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MEETING THE THREAT OF THE CORONAVIRUS

Meeting the Threat of the Coronavirus

Matt Bennett, Founder and CEO of Christian Union, wrote this article as the first of 40 daily devotionals produced by Day and Night to accompany its call to 40 days of prayer and fasting for America.     “When I shut up the heavens so that there is no rain, or command the locust to devour…

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A MESSAGE OF HOPE FROM A CHINESE CHRISTIAN TO AMERICA

A Message of Hope from a Chinese Christian to America

Not meeting in my local church building for Sunday worship because of the coronavirus reminded me of my church experience in China before becoming a naturalized U.S. citizen. Our gatherings were forced to scatter; our meeting places were bulldozed; believers were threatened and arrested. Christians in China are still persecuted for their faith, resulting in a lot of unknowns for tomorrow among God’s people. Nonetheless…

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VIRAL LOVE IN TIMES OF CRISIS

Viral Love in Times of Crisis

The story of pandemics is as old as human history. In fact, the rise of Christianity probably would not have happened without them. A close look at the records from Roman cities of the era reveals that the Christian response to epidemics is a large part of the reason why faith triumphed over unbelief….

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RECEIVE

Today’s guest blogger is Sarah Monson.   “Now as they went on their way, Jesus entered a village. And a woman named Martha welcomed him into her house. And she had a sister called Mary, who sat at the Lord’s feet and listened to his teaching. But Martha was distracted with much serving.”   The…

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ARE YOU SLEEPING?

Are You Sleeping

There are few things more tragic than a sleeping church in a time of great need. In Luke 9:32, as Jesus prayed on the mountain, His appearance was radically transfigured. Yet, Peter, James and John almost missed it, simply because they were “overcome with sleep”….

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SHOULD POLITICS MATTER TO CHRISTIANS?

Leadership matters to God! In the Bible, when God wanted to speak to a nation, to direct its course, to call it to repentance, or even to announce judgment upon it, who did He talk to?  Who did He send the prophets to confront? That’s right — the kings. The leaders. And the way the leaders went, the people mostly followed, at least for a generation.

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WHAT GOD TAUGHT ME AT A TRUMP RALLY

What God Taught Me at a Trump Rally

Linda Zebell, wife of Forerunners’ staff Timothy Zebell is today’s guest blogger, having written this in collaboration with her husband.   Adrenaline flooded my body as I stood in line with my family. I was moments away from participating in a once-in-a-lifetime experience. All that stood between me and my destination was a metal detector…

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PROVISION DURING DIFFICULTY

Recently I listened to financial expert, Gregg Healey,call people out of Babylon. That is, he challenged his listeners to reject an economic system that God has promised to judge with astonishing severity (Rev. 18:1–24). Upon the conclusion of his message, I found myself asking, “what is God calling me to do?” The following briefly summarizes…

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COME OUT OF BABYLON

Come Out of Babylon

Gregg Healey, the founder of New Breed is today’s guest blogger. Welcome Gregg!   According to Scripture, there is a time for believers to come out of Babylon: “Come out of her, my people, lest you share in her sins, and lest you receive of her plagues… she will be utterly burned with fire, for strong…

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