By the time I accepted Christ in high school, the "hippie" movement was in full swing, as was the "Jesus movement" - a dynamic uprising of young Christians whose style and manner of worship was pretty unconventional, at least compared with that of the prior generation.
- October 04, 2013 |
A local government official in central Bangladesh has halted the construction of a church, forced Christians to worship at a mosque and threatened them with eviction from their village unless they renounce their faith.
An Italian Jesuit priest who went missing in Syria several months ago is still alive, according to an Assyrian priest speaking at the European Parliament on Tuesday.
Though Jesus has ascended back to the Father, his ministry to us continues.
In many cases, people who once called themselves Christians are simply no longer doing that… what we need is a mobilized—rather than demoralized—mission force.
Boys and girls who start dating at a young age are disrupting the typical pattern of teenage romantic development and may have more school and behavioral problems than their peers, suggests a Canadian study to be published in the December issue of the Journal of Adolescence.
As a pastor, I’m often confronted with the confusion and bewilderment surrounding why God might allow pain and suffering into a human life. This theory by Malcom Gladwell offers some insights into this.
Blind Chinese activist Chen Guangcheng has joined three American organizations to further his human rights advocacy, including advocating for religious freedom in China.
Biblical friendship is a gift from God and the worth of a brother in Christ who loves you in truth and faithfulness cannot be estimated.
We’ve probably all been there – we’re scanning a news article online or watching a story on a magazine news show and we see something that just stops us cold. It’s a declaration presented in fact, and even backed up by “research” that you know is at odds with what Scripture teaches.
We can accomplish so much more when we work together.
Soul searching questions from the Lord's prayer for healing, help and hope from relationship pains
To say we have a big problem doing evangelism in the “Bible Belt” is an understatement. It’s also a problem of our own making.
American pastor Saeed Abedini is now aware that President Obama urged Iranian President Hassan Rouhani to release him from wrongful imprisonment for his Christian faith in Iran.
Wheelchair-bound elderly veterans pushed aside barricades to tour the World War II Memorial Tuesday morning, in defiance of the government shutdown which closed all of the memorials in the nation's capital.
Girls growing up in the church are told: ‘True Love Waits.’ What’s it “waiting” for, anyway?” Let's re-frame this conversation.
In today’s post, we take a look at four marks of a true, biblical friend.
Incidents of violence against Christians in India's Karnataka state have spiked since June, including hospitalization of a school helper this month after Hindu extremists beat her and marched her through the streets.