Joe Paterno has died. Our condolences go out to his family. Many do not know how to respond to his legacy and ask, "Will one mistake define him?"6 comments
I do not know the details of Gingrich's past, many of which are disputed, but here are three things we all know: Gingrich has committed adultery at least twice.7 comments
Sex. A lot of Christians are talking about it... and some are talking about talking about it.8 comments
With the death of Kim Jong Il, we stand at a key moment.
What if instead of focusing on the intellectual challenges of Hitchens' arguments, we reflected on the brevity of our own lives for a moment?
I remember when I first heard of AIDS in church. It may have been called GRID (Gay Related Immune Disorder) at the time, but I know for certain the speaker that day called it "the gay plague." The speaker was half right, but also completely wrong.
I don't spend a lot of time with "issue Christians." It's not just the issue of prophecy either. I've had similar conversations with "issue Calvinists," "issue political Christians," "issue charismatics," "issue homeschoolers," and many others.Tags Pastors
Many people are shocked at the idea that some pastors believe Mormons are not Christians-- "judgementalism" is decried and "intolerance" proclaimed. Yet, as that may be new news to some, the view that Mormons are not Christians is historic and very widely held view.
Steve Jobs was more than an inventor. He was also a public figure. Watching his health over the last few years reminds us of our own mortality. Jobs faced death and, unlike some public figures, he spoke of it.Tags Technology
After a few years of "worship wars," many churches decided to create multiple services based primarily on worship styles or worship preferences.
Christian leaders must follow God's call. Yet, I know many pastors who yearn for the conference circuit and to get out of the local church
It seems that many think that you are a mindless automaton if you attend a megachurch – a mindless consumer, unengaged in mission.Tags Megachurch
What Robertson said in answer to this viewer was wrong – not just wrong, but utterly reprehensible. I hope he will apologize and do so soon. But, Robertson's error reminds us that EVERY DAY we can lay down our lives for one another.
Though I understand the reasoning, I am not persuaded that unions are inherently wrong for Christians.
Race does matter and I think that churches and denominations need to be much more intentional on being more racially inclusive.