• Discernment

    Florida Woman Claims Salty Snack Is Divine Sign

    Some would say that only ‘boring’ Christians seek to hear from God through His written Word, the Bible. Then there are those who look for warm-fuzzy feelings, ‘still, small voices,’ or the face of Jesus in their grilled cheese sandwich. Melbourne, Florida woman Patti Burke, however, claims that her ‘sign from God’ was found in a bag of cheddar cheese flavored Pepperidge Farm Goldfish Crackers. Florida Today reports on this bizarre story: Patti Burke eats two or three pounds of Goldfish crackers in a week, one by one, looking for the saltiest of the snacks. But only once has she found a sign from God on a little orange cracker.…

  • Discernment

    Film Adaptation of ‘Heaven Is for Real’ Being Planned; T.D. Jakes to Produce

    Heaven Is for Real, the story of four-year-old Colton Burpo, who allegedly traveled to Heaven and back, has mesmerized professing Christians since its publication in 2010. In two years it has sold 8 million copies and been translated into 30 different languages. Those who could not find satisfaction in what God’s Word shares about the life to come flocked to the young boy’s story in spite of the fact that Burpo’s claims about Heaven flatly contradicted the biblical text. The popularity of the book was an overt demonstration of how many Christians today allow experience to trump objective, biblical truth. Like every good story, whether fiction or nonfiction, Heaven Is…