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How to react to COVID-19

First, we, as followers of Christ, must remember that our God is “refuge and power, very real help in poor times” (Psalm 46: 1). God has not given us the spirit of fear. We should not panic. Heavenly Father is still omniscient, always present, almighty God. Secondly, we need to pray for all those who […]

The Christmas and Gift giving

 Starting in late November, Americans will spend upwards of $579 billion on holiday gifts. I count myself among this elite group. Though self-gifting is on the rise, most of us are focused on finding the perfect presents for all 37 people on our list, including: the dog groomer, the kids’ school bus drivers, and that […]

All He wants for Christmas is you

 “For God so loved the world that He gave His only begotten Son….” John 3:16 A few years back, the minister of music and I decided to try something different on the last Sunday night before Christmas. We had done all the pageants and children’s musicals and there was nothing more that just “had” to […]

The President-elect Donald Trump visits church on Sunday Morning.

President-elect Donald Trump and Vice President-elect Mike Pence are attending a church service on Sunday morning at a Presbytarian church in New Jersey. NY Post reported: Trump arrived at Lamington Presbyterian Church in Bedminster Township for services at 10 a.m.  The church is just two miles from The Donald’s Trump National Golf Club Bedminster, where the […]

SEEING WITH BIBLICAL EYES IS AN IMPORTANT STRATEGY FOR BELIEVERS IN THIS SEASON. WHAT’S YOUR MINDSET?

Paul the Apostle reminds us in Colossians 3:1-2 to ‘set our minds and hearts on things above, where Christ is seated at the right hand of God.’ Our greatest impact as Christians comes not as we focus on things on the earth, but as we come to understand Whose we are and who we are […]

Two Baptist churches in Texas face removal from South Baptist Convention due to gay acceptance issue.

Two Baptist churches in Texas could be expelled from their governing body, the Baptist General Convention of Texas (BGCT), over their welcoming position towards gay people, according to the Baptist Standard and other reports. Wilshire Baptist in Dallas and First Baptist in Austin reportedly received letters from BGCT officials which stated that because the churches had affirmed […]

Pursuing Godly Goals will Bring Favor and Blessing

Setting up a Good New Years  Resolutions – and keeping them. For Christians, if God is central in the New Year’s resolution, it has a better chance for success. God gave human beings free will, and He never oversteps that freedom to make choices. God’s Word certainly has made clear which choices are better than others, […]

Caffeine is Poison

Caffeine is the most widely consumed psychoactive drug in the world. Chemically it is 1,3,7 trimethylxanthine. Surprisingly, it wasn’t even discovered until about 1000 AD. The more evidence you see, the worse it gets. Half of all American adults drink at least one cup of coffee a day. 80% of Americans drink caffeine in coffee […]

Atheism are growing in the US while Christians becoming warm.

American Way: Atheist activists’ numbers are growing in the US as they take on Big Religion, but many keep quiet for fear of alienation in one Bible-minded Virginia town  At first glance, the group of scruffy-looking students could be attending a meeting of any old debating club, but as they begin to speak it soon […]

Pastor Saeed Abedini has been finally freed after Three Years in Iran Prison

Many prayers has been heard, Saeed Abedini has finally been freed. The Iranian-American pastor from Idaho, held for more than three years, was exchanged as part of a prisoner swap in which Iran released four people and the United States released seven. ACLJ Naghmeh Abedini advocates for her husband. “It is confirmed,” his wife Naghmehannounced on Twitter. […]

1,000 Gather at Prayer Vigil for Canadian Pastor Sentenced to Life in North Korean Prison

Over 1,000 supporters recently gathered at the Toronto church of Pastor Hyeon Soo Lim on Sunday to offer their prayers and support after the pastor was sentenced to life prison by a North Korean court.  The prayer vigil took place at Light Korean Presbyterian Church in Mississauga, outside of Toronto, where the Rev. Jason Noh […]

The Bible’s Teaching on Marriage and Family

Andreas J. Kostenberger is the Director of Ph.D. Studies and Professor of New Testament at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary. He is also editor of theJournal of the Evangelical Theological Society (JETS) and founding president of Biblical Foundations, an organization with the aim of “restoring the biblical foundations of the home, the church, and society.” Dr. […]

Franklin Graham Quits GOP Over Spending Bill, Wants Christians to Revolutionize ‘Wicked System’

Evangelist Franklin Graham resigned from the Republican Party and declared himself an independent voter Monday over the “wasteful” GOP-led $1.8 trillion spending bill passed by Congress last week. Graham, who is the eldest son of Billy and Ruth Bell Graham, as well as president and CEO of Samaritan’s Purse and the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association, also […]

Kim Davis’ Christian View of Marriage Will Now Be Accommodated in Kentucky state

Even though Kentucky County Clerk Kim Davis spent five days in jail for refusing to authorize same-sex marriage certificates, a simple change by the state’s new governor showed that both sides of the debate can get what they want. Republican Gov. Matt Bevin announced that the state will no longer require county clerks’ signatures to […]

Many Christians Around the World, Including in the West, are being persecuted during Christmas Holidays

The White House has refused to make the declaration that ISIS has committed genocide on Christians, even though ISIS’ spiritual credibility is contingent upon its dedication to cleansing the “caliphate” of Christians. Genocide consists of: “The perpetrator’s mental state and the acts. According to the legal definition of genocide, the perpetrator(s) must have “special intent” (dolus specialis) […]

Self Destruction of Western Civilization

“The West is losing faith in its own future,” reads the headline in a recent report by Gideon Rachman appearing in Financial Times. (December 9, 2013) Only 33 percent of Americans believe their children will live better, and the pessimism about the future is even worse in Europe, according to a poll noted in Rachman’s […]

Homosexuality And Abortion Rights Caused California Drought

End Times broadcaster Rick Wiles knows what is to blame for the record California drought: gay people and legal abortion. While discussing the drought on his “Trunews” radio show yesterday, Wiles said that measures to conserve water are not going to help the state since it is currently experiencing divine punishment. “Rain will follow repentance,” […]

Southern Baptists urged to reject any laws legalizing gay marriage

Prepare for civil disobedience. That’s the message one prominent pastor is sending to some 16 million members of the Southern Baptist Convention. Jack Graham, pastor of Prestonwood Baptist Church in Texas, said American Christians should be prepared for massive fallout if the Supreme Court legalizes same-sex unions. “We want to stay in the system,” Graham […]

At least 19 Christians killed and 40 injured by Suicide bombings in area of Pakistani city.

Suicide bombers attacked a Christian community in eastern Pakistan on Sunday, setting off two blasts that killed at least 14 people and wounded dozens more, officials said. The Pakistani Taliban claimed responsibility for the deadly attack and warned of more to come. The explosions, which struck the Nishtar Colony area in the city of Lahore, […]

A Caution for Believers in 2015

The new year brings hope and opportunity. Many of us have made New Year’s resolutions we are firmly committed (at least for now . . .) to keep throughout the year. Every new year, though, also brings renewed temptations and fresh opportunities for failure. Consequently, this post is a caution based on the story of […]

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