Year in Review: 2014

Back To The Future Now 14 years into a new millennium, the year jerked us back to a past we thought we’d left behind:  Beheadings, race riots, Soviet-style conflict, and runaway epidemics  ...

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“The Disturber of Hobbits…”

By Fred Comella What does it mean to be a Christian writer? Well to be truthful, I’m not sure, or at least I wasn’t sure until this past week. I can tell you that when I finish an article for my...

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South Boston St. Patrick’s Day Parade Committee Votes to Allow “Gay” Groups to March

By Brian Camenker – MassResistance The headlines in the Boston Globe and Boston Herald shocked pro-family readers, announcing that the St. Patrick’s Day Parade committee had voted to allow a...

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Lesbian Publisher, Gay Activist Found Deliverance in Christ

By Mark Ellis At a tender age, she became convinced boys only wanted one thing – sex. After she lost her innocence and got turned off by boys’ aggressiveness, she gradually moved toward the gay...

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Half A Century Of Eternal Treasures

Dr. John DeBrine and Songtime Radio By Elizabeth Filipe   “When he called me, his deep, gravelly voice reminded me of an older Tom Brokaw.”   Articulate, soft-spoken, and yet remarkably...

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Bush v. Clinton In 2016? New World Order Dream Matchup Being Touted As ‘Inevitable’

By Michael Snyder The next presidential election is still nearly two years away, and yet the mainstream media is already telling Americans who they are supposed to vote for.  Now that Jeb Bush has...

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Local News

  • UNSPOKEN Coming to New Hope

    UNSPOKEN Coming to New Hope

    By Good News Today Staff (MTV Artists) UNSPOKEN is an ironic name for a band called to share God’s message through words and song. But to understand the meaning behind the name is to comprehend the complexities of these four men and their deep desire to express a faith that is tested, proven, and genuine. […]

  • “Saturating the Roots”

    “Saturating the Roots”

    By Charlene Ryerson … that He might sanctify and cleanse her with the washing of water by the word, Ephesians 5:26 NKJV …looking carefully lest anyone fall short of the grace of God; lest any root of bitterness springing up cause trouble and by this many become defiled; Hebrews 12:15 NKJV Observation: When...

  • Fellowship of Christian Athletes Celebrates 60 Years of Touching Lives

    Fellowship of Christian Athletes Celebrates 60 Years of Touching Lives

    By Deborah Hamilton KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Sixty years ago, a young basketball coach, Don McClanen, wondered why athletes endorsed products like shaving cream and cigarettes, but not a Christian lifestyle. That insight became the backbone for one of the largest organizations in the world that serves athletes and...

  • “The Old Country Church”

    “The Old Country Church”

    By Mike Polka Way out in the country, not far from ox & yoke, stands the old country church built of sturdy oak. Now the people go to the city church and the country church is no more. Shuttered are the windows rusty hinges on the door. Oh, how I long to walk again once […]

  • Meet the Man Called ‘Crazy’ By Doctors Who Cured His Own Colon Cancer

    Meet the Man Called ‘Crazy’ By Doctors Who Cured His Own Colon Cancer

    By Anthony Gucciardi Telling your mainstream medical doctor that you’d like to forfeit chemotherapy and instead adopt an organic lifestyle full of juicing and raw nutrition to treat your own cancer could lead him or her to label you as ‘insane’, but it could also save your life. In the case of one man with...

  • Historic Foster Church Condemned After Pickup Truck Hits Building

    Historic Foster Church Condemned After Pickup Truck Hits Building

    By Neil Remiesiewicz FOSTER, R.I. (WPRI) – An historic church in Foster has been condemned after it was struck by a pickup truck on Halloween night. Sonja Murray, Moderator of the Mount Vernon Baptist Church, told Eyewitness News that a pickup crashed into the front of the building at around 11 p.m. Friday. The...

Inspiration

Towards 2015: Jesus Christ, Eternal King

By Elizabeth Kendal AUSTRALIA (ANS) – In 735 BC, as Judah’s neighbours conspired against her, God asked Judah’s King Ahaz to be ‘firm in faith’ (Isaiah 7:1-9)...

Health

News

  • Typhoon Ruby Tears Down Homes in Disaster – Weary Philippines

    Typhoon Ruby Tears Down Homes in Disaster – Weary Philippines

    By Jeremy Reynalds DAVAO CITY, PHILIPPINES (ANS) – Typhoon Ruby tore apart homes and sent waves crashing through coastal communities across the eastern Philippines on Sunday, creating more misery for millions following a slew of deadly disasters. AFP News Agency reported in a story that local weather agency...

  • Military Spokesman on Taliban Pakistani School Massacre: “Their Sole Purpose Was to Kill Those Kids”

    Military Spokesman on Taliban Pakistani School Massacre: “Their Sole Purpose Was to Kill Those Kids”

    By Michael Ireland Peshawar, Pakistan (ANS) – Pakistani officials fending off Taliban gunmen, who stormed a military school in Peshawar Tuesday, say the gunmen’s sole purpose was to ‘kill innocent kids,’ according to a CBN News Staff report. Pakistani soldiers repelled the attack, but not...

  • India’s Christians Protest After St. Sebastian’s Church Burns

    India’s Christians Protest After St. Sebastian’s Church Burns

    By Julia A. Seymour   (WNS)–Leaders and congregants of St. Sebastian’s, a Catholic Church in India’s capital of New Delhi, blamed arson for the fire that destroyed the church last week.   According to The Times of India, the fire started in the early morning of Dec. 1 and consumed the interior of...

  • Great Commission Milestone Reachable By 2020, Experts Say

    Great Commission Milestone Reachable By 2020, Experts Say

    By Michael Ashcraft and Mark Ellis “This gospel of the kingdom shall be preached in the whole world for a witness to all the nations, and then the end shall come.” (Matt.24:14) Today, there are 1,600 unreached ethnic groups, the U.S. Center for World Mission estimates. About 300 new people groups are being...

  • Finnish Church Embraces Gay Marriage, Loses 12,000 Members

    Finnish Church Embraces Gay Marriage, Loses 12,000 Members

    (WNS)–Support for same-sex marriage voiced by one of Finland’s top religious leaders prompted about 12,000 Fins to resign their membership in the Finnish Lutheran Church.  Finland’s parliament narrowly approved a measure legalizing same-sex marriage by a vote of 105 to 92 in early December. Following the...

Books

  • What One Pastor Learned from Canceling Christmas

    What One Pastor Learned from Canceling Christmas

    By Good News Today staff   NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Pastor Jon Weece witnessed the true meaning of Dec. 25 when he “canceled Christmas” at Southland Christian Church in Lexington, Kentucky, a few years ago. With Christmas falling on a Sunday, Weece challenged his church to spend Christmas visiting and...

  • Every Bitter Thing Is Sweet

    Every Bitter Thing Is Sweet

    By Janey DeMeo VISTA, CA (ANS) – Sara Hagerty’s life was busy with God-activities. But when God brought Nate into her life, she came face-to-face with a stark awareness that she was not the person she thought she was — and neither was God. Every Bitter Thing Is Sweet (Zondervan) is Sara’s...

Movies

  • ‘Selma’

    ‘Selma’

    By Stephen Farber The civil rights movement has of course been chronicled extensively in books, documentaries and television films, but surprisingly few feature films have plumbed this rich history. The battle for equality spearheaded by Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. has been touched on indirectly in such films as The...

  • EchoLight Studios’ Unique Distribution Plan Gains Support from Well-Known Mega Churches

    EchoLight Studios’ Unique Distribution Plan Gains Support from Well-Known Mega Churches

    By Good News Today Staff   NASHVILLE, TN – EchoLight Studios’ unique church-based distribution model, EchoLight Cinemas, has been steadily gaining in popularity since its September 2014 launch. With more than 500 churches and organizations already signed up to participate in this revolutionary...

  • Billy Graham Evangelistic Association to Release New Documentary Film About ‘Unbroken’s’ Louis Zamperini

    Billy Graham Evangelistic Association to Release New Documentary Film About ‘Unbroken’s’ Louis Zamperini

    By Brent Rinehart CHARLOTTE, N.C. — The Billy Graham Evangelistic Association will release a new documentary film on Dec. 25 called Louis Zamperini: Captured by Grace. Zamperini is also the subject of Universal Pictures’ Unbroken, the movie based on the best-selling book of the same name by Laura...

  • Things You Need To Know About the New Exodus Movie

    Things You Need To Know About the New Exodus Movie

    By Evy Baehr (Movieguide) EXODUS: GODS AND KINGS is the next attempt to do a large budget, Hollywood studio, biblical epic. EXODUS stars Christian Bale as Moses and is directed by Ridley Scott, the director behind ALIEN, BLADERUNNER, BLACK HAWK DOWN, and PROMETHEUS. So now every Christian wants to know, is EXODUS...

  • Telling Biblical Stories in Hollywood

    Telling Biblical Stories in Hollywood

    Heaven is For Real director Randall Wallace on picking projects with Christian values By Warren Cole Smith   (WNS)–Randall Wallace has serious Hollywood credentials. He received an Academy Award nomination for writing the screenplay for the Mel Gibson movie Braveheart. He directed Gibson in the Vietnam...