by: Billy Graham
On Nov. 21, 1980, when the MGM Grand Hotel in Las Vegas burned, survivors were brought into the Convention Center, where our Crusade meetings were being held. In an interview, Governor Robert List talked about the good times at the MGM only 24 hours before. “And how quickly,” he said, “the music has stopped.”
The judges of America's The Voice came together to remember the victims of the Connecticut school massacre by singing a poignant rendition of "Hallelujah" during the opening of the talent show on Monday night.
Christians are the world's largest religious group and are nearly evenly dispersed globally, according to a new Pew study on the size, geographic distribution and median ages of the world's major religious groups.
Of the world's 6.9 billion people, 2.2 billion or 32 percent are Christians, Pew reported Dec. 18. While only 12 percent of Christians live in North America, the vast majority of Christians, 99 percent, live outside the Middle East-North Africa region where Christianity began.
“Humility is not thinking less of yourself but thinking of yourself less.”
Clive Staples Lewis, or Jack Lewis, as he preferred to be called, was born in Belfast, Ireland (now Northern Ireland) on November 29, 1898. He was the second son of Albert Lewis, a lawyer, and Flora Hamilton Lewis. His older brother, Warren Hamilton Lewis, who was known as Warnie, had been born three years earlier in 1895. <more...>
Free for Life International is pleased to report that the results for their partner border monitoring interception programs for the current year are in. They can now share that 150 girls were rescued from slavery in combined efforts between their two existing border stations. Free for Life Intl, along with their partners Peace Rehabilitation Center, operate these programs along the Nepal border. They also are celebrating the capture of 17 traffickers this year through this project. These border stations are among the most effective anti-trafficking programs in this part of the world.
What do Jeremy Lin, Craig Groeschel, Skye Jethani and Francis Chan all have in common? They are all part of kickstarting the Christian App revolution.
Deep Fried Manna, a Los Angeles-based mobile app developer today announced the launch of their kickstarter campaign to raise $150,000 to develop Rex and Rooty, a Christian interactive book for kids. Deep Fried Manna has enlisted a cast of Christian influencers to support them in their campaign, including NBA star Jeremy Lin, Pastor Craig Groeschel, authors Skye Jethani and Francis Chan and many more. One day into launch, the project has already attracted over $12,000 in funding.
Flag violence was met with peaceful prayer in Northern Ireland on Saturday, when hundreds of Christians stepped across denominational boundaries to surround Belfast City Hall in a human chain.
The works of the flesh are characteristics of the sinful nature of man caused by lust [sinful desire]. They are opposites of the qualities which the Holy Spirit wants to develop in your life. There is a constant spiritual battle going on in the life of a believer. The works of the flesh are trying to destroy the fruit of the Holy Spirit. <more...>
Work One: ADULTERY
Adultery is sexual intercourse by a married person with someone who is not their spouse.
Britain looks set to legalize same-sex marriages in the next year or two but legal safeguards it will add to protect the Church of England from having to conduct them may not survive the expected court challenges to them.
Max Lucado, best-selling author and Minister of Preaching at Oak Hills Church in San Antonio, offered a Christmas prayer in the aftermath of the deadliest school shooting in U.S. history. The following text is Lucado's prayer:
Associate Pastor with The Bridge Community of Faith in Kelowna BC Canada.