Advertisements

Month: July 2015

When Did Jesus Stop Being Enough?

How do we tell a generation of excess and instantaneous information that Jesus is enough? A generation that really popularized the “selfie”? A generation that is so incredibly focused on self-promotion and self-gratification? We are in the generation that must get a certain number of likes on Instagram or Facebook or else the post/photo gets …

When Did Jesus Stop Being Enough? Read More »

Advertisements

Road Trips, Lost Socks, and Chihuahuas

I saw a lovely commercial on TV the other day, it had a family singing in the van and actually enjoying each others company. The kids were happy the mom relaxed and the dad actually smiling. This is not my family. We went on a little road trip a couple of weeks ago. Getting everyone …

Road Trips, Lost Socks, and Chihuahuas Read More »

Fourth grader used science fair project to save grandpa’s life

A fourth grader used what she learned during a science fair project to save her grandpa’s life. Sophia Tabors entered her school’s science fair using a project on strokes. “My other grandpa had a stroke and during that stroke I’m like, ‘Well it’d be interesting to find out why strokes happen and what causes them,’” …

Fourth grader used science fair project to save grandpa’s life Read More »

Health-Changing Reasons to Focus on the Positive

You’d have to be living under a rock not to notice how the world seems to be spinning out of control politically, economically, spiritually and even meteorologically. From escalating acts of terrorism around the world to unprecedented weather patterns above it, students of Scripture are watching as Jesus’ prophetic words unfold into reality: “For nation …

Health-Changing Reasons to Focus on the Positive Read More »

A Breakthrough for Gay Christian Professors

Two Christian colleges—Eastern Mennonite University and Goshen College—announced Monday that they will change their hiring procedures to permit the hiring of faculty members who are in same-sex marriages. While such a policy would not be surprising at most colleges and universities, it represents a dramatic shift in Christian higher education. Eastern Mennonite and Goshen are …

A Breakthrough for Gay Christian Professors Read More »

This is Only a Test

This Is Only A Test – Whenever a teacher in school gave you a test, they never had much to say during the test. Things were silent during the test. The teacher had nothing to say because the test was designed to show what you knew based on what the teacher had already taught you. …

This is Only a Test Read More »

The Woman Who NEEDED to Get Out of the Kitchen

   I love church. I love working for the church, but at times, I felt like it was becoming so much work. I was focusing on music, media, and creating a theme for a service. I wanted to make it be the best it could. Nothing wrong with that, right? No, of course not. It …

The Woman Who NEEDED to Get Out of the Kitchen Read More »

To Homeschool, or Not to Homeschool…That is the Question!

On July 4th, I went to the local “big” store, and saw the workers putting up displays for “Back to School.” I look forward to the special sales on school items, new pencils, new notebooks! New year of school!!! By the end of August, the aisle will be crowded with hurried parents getting ready for …

To Homeschool, or Not to Homeschool…That is the Question! Read More »

The Incredible Future of the Medium- to Small-Sized Church

When most of us go to conferences and ministry events to learn as pastors, we are used to the headliners being name draw speakers who started their churches and grew them to thousands, often against exceptional odds. Thousands will fill rooms to hear them speak, and I go to hear them as well! We all dream …

The Incredible Future of the Medium- to Small-Sized Church Read More »

A Connection of Separation

 In our day it’s easy to feel isolated amongst people. We “glue” our heads in our phones. Many of us can’t go more than a few minutes without checking our phones. We feel the need to stay connected constantly. When in reality we’re disconnecting from people around us.   The things that separate us from …

A Connection of Separation Read More »

Teens hold prayer rally at scene of shooting that injured 8

Shreveport teenagers held hands and prayed for their city Saturday night, one week after a shooting that injured 8 young people at a late-night gathering. The gathering was held at the Southern Maid on Hearne near the scene of the shooting. The teens stood together, pledging to encourage positive activities within their communities. Lindsay Green lives near …

Teens hold prayer rally at scene of shooting that injured 8 Read More »

Fake News: Christian Pastor In Vermont Sentenced To One Year In Prison After Refusing To Marry Gay Couple

We here at Jesus Name news don’t just want to post the news, but we also want to let our readers know when there are hoaxes being sent around the Internet. A “news” story has been going around the Internet in the last few days and we want to keep all of you, our readers, …

Fake News: Christian Pastor In Vermont Sentenced To One Year In Prison After Refusing To Marry Gay Couple Read More »