It is astounding to consider that the most powerful military force in the history of the world is comprised entirely of volunteers! These are men and women who have, by their own free choice, set aside their personal freedom and dedicated themselves to serving a higher purpose: justice and liberty. It is this attitude of self-sacrifice for the greater good (or “other-centeredness”) that is absolutely essential to the strength and longevity of any society.
- May 27, 2011 |
How big is YouTube? 3 billion videos viewed each day big!
Marriage is losing ground to a grinding economic slowdown that has prompted more couples to live together without tying the knot.
A new survey finds that teens have watched their parents struggle with finances during the recession, and they've gotten the message.
- May 25, 2011 |
In a new study, researchers have found a statistically significant trend toward narcissism and hostility in popular music.
The 100 days between Memorial Day and Labor Day are when the number of teen driving fatalities and injuries increases dramatically.
Being faithful in marriage means taking precautions.
It’s surprising how few open, transparent and practical discussions there are about racial matters in the local church.
When we speak of calling, most people think of some loftier spiritual work rather than business, construction, or retail. Under this paradigm, the essential activity that consumes 98 percent of Christians’ time and energy is viewed as being of little or no spiritual value.
Barna Group recently completed a study about the influence of technology in families and finds the digital age is affecting more than how America communicates. It is also shaping parent-child relationships in striking new ways.
Why, in a world created by an all-powerful, all-good God, are natural disasters, which claim hundreds to hundreds of thousands of lives, permitted to exist? Is God a monster or merely a klutz?
- May 21, 2011 |
May 21, we’re told, is the end of it all. Harold Camping tells us it’s the day when the Rapture of the church will happen. Historic Christianity, of course, stands with Jesus over anyone who claims he knows the day or the hour of Jesus’ coming (Matt. 24:3-8). But what about the larger idea here? Is there a secret, sudden Rapture? Is that what we should expect?
A listing of hot cultural items from the the Internet, music, television and movies.
Only God the Father knows when Jesus will come again.
Americans may be postponing marriage, and fewer are wedding at all. But what about the people who do get married? They’re staying together longer than they have in years.
Stephen Hawking gives an exclusive interview in The Guardian that has received widespread media attention.