During this third year of discipleship training, I had the privilege of serving in the women’s class. As a senior pastor, it is customary to serve the men’s group so serving the women was a bit of an exception.
One of my pleasures is to have an interest in new topics. Interest in new topics begins with encounter. New or unfamiliar encounters can help you to become interested in new topics.
Hundreds gathered in Toronto in late June for one of the largest prayer meetings held on behalf of Reverend Hyeon Soo Lim, the Korean Canadian pastor who is currently detained in North Korea.
U.S. District Judge Derrick K.Watson ruled Thursday that grandparents and other relatives should also be allowed exemption status, in regards to the motion filed by the state of Hawaii in federal court to challenge the Trump administration’s definition of “bona fide” relationship and to enlarge the scope of those that can be exempt from the 90-day suspension.
Hope College, located in Holland, Michigan, received a $458,502 grant on June 29 to address the decline of church attendance and religious affiliation among youth.
A bill in Oregon State that requires private insurance to cover the cost of abortion procedures was passed by the Oregon Senate on July 5. House Bill 3391, also named the Reproductive Health Equity Act, now awaits signature by Governor Kate Brown.
Help us to always remember that You are sovereign over all living things, so that we may remember Your grace forever. Allow us to live the life of a worshiper and glorify Your name.
Vocational ministry is a calling. It is not just another vocation. If you enter ministry for the wrong reasons, it is likely you will not do well. Indeed, it is likely you will not make it. Here are five of the most common failures.
Eugene Peterson, most known for his authorship of The Message translation of the Bible, released a statement on Thursday afternoon retracting a comment he made during an earlier interview that he would perform a same-sex marriage today if he were asked.
New Vision Church, located in Lynnwood, WA, shared the gospel in Zambia from June 20 to July 6 as mission team members helped build a church there, hosted a Vacation Bible School for children, and helped build clean water wells.
For those in the immigrant community, the numerous reports of raids by enforcement officials may give rise to a greater sense of fear. But immigrant rights advocates say there are still actions that individuals can take in response to, and in preparation for, such encounters.
While the Iraqi government celebrated as its Prime Minister officially declared victory over ISIS in Mosul on Monday, many humanitarian groups expressed concern that much still remains to be done in addressing the war crimes and displacement that occurred.
Over the years, a majority of Americans have said they believe the impact of churches on the nation is a positive one, and according to a study released on Monday, that view hasn’t shifted much.
Hobby Lobby, the arts-and-crafts store operated by a Christian family which gained most of its publicity from a religious freedom case at the Supreme Court in 2014, has recently been gaining media attention once again — but this time, under accusations of smuggling biblical artifacts.
Crystal Church of New York held its eighth annual Mission Concert on July 2, during which various performances took place with the purpose of raising funds for the short-term mission trips taking place this summer.