Those of us privileged to do so-called Christian work for a living don't always understand the pressures of the American workforce. So here are five ways pastors can encourage the laity:
Pakistani police say a Muslim cleric planted evidence to link a Christian girl to blasphemy -- a new twist in a case that has attracted worldwide attention in recent days and re-ignited national debate about the controversial blasphemy law.
I knew my neighbors would laugh at me for edging my lawn with the kitchen shears, but it didn't matter....
Nineteen days of self-denial. Gone in a less than a minute. I've failed. Again.
Members of the Taliban kidnapped a young low-caste Christian man in Pakistan and held him captive for nine months.
CNN recently ran an article about the YouTube slam on creationism, "Creationism Is Not Appropriate for Children," by Bill Nye -- also known as TV’s "Bill Nye the Science Guy." I felt it worthwhile to address this.
This is what you looked like at just 12 weeks in the womb.
The University of Texas at Austin announced Aug. 29 that a sociologist who has been excoriated by some in the media over a study showing that parents’ homosexual relationships can have negative effects on children is innocent of academic misconduct.
A federal district court in Tennessee ruled on August 29 that Hamilton County officials can continue opening their meetings with public prayers as a lawsuit against them proceeds.
- September 02, 2012 |
A Knoxville, Tenn., abortion clinic closed August 10 because it did not have a doctor with admitting privileges at a local hospital.
- September 01, 2012 |
This is not a call for shorter sermons, but it is a call for purposeful preaching where every word counts.
- September 01, 2012 |
Republicans working to craft the party's platform before the national convention rejected two proposals which would have changed the GOP's position on marriage.
All of our attempts (well intentioned as they may be) to minimize suffering reveal our universal, fatal love affair with control and law.
Urban Meyer will take the field on Saturday for his first game as head football coach of Ohio State.
Canada's leading doctors' association has approved a resolution that says an unborn child does not become a human being until it is fully born.
Anti-Semitic attacks against Jews in France have risen by 40 percent in the past five months, since an Islamic terrorist murdered a rabbi and three children at a Jewish day school in Toulouse.
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The Roman Catholic owners of a Vermont bed-and-breakfast inn agreed this week to pay a total of $30,000 to a lesbian couple that wanted to hold a same-sex wedding reception on their property.
- August 30, 2012 |