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Polygamist’s 28th son wanted to kill his father, but Jesus changed his heart

By Grace Thornton -- Brian Mackert was the 28th child of a polygamist father with four wives and 31 children. Family tumult in the Fundamentalist Church...

The blessing Rick Warren received at his father’s passing

By Mark Ellis -- Rick Warren’s father, Jimmy, was a Baptist minister, church planter and missionary for more than 50 years. He mostly led smaller,...

Prayers requested for ministry leader with serious head injury after fall from ladder

By Mark Ellis -- Melinda Penner, the co-founder of Stand to Reason with Greg Koukl, suffered a serious head injury after falling from a ladder...

Egypt: Woman recounts horrifying tale of female genital mutilation at age 13, ordered by her grandfather

By Mark Ellis -- She was a young girl beginning puberty, playing with friends, when she was grabbed and taken to an office where she...

He offered forgiveness to men in enemy tribe who killed his son

By Mark Ellis -- He watched his three-year-old son die following a robbery that went awry. Later, he unexpectedly encountered the men responsible for the...

Hindu hated Christians, but Jesus touched his heart after his mother’s untimely death

By Mark Ellis --  He came from a Hindu background and was involved in idol worship and practiced all the Hindu rituals. His animosity toward...

Nigeria: British missionary shot dead after singing Amazing Grace

By Mark Ellis -- A British medical missionary kidnapped in Nigeria was shot dead after trying to encourage his fellow hostages by playing "Amazing Grace"...

Head of Russian Orthodox Church predicts end of the world is near

By Mark Ellis -- Patriarch Cyril, the head of the Russian Orthodox Church, warned that the end of the world is approaching and urged society...

The Father’s blessing and the baptism of Jesus

By Mark Ellis --  John the Baptist, a cousin of Jesus, was prophesied to be the forerunner of the Messiah, preparing the way for Him...

Mom from U.S. raped by Taliban in captivity; unborn baby killed

By Mark Ellis -- An American mother held by the Taliban for five years says she was beaten, raped, and had her unborn baby murdered,...

When he met Charles Manson, he thought he saw Jesus, then he found the real Savior

By Michael Ashcraft --  Dennis Rice had just stolen 160 guns to bust Charles Manson out of jail when the police pulled up. He and...

Hindu man disowns, discards wife & 4 children after they follow Jesus

By Mark Ellis -- A Hindu man kicked his wife and four children out of the house after they refused to renounce their Christian faith. The...

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