During times of struggle and adversity, do not think that God has abandoned you. Instead, find security and comfort in the Word and knowing that Jesus Christ is with you and will provide you with the strength to persevere.
Below are five Bible verses about God's promise to deliver you from all of life's hardships.
1) 2 Corinthians 4:8-9 more >>
The direction this presidential election is heading has most of my evangelical friends in hysterics — and I totally understand why. I refuse to join the ranks of those who use their platforms to bash the presumptive nominees, but I will say it's a bit terrifying contemplating the type of character that might soon be leading and representing our country.
What global-political wildfires might be set aflame by the offhanded comments of a hotheaded Commander in Chief? To what further degree might our culture's conscience decay if we have yet another President who promotes the atrocity of abortion and gross sexual immorality? I mean, how lost are we already that the vast majority of our society would voluntarily support the campaigns of such people?
I totally understand the uproar among my fellow Christians. They are afraid — we are afraid. However, though it might be our natural inclination to shrivel up in anxiety when we gaze into the possible future of this nation, I don't think that's the right reaction. I don't think our joy and peace is supposed to be dictated by America's political climate. And when I open up that Book I profess to be absolute truth, I'm pretty sure its Author doesn't think so either. more >>
The last instructions Jesus left His Church should shape our worship. I'll tell you about a new hymn that restores our mission to our music.
As longtime BreakPoint listeners will know, there's a misattributed adage that really bugs me, and even more so my BreakPoint this Week co-host Ed Stetzer.
Saint Francis of Assisi is frequently quoted as saying: "Preach the Gospel at all times, if necessary, use words." more >>
Singer Rory Feek, one part of the country music duo Joey+Rory, will give fans an inside look into his late wife's inspirational journey and her battle against cancer in the upcoming documentary film, "To Joey With Love."
The couple captured the hearts of millions who read Rory's blog "This Life I Live," where he shared his family's strength and resilience during Joey's chemotherapy and radiation treatments for cervical cancer.
During their musical career, Joey+Rory recorded eight studio albums and charted three singles on Hot Country Songs. more >>
If you feel like you're drifting farther and farther away from God, reading these five Bible verses will help bring back to your faith and keep you close to Him.
1) John 3:16
"For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son, that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life." more >>
LOS ANGELES – Executive producers of the 2016 remake of "Ben-Hur," Mark Burnett and Roma Downey, shared their heart for forgiveness and reconciliation as more information is released on the Orlando massacre – the deadliest mass shooting in U.S. history.
"There's things clearly happening in the world and we put this film together to impact culture with the message of love and forgiveness and reconciliation and that's needed now more than ever," Roma Downey, former "Touched By An Angel" star, said at a Los Angeles screening of "Ben-Hur" about the Orlando shooting.
When asked how she and her husband, Mark Burnett, hope to spread the message of forgiveness in these dark times, she maintained she plans to do so by one act of kindness at a time. more >>