What if I told you that being a God-led person involved something more than just praying for or seeking His wisdom in the Bible?
- September 16, 2008 |
Enthusiasm for the Republican ticket jumped among conservative evangelicals after Gov. Sarah Palin's vice presidential nomination. Now, a new Crosswalk.com survey measures that new-found support and other factors in the 2008 presidential race.
Nobody feels the pain of high gas prices more than working-class and poor Americans. High gas prices are also driving higher food prices, which really pinch poor families.
G.K. Chesterton once observed that while it is important to win the lost to Christianity, leaders also must "convert the Christians to Christianity." It's a reminder that we must be dedicated to pass on biblical truth to generations.
- September 12, 2008 |
How might a Christian approach breaking up with someone? I've been on both sides of this dramatic dance and have compiled a list to help walk you through the difficult process.
- September 12, 2008 |
While architecture can honor the past, the only memorial worthy of that name are the lessons we learn that keep the past from ever being repeated again.
There are defining moments that shake, make or break the human character and spirit. It’s during those times we must decide whether to be strong or weak, to be a help or a hindrance, to be a victim or a survivor.
Unlike the West, from the start, HIV/AIDS in Africa has ravaged the non-drug-using heterosexual population. People whose Western counterparts are not at risk for HIV/AIDS have been the epidemic's principal victims in Africa. Why?
Many of us could share a time Philippians 4:13 has been an encouragement or a help, or another time where we've used it to admonish others. But was Paul confessing an even greater concept?
Nice Christians who grew up as nice kids don’t finish last—that’s a common misconception that blurs the real problem. Nice Christians finish in life’s frustrated middle, never getting to abundance, filled with inner angst...
Among the persistent themes in this season of campaign rhetoric is jobs. Americans have a curious love/hate relationship with work. In the Book of Ecclesiastes, Solomon has a few things to say about it...
Over at "On Faith," a debate is raging over this question: Is it hypocritical to think that a woman can lead a nation and not a congregation? That question has unleashed a torrent of response.
Today's political communication is essentially an ad campaign. It's not designed to help us go deeper, but rather to cause us to "feel" rather than "think" about candidates and issues.
The young man was alone in his room, smoking cigarette after cigarette. He knew he had a big decision to make. Dietrich Bonhoeffer had been a leader of the German resistance against Hitler, but...
With God, our work matters as much as our worship. Indeed, work can be worship.
- September 19, 2007 |
Months of tepid -- even reluctant -- support among some evangelicals for Sen. John McCain's White House bid have exploded into a newfound sense of enthusiasm, generated in part by McCain's choice of Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin as his running mate.
"I will try any vehicles I can think of to get folk's attention... I try to find ways visually, try to find stories, try to have people tell stories, playing out the contrast."
In recent years, American Christians have seen a recovery of adoption as a living concept -- and as a focus of congregational celebration.