Posts Tagged “jesus christ”
We’re excited to have Nick Vujicic speak at this year’s 2012 Resurgence Conference. His life is an amazing testament to God’s grace. Unlike most people in the world, Vujicic (VOO-ee-cheech) was born without any of his limbs. But in spite of his physical limitations, he has completed a double bachelor’s degree, serves as the CEO of a non-profit organization, Life Without Limbs, and has traveled the world sharing the gospel of Jesus Christ with millions of people. His physical limitations have not limited his service for Jesus. Here’s what Nick has learned in his life: God is the Sovereign Lord of the universe, and his work is not confined by our perceived physical, emotional, or intellectual limitations. God’s work is accomplished in his power, not our own. Get to know Nick a little better by watching this video below of him: “The victory’s not when I stand up. The victory is when I know that I can’t do this on my own.” In many ways, Vujicic’s physical limitations are analogous to our own condition apart from dependence on Christ: we are not called to live a life for his glory without his help—if we have any glory apart from him, it is pride. Living a life for Jesus is accomplished by God’s work in us, “both to will and to work for his good pleasure” (Phil
About 150 Mormons participated in a mass resignation ceremony and signed a “Declaration of Independence from Mormonism” in Utah, the state where the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is based, on Saturday.
Committed to carrying on her father’s legacy, Emily spoke candidly to us about the lessons she has learned along the way. “Above all, my dad taught me the power of Jesus Christ to change a life,” she said.
The hire is probably as close as the Vatican is ever likely to come to admitting that it’s in serious PR trouble.
There are a number of things I fear in ministry which will never take place. One is the usual preachers dream of standing up the front preaching when you realise you haven’t got any trousers on
The U.S. Supreme Court declined to review the Mt.
The Reformed Church in America has opted to appoint a “new committee” to recommend a set of plans to deal with certain issues pertaining to the denomination’s position on homosexuality.
The U.S. Department of Defense’s recognition of Gay Pride Month less than a year after the repeal The U.S. Department of Defense’s recognition of Gay Pride Month less than a year after the repeal of “Don’t ask, don’t tell” (DADT) is the new “stark reality” that behavior once considered by the military as grounds for court martial is now celebrated, says the director of a chaplain alliance group.
An Eye for an Eye – This is an interesting take on the “viral youtube video of grandmother and bus monitor Karen Klein being harassed and bullied to tears by small gang of seventh graders.” (Note: I don’t recommend watching the YouTube video at the end of the post)Reliance – My friend Elisha describes an all-too-typical scene at family devotions and shows that the Lord worked even through chaos.Darwinism at the End of Its Rope – Here’s a headline I like: Peer-Reviewed Paper Concludes that Darwinism ‘Has Pretty Much Reached the End of Its Rope.’ I am seeing more and more Darwinian infighting, something that can only be helpful in the end.Answers – I recently wrote an article for Answers magazine from Answers in Genesis. They’ve made it freely available online if you’d like to give it a read.
Theologian Peter Enns believes that some – mostly young, evangelical Christians today – want to rethink what it means to be evangelical but the movement’s leaders are resistant to talking about the issues for fear of repercussions.