“Being confident of this very thing, that he which hath begun a good work in you will perform it until the day of Jesus Christ."
Wants to deliver a moral about choosing real life over living a lie, but the point comes across as tepid rather than deeply resonant.
Tears are OK at Christmas; sometimes they’re the only fitting response to this world. Even our Lord cried at losses and grief.
How do you best help someone who is struggling? If third-world natives are living in poverty, should we send them money?
In a complex, "always on" world, perhaps what we need to remember is that we need to intentionally unplug every now and then.
Every step is utterly predictable, but for those who like the same ol’ same ol’, this is relatively inoffensive and mildly fun.
As kids head to college or marry and begin families, sometimes the holidays can become a source of stress or tension for the family.
When you pray for your husband, you help bring about powerful change in his life, his relationship to God, and his marriage to you.
In a time of obvious tragedy, the unbearable lightness of Christmas seems absurd to the watching world.
God sent a star to guide wise men and point them to the future plan of God for the salvation of sinners. As we gaze at this star with these wise men we learn six lessons.
When you study the era that Dickens wrote about when he published A Christmas Carol in 1843, you realize that it was dark and evil. And that the Scrooge character was not the buffoonish, almost cartoon-like character some of the movies made him out to be.
What can the tradition of the Yule Log teach us as this year draws to a close?
Who is God calling you to love and how might you demonstrate that love? What action you can take to rescue your culture?
The mystery of evil is a declaration of war on the peace of God’s creation. The war goes on, but not for long.
Through your tears, lift up your eyes and look again to Bethlehem. That sleeping child will rise to battle and no one will stand against him.
Yesterday’s death of Christian broadcaster and former Major League Baseball pitcher Frank Pastore comes as a blow. He was my friend, and I not only miss him already, but I miss knowing that he’s out there "in the arena" spreading the Good News of Jesus over the airwaves at KKLA in Southern California and beyond.
A believer’s reflection upon the acts of his own redemption should bring him to a place of conscious trembling before God.
Whether you love Les Misérables or are a curious newcomer, check out these tips before heading to the theater!
- December 19, 2012 |