Mark and Maureen trusted in God for each step they took in their long and emotional journey of adoption. Waiting two years before they got the call that a baby was ready for them.
God answered their prayers of delivering a baby girl, and even when things got rough everything got better in time. After being told they would have a baby girl, they got to the hospital and found that things had not been working as well as they imagined. This couple would not leave the hospital and would not stop praying. God helped them through all of the struggles and mentored them through the good and bad times.
One text had changed their world, and just when they though their dreams were crashing down God did something amazing. Everyone can use their story to show that anything is possible and God works in mysterious ways. more >>
During a live show, a beautiful girl named Amira Willighagen was called out on stage and does something no one was expecting. It is so beautiful that it brings everyone to tears.
It's not likely that a girl this young would be able to sing opera so beautifully, like a professional. But, when she got on stage, this tiny girl opened up her mouth and an angelic song came out. She touched everyone's heart with her soulful voice.
It is a performance that will move anyone who listens to and loves opera. When Amira Willighagen finishes her performance, she gets the standing ovation she deserves. more >>
Editor's note: The Christian Post was invited by World Vision Zambia to meet with locals who've been impacted by the organization's water, sanitation and hygiene program. This is the first of a series of articles on that trip, which took place March 22-28.
Mira Buumba, 55, could have died. Or so it seemed when she became severely ill from a bout of diarrhea. Unable to take care of herself, much less do common household chores, Buumba's grandchildren had to skip school to help take care of her. Neither Ms. Buumba nor her family had any idea what had made her so gravely ill, further complicating the situation. They did not realize, until later, that the cause of her sickness was the very water that her family and neighbors had been using everyday to cook, clean and keep themselves hydrated.
"If you saw her photo you would be shocked," World Vision Zambia Communications Officer Collins Kaumba, serving as a guide and translator, said relating her previous condition. more >>
The Outcry Tour 2015, an all-new worship tour designed to champion the importance of local church, will unite some of the biggest names in Christian music when it kicks off in Chicago this Summer.
Grammy award-nominated artist, Kari Jobe, is among the impressive lineup along with acclaimed singer Crowder and American Music Award-nominated band Hillsong UNITED.
"This summer! It's fun to do life and ministry with friends and movements bigger than yourself. And I love the vision of this tour! Gonna be so fun. Come join us! OutcryTour.com for details! #LouderTogether," Jobe wrote via social networking site Instagram. more >>
Pastor Andy Stanley has declared that local congregations should be the "safest place on the planet for students to talk about anything, including same-sex attraction."
At a two-day event centered on cultivating good church leadership held in Southern California, the founder of North Point Community Church in Alpharetta, Georgia, spoke Friday about the things he hoped will change about the modern church.
"We just need to decide from now on in our churches when a Middle School kid comes out to his small group leader or a high school young lady comes out to her parents," said Stanley. "We just need to decide, regardless of what you think about this topic — no more students are going to feel like they have to leave the local church because they're same-sex attracted or because they're gay. That ends with us." more >>
A 13-year-old girl named Stephanie who lives in the Houston area has come up with a brilliant idea. With the help of a motor company, they come up with a genius idea to send a message to space. Stephanie's father is currently in space and loves to take pictures, so this idea was PERFECT!
Can a car deliver a message to space?
With their New Thinking campaign, which focuses on families split apart by distance, Hyundai was able to solve the problem. Experts from all over the world came together and brainstormed the location to display the message. They based this location information on both geographical and metrological factors. The decision to use the Delamar Dry Lake in Nevada was made. They sent 11 Genesis model cars out in the area to create a message from Stephanie. more >>