The Israel Antiquity Authority has announced that it will be providing ancient artifacts for display at and the Museum of the Bible, a future educational faciility focused on the history, culture and influence of the Bible, set to open in Washington D.C. in 2017.
"Making the archaeological heritage of the land of Israel and the vital archaeological work conducted by the IAA available and accessible to people around the world is our mission," said IAA Director Israel Hasson in a statement shared with The Christian Post.
"The rare opportunity to have a long-term exhibition in the U.S. capital of a large selection of archaeological treasures that were excavated in Israel and illuminate the story of the Bible is remarkable." more >>
The Islamic State terrorist group has released pictures and video purporting to show militants bulldozing a nearly 1,600-year-old Christian monastery, while a claim has been made that the jihadis have also dug up and desecrated the bones of a martyred Christian saint.
As Islamic State captured the Syrian town of al-Qaryatain in the Homs province and kidnapped over 230 Syriac Christians earlier this month in what was deemed ISIS' biggest military advance since it took over the ancient Syrian city of Palmyra in May, it's believed that some of the kidnapped Christians were taken from the town's ancient Syriac Catholic Mar Elian Monastery.
This week, IS-affiliated social media accounts posted images and footage showing the destruction of the monastery, which was founded in the year 432 and was also the location where priest Jacques Mourad and a church volunteer was abducted in May. more >>
After a tumultuous season with the Los Angeles Lakers, Jeremy Lin is asking people to pray that he has good chemistry with the his new teammates and coach of the Charlotte Hornets.
Lin, the 26-year-old point guard, has been vocal about his hardships with the Lakers, where he had trouble playing to the best of his ability. After the team failed to make it to the playoffs, Lin left the Lakers to try his hand in the free agency market.
He was picked up by the Hornets who are being coached by Steve Clifford, who's been with the team since 2013. In an email titled, "Jeremy's Prayer Requests," Lin requested that people include his new team in their prayers. more >>
We have all been attacked by the enemy before. Whether it was physically or mentally, it affects us in some negative way. Without God, it's like going into battle without armor. The Bible and the helmet of salvation can be our best defense against our enemies.
Evil comes in many shapes and forms, and in the Bible the Apostle John warned us to not believe every spirit we hear because they may be evil. The more we read the Bible the more we can discern the truth from error. It would be easier if we could see the foe all the time, but unfortunately we cannot. We must test or try the spirits to see if they are truly of God. Easier said than done, but it is always good to be aware.
Below are 7 Bible verses to help overcome attacks from the enemy: more >>
Leading evangelist and humanitarian Franklin Graham has chastised Democratic presidential front-runner Hillary Clinton for saying last week in a meeting with Black Lives Matter activists that she doesn't believe changing hearts is the way to true racial reconciliation.
Earlier this week, CNN released video it had obtained showing a behind-the-scenes meeting between a group of leading Black Lives Matter activists and the former secretary of state after one of her campaign events in New Hampshire.
In the video, Clinton is seen arguing with Julius Jones, the founder of the Black Lives Matter chapter in Worcester, Massachusetts, about what should be done to help establish racial justice for African-Americans in the country. more >>
An Illinois pastor has created an App that places a user's name into Bible verses, thus adding a personal touch to the scriptural message.
Gregory Ijiwola, lead pastor along with his wife of The CityLight Church in Chicago, created and launched the ToYouBible App.
In an interview with The Christian Post, Ijiwola explained that he wanted Bible readers to "enjoy a more personalized experience in their Scripture readings and meditations." more >>