A friend emailed a copy of a January 17, 2010 article in The Sun News, a paper out of Myrtle Beach, SC, that trumpeted a Barna survey allegedly showing that "born again" Christians suffer the highest rates of divorce and atheists/agnostics the lowest.
Since the tragic events of September 11, 2001, the global community has been saturated with carefully nuanced descriptions that explain the Muslim faith to a world that had previously given little attention to this 7th century religion.
This article will give you some tips for passing the next test God sends your way.
We want heroes like Eric Lidell of "Chariots of Fire" fame, who overcame insurmountable odds in athletics and live heroic lives of sacrifice as well. But as we regularly witness in college and professional sports, and, recently, the Olympics these fine, young athletes are too often, unfortunately, not fine young men and women.
Do Christians realize that adoption is truly a special opportunity for believers to affirm and demonstrate the sanctity of life to an unsaved world?
The violent persecution of Coptic Christians in Egypt is becoming harder for the free world to ignore.
Every time a disaster happens anywhere in the world some within the Christian community tell us it's the judgment of God being poured out on sinful people. It has become increasingly difficult for me to think in those terms.
Massive earthquakes in Haiti, persecution in Pakistan, the cataclysmic Tsunamis, Hurricane Katrina and the 9-11 terrorism all stir up a storm of profound questions about the presence of God in the affairs of our human family.
On behalf of the World Evangelical Alliance and our global family of 420 million Christians, I bring you warm Christmas greetings.
The beloved "Charlie Brown Christmas" special has once again come and gone, but the Great Commission is still before us.
Light is the radiant image of God's goodness, in creation and at Christmas.
"But when the goodness and loving kindness of God our Savior appeared, he saved us..."
What we have waited long for, ages and eons for, has been born among us.
While most Americans think of Thanksgiving, Easter and Christmas as Christian holidays - history is clear that Easter and Christmas were originally pagan celebrations, stolen and redefined.
The Times is irked because the President has not yet "made good on his promise" to overturn what they deem a "constitutionally suspect" aspect of the Bush policy. What's really irksome is the New York Times' contempt for religious freedom.
The next time we read of attacks on houses of worship, or of human rights outrages perpetrated in God's Name, we ought not to be virtual bystanders.
The standard sermon ends with several points of application.
The Islamic community may be diverse by way of background, culture and country of origin; however ...
Marriage as God intended it is also the only life-giving union known to the human race.
Frankly, it seems to me that if a film attacks Christianity or contains beliefs that are contrary to the Bible, and is well produced, the movie industry in America would jump at the opportunity to show it to the public—if, of course, it would make money.
While the clergy and economists emphasize different paths to their common objectives, those paths complement each other. Yet they are commonly discussed as if they represent morally irreconcilable differences in objectives because people tend to confuse means with ends.
I want to try and answer the question of what role the church ought to play in a college student's life during the 4 years they are in college.
Lost amid the outrage is the radical social agenda that Obama, Pelosi, Kennedy, and Reid are foisting on the nation with media complicity.
ELCA congregations all over the country have been performing gay marriages for years with tacit approval from their bishops.
More than one Christian friend has suggested to me, in all seriousness, that President Obama is the Antichrist. I haven't taken such suggestions too seriously, but recently ...