I once heard that the only things we can take to heaven with us are people. And as grandmothers, we play an important role in being certain that the people closest to us—our own family members—will share the glory of eternity in God’s presence.
What started as a discipline has become a source of life that brings stability and strength to me.
How excited would you be to discuss a new child or grandchild? Are you energized about the start of an upcoming sports season? Don't you naturally talk about it? How much more has God done for you?
There is a lot of debate over the tools and methods of discipleship but there is no debate over the value of three to four men connecting for the purpose of spiritual growth.
Scores of United Methodist pastors in Southern California are planning to defy church law by performing same-sex marriages. And they claim to do so in the name of "integrity."
Followers of Jesus are being asked by politicos, pundits, and even some pastors, to abandon abortion as a decisive and vital issue in this year's election. There are three problems with this line of thinking.
How you choose to express your feelings can be moral or immoral, mature or immature. But the feelings themselves are neutral. More importantly, they're part of being human. And that certainly includes the human feeling of anger.
Patience is a virtue much to be aspired to. But it is also a direct result of faith...
Even though Jesus expects us to share our faith, many followers of Christ today find it difficult… even scary.
One of the most creative and revealing attempts at Anglican rift comes now from the London-based periodical The Economist.
More news about the promise of adult stem-cell therapy means that we no longer have to wrestle with the moral question of embryonic stem cell research. Right? Well, not so fast.
We're all supposed to tell what God is doing in our lives, to encourage, and to present the gospel. But your question is, is God calling me to step behind a podium?
True biblical doctrine is practical. In fact, nothing is more practical than sound doctrine. Those who listen to right doctrine and put it into practice are transformed by it.
- July 23, 2008 |
In Michigan, a homosexual man is suing two Christian publishers—Zondervan and Tyndale House—for $70 million dollars. Bradley Fowler claims they violated his constitutional rights and caused him "emotional distress" by publishing versions of the Bible that call homosexuality a sin.
The London Times is out with an article headline that reads, "Dawkins Slaps Creationists into the Primordial Soup." One reporter has even called him a "knight of the mind." Now that grabs your attention.
It is easy - and far too tasty on the tongue of our sinful souls - to talk about people. But it is hard - and often tastes bitter - to talk to them about their faults.
Examine six crucial questions that will assist you in Engaging with the Holy Spirit.
Jesus is a very good heart radiologist, always addressing the core issues preventing connections with Him and His Father's purposes. Here's the scary part: He lives in us.
- July 22, 2008 |