When legitimate interests clash, like freedom of the press and government confidentiality, ethical dilemmas are sure to follow.
- December 09, 2010 |
Parents cannot be spectators in the lives of their children, but should set rules, establish expectations, enforce limitations, and constantly monitor their teenagers’ digital lives. Anything less is a form of parental negligence.
- December 09, 2010 |
Does all the commercialization of Christmas have you down? Well, I’ve got one remedy for you and for the whole family.
Matthew's second chapter contains two reasonable responses and one unreasonable response to the birth of the Jewish Messiah. Can you identify which is which?
Archaeology is not an exact science and is heavily influenced by ideological interests. It may sell magazines and make for interesting reading, but it cannot prove nor disprove the Bible.
Apple—that's right, the maker of the iPhone and iPad—has declared the Manhattan Declaration, and I quote, "offensive to large groups of people."
At first blush statistics show that perhaps there is something to the obsolescence of marriage. But at second blush, other statistics show that marriage remains a revered cultural ideal.
Your daughter-in-law may be a terrible cook, but that doesn't really matter — does it?
Poems, books and movies have been written about unrequited love — perhaps the worst kind of love.
If you are missing a parental figure or mentor in your life—seek someone willing to fill that role. If you don't have a friend—go and be that friend to someone else. If you feel you are the only one on your island—start walking because there are many others who share your feelings.
God wants men of integrity and industry who will carry out their tasks with energy, enthusiasm and endurance. To meet those qualifications, a pastor must set priorities.
Advent can be an antidote to the sinful slip into apathy, helping us to be astounded at the glory of God.
The words of the prophet Isaiah speak to a longing to recover what is now only a memory. So no wonder that Christmas is so marvelous, that Advent is such an important group of Sundays for us.
How can we make the most of this brief season and cultivate joyful, fruitful anticipation in our hearts and the hearts of our children?
World AIDS Day comes with rising hope in the fight against HIV/AIDS, but the battle is far from over among the children born with the disease.