Introducing Our New Mission Statement

When people think of church mission statements, there are usually two related but separate things they imagine. One is a mission statement, and one is a vision statement. The difference between these is that a mission statement is very practical in its scope. It focuses on what you will accomplish and how you will do…

Nigerian Christians Celebrated Christmas…

Nigerian Christians Celebrated Christmas Despite Boko Haram Bomb Threats Many Nigerian Christians still celebrated Christmas despite the constant threat of Boko Haram sending suicide bombers into churches. The Christian Post reports that 5,000 Catholics gathered for a Christmas mass in Maiduguri alone. Director of Communications of the Diocese of Maiduguri Father Gideon Obasogie told Fides…

Why Christians Should be Hopeful in 2015

On a personal level, 2014 was a fun and challenging year. Fun with new experiences, trips with my family (including down under to Australia in July with my oldest daughter), and moving to a new house that we just love. God was very kind to us. I also learned a lot about things like habits…

The Birth of Jesus

In those days Caesar Augustus issued a decree that a census should be taken of the entire Roman world. (This was the first census that took place while Quirinius was governor of Syria.) And everyone went to his own town to register. So Joseph also went up from the town of Nazareth in Galilee to…

Christian Baker Refuse to Make Gay Cake

Christian Bakers Who Refused to Make Bert and Ernie Gay Marriage Cake Will Be Prosecuted Carrie Dedrick | Editor, ChristianHeadlines.com | Thursday, November 06, 2014 The Christian bakers who recently made headlines for refusing to make a cake featuring Bert and Ernie and the slogan, “Support Gay Marriage,” are reportedly facing prosecution. The Equality Commission…

The Suffering Church

November ̶ A Month of Prayer for the Suffering Church Every day, all around the world, Christians endure persecution in all forms and to all extremes. In many countries that persecution includes loss of life, family, health, food or possessions. While most Western believers go about their daily affairs uninterrupted, Christians in other parts of…

Christian Parents Find Hope in Dealing With Rare Disorder

Christian Parents Find Hope in Dealing With Rare Disorder Mon, 10 Nov 2014 – 9:01 PM CST Lisa and Kerry Ingram with their daughter Lilly. By the time she left the hospital four months after her birth, Lilly Ingram’s medical bill totaled $1 million. In the eight years since, another $1 million in surgeries and…

Spirit Fill Living

What words would you use to describe your current experience as a Christian? Growing. Frustrated. Disappointing. Fulfilled. Forgiven. Stuck. Struggling. Joyful. Defeated. Exciting. Up and down. Empty. Discouraged. Duty. Intimate. Mediocre. Painful. Dynamic. Guilty. Vital. So-so. Others? Do you desire more? Jesus said, “If anyone is thirsty, let him come to me and drink. Whoever…