Christian Challenge Ministries started in the 1990s as a weekly radio program designed to challenge the typical American Christian to achieve deeper spirituality and greater exploits for Christ. Later, we began using a monthly newsletter, The Christian Challenge, as the medium to carry our message of Christian discipleship.
Jeremiah 39:6 (KJV)
Then the king of Babylon slew the sons of Zedekiah in Riblah before his eyes: also the king of Babylon slew all the nobles of Judah.
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Praise the Lord, my soul;
all my inmost being, praise his holy name.
Praise the Lord, my soul,
and forget not all his benefits—
who forgives all your sins
and heals all your diseases,
who redeems your life from the pit
and crowns you with love and compassion,
who satisfies your desires with good things
so that your youth is renewed like the eagle’s.
For God's Sake, Please Don't Be Just Normal!
Saturday, 15 April 2017
An Easter Message of Hope © 2017 by Philip A. Matthews “We were buried therefore with Him by the baptism into death, so that just as Christ was raised from the dead by the glorious [power] of the Father, so we too might [habitually] live and behave in newness of life” (Romans 6:4 Amplified). These ...Read More...
Posted on 04/15/2017 8:04 PM by Philip A. Matthews
Sunday, 22 January 2017
Sitting here watching the news about the protests against Donald Trump’s inauguration and today’s Women’s March on Washington, these thoughts came to mind: These are the days when America continues its inevitable descent into chaos, a chaos caused because we no longer have a moral consensus in this ...Read More...
Posted on 01/22/2017 1:56 AM by Philip Matthews
Tuesday, 05 April 2011
"Authentic Christianity should lead to maturity, personality, and reality. It should fashion whole men and women living lives of love and communion." --Brennan Manning in The Ragamuffin Gospel. Isa 53:5 But he was wounded for our transgressions, He was bruised for our iniquities: ...Read More...
Posted on 04/05/2011 2:39 AM by Philip A Matthews
Monday, 04 April 2011
If you are gonna claim to be a Christian, be serious about it. Be for real. Time has run out for fake Christianity! Study closely the teachings of Jesus Christ, and live your life to align with those teachings. Too often "Christians" don't look or act or talk or believe anything like the ...Read More...
Posted on 04/04/2011 4:28 PM by Philip A Matthews