Even the most secularized classes, those whom Friedrich Schleiermacher called the "cultured despisers of religion," cannot leave Jesus alone. Not even The New Yorker.
Even Egypt's massively complex Great Pyramid is built upon a simple formula: Design x Substance + Energy + Time. It's the same equation used in evangelism.
It has been a long and some times arduous journey, but a new Spiritual Life Center at the El Dorado Correctional Facility (EDCF) in Kansas finally held its dedication and open house May 4.
In a second wave of deportations from Morocco, officials of the majority-Muslim country have expelled 26 foreign Christians in the last 10 days without due process.
Whatever you think of the Iraq war, it's painful to think that the most enduring legacy of our invasion may be driving the final nail in the coffin of an ancient Christian community.
When Satan comes against your mind with wrong thoughts, you don’t have to concede defeat. Use these practical actions to confront loose thoughts.
- July 11, 2007 |
It's YOU - not rule-keeping or living a good life (whatever that is) - that makes God's heart sing. But how can we know that, and then, how can we respond to such love?
- May 12, 2010 |
A teenager named Chris attended a worldview training program run by Summit Ministries. But by the end of the two-week program, he was exhausted. So he decided to "veg out" by watching a movie...
- May 18, 2010 |
The hype and angst surrounding Elena Kagan's nomination to the highest court of the United States proves that the Supreme Court is the "trump card" of American politics.
The Empire State building's management—the same brain-trust that offered up this crowning touch for Chairman Mao—is refusing to light up for Mother Teresa.
For over forty years, the Great Isaiah Scroll was under lock and key, deep underground in Jerusalem. Recently, for the 60th anniversary of the Dead Sea Scrolls discovery, the Israel Antiquities Authority displayed the scroll.
Timothy had to question this strange calling. His mentor had more scars than friends, more jail time than spare time. He must have wondered, "How can anyone shepherd unruly sheep and menacing wolves at the same time?"
If you’ve grown frustrated and discouraged by ministry work, it’s time to be renewed. Here's how to tap into The Resurrection of Ministry.
God doesn't take the majority of His workers from the ranks of the wise, mighty or noble.
Why must righteousness be a gift from God? Because all humanity is unrighteous, corrupted by sin and unable to live according to God's perfect standards. So suggests Paul in his "grandest, most comprehensive statement of the gospel," the letter to the Romans.
Some have speculated that novels have become less popular with the advent of social media. But novels are, in fact, more deeply social than your best Facebook friend ever imagined. In the best fiction, writers reveal themselves. Through characters, dialog, action, and reflection they disclose their philosophies, emotions, and beliefs.
The opposing sides in the Anglican Communion cannot simply "put their differences behind them" and agree to move on. What the church would lose is its soul.
With President Obama tentatively set to visit Indonesia next month, the world's most populous Muslim country faces a public relations crisis of its own making.