People are often fascinated with Heaven, wondering how it might look and feel. Whether in near death experiences or in dreams, some even claim to have touched the afterlife.
In a blog post shared earlier this month, Harvest Christian Fellowship Senior Pastor Greg Laurie says "those who think the most about the next life do the most in this one."
"If you really start thinking more about Heaven and seeking Heaven, it will transform you," writes Laurie. "As Warren Wiersbe has said, 'Heaven is not only a destination, it's a motivation.'" more >>
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 >>
Just one thing.
Is it possible to find one common factor in the lives and ministries of the most effective church leaders?
I think so. more >>
Over 125,000 people have already signed an online petition calling for the release of a Canadian pastor imprisoned by North Korea's Communist government.
The Rev. Hyeon Soo Lim, a 60-year-old Canadian pastor who was born in South Korea, was arrested and given a life sentence of hard labor by North Korea last month.
A petition posted to the advocacy website change.org calls on Secretary-General of the United Nations Ban Ki-moon, Prime Minister of Canada Justin Trudeau, and Canada's Minister of Foreign Affairs Stephane Dion to work to free Rev. Lim. more >>
Before announcing this week that he'll be fighting Timothy Bradley Jr. for a third time in April, World champion boxer Manny Pacquiao was ministering to pastors in his native country of the Philippines.
"Thank you Lord for the privilege to preach to the pastors today. We are humbled and honored to share Your Word," Pacquiao wrote after he preached to pastors in Davao city earlier this month. "God Bless everyone. Psalms 96:3 "Declare His glory among the nations, His wonders among all peoples."
The pugilist, who's also campaigning to be elected as a senator in the Philippines, asked his social media followers to pray for him before he completed the task of encouraging pastors in his home country. more >>
Two religious ministries who help former inmates with substance abuse issues can continue to receive state funds, ruled a Florida judge who rejected a New York-based atheist group's lawsuit.
Circuit Court Judge George Reynolds of the Second Judicial Circuit for Leon County ruled Wednesday that Prisoners of Christ and Lamb of God Ministries can receive payment from the Department of Corrections.