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What Exactly is the Good News of Easter Sunday?

Dr. Larry o

Easter Sunday is approaching. You prayed for a door of opportunity, and it has opened. You have a chance to tell your best friend the one message she needs most. Suddenly, the question comes to your mind, “What exactly is that message?” At a religious convention when 60 people were asked the question, “What is the gospel?” only one had a biblical answer. If the gospel message is not clear in your mind, it won’t be in your friend’s, either. Read more...

5 Terrific Ways to Ruin Your Life (from Proverbs)

Chris Russell, Pastor at Veritas Church

The Book of Proverbs gives us some amazing wisdom for life. Along with that, Solomon also exposes some common ways that people end up messing up their lives. There are many listed in this great book, but allow me to highlight five of them. Along with each point, I have included some brief comments about avoiding these disastrous mistakes in your own life. Read more...

How Insecurity Almost Destroyed My Marriage

Jennifer Smith

Insecurities have been rooted in my heart since I was a child. My parent’s divorce when I was four was a huge contributor to the insecurities I wrestled with, although I never recognized the impact of their choices on my life until I was an adult. Read more...

Did God Tell You to Marry Your Spouse?

Gary Thomas

“It’s been miserable, Gary,” the woman confessed. “We’ve only been married for three years but it has been the worst three years of my life. My husband has just been awful. And what frustrates me so much is that God confirmed that I was supposed to marry him, ten times over.” Read more...

Former American Idol Contestant Sings Song to Baby She Nearly Aborted

via GodTube.com

2 years ago, Kimberly Henderson sat in abortion clinic about to end pregnancy. But when a card fell out of her wallet with an inspirational Bible verse, Kimberly knew this was a sign. This experience led to the creation of ‘Tiny Hearts,’ a beautiful, original song that will touch your heart in more ways than you can imagine. Read more...

5 Verses You Thought Were in the Bible - But Aren't!

Even though Western culture gets slapped with the “Post-Christian” label, that doesn’t mean references to biblical ideas have been scrubbed away. In fact, nods to Scripture show up quite often in pop culture—from movies to rockstars. Read more...

Can Indie Filmmakers Save Religious Cinema

For most Christians, God’s Not Dead was the best movie of 2014. How could it not be? The story depicted an epic struggle of faith between a Christian student and his militant, atheist professor. It’s themes of hope and repentance struck a chord with believing audiences everywhere, and inspired them to take a stand for religious freedom. Even the film’s creation had an uplifting message: made on a shoestring budget, the film grossed over $62.6 million during its time in theaters. Read more...

Be Gripped by the POWER of the Resurrection in this Version of Luke 24!

The resurrection of Jesus has changed lives over and over, and this captivating version of Luke 24 will show you why. By the end of this one, we were cheering!

[The English Standard Version, used by permission of Good News Publishers.] Read more...

The 3 Best Ways to Protect Your Pastor's Marriage

Pam and Bill Farrel

Bill and I have spent our entire married life in some form of ministry. We love encouraging ministry-minded marriages and clergy couples, in part because we have “been there” – we know the unique blessings and challenges of being a clergy couple. Our 2015 began with a week of heartbreak hitting our inbox. In one 24 hour period four clergy couples contacted our office in serious marital crisis, and within a few more days, we heard of several more pastors in our professional circles that had lost both their marriages and their ministries. Around the world are selfless clergy couples who run to the side of others in need to give God’s love, so here are three things you can do to “LUV” your pastor or the clergy couples of your church (or parachurch) staff: Read more...