May 2016: Risking It All

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Risking It All

Heidi Baker gave up everything to see a revival burn like fi re in Africa. The results of her labor of love are miraculous.

Featured Articles

  • Spotting a Counterfeit Move of God
    God is restoring a passion for the supernatural to His church, but we need to rightly discern the spirits behind the signs and wonders.
  • How Kuhlman Overcame a Murderous Spirit
    The spirit that worked against her miracle ministry is roaming about, seeking to destroy believers today.
  • 6 Prayers That Demanded God's Attention
    These intercessors laid down a pattern for powerful prayer that can produce supernatural results in your life.
  • Developing a Demon-Free Zone Over Your Life
    The devil knows the power of spiritual climates. Here's how you can shift the atmosphere wherever you go.
  • Hard Questions About the Afterlife
    Everything that sin has snatched from us, heaven will restore to us—including our Christian loved ones. But how will we cope with the reality that some loved ones aren't there?

Inspire

  • 'The Voice' winner vows to use his newfound fame to glorify God
  • Megachurch pastor tackles false gospels
  • New survey proves reality of Philippians 4:7
  • Is church the best place to find romance?

Empower

  • This month's resources: When You, Then God; Pigeon Religion; and more
  • Reviews: Phil Wickham's Children of God and Robert Morris' Frequency

April 2016: When a Movie Becomes a Movement

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When a Movie Becomes a Movement

How God's Not Dead transcended expectations and created a movement of young people equipped to defend their faith.

Featured Articles

  • Hijacking Jesus
    Social and political movements are twisting Christ's words and actions to suit their agendas. Discover the dangers posed by false christs in our society today.
  • Dick Eastman Sees Nation-Shaking Prophetic Promise Come to Pass
    The head of Every Home for Christ hardly believed what the Lord spoke to him over 50 years ago.
  • How to Know It's Really God
    Making big decisions can be scary and frustrating unless you are convinced the Holy Spirit is speaking to you. Learn the different ways He speaks and walk in confidence.
  • When the Devil Attacks Your Children
    The devil is unflinching in his determination to teach your children his lies. Here's what you need to know in the face of the onslaught.


Inspire

  • The longest-running outdoor worship meeting in history still going strong
  • Meet the brave Muslim who gave up everything to follow Jesus
  • Cindy Jacobs launches movement to prayer-walk America

Empower

  • Man, Myth, Messiah; Overload; Love Riot; Youth Revival and more.
  • Reviews of I Am N and Steven Curtis Chapman's Worship and Believe

March 2016: Marked for Prayer

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Marked for Prayer

Lou Engle has been fasting and praying for America for 30 years, and he prophetically sees another Jesus Movement rising.

Featured Articles

  • Why the Cross Should Give Us Courage
    What other religion brags about the death of its leader? Such a notion is so scandalous that no earthly mind conceived it.
  • Can a Christian Be Cursed?
    Some Christians argue every curse was broken at salvation, but the reality is your origins matter. Discover how to break curses with God's Word.
  • Invading the 7 Mountains With Intercession
    As we encounter the enemies on each of society's mountains, we must keep our ears tuned to heaven's channel.

Inspire

  • A prophetic vision leads an MMA fighter into the heart of Africa for Jesus
  • You won't believe how one man responded after a Muslim shot his daughter
  • Young missionaries tackle challenges in an ultra-poor nation

Empower

  • Reviews: Moving Mountains; Angel Armies; The Faith Link; Releasing Spiritual Gifts Today; and more.
  • Josh and Sean McDowell: The Beauty of Intolerance; Meredith Andrews goes deeper

February 2016: Sounds That Set the Captives Free

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Sounds That Set the Captives Free

Spirit-filled musicians are ushering believers into realms of glory that unlock physical and emotional healing.

Featured Articles

  • Prophetic Art That Preaches the Gospel
    This fine art book inspired by the Gospel of Matthew is taking Yeshua's love to the multitudes.
  • 7Song Shifts Modern Evangelism With Music
    Imagine the gospel communicated through seven songs that tell the full story of creation, the fall and redemption.
  • Delivered on the Road to Damascus
    In the fight to set homosexual captives free, Greg Quinlan is like a modern-day apostle Paul.
  • Can America See a Spiritual Resurrection?
    Faith leaders call on Christians to pray, vote and run for office to return America to its biblically based roots.

Inspire

  • T.D. Jakes' daughter offers stunning insight for facing trials
  • 'Christian Samurai' movie shows the reality most faith-based films ignore
  • Las Vegas pastor shows power of God in Sin City on reality TV show

Empower

  • This month's resources: War Room; Origins; The Great Deceiver; Out of the House of Bread; Have It All; Steadfast Love; Supernatural Deliverance and more.
  • Reviews: Inheritance and Woodlawn

January 2016: Fasting That Breaks Strongholds

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Fasting That Breaks Strongholds

Adding fasting to your spiritual warfare strategy could lead you into massive breakthrough.

Featured Articles

  • The Daniel Detox
    Learn the secrets to revitalizing your body and spirit in 21 days
  • Setting the Emotional Captives Free
    Discover the truth that will set you free from the bondage of emotional eating.
  • The Holy Meal That Heals
    The daily practice of receiving Communion is a powerful source of physical and spiritual healing that could radically change your life.
  • Fasting Your Way to a Longer Life
    Fasting could reduce your risk of common health issues such as heart disease and diabetes and lengthen your life.
  • Breaking the Cycles of Weight-Loss Defeat
    How to move beyond prayers for "me and mine"—allowing your heart to beat in rhythm with God's heart.
  • Healthy, Wealthy and Wise
    More than Wall Street savvy, healthy investments are spiritually aligned with the Bible. Here's what you need to know about mutual funds.

Inspire

  • The evangelism brochure that's reaching millions of broken hearts
  • God answers an intercessory prayer meeting with lightning and thunder
  • An Israeli Arab pastor risks his life to preach the gospel

Empower

  • This month's resources: Jezebel's Puppets, Surrender, The Giver and the Gift, Fresh Start, The Unbroken Cord, Jesus Speaks, Floodplain, plus more
  • Review: Natalie Grant's Be One

December 2015: What if Mary Chose Abortion?

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What if Mary Chose Abortion?

As millions celebrate the birth of Jesus this Christmas, pro-life advocates are asking a profound question: What if Jesus had never been born? 

Featured Articles

  • Wisdom in A Christmas Carol
    Discover how Scrooge can save your Christmas—and perhaps your life.
  • The Cross in the Manger
    Go beyond just the cultural enjoyment of the holidays and experience the real meaning of Christmas.
  • Where I Am
    Inspired by the world's greatest promise, Billy Graham shares the hope of heaven.
  • The Key to Everything 
    Find out why giving is the secret to unlocking God's releasing grace and His abundant blessings.
  • Discover Your Prayer Passion
    How to move beyond prayers for "me and mine"—allowing your heart to beat in rhythm with God's heart.
  • Rewards of Blessing Prophets
    Learn about the favor, promotion and financial breakthroughs that come into your life when you receive and bless a prophet of God.
  • Did Jesus Really Have to Die?
    From the manger to the cross, Jesus was born to die so we may live.
  • The Return of 'Superbook'
    The classic animated series returns to retail, thanks to CBN and Charisma Media
  • Star of Wonder
    An interview with the author of the explosive new book that unveils the mystery of the Star of Bethlehem.
  • Messiah's Misfits
    Why the ones man overlooks are the ones God notices and plucks from obscurity.

Inspire

  • Former 'street god' takes Jesus to the projects
  • VeggieTales creator releases space adventure film Galaxy Buck
  • Rev. Charlie Holt shows Christians how to live the 'crucified life'
  • Nathaniel's Hope shows God's love to children with special needs

Empower

  • This month's resources: A.W. Tozer's Delighting in God; Mercy Me, It's Christmas; Devil-Proof Your Family; The Gospel of John; Sheila Walsh's The Bible Is My Best Friend; plus more
  • Reviews: A.D. The Bible Continues and Garden City: Work, Rest, and the Art of Being Human

November 2015: Prophets Arising

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Prophets Arising

Amid a rising sea of prophetic voices, many are predicting a great move of the Spirit.  

Featured Articles

  • Discerning God's Voice
    Discover how to detect the difference between fleshly thoughts, satanic distractions and godly wisdom.
  • Heaven's Prophetic Assignments
    Learn about the making of a prophet, God's unique assignments and the unusual ways that He deals with prophets. 
  • Filming the Spirit
    Filmmaker Darren Wilson reveals in Holy Ghost: Reborn how the Spirit often moves in unexpected ways—transforming lives through supernatural means.
  • Embracing the Wonders of Trials 
    Learn how to maintain joy and maximize spiritual growth during a wilderness season. 
  • God's Road Map
    Follow God's road map to uncover deep mysteries hidden in celestial events and seasons.
  • Good or God?
    If good is obvious, why does the Bible say we need discernment to see it? Discover why good without God isn't good enough.
  • Singles in the Church
    Why the church needs to reapproach how it ministers to singles.
  • The World Race
    During an 11-month trek to 11 countries, thousands of young people are discovering what it means to help the "least of these." 

Inspire

  • Urban pastor reaches next generation
  • Louie Giglio finds spiritual truths in comeback stories
  • A simple message for teenagers: JesusCares.com
  • Mercy Ministries frees women from bondage

Empower

  • This month's resources: #Struggles, The Purpose-Driven Life Devotional for Kids, Faith of Our Fathers, Awake Our Souls, plus more
  • Review: Building 429's Unashamed

October 2015: Friends of Zion

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Friends of Zion

A new museum in Israel features Corrie ten Boom, Oskar Schindler and other who risked all to save the lives of Jews and establish the state of Israel.  

Featured Articles

  • Israel Set Ablaze for Jesus
    Why the restoration of the Jewish people to their Messiah could be a catalyst to release the greatest Gentile revival in history. 
  • Completing the Reformation
    The film Let the Lion Roar urges Christians to "complete the Reformation" by combating replacement theology in the church.  
  • Lost No More
    Follow a rabbi on the trail of the Lost Tribes of Israel, an adventure that reads like a modern-day suspense movie screenplay. 
  • Secrets of Gaining Wisdom 
    Discover God's greatest gift and the key to unlocking your destiny and calling. 
  • Dismantling the Enemy's Plans
    Learn how to develop a Christlike identity and break the enemy's most binding force- double-mindedness. 
  • Defeating Mental Giants
    Why the smallest "God thoughts" can lead to your greatest victories. 
  • Rediscovering the Holy Spirit
    Why the church needs the Holy Spirit now more than ever. 
  • Redigging the Healing Wells
    John G. Lake's healing movement is rising rapidly in Israel. 

Inspire

  • Sheila Walsh encourages believers to take 5 minutes with Jesus
  • Business owner transitions into missions work
  • Candace Cameron Bure's success secret

Empower

  • This month's resources: Billy Graham's Where I am, Max Lucado's Glory Days, Joyce Meyer's The Mind Connection, plus more
  • Reviews: Brian Houston's Live Love Lead and Jason Crabb's Whatever the Road

September 2015: The Great Convergence

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The Great End-Time Convergence

As end-of-age signs align, many prophecy experts believe this could be the beginning of the end. Are they right? 

Featured Articles

  • The Babylon Code
    An investigation into the secrets of "Mystery, Babylon" reveals forces are working to create a global government and cashless society. 
  • Global Convergence: A False Utopia
    The Bible and America's Founding Fathers all warned of a world government.  
  • The Tectonic Event
    Will the U.S. Supreme Court decision regarding gay marriage bring judgment?
  • Silent Pulpits
    Seven reasons why your pastor may not be preaching on Bible prophecy. 
  • Could the Antichrist Arise From the Eighth Kingdom?
    A new analysis of Scripture identified key traits of the Antichrist.
  • Preparing for the 'Blood Moons Financial Collapse'
    Why many believers are preparing for the worst (even if the blood moons don't bring economic calamity).

Inspire

  • Darwin Hobbs overcomes early sexual abuse and pursues wholeness
  • Answers in Genesis raises America's first full-scale ark

Empower

  • This month's resources: TD Jake's Destiny, the documentary, Patterns of Evidence: Exodus, plus more
  • Reviews: Russell Moore's Onward and the award-winning documentary The Drop Box

August 2015: People Who Radically Changed Our World

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World Changers

As Charisma reflects on its 40th anniversary, we're featuring 40 people whom the Holy Spirit used to radically change our world.

Featured Articles

  • Charisma's Odyssey
    How the Holy Spirit guided Charisma from a magazine to a media company is an amazing story of God's grace and blessing. 
  • 10 Trends of the Coming Revival
    What will the next wave of the Holy Spirit look like? I believe hope will overcome the darkness.  
  • What's Next?
    Pastor Jack Hayford shares his thoughts with Charisma on the future of the Pentecostal/charismatic movement. 
  • Spreading the Fame of Jesus
    Young leaders of the Pentecostal movements envision a world that knows Jesus.

Inspire

  • Switchfoot parents reveal secrets to enjoying parenthood
  • United Night of Worship touches and unties thousands in New England

Empower

  • This month's resources: Perry Stone's The Eighth Kingdom, the box office hit, Do You Believe?, tobyMac's This Is Not a Test, John Eckhardt's Unshakable, James Goll's What Love Looks Like, plus more
  • Reviews: Matt Redman's Unbroken Praise and Chick Colson's My Final Word

July 2015: This Election Will Impact Generations

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Swing Vote

At a time when America is exhibiting signs of an imminent implosion, many consider the 2016 election the 'most important of our lifetime'- one that will greatly affect future generations.

Featured Articles

  • Charisma Media to Launch Podcast Network
    People will hear the 'Charisma Newscast,' Jennifer LeClaire's 'Walking in the Spirit' and other programs via their smartphones and iPods. 
  • Charisma Launches Faith and Politics Site
    Charisma Caucus features cutting-edge political news and commentary in the run-up to 2016 and beyond. 
  • America in the Balance
    In this election, leaders say spiritual solutions, not just political ones, are critical to solving America's formidable problems.
  • The Pivotal Millennial Vote
    Polls show millennials may pick the next president. What can the church do to engage this generation at this pivotal time in history?
  • Why America's First Freedom is in Jeopardy 
    The government has become hostile to religious freedom. America's security and prosperity will elude it until religious liberty is restored. 
  • Spiritual Gift of Prophecy 
    The Tales of a Wandering Prophet author offers tips on using the prophetic gift for God's purpose and glory.

Inspire

  • Mother healed of addition and abortion
  • The recipe for a new love language?
  • Former Beatles manager tells of redemption

Empower

  • This month's resources: R.T. Kendall's new book, Four Blood Moons DC, John Eckhardt's Prophet Arise, plus more
  • Reviews: Matthew West's 'Live Forever,' Jep and Jessica Robertson's The Good, the Bad, and the Grace of God

June 2015: The Supernatural

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The Supernatural Investigator 

Sid Roth, host of It's Supernatural!, has followed the move of the Spirit for decades and now believed miracles are about to become commonplace throughout the world.

Featured Articles

  • Is Jesus Returning Soon?
    In a dream that rocked his world, popular television show host Sid Roth heard Jesus say three times, 'I am coming back soon!'
  • Modern Resurrections: Are They Real?
    The fall releases of 90 Minutes in Heaven and Touching Heaven come amid reports of hundreds of modern-day resurrections. 
  • The Life-Saving Power of Speaking in tongues
    Abducted at knifepoint from her bed and taken to the cornfields of Michigan, Kathi Byker expected to die. But when she began to speak in tongues, something unexpectedly miraculous happened. 

Inspire

  • American Heritage Girls celebrating 20 years of faith-based activism
  • Fifteen is the new Seventeen
  • Erin Kelly breaks down her family's hopes and struggles in Kelly Tough
  • Ex-stripper reveals god's miracles
  • Heaven's healing touch for Annabel Beam

Empower

  • This month's resources: A book by 'Wandering Prophet' Hubie Synn, the A.D. guide, The Key to Everything, plus more. 
  • Reviews: Audio Adrenaline's Sounds of the Saints, Rifqa Bary's Hiding in the Light
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