Chance the Rapper’s grandmother helped him find his way back to God

By Trina Gratton

By his own account, Chance the Rapper had turned into a Xan-zombie when his grandmother marched him in and prayed a prayer that left him wondering if it was a blessing or a curse.

Chance’s popularity was spiking as a young hip hop artist, but grandma was not impressed.

She looked at him intently and said, “I don’t like what’s …

Egypt: Four Christians murdered in 10 Days

By Mark Ellis

Four Coptic Christians were murdered for their faith in separate incidents over a 10-day period this month in Egypt.

On January 3rd in Alexandria, a Salafi Muslim crept up behind a 45-year-old merchant, Youssef Lamaei, and slit his throat, killing him. The murderer attempted to justify his crime by stating that the Christian man owned a shop that sold …

In-N-Out Burger heiress searched for love in the wrong places, finally found the Father’s love


By Mark Ellis

In a few months, a somewhat reclusive, media-shy billionaire burger heiress will gain full control of the growing In-N-Out Burger empire. After her father’s untimely death from a drug overdose in 1999 and multiple marriage disasters in her own life, she’s emerged with a deepened faith in God’s love.

“My dad was really funny,” Lynsi Snyder recounted in an …

Last man on the moon became convinced of God’s existence

By Mark Ellis

Apollo 17 Astronaut Eugene Cernan – the last man to walk on the surface of the moon – left the earth’s gravitational pull once more as his soul jettisoned into eternity. He was 82.

Cernan died Monday in a Houston hospital surrounded by family members as a result of “ongoing health issues,” according to a statement by his family …

Sheikh sent to assassinate pastor gets slammed by the Word and the Spirit, is born again

By Mark Ellis

A Sunni Muslim sheikh, trained in Islamic proselytization, went to a church service in December to kill a Ugandan bishop. Like Saul of Tarsus persecuting the earliest Christians, God had other plans for his life.

In Amuria, about 170 miles northeast of Kampala, Bishop George Edweu of the Pentecostal Upright Church, was preaching December 4th about hearing and understanding …

She blamed God for bad breakup, until she discovered His extravagant love

By Ruby Swanson

It seemed like an ideal relationship to Rachel Ashley because her boyfriend attended church, but after 2-and-a-half rocky years, he dumped her. “He told me he didn’t love me anymore.”

The Filipina American Youtuber with 5.5 million views confesses she lashed out at God for the heart-rending breakup.

“It totally broke me and I ended up blaming God,” she said …

India: Grandmother killed because her son converted to Christianity

By Alexis Lyons

An Indian grandmother was stripped and killed in December in apparent retaliation for her son converting to Christianity.

Samari Kasabi, 55, was brutalized and burned in the village of Dokawaay in Chhattisgarh after an angry mob showed up looking for her adult son and his family.

Police detained the village chief but released him with no charge after two days, …

Veteran missionary to Japan passes to his reward

By Dan Wooding

Kenny Joseph, long-time missionary to Japan, passed away on Thursday, January 12, 2017) in Fullerton, California at the age of 88.

Kenny and his wife Lila, who met in Japan, were two people who answered General Douglas MacArthur’s request for 10,000 missionaries to go to Japan at the end of World War II to help to spiritually rebuild the …

Why should Christians oppose the UN’s anti-Israel resolution?


By Dr. Michael Rydelnik

On December 23, 2016 the United Nations Security Council passed Resolution 2334, condemning all Israel’s settlements, including the Jewish community in the Jewish Quarter of Jerusalem, because, as the UN declares, they have “no legal validity and constitute a flagrant violation under international law and a major obstacle to the achievement of the two-State solution.” Surprisingly, the …

Israeli scientists successfully inject bone grafts created from fat tissue

By Zach Catalano

A bone graft is usually invasive, costly and risky, but now an Israeli biotech firm has invented a lab-grown bone injection that could make the procedure cheaper and more successful.

Bonus Bio Group announced in December that bone tissue cultivated in their labs was successfully injected into the jaws of 11 patients in preliminary studies. Further studies are being …

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