A new campaign calls on evangelicals to affirm that gays, undocumented immigrants, liberals and unbelievers as individuals made in God's image in order to replace uncivil debate with a conversation about God's love instead.
The Imago Dei project (Latin for "the image of God") was launched by Rev. Samuel Rodriguez, president of the National Hispanic Christian Leadership Conference (NHCLC), along with other prominent Christian leaders, earlier this week.
"We should be known not by what we oppose, but rather by what we propose," said Rodriguez, in a statement. "Through this campaign we want to reconcile the message of Jesus as affirmed by Billy Graham's transformative message and Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s historical march for justice." more >>
Pastor Robert Jeffress, senior pastor of the 11,000-member First Baptist Church in Dallas, Texas, has released a new book, Perfect Ending: Why Your Eternal Future Matters Today, that cuts through the misconceptions about end times prophecy, God's judgment, heaven, and why Christians should be actively sharing the Gospel with non-believers.
The following is an edited transcript of Part II of Pastor Jeffress' interview with The Christian Post (click here for Part I), in which he answered questions about politics and pastors in politics, and responds to critics who believe he shouldn't be speaking out against the Obama administration's policies on health care and same-sex marriage.
CP: Thinking about the 2016 presidential election, is there anyone that you would like to see run for the office? more >>
Francis Chan, former megachurch pastor, popular preacher and author, appears in an old video that has gone viral Tuesday, because it shows the Christian evangelist doing something that apparently many have never seen him do before — breakdancing.
Watch the YouTube video titled "Hilarious Crazy Love DVD Outtake of Francis Chan" posted by his publisher David C. Cook:
The video, originally posted in 2008, has become so popular among Chan's Christian admirers this week that some YouTube users have uploaded their own version of the evangelist breakdancing. more >>
Get out of New York!
That's the message Empire State Governor Andrew Cuomo is sending to pro-life, pro-gun, pro-traditional marriage conservatives.
The Albany Times-Union first highlighted remarks the governor made during an interview with Susan Arbetter on "The Capitol Pressroom." He was talking about a division within the state's Republican Party and compared it to what's happening in Washington, D.C. more >>
For many years, I have told students in our ministry school that the greatest challenge they will face is not learning to teach or preach well, or to administrate or evangelize or walk in the Spirit's power or raise funds, or whatever else is needed for effective ministry.
Instead, the greatest challenge for those of us in ministry, not to mention for all believers, is to maintain a solid, consistent, personal devotional life. Failing there, we fail where it counts the most. And yet the more successful the ministry, the harder it can be to break away from the demands and the busyness and simply focus our attention on meeting with the Lord.
Recently, after completing another whirlwind ministry schedule (teaching from 9-6 for three straight days, doing two hours of live radio in the middle of two of those days, plus writing at night), I met with two of our grads who had with them a book called Personal Revival, written by my friend S. J. Hill. They reminded me that I had written the Foreword to the book, and so I opened it, saying to them half-jokingly that I wanted to see if I was convicted by my own words. I was! more >>
Pastor Robert Jeffress, senior pastor of the 11,000-member First Baptist Church in Dallas, Texas, has released a new book, Perfect Ending: Why Your Eternal Future Matters Today, that cuts through the misconceptions about end times prophecy and God's judgment, and answers questions about heaven. It also answers why Christians should be actively sharing the Gospel with nonbelievers.
In an interview with The Christian Post, Jeffress shared which questions he gets asked most about heaven, why he says President Barack Obama's policies are paving the way for a future world dictator, known as the Antichrist, and why Christians shouldn't shy away from being active in politics.
The following is an edited transcript of Part I of this interview. more >>