There is a great deal of discussion these days in regard to understanding culture sociologically, but very little about understanding it theologically.
I haven't liked Valentine's Day since 5th grade. Cindy Smith was the girl for me back then. Valentine's was my opportunity to express my vast, undying love for her. I did the best I could to fully describe it in a little hand-written note. To seal the deal, I topped it off with a few sweethearts in the same envelope. She read my note, ate my candy, and then promptly threw the note down the sewer drain.
The Holy Spirit was calling me into an exploration of simplifying, of uncluttering for the sake of putting Christ first.
"Instead of falling for overblown tales of Western Islamophobia, let's take a real stand against the Christophobia infecting the Muslim world."
Syrian forces continue to crack down on protesters in Homs, killing more than 300 in renewed conflict just days after the U.S. closed its embassy in Damascus.
An epidemic is sweeping our land in the form of church dissension over the smallest of issues. What's a pastor to do?
I suspect more people were surprised with the New York Giants victory in the Super Bowl than were shocked to learn that two members of a three-member panel of the liberal 9th Circuit Court of Appeals have once again ruled California’s Prop 8 marriage vote to be unconstitutional.
A group of Republican lawmakers is protesting the removal of a reference to God in the patch logo for the Air Force Rapid Capabilities Office.
Children whose families move around a lot may be at increased risk for psychological problems and substance use later in life, according to a new study.
Researchers in the U.K. have found about 25% of children were likely to perform poorly at school if families had multiple social issues.
White House Press Secretary Jay Carney said women "deserve" to have their employers buy them health insurance plans that cover contraceptives and abortifacient drugs.
All of us face rejection, but how can faith free us to live fearlessly?
A federal appeals court today declared California's ban on same-sex marriage unconstitutional, likely paving the way for a U.S. Supreme Court ruling.
The more ongoing stress children are exposed to, the greater the odds they will become obese by adolescence, according to a new study.
People often say, "I Hate Religion But Love Jesus." But, in the Bible, is the word “religion” ever opposed to the gospel? Or, is the main idea of “religion” opposed to the main idea of the gospel?
The Susan G. Komen foundation succumbed this past Friday to a relentless barrage of political bullying.
An 11-year-old former Muslim boy in Turkey named Hussein has remained strong in his faith despite beatings, bullying and assaults.
My parents made plenty of mistakes. Yours did too. As a dad now with 4 kids, I've finally arrived at that place where I am more cognizant of the mistakes I am making. Wouldn't it be nice if -- like the idea of the "easy button" -- we could just hit a button to erase all the mistakes we've made? Unfortunately, we can't.
An Iranian website with ties to Iran's supreme leader called for the destruction of Israel and the slaughter of "all the Jews."
According to the Israel Defense Forces intelligence chief, more than 200,000 missiles are aimed at every part of the state.