It’s easier to gather with others like ourselves. But Christians who identify in Christ rather than in our commonalities experience the beauty of Christian love that yields racial unity. Catch a glimpse of God’s magnificent vision for diversity in Trillia Newbell’s “United” (Moody Press, 2014). http://www.trillianewbell.com/
Instead, speaking the truth in love, we will in all things grow up into Him who is the Head, that is, Christ (Eph. 4:15). Sometimes it feels like we Christians divide ourselves into two camps.
Nowadays, it has become almost too commonplace for us to un-follow or de-friend people. But what about following Jesus?
Besides dinner, bedtime with children or during church, how often do you and your wife pray together – just the two of you?
I am all too familiar with the challenging road of parenting. It’s an experiment of trial and error with some serious pressure.
The Muppets are back in another adventure, Muppets Most Wanted. As Kermit and the gang embark on a tour across Europe, Constantine, the world's most dangerous frog, infiltrates the group with a scheme to pull off the most daring heist in history. Crosswalk’s Shawn McEvoy and Ryan Duncan share their thoughts on this musical caper. Read Christian Hamaker's full-text review for Crosswalk.com here.
New faith-based film God’s Not Dead is a lightning rod for the “Do Christians make good art?” debate. How does its soundtrack hold up?
Our devices may be wireless, but we’re more tethered than ever. We are super-networked, connected, and perpetually plugged in.
I am trading my list of pre-kid parenting "I will nevers" for a few commitments I can actually keep! Join me!
“It is not the healthy who need a doctor, but the sick. I have not come to call the righteous, but the sinners to repentance.”
Divergent, based upon the young adult novel by Veronica Roth, is out in theaters. Crosswalk's Shawn McEvoy and Stephen McGarvey discuss the movie's appropriateness for fans of the books and non-readers alike. Read Christa Banister's full-text review for Crosswalk.com here.
The church’s perception is hurting. Big time. Is social media one of the ways we can change that?
Dear friends, I urge you as strangers and temporary residents… (1 Peter 2:11)
Roy is closing in on retirement age, but that doesn't mean he has plans to slow down. "I do intend to work. Just on my terms."
As a Christian, I believe what the Bible has to say. And according to Psalm 24, I belong to God and I am not my own.
Is God real? The evidence from cosmology certainly seems to point us to an affirmative conclusion.
Thomas Edison said it best, "Vision without execution is hallucination." I don't want my life to be filled with someday-one-day.
We should be immensely grateful that God has preserved this book for us. Despite its detractors, the book of James provides essential theological balance for the key doctrinal debates in the church today.
A more or less uncomfortable viewing experience depending on your tolerance for pranks, put-downs and a barrage of bad language.
- March 22, 2014 |