Defender of the Faith or defender of faith?

Defender of the Faith or defender of faith? by Linda Rose  for Christian Today In a reception at Buckingham Palace on Friday evening, King Charles assured assembled faith leaders from various religions that he would work to protect the space for faith. Waxing lyrical, he continued that it was his duty “to protect the diversity of our country, including by protecting the space for faith itself and its practice through the religions, cultures, traditions and beliefs to which our hearts and minds direct us as individuals.” He went on to say…

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Deferred but Not Denied

Deferred but Not Denied by Chanel Abrams for CBN News Hope deferred makes the heart sick, but a longing fulfilled is a tree of life. (Proverbs 13:12 NIV)  I have seen something else under the sun: The race is not to the swift or the battle to the strong, nor does food come to the wise or wealth to the brilliant or favor to the learned; but time and chance happen to them all. (Ecclesiastes 9:11) For years I dreamed of working as a makeup artist for CBN. You see, my…

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Adam Levine, Human Nature, and Adultery

Adam Levine, Human Nature, and Adultery by Michael Brown for Ask Dr Brown In recent days, there has been a flurry of accusations of adultery and/or inappropriate behavior against singer Adam Levine. This, in turn, has led to the unearthing of a 2009 Cosmopolitan interview with Levine before he was married. Some of his comments give real insight into the contradictions of human nature. In the interview, he was asked “why do guys cheat?” He responded, “Instinctively, monogamy is not in our genetic makeup. “People cheat. I have cheated. And you…

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‘All a Part of His Plan’: NFL Star Powerfully Praises God After Painful, Season-Ending Injury

‘All a Part of His Plan’: NFL Star Powerfully Praises God After Painful, Season-Ending Injury By Billy Hallowell for Faith Wire San Francisco 49ers quarterback Trey Lance is turning to God following a season-ending right ankle break that required surgery and rehab. Lance, who sustained the injury Sunday during a game against the Seattle Seahawks, took to social media Tuesday to share his faith and an update for fans. The NFL star posted an image of him lying in a hospital bed smiling and making a peace sign. His right foot…

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Revelation Is Good News for Today, not a Game Plan for the Future

Revelation Is Good News for Today, not a Game Plan for the Future by DEAN FLEMMING for Christianity Today For a clearer picture of this mysterious book, try trading a prediction lens for a missional lens. For much of my life, I treated the Book of Revelation like foul-tasting medicine. I knew it was probably good for me, but if you gave me the chance, I’d avoid it. That had a lot to do with the way I was taught to read Revelation. As a teenager, my youth group watched…

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Why Did Jesus Say “You Must Be Born Again”? What Does “Born Again” Mean?

Why Did Jesus Say “You Must Be Born Again”? What Does “Born Again” Mean? by Chad Napier for Christianity.com Being “born again” is required for salvation. The term, “born again” was introduced to Nicodemus in the Bible and explained by Jesus in Scripture. A person is “born again” through faith in Jesus Christ, who took the judgement for our sins to give his righteousness to anyone who would believe. The principle of being “born-again” is difficult for the sinner to fully understand. In 1 Corinthians 2:14, Paul taught “the natural person…

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Leadership Speaking To An Incompetent Figure Head

Leadership Speaking To An Incompetent Figure Head by Randolph Jason for Gospel News Network When facts meet with fantasy situations can look a lot different. If one person is relying, heavily, upon facts and data while their counterpart is speaking from emotion and hopium, well, the conversation would sound something like… 😂😂😂 pic.twitter.com/KRKhcnSmCS — il Donaldo Trumpo (@PapiTrumpo) September 21, 2022 Anyone with a brain can see, clearly, the democrats are out of ideas, have no policies, nor intentions, of helping the American citizens. They are no interested. Martha’s Vineyard…

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‘Lifemark’ Star and Producer Alex Kendrick Reveals Amazing Salvation Stories Happening Inside Theaters

‘Lifemark’ Star and Producer Alex Kendrick Reveals Amazing Salvation Stories Happening Inside Theaters By Billy Hallowell for Faith Wire ‘Making Decisions For Christ’ Actor and producer Alex Kendrick expressed gratitude this week for the success of his new movie “Lifemark” and revealed the monumental impact the film is having on audience members, with some reportedly accepting Christ inside movie theaters. “We’ve got just a flood of responses and people even making decisions for Christ in the theater,” Kendrick told CBN’s Faithwire “We’re very grateful for what’s going on and can’t wait…

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6 Tips on How to Hear from God

6 Tips on How to Hear from God By: Josh Longanecker for James River Church Hearing the voice of God is something that everyone, Christian or not, wants to experience. Although we all want to hear God, actually doing it, for most of us, is sort of a mysterious process. We often don’t know how to hear God consistently, if at all. Yet hearing and understanding what God is saying is critical for our spiritual development. As we look at people in the Bible who heard from God, Samuel was one…

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What Is Faith?

What Is Faith? by Jim Haeffele for Life, Hope and Truth What is faith? It is trust, assurance and confidence in God. Living faith is shown by service and obedience to God. How can we increase our faith? The expression “just have faith, it will work out” is used by people to encourage and comfort someone facing serious problems or stressful situations. But just what is faith as described in the Bible, and does it really work? In the New Testament the English word faith is used to translate the Greek word pistis. The…

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