Iceland is Heating Up, But it’s not Global Warming!

Iceland – it is one of the most northern nations of Europe, known for a magnificent landscape of rugged coastline, mountains, lava fields, thermal pools, waterfalls and active volcanoes. While it rivals England in size, the population is only 400,000. 85% of that number live in the captital Reykjavik. Yet, the cold and frigid climate…

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They Prayed. It Rained!

Prayer for rain seems, well, out of date in our modern and highly secular world. Even with drought in the American Southeast, few leaders are asking for Christians to pray for rain. Late last year, in October and November, the island of Cyprus was facing its worst drought in years. The reservoirs on which the…

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Columbian Prisons Radically Changed with Christian Values

Colombia has long been known for its drug lords and corruption. The nation’s prisons were so corrupt that, even on the inside, wealthy and powerful drug lords controlled and bribed guards to secure every imaginable luxury, transforming the prison into something of a personal palace. They had anyone who wouldn’t go along killed. “Normal” prisoners…

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2000 Saved in One Village with the Jesus Film

The “Jesus Film” has been a powerful tool of evangelism. Those who have never seen it are often overwhelmed by its impact. The story of Jesus is so compelling. And those who have not seen it and are curious, certainly convinced that a mere film would have such power, are sometimes unprepared for the positive…

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A Still Small Voice and a Regional Revival

A couple Christmases ago, Kyle was new the Himalayas. He was a short-term missionary still acquiring a sense or orientation in the radically different culture. A shopping errand took him to town, but God had another reason on his agenda for Kyle’s venture. He passed a noisy crowd gathered around a girl, obviously demon possessed.…

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School Administrator Pleads for Christian Volunteers

Last year, a public school administrator sent me me a note in conjunction with some of the City-reaching activities in which I have been involved. The note is filled with her heart-breaking plea for assistance. It details the “spiritual warfare” that wears on Christian teachers working in public schools daily. WARNING: The excerpt is quite…

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Spain at a Crossroads

Spain now has a liberal and socialist government. The once Christian and Catholic nation may be waking up to the sifting moral landscape under their feet. Spain was long one of Europe’s most conservative countries, but has undergone a remarkable liberal transformation in the three decades since the death of former dictator General Francisco Franco.…

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