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Open border silver lining: thousands of migrants receive Christ

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By Jane Rodgers -- Pastor Carlos Navarro and Golan Ministries of West Brownsville Baptist Church have long engaged in ministry to migrants seeking entry into...

Consumed by darkness, he murdered on 6-6-06, but a painting by Akiane led him to the light

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By Jalen Jenkins -- Without a supportive, loving family behind him and virtually without friends, Cody Bates came to even hate himself. “I spent my whole...

Church planter’s son picked up witchcraft idols, nearly paralyzed

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By Mark Ellis -- There is plenty of spiritual warfare attached to outreach in nearly 100 percent Islamic villages located in coastal Kenya. “We had to...

Pastor tackles gunman in Nashville church

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By Israel Matthews -- When a man stood up suddenly during prayer service and waved a handgun at the congregation, Pastor Ezekiel Ndikumana sprang into...

The Pilgrims’ failed experiment with socialism

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By Timothy Barton -- This year marks the 400th anniversary of the first Thanksgiving celebrated by the Pilgrims and their Wampanoag allies in 1621. Tragically,...

Children fare better raised by a mom and dad

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By Sarah Montez -- In a study that riled LBGT advocates in 2012, Professor Mark Regnerus found that kids raised by a married man and...

Hindu’s healing miracle led to faith in Jesus

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Adav and his mother practiced Hinduism. One day, his mother was oppressed by an evil spirit, causing her to fall seriously ill. Sunrise to sunset...

Former Playboy bunny overcame tragic losses with God

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By Mark Ellis – Dropping out after her first year of college, she interviewed with the “Bunny Mother” at the Playboy Club in Lake Geneva,...

Atheist rebel alienated his family ’til God spoke to him in his dreams

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By Michael Ashcraft -- In a Juvenile Hall Bible study, Kevin Knuckles asked snarkily if all the biblical authors were schizophrenics, and he was promptly...

Psalm 139 ultrasound machines saving lives of unborn

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By Tom Strode -- For Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee, partnering with the Psalm 139 Project in the placement of ultrasound machines at pregnancy resource centers...
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Why is God waiting so long to answer my prayers?

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by Carol Round - “Do not be anxious about anything, but in every situation, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God”—Philippians...

Tennis champion Coco Gauff follows God’s lead on the court

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By Heidi Hutchinson -- Steam-roll, blast, defeat, thrash, shellac, rout, conquer, trounce, humble, squash, dominate, or dismantle – just a few of the ways sports...

Former gay learned to love himself as a man, joined the Marines

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By Michael Ashcraft -- Emmett Chang insists: “I was not born gay.” But he grew up with mostly female friends and got bullied by the guys...

U.S. push to re-open consulate in Jerusalem undermines fragile Israeli government

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By Mark Ellis – Relations between the Palestinian Authority (P.A.) and the Biden administration have changed dramatically compared to the previous administration -- particularly the...

Unvaxxed inmates told they can’t take communion or attend chapel

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By Mark Ellis – Pre-trial defendants incarcerated in the Washington D.C. jail as a result of their involvement in the January 6th protests are being...

Rethinking church life, disciple making and THE WORD

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By Jerry Wiles -- “What translation of the Bible did Jesus use for His quiet time?”  That is a question a friend uses to...

Pro-life, pro-family policies bring changes to Hungary, upset EU

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By Mark Ellis -- In the last several decades, Hungarians faced an alarming problem. Citizens were fleeing the country, fewer people were marrying, and divorces...

Buddhist learned how to heal her broken heart

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By Michael Ashcraft -- Aspirin or repentance? Intava typed into Google “How do you heal a crushed spirit and a broken heart?” and the search engine...

Hindu mob attacks Christians, Christians get arrested

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Hours after a Hindu nationalist mob assaulted and held more than 60 Christians against their will in central India under accusations of forcible conversion last...

God’s ‘CRT’ versus the world’s CRT

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By Kevin McGary -- If you knew that embracing Critical Race Theory (CRT) could interfere with the future eternal rest for your soul, would you...

Suicides convinced him never to be ashamed of the Gospel

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By Heidi Hutchinson -- When Kirk was a drug dealer, a friend committed suicide after he sold him drugs. After Kirk became a Christian, another...

One more night with the frogs

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By Jon Courson -- Then Pharaoh called for Moses and Aaron, and said, “Entreat the Lord that He may take away the frogs from me...

Cop busted for selling drugs resisted plea deal, got surprised in court

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By Michael Ashcraft -- On the 17th day of solitary confinement in jail, cop John Cichy broke down and made a confession -- not to...

Helping the Homeless: An Invitation from Jesus

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By Carol Round -- “Is it not to share your bread with the hungry and bring the homeless poor into your house; when you see...

L.A. pastor shot dead after teaching Sunday School

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By Mark Ellis -- Pastor Reginald Moore, 67, was shot in the chest shortly before noon October 24th, outside the Upper Room Christian Center, where...

Church ministry to disabled leads to surge in growth

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By Michael Ashcraft -- Gina Spivey’s church is reaching the biggest unreached people group in America, and you may not know they’re an unreached group. They...

Winning NFL punter driven by hunger for father’s approval

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By Genesis Mendez -- Steve Weatherford -- whose punting pinned the Patriots back deep in their zone to help the Giants win Superbowl XLVI --...

American missionary doctor issues dire warning about Haitian gangs

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By Mark Ellis – Dr. David Vanderpool, M.D., oversees a surgical hospital, school, church, and demonstration farm 25 miles east of Port-au-Prince, Haiti. In 2015, four...

Teen mobbed for his autograph before he sang a note

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By Jaden Ahmed -- A gaggle of girls besieged him for his autograph at Great America because they thought he was Lil Bow Wow. Miles...

Short encounters that bring eternal Impact

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By Jerry Wiles – While on a road trip a few years ago, I encountered a road construction worker.  Being stopped for a short...

Youth mission trip results in witch doctor’s salvation

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By Robin Tench -- Brant Cole is a fiery 31-year-old pastor at the Walloon Lake Community Church, situated in an affluent Michigan resort town.  In...

Martyred British politician was devout Christian, friend of Israel

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By Charles Gardner -- I believe it is important that we pay tribute to Sir David Amess, brutally assassinated at Leigh-on-Sea while looking after the...

God leads man to find toddler lost in the woods for days

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By Mark Ellis – The Holy Spirit accomplished what a large rescue party using drones, K-9 units, and even aircraft failed to do – find...
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Tomorrow is Promised to No One

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By Carol Round — How do you know what is going to happen tomorrow? For the length of your lives is as uncertain as the...

What happened to Messianic Jews during the Holocaust?

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By Mark Ellis – There was a significant move of God’s Spirit among the Jewish people prior to the outbreak of World War II, but...

The moral assault on children continues unabated

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By David Kyle Foster -- Things are getting ridiculouser and rediculouser. Today the press gleefully announced that DC Comics is “coming out” with a gay...

Hungary at forefront of aiding persecuted church

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By Heidi Hutchinson -- Hungary is aiding persecuted Christians around the world more than any other country, a CBN report states. “Christians are the most persecuted...

More than 8K Christians remain in Afghanistan, many in hiding

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By Diana Chandler -- Christian minorities in Afghanistan are either fleeing the country or hunkering down to live in greater secrecy as the Taliban government...

Forgiving the supremacist who killed his mom in church

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By Nicholas Boatwright -- While she was praying at church, Chris Singleton’s mom was shot eight times by white supremacist Dylann Roof in 2015. Then only...

Heidi Baker: Groaning with God over America (and Mozambique)

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By Mark Ellis – Since Covid hit, Heidi Baker has only spoken twice outside her adopted country, Mozambique. “These 18 months where there was no travel,...

She trusted God, survived cancer and Covid at the same time

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By Mark Ellis -- In 2020 Geane Prado, 51, was diagnosed with bone marrow cancer. She started chemotherapy and had a bone marrow transplant. But...

Twenty-five ways to honor your pastor

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By Chuck Lawless -- This year has been a tough year for pastors and church leaders. The pandemic has changed almost everything we do,...
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Coming to grips with Christian perfectionism

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By Carol Round — “Be perfect, therefore, as your heavenly Father is perfect”—Matthew 5:48 (NIV). Confession time. I’m a Christian, but not perfect. I make mistakes...

Son of atheist lost all hope after near-fatal accident

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By Mark Ellis – He grew up in a house without God and never went to church. “I never heard about God, never knew Jesus,...

Tim Tebow’s wife overcame terrifying carjack in South Africa

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By Sarah Montez -- All glammed up driving to a fancy event, the reigning Miss South Africa, Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters, found herself surrounded by five armed...

Canadian pastor arrested again over covid rules

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By Mark Ellis – Pastor Artur Pawlowski was arrested on the tarmac at the Calgary International Airport on September 27th following a speaking tour in...

Is the Left gaining ground inside Bible-believing churches?

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D. James Kennedy Ministries (DJKM) has uncovered troubling evidence of the Left's growing influence within evangelical churches in its new documentary, "How the Left Is...

Letter writing & prayer campaign launched for persecuted Christians

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By Christopher Proudlove -- A letter-writing and prayer campaign that helped free a Christian Russian dissident stamped a lasting impression on me. The late award-winning journalist...

Changing the World with a Prayer, Care, and Share Lifestyle

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By Jerry Wiles -- A few years ago, as a follow up to an Orality Training Workshop, we launched a prayer walking initiative, which is...

He rejected hyper-masculinity, began to nurture mom

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By Michael Ashcraft -- Because of an absentee dad, young Jason Wilson sought male approval by being a THUG, which he now says stands for...

Pastor tackles gunman in Nashville church

By Israel Matthews -- When a man stood up suddenly during prayer service and waved a handgun at the congregation, Pastor Ezekiel Ndikumana sprang into...

Open border silver lining: thousands of migrants receive Christ

By Jane Rodgers -- Pastor Carlos Navarro and Golan Ministries of West Brownsville Baptist Church have long engaged in ministry to migrants seeking entry into...

The Pilgrims’ failed experiment with socialism

By Timothy Barton -- This year marks the 400th anniversary of the first Thanksgiving celebrated by the Pilgrims and their Wampanoag allies in 1621. Tragically,...

Church planter’s son picked up witchcraft idols, nearly paralyzed

By Mark Ellis -- There is plenty of spiritual warfare attached to outreach in nearly 100 percent Islamic villages located in coastal Kenya. “We had to...

Consumed by darkness, he murdered on 6-6-06, but a painting by Akiane led him to the light

By Jalen Jenkins -- Without a supportive, loving family behind him and virtually without friends, Cody Bates came to even hate himself. “I spent my whole...

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