We made it! We're in Bethlehem with Mary and Joseph and Jesus.
- December 25, 2012 |
Every year, a pile of Christmas cards fills my mailbox with tales of extraordinary lives.
Jailed Iranian pastor Behnam Irani, who last month was denied hospitalization despite his critical condition, wrote a letter from his prison cell before Christmas, ministering to Christians in his country and thanking God for letting him share "very little of" Jesus' suffering on the cross.
A Collection of Christmas Audio Messages & Christmas Printables
In a complex, "always on" world, perhaps what we need to remember is that we need to intentionally unplug every now and then.
Christmas signals the start of something radically new and for that we should rejoice
As I prayed about the ongoing heartache surrounding the school shooting in Connecticut, I thought about the fact that many of the children who appeared in Focus on the Family’s "John 3:16" advertisement that aired earlier this year are the same age as many of the victims at Sandy Hook Elementary School.
We were born for Christmas because on Christmas Christ was born for us.
The Mayans were wrong about the calendar. But they weren’t wrong that the arc of history is headed toward something cataclysmic.
Christmas music is nearly inescapable every December -- and according to a new LifeWay Research study, most Americans enjoy it.
Christmas reminds us that God is God and we're not.
These days are filled with commotion and excitement. A long to-do list vies for my attention. I'm longing for a pause.
A pastor in Lahore, Pakistan, has been threatened for evangelizing in the Punjab province.
I curl up in a ball. Give him to you, Lord? My son? I don't think I can.
The final vote on Egypt's new Islamist constitution is this weekend, and supporters and opponents of President Mohammed Morsi -- a long-time member of the Muslim Brotherhood -- continue to clash in the streets.
- December 21, 2012 |
Church bells tolled across the U.S. Friday morning in remembrance of the victims of the Newtown, Conn., school shooting last Friday, and religious leaders called on people to pause and reflect on the tragedy.
- December 21, 2012 |