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Illinois Bill Labels Parents as Child Abusers for Objections to Abortion, Child Sex Changes

Illinois Bill Labels Parents as Child Abusers for Objections to Abortion, Child Sex Changes

House Bill 4876 authorizes the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) to intervene and potentially remove children from their biological parents under the new definition of an “abused child."

Mark Wahlberg Opens Up about Faith: ‘I Credit All of My Success to My Faith' in God

Mark Wahlberg Opens Up about Faith: ‘I Credit All of My Success to My Faith' in God

In Arthur the King, Wahlberg portrays an athlete, Mikael Lindnord, whose team is competing in a grueling adventure race in the Dominican Republic when they encounter a stray dog with major wounds. Wahlberg’s character instantly bonds with the dog, dubbed “Arthur,” but then faces a dilemma: If he helps the dog find a vet, he could lose the race. The movie is based on a true story.

How Should Christians React as America Vetoes a Ceasefire in Gaza?

How Should Christians React as America Vetoes a Ceasefire in Gaza?

The war on Israel has taken another swift turn as the United States vetoed the Algerian resolution at the United Nations, calling for an immediate ceasefire in Gaza. How are we, as believers, to react to this alarming news?

Walt Disney World Employee Sends Police after Realizing Call to ‘Buy Tickets’ Is a Cry for Help

Walt Disney World Employee Sends Police after Realizing Call to ‘Buy Tickets’ Is a Cry for Help

It was just an ordinary day at work for one Walt Disney World employee until they noticed that something seemed very wrong during one customer's phone order to buy tickets.

4 Reminders to Pray for Justice in a Hurting World

4 Reminders to Pray for Justice in a Hurting World

As Christians, we are to leave vengeance to God, but He made us inclined toward action. To say a prayer for justice can feel like inaction, but what if we were granted an audience with the most powerful leader in the community, state, or nation in the face of wrongdoing?  We would go and make our appeal, and it would not feel as if we’d done nothing. When we pray for justice to our Creator God, we are making our case before the Highest Power in the universe.

God calls us to enact justice when it is within our power (Micah 6:8), but the greater injustices are too often outside our human influence to redress. The people of God have suffered injustice throughout their existence. Many Christians around the world are treated unjustly even today because of the name of Jesus. We sometimes suffer daily injustices based on things about us we can’t change or because we encounter others who are largely out for only themselves.  People all around us suffer injustice, whether they follow Jesus or not, and as we witness their pain, we may feel helpless and small, but God has given us an avenue to appeal on their behalf.

Now, it’s true that justice can get confusing on this side of Glory. Our prayers can be muddled in a world with much deception and where people imagine themselves victims with sometimes very little evidence or cause. This is all the more reason to bring these cases before God, as He is perfect, knows all truth, and judges rightly.

Psalm 89:14 says, “Righteousness and justice are the foundation of your throne; steadfast love and faithfulness go before you” (ESV).

Deuteronomy 32:4 reads, “The Rock, his work is perfect, for all his ways are justice. A God of faithfulness and without iniquity, just and upright is he” (ESV).

So, how do we go about praying for justice? What can the Bible tell us about this process?

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Great American Family’s County Rescue Continues New Trend of Faith-Based TV Series

Great American Family’s <em>County Rescue</em> Continues New Trend of Faith-Based TV Series

The latest faith-based TV series is County Rescue, the first episode of which launches on Great American Pure Flix Feb. 23 and Great American Family Feb. 26 and follows the story of EMT trainees who are competing for one job opening.

Christian Parents Who Lost Custody of Child over Gender Disagreement Appeal to Supreme Court

Christian Parents Who Lost Custody of Child over Gender Disagreement Appeal to Supreme Court

Three years after the state of Indiana removed a child from the home of two Christian parents over a disagreement about gender identity, the family is asking the U.S. Supreme Court to intervene.

7 Biblical Truths to Guide Your Decision-Making

7 Biblical Truths to Guide Your Decision-Making

In a world filled with complex choices and moral dilemmas, we all need God’s guidance to make the best decisions.

Praise be to God, the Bible features timeless truths that can help you make wise decisions in any situation.

By grounding your decisions in biblical principles, you can make choices that reflect God’s will. Then you can experience the peace and joy that come from living the life God wants for you.

Here are 7 biblical truths to guide your decision-making process:

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Astronomers Discover Record-Breaking Star with Black Hole That ‘Eats a Sun Per Day’

Astronomers Discover Record-Breaking Star with Black Hole That ‘Eats a Sun Per Day’

Astronomers have discovered a quasar, the brightest of its kind, which is reportedly as bright as 500 trillion suns and is powered by a supermassive black hole.

Ex-White House Aide Offers Christians 3 Ways to Engage in Politics without Losing Friends

Ex-White House Aide Offers Christians 3 Ways to Engage in Politics without Losing Friends

Denise Grace Gitsham, a former Republican candidate for Congress who served in the George W. Bush administration, recently discussed how, all too often, Christians allow politics to divide friends and family members -- even within the body of Christ.