A Christian restauranteur relies on God while navigating his first major layoffs, angry customers, closures, and the continued challenges brought on by COVID-19. When COVID-19 started to spread last year, none of us knew how dramatically or how long this virus would affect our lives. As a restaurant owner, I was forced to make critical decisions during the early weeks of lockdown, when people were confused, scared, and trying to make sense of conflicting information about the threat of the virus. I watched sales drop at each of our locations anywhere from 60 percent to 90 percent as we shifted…

Most kids get a thrill out of a lively competition. The book The God Contest: The True Story of Elijah, Jesus, and the Greatest Victory invites young school-age children to learn about the prophet Elijah and his contest with the prophets of Baal—which ended in victory. The author uses this engaging story to fast-forward to another victory—Jesus’ victory over sin and death on the cross. Young children will enjoy the bright, colorful illustrations and the charming, energetic characters that bring this ancient story (from 1 Kings 18:16-40) to life. Using language kids will easily understand, the author tells how Team…

“Israeli role” alleged in killing, in last days of Trump presidency, of a scientist long suspected of leading an Iranian nuclear bomb program.

Long dominated by white executives and artists, the country music industry is facing its complicated history with race following protests for racial justice. Black artists are speaking out, calling on the industry to address entrenched racial barriers.

Recent weeks have been the ultimate stress test for how states handle adversity. Here’s why Washington State has so far passed with flying colors.

Germany’s Chancellor Angel Merkel gave a rare televised national address: the tone was calm, reasoning, and created a message that inspired.

Pro-democracy protests from Hong Kong to Moscow may indicate a reversal in the decline of liberties and rights.

The House bill contains more than $4 billion combined for supplies and unaccompanied migrant children’s care. But the White House could block the bill over more funding for border security.

A recent article detailed the declining interest among those called to ministry in the three-year Master of Divinity degree, long considered the quintessential degree for both ordination and vocational ministry. But what’s the real reason for the gold standard seminary degree losing its luster? Why have seminaries been in a decade-long decline? Is there something going on beyond students not wanting to uproot or go in debt?

What should a believer do if they hear their pastor preaching error? Can Christians challenge the teaching of pastors? The Bereans When the Apostle Paul and Silas were preaching the gospel in… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]