Category: Christian Life

Supporting the Needs of Orphans, Poor and Needy Children in Faisalabad, Pakistan

Supporting the Needs of Orphans, Poor and Needy Children in Faisalabad, Pakistan

And whatever you do, do it heartily, as the Lord and not to men. Colossians 3:23 We are running Elevation to Heaven ministries in Faisalabad, Pakistan. As you may know, Christians are minority in Pakistan and constitute only about two percent of the total population of Pakistan. Our special focus is on Church planting and ministering to our local communities in Pakistan. […]

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Christianity Isn’t Just Another ‘Lifestyle Choice’

Christianity Isn’t Just Another ‘Lifestyle Choice’

As many believers can attest, Christianity is the ideal program for life. Its moral code empowers the individual and brings order to a society. Its liturgy allows for people of different backgrounds to come together as a real community. Its message of divine charity humbles the proud, lifts the poor, and heals all wounds, while its message of hope enables […]

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Are You Called or Recruited?

Are You Called or Recruited?

He told them, the harvest is plentiful, but the workers are few. Ask the Lord of the harvest, therefore, to send out workers into his harvest field. Luke 10:2. When Jesus made this declaration, there were a few million lost people on the earth. Today (December 2019), there are over 7.6 billion people that are in the harvest field waiting […]

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The Decline of Christianity In the US by Generation, Christian, Unaffiliated, and Other Faiths

Decline of Christianity in the United States

Americans are rapidly self-identifying themselves as religiously unaffiliated, and especially less frequently as Christians, according to a report released by the Pew Research Center. The Pew Research Center compiled the report about Americans’ religious practices using data collected through random-digit-dial (RDD) political polling conducted in 2018 and 2019. “The religious landscape of the United States continues to change at a […]

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What is the National Association of Evangelicals?

What is the National Association of Evangelicals?

 NAE: What is an Evangelical? Founded: 1942 Type: Evangelical organization Headquarters: Washington, D.C., United States Area served: USA Membership: 40 Christian denominations, 45,000 churches Website: nae.net The word evangelical comes from the Greek word euaggelion, which means “gospel” or “good news.” An evangelical is someone who believes the good news that Christ died for our sins and rose again […]

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What is the Church?

What is the Church?

Church is the body of Christ, of which Christ is the head Many people today understand the church as a building. This is not a biblical understanding of the church. The word “church” is a translation of the Greek word ekklesia, which is defined as “an assembly” or “called-out ones.” The root meaning of church is not that of a […]

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A Time For Thanksgiving

A Time For Thanksgiving

Enter into his gates with thanksgiving, and into his courts with praise: be thankful unto him, and bless his name. Psalm 100:4 In every thing give thanks: for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus concerning you. 1 Thessalonians 5:18 As lilies of the valley pour forth perfume, so good hearts pour forth thanksgiving. No mercy is too […]

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Pastor Tony Evans, center, speaks during the Kingdom Legacy Live event on Friday, Nov. 8, 2019, in Dallas. Evans’ children stand behind him. (Image RNS by Adelle M. Banks)

Tony Evans Study Bible and Commentary

The Tony Evans Study Bible includes extensive study notes and other ancillary resources carefully crafted and curated by Dr. Tony Evans as General Editor and adapted from his sermons, teachings, and writings. The companion Commentary includes an introduction to each Bible book followed by passage-by-passage exposition of the entire Bible by Dr. Tony Evans.  Celebrating 50 years of historic […]

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But as for me and my household, we will serve the Lord

Rejecting God is Not an Option

But if serving the Lord seems undesirable to you, then choose for yourselves this day whom you will serve, whether the gods your forefathers served beyond the River, or the gods of the Amorites, in whose land you are living. But as for me and my household, we will serve the Lord.” Jos 24:15. Why will serving the Lord be […]

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Real Christianity: STOP Living the Safe Christian Life

Real Christianity: STOP Living the Safe Christian Life

Real Christianity – STOP Living the Safe Christian Life by Troy Black Have you ever attempted to protect God from embarrassment? I know I have. I believe many Christians (myself included at times) have grown comfortable with justifying our unbelief. Well, I don’t want to live that way any longer. I believe God is saying it’s time to throw off […]

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