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

May 2015: An Appeal To Heaven

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An Appeal to Heaven

As God lifts His hedge of protection around the nation, many are joining the 'Appeal to Heaven' movement to save America. 

Featured Articles

  • Is The Next Great Move of God Beginning?
    The church is waking up and many are making an 'Appeal to Heaven.' Become a part of the revival many have been praying for. 
  • Will America Avoid Calamity?
    A 'great shaking' is coming to America, but through judgment revival can come. 
  • The Response to a Nation in Turmoil
    Intercessory prayer and a 'corporate heart awakening' are necessary for America to experience another Great Awakening.  
  • The Words of the Prophets 
    Faith leaders with a prophetic gifting say America's future rests with the church. 
  • Is Prophetic Evangelism the Answer?
    At the time when polls show Christian rarely share their faith with others, a new and innovative form of evangelism is exhibiting promise. 
  • Face to Face With God
    Why the secret to experiencing the supernatural is linked to a deep, intimate and 'face-to-face' relationship with God.

Inspire

  • The $400 million Museum of the Bible project begins
  • As ISIS targets Christianity, godly warriors arise
  • Global Outreach Day reaches 75 million people with the gospel
  • Pastors go Treasure hunting with solar-powered audio Bible

Empower

  • This month's resources: A DVD about second-century hero Polycarp, Mark Casto's When Misfits Become Kings, Jo Naughton's 30-Day Detox, plus more.
  • Reviews: Robert Morris' Truly Free, Plumb's Exhale

April 2015

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Jesus Goes to Hollywood

Tinseltown is releasing a flood of faith-based films and TV shows, creating an unparalleled opportunity to spread the Good News. Could Hollywood help Christianity make a comeback?  

Featured Articles

  • Is Hollywood Following the Biblical Script? 
    Noah, Exodus and other films ignited controversy, but faith leaders say the movies are an opportunity to share the gospel. 
  • The Secret to Childlike Faith
    How Christians who are disappointed with their spiritual journey are discovering intimacy with God through childlike faith.
  • Finding Courage by Tapping the Mind of God
    Mike Rakes deconstructs the negative thoughts and attitudes that infiltrate our minds and reveals how our thoughts strengthen or undermine the courage and confidence of our hearts. 
  • Forgive the Unforgivable 
    How to find hope and healing through pain, loss and betrayal. 
  • The Life and Legacy of One of Today's Greatest Prophets
    Before his death, beloved prophetic minister John Paul Jackson saw visions of troubling headlines about the future of America. What predictions remain? 

Inspire

  • A thousand join 'Amazing Grace' flash mob at mall
  • Radio station reaching thousands of Buddhist nation
  • Scholarships for children of Fallen Patriots Foundation
  • Youth pastor equips students for revival

Empower

  • This month's resources: Tim Timberlake's book on God's plans, Lauren Daigle's latest CD, Jennifer LeClaire's The Next Great Move of God, plus more
  • Reviews: Chad Burn's Beyond the Mask film, Point of Grace's Directions Home

March 2015

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The Healing Miracles Preacher

Randy Clark is helping millions walk in the power of the Holy Spirit with reported signs, healing miracles and even the dead resurrected. 

Featured Articles

  • Why World Vision Changed Its Mind
    Why World Vision reversed its decision on hiring gays, and what's next?
  • Why World Vision's Same-Sex Controversy Became our Dilemma
    While Charisma applauds World Vision's reversal, Christians must uphold biblical marriage
  • A Modern-Day Mordecai
    Former Charisma editor J. Lee Grady is defending women worldwide. Now he needs your help.
  • Lee Strobel Experiences Miraculous Healing
    The New York Times best-selling author nearly died. Following a miraculous healing, he's penned his most intimate book to date. 
  • Twisting the Gospel
    Why "hip" churches are leading to an exodus of young people from Jesus' teachings.

Inspire

  • Katie Meyler named Time 'Person of the Year'
  • Lifting the weight of the heavy burdens 
  • Church members die in plane crash but pastor chooses faith
  • Reaching millennials with stories 

Empower

  • This month's resources: Gaither Vocal Band's latest CD, Craig Stone's book on forgiveness, Chad Gibbs' Jesus Without Borders, plus more
  • Reviews: Nancy Ravenhill's Touched by Heaven, Third Day's Lead Us Back

February 2015:

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Why Christians Are the New Targets of Discrimination

While high-profile cases of Christians caught in the cultural crosshairs are on the rise, the real battle involves the spiritual realm.

Featured Articles

  • U-Turn: How the Church Can Save America 
    Based on years of research and experience, David Carton and George Barna lay out a plan to restore what's been lost in our nation
  • A Prophetic Code to America's Future
    How we can discern the times-and the signs-pointing to America's final spiritual visitation at the time of the end
  • Communicating With God
    A practical guide to developing a stronger life of communicating with God
  • Why Many Churches Exclude the Holy Spirit on Sunday
    As more churches "program out" God's Spirit, here's why welcoming His fullness can change everything
  • Hope in the End Times
    The secret to optimism and resilience in the last days

Inspire

  • How Dr. Alveda King is seeking to restore her family's dream
  • Perilous return from Everest opens doors of faith for ex-Navy swimmer
  • Doctors admit "miracle" as dead woman rises

Empower

  • This month's resources: Jeremy Camp's latest CD, Sid Roth's end-times guide, Keith Butler rules on Grace vs. Judgment, plus more
  • Reviews: Old Fashioned faith-based romance takes on Fifty Shades at the theater, Brandon Heath's No Turning Back

January 2015:

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The Juice Lady's Keys to Health and Healing

Before being known as "The Juice Lady," Cherie Calbom was sick, tired and dying. Yet after two miraculous healings, she developed a healthy lifestyle that has millions following suit. 

Featured Articles

  • 21 Days With the Holy Spirit
    What would happen if your mornings for the next three weeks began with a date with the Holy Spirit? Here's a 21-day plan that could transform your life. 
  • Healing a Broken Heart
    7 steps to cooperate with God through emotional healing from heartache, trauma or loss.  
  • When Does God Sanction War?
    Why we must all wrestle with the role justice plays in everyday warfare-both physical and spiritual.  
  • How to Move Heaven With Your Prayers
    Biblical heores like Moses knew the secrets to powerful prayers with supernatural results. Follow their lead and expect the miraculous. 

Inspire

  • Florida pastor breaks Guinness world record while raising $100,000
  • Behind-the-scenes faith inspires the Angelina Jolie-produced Unbroken
  • Kentucky ministry gives families of prisoners place of rest

Empower

  • This month's resources: Randy Clark's Holy Spirit guidebook, Bethel Music's Will Not Be Shaken, Rebecca Greenwood on mental strongholds, Joel Rosenberg's fiction-turned-reality and more
  • Reviews: New books from Mike Huckabee and Larry Stockstill

December 2014:

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O Come, Let Us Adore Him

How to recover the lost discipline of adoration this Christmas-and beyond. 

Featured Articles

  • The Most Wonderful Time of the Year
    Charisma readers' favorite authors and artists share their most memorable Christmases. 
  • Wisdom From the Epiphany 
    When God was revealed in the flesh, wise men responded with divinely prophetic gifts. But what really made these men so wise? 
  • When the Holidays Hurt
    One woman's remarkable journey provides a reminder of the redemption Christ offers to every hurting soul during Christmastime. 
  • You've Got to Give it Away
    How you can change people's lives- including your own- through simple acts of love. 
  • Illegal Prayers
    What Jesus says about pushing the boundaries in prayer isn't just startling, it's lie changing for every believer in need of an urgent reply from God. 
  • The Idols of Beauty and Success
    Are you worshiping God or these subtle, worldly idols? 

Inspire

  • Four-time Olympian snowboarder goes for more than gold
  • Adopted girl turns her own abandonment into hope for others
  • Leader's tragic death leaves behind intentional legacy for the kingdom 
  • Former NFL player feeds kids with more that football

Empower

  • This month's resources: Kim Walker-Smith covers Christmas, Jack Hayford's Christmas Miracle, Fred Hammond develops Trust, plus more
  • Reviews: New releases from Aaron Shust, Michael W. Smith and Iris Delgado

November 2014:

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Spiritual Warfare: How to Counter Satan's Attack on Your Family

Amid the culture war against the family unit, we can't forget the real battle is in the spiritual realm. Here's how to counter Satan's assult at home.

Featured Articles

  • Praying Down Powers and Principalities
    Though many people go to unhealthy extremes in their approach to spiritual warfare, the Bible gives us a model for effecting change in the spiritual realm.
  • The Devil's Playbook
    Exposing the top 3 tactics Satan uses to derail and destroy us.
  • Discerning Spirits in the Church
    Often the spirits we face within the church are just as evil as those outside–which is why we must increase our ability to discern.
  • Battling the Behemoths of Our Time
    As one massive stronghold around the world falls, another is rising. How do we recognize and defeat these powerful evil forces in the spirit?

Inspire

  • Anne Graham Lotz reports supernatural confirmations after prayer initiatives
  • 'Biblegirl' goes from streets, strip clubs to the Savior
  • Ministry helps thousands break cycle of poverty in Rwanda
  • Woman healed after 16 years in wheelchair

Empower

  • This month's resources: 50 Things You Need to Know About Satan and Demons, Jonathan Bermos on the afterlife, Sanctus Real's Dream, plus more.
  • Reviews: Mike Shreve's Powerful Prayers for Supernatural Results PLUS: Kirk Cameron's Saving Christmas

October 2014: The Mystery of the Shemitah

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The Mystery of the Shemitah

Jonathan Cahn decodes a 3,000-year-old mystery linking Israel's current events, the Sabbath year, blood moons, America's economy and you.

Featured Articles

  • Lost and Found: Regathering the 'Lost Tribes' of Israel
    How God is bringing back to the Holy Land 10 tribes that seemingly vanished from history more than 2,700 years ago
  • What Would Jesus Do About the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict?
    The believer's response to both Irsael and the Palestinian community can be complicated, but Christ established a clear model
  • When the Holy Land Comes to Life
    A trip to Jerusalem's Temple Mount sparks renewal during a season of spiritual dryness
  • What the Bible Really Says About Being Gay and Christian
    5 Scriptural truths that dismantle the modern-day argument that God's Word condones the homosecual lifestyle
  • What Makes God Smile
    We need faith to please God. So how do we develop the kind that makes His day?

Inspire

  • How Medical Ministry International changes more than half a million lives with 90 percent volunteer force
  • After hitting rock bottom, former slugger Darryl Strawberry and wife now helping other heal
  • How to raise 32 children after your marriage almost falls apart

Empower

  • This month's resources: Nicolas Cage remakes Left Behind, Desperation Band's new live CD, Satan's Deadly Trio and more
  • Reviews: Lisa Bevere's new book and 21 Things the Devil Cannot Do
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