I. This Sunday in Church: 6th Sunday After Pentecost
Bible Readings for This Sunday (July
Sermons for This Sunday (July
3. Malankara World Journals with the Theme: The Miracle of Feeding 5000/Multitudes
II. Special: Christian Persecution in The Middle East
Christians Are The World’s Most Persecuted Religious Group According To Studies
Approximately 90,000 Christians were killed for their faith in 2016
worldwide, making them the most persecuted religious group in the world.
That number amounts to one Christian killed every six minutes...
Condition of Our Churches and People in Iraq
I want to tell you a story of two twins who were refugees from Northern
Iraq, in the Kurdistan region that were expelled from Nineveh on Aug 10,
It's Unclear Whether Christians Will Return to Liberated Mosul
On Sunday July 9, the Iraqi army regained control of almost the entire city of
Mosul, which has been an ISIS stronghold for over three years. ...
The Middle East: No Peace, No Future
The gravity of the events that are taking place in the world in general and
in the Middle East in particular, is beyond all which we have seen or heard
of in the past. History is not even equipped with the appropriate
terminology to accurately describe what we are witnessing. ...
A 'Marshall Plan' for Iraq: Rebuilding Christian Villages on the Nineveh Plains
"Hope is coming back to the Nineveh plains!" That is the verdict of the
Middle East expert of Aid to the Church in Need (ACN)...
Understanding the Christian Crisis in the Middle East
We need to understand what is happening, for not only do the Christians of the
Middle East need all the help they can get, but Mesopotamia, long known as the
cradle of civilization, is merely ground zero in the increasingly global battle
for civilization. ...
Noose is Tightening Around Christian Minority in Turkey
At the beginning of the last century, Turkey itself was home to the largest
Christian population in the Middle East: 20% of the population. Now, there are
only 80,000 Christians (of all denominations). ...
III. Featured: Christian Suffering, Adversity
What We Can Learn About Suffering in the Story of Joseph, The Patriarch
The story of Patriarch Joseph is rich with lessons about family struggles,
envy, jealousy, pride, mercy, and forgiveness. But it also has a lot to say
about suffering and the way that God can use it to bring blessings. ...
Stephen: Godliness in Suffering
Because Stephen was so consistently Spirit-filled, it was natural for him to
react in a godly way to persecution and death. ...
Five Biblical Ways to Turn Adversity into Advantage
I've seen five key attributes in the lives of many for whom hard times or
tragedy became not an anchor holding them back but a springboard launching
them farther and higher than ever. ...
Five Steps to Overcome Tragedy
We have that open invitation to face the tragedy, acknowledge the pain, but
also to embrace the power of God's healing. ...
How to Trust God through Crushing Disappointment
What do you do when your plans fail and you are left to deal with the hurt?
You need to find someone to share it with. I immediately called the church and
asked for prayer. What then? ...
When a Cure is Not Possible
6 Truths to Discover Hope and Purpose When Battling an Incurable Disease ...
IV. General Weekly Features
Family Special: 12 Promises Every Parent Should Ask God to Fulfill
God doesn't guarantee he will automatically save our children, but gives us many
promises to inspire us to pray and believe him to answer. ...
Family Special: Five Truths to Remember When Evil Seems to Be Winning
What do you do when life doesn't make sense? Do you give in to the notion
that there must not be a God or if there is, he is uncaring and calloused?
Inspirational: Morning Song in Elementary School
I felt the uplifting and the defeating self-talk fighting each other, going
through the same scenario every morning. Do it, do not do it, you can, you
cannot and so forth. ...
3-Step System to Learn a New Skill Fast
We learn a lot by emulating. Every human culture has some form of play.
Kicking a ball or chasing each other in games of tag are all skills that
centuries ago taught us hunting skills. ..
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