At the dawn of the 20th century, almost the totality of the population of Korea believed in the indigenous shamanic religion and practiced Confucian-rites and ancestral worship. In this environment, Christianity began to rapidly gain foothold since the late 18th century, due to an intense missionary activity. Christianity became widespread especially in the north of… Read More North Korea Christian Population is actually growing in spite of Persecution
St. Nicholas Roman Catholic Cathedral , Kiev, Ukraine was constructed from 1899–1909 and was built in a Gothic type construction, it was designed and supervised by Kiev architects V. Gorodetsky and E. Salya. The St. Nicholas Roman Catholic Cathedral is the second Roman Catholic cathedral built in Kiev, the capital of Ukraine. It was only… Read More St. Nicholas Roman Catholic Cathedral , Kiev, Ukraine
St. Nicholas’s Church on Water, Kiev, Ukraine is unique due its unusual location, beauty and simplicity. The church building is built in style of Ukrainian Neo-Baroque, it is not only for the church services, but also it’s the monument to Christening of ancient Russia. Beautiful St. Nicholas Church-Lighthouse is sixty meters tall, stands on the 50… Read More St. Nicholas’s Church on Water, Kiev, Ukraine
The Church of Mary Magdalene was built in 1888 by Czar Alexander III of Russia, as a memorial to his mother the Empress Maria Alexandrovna. Mary Magdalene is venerated with particular devotion in the East Orthodox Church, lavishly sculpted of white sandstone and situated in a lush garden, the church is an idyllic retreat from… Read More The Church of Mary Magdalene, Jerusalem, Israel
Verse of the Day 3 He was trying to see who Jesus was, but could not see over the crowd, because he was small in stature. 4 So he ran on ahead and climbed a sycamore tree to see Him, since Jesus was about to pass that way When Jesus came to that place, He looked up and said, “Zacchaeus, hurry down, for I must stay… Read More Salvation has come to this Home – Daily Strength
The 3-year-old Christina Abada was reportedly taken out of her mother’s arms by militants in August 2014. After three years of separation, and her family fearing the worst, Christina is now with her parents and siblings. The extremists snatched Christina in August 2014 a few weeks after they overran the town of Qaraqosh about 10… Read More 6-years old Christina Abada abducted by ISIS found after 3 years
Regular churchgoing is not just good for the soul, scientists say, it’s good for the body too. The scientists believe that churchgoers had lower blood pressure, experienced less depression and anxiety, and had stronger immune systems than non-churchgoers and had less less trouble keeping their weight down.