Every church longs to grow. That’s the way it should be. "The Great Commission" was not "The Small Suggestion." So what is keeping many of these churches from reaching their full potential?
- February 25, 2013 |
The 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals agreed to hear the case of a Christian family from Germany seeking asylum in the U.S.
- February 25, 2013 |
Evangelicals saw more movies in 2012 than almost every other demographic.
- February 24, 2013 |
Pope Benedict XVI never inspired the deep love and admiration enjoyed by his predecessor, Pope John Paul II, but Americans -- and American Catholics even more so -- still look favorably upon the soon-to-be-former head of the Roman Catholic Church.
- February 23, 2013 |
I have long suspected that many Christians dread not just death but heaven. We won’t admit that, of course.
Nearly a dozen Republican lawmakers have joined the legal fight against the Obamacare contraception mandate by formally backing arts-and-crafts chain Hobby Lobby.
Unresolved conflict is like a never-ending storm between a husband and wife, depositing a sludge of bitterness in their hearts. Before long, instead of deep, fulfilling connection, the relationship becomes shallow and stagnates.
Starting in August, Brown University's student health insurance plan will cover sex change operations for students who want to change genders.
New York Jets quarterback Tim Tebow announced on Thursday that he had canceled his scheduled appearance to speak at First Baptist Church of Dallas, Texas, led by Pastor Robert Jeffress, whom some in the media are decrying as "anti-gay."
A listing of hot cultural items from the the Internet, music, television and movies.
A Florida eighth-grader says she was told by school staff to change her abstinence-promoting T-shirt because it was "inappropriate."
Armenian authorities are trying to find ways to speed the exit from Syria and make the adjustment to life there easier.
In a poor gypsy neighborhood of Istanbul, a Syrian Orthodox refugee from Syria says he worked as a dentist in Aleppo as long as he could after fighting broke out in 2011; he finally fled when lack of food, electricity, water, and constant fear of sniper-fire and kidnapping of Christians made life too dangerous.
The Obama administration is considering asking the Supreme Court to overturn California's Proposition 8, the voter-approved measure that defined marriage in the state as only between a man and a woman.
Teens in relationships may be susceptible to being digitally abused by their boyfriends or girlfriends, according to a new study.
Malcolm Gladwell claims that in 50 years, no one will remember Steve Jobs, but statues to Bill Gates will fill the Third World.
The following “Kid President” video is the creation of actor Rainn Wilson. It’s been making the rounds on the Internet and has become something of a sensation.
A closed abortion clinic in Birmingham, Ala., has been denied its bid to reopen.
Saudi authorities on Feb. 8 arrested 53 Ethiopian Christians, mostly women, who were attending a worship service in the private, rented home of an Ethiopian believer in Dammam, the capital of the Eastern Province of Saudi Arabia.
- February 20, 2013 |