I was raped at 8 years old by my uncle, but it was too late because they already had me in church. Though the rape caused homosexual desires and activities as my years went on, it was too late because the seed of righteousness was inside and they had trained up a child in the way that he should go.
Though Halloween is over, Satan remains active year-round, quietly deceiving the unaware in many ways. In the following story, one lady who thought she was a Christian even wound up in witchcraft. Clearly, we must remain alert, because the devil never stops “looking for someone to devour” (1 Pet. 5:8, NIV)
Hurry your way out of failure by raising others up. Become an encourager, a helper, an advocate. Let others stand on your shoulders and by so doing you will enrich your own life and improve your little corner of the world.
Every independent human possesses an inalienable right to their personal life presentation. However that right, when from rationality, begins realizing a possible maturing inter-dependency in their exchange with other individuals.
At first, Nichols seemed to be on track for a storybook life—talented, beautiful, and always achieving her goals. She finished high school in two years and began college at 16, eventually transferring to Baylor University at age 18 in 1989 as a music education major. In the upper five percent of her class, Nichols also had scholarships for master’s and doctoral degrees. Plus, she was already a sought-after motivational speaker, so she felt God had abundantly blessed her.
why it is imperative we must always do to others what we want others to do unto us.
Written as an introductory text for seminary level classes, this third and final volume in the Exploring Christian Theology series is easily accessible for any who have an interest in knowing their God and His purpose for humankind on a deeper level. The book’s opening chapter gives “The Christian Story in Four Acts” from a wide-angle view, helping to orient the reader in God’s grand narrative.
Clara's book "Open Heart, Open Mind" is a very honest work that made me wonder how she was able to focus and push herself to victory considering all the difficulties she encountered.
The doctor looked at us both in our eyes and told us that we were 99.9% infertile. My world felt like it crashed down on me. It was a journey I never expected to undergo. My husband on the other hand had steadfast faith and kept reassuring me, saying, “We will have our children! God promised it, He will do it!”
By Daisy Jacobs Every coin has two sides. If we look at one only, the true picture cannot be judged so it is convincible to conclude with the unbiased result for any religion. Every religion has their own culture and beliefs that no any other religion can abide unless and until it is hurting the […]
An incredible testimony of God’s grace, mercy and goodness on the life of a very determined young man. Although Inky Johnson grew up in abject poverty, he had a dream of reaching the NFL. He was on the way to seeing his vision manifest until something happened that changed the course of his life forever. […]
On Saturday, March 26th, Danielle Marquez-Valle, 48, of Mesquite, Nevada, died in a ghastly car accident car as she was heading to Salt Lake city for her late mother’s funeral. A man driving her and a 28-year-old lady in his 2004 GMC Sierra pickup truck, lost control of the vehicle along northbound Interstate-15. The pickup […]
I wanted no part of a... "Do as I say... Not as I do," religion! So I called myself spiritual. Signifying myself above those who practiced this "God-forsaken" way of life. Until, God revealed to me, my hypocritical ways.
By Jeremy Stuart Church planter Samuel Orrico said, “You hear constantly that people are disappearing, people are being kidnapped. You experience having people that you met being either robbed, raped or kidnapped.” Samuel has fears about moving back to Mexico to pastor a church of about sixty that he recently co-planted. He said, “One of my […]
Grammy award winning Gospel singer Israel Houghton took to his Facebook page on Feb. 22nd to announce the end of his 20-year marriage to his wife Meleasa. “I failed and sinned in my marriage” he hinted about an affair he had some years earlier. Houghton, a five Grammy Awards winner, 13 Dove Awards winner and 2 […]
The plaintiffs want answers to their question of what happened to their tithes totaling $30 million.
I dream of a time when success to the saint of God is primarily, sincerely and passionately about the magnification of Christ in us - a time where even the slightest impurity in our heart will cause such grief, brokenness and earnest cry for repentance and grace (Phil 1:20-21; Heb 12:5-14).
However, discerning Christians can perceive the errors, recognize the truths, and enjoy the movie.
A picture of the officers stocking the man’s cabinets was posted on Facebook and the good deed was shared by many people.
He was convicted for the crimes of genocide and crimes against humanity committed during the slaughter. An estimated 800,000 ethnic Tutsis and moderate Hutus were killed by militias from the dominant Hutu forces in 100 days in the genocide. Former Pastor Jean Uwinkindi, 64, once led the Kayenzi Pentecostal church in former Rural Kigali Prefecture (now Bugesera District) during the 1994 Genocide.
Apart from God the world conditions mankind into a staged life. We walk through life with an emotional high of false fulfillment of staged illusions. Who are we selling this illusion to? More importantly, why are we buying into the staged illusions of joy, peace and success that are fallible?
As the son of a pastor, Dean's spiritual guidance started at an early age. "There have been different points of epiphany in my life where God really broke through," Dean said. "As a second grader, I recall having a spiritual encounter with God. I remember kneeling at the altar, praying. My dad was there, and I remember feeling God's presence."
Safyre survived the fire because her father protected her by shielding her in his arms. She suffered 75 percent burn to her body, lost her right hand and recently had her right foot amputated.
reality. Your success or failure in transforming an idea or desire that is implanted in your mind into a viable enterprise is largely determined by your knowledge and application of certain principles and building blocks.
These attacks following closely on the heels of the attacks in Paris and the destruction of the Russian airline symbolize the obsession with violence and destruction that seems to have taken hold of many. While the number of official "wars" have lessened over the past few years the intensity and brutality of the fighting has dramatically increased.
You would expect the daughter of H.L. Hunt, the late oil tycoon and one of the wealthiest people in the world at the time of his death in 1974, to act a certain way, to move in expected circles, and to maintain an intimidating aura that can shake even the bravest of hearts. This is not the case with June Hunt, the 12th of 14 Hunt children. Witty, charming, kindhearted, and extremely down to earth, her presence exudes peace--not the kind that comes from the world, but the one from the Word of God that surpasses all understanding
Instead of complying, the Muslims passengers stood up for their Christian counterparts by refusing to be grouped into a religious safety net. They weren't ready to leave the Christians to the nozzles of the terrorist’s guns. They courageously told the gun men to “kill them together or leave them alone.” According to a local governor, one person was killed when he tried to escape after getting off the bus.
Most would give anything to make it in Hollywood or Broadway, and Ann Foster of Hurst, Texas, knew this was her destiny as a singer. Today, however, she is grateful that God had other plans.