Joel Osteen was back on CNN this week, and viewers saw a display of confusion, evasion and equivocation coming from one presented as a Christian pastor. What they were really seeing is the total theological bankruptcy of the word of faith movement and the gospel of positive thinking.
- September 25, 2012 |
Sometimes we might do what’s right -- but for the wrong (usually selfish) reason.
- September 25, 2012 |
Tim Tebow says he wants a wife with “a servant’s heart.” Does that make him a misogynist?
Q: "It is difficult for me to have an discussion with my husband without a yelling match. How can we learn to argue constructively?"
We live in a fallen world and will never, through civic, legislative or legal action, be able to scrub it of sin. No political victory is ever final, at least not in a nation where representative self-government means continuous contention for the hearts and minds of voting citizens.
It’s easy to lump all negative emotions as sin. We read commands to rejoice during trials and assume depression is failure.
Recent books have claimed that Jesus was married to Mary Magdalene, but is there any real basis for this?
Goes several innings without committing an error, but neither does it connect with the ball until it's already behind in the game.
Public school officials in Cranston, Rhode Island, have banned all “father-daughter” and “mother-son” activities, citing a threat from the American Civil Liberties Union, according to published reports.
By answering the following questions, you can quickly assess how you are doing in the marital satisfaction department.
Like Lazarus, we've been called out from the grave, but are still wrapped in our old grave clothes. Discipleship is the process of unwrapping us into the newness of life Christ called us to...
Prayer can sometimes be a tough thing for people. This video takes a look at some of the struggles and thoughts a person might have with prayer, through the lens of a Chat conversation with God.
If Lisa McKay’s new book, Love at the Speed of Email, were a movie it would look something like a combination of Eat Pray Love and You’ve Got Mail, only with a faster Internet connection.
When we are serving others in the area of our greatest joy, the world will become a better place and we will be blessed to be a blessing.
Someone brought something to my attention recently. A young woman on our staff came across a talk, given by a pastor, on a church’s website. It was my talk.
A cheating scandal has rocked one of the world’s great universities. What are we to make of it?
There are 15 million single parents in the United States and the numbers continue to rise. Why does this affect you?
Appreciate life here and now, without running lists through your head and missing out on the fun that is happening right in front of you.
- September 18, 2012 |