The Supreme Court of the United States is set to hand down a set of decisions this summer that could advance a cultural and political shift in the way marriage is defined in this country. Is your church ready for this?
It’s interesting the different music styles played in different restaurants these days ...
The horrendous one-another ministry of Job’s so-called “counselors” is a bad example for us to recognize and learn from, but definitely not follow.
I admire Batterson's desire to pray boldly and love his call to more prayer, better prayer, more audacious prayer. Yet so much of what he teaches is sub-biblical, extra-biblical or just plain unbiblical.
You can be both radical and faithful at the same time. And you can do it without disparaging your fellow Christians.
When faced with tragedies such as the tornadoes in Oklahoma, people tend to ask, "Where was God?" This blog was originally released following hurricane Sandy in 2012.
Overeating is a life-dominating sin, and it has a strong influence over your life.
If Isaac Watts is known as the father of English hymnody, William Williams (1717-1791) is considered by many to be the father of Welsh hymnody.
One city. Three senior pastors of megachurches. And in just a six month period, three moral failures.
Attending your local gospel-preaching church may not seem like a big deal. But it really is and here's the reason why
Suicide is one of the most horrific manifestations of the pain and sorrow that sin has brought into our world.
It’s easy to talk about “unity within the church” as long as we’re talking in the abstract. However, what do you do when a Christian brother or sister offends you or sins against you? Do you “write them off” and go your separate ways? I submit this is often the easier choice, but Jesus and the standards of his kingdom rule do not permit us to do so.
Got your attention with the title, didn’t I? At least, the attention of a number of you who consider it a hot topic.
I'm afraid that if I'm not careful, I may raise up little Pharisees, who so imbibe the values I teach that they use them as a cudgel with which to judge others.
The most important spiritual truths need to be emphasized again and again if the hearers are to truly learn them and benefit from them. Here are seven biblical truths we pastors need to keep telling our people in the hope that eventually most will “get it.”
Barbara Streisand was recently asked “the question.” You know it. It’s been around for ages: “If you could invite anyone, past or present, what six people would you invite for dinner?” Who would you pick?
What do you do when you fear a friend or family member may be suicidal?
I love being the answer to problems. But when I need other people, I am reminded that I am not alone. I am not the solution. I am not the Messiah.