A simple, but powerful maxim I learned while watching the NBA Finals
Regardless of race, single-parent families are far more likely to live in poverty, with four of every 10 single-mother families in poverty, and only one of 12 two-parent homes in poverty.
From her life’s painful and shameful experiences with multiple disabilities flows a beauty and grace
Four attacks within the last three weeks in Niger have raised the specter of a growing Islamist threat in the country.
Take a look at we answer some tough questions about single parent ministry and the church.
The Supreme Court is expected to rule on two key marriage cases before the end of June. And as the nation awaits the decisions to the Prop 8 and DOMA cases, good people are asking thoughtful questions on why marriage matters.
One hundred sixty Christians were recently forced to flee their village after it was attacked by Muslim extremists.
A new study in the Journal of Adolescent Health found that 83.4 percent of teens had unsupervised access to their prescription medications at home.
Hassan Rouhani won Iran's presidential election over the weekend. President Rouhani often is portrayed as being a "moderate" Iranian cleric, but because of his loyalty to Supreme Leader Ayatollah Khamenei, Iranian Christians don't expect positive changes.
The United Nations is asking the United States and Europe to take in thousands of Syrian refugees.
It is the present form of Christianity—uniquely influenced by American culture—that is failing precisely because it has been enculturated with ideas foreign to the kingdom of God and the good news of the kingdom. In essence, the American church has succumbed to the lure of personal peace and affluence—elements of the American dream.
If Jesus commands us to “seek first the kingdom” then it is imperative that we know more precisely what this means. If the kingdom is as the Bible describes, the rule and reign of God come to earth through Jesus the King over all other kings then this reality carries enormous implications for how we are to live and act as faithful followers of Christ.
Just as there are certain things we should know, as in facts or figures or cultural literacy, there are certain things we should also know how to do.
Despite repeated requests from religious leaders and anti-abortion activists, city officials in Philadelphia plan to cremate and bury the 47 bodies from abortion provider Kermit Gosnell's case.
Yesterday was Father’s Day. For those keeping score at home, it was the 113th anniversary of the holiday, a day that finds its origin in the genius of a woman named Sonora Smart Dodd.
My full name is Clarence Raymond Pritchard. I was named Clarence for my uncle who died two years after I was born.
- June 16, 2013 |
For those missing their Dad today or perhaps have never known their Dad, I pray this brings you comfort.
- June 16, 2013 |