I have waited until today, my 21st birthday, to have my first sip of alcohol ever with my Dad. EVER. I am NOT better than anyone who chooses to drink before their 21st. The standard I hold true for myself is not one for me to hold everyone else to.
It often ends up in a dark desk drawer or a filing tray gathering dust. Rarely is the institutional organizational chart in a place for frequent reference.
A recent debate on evangelical support for Trump between Eric Metaxas and Jim Wallis was mostly characterized by absurd arguments from both sides.
My husband and I want to do things differently with our children. Where do we begin? And how should we change our instruction as our kids grow up?
The New York Times best selling book turned Netflix series "Thirteen Reasons Why" has turned into an overnight national phenomenon. Why is this series catching the attention of parents, teachers, teenagers, and pretty much everyone?
If we look at Christianity today and compare it to how it began, we might notice that the "Jewishness" of both its founder and its original followers has been lost.
Christians comprise less than 5% of Taiwan. But, according to a recent Washington Post story that read more like a commentary, they are the main obstacle to Taiwan's becoming Asia's first country to ratify same sex marriage.
Last week Shane Claiborne, social activist, tweeted that the death penalty is a disgrace to Jesus.
Chancellor Dirks has stated that Berkeley is the home of the Free Speech Movement. I would beg to differ. Human freedom, intellectual or otherwise, was not born in Berkeley, California but rather in a community called Bethlehem some two thousand years ago.
The musical presentation promoted by Bill Nye on his "Bill Nye Saves the World" show was perverse in every way.
It seems every weekend brings a march for one cause or another in D.C. Last weekend, folks marched for science. Or did they?
I'm not defending or accusing Bill O'Reilly, and I don't know if his antagonists are telling the truth. I'm simply asking a question: If a woman wears a low cut top to work and a male colleague (or employer) looks at her cleavage, is that sexual harassment?
The hashtag #ThingsOnlyChristianWomenHear has been trending on Twitter after being coined by female pastor and author of Jesus Feminist, Sarah Bussey.
The son of a pastor, and the brother of a large cohort of pastors, pastor's wives and missionaries, David felt that there was something not fully Christian about his passion for running a successful store.
There are many things pastors would like to say, but they don't feel like they have the freedom to do so. I compiled ten of the more common unspoken comments pastors wish they could express.
We are all just like, more and more totally awesome, right? We have to be!
The average teenager has well over 400 online and face-to-face friends. Teenagers can trigger Gospel conversations with scores of other teenagers in an instant. And, if they are trained to navigate these conversations in a loving, intelligent way, then they can powerfully accelerate the spread of the Gospel with their peers.
Should French Jews fear the potential election of Marine Le Pen?
The left has gotten away for too long with the false assertion that Christians are judgmental.
Conveniently, leftists neglect the fact that their idol who trashed the rich for eight years now lives a lifestyle of the rich and famous.
Dear Mr. President: You are an extraordinarily busy man in the world's toughest job so below is a quick read.
Terrorists attack where and when they can. But they seem keenly aware that turning holidays into horror can carry greater shock and terror.
History tells us that 22 great civilizations have risen and fallen, and the reasons for their demise are amazingly similar.
As far as I can tell, the comment received virtually no response from the media, nor was it deemed worthy of a response. After all, what's the big deal about a political candidate casually mentioning that he's living with his longtime girlfriend?
The bullhorn or the mirror...these are your two choices. You will either use one or the other when you realize your youth ministry has stalled spiritually and/or numerically.
On Palm Sunday, two bombings at Coptic Churches in Egypt killed nearly 50 persons and injured 120 others. I heard about it from two of my relatives-in-law, who were near enough to hear and feel the blast at St. Mark's Cathedral in Alexandria.
According to research by the abortion industry, more than half of women who undergo an abortion cite their partner's absence or unsupportiveness as a reason for choosing abortion. In short: the crisis in a "crisis pregnancy" is not the preborn child; the crisis is an absence of love.
Many of us are painfully familiar with the sorrow that follows sinful acts. Whenever the cheap thrill of a transgression wears off, our souls swell with regret, frustration, and maybe even despair. But this is a good response, isn't it? Only regenerate hearts respond negatively to sin, right?
One of the greatest opportunities afforded to followers of Jesus Christ in America is the ability to live out our faith in the workplace.
Problems arise when we seek comfort, convenience, money, status, or recognition above the passion that God has placed within us.