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Spirit Breakout: Unexpectedly Encountering God at an Academic Conference - 3/20/2014
I felt the power of God in that room. Both men and women were stripped of all titles, letters, positions and prejudices. God’s heavy, weighty presence caused us to become vulnerable together. In this moment, this community of “scholars dedicated to all academic disciplines as a spiritual service to the kingdom of God” was transformed into a family.
I Need Your Undivided Attention - 3/20/2014
“I want you to come to Me with no other agenda…not any petitions, not any questions, not any Scriptures, not any music. Come with nothing but yourself and your heart.” I am captured by His glory and I MUST have it. It draws on my spirit like a magnet. I yearn for it because there is nothing else like it. His glory is better than any time I have spent in His presence…ever!
Russian church liquidated - 3/19/2014
While the world watches Russia’s annexation of Crimea, the country continues putting pressure on churches. Harvest Church of Saint Petersburg, Russia, is devastated. The church was stripped of its legal registration.” Now church members have no right to meet for worship and call themselves a church. There are varying amounts of religious freedom across Russia.
Prophetic Words Point to Move of Spirit in Ukraine - 3/19/2014
It may appear to be only a political struggle. Having spent many weeks over a seven-year period ministering in Ukraine in both the eastern and western regions, the real battle is about underlying spiritual realities. Ukraine is a spiritual stealth torpedo in the arsenal of the Lord, a weapon of power that the enemy of our soul has not seen coming until now.
'Duck Dynasty' Stars Promote Faith in 'God's Not Dead' - 3/19/2014
The Robertson family from A&E's "Duck Dynasty" recently took home the Faith and Freedom Award for their hit reality television series. Now, two members of the family are about to hit the big screen in a new film called "God's Not Dead." The family's faith is at the heart of their show and it's front and center in this new film. Watch the video.
Franklin Graham: Putin Is Better on Gay Issues Than Obama - 3/19/2014
Franklin Graham is praising Russian President Vladimir Putin for his aggressive crackdown on homosexuality, saying his record on protecting children from gay “propaganda” is better than President Obama’s “shameful” embrace of gay rights. “In my opinion, Putin is right on these issues.” “He has taken a stand to protect his nation’s children from the gay and lesbian agenda.”
Actor Angus T. Jones: ’I was a paid hypocrite’ - Former Two and a Half Men child star - 3/19/2014
Actor Angus T Jones, known for playing the role of Jake Harper in the popular CBS series Two and a Half Men, now speaks at churches talking about his new-found faith in the Bible, God and Christianity. Jones, 20, left the popular CBS series last year, where he was paid $350,000 an episode. He called the program 'filth.' Jones’ net worth is estimated at $15 million.
News From British Isles, Ireland, Europe and Worldwide - 3/20/2014
A worldwide call to children and youth to pray and praise! - Christian turns tables on hotel - wins settlement - Islamic schools condemned by David Cameron receive state funding - Christian disability activist questions Belgian child euthanasia policy - Central African Republic: Facts not in media - Nigeria: Weekend violence - Much More>
Genesis Project Transforming Strip Club into a Sanctuary - 3/19/2014
Aaron Bekkela was in that spot 15 years ago, helping his dad run their erotic dance club in Fort Collins, Colo. “The conversion of a strip club into a church devoted to restoring families is something every believer should celebrate." “We felt compelled to support this kingdom initiative, and look forward to the countless testimonies that will result.”
New Heartbreak for Asia Bibi, the Pakistani Christian Woman on Death Row since 2010, As Her Appeal Hearing Has Been Postponed - 3/19/2014
A date for a new hearing has not yet been decided. Asia Bibi, the Pakistani Christian mother of five remains on death row in an isolation cell at a women's prison. The Christian woman was sentenced to death without evidence on the basis of the country’s infamous blasphemy law. Asia Bibi was arrested in 2009 on false charges of insulting Muhammad.
South Sudan refugees the forgotten of the forgotten - 3/19/2014
Some 77,000 South Sudanese civilians hiding in United Nations peacekeeper bases over the last three months are to be moved to new camps. Over 705,800 people have been displaced. Brutal fighting broke out in December with massacres and targeted ethnic killings. Over 930,000 have fled their homes including over quarter of million leaving for neighboring countries.
Daughter of Egyptian military intelligence chief left Islam - 3/12/2014
As a child she was taught to believe the Jews were monsters that wanted to kill Arab children. By God’s grace, she overcame a culture of hatred and found a new reason for hope after she settled in the United States. “I grew up in a culture of jihad and martyrdom.” She watch a Christian TV program and was very touched by the message. “Why are you crying?” her daughter asked...
Israel: Miraculous healing stuns doctors - 3/12/2014
When Therese Daoud arrived at Tel Aviv’s Ichilov Hospital with a huge cancerous tumor, doctors said her only chance of survival would be to amputate the leg. What happened during the following months has left the medical staff and the nation speechless. “If someone had told me the story of what happened to Therese, I would have said they are crazy.”
Ukraine's Christians Standing in the Gap for Peace - 3/12/2014
Ukraine's acting president Oleksandr Turchynov, a man of deep faith and prayer, is in the center of the storm in Ukraine. Turchynov is seeking an increase in the country's armed services as he has called on parliament to turn Ukraine's interior ministry troops into a national guard to defend the nation against aggression. "He is a born again Christian and loves God."
Controversial Third ‘Christ at the Checkpoint’ Conference Kicks Off with a Full House One Conference Attendee from Jordan says: “I am not for the Palestinians or Israelis. I am for Jesus. As a Christian, I love everyone.” - 3/12/2014
“Christ at the Checkpoint III: Your Kingdom Come,” draws from the Lord’s Prayer to ask how Jesus Christ would approach the Israeli-Palestinian conflict today. Topics covered include the Palestinian Church, religious radicalism, Christian Zionism, Jesus' teachings amid conflict, the Kingdom of God, peacemaking and reconciliation.
Steve Hill Passes Away After Miraculous Life - 3/12/2014
Perhaps best known as the evangelist for the Brownsville Revival in Pensacola, Fla., Evangelist and Pastor Steve Hill went home to be with the Lord on Sunday March 9. Steve lived every day with eternity in view. From 1995 to 2000, Hill served as the evangelist of the Brownsville Revival. The meetings drew over 4 million from more than 150 nations to the revival in Pensecola.
Christians in Egypt hope for peace in upcoming election - 3/12/2014
When Egypt’s government stepped down Feb. 24, the action made small ripples in a nation now accustomed to major political upheaval. Army chief Field Marshal Abdel Fattah al-Sisi is running for presidential office and peacefully resigned from military power. Christians hope to trade the revolutionary change promised by the Arab Spring for the peaceful lives they lived before.
South Sudan refugees in bad shape - 3/12/2014
10,000 people and 234,000 people have fled fighting but became Internally Displaced People. The number of people who have ﬂed from South Sudan to neighboring countries has increased to 226,000. 3.7 million people now face extreme hunger or starvation. As the story faded from the headlines, a potential genocide has gone under the radar.
Florida Election Victory a Referendum on Obamacare? - 3/12/2014
A special election victory Tuesday has Republicans celebrating a winning strategy: Florida voters chose an opponent of Obamacare to be their new congressman. Congressman-elect David Jolly made repealing the law a centerpiece of his Florida congressional campaign. When all the votes were counted Tuesday night, the Republican was declared the winner.
Kim Jong-Un ‘orders 33 people to be executed’ because they made contact with Christian missionary, say South Korean press - 3/11/2014
‘Kim Jong-un is fast gaining a reputation for brutality and destroying those closest to him “The Koreans have landed themselves in hot water after it emerged they had worked with South Korean Baptist missionary Kim Jung-wook and received money to set up 500 underground churches. It is understood they will be put to death in a cell at the State Security Department."
News From British Isles, Ireland, Europe and Worldwide - 3/13/2014
Northern Ireland violence could re-emerge - Re-evangelising secular Europe - Ukraine: Rival protests escalate amid military tensions - China: Bibles for China looking forward to May - Venezuela: Churches attacked in' ongoing unrest - Israel: Teargas and rubber bullets on the streets of Bethlehem - Evangelicals back No More Page 3 campaign - Much More>
Entire Families Coming to Christ in Saudi Arabia - 3/6/2014
"I am an Iranian and was not only a Muslim but also part of a terrorist family. Jesus appeared to me in a dream and changed my life. Do not miss this!" The following are accounts from my time in Saudi Arabia. "We're hearing of women and whole families coming to Christ, which is significant. This is a major step forward.
Mexico: 400 Mayans join the Body of Christ - 3/6/2014
In Mexico’s Yucatán Peninsula, people are coming to Christ in droves. The JESUS Film Project and their partners, The Message for Mayans, recently showed “The Story of Jesus for Children” and “Magdalena” in three villages on three consecutive nights. After watching the films, more than 400 people began a relationship with Jesus Christ.
The crisis in Ukraine is driving people to Christ - 3/6/2014
The radio program “Faith, Hope, and Love” draws listeners from Ukraine, Russia, and other countries in the former Soviet Union. Ukraine is a powder keg ready to explode. But there’s good news: the crisis in Ukraine is driving people to Christ. “My radio program [is] going on. And people are very, very hungry, especially now,” “People are coming to Christ like never before.
Nabeel Qureshi grew up in a devout Muslim in the United States. - 3/6/2014
He had read the entire Koran by the time he was six and prayed five times a day without fail. His devotion to Islam didn't waver. Then in college he and a Christian friend debated historical claims of both religions. After three years, Qureshi realized that the Gospel could withstand rigorous scrutiny and Islam could not. In his book, Seeking Allah, Finding Jesus.
The Romeikes can stay!" – Stunning Turn of Events, Homeland Security Says German Homeschooling Family is Now Allowed to Stay in USA Permanently - 3/6/2014
"This is an incredible victory that can only be credited to our Almighty God." Earlier this week, the US Supreme Court refused the case of the German homeschoolers who sought asylum in the US. It was thought that the family would have to return to Germany, where they were threatened with huge fines, and even faced possible jail time or losing custody of their children.
Syria Crisis: ISIS Imposes Rules on Christians in Raqqa - 3/6/2014
A jihadist group in Syria has demanded that Christians in the northern city of Raqqa pay a levy in gold and accept curbs on their faith, or face death. The announcement came in a statement posted online. Muslims trying to implement an extreme interpretation of Islamic law in areas it controls. three choices - convert to Islam, accept ISIS' conditions, or risk being killed.
Violent school attack shakes the Church - 3/6/2014
Boko Haram Muslim terrorism in northern Nigeria is shaking the Church. According to Open Doors USA sources, an unknown number of believers were killed in a violent school attack earlier this week that claimed at least 59 lives. Nigeria is now considering the temporary shut-down of all government schools in three northeastern states as a result.
News From British Isles, Ireland, Europe and Worldwide - 3/6/2014
North Korea: Answered prayer - Miracles and faith under fire in Baghdad - Government provides no credible plan to end child poverty - Gay role-play proposed for school sex education - Muslims plot to take over schools - Report from a reliable Ukraine source - Global: Freedom of press - Syria: Christians request our prayers - More>
Saved at the end of his life, he saw heaven open and millions angels - 3/6/2014
Sometimes, a good man seems like the most difficult person to save. In Mike Proctor’s family, his wife and children were never quite sure where he stood with the Lord, but God gave them a gift at the end of Mike’s life. Mike faced many health battles during his 72 years of life. His father’s firm affirmation of faith made the next few days bearable for Andy.
Nigeria under siege by Muslims, Boko Haram - 3/6/2014
Within a week’s time, in two separate attacks in Nigeria by the Muslim group Boko Haram more than 200 Christinas have been killed. Muslims surrounded a village, separated Christians from the Muslims, and then massacred 106 Christians. Last week they surrounded a school and killed over 100 children.” President Goodluck Jonathan declared a state of emergency.
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