Hopefully, the stack for summer reading includes some books to read for sheer enjoyment. The following is a list of ten books that, in my opinion, make for great summer reading.
The outrages in India and elsewhere are a reminder of the difference that Christianity has made, whether its contemporary critics are willing to admit it or not.
The BP accident illustrates the lengths to which some corporations will go to protect their bottom line at the expense of safety, and protect their hind ends when their corner-cutting measures end in disaster.
The more I search the scriptures, the more I find that our God is a God of waiting. He takes His time to accomplish things, whether it be something we're hoping for, a change in an individual's life, or a significant event in history. God is apparently in no hurry.
We've all heard the excuses for not going to church. But for most families, altering the Sunday routine is a major lifestyle change. Here's how you can get it done.
As Christians today keep struggling to fully grasp the gospel's incredible breadth and power--both for themselves and for the changing world around them--Tullian Tchividjian's book, "Surprised by Grace" carries a liberating message that forces us to come to grips with the shocking extent of God's compassion and mercy.
Why should anyone believe that what the Bible has to say is true? Isn’t the belief in the historicity of biblical texts similar to faith that Zeus reigned from Mount Olympus?
Perhaps you are still waiting for a breakthrough in your life. Jesus has the breaker anointing to break through in any situation that you or I may face.
As oil continues to spill into the Gulf of Mexico, churches and religious organizations along the Louisiana coast are providing food, money and support to parishioners whose livelihoods hang in the balance.
Enormous ethical lapses on the part of lenders, bond raters, speculators, and home buyers led to the financial crisis. The problem is that Congress is ignoring two of the major causes behind the financial crisis.
Far too many academic theologians take their paychecks and attend their academic meetings despite their unbelief. For them, theology is just one more discipline in the theory-laden world of the modern academy.
Are you Radical enough to reclaim your faith from the clutches of the American Dream?
- May 26, 2010 |
Like most viral videos seeking to make a point, this one has its supporters and detractors. Some call it a brilliant parody while others are deeply offended by its supposed slap in the face at churches targeting unbelievers. I tend to side with the first group, and I think there are a few things we can learn from it.
- May 21, 2010 |
Events in the past several weeks have shown me that we are entering a critical phase in American political life. And I don't say this lightly.
Just days ago, Dr. Craig Venter and his associates announced the achievement of the first synthetic life form, a bacterium with DNA sequenced entirely by computer — a human-designed life form.
Barack Obama may say that the Bible tells him to be his brother's keeper, but he ought to go back and reread what God's Word actually says. Engels was right. Socialism has nothing in common with Scripture.
Even the most secularized classes, those whom Friedrich Schleiermacher called the "cultured despisers of religion," cannot leave Jesus alone. Not even The New Yorker.
- May 27, 2010 |