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 […]

David Wilkerson letter, 10 Years Later...

David Wilkerson letter, 10 Years Later…

An April, 2009, message written by David Wilkerson, who wrote the book “Cross and Switchblade” … http://davidwilkersontoday.blogspot.com/ Subject: AN URGENT MESSAGE I am compelled by the Holy Spirit to send out an urgent message to all on our mailing list, and to friends and to bishops we have met all over the world. AN EARTH-SHATTERING […]

POWERFUL Message at the 2013 Inaugural Prayer Breakfast Remains Valid -

POWERFUL Message at the 2013 Inaugural Prayer Breakfast Remains Valid –

The initial link to this speech was quickly removed.  A new link had this message under it… “Published on Jan 27, 2013…This video has been erased, made “private”, and held back from people seeing it. So, what truth is in it making it such a battle to see it? Speak! The World Is Listening!” This […]

As New State & Federal Bills hit the Hoppers -

As New State & Federal Bills hit the Hoppers –

Originally published January 4, 2009 To our Elected Representatives: Election to a Congressional or State Legislative seat is a wonderful and exciting opportunity, but it brings with it heavy responsibility. With the pressures today’s seat holders carry, it would seem much easier to submit to that pressure and vote with the crowd. Please remember the […]

New Year's Discomfort

New Year’s Discomfort

January 1, 2005 – We were invited to my cousins’ for New Year’s Eve. It wasn’t a party with other guests. They had specifically invited us because we happened to be in town and they said that they wanted to meet my kids. I hadn’t seen them for awhile, and we used to be close, […]

Christmas in a Mexican Children's Home

Christmas in a Mexican Children’s Home

From Dec. 26, 2008 Celebrating as a family didn’t feel right after Roland died. So we decided not to. Instead, we drive to Juarez; to a children’s home on the west side, built on a old dump, barbed wire surrounding it. Jose had lost his market place in a fire a few months ago, and […]

And So It Is Christmas....

And So It Is Christmas….

. May God Bless You and Be With You Today. Joseph and Mary lived in the village of Nazareth back in the time when Rome was an Empire ruled by Caesar Augustus and Israel was under the authority of Rome and governed by King Herod. Joseph was a carpenter. Mary was a young girl who […]

The Birth of Jesus - Luke 2:1-20 (NIV)

The Birth of Jesus – Luke 2:1-20 (NIV)

The Birth of Jesus In those days Caesar Augustus issued a decree that a census should be taken of the entire Roman world. (This was the first census that took place while Quirinius was governor of Syria.) And everyone went to his own town to register. So Joseph also went up from the town of […]

It's Christmas; be Christ-like

It’s Christmas; be Christ-like

Your family is readying to share Christmas Eve or Christmas Day together. You’ll have opportunity to be with cousins and uncles whom you rarely see. Someone in the family was diagnosed with cancer this year. Someone else is having a very tough time in this economy. Be there for them. If you can’t speak the […]

Trusting the Lord Jesus to Provide

Trusting the Lord Jesus to Provide

by Elizabeth Sharon Morris Sitting in an airport on my last leg home after a two week break, I’ve been doing some work while waiting. While away these two weeks, I finished five books – one of which was a book by Corrie ten Boom. It gave me lots to think about – the least […]

JOHN PIPER: When Is it Dangerous to Look at Jesus?

JOHN PIPER: When Is it Dangerous to Look at Jesus?

Repost from Week of November 16, 2015 –  On vacation, I kept a copy of Jonathan Edwards’ sermons on my bedside table as a way of going to sleep with a God-centered mind. One of those sermons was called, “Keeping the Presence of God.” It was preached at a Colony-wide fast day in April, 1742. […]