While residents in the Philippines struggle for normalcy in the aftermath of Typhoon Yolanda (Haiyan), church congregations in the area are continuing to have regular worship.
Poor coping strategies might apply in both cases, according to a new study.
This is the question, of sorts, I recently posed to a local businessman. As I indicated in my last commentary, I have embarked on an enterprise that I believe offers a modern example of what Jesus meant when he told his disciples to “seek first the kingdom” (Matt. 6:33).
Facing an aging population who will produce less work and require more care in the coming years, China will now allow couples to have two children if one of the parents is an only child.
Heaven is For Real: A Little Boy’s Astounding Story of His Trip to Heaven and Back, became a best-seller after Todd Burpo wrote about his son Colton’s experience meeting Jesus face-to-face. That book is now a screen adaptation, set to open in theaters next Easter on April 16, 2014.
There are few things more important to guard before a watching world than a church’s financial reputation.
The other day I found my boys, Trent and Troy, giggling over an old photo album they’d found. After plopping into the couch with them and enduring some good-natured ribbing about old hairstyles and clothing choices their mother and I had once made, one photo in particular grabbed my attention.
In a rare, unguarded moment, physicist Lawrence Krauss confided, "I worry whether we've come to the limits of empirical science.” His concern is well founded...
- November 16, 2013 |
A listing of hot cultural items from the the Internet, music, television and movies.
A Kentucky Catholic high school for girls has launched a campaign aimed at dispelling “silly fairy tales.”
Today I want to share with you how my family is personally involved with sharing our faith through this great program.
The U.S. Supreme Court has refused to hear a case that would reinstate ultrasounds before abortions in Oklahoma, Christian News reports.
Former President George W. Bush spoke Thursday at a fundraiser for the Messianic Jewish Bible Institute, a group that promotes the idea that salvation through Jesus is consistent with Jewish teachings.
Teachers, doctors, pastors, and coaches were among the more than 300 people recently arrested in a worldwide child pornography investigation.
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!...
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.