How do straight Christians build bridges to the gay community? Author Andy Marin shares his experiences as an evangelical living in the heart of Chicago's gay community.
- August 18, 2009 |
Often it is the kiss of death. One says to the other, “I love you, but I’m no longer in love with you...”
Sometimes, when the pain is very deep, you need someone to do your praying for you. The Bible has a name for these people: intercessors.
- August 12, 2009 |
Mostly we can afford to sigh and move on when videos like this are made and sent to us, but occasionally a snort of gentlemanly disgust is warranted.
What happens when Jesus interrupts the average life? Interrupted encourages believers to ask if their lives bring integrity to the gospel. Follow the faith journey of author and fellow disciplemaker Jen Hatmaker and rediscover Jesus among the least of us.
- August 11, 2009 |
How is it possible that somebody who has given his life to Christ can withhold their financial gifts from Him?
Being intentional about who you spend significant time with can save you heartache and perhaps nudge you closer to finding your future mate. To find a prospective mate or to move a relationship forward, first look for the right kind of man: the marrying kind.
- August 14, 2008 |
Sanity is what we gain when we stop focusing on our adult children and begin to focus on changing our own attitudes and behaviors...
- August 04, 2009 |
The most valuable financial gift my mom gave me didn’t cost her a cent. It was the gift of frugality...
There's plenty that's lost in translation from book to the big screen in The Time Traveler's Wife—like a rhyme or reason to the time travel itself, anything in the way of character development, or depth of human emotion.
In an inspired genre mash-up of sci-fi, horror and documentary styles, District 9 looks to tackle relevant themes related to the War on Terror (and the U.S. detention center at Guantanamo Bay, specifically) through a parabolic lens.
Christians have been trained to think that one attempt at relational redemption will then take away a GLBT person’s pain and hurt. It just doesn’t work like that.
Some readers asked if I could suggest some common characteristics of seekers who DO find God. A windy night off the coast of Washington state provided some answers...
- August 11, 2009 |
If you think God's values and the world's values can coexist, think again. Blending with the world is not how a man of God follows Jesus.
- August 29, 2008 |
What is the first thing you do when your eyes open each morning? What are your first thoughts? Is your attitude Christ-like, or are you conformed to the patterns of this world?
- August 10, 2009 |
God calls each of us—many out of what we think are our mundane everyday lives, to do something extraordinary and to really live, for Him. So who and what are you living for today? And how deep are you choosing to live your life?