I'm surrounded by Bibles and I say, “I’m tired. I don’t feel like it. It all feels the same. It just doesn’t seem exciting today.” My dancing has turned into mourning, my celebrating into complaining.
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How does one teach the controversy, without exposing one’s children to more than they can handle?
Historically, there have been two tools to help guide us in our travels. One is a map, and the other is a compass. They are two very different things.
It's time for every church to be crystal-clear on this issue. Adding marriage to your church constitution won’t solve all the problems, but it may save you from trouble down the road.
Same-sex marriage is headed for your community. This is no time for fear or outrage or politicizing. It’s a time for forgiven sinners, like us, to do what the people of Christ have always done. It’s time for us to point beyond our family values and our culture wars to the cross of Christ.
The problem I have with preachers deciding to "preach through the Bible" is that it assumes any sermon you bring from any text is God's Word for your flock for that day.
“Choir goes patriotic this Sunday, come worship with us.”
Yes, we all think we are pretty tolerant and open-minded. But what if my belief system says its okay to steal your iPad?
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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.
As a father of four and a father-in-law of two more, I feel my role as a father much more viscerally than ever before. So what IS a father? I've given that some thought of late.
In her book, "Glimpses of Grace," Gloria uses both precision and grace as she shows that the good news, when properly understood and carefully applied, must transform the way a woman carries out the task the Lord has given her.
By looking at the Bible as if it were fundamentally about us, we totally miss the Point.
Today 12 percent of websites are pornographic, and 40 million Americans are regular visitors — including 70 percent of 18- to 34-year-olds, who look at porn at least once a month. Fully 94 percent of therapists in another survey reported seeing an increase in people addicted to porn.
I want to do the right things. I want to do the right things for the right reasons. In fact, I want to do the best things for the best reasons, the highest things for the highest reasons. Sometimes I know I do this. Sometimes I know I don’t. Most of the time I’m just not sure.
the story of another Christian’s life often lifts our eyes from our own ministries and circumstances to see something bigger
Like David, we must refuse the desire to see our enemies humiliated.