PAUSE TO PRAY

Follow Us January 20, 2017 Prayer is Important Prayer changes things because the God to whom we pray is all-powerful and all-loving.  Ask God to change the hearts of all Americans.  Ask God to turn their eyes and to direct their desires to His will. Ask God to change...

Pro-Life Matters

Follow Us January 22 is the anniversary of the 1973 Roe v. Wade Decision On this anniversary, please pause and watch one or more of these short videos.  They speak of the sanctity of life, and the need to protect babies in the womb.  They remind us that…  ...

No Room for Jesus

Follow Us Another anniversary of the 9/11/01 terrorist attacks has come and gone.  It’s not uncommon for people to ask, “Where were you that day?”  Most people remember it well.  Was there not an EXPECTATION that MORE would happen? Our great nation, the United States...

Pause to Pray for Children

Follow Us As children head back to school we invite you to take a minute and pray for them. Pray that God will draw them close and reveal Himself to them in mighty ways. Pray for their protection in a world that is growing more and more dangerous. Pray for their...

The “Why” of a Tragedy?

Follow Us I’ve been guilty of jumping to conclusions as to the “why” of a tragedy, haven’t you? I’ve thought often that I had the reason pegged for something tragic that occurred. As I look back on some of my assumptions I’ve often...

The Greatest? Muhammed Ali or Another?

Follow Us From Matthew’s gospel we read, • “Truly, I say to you, among those born of women there has not arisen anyone greater than John the Baptist . . .”   (Matthew 11:11 – NASB) If you’ve missed the fact that boxing legend Mahammad Ali...

A Split-second Choice: Gorilla or Child?

Follow Us By Heather Stauffer for Reasons for Hope* Jesus Memorial Day is a holiday set aside one day out of the year when we look back and reflect upon and honor those who have selflessly sacrificed their lives for our freedoms. Over one million brave American...

Who said…”God is a symbol of myth-making?”

Follow Us By Shari Abbott, Reasons for Hope* Jesus This story broke four days before Palm Sunday.  I was appalled by the statements made and I wanted to share them with you.  However, I did not want to darken the remembrance of Jesus’ last week on earth with such...

You Can’t Handle the Truth

Follow Us By Wade Wacker, Reasons for Hope* Jesus This is one of the greatest lines in movie history, spoken by Jack Nicholson in A Few Good Men.  In today’s world, oh, how true it is. Recently, a California State University of Northridge scientist discovered a...

Is Disney’s “Frozen” a perfect winter movie?

Follow Us By Shari Abbott, Reasons for Hope* Jesus On November 27, 2013 Disney debuted an animated movie titled, Frozen.  A perfect name for this winter since so many areas of our country have experienced record-breaking lows.  But as Christians, we must ask if this...

Be aware of censorship in social media

Follow UsBy Shari Abbott, Reasons for Hope* Jesus Ann Reiner, a college intern, recently wrote an article addressing the need to protect free speech rights and sharing about the recent action taken by the National Religious Broadcaster.  She reported:  “Media giants...

“In God We Trust” will Remain on US Currency

Follow Us By Shari Abbott, Reasons for Hope* Jesus A law suit to remove “In God We Trust” from US currency has been dismissed by a US District Court judge.    Michael Newdow, a well-known atheist,  filed suit in March of this year claiming that the motto “In God We...