Scientists love to study how happy parents are (or aren’t). Year after year, news outlets report on the topic, touting studies that they say either find how unhappy parents are, or how much satisfaction and “positive emotion” children bring to their parents’ lives.
- July 31, 2013 |
It’s been the message I’ve received from all around: “Real men don’t cry. Not in public, anyway.” It’s pride, I’m sure. Pride that flows out of believing a lie.
Following the April suicide of their son, Rick and Kay Warren have a new purpose for Saddleback Church: removing the stigma of mental illness from churches.
Creating a vital single parent ministry in your church is a growing trend. Volunteers become a necessity in such ministries. How do you retain & train these volunteers?
By now you’ve heard that pastor and bestselling author Rick Warren returned to the pulpit this past Sunday for the first time since his son’s suicide in April.
A new Florida State University study has found that adolescent boys who are hurt in just two physical fights suffer a loss in IQ that is roughly equivalent to missing an entire year of school. Girls experience a similar loss of IQ after only a single fighting-related injury.
The world is changing, and in some ways the church must learn to change with it. Blogger Christopher Smith takes a moment to share what he believed is the solution for transforming the Christian church.
If we wait until we can do everything perfectly, we will still be sitting here when the Lord returns. Let us be up and doing.
No matter how good you design a church service to be, if the children's ministry is bad, people won't come back - unless they're folks without kids.
What struck me about this exchange was how this woman perceived hospitality. It mattered to her. Intuitively, she understood why it mattered that we extend warmth and care to others. Hospitality – or the lack of it – says something about us, and how we see the value of others.
Embracing my 30s and the maturity that comes with it!
Organizations representing Nigerian Christians called on the United States to officially recognize Boko Haram as a terrorist group at a press conference on Thursday in the nation's capital.
A listing of hot cultural items from the the Internet, music, television and movies.
Does the church have a "cleavage problem"? A trending article makes the case that we do...
One of the nation's most prominent evangelical leaders wants to know why President Obama has remained silent as Iran tortures an American pastor held captive in one of the Islamic republic's most notorious prisons.
Republican lawmakers in North Carolina have passed new restrictions on the state's abortion clinics. The law's passage comes as new polls show that most Americans favor restricting abortion at 20 weeks of pregnancy, rather than the 24-week mark established under current law.
A video of Dustin Hoffman has gone viral. In it, the acclaimed actor shares the real reason why he agreed to star in the 1982 hit, “Tootsie,” a film about a man who dressed up as a woman to get more work.
Protests and rallies are taking place in Egypt almost daily now, weeks after President Mohammed Morsi was removed from office.
- July 25, 2013 |
A group of 39 students have been excluded from a graduation ceremony and instead been placed under harsh military punishment at a military training center as a result of their Christian beliefs.
- July 25, 2013 |