How does our style of dress effect the men in our lives? I want you to hear from the guys themselves.
- April 13, 2010 |
If you're a church or ministry leader, at times you've probably been depleted of energy and longing to escape the pressure. In Leading on Empty, Wayne Cordeiro candidly shares his experience with the hope that it will encourage others headed down the same path.
"The best defense of Christianity is a clear, simple presentation of the gospel that is culturally relevant, in the power of the Holy Spirit, backed up by a lifestyle and calling for a decision." --Josh McDowell
Young evangelicals believe in absolute right and wrong, and they believe that God exists. But they're not applying these basic beliefs in a sound way.
Most Christians today acknowledge that caring for the poor is a biblical requisite. The primary debate is how to best fulfill this mandate...
Think of the crowd of people on the broad road through life, carrying their sin with them--all of God's wrath for all the selfish, prideful things; all the good left undone; and all of the indifference to God. What a blessing to know the forgiveness of sins in God!
Ask yourself honestly if your allegiance is to moralism - simply good moral habits and churchy routines - or if it's directly to God.
Some Christians think music supersedes the Word. Others think that music undermines the Word. But God Himself wants them together. Why does God command us not only to praise Him, but to sing praises to Him?
N.T. Wright's latest book is less a polemic in support of a more strident legalism or a treatise on "cheap grace." Rather, Wright argues that the idea of virtue -- moral strength -- is the best way forward through our troubled times.
New to ministry, this pastor learned to ask three very important questions...
Glenn Beck stirred up a hornet's nest with his now famous equation of "social justice" with socialism. But the whole discussion is confused because people don't recognize the difference between law and gospel...
Should Christians defy the government and refuse to pay taxes if some involvement in abortion is almost certain? The answer to that question reaches far beyond the issue of abortion — and far beyond the question of taxation.
Circumstances are forcing California—like many other states—to rethink the way it handles prisons and prisoners. The change has been a long time coming, and Californians are paying a high price for the delay.
I've watched several Easters and Good Fridays play out around me. Engagements and babies followed or preceded by cancer, infidelity, or financial hardship. Most of life is like this. How do we deal with this reality?
- April 05, 2010 |
Although we talk about the death of Jesus often, for some reason we have tended to only mention the resurrection at Easter time. It's time to redress the balance a bit and talk more about Jesus' death AND resurrection.