Wycliffe Associates Working to Launch 30 New Bible Translations Amid Tribal Violence in Papua New Guinea

Wycliffe Associates Working to Launch 30 New Bible Translations Amid Tribal Violence in Papua New Guinea

(Orlando, Florida, USA)—Wycliffe Associates, an international organization involving people in the advancement of Bible translation, is undertaking efforts to launch at least 30 new Bible translations in the next month in Papua New Guinea despite recent civil unrest and tribal violence in some regions of the country. “We have seen how God’s Word heals even […]

Theology of Atonement - Part I, the History

Theology of Atonement – Part I, the History

For reasons only God fully understands, shed blood was a vitally important event throughout the Old Testament. The Blood of Atonement, and its importance are mentioned about one hundred times within the books of Law and the prophets. What is Atonement? The Hebrew word for atonement, “Kaphar,” means to cover, expiate, condone, placate, or cancel. […]

When your child says, "Quit pushing religion on me!"

When your child says, “Quit pushing religion on me!”

Have you ever heard this from your kids? “Why do you Keep Trying to Make me a Christian!” “You’re always trying to stuff God down my throat!” “Quit pushing your religion on me!” Sometimes, as parents, we want to just throw in the towel. Who needs this? If the kid doesn’t appreciate what your trying to […]

Walking the Walk...and Why, Part I

Walking the Walk…and Why, Part I

Many non-believers see hypocrisy in the Christian church and delight in pointing it out. True. Being perfect isn’t easy. Of course, the expectations non-believers put on Christians, as well as the expectations Christians put on other Christians, are silly. Out of the hundreds of people mentioned in the Bible, only one of them is perfect. […]

2000 Languages in the world are unwritten - Press Release

2000 Languages in the world are unwritten – Press Release

When the Printed Page Isn’t Enough, Wycliffe Associates Finds Way to Make the Bible Accessible to Waiting Language Groups (Orlando, Florida, USA)—Wycliffe Associates, an international organization involving people in the advancement of Bible translation, is helping Bible translators from groups with unwritten languages to bring the Scriptures to their people. “For some, it will never […]

No Wonder so Many at 'The Wheaton Meeting' Were Angry -

No Wonder so Many at ‘The Wheaton Meeting’ Were Angry –

This is the text of what was said by  Mark Labberton concerning Conservative Christians and the President.  The remarks made by this man are extremely judgemental toward conservative Christians; totally misconstruing the thoughts and motivations of the majority of Christians who voted for President Trump – as well as maligning and misconstruing the motivations of […]

He was Dying... (Faith? Part 2)

He was Dying… (Faith? Part 2)

Continued from Part I  – “The So-Called Healer and the Elderly Woman” Part II of VII – He Was Dying (Faith?)… He was diagnosed with incurable, terminal cancer in April of 2000. The doctor had said he had 6 months to two years to live, but more likely 6 months. Some people tell you to start […]

Take your Family on an Exciting Faith-based Family Adventure this Summer

Take your Family on an Exciting Faith-based Family Adventure this Summer

. Join us in August for a truly faith-based Family Bible camp this summer next to the Glacier Mountains in northern Montana. Mjorud Family Bible Camp, an evangelistic, prayerful, Bible-based ministry, came into being during the Charismatic Movement of the 60’s & 70’s, with the first one being in the summer of 1969. Although not affiliated with […]

Consider Living Faith Bible College This Next September

Consider Living Faith Bible College This Next September

Living Faith, a non-denominational, evangelical Christian Bible College, is located in the foothills of the Rocky Mountains near Caroline, Alberta. Their goal is to impact local and global communities by changing hearts, teaching minds, and serving others. The mandate of Living Faith Bible College is “equipping for life and ministry around the world.” And around […]

There was this guy named Nicodemus...

There was this guy named Nicodemus…

John 3:1-16 and Nicodemus, explained. See, this Rabbi named Nicodemus came to Jesus at night. He came at night because he was a very important man and didn’t want anyone to see him talking to Jesus. It would have been embarrassing to be seen with Jesus. You can understand why he would be embarrassed. Christianity […]

Wycliffe Associates Looks to Begin Translation Projects

Wycliffe Associates Looks to Begin Translation Projects

– For As Many as 400 Languages in Regions Off-Limits to Westerners  (Orlando, Florida, USA)—Wycliffe Associates, an international organization involving people in the advancement of Bible translation, has the potential to launch new Bible translation projects in up to 400 languages in Asia this year, in areas where Christians live under constant threat of persecution […]

Franklin Graham must do what GOD calls him to do - not man

Franklin Graham must do what GOD calls him to do – not man

Some are saying that Pastor Franklin Graham shouldn’t be political, or should be more like his father. An example of the attack he is under is here, at this link…. http://www.christianpost.com/news/franklin-graham-harms-gospel-witness-norway-evangelicals-say-179454/ No.  He should NOT mimic his father.  Franklin Graham needs to be the man God created him to be – doing the things God purposed him […]

The Ramifications of Native American Heritage on U.S. Constitutional Protections* (20-minute Video)

The Ramifications of Native American Heritage on U.S. Constitutional Protections* (20-minute Video)

Lenore Banning owned over a million feet of timber on her trust land in Washington State, but lived in poverty all her life. She was not allowed to sell any of her timber. Toddler Lauryn Whiteshield was murdered a little over a month after her arrival to her grandfather’s home on the Spirit Lake Reservation […]

Did you pray God's Will for the election??

Did you pray God’s Will for the election??

.  Brothers and Sisters in Jesus Christ – (exclusively); .  . – Did you pray last year – in the name of Jesus Christ – for God’s will to be done concerning the election? …Did you?   – Do you believe He answers prayer?   – Do you TRUST Him?   – Do you understand […]

Impromptu Baptism—the Start of Something Wonderful

Impromptu Baptism—the Start of Something Wonderful

Five young men confess Christ, help translate 14 books of the Bible. Wycliffe Associates, Oct 21, 2016 The sun was setting on the final day of the MAST workshop. It had been a labor-intensive two weeks, with 27 mother tongue speakers coming together to translate Scripture into their heart language. But it had been a labor […]

Does the 2nd Amendment Guarantee Gun Ownership? (And is it Christlike?)

Does the 2nd Amendment Guarantee Gun Ownership? (And is it Christlike?)

“Since the Supreme Court’s landmark decisions in District of Columbia v. Heller [2008] and McDonald v. City of Chicago [2010] announced that the Second Amendment guarantees an individual right to keep and bear arms and incorporated that right against the states, courts and scholars have struggled to determine the reach of those opinions” (Meltzer 2014). Heller and McDonald held that […]

DARREL SMITH: Islam ideology not a minor threat

DARREL SMITH: Islam ideology not a minor threat

Published Mobridge Tribune, December 30, 2015 Senator Lindsey Graham, a former Republican Presidential candidate and hawk against the Islamic State said, “This is a religious war between radical Islam and the rest of the world and there is only one way you are going to win this war. Help people in Islam who reject radical […]

Book: Dying in Indian Country - An Amazing Family Story

Book: Dying in Indian Country – An Amazing Family Story

. This is a true story of an American tribal member who, after coming to know Jesus Christ, realized just how much liberal policies within tribal and federal government were hurting his extended family.   Roland grew up watching members of his family die of alcoholism, child abuse, suicide, and violence on the reservation. Like […]

Revisiting President Ronald Reagan's "Evil Empire Speech"

Revisiting President Ronald Reagan’s “Evil Empire Speech”

The March 8, 1983, address by President Ronald Reagan at the meeting of the ‘National Association of Evangelicals’ in Orlando, Florida.   “Reverend clergy all, Senator Hawkins, distinguished members of the Florida congressional delegation, and all of you: I can’t tell you how you have warmed my heart with your welcome. I’m delighted to be […]

DARREL SMITH: Founders built power limits into government

DARREL SMITH: Founders built power limits into government

The people that started this country believed in human sin. They believed that power corrupts. To reduce the corruption of power they limited governments with federal and state constitutions. Federal enumerated powers were separated between congress, the executive and the judicial branches of government. What wasn’t enumerated in the federal Constitution was left to the […]

Godly Maturity of Mother Emanuel Church Lifts Up Our Nation

Godly Maturity of Mother Emanuel Church Lifts Up Our Nation

I lived on the streets while lobbying in DC for a month this spring, sleeping in my van, using public restrooms, and even spending four nights in the parking ramp of Union station. While in DC, I was struck by a chasm between races that I had not felt as deeply any other place I […]

TO BROTHERS AND SISTERS IN JESUS CHRIST

TO BROTHERS AND SISTERS IN JESUS CHRIST

by Elizabeth Sharon Morris Dear, dear friends: Thank you for your prayers, encouragement, and spiritual and emotional support over the years. When I think back to the state Roland and I were in when we first came to Jesus Christ, I am so extremely grateful for all the kind, patient people who came alongside and […]

Our God is a Missionary God -

Our God is a Missionary God –

In the late 1700’s, a young English shoemaker, read “The Last Voyage of Captain Cook” and was fascinated. That book sparked his interest, and he found himself suddenly curious about people all over the world. He began to read any book he could lay his hands on. He placed a world map on the wall […]

Is Your Family Crumbling, Too?

Is Your Family Crumbling, Too?

It has to stop. Everyone is angry at at least half the people in the house – and in that, blames those other people for all their unhappinesses. As a result, the anger and unhappiness grows worse every week. Few in the house want to take time to listen. But…the fact is, we’ve all been […]

"Slain in the Spirit" - Is it for Real?

“Slain in the Spirit” – Is it for Real?

As a Christian, I have seen many charlatans, including having gone once to a Benny Hinn event where, sitting in the stands, I watched as they manipulated the seating to make it appear to cameras that the arena was full, and people pushed and shoved each other to be the first down the stars to the […]

Watchman Nee - Part III - His Martyrdom

Watchman Nee – Part III – His Martyrdom

Continued from Part II – His Suffering Adapted from: www.watchmannee.org/ March 14, 2004, 11:00 am Relationship with Witness Lee Watchman Nee’s closest co-worker was Witness Lee. Having been raised as a Southern Baptist, Witness Lee was saved in 1925 at the age of nineteen. That year Witness Lee began to seek to thoroughly know the Bible and […]

Watchman Nee - Part II, His Suffering

Watchman Nee – Part II, His Suffering

Continued from Part I, Chinese Missionary Martyr Adapted from: www.watchmannee.org/ March 14, 2004, 11:00 am Sufferings Watchman Nee saw an undeniable vision and received a definite commission from the Lord concerning the church, and he suffered greatly due to his faithfulness to them. Because the vision was so clear and the commission so real, it did not […]

Watchman Nee - Part I, Chinese Missionary Martyr

Watchman Nee – Part I, Chinese Missionary Martyr

Adapted from: www.watchmannee.org/ March 14, 2004, 11:00 am Biography: Watchman Nee became a Christian in mainland China in 1920 at the age of seventeen and began writing in the same year. Throughout the nearly thirty years of his ministry, Watchman Nee was clearly manifested as a unique gift from the Lord to His Body for […]

Theology of Atonement - Part IV, the New Testament

Theology of Atonement – Part IV, the New Testament

Continued from Part III – The Ritual There needed to be a way to remove the stain of moral and spiritual guilt. This method had to be a way that would cleanse us of totally from every sin. Isaiah 53 and Daniel 9:14-27 prophesied that the Coming Messiah would be the Great Atonement for all of […]

Theology of Atonement - Part III, the Ritual

Theology of Atonement – Part III, the Ritual

(Continued from Part II – History) Three hundred sixty four days a year, the priest was present during the first three acts of a sacrifice, but began his function only after the blood was received for sprinkling. However, on the Day of Atonement, the priest performed all parts of the sacrifice. Lev. 23:27-32 In the […]

Theology of Atonement - Part II, the History

Theology of Atonement – Part II, the History

History, Continued from Part I: Fifty days later, at Mount Sinai, God gave His law as the foundation of His covenant. (Exodus chapters 19-24). The early animal sacrifices were always symbolic, and blood was always known to be sacred and necessary for atonement and forgiveness. This was true of all bloody sacrifices from the beginning, […]