The next time you throw a party, don’t worry about hosting the smart set or the most important people at your church.
- August 04, 2009 |
Unless we protect the individual conscience before God from the run-away individualism and subjectivity that are rampant in our culture, we risk following the Episcopal Church to the cul de sac.
- August 04, 2009 |
Have you ever asked, “Why did this have to happen now?”
It is a tragic thing to let so many people go on without admiring God. We could be enjoying their worship of God instead of lamenting the dishonor they do to him.
Various theorists have argued that our decisions and actions are determined by genetics, environmental factors, or other forces. Now, Scientific American is out with a report on a study linking determinism and moral responsibility.
Two different people recently contacted me for my advice on virtually identical situations. I’ll share with you the principles I advised them to use.
Ideas and strategies toward becoming a workplace ministry-friendly church that mobilizes men and women.
I now want to take up Paul’s charge that "love believes all things." Paul is not calling for a foolish gullibility, but even if you get taken advantage of while trying to meet someone's need, so what? Are we to care that we look foolish to the world?
Is a teenager more valuable than an 85-year-old? The allocation of health care can become an occasion for the strong to impose their will on the weak.
Where do you run when you need peace? Is your first response to go looking for a person or to pick up the phone?
Wouldn't it be an awful thing to have said about your home, family, church, or self that Jesus couldn't do much there "because of unbelief"?
How the Holy Spirit guides you through challenging times.
Our society may be overly and easily offended, but many Christians still manage to be offensive for reasons other than the offense of the Gospel.
There is one institution that has a clear and non-delegable duty to reach out and help those who are suffering. This great institution is the Church.
Carter seems to draw a parallel between teaching that gives women different roles than men and the horrors of forced prostitution, genital mutilation, rape, and slavery.
Pastor Mark Driscoll set out to determine the most controversial questions among visitors to the Mars Hill Church website, and received hundreds of requests. Here he tackles one of the top nine questions: can Christians use birth control?
- July 14, 2009 |
In 2006, the SBC approved a resolution which not only expressed opposition to church members drinking alcohol, but also stipulated that no one who does so may be elected to serve within the denomination. Seminary president Paige Patterson supports the stand with a look at Scripture's warnings about strong drink.
- November 23, 2007 |