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Top 10 Weird Bible Stories

Sure, the Bible has the classics that most Christians have heard since they were young—David and Goliath, Noah and the ark, Jesus healing the blind man. But within the pages of Scripture are many stories that are obscure, dramatic, and just plain bizarre. Here are the ones your Sunday School teacher didn’t tell you. Amy […]

What You Need to Know about the Holy Spirit

One tragedy of prolonged debates over the spiritual gifts is that the gifts can become more important than the Giver. Above all, the greatest gift that Christ gives in his ascension is the Spirit himself. For our salvation the Father gave his two greatest gifts, John Owen observed. “The one was the giving of his […]

Fairytale Faith

I read a brilliant blog last week – all about women’s conferences and the message they give. Many just tell we are beautiful princesses and don’t really give us anything of great spiritual depth – or a message that draws us to being more Christ like. It’s what I call ‘Fairytale Faith’. You can read […]

Lifelong Faith Formation For Children With Additional Needs

This last weekend saw the launch of ‘FaithfullGeneration’ at the Hand in Hand conference in Eastbourne. The whole conference was given over to this project about children developing resilient faith in every sphere of life. During the weekend, the Additional Needs Alliance held it’s 5th Annual Forum, where we were discussing what the five principles […]

Your not under the law, you are under grace…?

Your not under the law, you are under grace…?And the gospel of grace is the truth, and the love is the truth and will “set you free”… Set you free from what? Sin and death, or sin causing death, or sin… How does being under grace and not under law, keep you from or give […]

Driving Lessons and Bible Study Go Hand in Hand in Zimbabwe

Inter-denominational project prepares students for this life and life to come Posted March 29, 2017 The Youth Ministries department of the Seventh-day Adventist Church in northern Zimbabwe has launched an inter-denominational education drive to offer free academic coaching, driving classes, and spiritual instruction to young people. The church organization has partnered with other colleges in […]

NC House approves concealed handgun option for church services on campus

RALEIGH, N.C. (WNCN) — The state House approved a bill Monday night that would allow people to carry a concealed weapon at certain churches, citing concerns among some church leaders about security. The lawmaker backing the bill says leaders of a church near her came to her about the issue and were concerned about safety. […]

Explore the Bible’s Role in America’s Ideals of Liberty and Justice

  A $60 million attraction with unprecedented technology will open on Independence Mall in fall 2018, the American Bible Society announced today. Called the Faith & Liberty Discovery Center, the experience will highlight how, from past to present, the Bible has changed those who changed America. The Faith & Liberty Discovery Center is expected to […]

Concert provides hope, home for uprooted church

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L inda Bell is a lady full of love. The Angleton resident said she loves people, loves God and loves to get together with people who love him as much as she does. That’s why she enjoys spending Sundays at Bible Way Outreach Church — and why she reacted so strongly when the church lost […]

Tree ceremony is Dec. 30

TRUMAN — Tree of Remembrance lighting ceremony has been rescheduled for 4:30 p.m. Dec. 30 at the Truman Café. The date was changed due to the bad weather last weekend. Donations can still be made until noon Dec. 30. Donation boxes are at Truman Church of Christ, St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, Trinity Lutheran Church and […]

A look back at the Corn Bible Crusaders football season

Seven of the 12 Corn Bible Academy football players for the 2016 season were recognized with all district honors. These all district honors are nominated by the coaches and voted on by all of the district coaches. Two of the seniors have already been selected by the coaches to attend the Eight-Man All-Star Game to […]

Reigners Church Releases Statement Over Building Collapse

Reigners Bible Church has releases statement over the unfortunate collapse of its building during the Enthronement of Apostle Akan Weeks last Saturday. The incident which claimed lives saw the Executive governor of the state to have escaped the ugly incident. The Church tendered unreservedly commiseration with families and loved ones of the departed saints who […]

Churches seek to end disconnect with teenagers

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If you go to church long enough, you might see the pattern: a child is excited to learn about the Bible, but then becomes a little more disenchanted as he or she enters the teen years. And when they enter college or the work world, they often disconnect from the church altogether. In a recent, […]

Where’s My Christmas Spirit?

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With Christmas just days away, I should have been excited, but I wasn’t. The part-time job I had during my senior year kept me in a miserable mood much of the time. I was a custodian for my church. I disliked getting up on Saturday mornings while my friends slept in. I despised the ugly, […]