If we have to have clarity going forward, we're all going to be stuck where we are for a long time.
In my desperate situation that night what I really wanted to say to God was, “I need to trust you, more than ever.” My soul and my mouth just didn’t know how to connect that thought.
If the ecclesiocentric view of the church’s mission tends to focus on the building and maintenance of the institutional church (a place of like-minded believers), then a proper theocentric view will focus the organic church (a people who believe and obey) on the mission of God or missio Dei.
I think most married people wonder that at one time or another. It may not be a question filled with true angst and regret, but one that may persist at the back of their mind.
14-year-old Jamey Rodemeyer was found dead after an apparent suicide. He left no note. But his parents say he was bullied for years in middle school.
At least 13 Chinese Christians were taken into custody by authorities for going to an outdoor worship service held by the Beijing Shouwang Church.
It’s easy to be swept up into the world’s value system, to be tempted by the lie that suggests our worth or importance is based upon a job, our level of income or even our social status – maybe even in our church circles.
Spiritual abuse is a term that seems to be gaining a little bit of traction with whole blogs dedicated to it. It describes a clear reality—that where there is spiritual authority in a sinful world, there will at times be abuse of that authority. However...
- September 20, 2011 |
Many of you regularly pray and support this wonderful ministry, so I wanted to alert you to some staffing reductions here at Focus on the Family.
- September 20, 2011 |
Traditionalist Catholics in the state of Puebla recently threatened to “lynch and crucify” about 70 evangelical Protestants.
More than 70% of teenagers with suicidal thoughts don't obtain mental health services, a new study shows.
U.S. teens and young adults are increasingly being sent to hospitals with cases of strokes, according to a new study.
It’s time someone wrote a book for the church titled 'Whatever Became of Evangelism?'
Interior Minister Claude Guéant warned that police would use force if those of any religion disobeyed the new rule to keep Paris' public spaces secular.
The ethics of using someone else's sermons
This is the moment the preacher has had on his mind and heart all week long. Now, he has done this for years, and by now you would think he's got it down to a science and he can do this blindfolded--lead worship, read scripture, offer prayers, preach the Word, inspire the congregation--but not so. This is not like anything else anyone on the planet does.
- September 18, 2011 |
Here I address more claims by historical document collector David Barton
- September 17, 2011 |