Horror and Tragedy

These are lessons about intense, scary, terrifying, or extremely sad stories that help us understand some of the difficult issues in life that can shake our faith.

Africa's "Mother Theresa"

Africa’s “Mother Theresa”

  What started out as a simple act of compassion has become a life’s work for Abebech Gobena, a woman from Ethiopia who is often referred to as “Africa’s Mother Theresa”. Let’s take a brief look at what this woman has accomplished.   Abebech Gobena is a devout Christian. She was on a pilgrimage to […]

Father's Heartache Inspires Christian Album

Father’s Heartache Inspires Christian Album

Sadness and pain is not something we look forward to. But life brings plenty of it. So much so that when we are suffering we often ask where God is in all of it. This is a story of someone who is searching for an answer to that question in a beautiful way. The story […]

Breaking Dawn

Breaking Dawn

  The movie version of the Twilight series is reaching its end. This month the second-to-last installment of the movie version was released to theaters. The movie shows the marriage of the heroine Bella, the human girl, to her great love, Edward Cullen, the vampire. Fiction, yeah, but interesting. The movie also shows the pregnancy […]

Triumphing Over Tragedy

Triumphing Over Tragedy

Ever since the Garden of Eden, the human heart has been a battleground between good and evil. In situations like the Virginia Tech massacre, we see how deeply evil tendencies can affect the human heart, and how much damage they can cause.

Freeing the Slaves of Today

Freeing the Slaves of Today

Some official estimates say that 27 million people live in slavery worldwide today. Ten million are in India alone. In fact, there are more people in slavery today — in 2007 — than in any time in recorded history!

From Horror to Healing

From Horror to Healing

On October 2 a little after 10 a.m. Charles C. Roberts IV entered the 1 room school holding a 9mm handgun, and dismissed the boys and some adults with small children. Roberts bound the girls by the ankles and lined them up before the blackboard before barricading the doors…