What caused imprisoned Iranian Christian to dance in his cell?

Farshid Fathi, an Iranian Christian who went to prison for his faith, recently talked about his persecution on SAT-7 PARS’ program New Identity. Farshid was...

‘Jesus Revolution’ movie: ’60s turmoil, radical responses

"Is God Dead?" a 1966 Time magazine cover asked. A 1971 Time cover heralded "The Jesus Revolution." What caused this cultural shift in the radical 1960s that still impacts us today? Kelsey Grammer stars in a new film that tells part of the story: how a hippie, a drugged-out teenager and a straight-laced California pastor linked up to bring hope to millions.

There’s Hope for the Brokenhearted

“The Lord is near to the brokenhearted and saves the crushed in spirit”—Psalm 34:18 (ESV). For more than five months, one of our church members...

Colorado football coach Sanders’ unabashed faith

By Steve Rees  Deion "Coach Prime" Sanders, now at the helm of the University of Colorado Buffaloes football team in Boulder, is a man of...

Knowing the One Who Always Keeps His Word

For God knows that when you eat from it your eyes will be opened, and you will be like God, knowing good and evil”—Genesis...

This World is Not Our Home

“For this world is not our home; we are looking forward to our everlasting home in heaven”—Hebrews 13:14 (TLB). A Christmas gift I received from...

Lessons Learned From a Gingerbread House

“God, teach me lessons for living so I can stay the course. Give me insight so I can do what you tell me— my...

Let There Be Peace on Earth

“Glory to God in the highest heaven, and on earth peace to those on whom his favor rests”— Luke 2:14 (NIV). In 1944, Jill Jackson...

‘I Wanna Dance’ movie: Whitney Houston’s success and struggles

Singer Whitney Houston was a global superstar with a complicated life. Adored by millions, mocked by some fellow Blacks, this New Jersey church girl struggled with drug and alcohol abuse as she sought to navigate a stratospheric career and tumultuous personal life. 'I Wanna Dance with Somebody' presents revealing glimpses into her emotional and professional journeys.

Fact Finding, Sight Seeing, and Prayer Walking

By Jerry Wiles -- In recent years “Prayer Walking” has become an important topic in relation to ministry and mission strategies. It is often referred...