Christian-based Teen Challenge Treatment Program Prompts Fight Over State Funding
There can be large issues hidden in minuscule parts of huge budget bills. Currently at the Minnesota Legislature, for example, there's arm-twisting and backroom dealing surrounding $1.6 million in funding that DFLers in the House and Senate stripped from the $11 billion Human Services bill.
University of Michigan Gets Huge Donation
A Los Angeles-based investor and philanthropist is giving a $110 million gift of stock to the University of Michigan - the largest donation in its history - for a graduate student residence hall expected to provide a strong selling point as the school competes for top students seeking advanced degrees, university officials announced Thursday.
Where Do I Turn in the Midst of Tragedy?
"That's what Americans do in times of crisis," Suffolk County District Attorney Daniel Conley, a Boston mayoral candidate, said. "We come together and we help one another. Moments like these, terrible as they are, don't show our weakness, they show our strength." (Source: ABC News).
Freedom from the Prison of Perfectionism
God has called us to freedom and liberty in every area of our lives, but Satan still wants to keep us in bondage -- even to the saints in Galatia. Paul refers to that in Galatians 1:1-3.
The Privilege of Prayer
"Be careful for nothing; but in every thing by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known unto God." - Philippians 4:6 | Prayer is our greatest Christian privilege and our greatest Christian failure. Now there are some valid questions concerning prayer. In my study I've tried to think through some of these and I want to give you some brief insights.
CNR Ministries Presents Urban Christian Summer Readings by C. Natasha Richburg and "Jeremiah's Kall Gospel Rap Concert"
Author, mentor, and motivational speaker, C. NaTasha Richburg provides great summer reads for youth, young adults, and adults with seven faith based books about life, coming of age, relationships, and God. These books provide an outstanding opportunity to study biblical principles. Each book contains definitive and open ended questions that allow for an intrapersonal understanding of learned principles. These books can be read individually or in a group Bible study session.
Louisville's Peyton Siva Thanks Jesus Christ After NCAA National Championship Win
My wife and I, as U. of Michigan alumni, were disappointed last night to see the Louisville men's basketball team beat Michigan in the NCAA national championship game, 82-76.