The German Lutheran pastor, Dietrich Bonhoeffer, wrote extensively on the importance of diversity in the church. We can learn from his example and take his messages to heart today. Diversity has always been a crux of the gospel message. In 1 Corinthians 11, Paul admonishes the Corinthian church for treating...
Gunmen in Nigeria reportedly kidnapped an evangelical pastor and 16 other Christians this week in an attack that also killed one person.  The incident happened in the Igabi local government area in Kaduna state. Rev. Zakariah Ido and 16 members of the Evangelical Church Winning All, including the pastor's daughter, two...
In a recent tweet, actor Jim Carrey shared an image to his followers showing the head of Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey being sucked up into a tube as a gloved hand holds the tube to her head.  "I think if you're going to terminate a pregnancy, it should be done...
The socialist crisis and repressive tactics of the regime in Venezuela have led to economic ruin, forcing many of the locals to flee their homeland. Thousands have headed into neighboring Colombia on foot, facing dehydration and extreme hunger in the process. So Operation Blessing has stepped in, offering hope...
A Church of England vicar sparked controversy when she offered to cover up an image of Jesus and a crucifix in honor of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan.  The Sunday Times reports that Rev. Lissa Scott and Gerland Lee, a former mayor of Darlington, were planning on hosting a...
This is the remarkable story of Sarah Bowling, told in her own words. She's the founder of Saving Moses and she's on a very unique mission to rescue the children of prostitutes: We were visiting a rural malnutrition clinic. This doctor came up to us, "Did you bring money?" "No."...
A recent Barna study revealed that almost half of practicing Christian millennials believe evangelism is wrong. But pastor and author Louie Giglio believes millennials and Generation Z are actually some of today's best evangelists because they are passionate and cause-driven. "I've always had a burden for the 'university moment'," Giglio...
SYDNEY (AP) — A jubilant Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison vowed Sunday to get straight back to work after a shocking election victory by his conservative government that has left bewildered voters wondering how they were taken by surprise. The opposition Labor Party, meanwhile, began another bout of post-election soul searching while...
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia’s ruling conservative coalition won a surprise victory in the country’s general election on Saturday, defying opinion polls that had tipped the center-left opposition party to oust it from power and promising an end to the revolving door of national leaders. Opposition Labor Party leader Bill...
Lakewood Pastor Joel Osteen watched his son Jonathan become the third generation of Osteens to preach at the Houston-based mega church during the 60th anniversary of its founding Sunday. The 20-year-old Osteen used the opportunity to preach about God's faithfulness to his family since Lakewood's founding in 1959 by his...