Year: 2017

Pro Baseball Player Donates Mansion, Land to Special Needs Kids

Major League Baseball star pitcher Cole Hamels and his wife are giving away their $9.75 million Missouri mansion and land to a Christian camp for children with special needs and chronic illnesses. Camp Barnabas has two locations in the Ozarks and notes in its values that “Christ comes first always” and staffers “point people to Christ in everything we …

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Companies That Sold Aborted Baby Parts Forced to Shut Down, Pay $7.8 Million

As the Department of Justice has launched its investigation into Planned Parenthood and its fetal tissue practices, in southern California, two companies have settled with the Orange County district attorney’s office regarding their illegal sale of aborted baby body parts. The sister companies were implicated in the undercover Planned Parenthood videos exposed by The Center for Medical Progress (CMP). …

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Can Loved Ones Look Down On Me From Heaven?

As believers, we know death doesn’t have the final victory. And while we have assurance in knowing Jesus conquered the grave, there are still so many questions about what happens to those who go before us. Like, for example, can loved ones look down on me from Heaven? Christian author RJ Thesman tackles this question …

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Women in Ministry – Is There an Issue?

The United Pentecostal Church International has always recognized the ministry of women, including ordination to the preaching and teaching ministry. Over the past several decades, the percentage of credentialed ministers who are women has declined, but in recent years there have been renewed efforts to affirm and encourage women in ministry. Let’s take a look …

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This is Actually Not a Christmas Song about Christ’s Birth…

Many Christians would be surprised, and perhaps even disappointed, to learn that the song often cited as our favorite Christmas carol is not actually a Christmas carol at all. The famed hymn writer Isaac Watts published “Joy to the World” in 1719. Millions of Christians sing this great hymn at Christmas, celebrating the great news …

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12 Powerful Prayers from Paul

Sometimes praying feels like throwing darts – with your eyes closed. You hurl some words heavenward and wonder if you’ve hit the bulls-eye of progress. You hope something sticks. Lately, I’ve been thinking, I don’t want my words to just touch heaven, but I want them to move heaven’s power on my behalf. I want …

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Barbie Dolls Promote LGBT Agenda by Wearing ‘Love Wins’ Shirts

New Barbie dolls, released by Mattel, feature t-shirts that say “Love Wins,” the slogan used by many in the LGBT community to support their cause. According to CNSNews.com, a picture of two Barbie dolls wearing the “Love Wins” t-shirts was posted to Instagram by the account official Barbie account, Barbie Style, along with the caption: “Proud to …

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Parent Alert! Disturbing Videos Found on YouTube Kids

We all cheered when YouTube Kids came out. Finally a safe place for kids to watch their favorite videos! Unfortunately, millions of disturbing YouTube Kids videos have been uploaded, bypassing filters meant to keep kids safe. (Keep reading to find our list of alternative parent-approved kid sites.) It’s horrifying to realize that kids viewing these videos …

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(Video) Selena Gomez Give Her Testimony at the Hillsong Conference

Singer Selena Gomez was recently a guest at the Hillsong Conference, where she took the stage and gave her testimony of how she came to faith. She read a letter that explained her personal faith journey and reflected how Christ’s message became real to her. she explained, You are already being pursued by God who …

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HOW NOT TO TALK TO TEENS ABOUT THE BIBLE

I remember one of the first youth retreats I attended as the featured speaker. The retreat center was located in Pennsylvania, and I lived in East Texas. Instead of flying, my wife and I drove the entire way. In the snow. Inclement weather had closed several of the roads, and we invested a lot of …

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Evangelical Alabamans: Don’t Vote for Moore, Even if His Christian Presuppositions are Correct

Source: https://www.christianheadlines.com/columnists/guest-commentary/evangelical-alabamans-don-t-vote-for-moore-even-if-his-christian-presuppositions-are-correct.html My great-uncle was Cornelius van Til. Uncle “Kees” (pronounced “Case”) was the Dutch-born Reformed Christian who originated presuppositional apologetics — the idea that what matters is whether your starting point is Christian belief. He taught it to evangelical thinker Francis Schaeffer when Schaeffer was his student at Westminster Seminary. As RNS reporter Yonat Shimron …

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Breaking! Trump officially recognizes Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, orders embassy move for US |

President Trump on Wednesday formally recognized Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, saying it’s time to “acknowledge the obvious” as he ordered the State Department to begin moving the U.S. Embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem. “I have determined that it is time to officially recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel,” the president said during a …

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