Pastor's Corner

Knowing and Trusting the Lord

Dr. Charles F. Stanley

How much do you trust God? Before you answer, think about these scenarios: Do you really trust the Lord when everything seems out of control and He appears absent? When He has called you to move in a certain direction that seems illogical and risky? When painful circumstances continue, making you wonder if the Lord really cares?

Houston Mayor Drops Bid to Subpoena Pastors' Sermons

Todd Starnes

Subpoenas issued to five Houston pastors demanding all sermons and correspondence dealing with homosexuality, gender identity and the city's Equal Rights ordinance have been withdrawn, the city's first openly lesbian mayor announced at a Wednesday press conference.

More and More Like Him

Harvest America

When two people have been married for a while, they start becoming like each other. This has happened with my wife and me. We know each other so well that I can start a sentence, and she can finish it. She knows what I'm thinking, even when I'm not saying it. I'm just amazed at her intuition. Having been married for more than three decades now, we've spent a long time together. This is even more the case when we have been spending time with Jesus Christ.

How Do You Really Forgive Someone Who Hurt You?

perry noble

I was having a really great day…a REALLY great day… When all of a sudden "IT" hit me – the memory of what "that person" did to me over 30 years ago. Within a couple of seconds I went from happiness and joy to pain and anger ... serious anger, like I wanted to hurt someone anger.

Culture Chat

Halloween
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Halloween: Steeped in Superstition - 4 Part Series FINAL

It's that time of year again when not only are nights getting colder and darker, but so too the atmosphere in many churches and Christian homes. The debate begins at the first sign of the autumn leaves and abruptly comes to a halt on November 1st – after all, Halloween comes to its demise for another year.

Focus on the Family president Jim Daly recently spoke on same-sex marriage on NPR\'s

Why Are These Pastors Being Threatened With Fines of $1,000 Per Day?

People of faith do not forfeit their freedoms of speech and religion when they go into business. Public accommodations laws that elevate homosexual behavior to a protected status have been used to punish churches, wedding photographers, bakers, florists, wedding venues, faith-based adoption agencies, and even t-shirt makers in various states for refusing to participate in or promote an event or message that violated their conscience.