Winds of Chaos Are Blowing

Last updated on Aug 22, 2018  |    ()
A blizzard is brewing in Utah this holiday season. In one of the most socially conservative states in America, Utah’s 10-year ban on same-sex marriages has been unilaterally struck down by a federal judge as unconstitutional. The ruling shocked and surprised many ...

Gifts Outside the Box

Last updated on Aug 22, 2018  |    ()
This year, holiday sales are expected to jump 3.9 percent. Over 45 million Americans shopped on Thanksgiving Day. That’s up from 35 million just a year ago. But we don’t hear much about some holiday gifts that are completely overlooked ...

A Memorial to Satan?

Last updated on May 18, 2015  |    ()
It's true ... a group of Satanists in Oklahoma are seeking to set up their own monument—a religious memorial to Satan, no less—next to a privately funded display of the Ten Commandments at the state capitol in Oklahoma City.

Naturally Wondering

Last updated on Aug 22, 2018  |    ()
Scientists are studying the “Wow!” people experience when staring at magnificent scenes of nature. It appears that witnessing natural wonders can increase people’s tendency to believe in God—but what does it all mean?

Maximum Alert

Last updated on Aug 22, 2018  |    ()
While many people use the term “apocalyptic” to loosely describe major disasters, the original word actually means “to uncover” or “reveal.” It’s the name of John’s book commonly known as "Revelation," the last book of the New Testament, and unveils the final events of earth’s history ...

Six Ways to Get More Out of a Sermon

Last updated on Sep 27, 2018  |    ()
It is possible to be physically sitting in the pew and hearing a sermon—but mentally be miles away. How do we overcome everyday obstacles in church and get a blessing from most any worship service, even a "boring" one? Here are six ideas to help you get more out of every sermon ...

Storm Warnings

Last updated on Aug 22, 2018  |    ()
Typhoon Haiyan (Yolanda) has struck the Philippines like a sledgehammer. This giant super typhoon broke world records for the strongest landfall winds ever measured by a tropical storm, killing thousands and destroying property ...

The Call of Duty

Last updated on Aug 30, 2018  |    ()
The United States has suffered a devastating attack. It appears the world is coming to an end. The nation’s industries and infrastructure have been nearly obliterated. Many have died, and the government is about to implode ... is this apocalyptic-sounding storyline drawn from the book of Revelation?

Six Things You Should Know About Spiritual Gifts

Last updated on Sep 20, 2018  |    ()
God has given every believer a treasure more valuable than even the most ancient and precious antiques. Yet it’s a gift many have never discovered or used. Here are six important lessons from the Bible about spiritual gifts ...

Dangerous Conditions

Last updated on Sep 20, 2018  |    ()
Are you prepared for the final events of earth’s history? Will you be able to stand, with Jesus beside you, when the fires of evil rage out of control around you? Now is time to prepare your heart for a time to come in which the winds of strife will be released. Only those holding onto Jesus will survive ...

Gospel Glitter

Last updated on May 18, 2015  |    ()
“If only you believe what I believe, you can have what I have too!” That’s the essence of the message preached by a group of wealthy Pentecostal pastors on a new reality TV show called Preachers of L.A. But when you dust off all the gold and push aside the Rolex watches, will you find a true biblical message in this prosperity gospel?

Purse Problems

Last updated on Aug 30, 2018  |    ()
As the time of Christ’s coming approaches, the kingdoms of this world will continue to falter. Efforts to stabilize the economy will increase a tighter control on the personal freedoms of people—not just economic freedoms, but religious liberties as well ...

Gospel Seed

Last updated on Sep 04, 2018  |    ()
A Christian is killed somewhere in the world every five minutes because of their faith. According to figures from the International Conference on Interreligious Dialogue, more than 100,000 followers of Jesus are murdered each year because they are Christian ... is this a sign of the end?

The Road Back to the Sabbath (An Infographic)

Last updated on Jun 28, 2018  |    ()
Ever wonder why the vast majority of Christians go to church on Sunday—instead of Saturday like Jesus did? Our new Sabbath infographic explores this fascinating history and the meaning of the Sabbath for God's people from Genesis to Revelation.

Rescue from Above

Last updated on Sep 04, 2018  |    ()
Massive flooding has destroyed more than 1,500 homes and left at least seven people dead after record rainfalls have pummeled the eastern foothills of the Rocky Mountains near Boulder, Colorado, this last week. Continued rain and cloudy weather has hampered rescue efforts as emergency crews seek to reach the stranded. This tragedy reminds us that destruction is soon coming on a global scale, but God does not leave us to flounder without hope ...

Rumors of War

Last updated on Sep 04, 2018  |    ()
Jesus predicted that in the last days there would be “wars and rumors of wars” (Matthew 24:6). What we often overlook are His next words: “See that you are not troubled; for all these things must come to pass, but the end is not yet.” But how could we not be troubled in the face of such ugly horrors?

The Six Biggest Reasons for Quitting Church

Last updated on Sep 27, 2018  |    ()
Why do people stop attending church? The answers you get from one person to the next might be diverse, but we know there are trends.

Who Is Jesus Christ?

Last updated on Sep 04, 2018  |    ()
Another author has determined that the Jesus of the Bible is not the real Jesus of history. How can we know the truth? Can we really trust the Bible? This week's blog takes a look at a current event that is challenging the faith of Christians in a time of skepticism ...

The Big Whimper

Last updated on Sep 04, 2018  |    ()
When and how will the universe end? One cosmologist believes studying light “billions of years old” tells us that our ever-expanding universe will not collapse on itself, but instead will eventually burn itself out. Can we really see into the future by looking at light? ...

Beyond Mars

Last updated on Sep 04, 2018  |    ()
A permanent human colony on Mars? That’s the plan of Mars One, a non-profit organization led by Dutch entrepreneur Bas Lansdorp. But did you know that the Bible reveals that when our world finally collapses, the Creator will remove those who have chosen to follow God to start another kind of colony? ...

A Wake-up Call

Last updated on Sep 04, 2018  |    ()
A renewed threat of imminent terrorist attacks by al-Qaida has prompted the United States to close many embassies in the Middle East and Africa and issue a travel alert for Americans abroad. But another alert is even more important for Christians to heed today ...

The Unsolvable Conflict

Last updated on Sep 04, 2018  |    ()
With peace talks between Israel and Palestine starting up again, a growing number of Christians believe that the nation of Israel will play a primary role in apocalyptic events leading up to a rapture of the saints and the second coming of Christ. Is it true?

A Royal Baby Is Born

Last updated on Sep 20, 2018  |    ()
The world had been sitting on edge waiting for the grand announcement out of London, and even before Prince George Alexander Louis was born on July 22, 2013, he was described as “the world’s most famous baby.” Yet the Bible tells us that the world’s most famous royal baby, in the estimation of heaven, was born about 2,000 years ago ...

7 Surefire Tips for Memorizing Scripture

Last updated on Sep 27, 2018  |    ()
We’ve talked about why you need to memorize Scripture—but what about the methods you can use to actually store God’s Word in your heart and mind? We offer these seven surefire tips to get you started!

Top 5 Reasons to Memorize Scripture

Last updated on Sep 27, 2018  |    ()
Are you memorizing Scripture yet? Why not? Here are five reasons you need to be memorizing Scripture today—and let us know in the comments why you're storing up God's Word in your heart!

The 10 Best Tips for Resisting Temptation

Last updated on Sep 04, 2018  |    ()
Without supernatural aid, we are powerless to resist the evil desires of the carnal heart and the snares of Satan's temptations, but we do have an active part to play in serving God—so here are 10 practical tips to help you overcome any and every temptation.

There Is No Light

Last updated on Sep 04, 2018  |    ()
Vassula Rydén claims she has seen the light. The Greek Orthodox mystic says she has been given visions by God of the afterlife. Her claim to be divinely inspired includes a remarkable journey into the supernatural world. Are her experiences legitimate? How do you determine whether someone’s “dreams from God” really are from the Lord?

St. Patrick and the Sabbath

Last updated on Sep 27, 2018  |    ()
More than 1,500 years of moss has grown over the saga of a famous British Christian missionary to the Emerald Island—St. Patrick. While his story is mired in myth and legend, the true story is something even more extraordinary ...

The Pope and Prophecy

Last updated on Sep 04, 2018  |    ()
On a planet teeming with 7 billion people, a change in the religious leader for 1.2 billion of them represents a significant event. The new pope, Jorge Bergoglio, an Argentine cardinal, named as Pope Francis, is the first open Jesuit to be elected to the highest Roman Catholic office.

The Bible and "The Bible"

Last updated on Sep 20, 2018  |    ()
The History Channel presents a 10-part miniseries, The Bible, which has pulled in record-breaking audiences. With stunning graphics and passionate drama, it portrays some of the major stories in Scripture, including all the colors of violence, lust, and greed. But does it do justice to the Word of God?