Does every part of the youth ministry directly connect kids to Jesus?
- September 21, 2007 |
Does God choose sinners to be saved and then provide for their salvation?
- September 21, 2007 |
Though guilty of speeding, I was let off the hook simply because I had acknowledged the police officers by having served them free food. Somehow, it didn't seem fair...
We often “perceive” an obstacle in our life as a blockade, trying to avoid it, rather than working our way over it and through it. Many of us end up concentrating so much on the obstacle that we miss what God has for us on the other side.
The 21 surviving South Korean Christian missionary volunteers who were held hostage by the Taliban for nearly six weeks recalled how they suffered at the hands of their captors.
- September 19, 2007 |
Most Americans reject the very notion that there are any pleasures that we are not "meant to have." Our society has institutionalized lust, weaving the patterns of illicit sexual desire throughout the culture's interplay of media, entertainment, status and advertising.
My concern is for a society that has elevated mere celebrity to hero status, and for a Church that has been flaccid in asserting the true virtues of heroism.
When you look in the mirror, do you see a beautiful/handsome person, full of potential and endowed by God to do wonderful things?
Today's teen girl faces challenges that you may have never even imagined. What Your Daughter Isn't Telling You lets you see into her heart and offers biblical guidance for you to help her through this time. Read an excerpt from Chapter Two: Why Won’t She Talk to Me?
It just might be the softest sounding word for any sin in the world. It seems so harmless that even many Christians grab their morning paper and pour over columns named for it. This sin cuts like a hot knife through butter crossing over all cultural, racial, religious and economic lines. It takes no prisoners and can kill on a whim.
Amnesty International recently reaffirmed an earlier decision to effectively treat abortion as a basic human right, with nary a nod to the rights of the human being whose life is snuffed out.
Development work suffers from loss of South Korean volunteers.
It’s not my character's job to create that important plot line or to mind their point-of-view or incorporate conflict. That's my job as the author. And in our lives, it’s God’s job.
What in your life keeps you from truly worshiping the Lord?
Evangelical and Pentecostal churches are gaining new members in the form of Latinos, many of whom are looking for an alternative to Catholicism.
- September 12, 2007 |