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Open Doors Come With a Price

Open Doors Come With a Price

First comes an open door—one that has been opened specifically for the person meant to walk through it—and next come adversaries and tests, which we know from the context of the passage can be overcome. Third comes the knowledge that Jesus had to go through His own very particular open door, facing a degree of adversity that I can’t fully imagine, much less imagine withstanding, but He did. He overcame!

Harvard Course on the Bible has 22,000 Students from 180 Countries

Harvard Course on the Bible has 22,000 Students from 180 Countries

It’s not everyday a college-level class has 22,000 students from 180 countries. An online course at Harvard about early Christianity is garnering many new students.

Vibrant Families and Vibrant Religions go Hand in Hand

Vibrant Families and Vibrant Religions go Hand in Hand

By every measure, Europe has become increasingly secular since the 1960s. Even in the far more religious United States, the percentage of adults regularly attending church or synagogue fell from 41 to 31 percent, or roughly by a quarter, between 1972 and 2002.

Study about Entreprayneurs: Business Starters Pray more Frequently

Study about Entreprayneurs: Business Starters Pray more Frequently

A new study by Baylor University scholars of business and sociology found that entrepreneurs pray more frequently, and are more likely to view God as personal and active in their lives.

Typhoon Haiyan: Missionaries Miracle Story of Survival

Typhoon Haiyan: Missionaries Miracle Story of Survival

Suzie Miller sat on her mattress, floating on the second level of her flooding home, not knowing whether she and her husband would survive. But Suzie and her husband, Carl – who serve among the 26 IMB missionaries assigned to the Philippines – knew they were exactly where God wanted them: in their home in Tacloban during Typhoon Haiyan.

Alabama City Fighting Crime with Christianity

Alabama City Fighting Crime with Christianity

Caped crusaders won’t be helping an Alabama city fight crime. Instead, it’ll be police-trained Christian pastors that will be placed at crime scenes to counsel and pray with victims and witnesses.

Why Disasters?

Why Disasters?

Why earthquakes, tsunamis, volcanic eruptions or typhoons that kill thousands of people? To truly understand the answer, it’s necessary to believe in a loving God and in another life after this one. Those who have confidence in God’s love, mercy, justice, and fairness can find comfort in knowing that God has good reasons for everything He allows—even disasters.

When Disaster Strikes – For Those Affected by Typhoon Haiyan/Yolanda

When Disaster Strikes – For Those Affected by Typhoon Haiyan/Yolanda

Shock, pain, confusion, turmoil. In this dark hour, God knows that even these words cannot fully express what you who have been touched by grave tragedy feel inside. God feels and understands your pain. He hears the questions that barrage you. He sees the horror that haunts you.

NFL Players that Live their Faith in a Powerful Way

NFL Players that Live their Faith in a Powerful Way

Although not prominent in the headlines, several NFL players are showing it’s possible to live and share their Christian faith without being flashy or forthright.