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  • No Time for Political Complacency Anymore

    No Time for Political Complacency Anymore

    Have you ever experienced a life-changing moment? One when you knew you would never look at the world the same? Or maybe it was a moment of insight that would forever eliminate your learned automatic responses? For me, that moment came while visiting Kenya in 2007. After I began a new job with the U.S.

  • Yael Eckstein: ‘Jewish-Christian relations are mainstream nowadays thanks to the effort and sacrifice of people like my father’

    Yael Eckstein: ‘Jewish-Christian relations are mainstream nowadays thanks to the effort and sacrifice of people like my father’

    How did an Orthodox Jewish family create a $200 million-a-year humanitarian relief organization, primarily funded by Christians, to bless Israel’s poor and victims of terror? Yael Eckstein, the president and CEO of the International Fellowship of Christians and Jews (IFCJ) stated that her father recognized the importance and benefits of building strong relations between Christians

  • Morning Rundown: Joel Osteen Post Sparks Social Media Meltdown

    Morning Rundown: Joel Osteen Post Sparks Social Media Meltdown

    Here’s a quick rundown of the top stories on mycharisma.com: Joel Osteen Post Sparks Social Media Meltdown The megachurch televangelist has sparked some controversy on social media. The pastor posted on X, “It’s the simple things in life that bring us the most joy. You may not have a lot of resources, but if you

  • Christians Arrested During Worship Service Preparations

    Christians Arrested During Worship Service Preparations

    The social hammer continues to fall on Christians throughout the continent of Asia, as a group of six Christians, including their pastor, were arrested as they prayed prior to a worship service the following day. According to Sirikoon Prasertsee, director of Human Rights Watcher for Lao Religious Freedom (HRWLRF): “The arrests took place on Saturday

  • Why Christians Don’t Tell People About Jesus

    Why Christians Don’t Tell People About Jesus

    The great white throne judgment is where those who don’t know God will be judged and cast into the lake of fire. Knowing that should terrify all of us and motivate us to be more persuasive with men yet most people give no thought to telling people about Jesus. Are we worried we will offend

  • How Do We Engage the Culture If We’re Speeding to the End of Time?

    How Do We Engage the Culture If We’re Speeding to the End of Time?

    For decades, Pentecostals have been too passive when it comes to what is happening in the culture. During World War I, they were actually pacifists. That has gradually changed, and the culture long ago rejected the “holiness” legalism that characterized the movement. Now, on many issues like how we dress or what entertainment we consume,

  • Iran Imprisons Christian Converts, Violates International Human Rights

    Iran Imprisons Christian Converts, Violates International Human Rights

    Five additional Muslim-background believers in Jesus were imprisoned in Iran, according to an international report last Friday. One Christian convert, Hamid Afzali, was handed down a 10-year jail sentence from the regime, while three others – Nasrollah Mousavi, Bijan Gholizadeh and Iman Salehi – were given five years and Zohrab Shahbazi nine months, totaling 25

  • Avoiding Sexual Sins and Scandals

    Avoiding Sexual Sins and Scandals

    Be sure to read Gary Curtis’ companion article, “Are Sexual Sins Worse Than Others?” at this link. In his first epistle to the Corinthian Christians, Paul enumerated sinful categories that would preclude wrongdoers from participating in the future kingdom of God. “Don’t you realize that those who do wrong will not inherit the Kingdom of

  • Christians, It’s Time to Stop the Obsession with Demons

    Christians, It’s Time to Stop the Obsession with Demons

    There’s no power greater than the power of the Holy Spirit. Yet, so many Christians have found themselves completely eaten away by fears about the demonic. Alexander Pagani says this obsession with the demonic is leading Christians into a fearful and fruitless life. Get your FREE CHARISMA NEWSLETTERS today! Stay up to date with current

  • Dinosaurs and Faith: What Christians Need to Know

    Dinosaurs and Faith: What Christians Need to Know

    For years, people have wondered what exactly happened to the dinosaurs. On top of that, some debate the probability of the existence of dinosaurs altogether. Yet, what if there’s a possible, biblical explanation as to why these creatures disappeared? Apologist and scientist Ken Ham says the answer to the dinosaurs’ extinction is quite simple: They

  • After Guilty Verdict, Should Christians Still Support Donald Trump?

    After Guilty Verdict, Should Christians Still Support Donald Trump?

    “How can you follow Jesus and Donald Trump?” Many are not following a man; they are helping shape a movement. A better, biblical question to ask is this: What direction is the country heading? Breaking news, Spirit-filled stories. Subscribe to Charisma on YouTube now!  The short answer to the original question is “Absolutely, especially after

  • What the Trump Verdict Means for the Realm of Prophecy

    What the Trump Verdict Means for the Realm of Prophecy

    The finding of former president Donald Trump guilty on all 34 accounts of falsifying business records has shaken things up for not only the entire nation, but for the world. For the first time in our nation’s history a former president has been found guilty of felony crimes. While there were many prophecies spoken about

  • Christians in Ireland, Norway Reject Their Governments’ ‘Dangerous’ Recognition of Palestinian State

    Christians in Ireland, Norway Reject Their Governments’ ‘Dangerous’ Recognition of Palestinian State

    Following the joint press conference in Brussels, Belgium, on Tuesday, where the governments of Spain, Ireland and Norway recognized a Palestinian state along the 1967 borders with Jerusalem as its capital, Christians in Ireland and Norway criticized their respective governments’ decisions. Christian leaders in Ireland and Norway affiliated with the International Christian Embassy Jerusalem (ICEJ),

  • The ‘Butcher of Tehran’ Is Dead—and Iran’s Church Keeps Growing

    The ‘Butcher of Tehran’ Is Dead—and Iran’s Church Keeps Growing

    The president of Iran is dead. Ebrahim Raisi, also known by millions of Iranians as “the butcher of Tehran” because of his record of brutality, was killed in a helicopter crash on May 19 in eastern Iran. The next day in New York, members of the United Nations Security Council stood for a moment of

  • 40% of Christians Disengaged: The Biggest Threat to Christianity?

    40% of Christians Disengaged: The Biggest Threat to Christianity?

    Voices are gradually rising as many realize Christianity is on the brink of worldwide persecution. The West has abandoned the principles on which it was built, and is instead silencing the voices of any who declare the ways of God and the salvation found in Jesus Christ. It has turned its back on the ways

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