One large reason cults seem so frightening is that we’re often not sure what to look for. Here are 9 behaviors that should cause people to run from a congregation, even if the doctrine and reputation seem sound.
Forgiveness seems simple, but when we apply it to our lives it becomes a lot more complicated. Renee Fisher helps us look at forgiveness afresh in her new book, Forgiving Others, Forgiving Me.
Dr. Roger shares advice for victims of sexual abuse.
Stephen McGarvey and Shawn McEvoy of Crosswalk.com examine the political sci-fi allegory Elysium, starring Matt Damon. Read Jeffrey Huston's full-text review for Crosswalk.com here.
Here is a clear, passionate call to leadership that is distinctively Christian.
So why am I considering sending my fragile little girl out into the wild middle school, especially after I’d kept my big boys home?
The goal of prayer should never be the roaring approval of the crowds, but rather the approval of our Father who is in heaven.
It’s every woman’s nightmare . . . all alone on a dark highway in the middle of nowhere in a car that’s only one sputter away from total breakdown.
If I could just have it all together, life would be so much better! I find myself asking God “Will I ever have it all together?”
If Jesus transparently asked for prayer, then how much more ought we be asking others to pray for us?
If you’re a Christian, then the life and death issues that have shaped the struggles and joys of Christians for 2000 years matter to you. Dr. Timothy Paul Jones makes the story of God’s people come alive in Christian History Made Easy.
For most of us, we see or hear “propaganda” and instantly think of it in negative terms. In truth, it simply means attempting to “propagate” an idea, hence the term. As a result, it can be used to incite war or fight disease, foster unity or stir discrimination.
Only two things in this world are eternal—the Word of God and people.
Training our children requires more than simply providing an education. We must motivate them to passionately pursue worthy goals.
The wrath of God has always been a touchy subject, but never more so than during these modern times.
Not the mindless action fun you've been hoping for. What makes the stupidity vile is the level of blood lust that fuels the good guy.
Even if you're not the full-time parent, your faithfulness in bringing your children up in Christ is solely your responsibility.
Cloth vs. disposable. Pacifier vs. thumb. Bottle vs. breast. And that’s just the first few years! Mothering decisions are overwhelming.
"God do what You need to do, to get me to where I need to be."