What if people could see beyond your physical appearance and look at your insecurities, pride, shame, or malicious thoughts? As uncomfortable as this may sound, you can’t enjoy healthy relationships unless you remove your masks...
- April 07, 2009 |
When's the last time you helped a neighbor in need? Chances are these days, you have plenty of opportunities. And that's not a bad thing.
- March 30, 2009 |
Politicians takes these opportunities to twist and distort and confuse and promise things they can never deliver. Once the people have figured that out, more often than not, it’s too late.
- March 30, 2009 |
If American history is any guide to the American present, we are on the edge of a great revival of traditional Christianity.
Even seemingly innocent day-to-day interactions with youth can lead to unspeakable dangers—for the youth and for the viability of your ministry.
The pope's "assertion" that condoms spread HIV/AIDS earned a cacophony of condemnation. But Harvard research actually supports the pope's comments.
Every few years someone publishes "proof" that Christ's resurrection never occurred. Most of these have the same credibility level as urban myths.
Near the end of 2 Corinthians, Paul writes, "Examine yourselves, to see whether you are in the faith." That seems a curious admonition to serve up to church members, don’t you think?
One new book shows how teenage sexual activity can affect the brain. It's not good news.
- March 18, 2009 |
How do we simply—very, very simply—explain the mindboggling generational debt being produced right now by President Obama and the Democratic Congress? Here's the sound-bite.
- March 24, 2009 |
The extension of adolescence into the late twenties is highly correlated with the rise of secularism and with lower rates of church attendance.
Fraught with foreclosures, job losses and other cutbacks, congregations across the country are facing the same belt-tightening challenges as everyone else.
- March 19, 2009 |
With proper security measures in place, a church or religious organization can deter or prevent a potential incident from happening, said security experts.
Have you received some bad news lately? The temptation is to panic, but there is another way to respond.
- March 26, 2008 |
Yes, the headlines are touting some bad news for people of faith. But our hearts can interpret this as an opportunity for a fresh dose of good news.
Iran’s theocracy has the missile, has the fissile material, and is thus very close to a nuclear bomb. That’s farther than Saddam Hussein ever got. But what have we heard about this from the press?
- March 11, 2009 |