Christmas reminds us that "today in the city of David there has been born for you a Savior, who is Christ the Lord" (Luke 2:11).
We tend to overlook genealogic sections of Scripture, but sometimes they contain hidden treasure.
Why is there protest about the propriety of identifying Evangelical, Anglican, Roman Catholic and Eastern Orthodox traditions together as Christians in the recent Manhattan Declaration?
Organizing a rescue effort does not require full agreement on theological nuances. Yet this is precisely the position of many theologians who have declined to sign "The Manhattan Delcaration."
Who needs climategate? We already have a solid case against dangerous manmade global warming.
As painful as it is to talk about forced abortion, we must speak out when we see such monstrous evil. Find out how you can make your voice heard.
Somewhere in the midst of the hustle and bustle of all the festivities, the real meaning of Christmas is lost. What's it all about? Isaiah 61 offers some clues.
Are you facing difficult circumstances this Christmas season? You're not alone. Mary, Jesus' mother, faced an uncertain future, too.
Assumicide happens when you make false assumptions about others so that you can portray them in the worst possible light. Ever happen to you?
It's Christmastime, the season for urgent cries from Christian groups who want to defend the holiday from the forces of secularism. Allow me to offer a dissenting view to the prevailing mentality.
The slaying of four police officers in Tacoma is a good reminder that, though redemption and transformation is at the heart of the Gospel, some people must be put behind bars and kept there.
The defense of human dignity is the responsibility of all human beings, but certain individuals bear a special responsibility due to position or influence.
I've had many people ask, "I'll bet the holidays are going to be really hard for you this year, huh?" I have lots of reasons why they could be depressing or devastating, but this year I have a new attitude—a new hope.
I knew, of course, that Jesus may not have been born exactly on December 25, but I hadn't really considered that Christmas could be celebrated at any time other than on that precise date.
It didn't happen overnight. But the Lord used a cello to teach me a very important lesson: true worship has a price.
Why wouldn't a Christian celebrate the birth of Christ? In actuality, the reasons are varied and the legacy long, going back to the Puritans and up to present day groups such as Advent Conspiracy.
- December 08, 2009 |
Chances are you have strong opinions about worship philosophy, or know someone who does. It's a constant clash in our contemporary churches, but here are some truths about worship upon which we might all agree.
- December 08, 2009 |
Joy-to-the-world begins with each of us individually. Therefore, we must guard against our output exceeding our intake.
- December 03, 2009 |