HOUSTON, Texas — Some members of a congregation in Houston, Texas are calling for their pastor to resign after he admitted to making multiple sex tapes while serving in the ministry when a woman came forward about the matter.

“He’d been preaching multiple times about fornication, about shacking up. And to find out that you’ve been making sex tapes throughout your whole adult life—[as] recently [as] two or three years ago—and you’re a man of God at the highest point in a church,” member Lecobeun..

AUSTIN, Texas — The abortion and contraceptive giant Planned Parenthood filed for an emergency restraining order on Friday in an effort to stop officials in Texas from cutting the organization from the state Medicaid program.

“Defendants’ unprecedented and indefensible actions show these terminations to be nothing more than a politically motivated witch hunt and the culmination of a concerted effort over more than a decade to come between the provider Plaintiffs and the thousands of low income ..

At the start of a new year, we make goals, resolutions, or commitments. And we sincerely want to transform them into reality over the coming months.

Very often, however, there is a disconnect between the internal commitments we’ve made and our everyday living. This can be the case for every kind of goal—from spiritual goals to physical goals. We may have positive thoughts, but we keep ending up with negative results. Why?

Reaching a goal requires more than good intentions. We have to make chan..

The Lord your God carried you, as a man carries his son, in all the way that you went until you came to this place.
Deuteronomy 1:31
Morning
The Lord your God carried you,
as a man carries his son, in all the
way that you went until you came to this place.

I bore you on eagles’ wings and brought you to Myself. § In His love and in His pity He redeemed them; and He bore them and carried them all the days of old. § As an eagle stirs up its nest, hovers over its young, spreading out its wings, ta..

Book recommendations from Christianity Today, The Gospel Coalition, and Desiring God

5 Things the Seeker Movement Got Right – Jared C. Wilson
The Top Reason to be a “Santa Truther” This Year – Nancy French
Christianity Today’s 2017 Book Awards
2016 TGC Book Awards – Collin Hansen & Ivan Mesa
Top 16 Books of 2016 – Tony Reinke
My Top Books of 2016 – Tim Challies

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Stand and Share: My Interview with Outreach Magazine
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