Churches Unite to Aid Flood Victims

The devastation left behind by floodwaters created by melting ice and a bomb cyclone weather pattern that struck the Midwest in March remains wide spread. Nebraska, in particular, suffered heavy losses — millions of dollars of damages to roads, more than two dozen bridges damaged or destroyed, hundreds of homes flooded, and large sections of … [Read more…]

Sharing About Depression

For years, Susan Carol Bailey juggled demanding roles as wife of Tennessee Assemblies of God pastor Terry G. Bailey, mother of two children, and a medical records transcriptionist working from home. The cares of life had been reaching a tipping for months. At night, the daily stressors kept her worried and sleepless. But the final … [Read more…]

A Brazilian Influx

Martha’s Vineyard conjures up a likely image as an isolated Cape Cod island playground of presidents, stately summer vacation estates of the uber-rich offering breathtaking views of the Atlantic Ocean, and sandy beaches stretching for miles. Matthew Splittgerber, pastor of the Massachusetts island’s Vineyard Assembly of God, appreciates the stunning scenery. But it is not … [Read more…]

Pray for Sri Lanka in Bombing Aftermath

A series of Easter Sunday suicide bombings have killed at least 290 people and injured about 500. A church and three hotels were attack sites in Colombo, the capital. Two other churches were targeted in two cities on opposite sides of the island nation. Explosions continued Monday as authorities detonated additional bombs discovered following the … [Read more…]

Men's Ministries Offers Free Daily Devotional

Men’s Ministries offers a free daily devotional delivered via email each morning, which can be read in less than one minute. Each devotional includes a Scripture verse, an observation, and application pieces. Already, more than 4,400 individuals across the U.S. subscribe to this free daily devotional. “We believe that every discipled man is missional, and … [Read more…]

Acts of God

After Hurricane Harvey lifted a chunk of the roof from Primera Asamblea De Dios in Corpus Christi, Texas, pastor Robert Sáenz tallied up a repair estimate at $92,000. Meanwhile, with a tarp covering the gaping hole, he and congregants put out buckets to catch the leaks elsewhere in the building. Fundraising letters Sáenz wrote raised … [Read more…]

The Final Week of Jesus — Day 7

THE BURIAL OF JESUS “Now there was a man named Joseph, a member of the Council, a good and upright man, who had not consented to their decision and action. He came from the Judean town of Arimathea, and he himself was waiting for the kingdom of God. Going to Pilate, he asked for Jesus’ … [Read more…]

The Final Week of Jesus — Day 6

CRUCIFIXION “They crucified two rebels with him, one on his right and one on his left. Those who passed by hurled insults at him, shaking their heads and saying, ‘So! You who are going to destroy the temple and build it in three days, come down from the cross and save yourself!’ In the same … [Read more…]