The Real “Body of Christ”…

By Fred Comella When I met my wife I didn’t know at the time she would eventually lead me back to the church. I suppose part of the glory of God is that he desires to put the pieces of our lives...

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Scarlet Hope: Loving Strippers Where They Are

By David Daniels Hundreds of women have left the sex industry in Louisville, Kentucky through the work of Scarlet Hope, a non-profit organization founded in 2008 by Rachelle Starr. Each week, Scarlet...

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Music Has Eyes

By Elizabeth Filipe If you want to go fast, says an African proverb, go alone, but if you want to go far go together. The Destiny Africa Children’s Choir, ranging in ages from 11to 18, brings...

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Eternal Life at Yard-Sale Prices

 By Coach Dave Daubenmire “And the king said unto Araunah, “Nay; but I will surely buy it from thee at a price; neither will I offer burnt offerings unto the LORD my God of that which doth cost...

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Easter vs. Passover

By Scott Britney If you truly love YHWH, you will want to know the following information about what the holiday Easter is all about as compared to YHWH’s (not the Jew’s) Feast Day of...

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Al Mohler on Keeping the Southern Baptist Faith

The president of The Southern Baptist Seminary talks about its journey to orthodoxy   By Warren Cole Smith   (WNS)–The Southern Baptist Convention with 15 million members is the...

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Local News

  • Rise Up with Jesus at Abundant Life

    Rise Up with Jesus at Abundant Life

    I would say most would agree one of our greatest responsibilities as Christians is to share the Gospel.  I would only add that in a world increasingly hostile to even the mention of Jesus as our Lord and Savior, it falls to we of God’s Church to seize every opportunity to bring the truth and […]

  • RIRTL Executive Director Honored by Family Research Council

    RIRTL Executive Director Honored by Family Research Council

    This past January 19, the family of Rhode Island Right to Life executive director Barth E. Bracy was honored during the State of the Family Address hosted and delivered by Family Research Council President Tony Perkins at their Washington, D,C. headquarters. The Bracy family joined three other families from around the...

  • Southern New England Reformation Conference with Dr. Steve Lawson Coming in May

    Southern New England Reformation Conference with Dr. Steve Lawson Coming in May

    The following interview recently took place between Pastor Rob Ventura of Grace Community Baptist Church in North Providence, R.I. and Reformation 21.     Rob, can you please tell us the reason for this conference?   Sure. When I first came to Rhode Island seven years ago it was evident that there was not...

  • Revival: Prayer is Not a Substitute for Obedience

    Revival: Prayer is Not a Substitute for Obedience

    By A.W.Tozer “He who has My commandments and keeps them, it is he who loves Me. And he who loves Me will be loved by My Father, and I will love him and manifest Myself to him.”John 14:21 Intensity of prayer is no criterion of its effectiveness. A man may throw himself on his face […]

  • Homebound Missions Seeks Christian Bookkeeper

    Homebound Missions Seeks Christian Bookkeeper

    Homebound Missions is a 501©3 organization working in the village of Cahess, Haiti.  We work with a Doctor, Pastor and over 250 individuals who have organized as a group called, Association des Payson pour le Development, or APDC. The goal of these individuals is to change their community through the seeking of...

  • ‘Vicar of Baghdad’ to start Jerusalem International School of Reconciliation Studies

    ‘Vicar of Baghdad’ to start Jerusalem International School of Reconciliation Studies

    By Michael Ireland JERUSALEM, ISRAEL (ANS) – In a recent update from the Middle East, Canon Andrew White, the popular ‘Vicar of Baghdad’ from St. George’s Church in the Iraqi capital, has announced he is to launch an international school to study reconciliation issues. “One of the good things about being in...

Inspiration

Light Their Fire! MINISTRY TIP

By Rev. Doug Forbes   Light Their Fire is an exciting book by Dr. Leonard Allred that will help those teaching adults to ignite a passion for learning in their students.  One of the...

Health

News

  • US Lobbying Fails as Allies Flock to China-Led Bank

    US Lobbying Fails as Allies Flock to China-Led Bank

    By Jason Ditz Ever since its initial proposal by China as an alternative to the IMF and the World Bank, both of which are dominated by the United States, the proposed Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) has been a target of heavy lobbying by the US, which has been warning allies and client states strongly...

  • Pakistani Christians Protest After Taliban Church Bombings

    Pakistani Christians Protest After Taliban Church Bombings

    By Anna K. Poole   (WNS)–Attacks and counterattacks are roiling the streets of Lahore, Pakistan. Suicide bombers attacked two churches in the Christian neighborhood of Youhanabad on Sunday, leaving at least 14 dead and 70 wounded. Almost immediately the Pakistani Taliban claimed responsibility, with...

  • One Family’s Night Flight From ISIS

    One Family’s Night Flight From ISIS

    Now safe in Iraq, an Assyrian family recounts its escape from Islamic militants By Mindy Belz   (WNS)–DOHUK, Iraq—In northern Iraq, taking the road up the mountains involves navigating washed out gravel and dodging a stray hail storm, as black clouds drop icy rain and pellets near Dohuk, a city of refuge...

  • Jewish Temple Altar Rebuilt, Ready for Use

    Jewish Temple Altar Rebuilt, Ready for Use

    By Ahuva Balofsky   “And the altar of burnt-offering he set at the door of the tabernacle of the tent of meeting, and offered upon it the burnt-offering and the meal-offering; as the LORD commanded Moses.” (Exodus 40:29) The Temple Institute in Jerusalem has announced that it has finished building an altar...

  • Imprisoned American Pastor Writes Son for his Birthday, “My Chains are Keeping me from You.”

    Imprisoned American Pastor Writes Son for his Birthday, “My Chains are Keeping me from You.”

    By Jeremy Reynalds WASHINGTON D.C. (ANS) – March 17th was Jacob Abedini’s 7th birthday. According to a story by Jordan Sekulow of the American Center for Law and Justice (ACLJ), like lots of little boys, he sent out invitations to his birthday party, including to his dad, imprisoned American Pastor Saeed...

Books

  • New England Farmgirl

    New England Farmgirl

    Recipes and stories from a farmer’s daughter   By Good News Today staff   Celebrate the four seasons – growing your own garden, buying local, organic foods and traveling on winding back roads of New England. The book features a delicious collection of heirloom recipes from a farmer’s daughter and...

  • Can We Really Expect Teens to Avoid Pre-Marital Sex?

    Can We Really Expect Teens to Avoid Pre-Marital Sex?

    By Good News Today Staff SPRING HILL, Fla – Can you really expect people to drive the speed limit?  Of course you do.  Why do we expect people to follow laws made by man, but when it comes to the instructions of God regarding our lives we question His knowledge of what we are capable […]

Movies

  • The Drop Box Director on Coming to Christ

    The Drop Box Director on Coming to Christ

    Q&A | Brian Ivie tells how he found Jesus through the lens of a camera in South Korea By Warren Cole Smith As a 21-year-old undergraduate film student at the University of Southern California (USC), Brian Ivie read an article about a Korean pastor who saved disabled babies abandoned on the streets of Seoul....

  • A ‘Little Boy’ Who Has Faith Like a Mustard Seed

    A ‘Little Boy’ Who Has Faith Like a Mustard Seed

    By Dan Wooding NASHVILLE, TN (ANS) - Little Boy, a major motion picture directed by Smithsonian Institute Award-Winning Director Alejandro Gómez Monteverde (Bella), promises to make a big splash in 2015. Monteverde’s previous film, Bella, took top honors at the Toronto International Film Festival, the largest...

  • Do You Believe?

    Do You Believe?

    By Dr. Ted Baehr – Movieguide DO YOU BELIEVE? is an incredibly powerful movie from the studio that brought you GOD’S NOT DEAD. It follows 12 different people through their individual struggles with faith, trial, pain, and loss and how the power of the Cross will make each of these lives intersect. It all...

  • Beyond the Mask Movie: Swashbuckling Fun, With a Message

    Beyond the Mask Movie: Swashbuckling Fun, With a Message

    By Rusty Wright Mount Hermon, CA (Assist News Service) – It’s certainly got swash.  And buckling. Plus romance, intrigue, thrills, spills and chills.  The protagonist in this Revolutionary War-era action adventure film even saves George Washington’s life … and then saves America. Beyond the...

  • The Most Family-Friendly Movies Earn More Money, Annual Movieguide® Report Shows

    The Most Family-Friendly Movies Earn More Money, Annual Movieguide® Report Shows

    By Dan Wooding Hollywood, CA (ANS) – An annual box office analysis by a Christian group catering to families has found once again that the most family-friendly movies with the most inspiring, cleanest content, earn more money at the box office and on home video. The 2015 Annual Report to the Entertainment Industry...