How do we respond to spiritual abuse internally—in our own hearts, and how do we respond to spiritual abuse “externally”—in our relationship to the person hurting us?
- September 27, 2011 |
Iranian pastor Yousef Nadarkhani has twice refused to recant his Christian faith during two court hearings this week and will be again demanded to recant at a third trial; if he continues to refuse, he will be executed.
- September 27, 2011 |
They knew they were different at a young age. Throughout life, they struggled to hide their feelings and appear normal. After years of enduring rejection, low self-esteem, and depression, they learned to accept homosexuality as part of “who I am.”
Researchers have found that poor diet may be a risk factor for mental health problems during adolescence.
Our daily broadcast today features a fascinating conversation with my dear friend and colleague Tim Goeglein.
In a recent opinion piece for the Wall Street Journal, Norm Augustine laments the weakening emphasis on the study of history.
The latest in a series of attacks on minority religious groups in the world's most populous Muslim-majority nation.
A series of attacks by armed Muslim extremists in Nigeria's Plateau State have left more than 100 Christians dead, including one pregnant woman and the elimination of many entire families.
There are times when ministers do the most self-defeating things. Not all of them, thankfully. But enough to warrant our addressing the issue as a caution to the rest of the Lord's stable of shepherds. Here is my personal list of the 5 most frustrating things pastors do.
- September 24, 2011 |
Perhaps no recent statement has better captured so glaringly the bent of our culture than Pat Robertson’s advice to a man whose wife has Alzheimer’s: “he should divorce her and start all over again.” . . .
A listing of hot cultural items from the the Internet, music, television and movies.
Even the most seasoned family financial planner could learn something from the simple but solid wisdom of Dave Ramsey.
Former megachurch pastor Ted Haggard and actor Gary Busey will appear together on an upcoming edition of ABC-TV's "Celebrity Wife Swap."
The pastor who ignited a debate earlier this year over heaven and hell and who many say is "moving farther and farther away from biblical Christianity," has announced his departure from the 10,000-member Mars Hill Church, which he founded.
"The Importance of Family Dinners VII" study shows that teens who eat dinner five to seven times a week with their families are less likely to engage in at-risk behaviors than teens who had fewer than three family dinner per week.
There’s something refreshing and real about worship music that emerges in the context of a real, palpable local church.
There is much talk in our day about avoiding being “over protective,” but little to no talk on being “under protective.”
The National Religious Broadcasters sounded an alarm that media outlets such as Facebook, Google, Apple, AT&T and Comcast have adopted policies that violate the fundamental rules of free expression.
The Denver Broncos' Tim Tebow might very well be the most talked about backup quarterback in the history of the National Football League.
One Christian family in remote China has been living without running water or electricity for three years because of local government retaliation for their refusal to take part in superstitious practices.