Ron Allen

  • Honoring Our Defenders on Memorial Day

    Honoring Our Defenders on Memorial Day

    Today, Memorial Day, the U.S. pauses to remember those who gave the ultimate sacrifice in our defense. Breaking news, Spirit-filled stories. Subscribe to Charisma on YouTube now!  Warfare is one of mankind’s oldest activities . Beginning with Nimrod in Babylon, rulers have used armed forces to subjugate their enemies and often, their own people. The

  • Mom’s Recipe for Financial Freedom

    Mom’s Recipe for Financial Freedom

    This Sunday, we celebrate our mothers and all the wisdom they tried to impart to us. Breaking news, Spirit-filled stories. Subscribe to Charisma on YouTube now! Now that we’re grown up, perhaps we can use some of that wisdom in our fight for financial freedom. Some things to remember: Get your FREE CHARISMA NEWSLETTERS today!

  • Do This to Stay Healthy in Your Golden Years

    Do This to Stay Healthy in Your Golden Years

    We’ve observed in the past that many people will need to work in their retirement years because of financial necessity. Now more and more evidence is piling up that working into your retirement years can actually lead to a longer life. Scientific researchers have found that people who work in their golden years actually live

  • Promise in the Stars: Darkness at Noon

    Promise in the Stars: Darkness at Noon

    As the birth of Jesus had been announced by the light of the star of Bethlehem, so the death of Jesus was announced by the darkness of Calvary (Luke 23:44-45). It is not likely that an atmospheric phenomenon caused the unusual darkness because of the astonishment expressed by observers. Further, the cause of the darkness

  • The Unspoken Cost of ‘Palestine Will Be Free’

    The Unspoken Cost of ‘Palestine Will Be Free’

    Students shouting, “From the river to the sea, Palestine will be free” seem to think Hamas is a democratic national liberation movement. Nothing could be further from the truth. Hamas was founded in 1987 as an Islamist political organization designed to drive Jews and other non-Islamists away from Palestine and expand its rule over the

  • National Day of Prayer: Praying for ‘Times of Refreshing’

    National Day of Prayer: Praying for ‘Times of Refreshing’

    Let us gather on the National Day of Prayer, May 2, 2024, and pray for “times of refreshing” from the Lord: “Repent, then, and turn to God, so that your sins may be wiped out, that times of refreshing may come from the Lord” (Acts 3:19, NIV). We know from 2 Chronicles 7:14 that it

  • Consider Biblical Budgeting for Tax-Time Relief

    Consider Biblical Budgeting for Tax-Time Relief

    For many people, tax time and an unexpected tax bill bring shortcomings in family financial planning into painful focus. Yet often the attempt to bring financial balance is itself a painful process that leads to failure and frustration. Many treat their budget like a New Year’s resolution and ignore it after a few weeks. Then

  • 2024 Eclipse: A Day of Awe

    2024 Eclipse: A Day of Awe

    Americans experienced a day of awe on April 8 as God sent His sign, the 2024 eclipse, across the nation. Millions gathered in the path of totality, hoping that the predictions of cloudy weather were wrong. Millions more watched on television as the whole nation stood still in anticipation. Then, city by city, God parted

  • End-Times Confusion and the Great American Eclipse

    End-Times Confusion and the Great American Eclipse

    As the Great American Eclipse of April 8 approaches, the internet is buzzing with theories and speculation about its meaning. Some have gone so far as to declare that the rapture and Second Coming will happen this year. You may have heard that there have been 12,000 solar eclipses since 1776, but this one and

  • Keep Hope Alive This Easter

    Keep Hope Alive This Easter

    If you are in crisis, please call 988 or visit suicidepreventionlifeline.org. You are not alone. Some years ago, I counseled with a young man who considered suicide because of a $5,000 debt. That’s when I learned that it’s not the amount of debt that matters; it’s the burden of the debt on the soul. Studies show there

  • Good Friday: The 7 Last Words of Jesus

    Good Friday: The 7 Last Words of Jesus

    As Jesus hung on the cross, struggling painfully for each breath, He uttered seven short, powerful statements showing who He was and what was happening, and encouraging those who would follow Him. It was His last sermon. Breaking news, Spirit-filled stories. Subscribe to Charisma on YouTube now! Get your FREE CHARISMA NEWSLETTERS today! Stay up

  • Martin Luther’s Bad Idea

    Martin Luther’s Bad Idea

    On March 10, 1528, Martin Luther published a book that changed the course of history. And not for the better. His book, “The Book of Vagabonds and Beggars,” proposed that the state should establish a social welfare system to replace the church in caring for the poor. Up until that time, the church had made

  • Christians Prepare for Great American Eclipse of 2024

    Christians Prepare for Great American Eclipse of 2024

    Excitement is building across America in anticipation of the Great American Eclipse of April 8, 2024. Hotel rooms along the path of the eclipse from Texas to Maine are already reserved. Museums and planetariums are planning events. There are also outdoor events such as rock concerts scheduled. And over 100 million Americans living in or

  • Prophetic End-Time Echoes of Ancient Springs

    Prophetic End-Time Echoes of Ancient Springs

    This month on March 10, we celebrate the beginning of the biblical sacred year. The Lord Himself specified that the sacred year would begin in the spring at the time of the Exodus (Ex. 12:2). In Egypt the new year had begun in mid-July when the bright star Sirius rose in conjunction with the annual

  • Stand Up for Freedom

    Stand Up for Freedom

    Lately it seems that we Americans are being taught lessons in freedom from other countries. The courage of the Ukrainians as they fight to defend their freedom has inspired the world. Then there are the Hong Kong freedom voices, who are being systematically rounded up by the communist Chinese. And just a few days ago

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