Heeding God’s counsel precedes deliverance & progress

Many times when churches wish to accomplish something or be delivered from the persecution or oppression from an outside enemy, God supplies the means within the congregation to reach our goals. At other times, we may need outside help. We see examples of getting outside help several times in scripture through situations Israel faced. For... Continue Reading →

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Just say the word: the centurion’s great faith

Since Jesus was God in the flesh, it would take something of ginormous significance to cause him to marvel. But that's exactly what the centurion with the sick servant did, according to Matthew 8:10 and Luke 7:9. Of course, when we see the word marvel used in these verses, it's not in the sense that... Continue Reading →

2-year-old girl survives 17-story fall in Communist China

In Eastern China, a 2-year-old toddler girl was left in the care of her grandmother for a few hours in the province of Jiangsu. But her grandmother, after the girl was put down for a nap, decided it would be okay to leave the toddler home alone while she went to get groceries. Two-year-old YueYue... Continue Reading →

Indiana church burns, but all its Bibles undamaged

Early Sunday morning June 3, Lighthouse Tabernacle in Crothersville, Indiana, went up in flames. The fire is still under investigation as to what caused it. Forty-five firefighters from six towns were called to battle the blaze for several hours with the flames as high as 10 to 12 feet, according to firefighters. After they finally... Continue Reading →

Don’t push it, or, how much do you think you can get away with?

A few nights ago in Des Moines, Iowa, Toyusi Johnson by all indications decided to get behind the wheel of his vehicle while drinking. In one sense, it didn't end well. In another sense, he was very fortunate even though he didn't deserve it. While driving at a high rate of speed, Johnson smashed into... Continue Reading →

People serious about their faith are more satisfied with life

Study after study continues to prove the benefits of religion. A new study out of King's College London that used 1,500 participants of all types of religious backgrounds (the majority were Christian) and atheist or agnostics has revealed people who actively participate in their faith tend to be content with their lives. They have a... Continue Reading →

Depression is on the rise, but tools to fight it are easy to find

A recent study by Blue Cross Blue Shield has shown that the number of people with health care insurance who are diagnosed with major depression in America is increasing sharply. Although it is increasing across the board, the increase is most significant for women, teens, and millennials. The statistics were measured from 2013-2016 and showed... Continue Reading →

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