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Artists Come Together For Benefit concert in honour of Pastor Lionel Petersen

On Thursday, 30th March 2017 at 7pm, friends and family gathered at Rhema Bible Church to host, perform and be part of a free Benefit concert in honour of Pastor Lionel Petersen who has been in hospital for the past 7 months but was recently discharged from hospital and is now recuperating at home. The […]

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ALABANZA CONCERT TAKES A LEAP OF FAITH FOR AFRICAN BROTHERS RE-UNION

Church Image Network was on ground to cover the Mega Gospel event titled “Alabanza Concert” on Sunday, 26th March 2017, hosted by Nigerian based Tehila Records at the Gold Reef City Lyric Theatre, Johannesburg, South Africa, featuring numerous Gospel artists from Nigeria and South Africa. See photos and the reaction below. Many were in attendance […]

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COLOUR 2017

The COLOUR Conference is much more than an annual event that gathers thousands of women across four major cities and continents. It is an ever growing global movement of everyday women, seeking to create a stance for justice, change and influence. It is a story of “divine grace” and it’s ability to find its way […]

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ALABANZA: TEHILA RECORDS SPEAKS ON PURPOSE FOR SOUTH/NIGERIAN SYNERGY CONCERT

All stage is set for the Nigerian-based record label, Tehila Records, organizers of the Alabanza mega gospel concert billed for the 26th of March 2017 at The Lyric Theatre, in Gold Riff, here in Johannesburg South Africa. The organizers which sometime last year unveil the plans to host the showpiece event for 2017 in South […]

NEWS/FEATURES

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Kenya TV shutdown: Court suspends ban imposed over Odinga ‘inauguration’

Kenya’s High Court has suspended the government’s shutdown of three of the country’s largest private TV channels. KTN, NTV, and Citizen TV were taken off the air over plans to broadcast opposition leader Raila Odinga’s unofficial “inauguration” on Tuesday. The court has suspended the ban for 14 days while the case is heard. Currently the […]

How should a Christian view entrepreneurship?

Question: “How should a Christian view entrepreneurship?” Answer: An entrepreneur is someone who creates and runs a new business for profit by selling products or services. An entrepreneur is usually a self-motivated person who is willing to work hard and do whatever is necessary to get the business off the ground. Entrepreneurs must be willing […]

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GATHERING THE RAIN IN YEMEN

The crisis in Yemen continues. Three quarters of the population are in need of humanitarian assistance, including many children. Tearfund’s partners are there, working with courage and determination to bring immediate relief and longer term support to those in most need. Labelled the world’s worst humanitarian crisis, eight million people are facing starvation, while the […]

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20 Essential Hair Tips You Must Know To Grow & Maintain Long Hair

Long hair is a boon and the envy of people. However, if not taken care of properly it can just as quickly turn into a curse. If you’ve been blessed with long tresses it’s up to you to take care of them. What with stress and pollution, your long hair can so easily slip into […]

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5 Church Administration Issues You Need to Know—But Didn’t Learn in Seminary

Ask church pastors about what excites them, and they often enthusiastically share the plans their churches have to reach their cities, build life-sharing small groups, preach and teach the Bible, and develop thriving children’s and youth ministries. The list is seemingly endless. But ask them about what keeps them up at night, and they often […]

What Should We Wear to Church?

When I was a little boy, probably 80% of men wore a coat and tie to our church, and 90% of women wore dresses. By the time I was in high school, 40% of men wore a coat and tie, and 50% of women wore dresses to church — the majority of both genders being […]

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Winter inside the Church and the hope of Christmas

As the dark horrors of sexual abuse finally begin to surface across all spectrums of our society, we are once again reminded that our churches are not immune from this wickedness. The #metoo and #churchtoo movements are a sobering and painful reminder that a dark winter exists inside the Church … a community that claims […]

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The Believer and Drinking

Introduction 1. Most professing Christians believe that drinking is acceptable “in moderation.” This is true generally for Roman Catholics, Orthodox, Lutherans, and for a growing number of Emerging Church Evangelicals. For example, the book Listening to the Beliefs of Emerging Churches: Five Perspectives contains probably a dozen references to the joys of drinking. The contributors […]

Fashion & Style

What Should We Wear to Church?

When I was a little boy, probably 80% of men wore a coat and tie to our church, and 90% of women wore dresses. By the time I was in high school, 40% of men wore a coat and tie, and 50% of women wore dresses to church — the majority of both genders being […]

Entertainment

Concerns raised over new movie that depicts God as a woman

Octavia Spencer is part of the movie cast. The depiction of God as a woman (played by Octavia Spencer) in the upcoming Lionsgate faith-based film “The Shack,” which is an adaptation of the best-selling book by William P. Young. A grieving man receives a mysterious, personal invitation to meet with God at a place called […]

Social Ills & Issues

Effects of Drug Abuse and Addiction

Drugs are chemicals. Different drugs, because of their chemical structures, can affect the body in different ways. In fact, some drugs can even change a person’s body and brain in ways that last long after the person has stopped taking drugs, maybe even permanently. Depending on the drug, it can enter the human body in […]

Health

How to Make Ginger Drink to Reduce Pain, Arthritis, Bad Cholesterol and High Blood Sugar

Ginger has been traditionally used in the holistic medicine for centuries, as it is high in useful components that help in the treatments of multiple ailments and health conditions, like arthritis and stomach disorders. Today, we will tell you a recipe of a special ginger drink which soothes pain, regulates bad cholesterol and high blood […]

Family

Raising A Strong Family

Oretha Hagin went home to be with the Lord in 2007. She and Kenneth E. Hagin were married for nearly 65 years. This article was adapted from her book The Price Is Not Greater Than God’s Grace. When the Lord told Kenneth to begin traveling in ministry, we decided that I would stay home and […]

Faith Articles

Personality Tests—A Waste or a Resource?

Most of us have taken at least one personality test over the course of our lifetime. Some prefer StrengthsFinder, others appreciate Myers–Briggs, but each with the same objective: to better understand who we are and what we should do. The popularity of these tests has only skyrocketed in recent years. Thousands of companies use them […]

Architectural Perspective

9 Things You Should Know About Church Architecture

Joe Carter Joe Carter is an editor for The Gospel Coalition, the editor of the NIV Lifehacks Bible, and the co-author of How to Argue Like Jesus: Learning Persuasion from History’s A recent newspaper profile of Elevation Church, a megachurch located in Charlotte, North Carolina, led some readers to ask why the church uses an […]

Sport

Religious Headgear Ban in World Basketball May Be Lifted

Qatar’s women’s basketball team left the court after refusing to abide by international regulations preventing them from wearing hijabs and thus forfeiting their women’s basketball game against Mongolia at Hwaseong Sports Complex during the 17th Asian Games in Incheon September 24, 2014. Reuters / Kim Kyung-Min/Sports Chosun A 20-year-old rule banning religious headgear in competitive […]