How ironic that space drenched with such a sense of the sacred is the seed of so much spiritual doubt. While many found faith of its deepest and most vibrant nature on the grounds of Dachau, others lost it forevermore.
My good friend Justin Buzzard called to tell me that he was writing a book (in his exact words) on “how to date your wife.” Somewhat taken aback, I said, “Your writing a book on how to date my wife?”
Certain themes are apparent when reading large quantities of the Old Testament books. What becomes clear about God’s relationship to his people is this: they are very sinful and they are very much loved.
My son had a lizard. Key word there - had. It was a good-looking little Bearded Dragon. He was only a few years old, and my kids didn't get it until just about 6 months ago. But to them, it was their friend. And that little friend breathed his last breath two nights ago. So long, "Spike."
The Civil Union and Marriage Issues Committee at the 220th General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church (USA) has agreed upon two items to be considered by the assembly, one of which would amend the church's definition of marriage.
Focus on the Family joined with other community organizations in Colorado Springs to put on a benefit concert to help the thousands of people affected by the wildfires.
Andy Griffith, the television icon Americans adored for his role as the town sheriff in the 1960s sitcom "The Andy Griffith Show" and later as a stern defense attorney in the drama "Matlock," died July 3, 2012. He was 86.
All it takes is a 30-second perusal of the supermarket tabloids to confirm what you already know: There is an excessive, if not obsessive, draw to celebrity in the culture.
A judge in South Carolina decided to sentence a drunk driver to more than just eight years in prison, adding that the convicted person must also do a Bible study.
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More than one-quarter of Texas teens have sent naked photos of themselves through text or email, according to the latest study on "sexting."
The Game Show Network (GSN) announced the premiere date for the original series The American Bible Challenge, an original one-hour game show hosted by comedian Jeff Foxworthy.
Wycliffe Associates, an international organization that involves people in the acceleration of Bible translation efforts, is working in Nigeria to provide new technologies that will enable safer communication for translation workers.
The wise person, as he grows older, must turn to the perfecting of his creative and appreciative abilities, which mellow and improve with age. He must take inventory of his personality, realizing that whatever it is now, so it will tend to be in later years, multiplied many times.
Thomas Jefferson was a slave owner who declared all men equal. How can Christians respond to this contradiction?
Doug Wilson stated that “Males will necessarily be dominant in any given culture, and the only question before that culture concerns whether or not that dominance will be constructive or destructive.”
Prayer is a privilege. It is an honor to take the time to pray for another. How often are you doing that?
Goodbye, my childhood town. I cannot wait to come back to you with my children someday and show them how to remember.
Recent research shows multitaskers feel emotionally satisfied, but their results lag behind single-taskers.
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The ancient Church of the Nativity in the Palestinian town of Bethlehem has been placed on the list of World Heritage sites by the United Nations' cultural arm.
- July 02, 2012 |