pastor gave the judge a written statement and was questioned by prosecutors and his defense lawyer, whom he only met Monday. But apparently that is not the end of the legal proceedings, according to his wife and lawyers who are assisting her with […]

A Biblical Perspective on Marriage

Most Christians see marriage as a gift from God and a sacred institution.  Yet, in our experience as marriage counselors, we have found that even mature believers often don’t have a clear biblical basis for their beliefs.  Having a sound Christian perspective on marriage is vitally important today as many in our society are trying to […]

Gun issue divides christian community

Washington DC – There is a split in American pews over gun control. In the weeks since the mass shooting in Newtown, Connecticut, many Christians are wrestling with gun control, an issue they once held as a sacred, untouchable right. For years gun control was championed by Catholic and mainline Protestant churches, but now many evangelicals […]

Same-sex weddings to begin at Washington DC National Cathedral

Washington National Cathedral — the seat of the Episcopal Church, one of the world’s largest cathedrals and the host of the official prayer service for the presidential inauguration later this month — has decided to start hosting same-sex-weddings. In some ways, the announcement that is expected Wednesday morning is unsurprising for a denomination and a diocese that […]

Life Is Precious

Whether the physical body has just started developing in a mother’s womb or is over 100 years old and dying, human life has great dignity and value.  by Greg Brezina I recently visited an elderly friend who spends most of his time in bed. When I entered his room, the smell of urine was very […]

Key to a Blessed Marriage

The key to a experiencing a blessed marriage has a lot to do with a grape and a vine. Relationships can be very complex; however, what makes them thrive can be found in one simple truth. by Greg Brezina At a recent wedding reception, I complimented the newlyweds on their ceremony and encouraged them to […]

Peace In The Midst Of Stress

Stess is abudant in our world today, but there is a way to handle stress without turning to addictions, self-discipline, or suicide. Internal peace can be found through Jesus even in the midst of stressful circumstances. by Greg Brezina In all my life I have never seen so many people so stressed out as I […]

While Number of Christians May Be Declining in Britain It Is Increasing in India

New figures from the 2011 Census show that the number of people who identify as Christians in England and Wales has fallen by 4 million over the last 10 years. The data shows that numbers fell from 37.3 million in 2001 to 33 million last year. The statistics came as the outgoing archbishop of Canterbury, […]

California Father to Speak Against Schools Becoming ‘Re-Education Camps’ for Homosexual Agenda

San Juan Capistrano, California – A California father is set address officials of his local school district about his concerns relating to area schools becoming “re-education camps” for the homosexual agenda. Stan Wasbin is a father of four, all of which attend school within the Capistrano Unified School District. Recently, Wasbin wrote a three-page letter to district officials […]

Young people ‘unable to cope with life’

One in 10 young people feel unable to cope with day-to-day life, The Prince’s Trust has warned. Its fifth annual youth index finds that NEETs (young people not in employment, education or training) are more likely to feel unable to cope. The report is based on interviews with more than 2,000 young people between the […]

Muslim Broadcaster Buys American TV Station: What Now?

Pan-Arab broadcaster Al-Jazeera has announced plans to establish a new U.S. cable news channel through the purchase of Current TV. The Qatar-backed network will replace Current TV in the more than 40 million homes it’s currently in with its own news network, tentatively titled Al Jazeera America. The impact of the Muslim media outlet may […]

Billy Graham’s Prayer for the New Year

Our Father and our God, as we stand at the beginning of this new year we confess our need of Your presence and Your guidance as we face the future. We each have our hopes and expectations for the year that is ahead of us—but You alone know what it holds for us, and only […]

Easy Steps to Break 10 Common Bad Habits

God have called his people to purity, physical and spiritual.  Therefore, be perfect, even as your Father who is in heaven is perfect. Matthew 5:48 It’s New Year’s resolutions time, and everyone has those bad habits they’d like to break. But breaking them is tricky because you often do them without even realizing it. That’s […]

5 Reasons God Allows Tragedies Like the Sandy Hook Massacre To Occur

As a Christian, it can be difficult to reconcile all the evil that happens in the world with an all knowing, all powerful loving God who could stop it if He wants, but chooses not to do so. If our hearts break for the innocent children who were senselessly murdered at Sandy Hook Elementary, how […]

Franklin Graham Says ‘Sin-Sickened’ America Must Repent

Franklin Graham says America is living in “dark days” morally and spiritually as more same-sex couples get married, marijuana cigarettes are lit up in public places, and television is awash in blatant immorality. The “sin-sickened” state of America will have far greater consequences than a “fiscal cliff,” the evangelist warned. “For the past few weeks, […]

Sudan Bombings Kill More Nuba Christians Around Christmas

J UBA, South Sudan (Morning Star News) – Non-Arab Christians in Sudan’s Nuba Mountains said they feel forgotten after Sudanese air forces killed at least 11 of the faithful in bombings before and after Christmas, according to area sources. Following bombings of non-Arab civilians in Christian villages in Sudan’s South Kordofan state from Dec. 18 […]

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