No one can blame Miley Cyrus for wanting to become more than the Disney Channel girl. We all need to grow up at some point. But what the world witnessed tonight was a juvenile and sorry attempt to do so. We didn't see a little girl growing up. We saw a wildly inappropriate exhibit of sexuality distorted and warped.
Oh, the journey of learning to parent well...
Think about your family for a minute- your kids, your parents and extended family. How would you describe your family dynamic? Are you more "spicy" or "sweet?"
Dr. King was right: "Love is the only force capable of transforming an enemy into a friend." But love is a "fruit" or work of the Spirit (Galatians 5:22). If America would turn to Dr. King's God, we would see Dr. King's dream fulfilled — beginning in this life and consummated in the next.
One of the most common objections that those of us who are committed to preaching the gospel of grace week in and week out hear is, “Ok…I get it. Can we move on now?"
We have all heard, “When life throws you lemons, make lemonade.” But how do you do that? Parenting struggles, money woes, or business concerns will surely rear their ugly head from time to time.
Two days after the MTV Video Music Awards, everyone is still talking about Miley Cyrus' sexually charged performance.
In his article “Eight Confessions of Church Spies,” Lawless tackles the impressions churches often give to first-time visitors.
Left to ourselves we look for salvation anywhere and everywhere except in the place it can be found—in Jesus Christ.
How Does Technology Impact Our Faith?
"God do what You need to do, to get me to where I need to be."
"If we don't acknowledge and affirm our children's physical appearance, they will turn to the world for answers about how they look," Emily Wierenga writes. "And the world is heartless."
With all the talk about Millennials and the Church, are we forgetting something?
Back to school is certain to bring chaos. How can we make it fun and embrace it?
Pope Francis’ comments on homosexuality late last month made headlines around the world.
In her recent post, Ann Voskamp ponders marriage and what love and romance truly look like.
Virginity matters because sexual purity matters because God says it matters. But it is not the highest of virtues.
What struck me about this exchange was how this woman perceived hospitality. It mattered to her. Intuitively, she understood why it mattered that we extend warmth and care to others. Hospitality – or the lack of it – says something about us, and how we see the value of others.
- July 31, 2013 |