A reader asks: Is it appropriate for family members to kiss on the lips when saying hello or goodbye? Dr. Roger looks at what the Bible has to say about kissing.
- June 19, 2013 |
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We all believe in God’s sovereignty and we all believe in human freedom, though we differ on the qualifications of both. But when the government tries to be the ultimate sovereign, or to coerce free consciences, we know to stand against that, and for another kingdom, together.
Diversity is not a word in the Bible but by definition we cannot escape it. And why would we want to? Diversity is a beautiful reflection of God’s creation.
Born Kal-El of Krypton, adopted as Clark Kent by a humble Kansas farm couple, Superman is perhaps the world’s most famous superhero.
Every pastor who still wants to be in the ministry five years from now needs to take a day or two off each quarter to hit “refresh.”
How often do we overlook ministry opportunities because they don't fit our idea of being big enough?
If you want to see teenagers develop lifelong, incomparably intimate relationships with Jesus that can survive past high school, stop assuming you know where they stand with Christ.
What does the Bible mean when it says we should "fear the Lord?" Dr. Roger discusses why it's not a bad thing to fear God.
Is it your church? Are you perpetuating division within the walls of your church?
Our hearts drift toward tribalism, the tendency to gather with people just like us and to reflect ourselves rather than the missionary heart of God. We’re always putting up mirrors around the light of the gospel when we should be putting up windows.
Being in a healthy, Bible-teaching local church is important for Christian parenting. But is it enough?
Dr. Roger looks at what the Bible says about God's hate toward evil and how he deals with those who carry out evil acts of terrorism.
One of the greatest unmet ministry needs in our country today is that of widows. Not the traditional widow, but single moms.
"I wish someone had told me just to be myself. I am a people-pleaser, so being a pastor's wife was a burden early in our ministry."
Recently, I’ve spoken with a dozen or so church planters, or those wrestling the call, several each week, and the same issues come up every time. I want to share some thoughts based on my personal experiences planting two churches.
In his engaging book Suburbianity, pastor Byron Yawn asks American Christians to get truly radical about embracing God’s call to an ordinary life where our nice, affluent, next-door neighbors need Christ as much as anyone living in the third-world.
Got your attention with the title, didn’t I? At least, the attention of a number of you who consider it a hot topic.
Fathers who walk with the Lord and have a foundation built on Christ and other believers are able to overcome adversity.
You won't find the word 'Trinity' in the Bible. So why do we consider it such an important doctrine?