Earlier this year, Sheila received the devastating news that her husband of 23 years had suffered a heart attack and died. She shares how she found True Hope in the midst of darkness.
Month: November 2020
The midwifery student was suspended from her studies and subjected to an inquiry because of her role as leader of a pro-life group.
The religious leaders thought that when the Messiah came, that He would come to bless the people who had earned that right by being religious and properly righteous.
The Australian Christian Lobby is condemning the Change and Suppression (Conversion) Prohibition Bill, saying it is built on lies.
Humanitarian agency Gospel For Asia says for the world’s poor, Christmas is a time when they are forgotten.
‘Does it mean nothing to you, all you who pass by?’ Lamentations 1:12 NLT At a Metro station in Washington D.C. on a cold January morning in 2007, a young violinist played several classical compositions as people rushed by. After three minutes, a middle-aged man slowed briefly, then hurried away. Thirty seconds later the young man received [...]
2 Chronicles 35–36 1:1 The elder to the elect lady and her children, whom I love in truth, and not only I, but also all who know the truth, 2 because of the truth that abides in us and will be with us forever: 3 Grace, mercy, and peace will be with us, from God the Father and [...]
The strategy to bless people and win souls for Christ is inspired by Genesis 12.
‘Don’t copy the behaviour and customs of this world.’ Romans 12:2 NLT Our high-tech society is producing stressed-out people. Next year we will have even less time because statistically for every hour technology saves you, it consumes two more. Author Keri Wyatt Kent writes: ‘Every time you say “yes” to something, you’re saying “no” to other options. [...]
Joshua 1 11 Teach me your way, O LORD, and lead me on a level path because of my enemies.12 Give me not up to the will of my adversaries; for false witnesses have risen against me, and they breathe out violence. 13 I believe that I shall look upon the goodness of the LORD in the land of the living!14 Wait for the [...]
Greg Hunt says the timeframe for the vaccine remains unchanged.
Iranian Christians imprisoned for their involvement in a house church have received 80 lashes for drinking communion wine.
‘Focus on this one thing.’ Philippians 3:13 NLT We live in the day of multitasking. We talk on the phone while having lunch, read text messages while feeding the kids, and even drink coffee while driving. Dr Richard Swenson says: ‘In some instances we are more productive… some people crochet while watching the news. And in certain [...]
2 Chronicles 32–34 15 “If you love me, you will keep my commandments. 16 And I will ask the Father, and he will give you another Helper, to be with you forever, 17 even the Spirit of truth, whom the world cannot receive, because it neither sees him nor knows him. You know him, for he dwells with [...]
Soaring audience engagement shows that Christian television is bringing hope to Middle East viewers.
Thanasi Kokkinakis says he is physically ready for the Australian Open tennis after recently getting glandular fever and losing 14 kg.
We’re being warned to stay safe online in what’s expected to be the biggest weekend of spending of the year.
The Freedom From Religion Foundation launched legal action after a social media post showed a school football coach leading the team in prayer.
‘Is this the kind of fast I have chosen?’ Isaiah 58:5 NIV God never commanded you to examine your emotions, experiences, or sins. What He did say is, ‘Behold, the Lamb of God who takes away the sin of the world!’ (John 1:29 NASB) Victory over sin comes from focusing on Christ—not beating yourself up! In the Old Testament [...]
2 Chronicles 29–31 14:1 “Let not your hearts be troubled. Believe in God; believe also in me. 2 In my Father’s house are many rooms. If it were not so, would I have told you that I go to prepare a place for you? 3 And if I go and prepare a place for you, I will come [...]
The International Baptist Mission Board has celebrated the appointment of 79 new missionaries.
Dr Kylie Moore-Gilbert was serving a 10-year prison sentence for espionage.
While 2020 may certainly seem like a crisis, businesses have been adapting and moving with uncertain times since their beginning.
However, there are some key differences between those who succeed and those who don’t.
In this day and age we are bombarded by choice, never before have we had so many choices about what we can do and what we can spend our money on.
But as Christians our goal is to be Christ like with all the things in our life, so what does Jesus think about money?
Have you gotten so busy providing for your family, that you’ve forgotten to dedicate time to the things that actually matter?
Focus on the Family will help you reduce busyness in your life, and how to offer a gracious no, while saying yes to more important things.