What do you believe and why do you believe it? Such a question is basic to our very existence and all people must answer it in some way whether consciously or unconsciously.
Every week throughout the year in China, approximately 70,000 people do something very different: they, too, pay a price, but it’s not measured in money. And what they come away with not only changes their lives but promises to change a nation, a continent, and even the world.
Millions of us are frustrated with the illegal immigration mess. And now, feeling stuck between a rock and a hard place as we try to wrestle with where to go from here. Many have proposed the church offer "sanctuary" to illegals, but do they even know what it means?
Many do not know Him, but there is no doubt that He knows us, and He wants to hold the hand of the rebellious, the disobedient, and those in the grip of addictions.
We must be able to go to the bible to find practical help in our every day lives because if we do not, we will make major decisions without reference to God.
In the middle of this particular "witnessing" t-shirt was a big red button; but instead of "easy" it has "Jesus" written on it. What's the implication here?
If you give your emotions away at the wrong time or to the wrong person – even without giving your body away – you’ll still end up with deep heart wounds that God never intended you to suffer...
Dear Dr. David: I don't know if I need help or a way out. I have been married to my husband for nine years and have come to dislike him...
Even though your life looks different than you imagined, you can make the most of it—and of your kids’ lives, as well.
Karen Kingsbury receives hundreds of reader e-mails each week sharing how a particular book helped them recommit to their marriages, extend forgiveness or renew their faith. It’s confirmation for this author that she’s operating in her primary purpose: to draw others into the body of Christ.
- August 21, 2007 |
Since 1782, the Latin phrase E pluribus unum—“out of many, one”—has appeared on the Great Seal of the United States. But what happens when we neglect and even deny the importance of the “one”—that is, cultural unity—and emphasize the importance of the “many”—that is, individuals—which, today, we call “diversity”? As a renowned social scientist learned, nothing good.
I am quick to condemn Michael Vick and the culture that allows dogfighting. But where is my outrage for "the least of these?" Where is my caring heart?
"User-friendly" was first used to describe software and hardware that is easy for the novice to operate. Applied to the church, it describes a decidedly benign and non-challenging ministry model.
- August 24, 2007 |
Here's how you can help pursue the goal of One Spirit, One Church
- August 24, 2007 |
American culture today is a jumbled mess of clashing worldviews that lead many people astray from biblical truth.
I love shoes. I’m often guilty of picking out my shoes first, then choosing my outfit. Now, let me tell you a secret – did you know the Bible tells us to wear good shoes?
Woe to the man who fancies himself the Charles Haddon Spurgeon of today.