It's always surprising how someone who desires to serve God by being a minister of the Gospel can often be tempted to conjure up a gospel of their own creation, making a somewhat more manageable but wholly inaccurate representation of God.
Consider the American Academy of Pediatrics. Founded in 1930, they purport to represent 60,000 pediatricians. But over the years, this organization has drifted more and more into the quicksand of political controversy.
The U.S. Supreme Court may have found the Affordable Health Care Act (ACA) constitutional, but for the majority of Americans the new law is a very bitter pill to swallow.
Something is happening in our culture today that deserves not only our attention but serves to remind us that some battles are worth fighting. Consider what is happening in the state of Texas over abortion.
The last week in June is almost always reserved for the handing down of the most controversial opinions by the U.S. Supreme Court. Once again, the High Court saved the "big ones" until just before they left for summer recess.
Last week, a momentous piece of legislation passed successfully through the U.S. House of Representatives. The bill represented the best of who we are, as Americans. Unfortunately, the future for this piece of legislation looks very bleak.
America awaits the decision from the U.S. Supreme Court on the Defense of Marriage Act and Proposition 8, out of California. But while we wait, the culture is slowing moving away from God's position on the issue of homosexuality.
June 4th, 1989 is a day that will long be remembered in human history. Young Chinese protesters, mostly unarmed students, literally stood up to the crushing regime of Communism – and the world watched as freedom looked tyranny in the face.
A poll by the Gallup organization wanted to explore the topic of religion and its influence on America. What they found was alarming. According to Gallup, seven in ten Americans believe that religion is losing its influence on American life.
The Bible directs us to "look well to the ways of [your] household." (Prov. 31:27) and, for some families that means schooling them at home. But for one family from Germany, that choice could mean a whole lot more.
Finally, it's over. The trial of one of the most repulsive and repugnant murderers in history is finally over. The jury has rendered its opinion and the defendant now will spend the rest of his life behind bars.
Dwight L. Moody, the renowned evangelist, once said, "Church attendance is as vital to a disciple as a transfusion of rich, healthy blood to a sick man." A new study proves how right he was.
"On my honor I will do my best To do my duty to God and my country and to obey the Scout Law; To help other people at all times; To keep myself physically strong, mentally awake, and morally straight." (Boy Scout Pledge)
In a week where a terrorist attack in Boston reminds us once again of the value of each human life, another story, from Philadelphia, regarding human life, has gone woefully under reported.
If you look up the word "extremist" in the dictionary, you will find it defined as 'one who goes to extremes or advocates extreme doctrines or practices.' If I were to ask you to name a group of extremists, who would come to mind?
The numbers are in – and they are not good. The Centers for Disease Control recently released a report stating there were more than 110 million sexually transmitted infections among men and women nationwide as of 2008. That's 110 million lives impacted forever.