With a new year upon us and quickly becoming history, how do we make it more "successful" than past ones? How do we accomplish those things we want and strive to do what we are called to do? And how do we "deal with" the inevitability of hopes and dreams which don't come to fruition this year?
J.I. Packer - To read the Bible "theologically" means to read the Bible "with a focus on God."
In this world, losers don't get the prize. Ever. It's like water running uphill. But that's what it's like in the Kingdom of God.
Here are five trends and their implications that I've observed as the ones to watch.
When we try to hold too much in our hands, we get out of balance, and we often make a mess as a result.
The King James Version of the Holy Bible wasn't even the first English translation. What then, makes it so special and unique?
One consistent theme in the faith-culture debate the last 50 years has been that most Americans are comfortable describing themselves as "spiritual," but do not want to be described as "religious." Is that changing?
The Christian declaration that Jesus Christ is King of Kings has political implications. And that is why we speak up in defense of the vulnerable lives of unborn human beings.
Healthy churches play a major role their communities. And it takes healthy clergy to lead healthy churches. One way to develop healthy clergy is through scheduled retreats.
God really does use all things for good. He even used the tragedy of an abortion to stir up a family to extend His grace to a broken, desperate girl.
Just a few years ago, Abby Johnson guided women to their cars before and after abortions. These days she is guiding them toward life.
Once we buy into the logic of abortion, there is no end to the trail of tears.
Your children need to understand they are not the sum of the clothes they wear, the things they own, the friends they make, or the honors they earn in life. They are much, much more.
From sexually provocative media, to the influence of bad boy athletes and self-indulgent celebrities, to violent video games… the cultural undertow exerts a powerful pull in the wrong direction.
When you are a mother, guilt is a state of being. I personally am plagued with guilt every time I stop and think about my effectiveness as a mother.