Pastor's Corner

Accepting Our Inheritance

Dr. Charles F. Stanley

The word inheritance usually brings to mind the money and real estate handed down from one generation to another. But God has an even greater legacy to share with His children—one that they are given the moment they enter His family.

God's Royal Seal

Harvest America

What does the Bible mean when it says that we are sealed with the Holy Spirit? In the apostle Paul's day, when goods were shipped from one place to another, they would be stamped with a wax seal, imprinted with the signet ring of the owner. This was a unique mark of ownership. People could look at the crate, see its wax seal, and know they had better not open it.

Why Do Millions of People Go on Pilgrimage Every Year?

This photo shows pilgrims at the Wailing Wall in Jerusalem, Sacred Journeys With Bruce Feiler

An estimated 300 to 330 million "spiritual tourists" visit significant religious sites every year, such as the Jesus Trail or the Wailing Wall in Israel. Why do they do it, and what are they searching for? Bruce Feiler, author of the bestsellers "Walking the Bible: A Journey by Land Through the Five Books of Moses" and "Abraham: A Journey to the Heart of Three Faiths," embarked on several spiritual journeys with seekers of various faiths to find out.

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Evangelical Leaders Ponder America's Race Problem: Is the Multiethnic Church the Solution?

Evangelical pastors and leaders agreed during a panel discussion livestreamed on Tuesday from the historic Lorraine Motel and National Civil Rights Museum in Memphis about the need for the church in America to be more centered on the Gospel and not be swayed by the media when it comes to racially charged issues currently confronting the nation. Meanwhile the leader of a multi-ethnic church plant movement watching the conference said that it's long past time for only dialogue about race within the local church, and it's time to see results.s.