Hedieh Mirahmadi was a devout Muslim for two decades working in the field of national security before she experienced the redemptive power of Jesus Christ and has a new passion for sharing the Gospel. She dedicates herself full-time to Resurrect Ministry, an online resource that harnesses the power of the Internet to make salvation through Christ available to people of all nations, and her daily podcastLivingFearlessDevotional.com.
It was astonishing when I first read about the Department of Homeland Security's (DHS) Disinformation Governance Board. In my 20 years of government service fighting terrorism, the most complicated element of our work was protecting the sanctity of free speech while preventing radicalization.
Disney's transformation has been going on for a long time. For years, Christian parents have been navigating the corrupt and collapsed culture of a one-time family-friendly brand.
I spent 20+ years as a federal contractor and can say from experience that federal grantors make it quite clear how they want a program to end before it even begins. In the grant application, the grantee must outline how the project will align with the government's mission and goals, which always reflects the current administration's policy.
There is this great quote from Smith Wigglesworth that he said nearly 100 years ago, and it is still true today: “The reason the world is not seeing Jesus is that Christian people are not filled with Jesus.”
Watching the TV images of thousands of displaced Ukrainians running for safety is another heartwrenching sign of the chaos in our world today. For myself, I know God is walking me through a season of learning what it truly means to be His disciple.
We live in challenging times, and conflict is all around us. If we are not fighting over politics, it is over our children, the economy, or even the potential of a world war. Yet, for believers, we have a higher calling.
Therefore, I wonder how many nights Phanatik spent on his knees crying to God, seeking His face, and praying for the answers to his unbelief. We know he sought out scholars, both liberal and conservative but did he turn to God, the author, and finisher of our faith?
Suicide is now a public health epidemic, not a personal problem. We cannot treat it like something that just happens and cannot be prevented.
This administration believes in the interdependence of human rights, where religious freedom is one of many democratic rights balanced with competing interests. However, Trump's Administration placed religious liberty as the first right from which all others flow.
The Bible passes all three tests by dramatic proportions. Even the skeptic should take pause and consider that the Bible is the living Word of God.