Expand | Collapse (PHOTO: COURTESY OF MCCLURE MUNTSINGER PUBLIC RELATIONS)In her new book " It's Not Supposed to Be This Way: Finding Unexpected Strength When Disappointments Leave You Shattered," Lysa TerKeurst shares her story of pain and heartbreak to help others wrestle between faith and feelings so they can...
Expand | Collapse (PHOTO: ALLIWORTHINGTON.COM)In her latest book "The Year of Living Happy," Alli Worthington offers biblical wisdom for ways to fully access God's best, most peaceful life.Best-selling author Alli Worthington encourages Christian women to combat today's culture of busyness, stress and fear by inviting in God's best, most...
(Photo: Unsplash/Charlein Gracia)Three children sitting together in this photo uploaded on May 28, 2018.Jesus mentioned children several different times throughout his ministry.One of his most famous interactions with kids occurred in Matthew 19:13-15, which happened after he had gone into Judea, having just spent time in Galilee and...
(PHOTO: PEXELS)This Thanksgiving, remind your guests of the reason for the season with Scripture-themed decor.Thanksgiving — a holiday focused on gratitude, fellowship, and food — is just around the corner. If you're someone who loves entertaining, Thanksgiving is the perfect time to make your guests feel welcome with...
REUTERS/Andrew KellyBargain-hunters walk through Macy's Herald Square store during early opening for Black Friday sales in Manhattan, New York, November 24, 2016.Black Friday — a day nationally recognized as beginning of the country's Christmas shopping season — is almost here. But between traffic, long shopping lines, and overzealous...
Old San Juan, the picture-perfect, Spanish colonial-era fortified old town, is once again bustling with visitors, partly thanks to the couple thousand cruise ship passengers who explore the city on any given day. ... Read More Click Read More to read the rest of the story from our content source/partners...
(Photo by Dennis Lennox)St. John's Episcopal Church, one of Detroit's finest churches.I recently wrote about Detroit's turnaround and how the Motor City has rapidly transformed itself.There is so much to experience — great restaurants, an incredible variety of architecture, a world-class art museum — notwithstanding the very real challenges...
REUTERS/Andrew KellyA ticket is seen ahead of the Mega Millions lottery draw which reached a jackpot of 5 Million in Manhattan, New York, U.S., July 1, 2016.As the Mega Millions jackpot on Tuesday and Wednesday's Powerball haul soared to a combined $2.22 billion over the weekend, Christians remained deeply...
(Photo: Facebook; Amazon)Pastor Joshua Harris and his his career-making book published in 1997, 'I Kissed Dating Goodbye.'Pastor Joshua Harris, author of I Kissed Dating Goodbye, has released a statement apologizing for his best-selling book and announcing that he will be discontinuing its publication."I no longer agree with its central...
(Courtesy of Phil Cooke)In modern America many have no objection to cremating dead bodies, but that was not always the case.Preference for cremation in the United States has risen dramatically in recent decades. According to a July 2017 National Funeral Directors Association report, a slim majority (50.2 percent)...
Expand | CollapseCouples who live together before they get married are at greater risk of getting a divorce, a recently released study has found, supporting previous data.What is called the "premarital cohabitation effect" continues to be a real phenomenon, according to a study published last month in the Journal...
Going away for Christmas is a great way to discover a destination. Of course, you just have to be prepared to explain to extended family and friends why you are leaving them behind. (Courtesy photo)The Sofitel New York Hotel in midtown Manhattan, near Broadway.While cruise ships and tropical islands...
(Photo: REUTERS/Jason Reed)A tattoo artist from Virginia works on a man's leg with a Captain America design.Among the contested issues within churches today is what the Bible says and means as it pertains to tattoos, a topic that proves challenging given that they have become normalized in culture.The...
(Photo: Unsplash/Heather Mount)An expecting mother caresses the child in her wombIf an unmarried couple have a child together, should they be encouraged to marry even if one is a nonbeliever?No, largely because they would be "unequally yoked," according to John Piper, chancellor of Bethlehem College & Seminary and founder...
(PHOTO: US EMBASSY, Berlin)Vice President Mike Pence (M), Second Lady Karen Pence (L) and their middle child, Charlotte, tour Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial in Germany on February 19, 2017.Vice President Mike Pence has always encouraged his three children to make his Christian faith their own. But in order...
(Photo: Dennis Lennox)The streets of Detroit.It can be difficult to recognize Detroit these days.After all, it has made a remarkable transformation in the five years since city hall filed the municipal bankruptcy heard around the world.Growing up and then coming of age in the late 1990s and early...
(Photo: J.O. Media)Author Joe Battaglia on the set of "In The Mix with Jeannie Ortega" on TBN Salsa, Sept, 10, 2018When people seem to have more of a relationship with their cell phone than they do with other people, there's a problem. And when social media becomes a...
Expand | Collapse (Photo: Courtesy of Viking)Timothy Keller's book "The Prodigal Prophet," released in 2018.Distinguished theologian and former pastor of Redeemer Presbyterian Church in New York Timothy Keller has released a new book focused on the Old Testament Book of Jonah.Titled The Prodigal Prophet: Jonah and the Mystery of...
(PHOTO: THE CHRISTIAN POST)Will Graham, executive director of the Billy Graham Training Center at The Cove and vice president of the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association, attends the red carpet premiere of "Unbroken: Path to Redemption."Will Graham, grandson of the late Billy Graham, has shared how he "fell in...
(Photo: NYU Langone Health/Mike Weymouth)Dr. Gbenga Ogedegbe (standing), director of the Division of Health and Behavior in the Department of Population Health, visits a church in Harlem, where he demonstrates the proper technique for taking blood pressure readings.African-Americans who get comprehensive lifestyle advice in a motivational church environment...
(PHOTO: STASI ELDREDGE)In her new book Defiant Joy, Stasi Eldredge offers a way to defy pain and loss through Christ without denying its reality.To achieve true and lasting joy in this broken world, one must come to know God's character and hold to the unwavering belief that sorrow...
Jamie Nieto, a two-time Olympic high jumper-turned-actor, has accomplished quite a bit in his life. But he faced his biggest challenge in 2016 when confronted with a life-changing injury that threatened to leave him paralyzed.Expand | Collapse (Photo: REUTERS/Steve Dipaola)Jamie Nieto competes in the men's high jump at the...
(Screenshot: WAFB)The controversial statue of Jesus that officials at Red Bank Baptist Church in South Carolina say makes the church look Catholic.In popular accounts of the life of Jesus, he is often portrayed as a carpenter. But is it true?Throughout most English translations of the Gospels, the Son...
(Photo by Dennis Lennox)The wondrous Niagara Falls.Niagara Falls, which straddles the international border between Canada and the United States, was one of the first mass-market tourism destinations and remains popular with over 20 million yearly visitors between the two sides.Most who come to see the waterfalls don't stay...
(Screenshot: Facebook)"War Room" actor, Priscilla Shirer."War Room" actor Priscilla Shirer has called on Christians to unite around their Christian identity before anything else in a viral video clip where she declares that she doesn't describe herself as a black woman."I do not describe myself as a black woman...
(Photo: Reuters/Tony Gentile)A recent study has revealed that red wine is the most potent alcoholic drink in terms of decreasing the risk of diabetes.Alcoholic drinks have been around humanity for millennia, with a constant debate existing over whether it is acceptable to imbibe any fermented substances.Within Christianity, there...
(Photo by Dennis Lennox)The Cathedral of the Holy Trinity in Quebec City, Canada.Tucked away along the quaint streets of francophone Quebec City is a historic cathedral that was the first Anglican cathedral outside the British Isles.The Cathedral of the Holy Trinity today has a rather small congregation with separate...
(Photo: Facebook/Indonesian Consulate General Osaka)Aldi Novel Adilang is cast away on a rompong (floating fish trap) in the middle of the Pacific Ocean before being rescued by the crew of a Panama-flagged vessel called "Arpeggio" on Aug. 31, 2018, in the waters near Guam.Surviving 49 days adrift on...
(PHOTO: SHUTTERSTOCK)The study, conducted by the Barna Group in collaboration with the Association for Biblical Higher Education, asked parents of prospective students to identify what they consider to be the goals or ultimate purpose of college education.Most parents inclined toward Christian colleges and universities prioritize spiritual goals over...
(Photo by Dennis Lennox)Leaf peeping in Michigan's Keweenaw Peninsula.It's that time of the year, when leaf peepers travel in search of vibrant fall foliage.For me, this means combining a leaf-peeping road trip with visits to old churches and other historical places of interest. One of the best destinations...
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