It's pretty easy to prove your point when you put words in a man's mouth that he never said.
- August 17, 2011 |
Being heavy in young adulthood can lead to earlier death, even if a person loses weight later.
Frank Bruni wrote in his New York Times column that when it comes to fixing out country’s problems, “faith and prayer just won’t cut it. In fact, they’ll get in the way.” Is Bruni right?
Shortly before he was scheduled to address 165,000 people at the annual Willow Creek Leadership Summit, Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz withdrew, thanks to a petition signed by only 700 people.
The missing Christian human rights lawyer Gao Zhisheng’s 2006 probationary sentence for “subversion of state power” expired on 14 August.
Too many people have been taught that Christians—true Christians, good Christians, real Christians—don’t get depressed or that depression is always the outworking of serious sin.
Militants in Somalia continue to be the biggest stumbling block to delivering aid to the famine-plagued country.
We wring our hands over government corruption, corporate greed, and the breakdown of the family, but what’s to be done? How do we go about uprighting our morally capsized culture?
I do not think it too strong or sensational to say that we are witnessing the collapse of Western civilization. Across the Western world, the fruits of apostasy and secularism are manifesting themselves in overwhelmingly destructive ways. In essence, we in the West are reaping precisely what we have sown. Mankind cannot construct a world devoid of subservience to God and hope to prosper.
A battle is brewing over the marital status of two Sesame Street characters. An online campaign has been started to have Bert and Ernie marry, in order to show support for LBGT children.
One of the biggest complaints from parents and teenagers alike is that there is often little or no communication between the two groups. Perhaps you’re like one discouraged mom who said to me, “I’ve tried to talk with my daughter but she just shuts me down. I’ve tried everything to let her know I care but she just won’t let me in any more.” Or maybe you’re like the frustrated dad who told me the only thing his son would ever say to him was “you just don’t understand . . .
Americans For Truth About Homosexuality announced a peaceful sign vigil for August 11-12 outside Willow Creek Community Church to protest the mega-church's disassociation from a Christian ministry that helps men and women overcome unwanted homosexual desires.
- August 14, 2011 |
Religion News Service reports that the annual peace service at Westminster Cathedral acquired fresh significance on Tuesday evening as Londoners gathered to pray for their city and other British communities torn by rioting.
- August 14, 2011 |
A listing of hot cultural items from the the Internet, music, television and movies.
- August 12, 2011 |
Baptist Press reports that International Mission Board missionaries are looking for ways to serve Londoners in the midst of widespread rioting and looting in London and across England.
I’ve written here before about what an influence the singer-songwriter Michael Card has had on my life and theology. In this week’s episode, Mike joins me in the studio to talk about the only song of his that I don’t like.