Children’s church isn't a substitute for big church. Why? There is no substitute for a child watching his parents model worship.
I’m always grieved for the person experiencing the hurt. It’s never pretty to be dominated by pain. So here’s one pastor’s simple plea:
You may have to fight through the pain of past memories, fear of vulnerability, and feelings of shame. But passion is worth it.
The spiritual diet of too many Christians consists of a lot of Bible McNuggets. And that's not healthy.
Not even close to being on par with Pixar's Toy Story sequels, but a genial nature and thoroughgoing inoffensiveness make it palatable.
Can reading secular literature help Christians understand the world? Author and professor Karen Swallow Prior reveals the surprising benefits of “promiscuous reading.”
There's a good chance your teenager will be going to see the new Superman movie, "Man of Steel." And it might be a great conversation starter for you.
Every relationship has its rough spots. There will always be those times, and those topics, that are more difficult to manage than others.
A reader asks: Is it appropriate for family members to kiss on the lips when saying hello or goodbye? Dr. Roger looks at what the Bible has to say about kissing.
Crosswalk talks to Jon Acuff about his new book on overcoming fear, escaping the average, and doing work that matters.
"How can a man of integrity manage a relationship when he doesn’t have enough money? Could poverty be God’s call into celibacy?"
You can do more than just try to get through the every day battles of life. You can emerge from them with stronger faith.
Is the election of a "moderate" leader in Iran good news for Israel and the West?
Christian comedian Tim Hawkins earns his living making people laugh. He and his wife also homeschooled their children!
Satan wants to help you—to help you sin. He is hell bent on taking you to hell with him. Thomas Books, in his book Precious Remedies Against Satan's Devices, drew up a list of the devices Satan uses to draw you—yes you!—to sin. Here are six of them...
He who neglects discipline despises himself... (Prov. 15: 23). The next time you feel like others aren't being as challenged as you are, or like the Lord is picking on you unfairly, consider that you can't see all the perspectives or purposes of the Lord.
There are seasons when pastors receive more hate mail than normal, and now is probably one of them, when churches and pastors are taking courageous yet unpopular stands on numerous moral issues. So what should we do when the haters start hating?
As much as you have planned, and as much as your kids are looking forward to summer, you know there will come a time when you hear your child say, "Mom, I'm bored, what can I do?"
When it was discovered my dad was having an affair, the family unit I’d known for twenty-seven years was slowly torn apart.
If you are still living with your parents, but plan to leave the nest soon, you should be thinking about your financial future.
- June 18, 2013 |