Halloween is a volatile topic with many Christians, and for good reason. Its origins are pagan and disturbing. And yet, it seems to be growing in popularity on all fronts. From plastic front-lawn tombstones to inflatable monsters (and all the candy), Americans are expected to spend nearly $7 billion this year on the holiday.
- October 31, 2013 |
Praying "Your Kingdom come" requires us to let go of all our less-than kingdoms...
In a newly revised policy statement, the American Academy of Pediatrics recommends that parents make a media use plan for their families that takes into account not only the quantity but the quality and location of media used.
The American Academy of Pediatrics is urging pediatricians to promote and provide condoms for their adolescent patients.
Since the Muslim Brotherhood took power in Egypt, Christians have been the targets of violence. Once the Islamist government was sacked, Christians hoped the situation would change, but it hasn't. However, while the violence has been difficult for Christians, there is good news.
A year ago, Superstorm Sandy crashed the northeastern shores of the U.S. The storm made landfall Tuesday, Oct. 29, killing at least 181 people and causing property damages estimated at $65 billion.
An ancient parable that has remarkable application to today's social media world
It’s hard to believe the holiday season is right around the corner. In an effort to combat the overly materialistic hue Christmas has taken on, some commentators will bemoan the tradition of gift-giving. I won’t be one of them.
Heavily armed militants, suspected members of Boko Haram, attacked Damaturu, the capital of Nigeria's Yobe state, last Thursday.
Rick Barry argues that when Christians buy into believing in real ghosts, they aren’t looking at Scripture closely enough.
Air Force Academy cadets will no longer be required to include the words "so help me God" when taking their annual Honor Oath.
Have you ever noticed how culture glorifies multi-tasking and busyness? Lately, it seems we’re trying to accomplish more than ever in shorter and shorter periods of time. We buy faster and more efficient technology and install apps on our phones in the hopes of getting ahead.
The idea that young adults are abandoning their faith in droves may be widely accepted but isn't fully accurate.
Nearly two in five children have used a tablet or smartphone before they could speak in full sentences, according to a new report.
Marital intimacy can bring out some of our deepest insecurities.
You know who you are. You're sitting a couple rows back so no one really, really notices you singing your heart out. I see you.
Eritrean security forces raided a prayer meeting and arrested 150 Christians found praying together in Maitemenai, a suburb to the north of Asmara.
Earlier this month, Sarah Bessey posted an article detailing why she enjoyed going to church.
What would a bucket list entail for someone who is already a follower of Christ (becoming one would be, of course, the only bucket list item that would matter)?
Demolition of one section of Sandy Hook Elementary began on Thursday and continued on Friday.