This prayer encouraged me as I read it. I hope it gives strength to your heart as well.
- October 19, 2011 |
California Gov. Jerry Brown signed two bills into law that extend special protections to transgender people.
A majority of parents admit being distracted by cellphones or other electronic devices — even while teaching their children to drive.
A new study finds that the more profanity teens are exposed to through television and video games, the more accepting they are of swearing and the more likely they are to use profanity themselves. Those kids who swore more were also more likely to engage in physical aggression.
Galid Shalit, held captive by Hamas for five years, returned home today while 1,027 Palestinian prisoners were released in exchange for his freedom.
Having lost both of my parents as a young boy, I may have an extra measure of compassion for kids who grow up having prematurely lost their folks.
Nigerian evangelist Mark Ojunta was killed by the Islamic extremist group Boko Haram.
Two teenage girls trapped in a prostitution ring in Pune, India, were rescued last week by the Indian Rescue Mission.
The title of my post today strikes me as oxymoronic. Miracles, after all, are defined as acts of God, amazing and marvelous events, and "seals of a divine mission"...
Are you struggling with bitterness? I have too.
I close my book Surprised by Grace: God’s Relentless Pursuit of Rebels with a story (not sure if this really happened or is simply parabolic) from Civil War days before America’s slaves were freed, about a northerner who went to a slave auction and purchased a young slave girl. As they walked away from the auction, the man turned to the girl and told her, “You’re free.”
Below is the latest “Questions and Ethics” query. Help me answer this question by telling me your thoughts in the comments. I’ll weigh in later. And remember to send me your real-life ethical dilemma to firstname.lastname@example.org
A woman who was seized by authorities for violating China's one-child policy died during a forced abortion in her sixth month of pregnancy.
A friend said he'd have to drop out of seminary because he couldn't handle the reading load. That's when another friend came through with some fantastic advice...
Because its easier or perhaps out of fear, we often avoid messy situations, to the detriment of our kids.
Teens are soaking gummy bears in vodka for several days and eating it to get a buzz.
Teen boys who watch a lot of TV and also have a close relationship with their mother are more susceptible to harmful stereotypical views of women and sex, but for girls, a strong attachment to mom acts as a buffer against television's negative effect on sexual views.
Married couples who strongly value material things tend to have less marital stability and satisfaction than those who don't, a new study shows.
The median worship attendance at a typical congregation has declined – again – from 130 to 108.
According to the U.S. State Department, there is not a single public Christian church left in Afghanistan.