What we believe to be true about children will inevitably shape the way we “train them up.”
- August 02, 2012 |
It's hard to find a really good chicken sandwich.
- August 02, 2012 |
Moralists interpret misfortune as the karmic result of misbehavior. This for that. “You failed to obey God, so He gave your child an illness.” Such rule-based economies of punishment and reward may be the default mode of the fallen human heart, but that doesn’t make them any less brutal!
Every now and then an event comes along that offers a unique reflection of our world. A mirror, if you will, of what our culture has become.
At the risk of sounding old fashioned, let me push back on all of the white hot outrage among young evangelicals
"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.
In the absence of a union to let pastors know how the congregation is receiving their sermons, we are hereby taking it upon ourselves to act on their behalf.
So if Obamacare isn't the solution to the health care crisis, what is and can we work on implementing it?
As more churches understand the importance of ministering to single mothers in their church and community, it is vital that single moms' ministries be healthy and effective.
Evangelism involves effectively communicating the gospel of Jesus Christ with the goal of seeing an individual come to saving faith in Christ.
At this moment, there are at least four major divides facing evangelical Christianity that are generating the most tension.
Pride is a tricky sin. Better deal with it now while you have the chance.
Believe it or not, there are silver linings in the cloud of negativity, vitriol, and partisanship of a presidential campaign season
Prayer doesn't save. Only Christ can save.
There are many things we don’t know. But this we do know: God is at work, and he has not forgotten us.
My good friend Justin Buzzard called to tell me that he was writing a book (in his exact words) on “how to date your wife.” Somewhat taken aback, I said, “Your writing a book on how to date my wife?”
How ironic that space drenched with such a sense of the sacred is the seed of so much spiritual doubt. While many found faith of its deepest and most vibrant nature on the grounds of Dachau, others lost it forevermore.