A few dozen churches in the U.S. offer concealed carry certification classes as a way to reach out to non-Christians and attract new members. Pastors around the country see no conflict between being a Christian and possessing weapons, but in the wake of the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., such sentiments are coming under sharp criticism from fellow Christians.
In a time of obvious tragedy, the unbearable lightness of Christmas seems absurd to the watching world.
It’s been called the "Paradox of Christmas," the fact that the Creator of heaven and earth gave up what He had so that we might receive what we need.
When you study the era that Dickens wrote about when he published A Christmas Carol in 1843, you realize that it was dark and evil. And that the Scrooge character was not the buffoonish, almost cartoon-like character some of the movies made him out to be.
A police officer in Texas -- who wants to remain anonymous -- is gaining attention after he gave a man a $100 bill folded in a citation.
For the moment, the baby sleeps in Bethlehem surrounded by regal gifts and foreign eyes wide with wonder.
Through your tears, lift up your eyes and look again to Bethlehem. That sleeping child will rise to battle and no one will stand against him.
President Barack Obama announced Wednesday the formation of a new working group on gun violence to be chaired by Vice President Joe Biden in light of last week's school shooting in Connecticut.
Yesterday’s death of Christian broadcaster and former Major League Baseball pitcher Frank Pastore comes as a blow. He was my friend, and I not only miss him already, but I miss knowing that he’s out there "in the arena" spreading the Good News of Jesus over the airwaves at KKLA in Southern California and beyond.
A Gallup poll shows strong majorities of Americans favor a broad range of rights for gays and lesbians, including adopting children, but a slim majority also say gays should not be Boy Scout leaders.
5 words changed my philosophy on strangers.
In the wake of last week's massacre of 20 first-graders at Sandy Hook Elementary, two main subjects of debate have emerged regarding how to prevent future tragedies: better gun control versus better treatment of mental illness. A recent survey of attitudes toward gun control suggests where evangelicals and other religious groups stand on the issue.
Do you find yourself hitting questions of faith harder now that it's Christmas? God has a message for us to leave what we know.
Egypt's opposition is leading mass protests to reject the Islamist-backed draft constitution, days after President Morsi claimed victory in the first round of voting amid allegations of polling violations.
We have to start looking at evangelism as less than a one-time, do or die opportunity and more of a journey.
The number of children being born outside of marriage has increased sharply, according to a new study by the National Marriage Project and the Institute for American Values.