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Powerlifter Heather Connor Deadlifts 195 Kilograms (429 Pounds) at 44.9KG Bodyweight

At this stage, few strength feats Heather Connor achieves in the gym would shock anyone who’s paid attention to her career. Yet, somehow, a recent lift in the gym even…

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Ecclesiastes Is the Story of Abel Writ Large

“Meaningless! Meaningless!” So says Qohelet, the author of Ecclesiastes, as he begins his reflections. “Utterly meaningless! Everything is meaningless.” For many, these words resound with a skeptical and, some may…

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Why Christ’s Ascension is Essential

For a long time, I never really understood the Ascension. To me, the disciples’ question in Acts 1:6 seemed eminently reasonable. Why did Jesus have to go? Why not just…

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Theologians Craft Wesleyan Agreement for a Divided Methodi…… | News & Reporting

Sixty-four scholars and theologians have signed on to a “Wesleyan witness,” a six-part, 62-page document they hope will shape the future of Methodism, define orthodox Wesleyanism, and ground more Christians…

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After 2,000 UK Church Buildings Close, New Church Plants G…… | News & Reporting

A survey released by evangelical organizations in the United Kingdom last month found that, while around half of the country’s population identify as Christian, only 6 percent are “practicing” and…

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2022 World’s Strongest Man Day One Recap and Results

This week the strength sports world will learn the identity of the strongest man on the planet. The 45th edition of the World’s Strongest Man (WSM) began on Tuesday, May…

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Rhianon Lovelace Records 241-Kilogram (530-Pound) Deadlift, Breaks British Raw Deadlift Record

Have power like 2018 World’s Strongest Woman (WSW) Champion Rhianon Lovelace (U64KG), and you can pull off incredible feats of strength almost on a whim.  On May 21-22, 2022, Lovelace…

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2022 World’s Strongest Man Results and Leaderboard

Once again, it’s time to find the strongest man on the face of the earth. The 45th annual World’s Strongest Man (WSM) will be running from Tuesday, May 24 through…

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Why Suffering Belongs in Our Sermons | CT Pastors

Matthew D. Kim is no stranger to pain, either personally or as a pastor. In Preaching to People in Pain: How Suffering Can Shape Your Sermons and Connect with Your…

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Bodybuilder Joe Mackey Notches 385.5-Kilogram (850-Pound) Deadlift at Iron Wars VI

After a slight delay from earlier this year, the 2022 Iron Wars VI took place on May 20, 2022, in Signal Hill, California. This year’s field featured many elite strength…

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