Rev. Billy Graham died at 7:46 a.m. Wednesday, and was found by his longtime assistant, David Bruce, who then called Graham's son, the Rev. Franklin Graham, who was in Dallas. There were no family members present. "It was described by his nurse and doctor as a very peaceful passing," said Mark DeMoss ...
Battling any addiction can be difficult, whether it is an alcohol addiction, drug addiction, gambling addiction, or food addiction. You may feel trapped, and that there is no hope. You may have even tried to get free from your addiction numerous times, and failed each time to stay clean. It is possible with each failed attempt, you are now feeling hopeless.
If someone had told me 12 years ago that I was going to end up marrying a homeless alcoholic, I would have presumed they were mad. But that’s what happened. I was 30 years old, happily single, with a successful career as a writer, when I fell in love with a man who lived in a bush.
Finding freedom from our OCD (Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder) involves facing fears, accepting obsessions, surrendering our anxieties to God, believing in the truth, and finally, postponing ritualizing thoughts. If we courageously do all this, we can experience more and more victories from this illness – if we only habitually choose to stay connected to the Vine.
World-renowned sports physician Larry Nassar is a typical example of a molester who is skillful at his art of molestation. He is so skilled that he has successfully molested over 265 women. Now, these are known cases. He served as a sports doctor for the Michigan State University and the USA Gymnastics.
If you want a better life than the one you currently live, one of the greatest things you could ever learn is this: NOTHING will change unless YOU CHANGE. Things will never get better until YOU decide to get better. Until YOU decide to learn more, to work harder, to work smarter, to change your daily habits, to eliminate negative influences.
There has been an avalanche of thoughts expressed on the issue of sex dolls since they gained new, unrivaled popularity such as has not been seen since their inception. Social media was a sound tool in the propagation of this “felony” as considered by the female folk.
The Calvinist preacher stirred up a hornet's nest when he said on his "Ask Pastor John" podcast that women should never be allowed to teach seminary classes. Piper said: "If it is unbiblical to have women as pastors, how can it be biblical to have women who function in formal teaching and mentoring capacities to train and fit pastors for the very calling from which the mentors themselves are excluded?"
Bullying can be addressed on your end. How? Build your teenagers' self-confidence! The kind of confidence derived not from having all their whims so they could be "in", but one that comes from having good values enough for them to stand proud even if they are lacking in material things.
Anger and resentment drains your energy, and keeps you imprisoned by your past. By choosing to let go of your hurt and anger, you give yourself the freedom to fully experience joy in life. Anger builds inside us, so by letting go, you improve your ability to control your anger. We've all seen the person who blows up at the smallest incident. It is the accumulation of built up anger that is unreleased that causes this explosion.
By Ezekiel Olukolajo And the LORD God caused a deep sleep to fall upon Adam and he slept: and he took one of his ribs, and closed up the flesh instead thereof; And the rib, which the LORD God had taken from man, made he a woman, and brought her unto the man. And Adam […]
Undergraduate engineering students of John Hopkins University customized a stroller for Karam Tarazi, a 6 year old boy who is suffering from a rare, progressive genetic disease that has damaged his nervous system. As a result, he lacks muscle control, can’t walk nor talk, and has some other physical challenges.
Procrastination, the habit of putting off until later what can be done today, even now, is a growing menace. Do you find yourself relegating tasks to the background just because you feel you are pressured, and waiting until later when there is even more pressure?
As a single Christian man, enlightenment came a little late to me in my bachelor days and at age 36 I was still single. When I found out that my kid brother, 6 years younger than me just had his first-born, life's harsh realities somehow got into my senses. I'm not getting any younger, and my old friends and contemporaries aren't with me any longer and are busy with their own lives. So, there's not much fun anymore. Time really flies so swiftly. It dawned on me that I really have to set my priorities right otherwise I might miss the boat.
Do what you want to do and be truly happy. Who cares what people think of you. It's no one's business what you choose to do. Make sure that what you do is as great as you believe it to be; no one has to agree or disagree with it. Just be committed to providing a contribution and your happiness is already fulfilled.
Infatuation deprives you of sound judgment. I knew that Dan was seeing my friend Amy, but it didn't stop me from wishing it was me he was dating instead of her. In fact, I felt angry with Amy for dating him. After all, she was supposed to be my friend.
By Gboyega Omolayo The truth is unshakeable. I love to refer to the seventeenth chapter of the book of John as a key valedictory prayer of Our Lord Jesus for believers before the conclusion of the His earthly ministry. He prayed to God for those who have come to believe in Him at that time as well […]
There are people though, like Terry Fox, who despite their seemingly hopeless situation gave hope to others like himself. Fox was said to have courageously united the whole of Canada in the “celebration of his life and in the mourning of his death”.
Sometimes it may be painful to detach, but separation, if and when necessary, is part of the price you must be prepared to pay for progress. If you’re not willing to detach when required, it may be totally impossible for you to move forward or fulfill the purpose of God for your life, you’ve got to learn the language of ‘Good Bye’ when required.
Obstacles can be anything that stands in our way of reaching our goals, having success, or being what God want us to be. Great faith endures great trials. Each day comes with it’s share of struggles and difficulties and every small victory becomes seed to grow our faith.
How prepared you are will determine if you will end up with a successful Christian relationship. Below I will share with you some of the foundational elements that you need to be successful in any Christian relationship. It is always important that you prepare yourself to be the right person for your future spouse. Let's begin with God.
Many ministries can often be blindly headed up by highly narcissistic leaders. They are in the churches, in denominational positions, in the mission field, and in mission/para-church organizations. In order to understand how bad this narcissism could be we need to first understand narcissism.
The twin babies who have been named Olivia Mei Vujicic and Ellie Laurel Vujicic, were delivered on Thursday, December 20. Both the mother and babies are reportedly in good health.
Orville Rogers may be 95 years old, but remains a competitive world-record-setting runner, after taking up the sport at age 50, and even went skydiving at 90 and hang-gliding at 93. While his contemporaries nurse their health, Rogers continues living vibrantly. His secret is found in the Bible, which he reads every year—now in the midst of his 50th time.
The importance of understanding the Blood Covenant is found in the fact that the basis of Christianity is rooted in a Blood Covenant. The Blood Covenant between God and Abraham, the foundation for the relationship of God to His chosen people, appears in the New Testament as a New Covenant, this time between God and those who choose to serve Him in Christ.
Are you married to an alcoholic? Is your husband/wife a different person when they drink? Are you tired of the Dr. Jeckyl and Mr. Hyde Behavior? Are you at your wits end, and just can’t take it anymore? What can you do?
An amazing must-watch of dying to one's self to birth a new and better you. Lisa Nichols shares her empowering story that will bring tears to your eyes. Click below to watch and be inspired.
Each individual has a different degree of anger within them and it's often brought to the surface when things completely go awry. In a marriage that can differ slightly. Some women, who have been married for a time, seem to struggle with keeping their anger under wraps.
Building self-esteem is an essential aspect in raising a healthy child. One way to do this is to present 'defeatable challenges' to your children as often as possible. So what is a defeatable challenge?