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Ken Ham Raises Money to Start Construction on Full-Size Ark Encounter
During Thursday night's live Web stream hosted by the president/CEO of Answers in Genesis (AiG), Ken Ham, AiG announced that enough money has been raised for the Ark Encounter bond offering to allow the release of the funds to start construction of the ark project in Williamstown, Ky.
Divine Appointments Spark Jesus Discussions in Muslim Lands
At an early age, Kassef* was saved from a life-threatening condition by doctors in a Christian hospital. As he grew up, his mother would remind him that Christians had saved him from certain death. His religion, however, taught him that the Christians had departed from truth. Yet this caused conflict within him, since he knew that his only experience with them had literally saved him.
Amid Criticism for Retelling Bible, Christian Leaders Endorse 'Noah'
The National Religious Broadcasters (NRB) and Paramount Pictures jointly announced Thursday the decision to add an explanatory message to future marketing materials for the upcoming film Noah from acclaimed filmmaker Darren Aronofsky.
Young Woman Sings Deeply Soul-Stirring Rendition of 'Lord, I Need You'
Over the past year, "Lord, I Need You" by Matt Maher has joined the regular song rotation in churches all across America. It's a simple, but powerful assertion of our child-like need for a Father.
Christian, Atheist Display Complicated Friendship in New Documentary
A new documentary film titled My Week in Atheism is about a friendship caught between the two opposing worldviews of atheism and Christianity.
NRB 2014: Thousands of Christian Media Professionals Expected at Annual National Religious Broadcasters Conference
Thousands of Christian media and ministry professionals are expected to attend the National Religious Broadcasters' International Christian Media Convention held at the Gaylord Opryland Resort and Convention Center in Nashville, Tenn., beginning Saturday.
Report: Vatican Presses for Control of Mount Zion
Israel could be entering the final stages of negotiations to turn over control of Mount Zion to the Vatican, if recent reports by Israel National News are to be believed.
8 Women Christian Men Should Never Marry
Have you prayerfully considered these characteristics when choosing a potential marriage partner? (iStock)
Blind, Autistic Boy Sings 'Open the Eyes of My Lord' in Stunning Moment of Worship
Christopher Duffley's YouTube channel describes him as a "12 year old musician/singer who happens to be blind and autistic." This tells me that his disabilities don't define him, but they do add a certain gravity to his story.
Death Threats Target Christian Rapper Who Opposed Macklemore's 'Same Love'
The criticism of Christian rapper Bizzle has continued following the release of a YouTube video, "Same Love (A Response)," in which he opposes Macklemore and Ryan Lewis' gay-affirming song "Same Love."
The Strangest Scripture in the New Testament
OPINION: As a Jewish person, I can tell you that the word baptism conjures up horrible images for my people. From the early years of Catholicism, Jews were forced to be baptized as Christians. Sometimes it was under the threat of death. Other times the consequences of not being baptized was "merely" being thrown out of your home and country.
Prophetic Sign for Israel? Hagee Explains Blood Moons
The Book of Genesis says God uses the sun, moon, and stars for signs and seasons. Examples can be found throughout the Bible.
Atheist Who Auctioned Chance to Visit Church Attends Worship Service Years After Renouncing Faith
The leader of a South Carolina atheist organization attended a United Methodist Church service last weekend after launching an eBay auction to visit the church of the highest bidder.
Refusing Moral Hypocrisy, Parents Refuse to Abort Baby With 2 Faces
The parents were admittedly shocked when an ultrasound revealed their twin baby girls were actually one baby with two faces and two brains. Nevertheless, they chose life.
How to Guard the Treasure of Your Relationship With God
The most precious thing in Jesus' earthly life was His union with His heavenly Father: "I and my father are one [one in essence or nature; also at one, or unified]" (John 10:30). It was everything to Him.
Little Boy Sick of Snow Shouts Up Prayer to Jesus (VIDEO)
If you've ever prayed with a child, you've probably seen how we have something to learn from them. They approach the Throne with a simplicity and directness that adults seem to forget with their intermittent oh, Lord's and we ask You's.
Experts: Jews, Not Palestinians, Have Been Here for Millennia
At the Munich Security Conference last week, chief Palestinian Authority negotiator Saeb Erekat told attendees that his government simply can not recognize Israel as the "Jewish state" because the Palestinians have been in the region longer than the Jews.
Hobby Lobby Attorneys Ask for Prayer in Buildup to Obamacare Supreme Court Hearing
The Alliance Defending Freedom (ADF) has asked for prayer on behalf of Hobby Lobby and Conestoga Wood Specialties, two of the plaintiffs in the upcoming Supreme Court challenge to the Affordable Care Act—also known as Obamacare.
Elevation Church Donates $300,000 to Fight Homelessness in Charlotte; 'I Can't Thank You Enough,' Says Mayor
Elevation Church, the Charlotte, N.C. multi-site worship community led by pastor Steven Furtick, recently donated $300,000 towards a $20-million city fund to fight homelessness.
Storm Rages Over Status of Israeli Christians
The Knesset's Labor, Welfare and Health Committee held a very stormy debate on Wednesday over the proposed recognition of local Christians as a minority separate from the rest of the Arab population.
'Duck Dynasty' Clan to Release 5-Week Church Curriculum Based on Parables of Jesus
A new book and DVD set released by the Robertson family, stars of the A&E reality show "Duck Dynasty," is reportedly meant to be used as a Jesus-centered teaching curriculum in churches nationwide.
Bill Nye, Ken Ham Discuss Humans and Dinosaurs With Piers Morgan; Reactions to Creationist Debate
Young earth creationist Ken Ham and Bill Nye "The Science Guy" continued their debate on creationism and evolution on CNN's Piers Morgan, tackling the question of whether humans co-existed with dinosaurs.
Steve Hill: The Problem With Tumbleweed Believers
Last week, hundreds of thousands of tumbleweeds blew into Clovis, N.M., but didn't blow back out. This small town was buried under an avalanche of tumbleweeds. Residents had to call 911 for help getting out of their homes. The problem was so big, the National Guard was called in to help battle the tumbleweed invasion.
'Left Behind' Authors Jerry B. Jenkins and Tim LaHaye Give 2014 Movie Remake Starring Nicolas Cage 'Two Thumbs Up'
Jerry B. Jenkins and Tim LaHaye, authors of the mega-hit Left Behind book series, recently got a sneak peek of the upcoming movie remake of the same name starring Hollywood A-lister Nicolas Cage.
Israel to Accept, Palestinians Reject Kerry Peace Plan
Regional media reports over the weekend indicated that Israel is set to accept US Secretary of State John Kerry's framework proposal for reaching a final status peace agreement, while the Palestinians are looking to stall or outright reject the plan.
Interview: Greg Laurie on Praying for America, Sharing the Gospel and the Church Under Siege
In an interview with The Christian Post on Wednesday, Laurie spoke about why he has a renewed fervor for sharing the Gospel, how Christians can engage nonbelievers and talk to them about Jesus Christ, and why he believes Christians must focus more on prayer and preaching instead of boycotting and complaining.
Petition to Ban Controversial Christian Parenting Book From Amazon Nears 100,000 Signatures
A petition to ask Amazon to stop selling a Christian parenting book has closed in on nearly 100,000 signatures.
As of press time, a Change.org petition asking the Internet giant to remove Michael and Debi Pearl's To Train Up a Child had 98,900 signatories.
Israel Honors Foreign and Local Christians
The Israeli Knesset's Christian Allies Caucus and the World Jewish Congress on Wednesday jointly hosted the eighth annual Night to Honor Israel's Christian Allies.
Academy Awards Rescinds Christian Film's 'Best Original Song' Oscar Nomination
An Oscar nomination for a relatively unknown Christian film was rescinded on Wednesday on accusations that its composer used his leadership position in the Academy to improperly influence members to select the film.
Head of Al-Qaeda Calls for Muslims to Stop Persecuting Christians, Dismantle Egyptian Government Instead
Al-Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahri has ordered Egyptian Muslims to stop persecuting their fellow Middle Eastern Christians and instead focus their energy on confronting the military-backed government.
Are Christians to blame for a Godless entertainment industry?
OPINION: A Christian music analyst contends that when Christians gave up their position in the secular music industry decades ago, they effectively isolated themselves and created their own "ghetto." Therefore, he reasons believers shouldn't be surprised at what happened during the Grammy Awards this week.
Creationist Ken Ham Slams Christian Evolutionists for Compromising God's Word
Creation Museum CEO and President Ken Ham recently criticized a Christian academic who believes in theistic evolution—the belief that evolution and millions of years can be mixed with Scripture.
The Non-Christians' Favorite Bible Verse
The recent Phil Robertson Duck Dynasty controversy brought it up again. Bill O'Reilly quoted it on Fox News; Don Lemon quoted it on CNN. The favorite verse of the Bible referenced in the public sphere is Matthew 7:1, "Judge not, lest you be judged." The Bible's most misinterpreted, misused and misunderstood scripture verse is once again in the forefront of our public discourse.
Anti-Israel Terror Up Significantly in 2013
The number of terrorist attacks targeting Jews in Judea and Samaria increased significantly in 2013 over the previous year. That according to a report published this week by Israel's domestic security agency, the Shin Bet.