I can understand why and how people could give up leading the local church in favor of the speaking circuit. I began to think about this as Rob Bell announced his resignation from Mars Hill just as I set out for 6 days of speaking engagements at a conference, a college and a church.
A new study suggests that going to bed early and rising early could be a principal factor in combating obesity and enhancing overall fitness for teens.
Adolescents with large social networks of friends and acquaintances are more likely to start drinking alcohol than teens who play a less central role in their high school social scene.
As you begin a new month and week, do you have ears to hear what the Lord is saying to you?
Teens are more influenced by the drinking habits of their romantic partners' friends than they are by the habits of their own friends or romantic partners, a new study finds.
It's nice to have one of "our guys" in the Oval Office, but it doesn't validate our faith.
After rejections, trying circumstances or a long season of waiting, it is easy to start to wonder: Are these dreams in my heart really from God?
If you're looking for a convicting, uplifting, encouraging and redeeming film, Courageous, which opens today nationwide, is it.
When the everyday demands of life wears on our souls, God provides a way of escape with these three gifts.
I’m not sure I want my wife telling me what I can’t eat, let alone the government (though I do try to listen to my wife). Stories about government banning certain food items, particularly those with high fat content, are increasing. By way of example, not the latest, but perhaps the most prominent, occurred some time back in San Francisco . . .
Perhaps the best thing that can be said about persecuted Cubs fan Steve Bartman is that he didn't cash in when he could have.
When you attend a wedding, do you expect there will, or will not, be alcohol served?
Many of you are already a friend of the family, of course. But I'd like to invite you to take your commitment to families one step further by joining a special group of our most loyal supporters, called Friends of the Family.
The American Center for Law and Justice suspects Iran is spreading false information about the case of Pastor Yousef Nadarkhani, who faces execution for refusing to recant his Christian faith in court.
A listing of hot cultural items from the the Internet, music, television and movies.
The Alliance Defense Fund is encouraging pastors to vet candidates for their flocks. Should they?
A couple of weeks ago, I wrote about Robertson’s comments on divorce and Alzheimer’s. More problematic, though, was Robertson’s flippant response to the abhorrent theology behind the whole issue...
Christian historians and original sources dispute the claim that Unitarians were ever evangelical
It would have been hard to grow up in America during the past 40 years having never seen or heard the name of Roger Ebert.