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The concept of this website was born of GOD by the Holy Spirit, to embrace the needs, secret desires and petitions of a multitude of people.

In the News – 22nd August 2016

IN THE NEWS Links to interesting articles elsewhere Turkish wedding attack: Suicide bomber was 12–14 years old, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says August 22, 2016 A suicide bomber aged as young as 12 killed at least 51 people at a wedding in Turkey, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says, pointing the finger at the Islamic State group. — ABC News Australia Turkey wedding blast: 30 dead and 90 hurt in Continue Reading

The Basics of Geopolitics

The Basics of Geopolitics from the August 22, 2016 eNews issue by Dr. Steve Elwart Image: Huffington Post One mission of the Koinonia Institute is to “put current events in a biblical perspective.” It has been the experience of this author that one has to look at the secular as well as the biblical to give a complete view of what is going on in the world. From time to time, we will write on geopolitics in general to Continue Reading

The Foolishness of Man

The Foolishness of Man from the August 22, 2016 eNews issue by Dr. Steve Elwart An empty-headed person will gain understanding when a wild donkey is born a human being! — Job 11:12 (ISV) An Old Saying There is a saying “God must have loved stupid people, He made so many of them.” Doesn’t sound very Christian, does it? It is interesting to note that a person no less than Dietrich Bonhoeffer had something to say about Continue Reading


The SILVERSMITH -Author Unknown. There was a group of women in a Bible study on the book of Malachi.  As they were studying chapter three they came across verse three which says, "He will sit as a refiner and purifier of silver." This verse puzzled the women and they wondered what this statement meant about the character and nature of God. One of the women offered to find out about the process of refining silver and get back to the Continue Reading

Hear His voice

The Voice ========= Come, let us worship Him. Everyone bow down; kneel before the Eternal who made us. For He is our God and we are His people, the flock of His pasture, His sheep protected and nurtured by His hand. Today, if He speaks, hear His voice Continue Reading

Morning and Evening by Charles Spurgeon – 31st August

Morning ======= "On mine arm shall they trust." / Isaiah 51:5 In seasons of severe trial, the Christian has nothing on earth that he can trust to, and is therefore compelled to cast himself on his God alone. When his vessel is on its beam-ends, and no human deliverance can avail, he must simply and entirely trust himself to the providence and care of God. Happy storm that wrecks a man on such a rock as this! O blessed hurricane Continue Reading

New Age Agenda of Entertainment

New Age Agenda of Entertainment from the May 30, 2016 eNews issue by Glen Iverson New Age religion (Image: The Wild Voice) Ed. Note: Glen Iverson is a student with Koinonia Institute and this article is part of his coursework toward his Gold Medallion. The opinions expressed in this article are his own and are not necessarily those of the ministry. As one looks at the culture in America, we can ask ourselves why Continue Reading

Miracles Protect Our Soldiers

Miracles Protect Our Soldiers from the May 30, 2016 eNews issue by Amy Joy Hess Memorial Day Weekend has passed, and the aroma of barbecue still lingers in the air. Camping trips and anglers’ breakfasts and all manners of out-of-doors cheer follow us into the new week. Most importantly, we recognize we are free to enjoy such a weekend. We can celebrate in the park without fear officers will grill us on where we bought our Continue Reading

In the News – 30th May 2016

IN THE NEWS Links to interesting articles elsewhere A First Look at America’s Supergun May 30, 2016 The weapon is called a railgun and requires neither gunpowder nor explosive. It is powered by electromagnetic rails that accelerate a hardened projectile to staggering velocity—a battlefield meteorite with the power to one day transform military strategy, say supporters, and keep the U.S. ahead of advancing Continue Reading

A Woman for All Seasons: Queen Victoria

A Woman for All Seasons from the May 23, 2016 eNews issue by Dr. Steve Elwart Queen Victoria (Image: Wikipedia) As the righteous grow powerful, people rejoice; but when the wicked rule, people groan. — Proverbs 29:2 (ISV) The Meaning behind the Holiday May 23, 2016, marks Victoria Day in Canada. It is a legal holiday celebrated on the Monday preceding May 25 in every province and territory in the country. (In Continue Reading