Pastor and avid outdoorsman Zeke Pipher addresses the issues of over-committed and "hyper-hobbied" people, encouraging them to seek godly priorities, and value family and relationships over activities in his book Man on the Run (Howard Books, 2012).
- July 27, 2012 |
The term "Trinity" is not a Biblical term, but it lies in Scripture in solution. When it is crystallized from its solvent, it does not cease to be Scriptural, but only comes into clearer view.
- July 27, 2012 |
I realize that gratuitous video violence did not directly or independently cause James Holmes to purchase weapons and murder theater patrons. On the other hand, violence in media along with other cultural influences have set the dividing line between acceptable and deviant extremely low.
The relationship between a head pastor and a youth leader is critical, not only for the health of the youth ministry, but for the entire church.
Whatever strategy you come up with for your family, discuss it early, agree upon it with your spouse, and lead it well.
In this month's Financial Q&A, we discuss the important topic of being a "savvy and informed donor."
The mass murder earlier this morning of 13 people in a Denver suburban movie theater is a story that feels eerily familiar.
So, if you speak out against so-called gay "marriage," you’re a hatemonger. And if you eat a chicken sandwich...
Too many people have been taught that Christians—true Christians, good Christians, real Christians—don’t get depressed or that depression is always the outworking of serious sin.
The same vexing but inescapable question comes every time a Columbine happens or an Anders Behring Breivik attempts to justify his mass homicide. How could such a thing happen? How could a human being do such a thing?
An overlooked aspect of The Sound of Music is the Von Trapp family’s homeschooling tradition.
There’s something about dragons, isn’t there? As both a captivating mythical entity and a literary symbol, the fire-breathing creatures have been front and center in literature for years.
How many times have you heard people say about their work, “Well, at least I’m making a living”?
Prayer doesn't save. Only Christ can save.
Looking at the state of Christianity in the world today with all its various camps and divisions, it’s tempting to idealize the early church as a perfect time of peace and harmony. But then the book of James disrupts that rose-colored view.
"The church is full of hypocrites." It’s almost become the great cultural dismissal. It has become the "one-liner" that can effectively quell any consideration of Jesus, much less the implications of faith in Him.
A reader wonders how to Pastor Roger trains his dogs. Roger answers him, then discusses if all dogs really do go to heaven.