After Hitler rose to power, the Nazis tried to co-opt the German church, mixing Christian truth with Nazi doctrine. While some church leaders allowed themselves to be drawn in, Bonhoeffer refused.
What is the most important command in all of the Bible for an evangelist?
Separation. Pulling apart. A growing need for freedom. They are healthy, important parts of becoming an independent human being. But don't let the modern culture twist that truth into a lie that says your teenagers or adult children don't need mothering. They do.
If there's one attitude families are guilty of more than any other when it comes to mothers, it's presumption... taking them for granted... being nearly blind to the load moms carry.
A study of the life and faith of this very special mother can help the rest of us find that place of assurance and fulfill God's purposes in our own lives, as well as in the lives of our children.
Small gestures can set the tone for a leader.
Millennials have a great challenge because they are far more accustomed to communicating via texts, emails, and blogs than they are orally. The biggest mistake I see is when preachers preach like writers, concentrating more on the specific words that they want to say-–basically reading the sermon-–than on communicating with a real audience.
Nashville watched the Cumberland River continue its slow return to its banks on Wednesday, giving back famous landmarks previously under water. Many homes, however, remain swamped and uninsured.
We have seen this coming for some time now. The public space has been closing, especially when it comes to Christian speech — and especially when that speech is about homosexuality.
We must seek the welfare of the city—or, in this case, country—where God has placed us. We need to pray that both houses of Congress will do the right thing by the country.
Despite recent rulings and withdrawn invitations, the 59th National Day of Prayer will move forward, carrying on a centuries-old legacy.
Before the year 1881, you had three choices for an English Bible translation: the KJV, the KJV, or the KJV. Obviously, this is no longer the case. How did the King James Version get dethroned? Which translation is best today? Are any of the modern translations faithful to the original?
Why is it that whenever we see a proponent of Christianity's historical view of sexuality going head to head on TV with an advocate for "gay rights," the traditional Christian almost always loses the argument? I think it has a lot to do with how the discussion is framed.
The Christian Atheist, by recovering Christian Atheist Craig Groeschel, is an honest, hard-hitting and eye-opening look into the ways people believe in God but live as if he doesn't exist. Groeschel's own journey will immerse you and challenge you into a deeper, Christ-filled life. Read an excerpt.
A four-year research project at Florida State University aims to determine whether, and how, free will exists, and whether people are really responsible for the things they do.
- May 02, 2010 |
Preaching is as much an art as a science, and one man's method may not help someone else. My only qualification to address this topic comes from 40 years of trying to preach.
- April 27, 2010 |
There's a clear difference between the kind of history that scholars write today and the theological history we see presented in the Bible.
- April 09, 2010 |
It might be that any given politician is a hypocrite mouthing pious platitudes of false humility, but it does our princes good to be forced to bow their heads.
- April 30, 2010 |