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Single mother takes legal challenge against abortion clinic censorship zones to Europe’s top court

Alina Dulgheriu's daughter Sarah is now 7-years-oldA single mother who changed her mind about an abortion after being helped by pro-life volunteers is taking her legal challenge against censorship zones to the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR).  Alina Dulgheriu is challenging controversial 'buffer zones' that ban prayer and counselling for pregnant women in the... Read more

7-Day Prayer Challenge for Homeschool Families

Our family made the decision to homeschool in 2010 when our youngest was ready to enter Kindergarten. It was not a decision that we took lightly, it was one that we prayed over and continue to pray over every year as we seek to follow after God in this decision.Ten years and three kids later... Read more

12-Day Proverbs Challenge for Growing in Wisdom and Discernment

Wisdom doesnt automatically follow knowledge. A well-educated, intelligent man may be a fool while an unschooled man can have discernment. Wisdom comes from God and walks in humility and love. The wise person acknowledges God. If a non-believer shows understanding, its based on principles from God, though they are unaware.Wisdom cries out: The LORD brought... Read more

Medical experts challenge transgender ideology in science video for schools

Professor David Galloway, former President of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow, and Dr Peter Saunders, CEO of the International Christian Medical and Dental Association, are among the experts to appear on a new DVD for schools challenging transgenderism. The "Truth in Science" video is being sent to every school in the... Read more

The comfort – and challenge – in the Lord’s Prayer

(Photo: Unsplash/Olivia Snow)I was delighted to discover that Bridgend Council clarified the rules after a celebrant was told not to lead mourners in saying the Lord's Prayer at a funeral service in the local crematorium. Confirming that more than one person can recite this most famous of prayers, a councillor said they were "not aware that... Read more

30 Day Prayer Challenge for Your Husband

Every day for the next 30 days, you will be challenged to pray in a specific way for your husband. Get ready to see God move in BIG ways in and through your marriage! Do you feel the need to pray more earnestly for your husband and your marriage but not sure where to start?... Read more

Legal challenge against ‘DIY’ abortions to be taken to the Supreme Court

Christian Concern says health secretary Matt Hancock exceeded his powers in legalising at-home abortions.(Photo: Parliament.Live)Christian Concern has said it will take its legal challenge against 'DIY' abortions to the Supreme Court after judges sided with health secretary Matt Hancock on Friday. Abortion regulations were relaxed after the country went into lockdown to allow women to... Read more

Inerrancy and Evangelicals: The Challenge for a New Generation

On July 17, 2020, renowned Anglican theologian J. I. Packer entered into his eternal reward. Packer was probably best-known for Knowing God (1973), his deep-yet-devotional introduction to the doctrine of God. But the book that had made Packer famous was his 1958 treatise, Fundamentalism and the Word of God. Like J. Gresham Machen before him,... Read more

High Court approves legal challenge against Government U-turn on online age checks

(Photo: Unsplash/Christian Wiediger)The High Court has given the go ahead for a legal challenge over the Government's decision to abandon age verification checks for online p0rnography.  Legislation to introduce the scheme was passed by Parliament in 2018 with the aim of protecting children.  The plans were hit by repeated delays before finally being shelved for... Read more

30 Day Prayer Challenge for Stress and Anxiety

This past year has been one of the most rapidly changing, chaotic periods many of us have ever experienced. When lifes uncertainties threaten to steal our inner calm, may we draw close to the Prince of Peace, and may His peace, which surpasses understanding, sink deep into our souls, expelling our inner angst.This 30-day anti-anxiety... Read more

High Court approves legal challenge against Government U-turn on online p0rn age checks

(Photo: Unsplash/Christian Wiediger)The High Court has given the go ahead for a legal challenge over the Government's decision to abandon age verification checks for online p0rnography.  Legislation to introduce the scheme was passed by Parliament in 2018 with the aim of protecting children.  The plans were hit by repeated delays before finally being shelved for... Read more

Climbing Mount Everest Was Just a Warmup for the Real Challenge: Marriage | RELEVANT Magazine

The first year of marriage is different for everyone. Some couples experience financial stress, others go through communication hurdles and still others encounter unexpected difficulties with careers, health or family. Some couples struggle with what’s next, while others know exactly what the plan is. But for Harold and Rachel Earls, authors of “A Higher... Read more

Our challenge as the Church to seek out the lonely and isolated

(Photo: Unsplash/Kenny Luo)When I was a boy, my family home was always extended to include the latest person desperately in need of companionship, support, family or maybe just a hot meal. From the elderly gentleman living opposite who, aside from us, had few friends, to a returning missionary family or the young person feeling like... Read more

Black ministers look to Church of Scotland to challenge racist attitudes

(Photo: Church of Scotland)The Church of Scotland has been urged to do more to stand up to racism after hearing the experiences of black clergy.  Rev Mandy Ralph, a minister in Ayrshire, was born into a mixed-race family in Glasgow and grew up in the small town of Largs, west of the city.   She recalls... Read more

My Great Daily Challenge As a Christian – Tim Challies

The great daily challenge I face in Christian living is not a challenge of knowledgeI know what I need to know in order to live in a way that pleases God. It is not a challenge of discernmentthere is rarely any great difficulty in distinguishing truth from error and right from wrong. It is not... Read more

30 Day Anti-Racism Prayer Challenge

When I consider all the hatred in our world and the far-reaching pain and destruction racism has caused, I can easily become overwhelmed. What can I, a middle-aged woman from the Midwest, do to stand against such evil? In truth, a lot. Through prayer, I can enlist help from the Creator and Sustainer of all... Read more

Supreme Court Rejects Challenge to Pandemic Restriction on Church Services

The Story: The Supreme Court recently rejected a challenge to a California pandemic policy restricting occupancy in churches to 25 percent of building capacity or no more than 100 attendees. The Background: South Bay United Pentecostal Church and their senior pastor, Bishop Arthur Hodges III, sought an injunction to prevent enforcement against them of various... Read more

J. D. Greears Challenge: How Will You Respond?

The idea that the gospel is weak and irrelevant is a patent lie, yet it continues to be a popular lie for the secular world to embrace and promote. You dont have to look far to encounter portrayals of Christiansespecially those “evangelical Bible-thumpers”as out-of-touch and bad for society.Weve been dismissed as backwoods, judgmental hicks. People... Read more

TGC Q&A: How Do I Challenge Buffet-Style Christianity?

Glen Scrivener: So Sam, in 2 Timothy 4, Paul talks about people gathering to themselves any number of teachers who will tell them what their itching ears long to hear. And these days, we’ve got earbuds to gather to ourselves any number of teachers from any number of podcasts, and audio books, and YouTube videos.... Read more

The unexpected challenge of free time

(Photo: Unsplash/Andy Fitzsimon)I read this on the internet where it was posted anonymously. "After years of wanting to thoroughly clean my house but lacking the time, this week I discovered that wasn't the reason."If you are like me and aren't working/studying or caring for children/vulnerable adults, the coronavirus has given us the blessing of spare... Read more

Trusted for Reality: The Nice Problem of the Age – Tim Challies

[ad_1] This week the weblog is sponsored by Southern Seminary and was written by R. Albert Mohler Jr. Southern is gifting away over 150 books this March for #SBTSMadness. Everybody who enters will obtain a free obtain of the Sermon on the Mount Examine Journal by Jonathan Pennington. A era in the past, David Wells... Read more

Appearing Towards the Spirit of the Occasions: The Problem of Howard Thurman

[ad_1] In 1936, Howard Thurman, then the Dean of Rankin Chapel at Howard College and already a well-established author and educator, led a delegation of African Individuals to Asia as a part of a world friendship initiative. There he met Mohandas Gandhi, a pivotal encounter in his life which broadened his theological and social imaginative... Read more

15 Martin Luther King Jr. Quotes That Will Problem You to Take Motion | RELEVANT Journal

[ad_1] Within the midst of his work to fight institutional racism inside the USA, Martin Luther King Jr. relied closely on ideas taught in Scripture. The knowledge and insights King gained as he helped lead the civil rights motion apply to us at present, for injustice nonetheless exists amongst us in lots of... Read more

Why Bible Studying Can Be Such a Problem

[ad_1] At their finest, Christians have saturated themselves within the Bible. They are saying with Job, I've treasured the phrases of his mouth greater than my every day bread (Job 23:12). That comparability was one thing the kids of Israel had been meant to be taught within the wilderness. We're instructed that God led them... Read more

Apatheism: Stronger Problem to Evangelism Than Atheism Is

[ad_1] Im positive youve skilled it beforethat passionless, indifferent meh you obtain in response after asking somebody questions on their perception in God. These essential inquiries to philosophy, religion, and the which means of life, which you ponder and return to over and once more, are dismissed with the form of disinterest sometimes skilled by... Read more

The 2020 Christian Studying Problem – Tim Challies

[ad_1] Do you like to learn? Do you wish to be taught to like to learn? Do you take pleasure in studying books that cross the entire spectrum of matters and genres? ThenIve acquired one thing which may be proper up your alleythe 2020 Christian Studying Problem. Whether or not you're a gentle reader or... Read more

A problem to Christians hesitant to affix politicized abortion debate

[ad_1] USA (MNN) — An increasing number of teams — political, spiritual, and in any other case — are squaring off across the abortion debate. The Nationwide Abortion Federation just lately introduced an Episcopal priest as their new president and CEO. In the meantime, a Catholic priest denied communion to former Vice President Joe Biden... Read more

J. D. Greears Problem: How Will You Reply?

[ad_1] The concept the gospel is weak and irrelevant is a patent lie, but it continues to be a preferred lie for the secular world to embrace and promote. You dont must look far to come across portrayals of Christiansespecially these “evangelical Bible-thumpers”as out-of-touch and unhealthy for society.Weve been dismissed as backwoods, judgmental hicks. Folks... Read more