While the majority of churchgoers profess to think on biblical truths, few actually engage in personal reading and study of the Scriptures.
On a recent Christian talk show the host was rightly commending Dawn Loggins, an eighteen-year-old who was once homeless but is now headed to Harvard.
Sometimes it’s hard to disguise reality. Consider The Rise of Nine, James Frey’s latest sequel in his Lorien Legacies series about teenaged aliens on planet Earth.
In order to be the few, we need a faith that may look foolish to the world, but looks just right in God's eyes.
The work of reaching and changing the world is, indeed, a work done on our knees.
Here are some key tips and principles to help your children become generous givers, prudent savers and wise managers of God's money.
How are you engaging the culture around you? Do you find yourself shying away from "political" talk these days out of a fear of offending somebody?
I thought maybe once I’d had it as an adult, I would be immune to the second exposure. But nope. I’ve got it again: senioritis.
Things change. Time grows our children. Life opens up new doors. I know this. But still—change hurts. Even when it’s good.
Like so many films these days, far more attention was paid to aesthetics rather than anything resembling quality storytelling.
If you're going to fully invest yourself in friendship and marriage, you're going to experience problems. The question is, "Will you be prepared for them?"
Some pastorates are more difficult than others. Yours may be one of them. But, like Charles Simeon, be willing to carry the cross for Christ's sake.
American culture today is a jumbled mess of clashing worldviews that lead many people astray from biblical truth.
Submission (Definition) The action or fact of accepting or yielding to a superior force or to the will or authority of another person. An act of surrendering to a hold by one's opponent. No, thank you. In the Church, submission has a bad reputation. Mostly because of the Church, but that is not to generalize every church. Christian women think of submission as a gender specific religious role in society. We often hear, that because we are women, we are naturally under authority of men.
This year, as we remember the victims of 9/11, we would also do well to remember the cause of their deaths, and to give thanks to God for His protecting us from further attacks from our enemies.
Can a reader disown her family after years of pain and frustration? Dr. Roger thinks so.
All of us will find ourselves having to speak in public. Here are a few tips and exercises that can help us become better communicators.
A drama about the cost of fighting for religious freedom is a message worth proclaiming. But does that make for good cinema?
Iranian pastor Youcef Nadarkhani has been acquitted of apostasy and released, ending a saga that drew international attention and saw him spend more than 1,000 days in jail in the face of a death sentence -- simply for being a Christian.
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