A common misconception about the Christian season of Lent is that it's only for the other Christians: the Catholic Christians, the super-spiritual Christians, the Orthodox Christians, or the millennial Christians who've decided they love liturgy and incense.
Preacher eater churches? I had never heard the term until I became a pastor.
It's good for us to remember the heroic faith of those who've gone before us. And then to go and do likewise.
Because our bodies matter to God — and not just in a moral sense — our rest matters to God, too. So much so, He built it into the rhythms of the universe.
The fundamental problem for Milo's sympathizers is that he emphatically did not go too far.
The startling article "What to Get a Friend Post-Abortion" was recently published by Teen Vogue, guiding teenage girls on how to comfort their friends who are recovering from abortions.
What do Anderson Cooper, Don Lemon, George Takei, and Milo Yiannopoulos have in common?
Here's a variation of a joke I heard recently that is circulating among conservatives. The pope and Trump were out on a ship and suddenly a gust of wind causes the pontiff's hat to fly several feet away from the boat on surface of the water. Trump gets out of the boat and walks on water to retrieve the miter.
It happened when I posted something to social media lamenting author Jen Hatmaker's disastrous decision to affirm gay unions.
Dear Chuck, Credit cards are killing me, and it feels like getting a handle on money is some kind of 12-step program. Where do I begin?
Donald Vander Boon has been operating a meatpacking center in Michigan for almost 15 years — but thanks to the federal government, it's his freedom that's getting butchered.
I write these words burning with indignation in light of the truly sick, pro-pederasty comments that have surfaced in recent days.
Republicans agree that Obamacare has failed and must be repealed. But they can't agree on the replacement "plan."
Do you ever worry your faith might fail before you finish the race (2 Timothy 4:7)?
Passion is high in America on issues relating to refugees. The pundits, politicians, and even preachers are weighing in. How do we find our way through these complex issues?
Have you ever watched a movie where the good guy got framed for what the bad guy did and you felt morally indignant, desperate to see justice done and the horrible wrongs made right?
Here are the most frequent comments we heard from church staff. These are ten ways pastors can be great bosses.
If there is one thing that I am grateful to see coming from the Trump presidency, it has been the sudden renewed interest in applying Biblical principles to our country's moral and ethical dilemmas amongst so many on the progressive left.
Almost nobody knows what's happening to the Christians of Nigeria—but even fewer care. Here's why we should.
Conservative gay activist Milo Yiannopoulos is surrounded by controversy yet again, first because he was invited by the conservative giant CPAC to keynote their next conference
I'm gonna get a lot of email about this commentary, so let me say this up front: I like animals. And pets are wonderful things. But. . . .
The more you see something shocking, the less shocking it appears, and the more something outrageous happens, the less outrageous it seems to be.
I had read the book of Romans countless times, but on one particular day a theological truth in chapter five startled the mess out of me.
Jane Roe of Roe v. Wade is now singing with the angels.
"You couldn't turn away." So said Fox News analyst Howard Kurtz about President Trump's one hour, 16-minute news conference at the White House on Thursday.
Even before Wednesday's Trump-Netanyahu White House meeting, there had been much conjecture that the 'Two State Solution' is dead.
In the course of three decades, I have seen some pastors thrive and some pastors fail. And I have seen two common reasons for pastors failing.
Is Genesis history? That is the title of an intriguing new film, hosted by Del Tackett, who created and hosted "The Truth Project" (for Focus on the Family), which was seen by some 12 million people worldwide.
Over the past 15+ years of ministry, there have been multiple times when I've counseled with a husband, or my wife has counseled with another wife, who wanted to leave their spouse.
Tens of millions of Americans were shocked to their core by the unforeseen, unprecedented, and turbulent presidential election of 2016. Even more shocking for many have been the divisive rhetoric, demonstrations (sometimes violent) and vows of complete resistance to President Trump and his new administration commencing before his inauguration.