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South Carolina, the Flooding Is a Sign of Things to Come

South Carolina, the Flooding Is a Sign of Things to Come

Greg Rodermond (r) and Mandy Barnhill, use a canoe to evacuate Mandy's home on Long Avenue in Conway, South Carolina on October 5, 2015. Torrential rainfall that South Carolina's governor called a once-in-a-millennium downpour triggered flooding there, causing at least eight deaths in the Carolinas. (Randall Hill/Reuters)   After almost weeks of rain and historical flooding, the sun is shining […]

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Encouragement for Those in Painful Processes

Encouragement for Those in Painful Processes

Be of good cheer. Those painful processes you are going through are about to make you stronger. (Reuter) I felt the Lord saying that there are encounters with His power that are going to happen in the midst of your "process" right now as you stay positioned. I saw encounters with the power of God for many across the body […]

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Surrendering Your Senses to the Holy Spirit

Surrendering Your Senses to the Holy Spirit

James W. Goll  | Are you ready to surrender your senses to the Holy Spirit? (iStock photo)           As light and darkness continue to polarize and grow into maturity in the world around us, it is imperative that we learn to discern the spiritual source of the inputs to which we are daily being exposed. This […]

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In Light of Grace, Does Obedience Matter (Chritian-wallpaper)?

In Light of Grace, Does Obedience Matter?

Does the grace of the cross give us a license to disobey God's Word? (Christian-wallpaper.com) Does the doctrine of grace nullify the law? Does God still expect us to at least attempt to obey His Word? The way some people preach grace today makes it seem as if obedience no longer mattered. Maybe it doesn't matter to some preachers, but […]

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Can Christians Redeem Pagan Holidays Such as Halloween?

Can Christians Redeem Pagan Holidays Such as Halloween?

We don't celebrate Halloween per se; we remember Jesus' victory on the cross and how He overcame evil. Many churches offer Fall Festivals and celebrations for this very reason—to redeem the theme of Halloween.  (theofficefurnitureblog.blogspot.com) Author's Note: There is always an attempt to de-emphasize the true, spiritual significance of Christian holidays and place emphasis on Santa, toys, bunnies, baskets and […]

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When Christians Are Targeted for Death

When Christians Are Targeted for Death

"On this rock I will build My church, and the gates of Hades shall not prevail against it" (Matt. 16:18). "And that rock was Christ" (1 Cor. 10:4). Christians have been targeted for death in a school in Oregon. On a beach in Libya. In the villages of northern Syria. In a hospital in Afghanistan. In the bush of Nigeria and the […]

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Why Gospel for Asia Got Kicked Out of the Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability

Why Gospel for Asia Got Kicked Out of the Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability

Gospel for Asia founder K.P. Yohannan in 2005. Donna McWilliam / Associated Press Leaders from Gospel for Asia (GFA), one of the largest missions agencies in the United States, says they may have been “unintentionally negligent” in their financial and management practices. But they deny any wrongdoing after being ousted by the Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability (ECFA). In a […]

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Postdoctoral Research Fellowships in Biology  (PRFB)

Postdoctoral Research Fellowships in Biology (PRFB)

Image courtesy of NSF CONTACTS Please go the the NSF website for important  original information for proposals Name Email Phone Room Carter  Kimsey bio-dbi-prfb@nsf.gov (703) 292-8470    Michael  J. Vanni bio_dbi_prfb@nsf.gov (703) 292-8470    Diane Jofuku  Okamuro dbipgr@nsf.gov (703) 292-4400    Anne  W. Sylvester dbipgr@nsf.gov (703) 292-4400    Scott  A. Jackson dbipgr@nsf.gov (703) 292-4400    Directorate for Biological Sciences   […]

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The Urgent Crisis of the Young American Male

The Urgent Crisis of the Young American Male

Why are so many disturbed young men in the United States carrying out massacres? (iStock photo)           Just one day before a crazed young gunman killed nine people in Oregon last week, police arrested four males who planned to go on a bloody rampage at their high school in central California. Fortunately those four juveniles are […]

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The Christian Case for Not Giving Up on the World's Most Fragile State

The Christian Case for Not Giving Up on the World’s Most Fragile State

COURTESY OF WORLD VISION / JOHN WARREN   Jeremy Weber in Juba, South Sudan/ October 5, 2015 Why World Vision and local Christian leaders remain hopeful about South Sudan. South Sudan is the kind of place where a sermon anecdote about gunfire draws hearty laughter. The sound of a firearm is such an everyday occurrence that South Sudanese only question […]

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