Tag Archive: Jan White

Mar 18 2013

What is the definition of a Christian?

If you were arrested for being a Christian, would there be enough evidence to convict you? I’ve heard ministers asked this soul-searching question during sermons encouraging Christians to live out what they profess to believe. Iranian Pastor Yousef Nakarkhani knows firsthand the answer to that question. According to news articles, in 2009 the Christian pastor …

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May 21 2012

Watergate confirms Christ’s resurrection

By: Jan White   Suppose someone questioned the fact of Christ’s resurrection from the grave after His death by crucifixion.   How would you answer?   You could reply with the Apostle Paul’s list of those who saw the risen Lord, including Peter, the twelve, and “over five hundred brethren at once” (1 Corinthians 15:6).   Then, …

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May 15 2012

Chuck Colson: an example of a life well-lived

By: Jan White   I believe God has a plan and purpose for every life and that He ordains certain people who will cross our paths during our lifetimes.   Some of those people play a significant role in shaping our lives.  Our parents, our ministers, our teachers and coaches, and many others help make …

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Feb 28 2012

Family surprised by presidential visit

By Jan White There’s a heart-warming story told about how President Dwight Eisenhower surprised a family while he was vacationing in Denver.   A newspaper reporter had written an article in the form of a letter to the President to tell him about a little boy named Paul Henry Haley, who was dying of cancer.  …

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Aug 23 2011

Did John Lennon become a Christian?

By Jan White Recently, I saw a film producer interviewed on a network news program.  He made a comment that fascinated me when he pointed out the possibility that John Lennon became a Christian during his later years of life. According to a soon-to-be-released documentary about the former Beatle and several biographers as well, Lennon …

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Aug 09 2011

The benefits of our doubts about God

By Jan White Several people I know are battling cancer and cancer seems to be winning – at least for now. Watching them fight this disease as it attacks other areas of their bodies makes me feel helpless.  All I know to do is to continue to pray for them because, like me, they believe …

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Jun 15 2011

A “come to Jesus” meeting?

By Jan White Recently, a friend commented to me that she had a “come to Jesus meeting” and then she shared what had happened in her life.  Hearing the words “come to Jesus meeting” made me wonder about the origin and meaning of the familiar phrase. Several sources state that the phrase has its origin …

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