Suicide is not new. But its acceptability and even popularity are quite new.
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.
Faith is a sword that can slay four monsters of the sinful heart
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.
Our obsession with awkwardness reveals that we have greater love for conformity than for uniqueness and that our love is contingent on not embarrassing us.
Somebody once said that a man's work is from sun to sun, but a mother's work is never done. That sounds about right. Mothers are modern-day heroes!
Holding a biblical sexual ethic is fast inviting charges of intolerance and bigotry. How should Christians react?
Very few Christians have developed a Bible-based theology of sex. Fewer still live out that theology of sex.
Buying home can be challenging and scary. Here are a few things you may not know about the process.
Feeling anxious and weary? God may be calling you to a new journey of faith.
While pastors are charged to teach and lead, that is not where discipleship and challenge is meant solely to reside. The nature of healthy, biblical community – as painted in the New Testament – comes through the "one-anothers."
Here are five ways to ensure you are the same person you were five years ago
Lessons learned from a momentary birthday crisis
Just three of the claims of the papacy come into sharp contrast with any claim to humility. Why are evangelicals raising up this man as an example of virtue?
There are four specific areas where my husband and I have dug deep emotionally and spiritually to find the treasure in this season of waiting.
Jesus is ready to touch our lives, no matter how insignificant we feel.
- April 10, 2013 |