We are heading in the direction of making faith a purely private matter, one that is not allowed to intrude in any public square or discussion.
- January 08, 2010 |
A few years from now, 2009 might be remembered differently, but these markers stand out to me as 2010 begins.
Altruism, love, the willingness to sacrifice self for the life of comrades in arms, or for a cause greater than oneself, are on display in abundance in Saints and Soldiers.
We haven't faced serious inflation for more than a generation in the U.S. If that changes and inflation really does heat up, many Americans will have no idea how to adjust. Here are seven simple financial insights for successfully coping with inflation...
- November 23, 2009 |
Practicality. Direction. Steps. Toward praying, trusting, growing, and deepening reliance upon God. These are factors that our most popular Faith features had in common in 2009, a year of difficulty and challenge for so many.
I find it comforting that the God of Heaven is a God of fresh starts and new beginnings. He made a world that starts anew every day with sunrise...
Don't just throw out a few brief prayers for God's help, and then move on in discouragement if the situation doesn't change for the better. God wants you to practice Wrestling Prayer
Many of us pray for revival, but a question we must ask is: “Are we really ready for a visitation from God?” A look at the general condition of the Church indicates no, we are not ready.
This is a plea for sanity and humility, two of the greatest (and rarest?) assets in a preacher.
While the prosperity gospel is part of the problem, it is only a small expression of a much larger American ethos.
- December 22, 2009 |
Two major literary anniversaries happened this year, but you probably only heard about one. Find out why it matters.
- December 29, 2009 |
Making resolutions and setting goals for the New Year are great ideas. Consider the resolutions of notable Christians of the past…
- December 27, 2009 |
We can live this coming year without fear if we apply four incredibly wonderful truths to our lives and root them deep into our hearts.
- December 30, 2005 |
When you read in your Bible and you see the words “gift” or “given,” or the words “then” or “if,” you need to back up.
- January 10, 2008 |
Martin Luther once warned Christians with these words: "I greatly fear that schools for higher learning are wide gates to hell if they do not diligently teach the Holy Scripture and impress them on the young folk."
Compared with the kind of preaching found in most churches today, what was it about the preaching of Haggai and Zechariah that resonated with such power in the souls of their hearers? Five things...
Almost 400 years ago, the people of a small German town made a vow that they've kept for centuries. Now, Oberammergau is once again getting ready for its Passion Play.
- December 29, 2009 |