Anne Eggebroten said, "Hard to believe, but some churches are still teaching about male headship." Hard to believe? It can hardly be surprising to anyone with the slightest attachment to evangelical Christianity.
- July 20, 2010 |
The first way to restore beauty and wonder to education is to put skepticism in its place. Skepticism, like gay, is a word that used to mean one thing and now means something else entirely...
In Morocco, "deportations are part of what appears to be a widespread crackdown on Christian aid workers." At least 40 foreign Christian aid workers have been deported under similar circumstances.
- July 09, 2010 |
Many people are even taking out their frustrations on those who are responding . . . who are trying to contain and clean up the mess.
When we consciously decide who we want to be and what we want our lives to reflect, then all other choices become much easier to make. Tempted to cheat on a test, a spouse or a business deal? Is that who you've decided to be?
It is only as we ascend to the throne room in worship that we can descend back into the harvest field here on earth, praying and warring for victory in every area of life.
Most great religions are mostly right, but "mostly" is not good enough. Christianity proves to be the best explanation for the world as it is: both the metaphysical and the physical.
John Stossel's libertarian viewpoint lets him make incredibly incisive conclusions in his reporting. But when it comes to Arizona's policy on illegal immigration, a libertarian approach just isn't safe.
Judge Joseph Tauro’s dismissal of DOMA was only possible because of the effort to change cultural attitudes about homosexuality, as the movie "The Kids Are All Right" shows.
Can you define what a Christian is without mentioning the church? If you can, your definition just might not line up with the Bible’s.
Your small group can be a great place for you and other group members to enjoy friendships with each other while studying the Bible to learn more about God. But that's not all it can be...
Do all Christians believe the doctrine of the Trinity? If one does not believe in the Trinity—that is, if a person has come to a settled conclusion that the doctrine of the Trinity is not true—does it make him a heretic?
For years the northwestern African country of Morocco was considered a moderate nation regarding human rights and religious freedom for Christians. Not anymore.
In a whirlwind of activity, the Presbyterian Church (USA) voted to lift a ban on partnered gay clergy, but turned down a bid to expand its definition of marriage to include same-sex couples.
Here is the debate we ought to be having: Is what we are doing in Afghanistan just? For this war to be just, under the Augustinian doctrine, our cause and intent must be just.
Could it be that stories about dragons - which hail from every continent on earth - are less mythical and have more of a factual basis that binds human-and-dinosaur existence together? We asked the author of Dragons or Dinosaurs: Creation or Evolution.
- July 07, 2010 |