Friday, July 01, 2016

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3 Critical Truths About Spiritual Warfare

When spiritual warfare becomes our primary lens, we risk getting stuck in an immature level of underdevelopment. Read More

Who Needs Creeds When I’ve Got a Bible? – An Excerpt from What Christians Ought to Believe

In today’s excerpt from What Christians Ought to Believe, author Michael F. Bird explains that creeds are not only biblical, but also critical for identifying what scripture says about God, Jesus, salvation, and the life of the age to come. Read More

Why You Shouldn’t Run Toward Ministry

The call to ministry isn’t necessarily revealed by the degree or skill set you possess, although those things certainly play some part in ministry. Ironically, the call to ministry emerges as you diligently apply yourself to something every other Christian is called to as well: service in your local church. Read More

6 Places to Look for More Church Workers

Every church I know needs more workers in some area. Most churches I know struggle with finding those workers. It seems that no matter how hard they try, they can’t find all the workers they need. If that describes your church, think about looking in these places for workers.... Read More

How Safe Are Your Kids? 4 Children’s Ministry Security Checks

Four simple ways to test the security in your children’s ministry area. Read More

Patriotic Worship is Coming to a Church Near You

Pastors and churches mix patriotism and worship around July 4th. Read More

The Qur'an, the Bible

Three significant differences between the Qur’an and the Bible are considered here.... Read More

Evangelicals in the Church of England urge 'biblical' view on sexuality

Leading evangelicals in the Church of England have made one of their strongest stands to date in support of what they say is a biblical view on homosexuality. Read More

Battle of the Somme remembered: Nation falls silent 100 years after Britain's bloodiest day

Britain has fallen silent this morning to honour thousands of the nations soldiers killed in the Battle of the Somme 100 years ago. Read More

More than 3,500 Irish died in the savage Battle of the Somme

Today marks the centenary of the start of the Battle of the Somme, which extended over four and a half months and left battle scars that have been felt ever since. Read More

Russian government introduces draconian Soviet era restrictions on religious freedom – churches all over Russia turn to prayer and fasting

Christians in Russia called for prayer and fasting as the country looks set to introduce draconian new restrictions on freedom of religion similar to those that existed in the Communist era. Read More

Russian law would restrict evangelism

A Russian law that would place significant limits on Christian evangelism has drawn opposition from the International Mission Board, U.S. Sen. Ben Sasse and a New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary professor among others. Read More

Russia: Evangelicals pray, fast and lobby Putin as severe restrictions placed on evangelism

Russian evangelicals are praying, fasting and petitioning President Vladimir Putin after measures severely restricting their ability to evangelise and practise their faith were passed by the country's upper legislative house. Read More

Russia's Proposed Law: No Evangelizing Outside of Church

Evangelicals protest the law, which would severely limit where and how Christians share the gospel. Read More

Report on freedom of religion shows horrific persecution of Christians worldwide

A horrific catalogue of human rights abuses of Christians and other believers is listed in the latest freedom of religion or belief report from the European Union. Read More

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