Taxpayers fund sex change operation for convicted killer

By Mark Ellis

Shiloh Heavenly Quine, 57, a convicted murderer serving a life sentence in California, became the first prison inmate in the U.S. to have gender reassignment surgery paid for by state taxpayers.

A large portion of the roughly $100,000 in medical costs and medications connected with the procedure will be reimbursed by federal taxpayers, according to news sources.

Kellyanne Conway credits God for her role in campaign

By Michael Ashcraft

When Donald Trump gets sworn in Jan. 20, he owes a debt of gratitude to Kellyanne Conway, the first woman to run a presidential campaign, who helped turnaround a double-digit polling deficit. She also happens to be a Christian.

“It was all down to her,” Trump said. “Kellyanne has been a trusted adviser and strategist who played a crucial …

Buddhist monks could not heal wife’s paralysis, but Jesus brought a cure – and a zeal for evangelism

By Peter Hone

Dao Sanh remembered that night well, the night when it had truly begun. It was August 1996. His wife, Han, had complained of a sore head and had retired to bed early. He was awoken in the early morning by her moans and violent convulsions. By the time it stopped she was paralyzed down the right side of …

Muslim hit man killed without conscience, but God got his attention when his son’s life was at stake

 

By Peter Hone

The very first time Noor Allem killed a man, he could not believe how it made him feel. The man he killed, a businessman, owed money to a gangster in the city, and he had refused to pay it. In fact, he had insulted the gangster by telling other people that he was a fool to even think …

Missionary legend passes, once gave birthday parties for Buddhist monks

By Caroline Anderson

“I’ll retire when the devil retires.” Gary Harthcock faithfully lived out his famous words on four continents and in multiple avenues of service. Longtime International Mission Board worker and volunteer Gary Harthcock, who died Jan. 5 at age 97 in Thailand, served in six countries with his late wife Evelyn who preceded him in death.

“That quote was taped …

Atheist feminist bartender became a pastor’s wife

By Lonnie Wilkey

 

At the time Tiffany met her future husband Jason, Tiffany was a self-professed “atheist, feminist bartender.”

Tiffany was working her way through the University of Tennessee in Knoxville when she met Jason, then a self-described “lukewarm” Christian who was working at the same restaurant. He asked her out three times before she agreed to date him and it was only …

Muslim woman bedridden for a year, healed by prayer in Jesus name

By Mark Ellis

An American missionary couple working with Ekballo Project answered God’s call to Berlin, Germany, and have been ministering to refugees from the Middle East.

They recently baptized a young man named Nizar who told them a story that demonstrates the power of Jesus name.

Tim Tebow’s gigantic John 3:16 ‘coincidence’…not!

 

By Mark Ellis

He is one of the most outspoken athletes in America about his Christian faith. During his college football career, he frequently wore references to biblical verses on his eye black and his signature stance kneeling and praying on the sidelines became a modern neologism known as ‘Tebowing.’

But even he was shocked by a quirky confluence of time and …

The Japanese and American airmen who chose to forgive after WWII

Two opposing warriors transformed: Mitsuo Fuchida and Jake DeShazer

By Jack Voelkel

On December 7, 1941, 360 Japanese planes were launched from aircraft carriers in range of the Hawaiian Islands. Ace airman, Mitsuo Fuchida, gave the famous attack signal, Tora! Tora! Tora (Tiger! Tiger! Tiger!). They wreaked havoc on the unsuspecting U.S. Pacific Fleet anchored in exquisite Pearl Harbor. By the end of …

She lost her daddy and became suicidal, but a heavenly Father brought rescue

By Michael Ashcraft

Ten-year-old Kirby Minnick’s divorced dad was coming to visit her in America in only four days – but he never made it. Kirby found out after school her dad succumbed to a heart attack in London.

“I remember thinking, ‘I’m never going to see him again. He’s never going to walk me down the aisle. He’s never going to …

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