Russell Wilson is honoring his goddaughter, Ailynn Arredondo, a 5-year-old girl he befriended at the Seattle Children's Hospital who succumbed to leukemia.
Arredondo died after suffering from lymphoblastic leukemia one day after Wilson, the 26-year-old Seattle Seahawks quarterback, announced that he accepted the little girl's proposal to be her godfather.
"My heart, thoughts, and prayers go out to my goddaughter, Ailynn, and her family, as she is now with our Heavenly Father," Wilson wrote on Instagram. "I know you'll be swinging your 12 flag over Centurylink this Sunday sweetie." more >>
"Duck Dynasty" star Sadie Robertson recently praised God following a terrifying car accident during New York Fashion Week.
The 18-year-old A&E personality was left shaken after the car in which she was traveling was involved in an accident last week. Although Robertson sustained minor injuries, she expressed gratitude for her safety via Instagram on Sept. 15. Robertson had been participating in New York Fashion Week, where she supported designer Sherri Hill, before the accident occurred.
"Current mood. but thankful I'm okay — got into a car accident this morning. I walked away with just a swollen knee and a sore neck. the other person is fine as well. the Lord protected me & I will praise His name for that," she wrote to her two million followers. more >>
This beautiful girl named Emma was born with Down syndrome, a cleft palette and autism. These conditions have affected her reading and writing skills and her ability to find a job and earn an income. Despite her challenges, Emma has a heart of gold and God had a special plan for her.
Emma's mother, Jo, wanted to help her daughter earn her way through life and find her place in the workforce. Their journey in finding a job for Emma is the focus of this amazing video. We can all find a place where we are accepted and our talents are put to good use. Thanks to a kind business owner and Emma's natural shredding prowess, she has obtained a job as the Master Shredder. The fact that Emma can't read well, yet enjoys shredding papers makes her the perfect candidate for the job! You may need a box of tissues after this touching story.
Check out Emma's inspirational story below: more >>
Growing up, Mwati Mwila often felt ugly and inadequate because she had dark skin. For years, the outwardly bubbly child of African migrants to the United States was teased about her dark complexion. Although bullying would eventually lead to depression and subsequent suicide attempts, God had bigger plans for her.
According to a 2014 government study released by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, 46.3 million or 18.1 percent (one in five) American adults suffered from mental illness such as depression. A similar report also found that 3.9 percent of adults have had serious thoughts of suicide. Mwila, a 30-year-old Christian author, is among these alarming statistics.
Depression is one of the most common forms of mental illness in the U.S., and while some extreme cases can lead to suicide, Mwila is living proof that death doesn't have to be an option. She wants others to know how a relationship with Jesus Christ can bring hope and healing. more >>
Pop singer Selena Gomez has revealed her favorite Christian singer to be an award-winning Hillsong worship leader.
The "Same Old Love" singer, who regularly attends Australian megachurch Hillsong's U.S. branches, was asked to name her "favorite Christian artist" while promoting her latest movie "Hotel Transylvania 2." After briefly pondering, Gomez praised acclaimed New Zealand singer-songwriter Brooke Fraser, whom she also knows personally.
"I'm trying to think," Gomez, 23, told Breathecast's Jeannie Law in Miami last week. "I love Brooke Fraser. She's my favorite and I have the pleasure of knowing her and she's incredible. I've always loved her music." more >>
A new documentary based on the infamous late-term abortionist Kermit Gosnell who was sentenced to life in prison for killing a patient and born-alive babies is scheduled to debut in November.
Titled "3801 Lancaster: American Tragedy," the filmmakers released a new trailer for the documentary via YouTube earlier this week.
Jennifer Brown, producer of "3801 Lancaster," told The Christian Post that this documentary will be a longer version of a previous a 20-minute film created before Gosnell's trial. more >>