I wondered. Maybe I was never supposed to be a pastor. Maybe I'd jumped the gun. Maybe I wasn't one of the called...
- January 23, 2013 |
It’s a common phrase in Christian circles. We talk of "discipling" someone, "being" discipled, or going where there is a strong emphasis on discipleship. What’s wrong with this picture?
Open Doors has confirmed the death of two Christians in North Korea. One Christian was recently shot while he was on his way back to Bible training in China, and the other died in one of North Korea's notorious labor camps.
When kissing your own biceps is more acceptable than bowing before our Creator, our national religion becomes obvious.
Whether it’s a death, a birth, the loss of a job, a move or a surgery, any milestone is worth acknowledging with a hot meal and a smile.
King's argument was based on the worth of a human being bestowed by God regardless of what other humans might have to say. Would such a worldview get a hearing today?
Jesus is on the side of those who love little children.
Life has so many demands, so many ever urgent facets that if I’m not careful, I end up making big sacrifices on my time and energy that aren’t necessarily the best.
"In my current job, I can't follow my passions. I seem to be on the sidelines of my own life, waiting for it to begin.”
Even when you are upset with your partner, remember the good qualities that brought you to the relationship in the first place.
Our goal is not to "Christianize" a fallen world, but to foster a social and political order consistent with the principles of our nation’s founding and the Bible itself, and thereby build a culture in which religious liberty, the sanctity of life from conception until natural death, human dignity and marriage are honored and practiced.
With each passing day, our children grow up in seemingly small ways. Then we blink and they are setting up homes of their own!
In this broken city the lines between good men and bad are mighty blurry. The language and flesh, however, aren't blurred at all.
Every sunrise lays a new day before us and asks, “What will you do with this day? What will this day be?”
- January 17, 2013 |
Gun violence is tormenting America. And most of the shooters are single men.
- January 17, 2013 |
The shape of prolife activism in the 21st Century
“They that wait upon the Lord shall renew their strength” (Isaiah 40:31).
All you need to know is a two-time driving test flunkie manages some major maneuvers behind the wheel. That's how dumb this sequel is.