Let us always be aware of the growing pains of America as we give thanks for the happy times of triumph.
- July 04, 2010 |
Should the government succeed in redefining freedom of religion as "freedom of worship," how much longer can I practice my faith in public?
- July 04, 2010 |
Antonia Senior acknowledges that an unborn child is a human life. But she then proceeds to assert that when necessary, women must be willing to kill for the feminist cause even as they are willing to die for it.
The U.S. Supreme Court ruled Monday that a Christian student group must accept gays and non-Christians as members if it wants to be officially recognized by a public university.
"80 percent of pastors quit the ministry in their first five years, and 1,200 ministers leave the ministry each month. Who ministers to the pastor today? Where does the minister go for help?" --Mark Elliott, author of Confessions of an Insignificant Pastor
How does God intend to relate marriage and family to the church? How can churches today strengthen families? Authors Andreas Köstenberger and David W. Jones weigh in on this delicate issue facing church leaders today (Part 1).
The problem is not the technology, but men too unreflective, too inhumane, and too badly uneducated to use it well. Let's leave twitter for that which is tweetable, such as American Idol--not a man's execution.
Tony Hayward's tone deafness to the magnitude of the crisis in the Gulf is an illustration of the pitfalls inherent in a globally-scaled economy. Is it realistic to expect small-town business ethics from corporate bigwigs?
While genetics' potential to heal may be almost back to square one, the same can't be said for its potential to harm.
If God has a plan for your life, how does He reveal it to you?
Even as a believer who has been blessed to walk with God for more than thirty-five years and to have spent much of that time in public ministry, I will admit that I have regrets. And Isaiah's words, "the twilight I longed for," brings many of those regrets to the surface.
Job loss, financial crisis, rebellious children, disappointments, rejection, unexpected illness - the list of what we call "bad" goes on. Can anything good come from a bad situation? That depends.
Desperate homeowners like Lynn Thompson - whose property is worth $90,000 less than she purchased it for - have raised an ethical debate: Is it ever OK to walk away?
In studying Lincoln, President Obama will find out that the hand he asked to "guide us" in his Gulf talk is the very providence that Lincoln depended on.
Peter Singer latest op-ed, "Should This Be the Last Generation?", assumes there's nothing inherently sacred about human life.
Some church leaders are beginning to step out of the closet. Not regarding sexual sin, but an even greater issue, one about which pastoral search committees probably wouldn't even dream they need to ask: "Are you, Preacher, a believer?"
- June 22, 2010 |
Leaders should share the good news about the church by noticing, naming and nurturing those whom God uses to produce good fruit.
- June 20, 2010 |