There is a big difference between 13 million abortions per year in China and nearly 1 million per year in the United States. Or is there? Regardless of the country or the circumstance, the babies involved are not consulted and the resulting loss of life is the same.5 comments
The sins of one man at Penn State can be addressed in a court of law, but the consequences ripple like waves from the wake of a big boat. How many adults will keep their distance from kids out of a desire to protect and preserve their reputation?8 comments
At a time of rising unemployment, anxious and volatile financial markets and shrinking personal retirement accounts, the story of Dale Carnegie's life - and his wisdom - serves as an inspirational and encouraging lesson.
All it takes is a 30-second perusal of the supermarket tabloids to confirm what you already know: There is an excessive, if not obsessive, draw to celebrity in the culture. From Tim Tebow to Kate Middleton to Kim Kardashian, people are drawn to certain individuals, for any number of reasons.
If you had only a few minutes to gather up a few select treasures of your life before fleeing a raging inferno, what would you take - and what would you leave behind?3 comments
What I'm going to share with you today is a version of a popular email forward. The author is unknown. But because the advice is so simple and foundational, it's probably worth reviewing again.7 comments
Here's the scenario: If you could turn back the clock and spend one last day with your father, what would you do? If your dad is still living, what would be the ideal way to enjoy his company? Father's Day, which is this coming Sunday, doesn't receive nearly the same degree of attention as Mother's Day. Nevertheless, millions of dads will still be hailed as heroes, and rightly so.
I recently came across an excellent article from Abraham Piper, the son of author and pastor John Piper. For parents who are currently struggling with a child (of any age) who has either strayed from their Christian faith or never professed Jesus as Lord of their life, this will serve as practical guidance to help you manage what is a very difficult reality.
There was a time when comic book themes, however fantastical, were still pretty much tame and moral fare. They tended to champion good vs. evil. A parent didn't have to worry about their child picking up a copy of a compromising comic book, unless you consider the Superman controversy of many years ago. But now that both comic book lines have committed to plowing this new ground regarding homosexuality, what's a parent of a teenager (both the Marvel and DC series in question have an age-15-and-up rating) who reads the comics to do?457 comments
Many of us will be attending weddings in the coming months. They're rightly enamored with each other and want to do everything they can to please their new spouse. This is good, of course, but it can also be a problem if it's taken to the extreme.22 comments