Church

A church is so much more than a building, it's a vibrant community where believers come together to bring faith to life.
Derrick Shields, lead pastor at Christ Community Church in Columbus, Georgia
Stories of Hope

A Pastor's Thoughts on the Blessings of a Diverse Congregation

Derrick Shields, lead pastor at Christ Community Church in Columbus, Georgia, shares how his congregation's diversity better prepares his congregants to support, encourage and learn from each other in turbulent times.

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An artist's rendering of Ethiopian angels creating Lalibela; Illustration by Edson Ike
Angels

Lalibela: The Ethiopian City of 11 Mysterious Stone Churches

The oldest Christian country in the world is home to a truly awe-inspiring mystery. Did an army of angels create these ancient structures?

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An artist's rendering of an angel princess; Illustration by Ràul Colon
Angels

A Heaven-Sent Princess Visited His Grandmother

In her final days, his grandmother shared a near-death experience of communicating with an angel that looked like a princess.

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Prayers for volunteers
People Helping People

7 Bible Verses for Those Who Volunteer

Scripture to energize and encourage those in whatever service they give.

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Sam Collier. Photo credit: Rayandra Nairn
Stories of Faith

What Our Faith Calls Us To: Sam Collier

This influential pastor, and author of A Greater Story, seeks to start conversations about race by emphasizing understanding and relationships.

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Inspiring Stories

The Inspiring True Story Behind "Silent Night"

The church organ in a small Austrian village was silent for the 1818 premiere of the world’s most popular Christmas carol.

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A man plays his guitar on his porch for all to enjoy
Music

3 Ways People are Coming Together Through Live Music

These places are tapping the healing power of music to spread cheer and joy during the pandemic.

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Answered prayer for a mom's battle with Covid-19
Answered Prayers

An Answered Prayer in a Pandemic

A family and a church community pull a desperately ill mom through Covid-19.

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Attending virtual church
How to Pray

How to Get the Most Out of a Virtual Church Service

Worshipping at home and online can take some getting used to. Here are 10 tips to improve your experience.

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Moving forward in faith
How to Pray

How to Move Forward as People of Faith

As the nation reckons with the death of George Floyd, here are ways to find righteousness, goodness and hope.

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