Many of our big questions start with a “Why…?“. This is often not just an intellectual question, but a personal question, seeking a personal answer. But to whom is the question “Why…?” addressed? If matter is all there is, there is no point in asking the question. But if God exists, he has questions to answer.
When Christopher Hitchens was asked in an interview with CNN in 2011 whether he was tempted to ask “Why me?”, he responded that it was a “silly question”.“Everyone’s got to go sometime”, he replied. If there is no God to ask, then that is a consistent response.
But why do so many people ask the question? Could it be that it is an objection to the way the world is; a recognition that it is not the way it’s meant to be. But if that’s the case, how do people think that the world should be? Continue reading
From the Lotus Effect. Over a billion live in a world of fear. See the diagram for more data. They are not safe nor secure because of the threat of violence and crime. It is time that we wake up to the need. Continue reading
From Asian street gangs to trading sex for drugs, it’s a miracle that Laurie Ishii is still alive. But she is and ministering the Gospel to God’s lost children on the streets.
Gospel Graffiti II
This is one of the best stories about preservation in a prison I have ever heard.
Josh spent 16 years in prison for a crime he did not commit. He sought comfort in God.
He was the baddest of the bad with a murder rap and life sentence in prison. Noone expected Jerry Balone to become a Christian.
I have friend in prison and his experiences echo Jerry’s experience here.
John Lee Hooker‘s slid into a lifestyle of excessive drug use and criminal behavior that lasted for over 30 years, then one day
from his hospital bed he cried out to Jesus.
See what drugs can do to your life. Get a little taste of prison life right here.
Charity was in her final semester at college when she was abducted by three guys trying to impress members of the Crips gang.
To see her story, click here.