Pastors no longer automatically hold positions of community influence. But they can -- and should -- earn a place in their communities by participating in them.
- July 29, 2010 |
You'd think that this current climate of spiritual openness and hunger for spiritual experience should be a perfect setting for evangelism. But that's not what is happening.
- July 28, 2010 |
A moral and just immigration policy should reflect God's attitude towards immigrants. To paraphrase Kepler, man is at his best when he "thinks God's thoughts after him."
Beauty, says philosopher Roger Scruton, "is never viewed with indifference." Those words ring true after this week's Newsweek article that purports to offer evidence that employers are more likely to hire attractive people.
In a world where what's increasingly being required of Christians goes beyond "tolerance" to actual participation in activities contrary to God's law, we must be prepared to say "no."
Life is not just difficult, it's downright unfair. Welcome to Job's world...
- August 07, 2008 |
It’s sad but not surprising—the children of sperm donors are having problems. A new study titled “My Daddy’s Name Is Donor" details their troubles.
The impending repeal of the military's "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" policy would be a serious threat to the careers of our nation's military chaplains—who may have to choose between obeying God or obeying man.
It will be readily admitted by this attorney that yes, tort lawyers can, and sometimes do, lie. But what other alternatives do wronged people have except vigilantism?
For milennia mankind has asked, "What is truth?" And, like Pilate, so many people have missed it (even though it was right in front of them) because they were asking the wrong question. The question is not what is truth, but rather who is truth.
God intends for Christians to flourish in all seasons, regardless of our situations, and we will only do that as we renew our minds to think as He thinks, to live as He lives, and to love as He loves.
The fear of inadequacy has the power to paralyze, but we can move beyond it and live a life that glorifies God. By His grace, we can change our thinking patterns, admit our fears, and move forward despite them.
This is a multifaceted movement, but one thing seems certain: those taking pleasure assailing Tea Partiers may enliven the very movement they endeavor to destroy.
Just as you wouldn’t feed your children deep-fried Twinkies for dinner, you shouldn’t give them unlimited and unfiltered access to the Internet.
It is at least encouraging to know that abortion, though an industry of death, is not a growth industry. At least for now. All that may change if a new movement meets with success.