Posts Tagged “power”
Contact: Deborah Hamilton, Hamilton Strategies, 215-815-7716 PHILADELPHIA, July 2, 2012 /Christian Newswire/ — While many Americans mark July 4th with barbeques and fireworks, the staff and patients at Cancer Treatment Centers of America (CTCA) in Philadelphia are mindful of the freedoms that our Founding Fathers fought for more than 200 years ago. As a result of their struggles and victory, Americans can still continue to have freedom of choice over a wide variety of options in life, inclu Source: Hamilton Strategies
Contact: Rev. Hilary Clay Hicks, 626-821-9532, [email protected] IRVINE, Calif., July 2, 2012 /Christian Newswire/ — Dr. Margaret Pleasant Douroux, internationally acclaimed author, educator, and the composer of such Gospel classics as “We’re Blessed,” “Rivers of Joy,” “If It Had Not Been For The Lord On My Side,” and “What Shall I Render,” will hold her 27th annual Heritage Music Foundation Gospel Music Conference and Expo July 25-28, for the fir Source: Hilary Clay Hicks
“Contending” isn’t a pleasant activity, but it’s one vital to the health of the Church. But knowing its importance doesn’t make doing it any easier. Here are things we need to remember as we strive to contend in a Christ-exalting fashion, from my upcoming book, Contend: Defending the Faith in a World Without Reason: Demonstrate You just finished reading The Challenge of Contending Graciously! Consider leaving a comment!
When Fire Forces You From Home – Focus on the Family: “If you had only a few minutes to gather up a few select treasures of your life before fleeing a raging inferno, what would you take – and what would you leave behind? Families in Colorado Springs were faced with this very question this past Tuesday.”Praying for Your Kiddos – Erin Davis offers some good counsel on ways that you can pray for your kids. I’m not so sure about the life verse, but definitely the others are very helpful.Why Is Sandusky Guilty? - This short article from The Gospel Coalition makes a valid point: “If Sandusky had lived in a pre-Christian era, he would not have been found guilty of anything.”Sherlock Holmes and the Bible - Eric McKiddie read the works of Sherlock Holmes and, in doing so, found a collection of quotes that can help us with our Bible study. It’s rather a neat article!Why Posture Matters – Stephen Miller writes about how and why our posture in worship matters. I’m not sure that I agree with everything he says, but this is an area that definitely merits some thought.The promise was between the Father and the Son, from all eternity, concerning your soul in particular. —Jeremiah BurroughsAdvertise here via BEACON
Last week I was in Panama City Beach speaking at BigStuf, an amazing camp for teenagers. While we were there, we went and got some airbrushed shirts that would make your head spin they are so awesome. During the hour we waited for them to finish the shirts, we looked around the store. That’s when
Contact: Mark Harrington, Created Equal, 614-419-9000, [email protected] COLUMBUS, Ohio, July 27, 2012 /Christian Newswire/ – On Monday, July 9, 2012, Created Equal, along with Operation Rescue and dozens of young people, will pile into vans and billboard trucks and head to several Midwest cities on our first summer pro-life Justice Ride of 2012. From July 9-13, our mobile billboards will display aborted babies on the sides and rear of box trucks juxtaposed Source: Created Equal
As if from inside an echo chamber, one expert after another reinforced lived experience with proven statistical data: Not only does racial, ethnic, and religious profiling violate the civil rights of U.S. citizens, but this kind of profiling also makes law enforcement less (not more) effective.
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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