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.
Asia Bibi, who has been on death row since 2010, was accused of making blasphemous comments during an argument with a Muslim woman over a glass of water. Campaigners have called for the mother-of-two to be hanged as her case continues to be held up in Pakistan’s courts. Mrs Asia Bibi’s attorney Saiful Malook says… Read More Blank Death Warrant for Minorities in Pakistan – Blasphemy Law
According to ACLJ, “The actions of ISIS against Christians and other religious minorities in Iraq and Syria clearly embody the definition of genocide as enshrined in the Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide,” adding that, “The ISIS campaign to destroy these religious minorities and decimate their homelands and cultures undoubtedly… Read More Christians Facing Genocide in the Middle East
The New Testament consists of twenty seven short Greek writings, commonly called ‘books’, the first five of which are historical in character. Four of these are call the Gospels, because each of them narrates the gospel (the good news) that God revealed Himself in Jesus Christ for the redemption of mankind. All four relate sayings… Read More When the Books of New Testament were Written