No one knows God simply by virtue of being alive. It takes an "aha" moment so to speak. It requires divine revelation, which brings about an understanding of grace and salvation. This is how a person is welcomed into the family of God.
While Islamic gunmen were massacring "infidels" in Paris, "everyday Muslims" in Europe were engaging in less dramatic, but no less significant behavior.
On January 17th Sound Vision Foundation, a Chicago-based 501 (C) 3 organization held a "Stand with the Prophet" event in Garland, Texas, a suburb outside of Dallas, at the Curtis Culwell Center on Independent School District property.
"No challenge poses a greater threat to future generations than climate change." So said President Barack Obama in his State of the Union message last week.
For those late to "Deflate-gate," let me save you some time: Tom Brady or Patriots coach Bill Belichick did it.
In preparation for my upcoming marriage, I have set out researching deeper into Fertility Awareness Methods or more commonly called Natural Family Planning, a birth control method based on the natural observation of signs and symptoms of a woman's ovulation cycle. No chemicals. No treatments. No devices.
Every year during the month of January, churches along with many other pro-lifers across America reaffirm their commitment to the sanctity of human life. As Father Ted Bobosh has so eloquently stated, "We hold this truth to be self-evident, that all humans are created equal even from their mother's wombs. All are deserving of a chance for life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness. We consider this a fundamental American vision for humanity."
"The fossil fuel industry should be dismantled because it is as bad as human slavery."
One of the hallmarks of the homeschooling movement has been the high level of student outcomes, with homeschoolers consistently scoring higher on standardized tests and college graduation rates about 10% higher than their public school peers
Many of the current blockbusters being developed and produced by Hollywood involve or revolve around superheroes. The popularity of this genre and its films among the masses is undeniable. What is not so clear is what specifically produces this popularity.
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Last evening in Washington, D.C. I was walking by an old United Methodist sanctuary and heard uncharacteristic music emanating from the windows. Curiosity drove me inside, where I was surprised to see a full congregation of almost all twenty-something's singing fulsomely as a band performed behind the altar.
Events this past week in Yemen have raised new questions from policy makers and pundits on the reach of extremists in the Middle East and Arabian Peninsula. Complicating the situation is that, as in past situations in Syria, Egypt, Tunisia and Iraq, there is a muddled political response from the West that makes the situation hard to understand.
Across this country thousands of Americans read the Bible each day. They read it to connect with God and as a source of inspiration, hope, encouragement and entertainment. Each city and state is home to people who believe the Bible to be a source of truth and an essential guide to life. At the same time, people who adamantly oppose the Bible also make their homes in cities across the country.
As I grew up in a rural Louisiana town and teenage hormones began to surge throughout my body, my drawing toward the same gender intensified — sexually and emotionally
The news that George Perdikis, co-founder of The Newsboys, has renounced the Lord and proclaimed himself an atheist brought shock and pain to believers who have been blessed by their music for years.
Make no mistake, the radical Islamic jihadist terrorist attacks in Paris strike at the very heartbeat of Western Civilization, namely freedom of speech, freedom of expression, freedom of conscience, and freedom of religion. These freedoms are essential and priceless values of Western Civilization. In fact, the belief that freedom of speech is cherished as a universal right was enshrined in the 1948 Universal Declaration of Human Rights Article 19 of which declares, "Everyone has the right to freedom of opinion and expression."
No matter how one might feel personally about the precise nature of these two individual incidents in Missouri and New York City, the undeniable reality is that when black Americans and white Americans view them through such contrasting lenses, we still have a serious rift in the nation's social fabric.
Nancy Pelosi, Liberals Admit 'Obamacare' Funds Abortion, Now That Republicans Voted to Strip Funding
Even though pro-lifers were criticized for saying that "Obamacare" funds abortion, some liberals, including House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi, are now complaining about Obamacare abortion funding that the U.S. House voted to remove Thursday.
The overarching theme of President Barack Obama's Tuesday State of the Union Address was that his first six years as president have been a success. Do his claims match reality?
While President Barack Obama was criticized for not attending Sunday's solidarity rally in Paris in support of a satirical magazine, Charlie Hebdo, that was attacked by Islamic terrorists, the White House has cited three reasons Obama's attendance was unworkable.
Liberals are hypocrites and cowards, some conservatives (and Bill Maher) are saying, for (among other things) claiming to be defenders of the freedom to engage in offensive speech in light of the Islamic extremist attack on Charlie Hebdo while continually seeking to censor speech they consider offensive.
Forget Evolution vs Creation, There Are (At Least) 6 Different Views, Evangelical Biophysicist Explains
Media coverage of debates over the Bible, the origin of life and God can mischaracterize many people by suggesting there are only two sides — creationists and evolutionists. There are at least six different overlapping categories, according to professor Jeff Hardin, an evangelical biophysicist and chair of the zoology department at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.