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People of God, Ambassadors of Christ

Most people think testimonies need to be spectacular and long-winded. They’re wrong. All testimonies can be summed up in a single line. It is this: ‘I once was in darkness, but God called me into His marvelous light.’
Indian Christians

Christian population sees significant rise in J-K, HP and Haryana

THE population of Christians in Jammu and Kashmir and the other states of Haryana and Himachal Pradesh has increased significantly, the recently-released religious census report has revealed, taking Christian organisations by surprise.

The man who built his house on the Rock

Jesus is saying that even those who prophesy or drive out demons and perform many miracles will be called only ‘evil doers’ if they do not put the teachings of Christ into practice in their own lives.

Whom to trust?

WE should not put our trust in the bow and the sword. "I will not trust in my bow, nor shall my sword save me. But You have saved us from our enemies and have put to shame those who hated us" (Psalm 44:6,7).

For the Lord is our judge

IF we believe that God is our judge we must also know that He has a law book by which He judges. If He is our King, then we must learn the Kingdom principles that have been given us.

Wycliffe Associates commits to funding Bible translation efforts

Wycliffe Associates has committed to helping these Christians with training, technology, and resources to translate the Scriptures into this region’s 35 languages that are without any portion of the Bible.
A jail in Saudi Arabia

Muslim convert to Christianity released from Iranian jail

Alireza Seyyedian converted from Islam to Christianity in 2006, was sentenced to six years in prison for being baptized in Turkey.

Does the weather interfere with church attendance?

Is this adverse relationship between natural beauty and religious affiliation an American phenomenon? Ferguson and Tamburello aren’t sure, but it’s a question “we’d love to explore next,” Ferguson said.

Directionless Christian, Muslim systems running India: Puri Shankaracharya

The religious guru, who had triggered controversy in the past for his comments including blaming western influence for rapes, said politicians have become a tool in the hands of "foreign conspirators".

Victoria’s Secret Photoshopping incident led me to Christ: Ex-Fashion model

Weider, now a married mom of one, further details her journey in her newly released book Project Inspired: Tips and Tricks for Staying True to Who You Are, which she said is designed to help young girls embrace their true identity through modesty and solid Christian values.
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Nine killed in police firing in anti-Sterlite agitation in Thoothukudi

The chief minister also announced a compensation of Rs 10 lakh to the families of each of those killed, Rs 3 lakh to those seriously injured, and Rs 1 lakh for people who suffered minor injuries.