In his letter to Philemon, Paul does at least 11 things that work together to undermine slavery, whether that bondage is economic, racial, or sexual.
- September 29, 2009 |
While arguments rage on about whether tithing is a New Testament practice, the author of Tithing: Test Me in This looks above the legalities to the transformational power that occurs when wallets and hearts are opened.
- October 01, 2009 |
Islamic prayers reverberated over America’s front lawn Friday as some 2,000 Muslims gathered for the Jummah Prayer on Capitol Hill: A Day of Islamic Unity.
Conventional or not, Whip It is still fun to watch, thanks to Drew Barrymore’s surprisingly skilled direction, a killer soundtrack and a winning cast that definitely seems to enjoy throwing themselves into their respective roles.
- October 02, 2009 |
I had a grudge against the "Proverbs 31 Woman," the one with the Martha Stewart resume who probably also wore a size 8. But the truth is God uses anyone willing to respect and serve him.
- September 24, 2009 |
The so-called “right to die” can become, as one American politician suggested, a “duty to die,” especially as the costs associated with an aging population crowd out other priorities.
- September 30, 2009 |
I love belonging to a Mutual Admiration Society, where I smile at the best side of you and you adore the best side of me. But what if you knew my "shadow side"?
The state of marriage reveals a gaping chasm between biblical Christianity and cultural Christianity that must be closed if the church wants to be faithful to its mission.
Whether they be complicated or simple, with long-term effects or temporary, trials and frustrations can hinder our spiritual growth, causing bitterness, self-pity and emotional hang ups, or they can be catalysts for growth and maps to finding eternal treasure...
- September 14, 2009 |
I am a conservative. I do fear big government. And I do like my health care. But I’m willing to take your health plan more seriously if you can answer these questions the right way.
- September 23, 2009 |
Learning to forgive, as God forgives, helps you to grow into a mature, content, and joyful person. It glorifies God because it shows that He is more satisfying to your soul than revenge.
- September 24, 2009 |
Almost two-thirds -- 64 percent -- of congregations that switched to contemporary worship in the last five years saw an increase in worship attendance of 2 percent or more.
- September 21, 2009 |
God wants us to trust in His provision for our needs, and sometimes that provision requires us to step out in faith and use what resources He has given us.
As a proponent of fulfilling sex in Christian marriages, I shout from the rooftops that porn is not the answer to achieving sexual fulfillment...
- September 04, 2009 |
You and your spouse annoy each other more than enjoy each other. You don't want to continue living like this, but you don't want the trauma of divorce, either. What to do?
- September 10, 2009 |
Given our culture's continued obsession with seeing ordinary people "make it big" and “achieve their dreams of stardom," it was only a matter of time before the '80s flick Fame got a modern-day makeover.