NEW YORK — Six years ago when she was still named Catherine Rohr, Catherine Hoke, 38, was an object of shame and she wanted to die.
The Christian founder of the nationally acclaimed Prison Entrepreneurship Program had found herself deep in the throes of a sex scandal that collided with everything she was supposed to believe and she just wanted to end it all.
"I hated my guts. I tried to kill myself. I was covered in the thickest wall of shame in my life. I could not even believe it," said Hoke, after delving uncomfortably into her past to tell the mostly Christian audience gazing at her svelte frame about what she had done. more >>
The legacy of 19th century Baptist preacher Charles H. Spurgeon has found a permanent home, thanks to a Missouri seminary that has opened a library dedicated to the late theologian, which includes approximately 6,000 books owned by him.
Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, a Christian academic institution located in Kansas City, completed The Charles Spurgeon Library in October.
A spokesperson for MBTS provided The Christian Post with comments by Spurgeon Library curator Christian George, who dubbed the library "the fulfillment of a vision to advance the Gospel of Jesus Christ for the academy, for the church, and for the glory of God." more >>
It is one of the most — if not the most — disturbing photos from the Vietnam War: a burned naked girl running down a road.
Only 9 years old at the time, Kim Phuc was trying to escape a napalm attack by American forces, her body severely burned, leaving many to wonder if she would survive.
Well, she did. "God [is] not finished with me yet," said Phuc when recounting her survival after doctors had written her off. more >>
It's that time again! People are declaring their intentions to become the next leader of the Free World. They're raising money, making speeches, holding babies and holding debates.
Politics can be a messy business that brings out the worst in people: attack ads, smear tactics, mud-slinging, the list goes on and on.
So, for the man or woman endeavoring to become the next president of the United States, below are some verses of advice from the Good Book. more >>
Never underestimate the power of a dream! When one little girl wanted a horse that would eventually win races, many — including her parents — doubted the possibility.
However, Breana Carsey, an 11-year-old Ohio girl. would not be deterred from her dream of a race horse. She asked her dad for a horse and eventually got one named MJB Got Faith.
While the horse was not bred to race, and barely passed the entrance exam, Carsey's faith in the ability of MJB would not be shaken. more >>
Rock'n'roll isn't just for young people, as one 80-year-old man showed a surprised music store employee. Folks from the "good old days" can still string a tune.
Bob Wood, an octogenarian who has been playing guitar probably since the days of Elvis Presley, decided to put down some beats last October.
Picking up a guitar in the British Audio Service store in Nashville, Tennessee, Wood showed that he can still rock the house, much to the surprise of onlookers. more >>