3 Benefits of Serving in Youth Ministry

I'm not writing this to make you feel guilty for not serving. I'm writing this to those of you who have thought about serving in youth ministry, but have never really given it much thought for any number of reasons

Stay at 17 Inches

Several hands went up when Scolinos asked how many Little League coaches were in the room. “Do you know how wide home plate is in Little League?” After a pause, someone offered, “17 inches,” more question than answer.

Three Proposed California Assembly Bills May Threaten Religious Liberty

Three proposed California assembly bills: AB-1779, AB-2119, and AB-2943 concerning same-sex attraction and gender identity in children and nonminor dependents seek to prohibit any professional therapy that would guide...

Calvary’s Combatants and Easter’s Victory

By Ron Gallagher First, a heartfelt disclaimer—I cannot reflect on the events we commemorate this week of Easter and find comments worthy of any of them. There are times that...

Taking it to the Streets—Curbside Community Center Feeding the Stomachs and Souls of the...

When the Curbside Community Center van rolls into town, communities across the High Desert are served. Whether food, water, shoes, or clothing—Pastor Abel Razo and the more than 40...

Palm Sunday—Where’s the Triumph?

Where’s the Triumph? By Ron Gallagher The episode we’ve come to call “Palm Sunday” will soon be celebrated again by Christianity around the world. All four Gospel writers record the event,...

In the Wake of the Florida School Shooting: What the Church Can Do

By Tom Mercer Another American city recently became famous, but for the wrong reason. You and I have once again been reminded that demons of violence aren’t just occasional visitors. They have...

A Blessed Lent

A Blessed Lent By Martha J. Orlando "When you fast, don't make yourselves look sad like the hypocrites. They put a look of suffering on their faces so that people will...

UK Church Reopens After Six Decades to Reach the Youth

Sixty-five years after being closed, a Bristol church in the UK will reopen to reach young people, reports Premiers.

Bible Miraculously Survives Church Fire in Kyrgyzstan

In an incident which Christians called an "amazing sign," a Bible was left unscathed after militants firebombed a church in Kyrgyzstan, reports Release International.