9 Blessings to Count in Pain and Suffering

Count Your Blessings Be joyful always; pray continually; give thanks in all circumstances, for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus.–1 Thess. 5:16-18 To give thanks is not the same as “feeling thankful.” To give thanks in the midst of pain and problems is to take a step of faith based on the command of 1 Thessalonians 5:18. God tells us to give thanks in all circumstances (not just those we can handle … Continued

Ashley Madison Hack Uncovers That the Church is Not Exempt from Infidelity & Adultery

Los Angeles, California—It is estimated that 400 church leaders, pastors, elders, and staff stepped down from ministry due to infidelity this past Sunday. Three weeks ago, a team of hackers unleashed an information dump of 30+ million names registered on Ashley Madison, a website facilitating extramarital affairs. Among the 30+ million names released were the names of several prominent Christian figures, including Josh Duggar from the reality TV show, 19 Kids and Counting. This information … Continued

FREE June Hunt Title on NoiseTrade!

Get June Hunt’s Hope for the Heart title, Hope, on NoiseTrade right now! Download it HERE. When trouble knocks you off of your feet, hope also seems to be swept away and feelings of hopelessness and depression can set in. To regain a hopeful outlook on life is not difficult or complicated. All it requires is a shift in focus from feelings of hopelessness to hope set on Christ. Ship anchors are often used as … Continued

From the Pit to the Stage

Here and there we receive your wonderful stories about how your lives have been changed by God’s grace and providence. Today, we received this powerful testimony from Barbara about her struggle and eventual triumph over the brokenness she suffered from divorce. We hope this encourages you as much as it inspired us!: Hello my name is Barbara and I am 64 years old. In 2009 my life was change forever because of a sudden divorce. … Continued