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‘They Were Fascinated About Jesus’: Chinese Christian Hits the Road to Offer New Hope in the New Year

Big cities and historical towns in China have always been popular destinations for Chinese travelers, especially during holidays. Recently, one Chinese Christian tourist made a different sort of two-week trip around the nation, not just for sightseeing, but to bring a special message to the locals.

Providence on Patrol: Cop Adopts Homeless Addict’s Baby Girl

God is at work even in the most desperate situations.

Scholars Decipher One of Last Remaining Mysterious Parts of the Dead Sea Scrolls, Oldest Bible Texts

A preservationist works on a fragment of the Dead Sea Scrolls in a laboratory in the Israel Museum in Jerusalem October 18, 2010.

Experts Believe They Have Identified Jesus’ Tomb

Through research that began in a 2016 reopening of the shrine surrounding Jesus’ purported burial site in the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, scientific dating has identified what is probably Jesus’ tomb. According to Baptist Press, Old Testament and archaeology professor at New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary Daniel Warner believes Jesus’ tomb can be identified with some amount of certainty: “Warner noted the site of Jesus’ tomb cannot be pinpointed with certainty, but he said the “circumstantial” evidence is strong […]

6 Things a Godly Dad Does

“Fathers, do not provoke your children to anger, but bring them up in the discipline and instruction of the Lord.” Ephesians 6:4 The words of Paul in Ephesians 6 remind Christian fathers that our parenting has a great end towards which we must aim. God gave us the task of teaching, correcting, disciplining, loving, and training our children so that they come to know Jesus Christ as Lord and walk in a way which pleases him. We often feel unequipped […]

Limbless Evangelist Nick Vujicic Says 400,000 Ukrainians Chose to Repent of Sins, Follow Jesus

(PHOTO: THE CHRISTIAN POST/SCOTT LIU) Inspirational speaker Nick Vujicic, who was born without arms or legs, speaks at the National Religious Broadcasters convention on Tuesday, March 5, 2013, in Nashville, Tenn. Famous evangelist Nick Vujicic said his team witnessed 400,000 people repent for their sins and choose to follow Jesus Christ at a recent event in Ukraine. That was the largest response that the Life Without Limbs ministry has seen. “The biggest event that our team at Life Without Limbs […]

They Give Us Hope: WORLD Announces Winner of 2017 Hope Awards

  Eric Metaxas is an evangelical speaker and bestselling author. The world needs hope. Which is why I’m glad WORLD Magazine has announced the winner of its Hope Awards! During the summer, I told you about the finalists for WORLD Magazine’s Hope Awards for Effective Compassion—Christian organizations that make a positive difference in their communities without receiving government funds. We now have a winner, so let’s end the suspense—the envelope, please! And the winner is … all of us! Well, […]

Christian Filmmakers Fulfill ‘Dying Wish’ of Steve McQueen in New Movie (Interview)

    (PHOTO CREDIT: BARBARA MINTY MCQUEEN) “Steve McQueen: American Icon” Official Trailer hit theaters on Sept. 28, 2017. Pastor Greg Laurie teamed up with popular Christian filmmakers The Erwin Brothers (“Woodlawn,” “Mom’s Night Out”) to share the never before told story of American icon Steve McQueen and his journey to Christian faith. For one-night only on Sept. 28, American Icon Films LLC and Fathom Events is bringing “Steve McQueen: American Icon” to U.S. theaters everywhere. The Jon and Andy […]