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Joy In His Presence

It was a major time of transition in my life, and things didn’t appear to be working out. I was working for a ministry, but was having a hard time making ends meet. I was getting by month-to-month, but just barely.

I was having a hard time maintaining my joy.
I grew up in a Christian family and learned at an early age that joy was not dependent on circumstances. “Joy,” I was taught in Christian school, “came from having your priorities straight: Jesus, Others, then You (J.O.Y.).”Read More »

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The Love of the Father

Seated with my son, Joshua, on my lap, I relaxed for a few moments, musing over the activities of the day… I glanced down at Joshua and noticed that he was fast asleep in my arms. He looked so peaceful lying there…

In that tender moment, as I help my sleeping child in my arms, the love that I felt as a father was so rich. But as the Lord spoke to my heart, comparing the love I felt toward Joshua with the greatness of His tender lover for me, I understood how weak and frail my love for my son was when compared to God the Father’s infinite love for us His children.Read More »

China puts on show of military might as it aims towards ‘great rejuvenation of the nation’

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China’s military has the “confidence and capability” to bolsterthe country’s rise into a world power, President Xi Jinping says.

It came as he oversaw a large-scale military parade meant to show off the forces at his command to foreign and domestic audiences.

Live state television broadcasts showed Xi, dressed in fatigues and speaking from an open-top jeep, telling his troops that China needed a strong military “more than ever” as it moved “closer to the goal of the great rejuvenation of the Chinese nation.”Read More »

Atheist Group Stops Church From Handing Out ‘Religious Flyers’ During State-Affiliated Hunter’s Safety Class

A prominent professing atheist group that seeks to separate God from government has succeeded in stopping a church from distributing gospel literature and an invitation to Sunday services to attendees of a state-affiliated hunter’s safety class held at the house of worship.

“These proselytizing handouts are supremely insulting to non-Christians and unbelievers,” the Wisconsin-based Freedom From Religion Foundation (FFRF) wrote to the New Hampshire Fish and Game Department on June 28.

“The State of New Hampshire has no business holding workshops of vital importance to hunting safety that berate attendees as ‘sinners,’ etc,” it said. “Such a misuse of a state function for sectarian, proselytizing purposes is disgraceful.”Read More »

Northeast Nigeria -Christian Student Killed in Spate of Boko Haram Attacks

As reported by Christain News Among several Boko Haram bombings that have put northeastern Nigeria on edge this year was a suicide attack on Christian student organization quarters that killed a Christian student, sources said.

Ambore Gideon Todi, a 21-year-old student at the University of Maiduguri in Borno state, was staying in the Evangelical Church Winning All’s student ministry tent when Boko Haram suicide bombers detonated explosives in mid-May, according to leaders of the school chapter of the student ministry.Read More »

Christian Singing Group’s Cover of ‘What a Beautiful Name’ Gets over 11 Million Views

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The Voices of Lee, a singing group from Lee University, has reached over 11 million people with their recently-released video covering the song “What a Beautiful Name” by Hillsong.

The video showing the group of singers in a church is entirely acapella. It reached over 11 million people and received more than 70,000 likes and over 110,000 shares on social media.Read More »

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