Month: April 2021

  • Latest Religious Persecution Research

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  • Makoto Fujimura Sings with God, Carries His Cross, and Awaits the New Creation

    In a new book, the renowned Christian artist gathers a lifetime of insights on faith and creativity. One of the most formative moments early in my artistic journey was hearing…

  • What Scripture Says About God’s Call On Your Life

    The Bible says that God calls us or elects us to trust in Christ, so what do you do when God has a calling on your life? He Calls If…

  • John Stott Is Still a Hero Every Christian Should Know About

    On what would have been John Stott’s 100th birthday, we celebrate his life and legacy. April 27th sees the hundredth anniversary of the birth of the great Christian leader John…

  • How to Live the Bible — Always Praying

    This is the one-hundred-fifty-fourth lesson in author and pastor Mel Lawrenz’ How to Live the Bible series. If you know someone or a group who would like to follow along…

  • Is Happiness Really a Choice?

    By Tracy Packiam Alloway, PhD Rejoice always, pray continually, give thanks in all circumstances; for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus.— 1 Thessalonians 5:16-18 Despite research that…

  • John Stott Would Want Us to Stop, Study, and Struggle

    As his study assistant, I saw how the steadfast suffering of careful thinking resulted in balanced biblical Christianity. It was a bitterly cold January afternoon and rain was pinging sideways…

  • 5 Reasons to Trust the Bible

    At some point in our lives it’s common to wonder whether the Bible is truly trustworthy. Since the Bible describes God’s character, commands, and plans for humanity, the stakes are…

  • Biden’s Armenian Genocide Stance Pleases Christians, Angers Turkey

    (UPDATED) Armenian evangelicals praise first US president to formally use word to describe 1915 massacre of Armenians by Ottoman Turks. The systematic killing and deportation of hundreds of thousands of…

  • Bibles Get American Pastor Tangled Up in Turkish Politics

    In Turkish-controlled northern Cyprus, another Andrew Brunson-style case is brewing. Will the Turks create another Andrew Brunson? On the Mediterranean island of Cyprus, they claim to have found his disciple.…