Two of America's most active exorcists say there is now a growing demand for their services as more unchurched Americans have been turning to them for help with demonic oppression, possession and other dark spiritual activity.
Father Gary Thomas, whose training in Rome is recounted in Matt Baglio's book The Rite: The Making of a Modern Exorcist, and Father Vincent Lampert, whose work was depicted on the Syfy series "Paranormal Witness" told The Telegraph that a confluence of conditions, including an expanding spiritual void in the lives of Americans, the diminishing authority of the Church, and the failure of the mental healthcare system has resulted in increased requests for spiritual intervention.
Both priests, who have more than 10 years of experience each as exorcists, say an overwhelming number of requests that they get from people seeking help are regularly diagnosed as actual manifestations of demonic attachment, infestation, vexation or full possession. more >>
Dr. James Dobson told Liberty University students on Monday that if you give it enough time, "life will trash your trophies," cautioning them not to focus on earthly accomplishments but on Resurrection day.
In front of the student body during the university's weekly convocation in Lynchburg, Virginia, the 80-year-old best-selling author and former president of Focus on the Family spoke on the same topic he had spoken about at an LU commencement ceremony 23 years ago.
In his remarks, Dobson recounted that when he was 18 years old, he dreamed of seeing his name on a tennis trophy in the trophy case at Point Loma Nazarene University, the school where he earned his first degree. more >>
Sixty-eight-year-old "Duck Dynasty" star Si Robertson says in his new book that ever since the A&E reality show became a household name in 2012, several women have asked to marry him even though he's been married to the same woman for over four decades.
Many "Duck Dynasty" fans wouldn't know just by watching the show that "Uncle Si" has been married to his wife, Christine, for over 45 years. While other members of the Robertson family have been featured on the show, Christine Robertson has chosen to stay off camera and out of the public spotlight.
In his new book, Si-Renity: How I Stay Calm and Keep the Faith, Robertson explains that many "Duck Dynasty" fans still don't realize that he's actually married because they never see his wife on the show. He wrote that as he regularly travels to many different towns and cities across the globe for speaking engagements and to meet fans, he has had a number of encounters with fans who have come up and proposed to him. more >>
A secular Jew who has come to faith in Jesus contends that Americans do not recognize how powerful the intellectual current of unbelief is in society, a culture where atheism is the default setting.
And that intellectual current is washing people in an ocean of untruths.
In a recent interview with The Christian Post about how he encountered the living God and about his new book, The Great Good Thing: A Secular Jew Comes to Faith in Christ, author Andrew Klavan notes that he is doing much more than merely recounting his conversion to the Christian faith. more >>
Italian writer Costanza Miriano angered women's rights activists across Europe in 2013 when she released her best-selling book, Marry Him and Be Submissive, advising women to forsake the heresy of feminism and submit to their husbands in order to enjoy a more fulfilling life.
She is now hoping to reintroduce this concept to the modern American woman — hinged on the advice doled out by St. Paul in the book of Ephesians — in the English translation of the book published last month by TAN Books.
"You will have to learn from the advice of St. Paul and be submissive. That means, literally, as we say in Italian, sotto messo — 'placed under' so as to be the support of your family. You must be its foundations. You will sustain everyone, your husband and your children, by adapting, accepting, suggesting, and sweetly engaging," she writes. more >>
Pastor Tim Keller is on a mission to make sense of God, and if you ask him, Christianity not only makes sense, it offers so much more than what many realize.
Human beings crave meaning, satisfaction, identity, justice, and hope, Keller argues, and the Christian faith provides abundantly for those yearnings.
Rarely, however, do people examine how they arrive at their beliefs, said the pastor of Manhattan's Redeemer Presbyterian Church in a recent interview with The Christian Post. more >>