Stephen Hawking gives an exclusive interview in The Guardian that has received widespread media attention.
Confession is how we bring ourselves back into communion with God.
There are many people who believe that God will destroy this present world—all of it—and start over, creating a new world from scratch. But that's a misunderstanding fueled in part by a questionable translation of 2Peter 3... (read more)
Pornography and romance novels aren’t (or at least aren’t always) morally equivalent, but they “work” the same way.
- May 18, 2011 |
We left last night feeling greatly loved and deeply affirmed before God by our friends in Reno.
- May 18, 2011 |
Don’t assume the worst about a friend based on just one phone call or one email or one piece of overheard gossip.
- May 17, 2011 |
On this week’s episode of “The Cross and the Jukebox,” I talk to Adam Dorsey, the writer of the hit song “That’s What I Love About Sunday,” recorded by Craig Morgan. Adam is now a pastor in California, and he has a unique perspective on life both sides of Music Row.
My new $2.99 ebook. (Yayeth!)
In a couple weeks the best parenting book ever (IMHO) will be available. Elyse Fitzpatrick and her daughter Jessica Thompson co-wrote a gospel-drenched book for parents entitled “Give Them Grace.” If you are a parent (as I am), there is no better book to read than this one.
What’s it like to be on a film set? I found out last fall when I visited the set of Dolphin Tale, the upcoming, inspirational movie starring Morgan Freeman, Harry Connick Jr. and Ashley Judd.
There is a generational divide within the church today that rivals the generational divide of the 1960’s – but it is of an altogether different sort.
One college has decided to be the first to offer a major in secularism.
Without the essential theological and intellectual foundations, business as mission often ends up being nothing more than business as usual but with Christian platitudes tacked on.
Why should we be surprised when God answers our prayers when we pray in his will?
- May 15, 2011 |
When you return to a church multiple times, it must be because God has caused a bond of deep friendship to develop.
- May 14, 2011 |
He can do a lot with a little. Goliath learned that the hard way.
- May 13, 2011 |
We’ve all heard of “spin” or “spinning a story.” Newscasters give us their spin on different events everyday and we understand that. That’s why we watch our favorite stories analyzed to death; we want to get as much information and opinion as we can. But we’ve moved beyond spin as a culture and it’s not a good thing. We’ve moved into changing reality itself
- May 12, 2011 |
Here are six reasons well-meaning pastors might give the worst possible advice to victims of domestic violence.
Most of us, thank God, will never approach the wickedness that bin Laden unleashed on the world. But all of us wrestle with the same root pathology. That’s because, left to ourselves, we all share the same religion as Osama Bin Laden. It isn’t Islam; it’s self-worship.