September 2014: The Case for the MEV

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The Case for the MEV

Does the world really need another Bible translation? Charisma reports on the state of Scripture engagement today and how the new Modern English Version could impact trands and change lives.

Featured Articles

  • My Roots in a Biblical Revolution
    Steve Strang has known for years that his ancestry included a famous Bible translator, but it wasn't until publishing the MEV that this lineage took on a whole new meaning.
  • The Making of a Bible Translation
    The miraculous story of how the Modern English Version came to be
  • The Word Made Fresh
    How the MEV brings the beauty of the King James Version into the 21st century.
  • Dumb and Dumber: How Bible Illiteracy Is Killing Our Nation
    Despite having more access to Scripture, we're the most biblically illiterate generation in history. Here's why that's affecting our culture—and what we can do to curb the trend.
  • How to Read the Bible Like Jesus
    5 elements from the greatest Bible study ever to help direct your own study time.
  • Stand Tough in Tough Times
    Ron Luce's world was rocked when his daughter was the lone survivor of a plane crash that killed four young men. Here's what he's since learned about faith when life doesn't make sense.

Inspire

  • ORU students break missions record
  • Pay it forward ... with a trackable card
  • MasterWorks ministry equips artists with practical and spiritual training

Empower

  • This month's resources: China's Opening Door, Max Lucado on simple prayer, IHOP worship, Ron Luce gets Resilient, David Wilkerson biography and more
  • Reviews: Bill Johnson's Experience the Impossible, new J.J. Hairston CD
  • PLUS: Q&A with Jim Caviezel

August 2014: Recognizing the Holy Spirit

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A Centennial Move of the Spirit
100 years of the Assemblies of God

It's been 100 years since the Assemblies of God emerged from the outpouring at Azusa Street. Charisma's founder reports on how the Holy Spirit has moved through the world's largest Pentecostal denomination—and what lies ahead.

Featured Articles

  • Our Roots in the Assemblies of God
    How my personal journey—and that of Charisma—has been shaped by the AG.
  • Marks of the Assemblies
    What three elements not only characterize the Assemblies of God, but also must remain for future growth?
  • Convoy of Hope's Mission to Feed One
    How you can join the movement to help combat world hunger for just $10 a month.
  • Are You a Friend of the Holy Spirit?
    The Holy Spirit isn't strange. He's a wonderful, kind, and sensitive Person—and here's how a real friendship with Him can change your life.
  • You're Not an Extra!
    Have you relegated yourself to the sidelines in the kingdom while others do the "real" work? Here's the truth about God's plans for you.
  • When the Holy Ghost Moves on the Big Screen
    A new film from Darren Wilson highlights God's supernatural power onscreen. But it's the behind-the-scenes stories that indicates another movement.

Inspire

  • Jack Frost's widow finds courage to continue at Shiloh
  • AG missionary program for children and teens makes major impact
  • Texas woman walks after four years confined to wheelchair

Empower

  • This month's resources: Guillermo Maldonado's Supernatural Transformation, new Lecrae album, faith and football, plus more.
  • Reviews: Deliverance and Spiritual Warfare Manual from John Eckhardt, Bill Hybels' Simplify, plus an interview with Christine Caine.
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July 2014: Hearing God

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Cover 1: Hearing God
How to discern God's voice in a world of distractions

Cover 2: A Tribute to Pastor Jack Hayford
At age 80, a life well-lived

Featured Articles

  • Developing an Ear for the Truth
  • The Simplicity of Shareing the Gospel
  • What to Do When You're Raising Your Grandchildren
  • The Life and Times of Jack and Anna Hayford
  • A Spiritual Father
  • The Vision to Build a University for the King

Inspire

  • ORU alumni newlyweds capture hearts with heroic battle against cancer
  • Ecuador missionary uses personal pain to fuel outreach to alcoholics
  • Find out what made a kidnapper release a faith-filled 10-year-old
  • Couple refuses to coast in retirement

Empower

  • This month's resources: Hillsong's No Other Name, a follow-up Demon Dictionary, Kevin Malarkey admins to A Beautiful Defeat and more
  • Reviews: Persecuted, Moriah Peters' Brave, Andrew Farley is Relaxing With God and more

June 2014: GOD (B)LESS AMERICA

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GOD (B)LESS AMERICA
Why Fox News host TODD STARNES' fight for religious liberty goes beyond America's culture wars.

Featured Articles

  • The Secret to Holy Sexuality
    Many married Christians struggle to connect God's holiness with their sexuality because of abuse, addictions or faulty mindsets. It's time to discover the truth about God and sex.
  • What Not to Wear: Another Look at Modesty
    Confronting cleavage, carnality and purity in a culture obsessed with showing more skin
  • Sexual Atheism and the Christian Single
    Why the latest Christian dating data reveals a deeper spiritual malaise
  • Moving Beyond Bitterness and Betrayal
    How to heal from the devastation of being betrayed
  • The Gift That Hasn't Stopped Giving
    A radical career change and a response to a newsparper story not only changed one man's family, but is now transforming lives with a biblical truth of generous living

Inspire

  • Sujo John's YouCanFree.Us combats human trafficking industry in India.
  • Can being blessed become a curse?
  • Philippines missionary wrongly jailed uses experience for good.
  • Florida woman forgives after the unthinkable happens to her.

Empower

  • This month's resources: N.T. Wright's Surprised, Ted Dekker's Hacker, hope after a devastating tornado and more.
  • Reviews: R.T. Kendall's 40 Days With the Holy Spirit, sophmore album from American Idol winner Danny Gokey.

May 2014: Walking in the Supernatural

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Walking in the Supernatural
Randy Clark explains how to move from an average faith into walking with the Holy Spirit and seeing signs, wonders and miracles.

Featured Articles

  • When Angels Intervene
    Six respected charismatic leaders share firsthand accounts and personal revelations involving angelic encounters.
  • Why We Need Supernatural Manifestations in the Church Today
    To be relevant for the kingdom, we must earnestly desire the supernatural.
  • What Supernatural Authority Do You Have?
    What you need to know about binding the spirits, principalities and powers of darkness.
  • The Supernatural Ascension
    Among most evangelicals, Jesus' ascension is largely an uncelebrated event. Here are seven reasons why it matters more than most of us think.
  • The Supernatural Power of Agreement
    How walking in unity with others paves the way for the miraculous.

Inspire

  • Could recent floods in Mozambique expand the revival Iris Global has seen?
  • College party town meets God's love through Jesus Burgers
  • How a Florida ministry is teaming with pro athletes to help hurting kids
  • A Bridge to Restoration
  • C.S. Lewis adapted for theater (again)

Empower

  • This month's resources: Smitty signs Sovereign, Dutch Sheets on Hope, deliverance ministry stories and more.
  • Reviews: Ragamuffin movie, Focus on the Family's Irreplaceable, Anthony Evan's CD and more

April 2014: Mercy in Calcutta

 

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Mercy in Calcutta - How a 60-year-old Pentecostal ministry continues to transform one of the world's most populous citities

Featured Articles

  • Charisma Cares
  • Restoring Life to the Blind
  • Beautiful Blood
  • The Billy Graham of Iran
  • Are You Spiritually Fit for the Days Ahead?
  • But That's Not in the Word!
  • It's Time to Get Rewired

 

March 2014: The Church at the Crossroads

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The Church at the Crossroads - The 8 biggest issues facing the American church today ... and how we must respond.

Featured Articles

  • Liberation or License: The Problem of Grace
  • The Great Gay Deception
  • Modern Family?
  • How to End the Greatest Massacre in History
  • God's Not Scared of New Atheism
  • God's Plan for True Social Justice
  • Christian: It's More Than Just a Label
  • The Problem With Being Relevant

February 2014: The Spirit of Adoption

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The Spirit of Adoption - How Spirit-led churches are taking action to alleviate our nation's orphan crisis.

Featured Articles

  • Marriage Tune-up
  • No More Gifts?
  • San Fran's Saving Prayer
  • Single Purpose

January 2014: Prayer & Fasting

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Prayer & Fasting - How to move heaven and earth with a fasted lifestyle of RADICAL prayer

Featured Articles

  • Rewards for Fasting?
  • Audacious Prayers
  • 10 Tips For a Healthy Fast
  • Truth about Yoga

December 2013: Emmanuel: When God Is With Us

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Emmanuel: When God Is With Us - Supernatural Stories of Jesus' Presence, Protection and Provision

Featured Articles

  • Keeping Christ in Christmas
  • How God Defines Success
  • Peru's Revival

November 2013: Feeding Children Everywhere

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Feeding Children Everywhere - How a young ministry is using marketplace innovation to fight global hunger.

Featured Articles

  • 7 Signs of Spiritual Attack
  • Used By God
  • Baby Drop Box
  • Life-Saving Gifts

October 2013: Israel In Target

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Israel In Target - With anti-semitism surging globally, Jack Hayford explains why Israel needs the Church now more than ever.

Featured Articles

  • Supernatural Holocaust Art
  • Top 7 Reasons to Visit the Holy Land
  • Exclusive Report: Where Your Israel Donation REALLY Goes
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