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‘God Just Gave Me the Clarity and Said It’s Time’: Kanye West Details Presidential Platform

'God Just Gave Me the Clarity and Said It's Time': Kanye West Details Presidential Platform (RNS)  Kanye West is running for president, and he believes God told him to do it.Thats according to an interview West conducted with Forbes magazine this week, in which he discussed his newly announced bid to win the... Read more

Casting is NOT a One Time Thing – Encouragement Café – July 8

Casting is NOT a One Time Thing By Jill BeranCast all your anxiety on Him because He cares for you. 1 Peter 5:7It had been a crazy week and a busy Saturday. Our to-do list was long and my kids werent really eager. One was kind of upset, another didnt feel the best and another compared... Read more

When Is the Right Time to Offer Parental Advice?

Another Parent Asks for Your Opinion The number one clue that you can give parental advice is when you are asked. A direct invitation to share your opinion is a privilege. When one trusts us enough to seek our guidance, our role is to share with love, grace, and truth. If we handle the opportunity... Read more

Its Time to Kill Our Culture War Mentality | RELEVANT Magazine

This content is created in partnership withAmerican Awakening.Check out theAmerican Awakening Podcast. Now playing on the Relevant Podcast Network. In times of tremendous uncertainty, every headline seems to take on a bit of urgency especially if you are looking at our lives together in America as a war between cultures. Take for example two... Read more

Appointed For Such a Time as This – Encouragement for Today – June 29, 2020

June 29, 2020Appointed For Such a Time as ThisBINU SAMUEL Lee en espaolBefore I formed you in the womb I knew you, before you were born I set you apart; I appointed you as a prophet to the nations. Jeremiah 1:5 (NIV)I was seven months pregnant, sitting on the sofa in my family room, and... Read more

Mississippi’s Largest Christian Denomination: It’s Time to Change the State Flag | RELEVANT Magazine

The Mississippi Baptist Convention, a part of the Southern Baptist Convention and the largest denomination in the state, is calling for a change to the state flag. The Mississippi flag is infamously adorned with a confederate emblem, and many Black Americans have long held that the confederate flag is a source of pain and... Read more

10 Refreshing Ways to Renew Your Quiet Time with God

Ive practiced a daily quiet time with God for more than two decades. During those times, Ive experienced soul-soaring moments that linger with me to this day. Other times Ive struggled through like I was studying for an Algebra test.Regardless of how I felt, God has rewarded my commitment to spend time in prayer and... Read more

Time to cancel the cancel culture

(Photo: Unsplash/Jason Leung)It's hard to keep up. I jokingly remarked the other week, "What's next? Will they cancel Fawlty Towers?" They did. It's difficult to be a satirist when your whole society is turning into a Pythonesque joke except soon people won't know what 'Pythonesque' means because doubtless Monty Python will come under the Woke... Read more

Women accounted for majority of CofE deacons for the first time in 2019

(Photo: Keith Blundy)Women accounted for just over half of the new deacons ordained in the Church of England last year. It's the first time that women have made up the majority of newly ordained deacons in the CofE. According to the latest figures, published today, women accounted for 51% of the new intake of 570 deacons. The new... Read more

Can God Redeem Lost Time?

I was only a child when I first felt the weight of time lost. A messy divorce between my parents spiraled into my childhood ending abruptly. Those years lost, and all the gatherings and memories that were supposed to beI felt jipped.By the time I entered adulthood I was eager to get married and start... Read more

Time to end the silence on the persecution of Christians in Nigeria

PixabayA family of four is shot and injured by armed assailants as they pray in their home. Medical staff save the life of a six-month old baby who was shot in the head during an attack which claimed 17 lives, including that of the baby's mother. A three-year-old dies 24 hours after suffering machete blows to the head... Read more

Church, It’s Time to Take a Hard Look at How Much We’ve Bought Into the American Dream | RELEVANT Magazine

Historically, it often seemed like the American Church and the American Dream had a pretty cozy relationship. But if it wasn’t clear before, the events of the last few weeks have made it entirely undeniable that the promise of American equality and opportunity for all has not been fully extended to all of its... Read more

Exit the Echo Chamber. Its Time to Persuade.

A key dynamic in our present epistemological crisis is the way truth has moved from being a matter of reason to a matter of feeling. Rather than something discovered through logical discourse in community, truth is nowto many peoplediscovered primarily through felt experience as individuals. What matters most is whether I feel something to be... Read more

5 Simple Steps to Spending More Time with God | RELEVANT Magazine

As believers, we know how important it is to spend time with God. In fact, most of us would probably say that our relationship with Him is a top priority in our life. But how does that look on a day-to-day basis? It’s easy to say God is a priority. It’s a whole different... Read more

Celebrating care workers at a time like this

Seth, a carer at Emmaus HouseHelen McKay-Ferguson, Marketing & Communications Officer for Pilgrims' Friend Society, spoke to medical student Seth about his rewarding experience as a carer.Being knighted with a walking stick is just one of the moments that stands out for Seth when he thinks back to his time working for Pilgrims' Friend Society... Read more

Life for older people in such a time as this

Residents at Pilgrim Gardens wave from the back of the building(Photo: Pilgrims' Friend Society)Pilgrim Gardens is one of Pilgrims' Friend Society's independent living housing scheme in Leicester. Mandy Smith, Scheme Manager, shares how life has been affected by the coronavirus pandemicWithout a doubt the coronavirus has had an impact on everyone, but the impact has... Read more

6 Black Protest-Poets for This Troubled Time

In times of increasing racial tensions, it can be difficult to know what to do with ones anger, righteous or otherwise. And it can be just as difficult to know where to get an honest picture of the worldviews of people we may consider, for whatever combination of reasons, other. Earlier this month, I posted... Read more

Cardinal Vincent Nichols says it’s time for churches to re-open

Vincent Nichols said it was time for the phased re-opening of church buildingsReutersThe head of the Catholic Church in England and Wales has questioned why car showrooms and outdoor markets are allowed to re-open to the public but not church buildings.With many restrictions easing and non-essential shops opening again in a couple of weeks, Cardinal Vincent... Read more

Vice President Mike Pence, Lecrae, Time Tebow and More Honor Ravi Zacharias in Online Memorial Service

Vice President Mike Pence, Lecrae, Time Tebow and More Honor Ravi Zacharias in Online Memorial Service On Friday morning, Vice President Mike Pence, Tim Tebow, Louie Giglio, Matt Redman, Lecrae and others participated in a memorial service for well-known Christian apologist Ravi Zacharias. Zacharias died on May 19 and was buried in Georgia... Read more

African Pastors: Time to Go Online // Africa Study Bible

Right now, as social gatherings risk spreading COVID-19, preachers across the world are quickly having to learn how to deliver church services and sermons online. Are you a preacher in Africa? Do you worry that your flock would rather listen to preachers who are already famous from their TV shows or books? Have no fear... Read more

Belonging in a Time of Isolation

We are created for communion with God and othersso what do we do in a time of social distancing? How do we experience connection during chronic shelter-in-place orders? Many are looking to the flu pandemic of 1918 for understanding, but my mind keeps returning to the World War II bombings of London from September 1940... 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

No, There Isn’t a Global Satanic Cult That Ritually Abuses Millions of Children, but for a Long Time We All Really Wanted to Believe There Was – Christ and Pop Culture

Every other Wednesday in Fads!Crazes!Panics!,Luke T. Harringtonlooks at one of the random obsessions to have gripped the public mind in the recent past, and tries, in vain, to make sense of it all. Three days before Ronald Reagan was elected president, an alleged autobiography was published in Canada under the title Michelle Remembers. Cowritten by... Read more