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Day of prayer to shut down P0rnhub

(Photo: Unsplash)Christians around the world are being invited to join in a day of prayer on Tuesday to shut down P0rnhub. The invitation comes from Exodus Cry, a campaign group working to end sexual exploitation and trafficking, and is being supported by the World Prayer Centre in Birmingham.  Exodus Cry is leading the fight to... Read more

Day of prayer to shut down Pornhub

(Photo: Unsplash)Christians around the world are being invited to join in a day of prayer on Tuesday to shut down Pornhub. The invitation comes from Exodus Cry, a campaign group working to end sexual exploitation and trafficking, and is being supported by the World Prayer Centre in Birmingham.  Exodus Cry is leading the fight to... Read more

Katy Perry says thanking God every day got her through suicidal thoughts

American Idol judge Katy Perry with her fellow American Idol judges. The pop star was raised in a Christian household.(Photo: ABC)Katy Perry has revealed she thought about taking her own life when she "crashed" following the release of her last album and a temporary break-up with her now fianc Orlando Bloom.  But discovering gratitude helped her... Read more

Republican Senators Debate Replacing Columbus Day with Juneteenth as a Federal Holiday | RELEVANT Magazine

On June 19, a bipartisan coalition of 40 senators led by Sen. John Cornyn (R-TX) and Sen. Cory Booker (D-NJ) introduced a bill to make Juneteenth, a day that commemorates the end of slavery in the United States, a federal holiday. That effort is now being held up by a Senate budget squabble. Sen.... Read more

You Can Be Healthy in a Sick World!:1 Peter 1:23-2:12 (Fathers Day) Sermon Notes | Real Faith

18 Jun You Can Be Healthy in a Sick World!:1 Peter 1:23-2:12 (Fathers Day) Sermon Notes Nutrition & my experience Pastor Jimmy show me your diet Ill predict illness Scripture Makes You Healthy 1 Peter 1:23-2:3 you have been born again, not of perishable seed but of imperishable, through the living and abiding word of... Read more

Here Are 8 Freedoms to Thank God for This Independence Day

The Declaration of Independence was adopted by the Continental Congress on July 4, 1776, and announced the separation of the thirteen American colonies from Great Britain. With this, a new nation was formedthe United States of America. History verifies Thomas Jefferson as the composer of the original draft. Once completed, Jefferson submitted his draft to... Read more

‘Heartbreaking’ day for Hong Kong as Beijing imposes national security law

Hong Kongers are fearful of their future after the imposition of a new national security law by Beijing(Photo: Unsplash/Han Min T)Christian human rights campaigner Benedict Rogers has spoken of his heartache for the future of Hong Kong after Beijing passed the contentious national security law.  Rogers, East Asia Team Leader at Christian Solidarity Worldwide, said... Read more

Day of the Christian Martyr remembers thousands killed for their faith

Release International is marking Day of the Christian Martyr today, 29 June, to remember those killed for their faith.  The charity, which supports persecuted Christians in dozens of countries, estimates that some 4,000 Christians die each year for their faith - 11 every day.  "Each year, churches around the world remember the deaths of the... Read more

Lessons on racism must be learnt from history, says bishop on Windrush Day

The Empire Windrush carried hundreds of immigrants from the Caribbean to Britain.WikipediaA senior Catholic leader has called for prayer and reflection over Britain's treatment of migrant and ethnic minority communities.Bishop Paul McAleenan, the Catholic Church in England and Wales' Lead Bishop for Migrants and Refugees, said it was important that BAME communities are valued. The call... Read more

Fathers Day After My Fathers Death

This will be my eighth Fathers Day as a dad. This year, Ill still get something from the kids (fingers crossed!) and hopefully sneak in a round of golf. Until two years ago, this special day meant the usualcall Dad, send a gift, receive a gift, and generally do what I want. Unfortunately, this year,... Read more

Hope for Bad Sons on Fathers Day

Every year, when Fathers Day comes around, I think about my dad.Calling to wish him Happy Fathers Day! as an adult has never been easy, because he and I didnt have a good relationship. Even if I wanted to this year, though, I cant. Last August, my father passed away from an aggressive form of... Read more

8 Questions to Ask Yourself at the End of the Day

Noelle Kirchner iBelieve Contributing Writer Youve probably heard some version of the quote, Its not how you start that mattersits how you finish. Indeed, the Bible confirms that we are all a work in progress; we are clay on the Potters wheel (Isaiah 64:8). As God continues to form us, each day is an important... 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

10 Things Dad Would Especially Love This Father’s Day

Todays culture puts extreme pressure on our men to perform. Theyre constantly bombarded with messages telling them to be more successful, wealthier, more sensitive yet also strong, hard workers who also spend time with their families, to purchase that bigger home or better car, yet also remain debt free.Then theres the pressure many men place... Read more

Dr John Sentamu lays down his crozier on last day as Archbishop of York

(Photo: Church of England)Dr John Sentamu laid down his crozier on the high altar of York Minster on Sunday to mark his last day as Archbishop of York.He was the first black Archbishop in the Church of England and went on to serve in the post for 15 years, having been enthroned in 2005. In his... Read more

Four Ways A Day Off is Practice for Heaven | Pastor Mark Driscoll

04 Jun Four Ways A Day Off is Practice for Heaven Posted at 03:00h in Daily Devotions by Mark Driscoll Hebrews 4:9-11 So then, there remains a Sabbath rest for the people of God, for whoever has entered Gods rest has also rested from his works as God did from his. Let us therefore strive... Read more

Top 4 Affirmations Your Dad Needs To Hear This Fathers Day

Lets face it: being a dad is tough.I know we make it look easy (or maybe not) but there is nothing easy about being a dad. My fatherhood journey includes raising two kids, one who has special needs. I know in the traditional family model dad is the rock. Mom is the glue that holds... Read more

President Trump Expresses Support of Internationally Persecuted Christians on ‘Global Coptic Day’

President Trump Expresses Support of Internationally Persecuted Christians on 'Global Coptic Day' Monday marked the second annual Global Coptic Day in which President Trump expressed support for the persecuted Coptic Church in Egypt.According to the Christian Post, President Trump addressed the event in a special message.This year, as we celebrate the second annual... Read more

President Trump Thanks Fallen Soldiers for Their Sacrifice at Memorial Day Ceremony

President Trump Thanks Fallen Soldiers for Their Sacrifice at Memorial Day Ceremony President Donald Trump attended two Memorial Day events on Monday as the nation continues to fight the coronavirus pandemic.Trump first attended a ceremony at the Arlington National Cemetery. Unlike in previous years, where presidents have spoken at the site, Trump gave... Read more

10 of the Best Ways to Love on Your Mom This Mother’s Day

“Charm is deceptive, and beauty if fleeting; but a woman who fears the LORD is to be praised.” Proverbs 31:30This Mother’s Day, many of us will still be reeling from the corona virus pandemic. Many moms have added “homeschooling,” and “coach,” to their resumes amidst the normal laundry lists of tasks, and for many of us,... Read more

A Prayer for Earth Day – Your Daily Prayer – April 22

A Prayer for Earth DayBy Jennifer HeerenThank you for making me so wonderfully complex! Your workmanship is marveloushow well I know it. - (Psalm 139:14)The definition of faith is to believe in things that we cannot see. And God rewards and loves faith. But there is plenty to see that builds faith as well.1. The Placement of... Read more

After Calvary: How the Day of Atonement Highlights Jesuss Heavenly Offering

Theres a difference between tidying and cleaning. Often, Im more concerned with the former; my wife with the latter. Tidying involves putting shoes on racks, clothes into drawers, books on shelves, and toys in bins. Cleaning requires vacuuming, mopping, spraying, wiping, scrubbing, and magic-erasing. To my eyes, at least, tidying makes a more immediate, obvious... Read more

20 Encouraging Bible Verses to Guide You Each Day

The Word of God is living and applicable for our lives across the ages. What was penned years ago is wisdom thats appropriate for our place in time. Lets visit some verses that will guide us through our day. Discover some of the best encouraging Bible verses in this collection of scripture quotes!Routines. Auto-pilot. Distracted... Read more

20 Bible Verses Perfect for Your Mother’s Day Card

Amazing Moms in the Bible: Hannah A great story about a Mom from the Bible is the story of Hannah. Hannah was married to a man who loved her very much, but he also had another wife. The other wife was able to have children, but the Lord had not worked this miracle in Hannahs... Read more

20 Meaningful Christian Mothers Day Gifts to Inspire Mom

Moms are fantastic. They do so much for us throughout our lives from kissing our boo-boos as kids to teaching us how to do a variety of different things as we grow up. Mothers Day is approaching fast, do you know what youre going to get your Mom? Are you looking for something different other... Read more

TGC Q&A: How Could Jesus Not Know the Day or Hour of His Return?

The following is an uncorrected transcript generated by a transcription service. Before quoting in print, please check the corresponding audio for accuracy. Bryan Chapell: So, Al Mohler, theologian for decades, how could an omniscient son of God not know the day and the hour of his return? Al Mohler: When I teach theology, I always... Read more

How to Support a Friend Missing Her Mom on Mother’s Day

3. Support Your Friend A friend loveth at all times, and a brother is born for adversity. (Proverbs 17:17)My sister visits our mothers grave on Mothers Day and Mommys birthday. Also, she buys flowers and places them on Mommy's tombstone. Doing so comforts my sister. However, I prefer not to visit the grave. I find... Read more

3 Beautiful Prayers for a Safe Memorial Day

The unofficial first days of summer are coming upon us, but it will look a little different this year as we set out to celebrate Memorial Day and Memorial Day weekend. Memorial Day falls on the final Monday in May and honors the fallen men and women who bravely fought for our great nation. Because... Read more