Heartbreak and Glory in El Salvador

Last month, I went on a mission trip to El Salvador. I went with Chi Alpha, the campus ministry that I am part of at the University of North Texas,

Graceful Siege Ramps

Graceful Siege Ramps. What an oxymoron. Grace, a term associated with God. Siege, a word used in battle. Ramps, a tool for those with...

A Papal Allegation with Hellish Implications

Last week, several news sources, including The Guardian, reported a shocking comment allegedly made by Pope Francis. The Vatican quickly shifted into full-blown crisis management and scrambled to contain the fallout and take counteractive measures (see article in the National Catholic Reporter).

3 Benefits of Serving in Youth Ministry

I'm not writing this to make you feel guilty for not serving. I'm writing this to those of you who have thought about serving in youth ministry, but have never really given it much thought for any number of reasons

Stay at 17 Inches

Several hands went up when Scolinos asked how many Little League coaches were in the room. “Do you know how wide home plate is in Little League?” After a pause, someone offered, “17 inches,” more question than answer.

Wellspring Living Praises Sex Trafficking Survivors

Wellspring Living presents the 13th annual Golf Classic, the Field Feast Supper, and the 2018 Gala, three events created to spread awareness of sex trafficking for girls and women of Atlanta.

Melting Pot Missionary

For some reason, our notion of a missionary is someone sent to far off lands to live in huts among primitive people who speak some strange gibberish.

Curbside Community Center Feeding Stomachs and Souls in High Desert of CA

When the Curbside Community Center van rolls into town, communities across the High Desert are served. Whether food, water, shoes, or clothing—Pastor Abel Razo and the more than 40 Curbside volunteers are fulfilling basic as well as spiritual needs.

A Blessed Lent

A Blessed Lent By Martha J. Orlando "When you fast, don't make yourselves look sad like the hypocrites. They put a look of suffering on their...

UK Church Reopens After Six Decades to Reach the Youth

Sixty-five years after being closed, a Bristol church in the UK will reopen to reach young people, reports Premiers.

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Comedian John Crist shares surprising details of his childhood and career

Crist joined the comedy circuit nine years ago, rooting himself in the world of Christian comedy where his niche-specific jokes.

Father’s Day Brings Back Memories of My Dad

“My father used to play with my brother and me in the yard. Mother would come out and say ‘you’re tearing up the grass.’”

U.S. Releases International Religious Freedom Report

The U.S. Department of State recently released its annual report on International Religious Freedom.