Pastor's Corner

A Hymn for Our Time

Jerry Newcombe

"Mere anarchy is loosed upon the world," wrote Yeats in "The Second Coming." He penned those words in 1919, but as David Lehman observes, those words provide a "summary of the present age."

Should We Watch Murders on Social Media?

Russell Moore

I watched a video this morning that I'm ashamed to say I viewed. No, it wasn't pornography — at least not the kind of pornography we typically think of. The video was the live shooting of two television journalists as they were reporting in Virginia.

Love Warns

Michael Brown

Love wins. Understood rightly, it is gloriously true. But love also warns. In fact, love that does not warn is not love at all.

How to Run Your Race to Win

Joyce Meyer

We've all heard the phrase, "Everyone has a race to run." That just means we all have our own lives to live. And as Christians, God has a specific purpose and plan for each of us.

Did God Send a Prophet to Rebuke John MacArthur?

John MacArthur

A self-proclaimed prophet from Scotland disrupted a Sunday morning service on August 16th as Pastor MacArthur stood behind the pulpit, rebuking him for teaching cessationism and for being divisive, announcing that he was a prophet sent by God.

Should Christians Say 'God Bless America'?

Mark D. Tooley

A thoughtful Religion News Service commentary notes that some conservative Christians are now troubled by the sentiment of "God Bless America" in a time of state imposed same sex marriage. This trend of spiritual ambivalence towards the nation will likely continue and is itself troubling.

You Cannot Serve Both God and Internet Trolling

Christopher Benek

The intentional introduction of inflammatory, extraneous, or off-topic posts with the deliberate intent of disrupting regular on-topic group discussion — commonly known as Internet trolling — has become a favorite pastime of many Christians in the world today.

Church News

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'Life Is Short; Repent, Get Right With God,' Greg Laurie Says on Last Night of SoCal Harvest Crusade 2015

In his last nightly message at the 26th annual SoCal Harvest Crusade on Sunday, evangelist and Pastor Greg Laurie urged tens of thousands of Californians to realize that life passes too quickly, and that they needed to repent without any delay, rather than "have an affair," as the Ashley Madison website suggests.

My Final Word

Charles Colson's 'My Final Word' Warns of 'Long Bloody Clash' in War Against Radical Islam

Imagine that a loved one dies, and years later you receive a letter they wrote before they passed. That's how writer Anne Morse describes My Final Word, the new book she co-authored posthumously with the late evangelical figure, radio commentator and former Nixon aide Charles Colson, which shares Colson's uncanny foresight and words of wisdom regarding many of today's critical issues — most notably religion.