Ever wonder what happened to the boy at the center of the book and movie "Heaven is for Real"? What became of him after all that hubbub?
Colton Burpo's reported trip to Heaven captivated millions, fostering much debate and discussion about the afterlife and near-death experiences.
Flash forward to the modern day and Burpo is a teenager singing a praise song uploaded to YouTube by Nick Carleton. more >>
Lauren Chandler, wife of influential pastor Matt Chandler, knows a thing or two about how to stay strong and endure through times of almost unbearable pain.
In her new book released this month, Steadfast Love: The Response of God to the Cries of Our Heart, she details what she describes to CP as an "extended meditation" on Psalm 107. It was this particular Bible passage that anchored her faith and got her through the many difficult times in her life and ultimately strengthened her relationship with God, she explains.
"Really it's that love of God, the steadfast love that the Hebrews call 'hesed,'" Lauren told The Christian Post in an interview when asked about the book's cover image of a large anchor. "God's covenant of keeping that love, that is the foundation, that is the anchor of our souls." more >>
Devon Franklin and Meagan Good are giving people a crash course on tapping into God's plan for relationships and marriage.
The celebrity couple has joined Empower U, an Essence magazine e-course that educates people on a multitude of topics that includes love, finances and health ahead of their upcoming book, The Wait: A Powerful Practice for Finding the Love of Your Life and the Life You Love. Franklin and Good will serve as instructors for the free online course called "The Wait 101: Discover the Love of Your Life," which will teach lessons from their upcoming book.
According to a description for the lesson, the couple will help people "master delayed gratification for a life you love. If you want to tap into God's masterful plan for your life and relationship, this course is for you. Get ready to learn the life-changing message that waiting — rather than rushing — can be the key for finding the person you're meant to be with." more >>
The Scholastic Publishing company has announced it will be pulling its distribution of a newly-released children's book, A Birthday Cake for George Washington, due to its portrayal of slavery.
The book, authored by Ramin Ganeshram and released earlier this month, focuses on U.S. President George Washington's enslaved cook, Hercules, and his daughter, Delia, as the two bake a cake for the president's birthday.
While Scholastic Publishing initially defended the book, it released a statement on Sunday, saying the piece of work does not display an "appropriate presentation of information to younger children." more >>
Every January the United States remembers a profoundly influential historical figure named Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
An outspoken champion of racial equality and an ordained Baptist minister, King made many memorable statements about spiritual and cultural struggles, and victories.
Below are just some of the many words he spoke during his public career both as a man of God and a leader in the Civil Rights Movement. more >>
Every year on the third Monday in January, the United States celebrates the life of civil rights activist Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
King is widely known and respected for his commitment to racial equality, advocating for a nonviolent method of social changes and preaching unforgettable words to mass audiences.
While popular memory has enshrined this image of King, the late civil rights leader was a man of many positions and actions, as well as the occasional flaw. more >>