What Churches Can Learn From the United Airlines Debacle

United Airlines has lost $1.4 billion, been the subject of countless memes and outrage on the social media after a video of a forcible removal of 69-year-old David Dao went viral. United CEO Oscar Munoz initially applauded his staff's handling of the 'belligerent' passenger and then reversed his position to an apology to the passenger…Read more What Churches Can Learn From the United Airlines Debacle

These 3 Dangerous Fears Rob Your Future

“Fear not,” is the first thing that God speaks in the Bible when He is about to do something new. The phrase is used 80 times and the first time 'fear not' appeared is in this scripture: “After these things the word of the LORD came unto Abram in a vision, saying , Fear not,…Read more These 3 Dangerous Fears Rob Your Future

Stop Yelling And Start Listening

by Ben Woodward The election here in the U.S. is finally over. At least we thought it was. Half the country was disappointed and the other half rejoiced. Democracy happened. But then began the protests. And the riots. And the walkouts. And all of a sudden we began to wonder – what the heck is…Read more Stop Yelling And Start Listening

Why Calling a Political Party ‘Demonic’ Isn’t Going to Help You Win the World

I recently shared a post on my Facebook timeline applauding a certain political candidate’s great speech and how she may persuade me to change my vote. That post generated a Facebook fight between friends. The posts became so vitriolic that I had to delete the thread of comments. Another friend, “Susan” posted about how we…Read more Why Calling a Political Party ‘Demonic’ Isn’t Going to Help You Win the World

When God Calls You Through a Prophet

"You there...young lady on the back row, stand up!" The white-haired prophet from Florida commanded me. I looked around but my friends on both sides poked me. Reluctantly I stood up. I didn't know what a prophet was or a prophecy. Everyone seemed excited about this prophet but I was terrified. I was a brand-new…Read more When God Calls You Through a Prophet

How One Woman’s Prayer Changed Nations

                          "Do not despise these small beginnings...." Zechariah 4:10 A young pastor's wife in a little college town in Mississippi fasted and prayed that God would send leaders to their church. On the fifth day of fasting, Rice Broocks walked in the door.…Read more How One Woman’s Prayer Changed Nations