A teacher at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., reflecting on the carnage and tragedy of one of the worst school shootings in U.S. history, asked the question for the world: “Who would do this to our poor little babies?”
I know many of you are wondering how and what to share with your children about this tragedy. Based on my experience as a counselor, as a mother, and as someone who's lived through something similar to what Newtown is just beginning to absorb, here are a few tips for you to ponder.
When evil unveils its ugly face, we must turn to God and bare our souls. Each part of this tragedy finds a God standing ready to hear the cries of the grieving.
When those who struggle with sexual sin grab hold of the grace of God, it changes their lives. Let’s take a look at how.
Oprah is more than a celebrity. She is even more than a brand, or a business. She has become a shaping cultural force.
Though I wholeheartedly agree that the focus should be on Christ, I wondered if it was necessary to toss out all the old books and ornaments that had any association with Santa...
We're no better off financially, but we’re still using the credit cards like we just don’t care. What's the deal?
As I talked with a friend over coffee one night, the two of us began to reflect on how J.R.R. Tolkien's faith was reflected in his writing...
David knows that God is merciful. You will never begin to change until you discover the mercy of God. Think about the prodigal son. He has real guilt. He has lost his family’s trust, wasted the resources given to him and disgraced the family. Finally, he comes to the end of his rope.
Here are a few thoughts about rejection and ways to live beyond those painful feelings.
As someone who travels often I thought others might benefit from a few “road warrior” tips. Here are several of my favorites.
While bloggers have rightly been criticized for being too negative at times, blog commenters can be equally ruthless. I’d like to address this briefly today in the hope that I can help us all think well about how we interact online.
J.R.R. Tolkien saw himself as a hobbit in every way but in stature.
If you’ve achieved what you previously thought was impossible, it’s time to set some bigger goals.
John MacArthur explains how the downside of fighting cultural battles is when we turn the mission field into the enemy.
It feels like summer is barely over, but gift-giving season will be here before you know it.
Do you wrestle with depression, anxiety, and resentment as the holidays approach? You may be trying to be a savior to others.
An editorial appeared in the September 21, 1897, edition of The New York Sun titled "Is There a Santa Claus?" It was a reply to a query sent by an 8-year-old girl named Virginia. She asked her father if there was a Santa Claus, and he suggested she write to The Sun and ask, telling her, "If you see it in The Sun, it’s so."
The greatest paradox in the entire Bible is found in the birth of Jesus Christ...
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