Highlighting that a Baptist church recently canceled one their events due to a swirling controversy over their views on the Bible, Christian couple Michael and Lisa Gungor of the Grammy nominated, Dove award-winning band Gungor affirmed their faith in God Wednesday and insisted that "NO REASONABLE PERSON takes the entire Bible completely literally."
In their most recent explanation of their theological position, Gungor tweeted late Wednesday night: "For those who heard rumblings of apostasy or scandal, we'd like to clear the air. Fundamentalists, 'I'm with you.'"
Included with the tweet was a link to a blog post, titled "I'm With You," from Michael Gungor addressing the ballooning controversy and apologizing to fans who may have been under the impression that they were fundamentalist Christians. more >>
Cheerleaders from a Texas high school have appealed a decision that declared moot a lawsuit they filed to have the right to use banners with Bible verses during public school sporting events.
A petition was filed Wednesday before the Texas Supreme Court on behalf of cheerleaders from Kountze High School and their families.
The appeal was filed by the Plano, Texas-based Liberty Institute and other attorneys regarding the recent Ninth Court of Appeals panel's decision. more >>
Forgiveness is a very difficult thing to deal with. Depending on what someone has done to us or why we have a grudge against them has a lot to do with it.
Why and how can we forgive a person? The Bible is the perfect tool to help inspire and give us direction.
We do not only forgive for others to make them feel better, but also to help our spiritual growth. As Christians we choose to live out the love of God as the purpose of our life, without forgiveness this is not possible. We are all sinners and we should forgive others when they sin. more >>
A Mississippi Congressman who belongs to the Republican House Whip leadership has sent copies of the Holy Bible to all members of the United States Congress.
Rep. Steven Palazzo of Mississippi sent the Good Book to his peers last week, along with a note including the official Congress letterhead.
"On a daily basis, we contemplate policy decisions that impact America's future. Our staffs provide us with policy memos, statistics and recommendations that help us make informed decisions," wrote Palazzo in the letter. more >>
"Faith is the assurance of things hoped for, the conviction of things not seen." This is the biblical definition of faith from Hebrews 11:1. Faith is assurance, a know-so not hope-so way of understanding why things happen. Below are some of the most important verses in the Bible on faith:
1. Ephesians 2:8
"For by grace you have been saved through faith. And this is not your own doing; it is the gift of God." more >>
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 >>