The scandal surrounding Governor Spitzer has put a spotlight on the exploitation of women. And the reality of entities like the Emperor's VIP club turns out to be anything but "high class"...
Doctrine That Dances, from B&H Publishing and author Robert Smith, is Preaching.com's Preaching Book of the Year.
- March 05, 2008 |
What does one do when death comes so quickly? Without the knowledge that in Jesus Christ there is no death, the response would be bathed in hopelessness and despair.
We are a people concerned with getting what we deserve. We deserved something all right. But, the thing is, we didn’t get it.
Jesus turned and said to them: “Daughters of Jerusalem, do not weep for Me…” (Luke 26: 28a) Why did these women weep when everyone else was howling for His blood?
Between God and man, the chasm is unfathomable; in fact, it’s unbridgeable. Without divine intervention, communion with God is impossible. Yet between that divide stands the Cross. Jesus Christ, through His life, death, and resurrection, reaches over the infinite expanse in an unequaled act of love.
- March 22, 2008 |
We love the Cross and cherish it because of the price that was paid when Jesus died for our sins. But when the pure Lamb of God hung on that Cross we deem so precious, it was a ghastly sight.
In addition to providing medical and special surgical care to children and their families, cooperative project involving Christians, Muslims and Jews is a model for peace in the Middle East.
The en vogue issue of tithing being a matter of law in a community of grace misses the mark on several points.
There is a line of truth that provides the answer for the humanist. It is the reality that human beings have been created in the image of God.
Resurrection Day happens just once a year. But it’s something we would all do well in observing every day in our hearts. Christ died for us. Now, how will we live for him today?
If betrayal is familiar to you, be encouraged! The same scenario happened to Jesus. But we need to ask: What opened the door for this deception to occur inside Judas?
How can we regain a proper appreciation for Easter? Is there a way to re-crown it as the rightful centerpiece of our faith, the ultimate day of worship?
Easter falls on March 23rd this year. This will be the earliest Easter anyone alive today will ever see! So, how exactly do Christians determine when Easter will fall from year to year?
- March 17, 2008 |
The pastor of America’s 15th fastest growing church probably likes all the attention. Lord knows he doesn’t do much to discourage the bloggers who frequently attack his unorthodox approach.
- March 18, 2008 |
Both the Roman Catholic Church and various strains of Protestantism have, from time to time, tried to connect their roots to this dynamic, expansive, enduring period of Church history. And with good reason: The period of Celtic Christianity, which lasted some 400 years between the fifth and the ninth centuries, is one of the most fascinating and fruitful of epochs, and one which continues to appeal to Christians in all kinds of communions for a variety of reasons.
- March 16, 2008 |
He did not drink green beer or wear a "Kiss me, I'm Irish" pin, but he accomplished amazing things.
- March 14, 2007 |
On Saint Patrick's Day, many Americans celebrate by attending parades and drinking green beer. But how many of us understand the day's dramatic Christian origins?
- March 15, 2007 |
When you understand who God is – and who you are in Him – you can find the security that will empower you to live a bold and fulfilling life.
- March 14, 2008 |