I had a grudge against the "Proverbs 31 Woman," the one with the Martha Stewart resume who probably also wore a size 8. But the truth is God uses anyone willing to respect and serve him.
- September 24, 2009 |
Avoiding eye contact, not offering greetings, and other anti-social behavior is common, but hardly Christian. How do we overcome natural indifference - even hostility - toward others?
Mary was laid off after years as an administrative assistant, and doesn't have a clear picture of what she would like to be doing; she just knows that she wants to do something "more creative" that "helps people in some meaningful way." She estimates that she can afford to be out of work about three months before she needs a paycheck coming in again. What should Mary do?
- October 15, 2009 |
When we talk about a New Renaissance of art within the church, important and obvious questions arise: Who is an artist? And what is church-appropriate art?
Extraordinary communication has little to do with speaking skills, educational background or sermon preparation. It has everything to do with God showing up.
Someone once said, "For a Christian to celebrate Halloween would be as proper as a Holocaust survivor trying to celebrate Hitler's birthday." Yet so many believers continue to do so without considering what they are doing. Why?
With Kevin Jennings, "safe schools" turns out to be a euphemism for the advancement and promotion of the GLBT agenda.
If people can’t control their own desires, can we really expect them to keep their financial house in order?
We want answers when we pray! And it’s frustrating when it seems like God is silent. God does answer prayer, but He does it in four different ways...
It all started on the playground when we were little boys...
The moment we quit walking in dependence on the Holy Spirit, we're in danger of misplaced affections, of wandering after the world.
The infamous "Defamation of Religion" resolution has been introduced again at the UN, just like it is every year. Here's why Christians cannot get behind this innocuous-sounding bill.
An Indiana grandmother named Sally Harpold was arrested for buying two boxes of cold medicine in less than a week. It's an example of too many regulations, and too little common sense.
With news reporting the recession is finally over and the stock market recovering over 50% from the March 9th low, we need to ask: is Main Street truly improving?
Christian relief agencies working in the aftermath of Indonesia's earthquakes must delicately balance their faith and humanitarian aid as they enter areas hostile to Christianity.
- October 08, 2009 |
If you've never prayed, or are out of habit, it can feel like a foreign language. One remedy suggested by Paul is to "pray continually."
- October 16, 2009 |