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5 Ways to Move from a Great Shaking in 2016 to a Great Awakening in 2017

Michael Brown,   According to the Chicago Tribune, 2016 was, “A year unlike any year.” Merriam-Webster, famous for its dictionaries, picked “surreal” as the word of the year, and Nigel Farage of Brexit fame opined that 2016 was the “Year Of The ‘Political Revolution’ By The Little People.” By all counts, 2016 was a year

The Christmas Story Retold in Light of the Ghoulish Practices of Planned Parenthood

Michael Brown, At this time of the year, in churches around the world, the opening chapters of Matthew and Luke will be read afresh, describing the miraculous births of Jesus and His forerunner John. In light of a recent 500-page Senate report, detailing some of the barbaric practices of Planned Parenthood, I thought it good

The Spirit of Christmas and the Spirit of Islam

William Kilpatrick, How much do Christians and Muslims have in common? Plenty of clues can be found in the celebration of Christmas. “The man that hath no music in himself/ Nor is not moved with concord of sweet sounds/ Is fit for treasons, stratagems, and spoils.”–William Shakespeare, The Merchant of Venice Every year around this

Trump, President of the United States by the Sovereign Intervention of God

Michael Brown,  As the political pundits weigh in on the many sociological and ideological factors that contributed to Donald Trump’s stunning victory, allow me to weigh in on the spiritual side of things. I believe Trump has been elected president by divine intervention. I’m aware, of course, that some people believe that everything happens by

Republicans: Let’s Forgive Donald Trump and Move On #StandwithTrump

Katie Nations, Lifezette  Pride should not get in the way of doing what’s right for our great country. I cringed when I read the transcript. And then, I could not resist — I watched the video and listened to the audio. The words Donald Trump said 11 years ago are repulsive. The idea that someone would

Jesus the ˜Intolerant Bigot’

Matt Barber, “The Gospel of Christ doesn’t care about ‘tolerance.’ It cares about truth.” These words caused me to look up from my Bible Gateway app where I was reading along with selected scriptures. Matt Short,missions pastor at One Community Church in Lynchburg, Virginia, had just uttered from the pulpit a profound reality that, regrettably,

What Muslim-American children are being taught: I Love Islam

Dr. Stephen M. Kirby, What are Muslim-American children being taught in private Islamic schools?  We can learn about some of it by looking at the I Love Islam series used to teach elementary-level Muslim-American children about Islam.  This series consists of five textbooks, each with a corresponding workbook and teacher/parent guide.  It is published by

What to do When Forced to Perform ˜Gay Weddings’

Matt Barber  Churches in Denmark are now compelled, by law, to host same-sex “weddings.” America is next. Tyranny’s appetite is insatiable. The secular-left’s hunger for power and control over its detractors can never be satisfied. To outwardly succumb and affirmatively capitulate to their pagan demands will never be enough. Thought control is the goal. Case

6 Truths About Pornography

Matt Barber  The Bible is the “word of truth.” It’s mankind’s user manual. It’s the blueprint, even in suffering, for a joyful and fulfilled existence in this life, and an incomprehensibly glorious eternity in the next. The total truths and precepts inherent within the Judeo-Christian scriptures are both timeless and universally applicable to all people