Our credibility on the issue of marriage is significantly discounted by our acceptance of divorce. To our shame, the culture war is not the only place that an honest confrontation with the divorce culture is missing.
The Pew Forum's recent study shows that if the average atheist and the average theist appear on 'religious Jeopardy' the theist is in trouble. However, wisdom and understanding are different from 'just the facts.' It is good to know facts, but that doesn't mean you get it.
It's bad enough when our leaders don't pay close attention to the meaning of words, like when the president substitutes "freedom of worship" for "freedom of religion." But it's even worse when Christians don't.
How do you respond to slave discipleship? Probably through protest, much as Peter did when Jesus tried to wash his feet.
- September 30, 2009 |
There is a trend of declining evening attendance in evangelical denominations that long have cherished a heritage of worshiping twice on Sunday. Some evening services are more intimate; others have been cancelled or replaced by an alternative.
Looking for ways to follow 2 Timothy 1:6's advice to fan into flame the gift of God which is in you?
Today manna represents God’s good provision, our daily bread. We don’t need “more,” but we do need enough. The answer to gluttony is not parsimony, but sufficiency.
Who would be reckless enough to steal a stop sign? Not only is this prank costing lives, but it's exactly what we do with many of God's laws with which we don't agree.
Who can best answer questions about religion in America? Based on a new survey, it's your atheist or agnostic neighbor, followed by the Jew or Mormon down the street.
- September 29, 2010 |
As Tea Party candidates continue to gain ground in primary battles across the country, the Republican establishment is beginning to feel the sand shift beneath their feet.
- September 27, 2010 |
We enter this world without an instruction manual, and religious beliefs aside, we leave the same way. No one is ever prepared to say good-bye to a loved one.
Here G. K. Beale attempts vigorously and even-handedly to examine the writings of one leading postmodernist, Peter Enns, whose writings challenge biblical authority. In support of inerrancy, Beale presents his own set of challenges to the postmodern suppositions of Enns and others.
- January 01, 2009 |
Some women think by the time they're grandmothers they have more limitations and therefore fewer opportunities to live out and share their faith in Christ. Not so...
- September 23, 2010 |
Obama's profession to be a Christian is actually much clearer than that of George Washington. In matters of faith, the two presidents are being judged by very different standards.
If we and our children are going to use digital technologies wisely and morally, it will be because we make a deliberate effort to apply our Christian worldview to technology.
The Tea Party crowd will be religious and have traditional values, because most Americans are religious and have traditional values.
We do like our leaders to be human and to show their humanity from time to time.
- September 24, 2010 |