“The diagnosis alone for pancreatic cancer was devastating. I just felt there was no hope. I really felt there was no hope at that point.” In 2013 Beverly Dunn’s husband, Tony was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer. Beverly is a nurse and knew the odds of long-term survival were slim. She says, “Usually when pancreatic cancer is found, it's found way too late. I didn't really see an outcome for it other than death from this earth.”
The heavy rain pelted heavily against my quickly dampening coat as I stared down at the disaster zone from a highway overpass. Just an hour earlier, the devastated and ravaged…
Evangelist, author, and actress Priscilla Shirer is urging women to avoid seeking their value through their social media profiles and turn to Jesus instead. "It's so easy for us as humans to attach our significance and value into things that can so easily fade and are temporal, whether that's a job and upward mobility career-wise, or a certain demographic or group of people," Shirer told The Christian Post. "When those things fade or no longer appreciate, applaud, celebrate, or include us, we can be decimated because we've attached our significance to those things. So, it's about re-centering our priority and rooting it in who we are in Christ in the same way."
Actor Nicole Kidman admitted during a recent interview with Vanity Fair that her friends often “tease” her for believing in God and choosing to raise her children in church . The Oscar-winning celebrity, married to country singer Keith Urban, told the magazine faith has played a pivotal role in her life, but said she has “a lot” of friends who poke fun at her religious convictions. She revealed she and Urban often take their kids — 10-year-old Sunday Rose and 8-year-old Faith Margaret — to church.
Jesus Christ said he came to give you abundant life and rest. Isn’t that what you yearn for – a meaningful, peaceful life – a fulfilled life? Christ offers it. So, why don’t you have it?The Apostle Paul, speaking to Roman Christians, proposes an argument about why unrighteous people, people disapproved of by God, are not living the life Christ promised. Paul’s lecture, found in Romans 1:18-22, can be summed up as follows: Their Attitudes and Actions: They claim to be wise but are foolish because they exchange the truth about God for a lie. They don’t acknowledge God; they do not honor God as God or give Him thanks. They exchange God’s glory for images resembling human beings and animals; they worship and serve the creature rather than the Creator.
Jesus said, “Suppose you went to a friend’s house at midnight, wanting to borrow three loaves of bread. You say to him, ‘A friend of mine has just arrived for a visit, and I have nothing for him to eat.’ And suppose he calls out from his bedroom, ‘Don’t bother me. The door is locked for the night, and my family and I are all in bed. I can’t help you.’ But I tell you this: though he won’t do it for friendship’s sake, if you keep knocking long enough, he will get up and give you whatever you need because of your shameless persistence. So I tell you, keep on asking, and you will receive what you ask for. Keep on seeking, and you will find. Keep on knocking, and the door will be opened to you" (Luke 11:5-9, NLT).