While you're cleaning your house, invite God to clean your soul. Here's how.
- April 17, 2008 |
Three ministers were having a friendly dinner when the subject of martyrdom came up. What would it be like if they were actually called upon to give up their lives for the faith? Would they do it?
What can we do when our marriage is crashing against the rocks and our kids are watching? Here are five God-shaped guidelines...
The costs of a decline in healthy marriages are not limited to the children. As one expert wrote, "Divorce and unwed childbearing create substantial public costs, paid by taxpayers."
The Bible speaks about friendship and male leadership and iron sharpening iron... and we are either purposefully choosing or unwittingly failing to make bonding and sharpening a priority.
"In the final analysis we learn to worship by worshiping."
What hinders community is not a weakness of the institutional church and its leadership but rather the radical individualism of its members.
As Pope Benedict XVI visits the United States, the Southern Baptist Convention's 16 million members and North America's 75 million Catholics agree on some doctrinal matters... but not all.
Has someone you respected let you down? Did you learn your mentor has feet of clay? I'm writing this to those who feel confused and disenfranchised by religion.
Spiritual independence is an oxymoron. The key word here is moron. God's man is designed to live interdependently with another brother.
- April 22, 2008 |
Even if the days are getting darker, that's okay, because God is doing eye surgery right now on the body of Christ. He wants us to see with His vision.
- April 22, 2008 |
The news media and political pundits have been dissecting the now infamous comments of Sen. Barack Obama in which he told a group in San Francisco that hard economic times explain why some people cling to religion, guns, and certain political convictions.
- April 16, 2008 |
Should the Sunday morning sermon be designed primarily to reach lost people or teach Christians?
- April 11, 2008 |
U.S. watchdog on religious freedom urged China on Tuesday to stop repatriating refugees to North Korea, where it said returning asylum seekers are often tortured in an effort to suppress Christianity.
My bride and her female co-conspirators often forward silly e-mails that point out the unique qualities of men. My only defense is that the grey matter of the average male truly is different.
Hope deferred makes the heart sick, but when dreams come true, there is life and joy. (Proverbs 13:12) Life is full of both the devastation of unrelenting disappointment and the wild joy of dreams coming true...
Feeling like you've had a lot taken from you this Tax Day? Consider the principle that God often taps the poor to help the dirt-poor so He can miraculously lavish blessings on them both.