Jameel McGee, 35, an innocent black man from Benton Harbor, Michigan, who was imprisoned for four years after a police officer framed him as a drug dealer is calling the now former officer a friend after his Christian faith helped him forgive.
McGee told CBS News that he was minding his own business one day in 2005 when then officer Collins accused him of dealing drugs and then arrested him.
"It was all made up," said McGee. And Collins agreed. more >>
The unknown can be frightening. And that may explain why so many secularists are afraid of religion.
The first week of April saw a social-media-driven panic sweep across the campus of Indiana University. Starting around 9:15 p.m., students started tweeting about a sinister character prowling about campus seeking whom he might devour.
One student tweeted, "[IU] students be careful, there's someone walking around in [KKK] gear with a whip." Another complained about the school's failure to "make students feel safe." more >>
Even though worry permeates everyone's life, it is important for Christians to trust in God's plan to overcome everyday anxieties.
1) Matthew 6:25-27
"Therefore I tell you, do not worry about your life, what you will eat or drink; or about your body, what you will wear. Is not life more than food, and the body more than clothes? Look at the birds of the air; they do not sow or reap or store away in barns, and yet your heavenly Father feeds them. Are you not much more valuable than they? Can any one of you by worrying add a single hour to your life." more >>
Christians can hear God speak to them and depend on his guidance in their lives if they follow four simple steps, says Pastor Perry Noble, answering the question: "How do I know if God spoke to me or if I'm hearing His voice?"
Noble, who heads NewSpring Church in Anderson, South Carolina, said in message on his blog Sunday that although he is a pastor, "God speaks to me the same way that He speaks to you," and provided tips on how to hear God in one's daily life.
One effective way to hear God's Word is through the Bible, which serves as a living example of God's message to us, Noble writes. more >>
Leading evangelist Franklin Graham has defended "Duck Dynasty" patriarch Phil Robertson from liberal backlash after the latter issued an invocation at the April 9 NASCAR race and called on God to put a "Jesus man in the White House."
During his pre-race prayer at Texas Motor Speedway's Duck Commander 500, the 69-year-old reality TV star asked the Lord to help Americans repent in the name of Jesus and also politicized his prayer by asking God to put a Christian in the White House.
"Father thank you for founding our nation. I pray father that we don't forget who brought us — You. Our faith in the blood of Jesus and his resurrection. Help us father to get back to that," Robertson said. "I pray Father that we put a Jesus man in the White House. Help us do that and help us all to repent to do what's right to love you more and to love each other. In the name of Jesus we pray. Amen." more >>
Uniformed police officers say they will be on hand to keep the peace at a Wisconsin high school Tuesday during a parent-led "Jesus Lunch" just in case tensions flare up between critics and supporters of the weekly event.
Every Tuesday during their lunch break hundreds of Middleton High School students attend a parent-led gathering at nearby Fireman's Park that includes Christian worship and discussion.
Chief Charles Foulke of the Middleton Police Department released a statement last Friday explaining that officers were going to be present at this week's luncheon. more >>