Ralphie Parker wanted just one thing for Christmas: "An official Red Ryder, carbine-action, two-hundred-shot, range-model air rifle. " Fans of the perennial Yuletide favorite “A Christmas Story” know the plot like the back of their hand. Many even recite the lines from memory.
- December 04, 2013 |
If you’re not entirely clear on what ‘prosperity gospel’ means, it seems you’re not alone. Recently, Dave Ramsey found himself being tossed into the category.
Sometimes We Forget God is on Our Side
Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby is worried that the cross has become trivialized.
1. In our house, Christmas is about Jesus. That first. The rest follows. 2. The stuff goes away. Relationships do not.
It would seem Pope Francis isn't about to let his position within the Catholic Church stop him from taking an active role in Christ’s ministry.
This 40-second clip demonstrates the need for engaged dads more than a thousand research papers ever could.
There is a direct line from his birth to his circumcision to the cross.
Two families in the U.S. are hoping that two detained Americans in North Korea are released soon— especially with the Christmas season underway.
We will all have these come-to-the-edge moments where our expectations don't match the reality of what is happening.
The Christmas season is once again upon us and with it overwhelming encouragement from Madison Avenue to spend what we have not earned to buy what we cannot afford. The thrust of this consumerist message is that the holiday is best enjoyed or most fully realized through the acquisition of “things.”
“Advent”, over the past several years the word has become almost synonymous with Christmas.
In observance of World Aids Day, Bishop T.D. Jakes’ The Potter’s House megachurch provided free HIV testing to hundreds of people in Dallas.
By now you may have heard that Oxford Dictionary’s word of the year is “selfie.” It’s good word for our day, as without a doubt, it has become a very “selfie” world.
Just a few miles to the west of the Focus campus stands one of the premier ministries in all of Christendom. There, in the shadow of the red rocks of the Garden of the Gods park is headquartered the Navigators, an international, interdenominational organization committed “to know Christ and Make Him Known.”
Seeking Awe and Wonder and making bold declarations