In the manner of Screwtape: "Who could have predicted from the celebration’s modest beginnings that churchgoers would eventually spend more on Christmas gifts than they tithe all year to their churches, and over twice as much as they give to religious nonprofit organizations? Imagine, Swillpit, if those funds were used to support missions and help the needy. Why, there’s no telling how much trouble that would cause us!...
- November 15, 2013 |
On Wednesday the U.S. State Department designated Boko Haram, a violent persecutor of Christians in Nigeria, as a foreign terrorist organization.
We’re in the middle of National Adoption Month, and I’m taking the occasion to highlight various adoption stories of real-life families.
Teen athletes are at increased risk of sports-related injuries are also at heightened risk for medication misuse and abuse, especially for boys, finds a recent study.
Though world aid operations are underway in the storm-ravaged areas of the Philippines, relief is still slow in coming.
It’s time someone wrote a book for the church titled Whatever Became of Evangelism? The point would be how we tend to avoid terms like “lost” or “hell” or “salvation.” It would detail how the Great Commission became the Great Rhetoric and then finally fell into the category of the Great Community.
Conditions are worsening for Saeed Abedini, an American pastor imprisoned in Iran.
Personal finance and business education teachers five of the most gaping holes in teens' money knowledge.
Does this routine sound familiar? Fold the laundry, change the diaper, buy the things for that science fair project, make dinner, walk the dog. It never seems to end!
This stay-at-home mom’s blog post has already encouraged many parents who, week after week, faithfully attend church services with their young children.
Today is Veterans Day, when we honor the brave men and women who have served in our Armed Forces.
Teens react more impulsively to danger than children or adults, which might explain why they're more likely to be involved in crimes, according to a new study.
With the current official death toll at 1,774 and climbing, and more than 650,000 people displaced, survivors of deadly Super Typhoon Haiyan are grappling with the daily horror of devastation.
Marriage is, above and before all else, a covenant with God. How beautiful when the Bridegroom is honored first.
Are billboards an effective way of convicting Americans of their sin? Joseph Farah thinks so, and has started a national campaign as a result, Christian News Network reports.
Around 80 people were executed earlier this month in several cities across North Korea, reports the Korea JoongAng Daily.
Les Tilka, a pastor partnering with Samaritan’s Purse, is on the ground in the Philippines in the wake of Typhoon Haiyan. He describes the situation around him as “utter devastation.”
A new study in the Journal of Adolescent Health provides further evidence for a growing body of research that supports a movement to delay school start times for adolescents.
There is a perfect time to leave a church, but what that "time" is may surprise you.