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Can You Be Suicidal and a Christian?

One woman’s story of depression, loss of hope–and other things Christians aren’t ‘supposed’ to deal with. Most people assume that I started running to lose weight, and I tend to let most people think that. Because the real reason is a lot less glamorous, a lot darker.   I started running to beat depression. Notice […]

For the Christians who struggles with depression, preach to your heart

For many who have seen this title and have begun reading this piece, shock and awe is probably filling your person whilst you battle in your mind with the following monologue: “[Gasp] A depressed Christian, how can it be? Christians cannot be depressed, that’s madness.” This assumption comes not from a judgemental standpoint at all; […]

Color Psychology

  Color Psychology Like death and taxes, there is no escaping color. It is ubiquitous. Yet what does it all mean? Why are people more relaxed in green rooms? Why do weightlifters do their best in blue gyms?  Colors often have different meanings in various cultures. And even in Western societies, the meanings of various […]

Why So Many Christians Are Relaxing Over Drinks

In August, Moody Bible Institute lifted its alcohol and tobacco ban for its 600 full-time employees, following recent similar moves by Wheaton College, Huntington University, and Asbury Seminary. Moody spokesperson Brian Regnerus said the change “came out of a desire in Moody’s leadership to reflect a high-trust environment that emphasizes values, not rules,” and to […]

Sarah Palin on a mission to keep Jesus at the heart of Christmas

Sarah Palin is taking aim at politically correct secularists who want Christ airbrushed from the Christmas festivities and “Merry Christmas” replaced with “Happy Holidays”. She is currently on tour around the US to promote her new book, Good Tidings and Great Joy: Protecting the Heart of Christmas. In the book, she claims there is a […]

Man Finishes Tweeting Entire Bible After Three Years of Dedicated Work

A U.K. man has recently completed his three-year mission of tweeting the entire bible, chapter by chapter. Since its beginning, the man has seen his small project blossom into an international viral phenomenon on social media. Chris Juby, the 30-year-old worship director at Kings Church in Durham, U.K., decided in 2010 that he would summarize […]

Bible is More Accessible Now Than Anytime in World History

The president of the largest Bible translation organization in the world says that more people than ever before can access the Bible in their own language, that translation programs for every native language in the world will be underway in twelve years, and that work to translate the Bible into every tongue brings us closer […]

Who Are Jews Who Accept Yeshua, They Are Completely Jewish

The One true God is the God of Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob. “I am the Lord, and there is no other, apart from me there is no God.” (Isaiah 45:5) In other words, the “Jewish God” is the only God that exists. All the other “gods” among the various religions do not actually rule the […]

Church counseled faith, not shots

  When Amy Arden joined Eagle Mountain International Church in 1997, her 11-month-old daughter had received all the recommended vaccinations, Arden says. Her child didn’t get another shot until Arden left the church in 2003. “There was a belief permeating throughout the church that there is only faith and fear,” Arden said. “If you were […]

Different denominations within Christianity

  Why are there so many different denominations within Christianity?      Answer The Lord never intended for His church to be divided up into hundreds of competing groups teaching vastly different doctrines. The Lord is not the Lord of confusion. It is man that has changed His doctrine and turned it into a mass […]

BBC and Other Massmedia Minimizes Christian Persecution

While it is no secret that the so-called mainstream media habitually fails to report on the international phenomenon of Christian persecution, few are aware that they sometimes actively work to undermine the efforts of those who do expose it. Consider a new report by the BBC titled Are there really 100,000 new Christian martyrs every […]

Why Christians Need to Have Great Courage Living Today in the World

We live now in a time of great courage. More people are suffering for their faith in Christ than perhaps at any other time in history. Christians are suffering in Muslim countries in many places in Africa, southern Asia, and the Middle East. Not only are churches burned with worshippers locked inside, and other Christians are […]

Saeed Abedini moved to more dangerous prison

There’s been a very troubling development in the case of American Pastor Saeed Abedini, a US citizen imprisoned in Iran because of his Christian faith. According to a release from Jordan Sekulow of the American Center for Law and Justice (ACLJ), Abedini’s family members in Iran say he has been moved from Evin Prison in […]

Are Christian teens leaving the church because of unfulfilling youth groups?

Recent polls show Christian teenagers are turning away from the church – and some believe unfulfilling youth groups and parents’ over-dependence on them may have something to do with it. According to a survey sponsored by the US-based National Center for Family-Integrated Churches (NCFIC), 55% of American Christians are concerned that modern youth ministry is […]

Conflict Resolution Skills for Kids

Helping kids navigate disagreements peacefully. by Shannon Medisky Tanara congratulated her son on reciting poems with his classmates, and then asked how his best friend did. He answered, “We’re not friends anymore.” Questioning him further, she learned their fallout happened because his “friend” had thrown a lunch pail at him. Tanara told him, “You can’t […]

Seeing the Best in Him

It was my first time attending this Bible study. The group was a sprinkling of generations. Expectant moms, soccer moms and women with graying hair all greeted one another and settled in for their morning together. Then, one by one, the women of different ages and seasons stood to celebrate their husbands, acknowledging how hard […]

Trucker Buying Bible Billboards Across Wisconsin to ‘Help Save People From the Sins of the World’

GREEN BAY – A 72-year-old trucker from Wisconsin is on a mission to share the truth and hope of the Gospel by purchasing billboards throughout his state. Harold Scott of Green Bay has spent over $600,000 purchasing billboard space over the past two years, all of which he has paid for almost entirely with his own […]

Evangelist Found ‘Guilty’ of Trespassing for Preaching at Public Train Station to Appeal Ruling

WEST WINDSOR, NJ. – An evangelist in New Jersey plans to appeal after a municipal judge found him guilty of defiant trespassing this week for preaching the Gospel at a public train station. As previously reported, Robert Parker has been preaching at the Princeton Junction train station in West Windsor for the past five years, which […]

Missouri Police Descend Upon, Arrest Evangelists Preaching Gospel in Public Square

  SPRINGFIELD – Three Christians with a church in Springfield, Missouri were arrested on Friday night while preaching the Gospel in the public square. The situation is part of an ongoing battle between members of Lighthouse Anabaptist Church and the Springfield Police Department. “This is coming to a head,” Pastor Aaron Brummitt told Christian News Network […]

Speaking Multiple Languages Possibly More Powerful than Drugs in Staving Off Dementia

Speaking multiple languages may help stave off dementia as many as five years, a new study found. A team of researchers from the University of Edinburgh and Nizam’s Institute of Medical Sciences in India looked at nearly 650 dementia patients, determining when each had been diagnosed with the condition.  Overall, those who spoke two or […]

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