A uniquely beautiful video entitled "A Sailor's Song" is offering viewers hope and encouragement to start over this week.
"A Sailor's Song" is the latest video in INSP's award-winning Moments series, and hit the web on Monday. The emotional clip features a weathered sailor who is struggling to reconnect with his son.
"Beginnings - the older you get, the rarer they become," the clip begins with stunning scenes of the ocean. more >>
The morning is a great time to pray. It gets you focused on the things that matter most, such as God, family, career, and being thankful. Praying in the morning helps you meditate on those you love and even yourself. There are many great prayers that can be said in the morning. Here are 5 of the best ones:
1. Song of Solomon 2:12
"The flowers appear on the earth, the time of singing has come, and the voice of the turtledove is heard in our land." more >>
Kristin Chenoweth is asking fans for their support through prayer after suffering unspecified health problems this week.
While the 46-year-old actress only hinted at the health issue, the star noted that she is "unable to move" with a tweet posted in the early morning hours of Monday, Aug. 4.
Sometimes we have those days when we just feel down and need something or someone to give us a push and get us going. There is no better person to turn to then to God. These five Bible verses will give you that extra push you need:
1. Jeremiah 29:11
"For I know the plans I have for you," declares the LORD, "plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future." more >>
Ken Ham, founding president and CEO of Answers in Genesis, responded to the premiere of the world's first ever all-atheist TV channel last week by blasting the efforts at "not just targeting adults with a hopeless message of godlessness, but … also trying to indoctrinate children into an atheistic worldview."
"I've always found it fascinating how they think their purpose is to impose their message that there is no purpose onto people!" Ham wrote in a blog post in response to the launch of Atheist TV, an initiative of American Atheists.
"Well, this new TV channel highlights the growing intolerance toward Christianity in particular — and other religions, with the exception of their own," Ham wrote. more >>
A recent post appearing on the Joel Osteen Ministries Facebook page suggests that a Bible passage commonly interpreted as God's invitation to the Messianic King was also applicable to believers. Amid an overwhelming number of "amens," however, there were a handful of people who insisted that the popular passage had been taken wildly out of context.
The post that ruffled the feathers of a few Osteen Facebook supporters was centered on Psalm 2:8, part of a fuller passage that theologians interpret as applying specifically to the Davidic king, in this case, Jesus Christ: "Ask of Me, and I will give You the nations as Your inheritance, and the uttermost parts of the earth as Your possession."
According to the JOM Facebook page, which has more than 7.7 million followers: "God is saying, 'Ask Me for those hidden dreams that I've planted in your heart. Ask Me for those unborn promises that may seem unlikely to happen in the natural.'" more >>