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.
- September 24, 2012 |
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.
Where do we start in providing an excellent education for our homeschooled children, if we are not going to follow the model of public school?
A group of elderly English strangers—each at a personal crossroads—grows from taking a journey they never expected when they stay at this hotel.
Looking back on this last week, I have realized that I did not have a loss of faith; yet my faith was seriously "broken" leaving me humbled and at odds with myself as I try to pick up the pieces yet again.
I pray that we are modeling for our children how important it is to nurture the marriage relationship, second only to God.
- September 16, 2012 |