Day: September 30, 2021

News of the Day – September 30th

Biblical Archeologists Find Formation Resembling Noah’s Ark

Biblical archaeologists used ground penetrating radar to study a boat-like formation on Mount Tendürek in eastern Turkey, which has long been rumored to be the location of the legendary vessel from the Book of Genesis. But Geologists on the other hand claim the mountainous lump, which was discovered half a century ago, is simply an unusual rock formation. In the Book of Genesis, the mountains of Ararat in what is now eastern Turkey is the region in which Noah’s Ark comes to rest after the Great Flood – which is close to Mount Tendürek. Read more about the images here.


New Film Called The Jesus Music Hits Theaters October 1st

Featuring artists such as Amy Grant, Michael W. Smith, TobyMac and Michael Tait, “The Jesus Music” is a documentary which tells the untold story of how Christian music became a worldwide phenomenon. The film shares some of the stories of popular contemporary Christian artists. This fascinating documentary reveals the music’s uplifting and untold story, from its humble beginnings at the Calvary Chapel in Costa Mesa, California, through its transformation into the multibillion-dollar industry of Christian contemporary music today. Read more about the film here.


Lutheran Pastor Goes On Fast Until Climate Change Bill Passed 

A Kenosha pastor has begun a fast until the passage of the federal climate bill being debated in the U.S. House and Senate. The Rev. Jonathan Barker, pastor of Grace Lutheran Church, started fasting on Saturday. Barker said, “As a Christian, I am called to be on the side of love for neighbor. Love for neighbor means making sure my neighbor has a livable future, a family-sustaining green job, clean air to breathe, and clean water to drink. In the words of Martin Luther, ‘Here I stand and I can do no other. So, I am praying and fasting that this love-your-neighbor-as-yourself bill passes.” Read more about his fast here.


Goodbye Kisses Jar Offers A Last Treat For Dogs Before They are Euthanized

An Alabama animal hospital’s bittersweet tradition is bringing tears to the eyes of those on the internet. Smiths Station Animal Hospital shared a photo showing a glass jar filled with Hershey’s kisses, with the outside of the jar labeled “goodbye kisses.” Along with the photo was the caption, “This jar is reserved for our euthanasia appointments… because no dog should go to Heaven without tasting chocolate.” Hospital staff said they have gotten messages from people from all over the world about how their post touched their hearts. Read more about the treats here.






September 30th – Proverbs 6:8

Proverbs 6:8

As believers, we know not to be anxious about the future. But God also warns us against being foolish and lazy. Throughout the book of Proverbs, we are told the value of hard work. Because hard work can often be the difference between success and failure. Look at the ants. Without needing to be told what to do, or having to be supervised, they get busy at the work at hand. They are called wise because they plan ahead. The ants work diligently in the summer, gathering their winter supply in the harvest. This toil protects themselves and their families from starvation during hard times. Solomon tells us, a wise man understands the value of hard work, for “In all toil there is profit, but mere talk tends only to poverty.” (Prov. 14:23) There is no more rewarding work than the work we do for God. Because not only are ensuring blessings for today, but storing up wonderful riches in the bank of heaven!