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John Maxwell: Your Life Can Be a Great Story | RELEVANT

When I meet people for the first time, as soon as the introductions are out of the way, I ask them to share their story to tell me who they are and where theyre from, where theyve been and where theyre going. I want to understand what matters to them. Maybe you do the same.... Read more

‘God Is Great’: Lost Hiker Rescued, Resuscitated after Heart Stopped for 45 Minutes

'God Is Great': Lost Hiker Rescued, Resuscitated after Heart Stopped for 45 Minutes Michael Knapinski, 45, has received a second lease on life after hiking in Mount Rainier in Washington State, where he got lost and faced blizzard-like, whiteout conditions that seemed to have ended his life.On the morning of November 7, Knapinski was going... Read more

U.S. Divorce Rate Hits 50-Year Low: ‘Great News for Americans’

U.S. Divorce Rate Hits 50-Year Low: 'Great News for Americans' The U.S. divorce rate hit a 50-year low in 2019 according to new Census data that is being hailed as great news for Americas families and children by a prominent researcher.The new data shows that 14.9 marriages per 1,000 ended in divorce in 2019, a... Read more

Lets Make America Truly Great Again: Revisiting Reconstruction – Christ and Pop Culture

Make America Great Again is undeniably a culturally polarizing phrase and phenomenon that has been remarketed and recycled from past presidential campaigns. The white letters emblazoned on the fiery red hats and blue flags flood campaign rallies across America in support for the United States 45th President. The question that phrase raises, however, has yet... Read more

Britain’s reputation will ‘suffer great harm’ if international laws are broken over Brexit – Archbishop

Most Rev. Justin Welby issued a stark warning to peers over the impact of the Internal Market BillREUTERS/Jean PierreThe Archbishop of Canterbury has urged the Government to respect international law and work to preserve peace in Northern Ireland. Archbishop Justin Welby addressed the House of Lords on Monday following a rare intervention in the Financial... Read more

Biden, Trump and the Great Evangelical Disaster

(Photo: CNBC)Recently I was sent a copy of a statement from an organisation calling itself Pro-life Evangelicals for Biden. This appears to be connected with a larger group called Evangelicals for Biden. I was surprised not only to receive it, but also to see who some of the signatories were. As far as I could... Read more

Great Anticipation | Thoughts about God by Alec Niemi

Looking back at the different phases in our life is like reviewing a book. Each chapter starts with great anticipation and usually ends with reflection and questions of tomorrow. Following through the story line one can see how each chapter builds on the previous. There are high points and low points, excitements and sorrows, yet... Read more

Newell heads Great Commission coalition, calls Christians to action – Mission Network News

International (MNN) — Despite centuries of missionary efforts, one in three people worldwide have no access to the Gospel or a local church. Missiologist and author Marv Newell says one-third of the global population is roughly 3.2 billion people. However, these statistics probably mean very little to people, Newell notes. The most important takeaway is... Read more

Nearly a third of evangelicals think Jesus was only a great teacher

(Photo: Unsplash/Joshua Gresham)A significant proportion of evangelicals do not believe in the deity of Jesus, a major new study has found.  In preliminary findings teased ahead of the study's full release next month, nearly a third of US evangelicals (30%) agreed that Jesus is only a great teacher.  Two thirds of those surveyed disagreed with... Read more

Ark Encounter Adds $3 Million Virtual Reality Simulator of the Great Flood

Ark Encounter Adds $3 Million Virtual Reality Simulator of the Great Flood The Ark Encounter in Williamstown, Kentucky is transporting visitors to the time of Noahs Ark with a new virtual simulation attraction.The $3 million virtual reality experience, The Truth Traveler, takes visitors on a tour called A Flood of Reality, Faithwire reports.Guests wear VR... Read more

The Great Commission: when does go become stay? – Mission Network News

International (MNN) — An anthem for getting involved in Gospel missions is pray, give, and go. The go piece comes directly from the Great Commission when Jesus commanded His disciples in Matthew 28:19, Therefore go and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of... Read more

The Korean Diaspora and the Great Century of Missions

The common narrative explaining the rise of Asian Christianity in the modern age is a story of Western goers sent by Western senders, and theres some truth to that. The Opium Wars of the 1830s, 1840s, and 1850s served as a catalyst for opening China. Waves of missionaries followed, most famously J. Hudson Taylor (18321905),... Read more

Pastor Sam Collier Opens Up about Trusting God to Make His Story Great

Pastor Sam Collier Opens Up about Trusting God to Make His Story Great Welcoming energy could be felt through the phone when Sam Collier picked up and said "Hello.Ive seen Collier up close several times at events, and frankly, he is a what you see is what you get kind of guy.That being said, Collier,... Read more

Harriet Tubman: a woman who did great things for God despite having so little

J John 14 August 2020 | 11:10 AM Abolitionist Harriet Tubman saved countless African-Americans from slavery with the use of the Underground Railroad, earning her the nickname 'Moses.'(Wikipedia/H. Seymour Squyer)I recently watched the film Harriet based on the true story of Harriet Tubman. I was inspired and, having since researched her, Harriet has now become one... Read more

‘This Is Truly Gods Creation’: Trump Signs Landmark Great American Outdoors Act

'This Is Truly Gods Creation': Trump Signs Landmark Great American Outdoors Act President Trump signed a landmark bill into law Tuesday that permanently funds the Land and Water Conservation Fund and provides billions of dollars to restore national park infrastructure.The Great American Outdoors Act, supported by a bipartisan coalition in the House and... Read more

A Special Message for Those Who Haven’t Done Great Things for God

You were specially chosen for your role. For just as we have many members in one body and all the members do not have the same function, so we, who are many, are one body in Christ, and individually members one of another. (Romans 12:4-5)The person preaching before thousands and the stay-at-home mom are both... Read more

10 Great Ways Wives Can Serve Their Husbands (Yes, Serve!)

As women, we like to be noticed by our husbands. We appreciate being told how nice we look or what a good job weve done with a project. But our men need noticing too. They need us to see how hard they work, how valuable they are, and how they are making an impact on... 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

How to Set Yourself Up for a Great Marriage

Betsy de Cruz Crosswalk.com Contributing Writer Friends of ours love to tell the story of how they got married just two weeks after they met and actually survived to tell about it. By Gods grace, theyve stayed married over 50 years, but my friend says, I wouldnt recommend it to anyone. It was a nightmare,... Read more

Palestinian Christians and the Great Commission – Mission Network News

Palestine (MNN) Palestinian Christians have suffered as their brothers and sisters have often forgotten their place in the story of the Great Commission. At Mission Network News we encourage listeners to find their place in the story. But which story is that? After Jesus rose from the dead, he gave the Great Commission to his... Read more

TGC Podcast: Want to Read Great Literature? Start Here.

The following is an uncorrected transcript generated by a transcription service. Before quoting in print, please check the corresponding audio for accuracy. Karen Swallow Prior: So, I’m here to talk about… Let’s see what’s the title of my talk. How, Why and What to Read, I think. I do want to tell you that I’ve... Read more

Finish Your Great Work – Beloved Women – June 19, 2020

Finish Your Great Work Beloved Women June 19, 2020READ: And I sent messengers to them, saying, I am doing a great work and I cannot come down. Why should the work stop while I leave it and come down to you? (Nehemiah 6:3 ESV) TODAYS ENCOURAGEMENT: Our lives have a purpose. In the Bible, Nehemiah was focused... Read more

‘How Great Thou Art’ is the hymn of choice to inspire hope during Covid-19

'How Great Thou Art' is the most popular hymn for inspiring hope during the coronavirus pandemic, a poll by CAFOD has found. The hymn is based on a 19th century Swedish poem that was translated into English in 1949 by missionary Stuart K Hine. It came out on top in a Twitter poll by the Catholic aid... Read more

A Great Gulf Fixed // Sermon by Conrad Mbewe – TGC Africa

There is a great gulf between heaven and hell. Like a deep chasm, or the Victoria Falls, God has fixed it there deliberately and it cannot be crossed. In Luke 16 Jesus describes the despair of the rich man in hell. This ‘rich’ man realises that his pitiful state, consigned to hell and suffering, is... Read more

12 Coronavirus Conversation Starters for Great Talks with Your Kids

What better time than quarantine to start a new hobby? Both kids and parents can use this time to do something theyve always wanted to do. Ask your kids what they would like to try and be as supportive as possible in fostering that interest.Here are a few hobby ideas to consider for your family: -... Read more

The Great Physician for COVID-19

Which Bible character best represents us, as a society, in this COVID-19 moment? My vote is for the bleeding woman of Luke 8. Let me explain why. When she first comes to Jesus, were told she’dhad a discharge of blood for twelve years, and though she had spent all her living on physicians, she could... Read more