Dear Isaac: With great interest, I read your "Open Letter To My Conservative Christian Family: A Response to the Orlando Shooting."
I have been fascinated by the news stories about the embattled founder of the medical testing company Theranos, Elizabeth Holmes, who lost $4.5 billion – BILLION – and it is really hard to understand how someone can go from the top of Forbes richest people list to the bottom. Is there Biblical advice on how to avoid that kind of rise and fall?
The Orlando tragedy has touched everyone in America. The response from the Christian community has been incredible. A diverse group of Christian leaders such as Bill Hybels, Christine Caine, T.D. Jakes, Samuel Rodriguez and Russell Moore have tweeted and written strong messages of support for the victims, their families and the larger LGBT community.
Why is it, though, that so many Christians in my generation feel like our presentation of the gospel should always be saturated with personality and spunk? Why must our communication of biblical truth always be jam-packed with witty humor? Why do they moan and complain about a plain and clear delivery of the gospel, calling it boring and ineffective?
It's wonderful to know that, as believers in Christ, we can live in close fellowship with God. Jesus said in John 16:7 (AMP), "I tell you the truth, it is to your advantage that I go away; for if I do not go away, the Helper (Comforter, Advocate, Intercessor — Counselor, Strengthener, Standby) will not come to you; but if I go, I will send Him (the Holy Spirit) to you [to be in close fellowship with you]."
Ask the typical church member what words come to mind when they hear the words "youth ministry" and most will probably use words like "games" or "fun" as part of their description. Youth ministry is known for its ability to entertain teenagers. But it's also recognized for helping teenagers know and grow in Christ.
Dear Chuck, As we celebrate Father's Day this weekend, it seems to me that today's dads are under pressure of all kinds as well as having to endure being the butt of the joke too much of time. Father may not always know best, but Hollywood makes dads appear weak, stupid and clueless. What kind of leadership does God require of husbands and fathers?
The world awoke Friday morning to the shocking news that U.K. citizens voted to leave the EU and Prime Minister David Cameron would be leaving office in three months, making way for a new leader who supported the Leave campaign.
"Free State of Jones" releases exclusive faith scenes featuring Matthew McConaughey as Newt Knight, and the actor says his character's moral code was rooted in the Bible.
Donald Trump's meeting with over 900 evangelical leaders Tuesday morning helped move the conservative evangelical needle in his direction, however, some prominent evangelicals are not ready to fully back the real estate mogul.
National and local health officials in North Carolina are investigating after a beloved Christian teenager died Sunday due to an infection from a rare brain-eating amoeba she might have contracted while rafting during a church trip at the U.S. National Whitewater Center in Charlotte.
Popular rock band NEEDTOBREATHE shares about their upcoming album and the secret of how they have managed to stay together for so long despite hard times.
Statistics from the Centers for Disease control have found that nearly 60 percent of high school students have never had sexual intercourse despite the push in America's school systems to teach students the about safe sex and contraception.
Conservatives and Christians are being intimidated by the Left and an increasingly abusive government, says Kimberly Strassel, author of The Intimidation Game: How the Left is Waging War of Free Speech.
Outside Donald Trump's meeting with evangelical leaders stood a dissenting conservative evangelical political activist, Eric Teetsel, who had a message for the attendees: Torture, misogyny, racism, and murdering children of terrorists are not pro-life.
Fans of murdered 22-year-old Christian singer and former "The Voice" contestant Christina Grimmie, who was fatally shot in the head by a crazed fan two Fridays ago in Orlando, Florida, are now pushing for Nintendo to name a character in the upcoming fantasy game Legend of Zelda in her honor.
Biblical wonders are not a thing of the past, according to apologist Jeremiah Johnston, who says Christ is miraculously appearing to Muslims in the Middle East.
Both the Church of England and the Catholic Church in England and Wales have urged the U.K. to continue showing compassion and generosity toward strangers in need despite the results of Thursday's national referendum, in which British citizens voted to leave the European Union.
When Pastor Chip Ingram asks people whether they would like to go to heaven now or in ten years, he receives some interesting responses."
The PC(USA) Presbytery of Lehigh filed a lawsuit earlier this week asking a judge to prohibit the 2,600-member First Presbyterian Church of Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, from leaving the denomination.
While God calls all Christians to practice forgiveness, there is clear distinction between forgiving and trusting again, Pastor Rick Warren says, explaining that trust must be earned over time.
Arizona-based Trinity Church Pastor Mark Driscoll says there are four signs Christians can look at to determine if they are in danger of being "spiritually dead," pointing to Jesus Christ's warnings in the book of Revelation.
Former Southern Baptist Convention President Dr. Ronnie Floyd is not endorsing any candidate for president of the United States despite agreeing to be on Donald Trump's religious advisory board.
Millennial produced film "In-Lawfully Yours" showcases the magic of second chances in a unique inspirational romantic comedy.
As the country mourns the horrific Orlando shooting, producers Roma Downey and Mark Burnett hope to inspire people to forgive with the remake of "Ben-Hur."
Following the amputation of both of his feet in early June to stave off a critical infection, Jason Weaver is now heading back home from the hospital.
Singer Rory Feek, one part of the country music duo Joey+Rory, will give fans an inside look into his late wife's inspirational journey and her battle against cancer in the upcoming documentary film, "To Joey With Love."
"Bringing Up Bates" stars Zach and Whitney Bates welcomed the newest member to the Bates family on Monday, a healthy baby girl named Kaci Lynn.
After the Golden State Warriors lost their chance at winning two consecutive NBA championships on Sunday night, the family of the team's star point guard, Stephen Curry, is glorifying God.
A "catastrophic humanitarian emergency" is developing at a refugee camp in Nigeria where more than 1,200 graves have been dug for the deceased who starved to death after fleeing from their homes to escape the Islamic terror group Boko Haram, according to Medical charity MSF.
After Iraqi special forces recaptured the city of Fallujah from ISIS earlier this month, they discovered a makeshift prison where the terror group used torture devices to interrogate and punish its captives.
As the central African nation of Burundi continues to suffer from ongoing political unrest, Christian orphanage founder Marguerite Barankitse says she has been forced to flee the country to Rwanda, where she now lives.
Nadia Murad, a former Yazidi sex slave who was held captive by the Islamic State before she escaped in 2014, told members of Congress that the Obama administration must escalate its actions in Iraq if the terror groups is going to be defeated.
An American nonprofit assisting refugees filed a lawsuit against two Middle Eastern banks and a sheikh on Monday, for allegedly funding the Islamic State terror group's systematic murder and displacement of Christians in Iraq and Syria.
A Muslim mob torched and looted the homes of 80 Christian families in the Al-Beida village in Egypt, looking to punish them for wanting to turn one of the buildings in the village into a church so they can worship.
Many Christians no longer view marriage as a lifelong commitment, says Mary Hasson, director of the Catholic Women's Forum at the Ethics & Public Policy Center in Washington D.C., who agrees with Pope Francis' assertion that couples often fail to understand the sacred vows they are making to each other.
New York Times best-selling author and radio host Eric Metaxas is warning that the United States is in danger of becoming "America in name only" if Americans don't stand up to protect the liberties and values of self governance that made the nation a blessing to the entire world.
While the vast majority of Muslims are peaceful, the relationship of Islam to terrorism, including violence toward gays, mustn't be ignored, Nabeel Qureshi, a former Muslim who became a Christian says.
A California neurosurgeon who died from lung cancer in 2015 explained in a memoir published this year what it was that compelled him to reclaim his Christian faith after embracing "ironclad atheism."