Sen. Ben Sasse called upon Christians to prioritize their citizenship in the Kingdom of God over their American citizenship, in a June 13 broadcast with Westminster Theological Seminary of California.
"Christians should realize that we have always been living in exile" and this earthly kingdom is not our true home, said Sasse. "We live at a moment where it is very dangerous, and let's just admit that Christians have always been tempted to be forgetful of the work that God has done and the things to which he has called us. But it is very dangerous for us to yearn for a city that has foundations in political entities when we should be yearning for the Church eternal and our coming Redeemer King."
In the interview available online, the Republican senator from Nebraska, a devout evangelical Christian who spoke to the graduating class of seminarians a few days ago, told Westminister Seminary and church history professor Scott Clark that he prioritizes his faith in Jesus Christ above any other calling. more >>
Religious leaders including the Rev. Samuel Rodriguez, president of the National Hispanic Christian Leadership Conference, have condemned a controversial sermon made by Pastor Roger Jiminez of Verity Baptist Church in California who declared Christians should not mourn the "sodomite" victims of the Orlando massacre.
"Today, people say aren't you sad that 50 Sodomites died? Here's the problem with that, it's like the equivalent of asking me … 'Hey, are you sad that 50 sodomites were killed today?' Ahh No. I think that's great. I think that helps society. You know, I think Orlando, Florida, is a little safer tonight. … The tragedy is that more of them didn't die. I mean the tragedy is, I'm kinda upset that he didn't finish the job," said Jiminez in a 45-minute sermon posted on YouTube.
On Sunday, now deceased gunman Omar Mateen used an assault rifle to kill 49 people and injure 53 more at a popular gay nightclub called Pulse in Orlando. more >>
Ayesha Curry says she's ignoring social media speculation about a Golden State Warriors fan who many are accusing of trying to seduce her husband, Steph Curry, from the stands.
Instead, the wife and mother said she is showing love toward the woman who many have accused of trying to put a wedge in her marriage.
During Game 4 of the NBA Finals, a scantily clad stripper/model named Roni Rose was pictured seemingly giving Golden State Warriors point guard Steph an intense look from her courtside seats. Social media websites like Twitter screenshot the image they witnessed on television screens, making "Ayesha" a trending topic, warning the 27-year-old wife and mother to be cautious of the fan. more >>
Before battling it out on the basketball court during the NBA Finals, the Golden State Warriors and Cleveland Cavaliers prayed together Monday night.
One hour before the game began, Warriors chaplain, the Rev. Earl Smith, made himself available to both teams in a room where they could temporarily forget about basketball and focus on their faith.
What does it mean to "throw away your life?" It means to surrender your life to Jesus Christ, says Rick Warren, senior pastor of Saddleback Church in Orange County, California.
Citing Mark 8:35, Warren explains in his daily devotional that to "throw away your life," is to "submit yourself to God for his purposes."
"Only those who throw away their lives for My sake and for the sake of the Good News will ever know what it means to really live," the verses read, in part. more >>
Meagan Good wants people to focus on more than just the possibility of being famous and remember that they have a divine destiny to follow.
As an upcoming special guest on the Fearless Discussions talk show, the 34-year-old actress will be joining host Arian Simone to discuss fame for a special program event called "Is It All for the Fame?"
In an Instagram post about the event, Good describes it as a "fearless discussion on the extremes that people will go through to see their name in lights. We have to get to a place in today's fame seeking society where we are pursuing purpose over popularity!" more >>