Most teens don't get enough sleep, putting them at greater risk for a slew of unhealthy behaviors, from physical inactivity to fighting, according to a new U.S. study.
Vanderbilt University has decided five on-campus Christian groups are in violation of the school's non-discrimination policy and has placed the groups on "provisional status."
Christians in Laos often do not risk applying for building permits because it can draw unwanted attention and preempt any chance of building a simple structure.
October is National Bullying Prevention Month. Want to be part of the solution?
I'm a veteran. A veteran minister. I received the call to preach in April of 1961, which means we have recently passed the half-century mark for that anniversary. I began pastoring in November of 1962, and was ordained on December 2. I served 6 churches as pastor for 39 years and one as a staff minister for 3. Does this qualify me as a veteran?
It’s hard to know what to say about your 59th birthday. What exactly does it represent?
Is it possible, in this highly charged culture, to say nice things about people whose policies you despise?
The cost of raising a child from birth to age 18 for a middle-income, two-parent family (not including college), has skyrocketed nearly 40% -- or more than $60,000 -- from 10 years ago, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture.
Just a quick slice of life from the Daly household last week; perhaps you can relate?
Calvin is too important to leave him frozen in caricature, and he’s too significant to leave him simply to his tribe of theological partisans. He offers rich insight to all in the Christian tradition, including those who consider themselves the furthest away from “Calvinism.”
How do we respond to spiritual abuse internally—in our own hearts, and how do we respond to spiritual abuse “externally”—in our relationship to the person hurting us?
Iranian pastor Yousef Nadarkhani has twice refused to recant his Christian faith during two court hearings this week and will be again demanded to recant at a third trial; if he continues to refuse, he will be executed.
They knew they were different at a young age. Throughout life, they struggled to hide their feelings and appear normal. After years of enduring rejection, low self-esteem, and depression, they learned to accept homosexuality as part of “who I am.”
Researchers have found that poor diet may be a risk factor for mental health problems during adolescence.
Our daily broadcast today features a fascinating conversation with my dear friend and colleague Tim Goeglein.
In a recent opinion piece for the Wall Street Journal, Norm Augustine laments the weakening emphasis on the study of history.
The latest in a series of attacks on minority religious groups in the world's most populous Muslim-majority nation.
A series of attacks by armed Muslim extremists in Nigeria's Plateau State have left more than 100 Christians dead, including one pregnant woman and the elimination of many entire families.
There are times when ministers do the most self-defeating things. Not all of them, thankfully. But enough to warrant our addressing the issue as a caution to the rest of the Lord's stable of shepherds. Here is my personal list of the 5 most frustrating things pastors do.
- September 24, 2011 |
Perhaps no recent statement has better captured so glaringly the bent of our culture than Pat Robertson’s advice to a man whose wife has Alzheimer’s: “he should divorce her and start all over again.” . . .
- September 23, 2011 |