Filipino fighter and outspoken Christian Manny Pacquiao defeated Timothy Bradley Jr. in Las Vegas Saturday night, and gave all gory to God. as he capped off his boxing career.
"Through thick and thin. Always by my side no matter what. To God be the glory," Pacquiao said on Twitter after his win.
The Illinois megachurch campus of Willow Creek Community Church is one step closer to opening at an approximately 193,000 square foot site for its growing congregation.
Crystal Lake Planning and Zoning Commission voted 5-0 on Wednesday in favor of allowing Willow Creek Community Church to open a new campus at a former Oak Industries site.
For many Christians, suicide is a taboo act that will keep a believer out of Heaven. Known by many as the "unforgivable sin," it's a complicated issue that's been widely neglected from theological discussion within the Church.
In a portion of his new book Unanswered, a volume intended to shed light on several hot-button topics that loom large within the Church, apologist and New Testament scholar Dr. Jeremiah Johnston debunks misconceptions about suicide and mental illness — two issues secretly plaguing today's Church.
"Twenty-three percent of pastors right now, according to a reliable LifeWay study, are chronically depressed," Johnston told The Christian Post last week. more >>
A pastor who made the first half-court shot to win a new car from Folsom Lake Ford/Folsom Lake Kia at a Sacramento Kings game in California this season says he thinks angels carried the ball through the net.
Senior pastor at the Center of Praise Ministries in Sacramento, Joseph Sissac told church volunteer Jonno Strickling in a reaction video that he was overjoyed at making the shot but believes he had some divine help.
"I feel great. I'm overjoyed. I'm so excited and just blessed. Thankful for the opportunity and thankful that the ball went through the net," Sissac said with a laugh as he recalled how flawlessly the ball went through the hoop touching nothing else "but net." more >>
Dealing with an illness, whether it is your own or a loved one's, can be a difficult, trying time in life. Here are five Bible passages to read when encountering illness and looking forward to healing.
1) Psalm 34: 17-20 "The righteous cry out, and the Lord hears them; he delivers them from all their troubles. The Lord is close to the brokenhearted and saves those who are crushed in spirit. The righteous person may have many troubles, but the Lord delivers him from them all; he protects all his bones, not one of them will be broken."
2) John 16:33 "I have told you these things, so that in me you may have peace. In this world you will have trouble. But take heart! I have overcome the world." more >>
Anne Graham Lotz, daughter of evangelist Billy Graham, has warned that those who decide to reject God because of the way they have been hurt by other Christians, at the end only harm themselves.
"Dear wounded believer-in-exile, what is your story? What chapter is being written today? Is your spirit lying in the dust of your wilderness wandering? Can you hear His voice calling to you?" Lotz wrote on Thursday on her Facebook page.
"Don't reject the God of those who rejected you. Rejecting God doesn't hurt them; it only hurts you. You are the one who has been devastated. And you are the one God is calling," she added. more >>