Christian Aid Ministries requests prayer for 17 captive Christians, including five children ages 15 to 8 months. PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — Negotiations stretched into a fifth day seeking the return of 17 members of a US-based missionary group kidnapped over the weekend by a violent gang that is demanding $1 million ransom per person. The group includes five children whose ages range from 8 months to 15 years, although authorities were not clear whether the ransom amount included them, a top Haitian official said Tuesday. Sixteen of the abductees are Americans and one Canadian. The abduction is one of at least…

Truth For Life with Alistair Begg can be heard Monday through Friday in the Boston area on one of two stations: WILD-AM 1090 at 7:30 a.m.WEZE AM 590 at 6:00 a.m. Bible teacher Alistair Begg opens the pages of Scripture on each daily program to unpack God’s Word in a way that’s clear and relevant to everyday life. If you’d like to deepen your understanding of what the Bible says and come to know Jesus in a more personal and intimate way, you won’t want to miss listening to Truth For Life! You can also search for a station outside…

Beth Vice offers ten helpful practices to help you pass the time during lock down.

The Navajo and Hopi raised more than $3.6 million for COVID-19 relief. Many donations came from Ireland, where people remember a long-ago kindness.

Outside pressure from the U.S. that upset the tense Israel-Iran equilibrium could explain why the enemies are increasing the pressure on each other.

Outside pressure from the U.S. that upset the tense Israel-Iran equilibrium could explain why the enemies are increasing the pressure on each other.

Cuba isn’t known for tolerating much public religion, or public dissent. What does it look like when the two come together?

“Bear with each other and forgive whatever grievances you may have against one another. Forgive as the Lord forgave you.” Colossians 3:13 Thought How can I not forgive a brother or sister for whom Christ died, when I know what God paid to forgive me? Prayer Holy Father, I commit today to release any grudge or bitterness that I have against one of your children. I am sorry for not reflecting your grace and mercy which you lavished on me. Abba Father, I need the help of your Holy Spirit to relinquish my claim on the wrongs committed against me…

“Then God said, “Let us make man in our image, in our likeness, …..So God created man in his own image, in the image of God he created him; male and female he created them.” Genesis 1:26-27 It happens three hundred times a minute, twenty four hours a day, somewhere on planet earth. It seems so common place. Sometimes it happens in the finest hospitals, sometimes in homes and sometimes even in primitive grass huts. It can be taken for granted and looked upon a no big deal. What I am talking about is the birth of a baby, and…

The Scripture is very strong when it says we are to pursue hospitality. It is one of the greatest ways in all the world to demonstrate the love of God to people who are in need.

What if we challenged ourselves to shift our focus from self-improvement to fostering community? As what all too quickly happens, the New Year pizazz motivates us to make some positive changes or accomplishments with our lives and year ahead, and then quickly dims into tiredness, excuses, or disappointments as only about 8% of us actually keep our resolutions. But what if we were to have a different focus this year which might last the whole year through? What if we challenged ourselves to shift our focus from self-improvement to fostering community? What if each day this year, we woke up…