A confession of longing does not indicate a lack of faith. Many of us who are single encounter this accusation in speaking with those who have forgotten their time of trial—if they knew a time of trial.
- May 29, 2008 |
Is American evangelicalism dead? Not if we can escape the white cultural captivity that now holds the American church and prepare for a multi-racial, multicultural future.
As Reformed churches prepare for the 500th birthday of their spiritual godfather on July 10, increasingly, it is young American evangelicals who are taking up his theological torch.
As a little girl, 'playing church' was great fun and a delightful way to pass an afternoon. Playing church is, however, a pathetic and meaningless way to pass a lifetime.
Francis Schaeffer saw it coming, but, apparently, not enough of us were paying attention...
Are human beings made in the image of God? It's not merely an academic or theological question because your value as a human being hinges on how you answer that.
After we passed the Vietnam Memorial, I looked down at Abigail, expecting to see a sobbing, troubled, confused child, who would need explanations and parental counseling. Instead, she looked up at me and beamed.
It is the single most important event in history since the creation of the world, and your perspective of it determines how you face each day, each trial, each incident of life.
Two powerful images Paul draws in Romans and 1 Corinthians - living sacrifices and temples - indicate that God is concerned about us caring for and protecting our bodies. So why do we tend to discount that?
As a wife and mother of two young men who are being raised in an anti-male culture that spews the mantra of radical feminism, I'd like to say a few words to America's dads: We need you.
- June 09, 2009 |
When my cool-looking gold car with the neat racing stripes came in dead last, I was shocked and crushed. My dad, very handy at building and fixing things, found me moping on the sidelines. "Come with me," he said...
- June 16, 2009 |
My mother seemed omni-competent and overflowing with love and energy, but when my father came home, she had the extraordinary ability and biblical wisdom and humility to honor him as the head of the home.
- June 15, 2007 |
When money-lovers creep into the pulpit to steal from the treasury, it's an obvious scandal. But isn't the money-lover in the pew—the person who refuses to at all—just as disgraceful?
In the song Let it Rise, certain attributes are heralded to the Lord while others are sung to the King. The Lord and the King are the same, of course, but what makes one distinct from the other?
President Obama invokes Jesus's name more frequently than did former President Bush, a Politico article notes, but most of the media seems to be ignoring this fact. Why?
- June 17, 2009 |