The Chancellor of the California Community Colleges (CCCs) and its board members voted on July 17 to approve the new set of goals and commitments for the next five years. It is not easy to cultivate a peaceful mind in a storm. Sometimes, we encounter unpredictable storms in life and it is not just any kind of storm. It won’t be a serene breeze but a strong and destructive one. We repent for believing that we can do everything by ourselves, without You. We acknowledge that foolishness does not exist in You and Your weakness is stronger than us, so teach us with Your wisdom. A team of short-term missionary students in the English ministry of First Southern Baptist Church of Walnut left to South Korea on July 20 to share the gospel. The aims behind this mission trip were many, including restoring a sense of identity as a Korean in the Korean American students, and more i… Thank You for allowing us to reflect on whether we are not taking more than what we actually need because of our greediness. Allow us to only rely on You and free us from greediness and fear of the future. Instead, help us to have integrity and be responsible in taking care of our given duties. President Donald Trump has nominated current Kansas governor Samuel Brownback to be the next ambassador-at-large for international religious freedom. Seven Christians were killed in Kenya earlier this month by militants from the extremist group al-Shabaab, according to a persecution watchdog group’s report on Monday. Why are so many of our churches not moving forward? Since so many of our churches are in need of revitalization, let’s begin by seeing what roadblocks hinder turnarounds. Here are ten of the most common. Those who have never owned a home, but are considering buying one, may be overwhelmed with aspects to consider and may not even know where to start. A non-profit in Los Angeles recently hosted an all-day event at Southwestern Law School for just such potential homeowners. A Korean ministry carried out a focused evangelistic effort from mid to late July in the Northeastern region of the U.S. with hopes that a new wave of revival would come to the country. While for many years, human rights advocates and defectors from North Korea have decried a lack of concrete data on the abuses perpetrated by the regime, a recent report published on July 19 presented some findings that the group hopes will help further efforts to keep the North Korean government ac… If you follow the reasons you do not pray, it leads to fear. 1) If you don’t pray because you are busy, you will lose confidence in your calling and your priority will be lost. “The apostles were devoted to prayer and to the ministry of the Word.”(Acts 6: 4). Things that happen when you don’… A social media game called the "Blue Whale Challenge" in which children are urged to cut themselves and take their own lives is raising alarm in the United States where suicide prevention advocates are advising parents to be vigilant. African-Americans are more engaged with the Bible than any other group, according to the American Bible Society's State of the Bible survey, which found that this group overwhelmingly cites positive beliefs and hope found in the Scriptures. Along with recent studies that have reported an increase in Americans who affiliate with no religion, a study published on Tuesday found that more American Christians have been identifying as “non-denominational” over the past several years.