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One-armed Christian basketball player shocks opponents

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By Allie Scribner – With one arm amputated, Christian dunker Hansel Enmanuel is winning high school games and has D-1 scholarship offers from Tennessee State...

Thai Buddhist boy sensed the presence of demons

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By Eric Epps – Despite experiencing terrors of demonic oppression as a child, Apisit “Ide” Viriya didn’t abandon the syncretic Buddhism of his childhood when...

Christian mom shocked when toddler orders 31 burgers via DoorDash

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By Michael Ashcraft – Customarily, toddler Barrett Golden is the star of the show taking pictures of himself on his mom’s phone. But on Monday,...

Beautiful Christian student killed by Muslim mob

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A Christian student stoned to death at a college in northwest Nigeria on Thursday (May 12) was falsely accused of blaspheming the prophet of Islam...

North Korea: Underground pastor’s mom dies in prison, he plants two churches

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By Mark Ellis – Very truly I tell you, unless a kernel of wheat falls to the ground and dies, it remains only a single...

My Personal Pentecost

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The vital need for power from on high in gospel witness -- by Charles Gardner -- I always look forward to Pentecost, for a number of...

Water and the Word, for Life, In Jesus’ name

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By Jerry Wiles -- HOUSTON, TX - Several years ago I started doing research on the global water issues.  On that journey I got connected...

Japan: She overcame tragic loss, felt Holy Spirit’s power in Gospel music

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By Michael Ashcraft – In a moment of extreme accumulated frustration, Chiaki Gadsden told her alcoholic mother during a fight: “Shut up and die!” Chiaki’s mother...

North Korea: Shaman, fortuneteller couldn’t heal girl, but Jesus did

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By Mark Ellis – A North Korean mom was distraught when her seven-year-old daughter’s fever persisted at a dangerously high level. She sought help from...

Black pastor in Japan pondered a child’s question: ‘Why are you black?’

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By Michael Ashcraft – Blacks aren’t generally well accepted in Japan. Even Japan’s 2015 Miss Universe candidate Ariana Miyamoto, being half black, was widely rejected...
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Finding Rest for Our Weary Souls

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  By Carol Round - “Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest.  Take my yoke upon you...

’78 Chevy Beauville became his church bus; the pretty blonde led him to Christ

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By Michael Ashcraft – The “goon-mobile” or “swagger wagon” – a 1978 Chevy Beauville van that belched out blue smoke from its tailpipe – accompanied...

‘Man in White’ appears to Muslims, brings salvation

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By Mark Ellis – During Ramadan, CBN News detailed some notable stories from the last few years about how Jesus has been revealing Himself to...

Answering a call to the last and least, ministering to Pygmies

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By Mark Ellis – Don Foster once owned the largest appraisal company in Las Vegas. In 2000, he felt God’s leading to sell everything, give...

Fact Finding, Sightseeing, and Prayer Walking

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By Jerry Wiles – Fact finding, and sightseeing are opportunities for observation and being alert to the needs and interest of the people we connect with...

Church of England repents of anti-Semitism

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by Charles Gardner -- Possibly among the most significant events in church history was witnessed at an English cathedral on Sunday May 8th. The Church of...

Does string theory point to the nearness of heaven?

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By Mark Ellis -- Author and pastor Dr. Jeff Rhoades says in his new book, The Bible Dimensions and the Spiritual Realm, that based on...

Cancer patient found healing in Christ

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Receiving a diagnosis of cancer is a nightmare in itself. For Thuan, every night was a nightmare as she suffered the severe pain, weakness,...

A movemental turn in missions: thoughts on new eras and new wineskins

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By Wes Watkins -- “The only way to make sense out of change is to plunge into it, move with it, and join the dance.”...

Finding Ukraine in Bible prophecy

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By Chaim Malespin -- Even before the Russian invasion, the Lord had begun to show me Ukraine in the prophecies of Jeremiah. The word of the...

Rise up O Ghosts of Chernobyl

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Reflections on the Russian Invasion of Ukraine -- By F. Douglas Pennoyer, Retired Dean of Biola University’s Cook School of Intercultural Studies, and FEBC...
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Discovering God’s purpose for living

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by Carol Round –“…for it is God who works in you to will and to act in order to fulfill His good purpose”— Philippians...

Jesus rescued former church kid at 11th hour from satanic baptism

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By Mark Ellis – He grew up with godly parents, but youthful rebellion took him on a dark, perilous journey that brought him to the...

Leadership for Life

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By Jerry Wiles – The most important aspect to consider in relation to leadership is leading others to a relationship with Christ.  There are many...

California moves closer to legalizing infanticide

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By Karen England -- Despite the strong objections voiced by the thousands of people that gathered at the California State Capitol on April 19th, the Assembly...

The uber prodigal’s descent, and how he found his way home

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By Heidy Hutchinson – Steve Prendergast went from diehard Christian in his youth to a hard-to-kill “avid atheist” who drank, took drugs, and ridiculed his...

After wife’s prayers for 67 years, husband receives Christ at 93

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By Timothy Cockes -- Stories of older Christians being baptized are serving as a reminder that it is never too late to take a step...

Californian will return to rescue Ukrainians

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Jeff Thompson, Mercy Projects founder (MercyProjects.org), recently spoke at a public forum about his five weeks in Ukraine rescuing people from war-torn locations. After gathering more...

He saved town from Russian tanks with Easter greeting

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By Joe Arlinghaus – The Russians invaded Hungary in November 1956 to suppress the uprising that had developed in October against totalitarian rule. Thousands of...

Demonic presence, sleepless nights, bizarre scratches found at morning light

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By Sarah Montez -- She was Bahai, he was a militant agnostic, they fell in love, what could possibly go wrong? After declining the offer...

Couple struggled with growing debt, got a wonderful surprise

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By Stephen Lahood – Just when Jacob and Charlsie tried to honor God by getting out of debt – he took a second job,...

When Christ came to Caesar’s household, did Caesar himself believe?

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By Mark Ellis – All God’s people here send you greetings, especially those who belong to Caesar’s household. (Phil.4:22) Based on the Scripture cited above, it...

Jesus helped village chief find lost daughter

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By Jerry Wiles — Over a period of about five years, Living Water International, in partnership with local churches, conducted Orality Training with more...

Efforts to deprogram Islamic radicals in prison are failing

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By Michael Ashcraft – Deradicalization programs designed to tame jihadists in prison are all utter failures because they try to convince fanatics that the Koran...

Fullness of Joy is Found in His Presence

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by Carol Round - “You make known to me the path of life; in your presence there is fullness of joy; at your right hand...

How Dr. J. Vernon McGee unknowingly spawned a mission movement

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By Mark Ellis -- The west Texas, countrified twang in Dr. J. Vernon McGee’s voice has either delighted or revolted listeners to his study of...

Atheist psychopath planned to murder his father

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By Ireland Daniel – Wanting to “unleash” himself from society’s norms, David Wood decided to flout rules in the biggest and worst way, by murdering...

80th anniversary of Bataan Death March observed

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By James F. Linzey -- Saturday, April 9, 2022, was the 80th Anniversary of the Fall of Bataan in the Philippines during World War II...

Hollywood & Broadway ‘brat’ saved by the begats

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By Mark Ellis – He grew up in the entertainment industry with parents who achieved film stardom in the 1930s.  After World War II, his...

Is your church a welcoming place for pregnant single moms?

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Michael Ashcraft – Four out of 10 women who received an abortion, according to a 2015 Care Net study, got pregnant out of wedlock and...

Wife fed rat poison to Muslim sheikh husband after he followed Jesus

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A former sheikh (Islamic teacher) in eastern Uganda was poisoned on Saturday (April 2), shortly after his wife learned he had converted to Christianity, he...

She put her arms around the gangbanger who took her son’s life

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By Michael Ashcraft – Melanie Washington hugged the young man who killed her son. “It’s more important to love and forgive than to hold on to...

The Fruits of your Righteousness

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By Jerry Wiles – On a mission trip to Eastern Mexico, our team conducted a series of meetings in churches, as well as outreach...
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Treasured Memories with Jesus Bring Hope

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“But Mary treasured up all these things and pondered them in her heart”—Luke 2:19 (NIV). A recent morning devotional reminded me of treasured childhood memories....

Seminary dean gunned down walking from Bucha to Kiev

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By Diana Chandler -- Evangelical seminary dean Vitaliy Vinogradov was fleeing the Russian occupation of Bucha, attempting to walk 10 miles to safety in Kyiv,...

Californian uses vans to extract women and kids from war zone

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By Don Hughes -- Mercy Projects (MercyProjects.org) founder Jeff Thompson and team members have done everything possible since the Ukraine War started to alleviate human...

Orange County: Nazi-armband-wearing woman clashes with elderly Jewish man

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Authorities in Orange County, California are recommending that a woman who wore a Nazi armband and got into an altercation with an elderly Jewish...

Denzel Washington speaks against mean tweet world afflicting kids

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By Alice Kim – Actor Denzel Washington is once again unleashing a furious attack against social media. “The No. 1 photograph today is a selfie, ‘Oh,...

In not quite March

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By Mark Ellis --   In not quite March the tanks rolled through the village Orlovsky in the Donetsk the bombs were falling as they died and children cried in...

School board blocks Christian school with 35 hostile questions

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By Michael Ashcraft -- A Hispanic congregation's attempt to launch a Christian private school has been blocked by a Boston-area school board, but the Vida...

Black pastor in Japan pondered a child’s question: ‘Why are you black?’

By Michael Ashcraft – Blacks aren’t generally well accepted in Japan. Even Japan’s 2015 Miss Universe candidate Ariana Miyamoto, being half black, was widely rejected...

Japan: She overcame tragic loss, felt Holy Spirit’s power in Gospel music

By Michael Ashcraft – In a moment of extreme accumulated frustration, Chiaki Gadsden told her alcoholic mother during a fight: “Shut up and die!” Chiaki’s mother...

Water and the Word, for Life, In Jesus’ name

By Jerry Wiles -- HOUSTON, TX - Several years ago I started doing research on the global water issues.  On that journey I got connected...

One-armed Christian basketball player shocks opponents

By Allie Scribner – With one arm amputated, Christian dunker Hansel Enmanuel is winning high school games and has D-1 scholarship offers from Tennessee State...

Beautiful Christian student killed by Muslim mob

A Christian student stoned to death at a college in northwest Nigeria on Thursday (May 12) was falsely accused of blaspheming the prophet of Islam...

Thai Buddhist boy sensed the presence of demons

By Eric Epps – Despite experiencing terrors of demonic oppression as a child, Apisit “Ide” Viriya didn’t abandon the syncretic Buddhism of his childhood when...

North Korea: Underground pastor’s mom dies in prison, he plants two churches

By Mark Ellis – Very truly I tell you, unless a kernel of wheat falls to the ground and dies, it remains only a single...

North Korea: Shaman, fortuneteller couldn’t heal girl, but Jesus did

By Mark Ellis – A North Korean mom was distraught when her seven-year-old daughter’s fever persisted at a dangerously high level. She sought help from...

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