FAITH IS NOT BLIND!

BY: FRANK TUNSTALL Some critics’ claim Christians believe on blind faith, defined as belief that is not based in historical facts. The God Delusion is a book by Richard Dawkins in which Dawkins says faith opposes reason. He also asserts faith is actually a “delusion.” [A delusion, to Dawkins, is “persistent false belief held in the […]

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BEING A SMALL CHURCH PASTOR ISN’T A PENALTY, IT’S A SPECIALTY

 https://www.christianitytoday.com/karl-vaters/2017/october/small-church-pastor-penalty-specialty.html?paging=off BY: KARL VATERS For years I bucked against the idea that I am a small church pastor. Instead of seeing it as my calling, my heart and my passion, I treated it like it was my penalty for not having the skills to be a big church pastor. So I consumed every church growth […]

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HOW WE GOT OUR BIBLE: CHRISTIAN HISTORY TIMELINE

 http://www.christianitytoday.com/history/issues/issue-43/how-we-got-our-bible-christian-history-timeline.html Have you ever wondered how the Bible has developed through the centuries, so that we today have the Bible in English? Dr. Phillip Comfort does a good job tracing the development of the Bible in this chronology, up to the publication of the King James Bible in 1611. One of the major points of contention that […]

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JOHN HUS, BURNED AT THE STAKE

By: Frank Tunstall Richard II of England married Anne of Bohemia [modern Czechcloslavokia] in 1382, and the marriage opened the door for Bohemian students to study in Oxford in England. These students took the teaching of John Wycliffe back to Prague, where Wycliffe’s writing greatly influenced John Hus, the rector (lead priest) of the University […]

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A THUNDERSTORM HELPED LAUNCH THE REFORMATION

A series on the 500th anniversary of the Protestant Reformation Martin Luther was the son of German parents, Hans and Margareta Luder (Luther).  He was born at Eisleben in Saxony, on November 10, 1483 [D. 1546]. Luther’s grandparents had peasant roots, and His dad worked hard to elevate the family status. Luther’s father was a […]

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OVER A MILLION POLES GATHER TO PRAY FOR THEIR COUNTRY; MAINSTREAM MEDIA CALLS IT ISLAMOPHOBIC

constitution.com/million-poles-gather-pray-country-mainstream-media-calls-islamophobic/ By Onan Coca  October 11, 2017 Almost 90% of the people in Poland identify as some denomination of “Christian” with about 87% of the population claiming to be Roman Catholic. So when more than 1 million Polish citizens gathered at the nation’s borders to pray for the future of their country, they were mostly praying as […]

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IRS TAXES PASTOR FOR SALARY HE NEVER RECEIVED

www.utm_source=internal&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=blog&utm_content=irs_taxes_pastor_for_salary_he_never_received_2017_10_05 By: Raul Rivera This time of year we get an abundance of phone calls from pastors who have still not filed taxes or from those who feel they have prepared them incorrectly. Although ministry often requires pastors to “bring things to light,” I am amazed at how many pastors each year leave their taxes […]

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THE VISION TO PLANT 50 NEW CHURCHES IN WAR-TORN UKRAINE

Bob Cave serves as IPHC’s Continental Director for Europe. He sent me this letter after reading the story printed in Cutting Edge last week about 200,000 people who gathered in Ukraine to celebrate Jesus and the 500th year anniversary of the Protestant Reformation. I know Bob Cave personally and highly recommend his ministry to you. Bob […]

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200,000 TAKE TO THE STREETS OF UKRAINE TO PRAISE JESUS AND CELEBRATE THE PROTESTANT REFORMATION

By: Onan Coca  September 22, 2017 In an amazing display of solidarity with their history, more than 200,000 Ukrainians poured out on to the streets of Kiev to sing songs and to praise Jesus as they celebrated the 500th anniversary of the Protestant Reformation. (Something we will do here in the USA on October 31st.) Sergey Rakhuba […]

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