3 Decisions Strong Women Need to Make During Tough Times

What happens when the ideal strong woman in your head becomes an idol? We end up looking to her as the example, instead of looking to the Lord. When we measure our mistakes against this woman in our head, we always come up short. Im a wife, mom to 7, podcast host, and an international speaker. My... Read more

Leading with an Anti-Tribal Posture in Angry Times

Acts 29: Churches Planting Churches The Western world is tribalizing at lightning speed. And while I believe the disruption to previously normal patterns of churchis from God and for our good, its becoming increasingly clear that one casualty of this season of isolation has been the dignifying doctrine of the imago Dei. As a large... Read more

Trusting God in Trying Times – Encouragement for Today – August 6, 2020

August 6, 2020Trusting God in Trying TimesSHARON JAYNES Lee en espaolDont be afraid, the prophet answered. Those who are with us are more than those who are with them. 2 Kings 6:16 (NIV)One phone call, and my life crumbled into a pile of dust easily blown away by shock and unbelief. In a moment, my... Read more

Star Trek: Discoverys Christopher Pike: An Old-Fashioned Hero for Our Cynical Times – Christ and Pop Culture

**Spoiler Alert: This article contains spoilers for Season Two ofStar Trek: Discovery.** What are the three most salient facts about Captain Pike? asks Spock (Ethan Peck), in the Star Trek: Short Treks episode, Q&A. Rebecca Romijns Number One considers his words, then replies: One, his capacity for hearing out another point of view is exceeded... Read more

5 Biblical Reasons to Not Be Afraid If Were in the End Times

Then the angel showed me the river of the water of life, as clear as crystal, flowing from the throne of God and of the Lamb down the middle of the great street of the city. On each side of the river stood the tree of life, bearing twelve crops of fruit, yielding its fruit... Read more

25 Bible Verses for Strength to Stand Strong in Hard Times

In the midst of uncertain times, it's important to remind yourself truth as often as you can. Here are 25 truth-filled verses to meditate and remember in the days ahead. The enemy will always lure us towards panic and worry if we focus on all that's wrong in this world. And even when we know... Read more

Bible Prophecy Explained – Jesus Christ and End Times

Recently, I read a verse in Daniel that I'd never noticed before that got me quite excited. So many prophecies seem to be fitting together in ways that people have not seen for 2000 years. Dear Roger,I've read the book of Daniel several times. Recently, I read a verse that I'd never noticed before that... Read more

Liberty University Files $10 Million Lawsuit against the New York Times

Liberty University Files $10 Million Lawsuit against the New York Times Liberty University is suing the New York Times for the newspaper's handling of the university's response to the COVID-19 pandemic.As Christian Headlines previously reported, the New York Times published an article in March decrying the schools decision not to fully shut down amid the... Read more

Liberty University launches $10m lawsuit against New York Times over Covid-19 stories

Liberty University in VirginiaFacebook.com/Liberty UniversityLiberty University is suing The New York Times for $10 million over a series of news stories published earlier this year about the evangelical Christian school's response to the Covid-19 pandemic. In a lawsuit filed in Lynchburg Circuit Court on Wednesday, the Virginia-based academic institution also named New York Times reporter Elizabeth... Read more

The Courage to Keep Going in Times of Suffering – Beloved Women – July 6, 2020

The Courage to Keep Going in Times of Suffering Beloved Women July 6, 2020READ: And we know that for those who love God all things work together for good, for those who are called according to his purpose. (Romans 8:28 ESV)TODAYS ENCOURAGEMENT: When challenges come in our lives, its easy to want to quit. The... Read more

Mike Pence Tells Church: ‘Hold Fast’ to Jesus, Prayer During ‘These Challenging Times’

Mike Pence Tells Church: 'Hold Fast' to Jesus, Prayer During 'These Challenging Times' Saying the foundation of freedom is faith, Vice President Mike Pence on Sunday urged members of a Texas megachurch to pray for the nation and to rely on God to get America through these challenging times.Pence spoke nearly 30 minutes... Read more

Hard Times & Healthcare: Is There a Reliable Faith-Based Option?

Hard Times & Healthcare: Is There a Reliable Faith-Based Option? These times aren't easy. While many continue to lose jobs and employer-based healthcare during the ongoing pandemic, the need for affordable and accessible healthcare has never been greater. How can you maintain your access to healthcare when you or someone in your family... Read more

CDC: The COVID-19 Infection Rate Could Be 10 Times Higher Than Reported | RELEVANT Magazine

Wash your hands, folks. The Centers for Disease Control has announced that while the COVID-19 infection rate has taken an alarming climb, it may actually be much higher than we know. “Our best estimate right now is that for every case that’s reported, there actually are 10 other infections,” CDC director Dr. Robert Redfield... Read more

2 Words for These Unprecedented Times

Unprecedented. It seems like the perfect word for 2020. Never before have we witnessed a pandemic, widespread civil unrest, and a judicial redefinition of sex and gender all in the space of a few months. And dont even get me started on the murder hornets. It hasnt all been bad, of course. Our increasing awareness... Read more

Living in times of turmoil, there is something Christians must remember

J John Sun 21 Jun 2020 8:43 BST (Photo: Unsplash/United Nations)Confined for three months within the United Kingdom I'm finding it hard to avoid a sense of national turmoil. There is the dreadful Covid-19 pandemic and ongoing issues of how the government should have responded. There is the way the appalling killing of George Floyd... Read more

25 Bible Verses to Give You Hope in Dark Times

So prepare your minds for action and exercise self-control. Put all your hope in the gracious salvation that will come to you when Jesus Christ is revealed to the world. (1 Peter 1:13 NLT)Christ followers find hope in the past, present and future. From the beginning, God planned to send His Son to rescue us... Read more

Mindful Truths for Mindless Times Sermon Notes (1 Peter 1:13-25) | Pastor Mark Driscoll

11 Jun Mindful Truths for Mindless Times Sermon Notes (1 Peter 1:13-25) 1 Peter 1:1 elect exiles 1:3 born again 1 Peter 1:6 you have been grieved by various trials 1 Peter 1:7 tested by fire Christians and non-Christians can experience the same hardship/suffering/trial but do not have the same resources to face it and... Read more

10 Hymns with Messages for Christians in Times of Crisis

This classic hymn waxes poetic on Gods great faithfulness to us. No matter when, where, or what is going on in the world, the Lord remains faithful."Great is Thy faithfulness, " O God my Father,There is no shadow of turning with Thee;Thou changest not, Thy compassions, they fail notAs Thou hast been Thou forever wilt... Read more

How to Care for Your Spouse’s Heart in These Stressful Times

Deep, lasting stress makes a mark on a marriage. Lifes troubles either wound and divide us, or they pull us together as a couple. How can a husband and wife encourage one another? Why does stress create friction and distance between us? How do we solve problems as a team? Can our faith make a... Read more

Early Christians showed hope and courage in unsettled times – Mission Network News

International (MNN) Cyprian, Bishop of Carthage in the 3rd century, faced social unrest, political challenges, and plague, navigating it all with the wisdom and hope of Christ. If your life feels unsettled in 2020, early Christians in North Africa faced similar struggles. Denise Godwin of International Media Ministries (IMM) points to Cyprian, who was a... Read more

Gospelbound: Moral Leadership for Turbulent Times

The following is an uncorrected transcript generated by a transcription service. Before quoting in print, please check the corresponding audio for accuracy. Collin Hansen: If Erik Larson writes the book, I read the book. It’s one of my simple rules of life. All the more so when he writes about one of the most dramatic... Read more

Our Idols Are Exposed in Times of Crisis

As COVID-19 has brought the world to a standstill, we have seen both the beautiful and also ugly sides of humanity. Stories of sacrifice leave us inspired, like a priest giving up his ventilator for younger patients at the cost of his own life.Others expose the uglier side of humanity: the hoarding of toilet paper,... Read more

3 Ways Humor Can Help in Hard Times

If only we could put him on mute in real life, a weary dad quipped in my small group, whose 18-month-old could be heard shouting constantly and for no clear reason from his highchair in the background of our Zoom call. Its a joke that wouldnt have worked a few months ago, but life in... Read more

A Prayer for Those Facing Job Loss: Hope for Uncertain Times

Never before in recent history has our nation and world faced such difficult, chaotic times. In just a matter of months, the Coronavirus pandemic has swept across our globe causing great fear, illness, economic hardship, and most tragically, the loss of many lives. Most of us would have never envisioned the year 2020 to look... Read more

Certain Counsel for Uncertain Times

Few of us have ever endured the widespread effects of a pandemic like COVID-19. We’ve had to cancel weddings, conferences, and even funerals. Some of us have lost jobs, watched portfolios shrink, and stood by helplessly as loved ones have become sick or worse. No one’s been left untouched. We’re being confronted with the fact... Read more

Depending ON God means Surrendering TO God.

Sustained in Troublesome Occasions – by Brigitte Straub

[ad_1] Have you ever not recognized? Have you ever not heard? The Lord is the eternal God, the Creator of the ends of the earth. He doesn't faint or develop weary; his understanding is unsearchable. He offers energy to the faint, and to him who has no may he will increase energy. Isaiah 40:28-29 As... Read more

Relying on God in Times of Trouble | Thoughts by Charles Stanley

Counting on God in Instances of Hassle | Ideas by Charles Stanley

[ad_1] Its simple to consider Paul as a non secular big who by no means grew to become discouraged by the various afflictions he suffered. In any case, he tells us to exult not solely within the hope of the glory of God but in addition in our tribulations, since they're a device the Lord... Read more

Three Times Jesus Healed Without Touching | RELEVANT Magazine

Three Instances Jesus Healed With out Touching | RELEVANT Journal

[ad_1] Have been all craving human contact lately. Even in case you are quarantined with household, there may be in all probability somebody you want a hug from or somebody you want to see with out a pc display between you. Some individuals and church buildings have refused to obey the quarantine suggestions... Read more

What to Do In Difficult Times | Devotional by Roy Lessin

What to Do In Troublesome Instances | Devotional by Roy Lessin

[ad_1] When you're in a battle, when darkish clouds hover, when disappointment or betrayal meet you unexpectedly, what's one of the simplest ways to reply? Listed below are three issues to at all times bear in mind. Dont give in.We aren't to offer in to the issues the enemy needs to make use of to... Read more