As a pastor, I’m often confronted with the confusion and bewilderment surrounding why God might allow pain and suffering into a human life. This theory by Malcom Gladwell offers some insights into this.
- October 03, 2013 |
We can accomplish so much more when we work together.
- October 03, 2013 |
The experience of the silence of God is real. Many of us have felt it. Times when we cry out to God, and there seems to be no answer. We pray, pouring out our hearts, only to hear the words echo back without a reply.
First Corinthians 13:4-7 is probably the world’s most cross-stitched passage of Scripture.
The Bible isn't called “Holy” for no reason, friend. This Word is God's and we must handle with great care.
As newly elected Iranian president Hassan Rouhani arrived at the United Nations this week, he crossed paths with the wife of imprisoned Iranian-American pastor Saeed Abedini.
The biblical doctrine of hospitality has rich theological moorings and implications; for that reason it’s often misunderstood.
It’s clear to me that one of the most prevalent afflictions might be termed a church’s “culture of complacency.” Complacency has to do with self-satisfaction, a sense of contentment regarding the state of things.
Their interview with CNN is just one of the many ways the Warrens are fulfilling their vow to help fight the stigma of mental illness in churches.
These classic books are "new" because they are now back in print.
Whatever your heart's need is today, know that the Lord is able.
I was struck recently by a news feature on National Public Radio (NPR), based on an article in The Guardian, regarding the most challenging questions facing science. In other words, the biggest questions scientists are struggling to answer.
Sometimes the most important lessons in leadership come from knowing what NOT to do.
Betrayal comes to all and when it comes it comes out of nowhere -- a tidal wave of hurt wiping away what we once thought solid and firm.
Here's a prayer to get your week started on a good note.
I am excited about the new Chris Anderson hymn that we introduced to our congregation yesterday morning.
Thinking, biblical Christians can certainly disagree about Syria. And do. But the foundational consideration is whether war is ever just for those who are called by Scripture to be peacemakers.
Most people don’t want to go to church. But why? And what might interest them in joining a community of faith?
I’ve noticed a growing trend, at least in my own city, of churches renaming themselves in an apparent effort to invigorate a plateaued or even declining situation.