Pastor and Bible teacher Francis Chan recently slammed the prosperity gospel during a video for the Gospel Coalition, saying that its promises that God will make believers healthy and wealthy go against the teachings of Jesus and the apostles. Find out more when you listen to this story.
Paul Cain, a major leader and prophet in the Pentecostal movement, died on Wednesday, Feb. 13. He was 89 years old and served in ministry for 76 years. Hear what other Christian leaders said about him.
Terra Pinkard was stunned when she received a text message from her husband, Josh, telling her he’d been shot at work and he loved her. Josh was one of five victims of a tragic shooting in Aurora, Illinois. Find out more when you hear this story.
This is a story about Billy Graham’s daughter Anne Graham Lotz. She recently offered up an urgent prayer for Venezuela, and she’s asking you to join her. Listen to find out how.
The final episode of our Overcomer Series features Joshua Buchanan and Edward Byrd. Listen to their stories on trying to fill a void in their life and the labels they received in school. Learn what lead each one to the LGBT lifestyle. Then Joshua and Edward encountered the love of Jesus. Special Bonus: Edward breaks out in worship.
If Christians want to pray for awakening and revival, then they need to actually go out into the world and get to work. That was the message of The Send, a charismatic mega-event that continued without ceasing for 12 hours straight on a sweltering Saturday in
Orlando, Florida. Listen to find out more and the miracles witnessed.
On the final weekend of February, leaders of the United Methodist Church (UMC) convened to vote on whether or not the United States’ second-largest Protestant denomination will allow same-sex marriage and ordained LGBT clergy. Listen as Chap Temple, head clergy delegate from the Texas Annual Conference, discusses the issue and the outcome.
Genocide. Atrocities. Brokenness. Forgiveness? This is Rwanda, 25 years later. But how did we get here? People of faith revolutionized the country as they treated soul wounds in addition to mending physical infrastructure. And while Rwanda is a success story, there are horrors happening around the globe. Brian Duss of World Vision USA shares how we can take what we've heard about Rwanda and put our faith into action right now.
When the Rwandan genocide broke out in 1994, Callixte betrayed his best friend, Andrew. Though both men were Hutu, Andrew married a Tutsi and was a traitor in Callixte's eyes. After the genocide, Callixte was thrown behind bars for his atrocities. That's when he was baptized in the Spirit and received the gift of prophecy. Now, he's delivering accurate words for his friends and the country, all through music. And he's reunited with Andrew! Listen to the podcast to hear how.
An investigation by the Houston Chronicle and San Antonio Express-News found that over 200 pastors and volunteers abused more than 700 victims over a span of two decades. Following the report’s release, key leaders in the denomination responded to this awful news. Find out what happened.
This is a story about a new Gateway church plant. But the unique thing about this one is that it’s right in the midst of a prison. Listen to find out more.
This is a story about the latest E21 NextGen Summit, where young Spirit-filled leaders from around the world gathered to address key goals and discern what God is doing now. Hear more.
This is a story about a church that found itself in hot water last week. Days after Harvest Bible Chapel fired former Pastor James MacDonald for alleges inappropriate comments, the board of executive elders resigned. Find out why they made this decision.
Megachurch pastor James MacDonald was fired by his church board after a Chicago shock jock played audio clips, allegedly of MacDonald saying highly inflammatory things about reporters who had covered his church. Find out more when you listen now.
Robert Whitman, aka “Pastor Bob,” was stabbed to death in his own home last month. Pastor Whitman served as a pastor for many years at multiple churches across Northern California, including Cottonwood Assembly of God. Listen to hear more and how you can be praying.
This is a story about an evangelical university that no longer requires students to affirm traditional marriage. Trinity Western University made this change in response to a law that could have kept them from opening a new law school. Listen o learn more.
Mary is the village matriarch. Though she has no children of her own, she's the president of the local water projects and leads the women in her village. Now that she's in her 50s, Mary has seen atrocities we can't imagine, and also beautiful restoration. She lives in a small village outside Huye, Rwanda, which benefits from a World Vision water project. Listen closely as Mary shares, through a translator, how her life changed for the better when World Vision stepped into the picture.
Bosco is the only one in a 40-member family who survived the mass slaughter of the Tutsi people 25 years ago. He turned to drugs and alcohol to numb the pain until he encountered something stronger: The Holy Spirit. Listen as Bosco shares, through a translator, about the power of forgiveness and the role the Holy Spirit plays in restoring the country.
When the Hutu took up arms against the Tutsi 25 years ago, many thought the country was lost. But not World Vision. The humanitarian aid organization entered the country right as the genocide hit a fever pitch. In the aftermath, World Vision gave practical and spiritual aid to Rwandans. Listen now as World Vision Rwanda Programs Director Ananias Sentozi discusses how the country has changed in the last quarter century.
Shortly before one of the deadliest modern massacres in U.S. history, Wanda Barrios Ruiz was sick to her stomach. She felt like someone had died, and her soul was in mourning. Then, Wanda discovered her brother, Luis Javier Ruiz, had been shot at Pulse Nightclub. Acting on faith, Wanda flew to Orlando to nurse her brother back to health, eventually moving her family with her. Listen to her interview, where she talks about loving without limits.
You would never think a night out with friends would change a life through the forgiveness of Christ. Luis Javier Ruiz found himself in the middle of a terrorist attack at the Pulse nightclub in Orlando, Florida. Listen as Luis shares his story from preacher's kid to living the LGBT lifestyle, and surviving one of the worst shootings in U.S. history. Find out how his life has changed for Christ.
Just a couple months after Christian Bale thanked Satan for his Golden Globe award, a rising young actress praised God while receiving her award and took the opportunity to preach. Find out what Letitia Wright, who played the character Shuri in the superhero blockbuster Black Panther, said in a recent speech.
This is a story about the End It Movement. It’s the reason you recently saw tons of social media posts of people drawing red X’s on their hands. Listen to find out more.
You never know what happens in a person's home when you start judging their outside. Janet Boynes was raised in a family of seven children with various fathers and a home full of strife. She was molested as a child living with this secret for years. It was rare for her to hear she had the potential to succeed. When she was engaged to be married to a man, she met a woman who became more than friendship. Listen to Janet's story and how God healed her from the inside out.
This is a horrible story about priests in Poland who have abused children. And what’s worse is that those victims of abuse are being labeled victims by their fellow church members and neighbors. Listen to learn how you can pray.