Is it a sin for a Christian to be seriously overweight? When responding to this question, we should answer it for ourselves and not for others, since there are many potential reasons for people to be overweight and we don't want to pass judgement on them based on outward appearance alone (see John 7:24).
Let me encourage you to dream with me for a moment, asking the simple question, "What if . . . ?"
The reason we make major New Year's resolutions is because we're fed up with the way we're living and we want to make radical changes in our lives.
A man named Eric posted this on my Facebook page, and it was heartbreaking to read.
In June, 2008, presidential candidate Barack Obama gave a stirring speech to AIPAC, making strong commitments to the Jewish people and Israel.
Could a spiritual movement like this happen again in our day? To use biblical language, with people it's impossible, but with God, all things are possible. Here, then, are five keys to moving from shaking to awakening.
As we come to the end of 2016, by all counts a highly unusual and even surreal year, I wanted to take a moment to thank each of you who have read my articles or watched my videos and shared them with others.
Do people have the right to marry the one they love, even if the one they love is a robot? If not, why not? After all, in the words of Lilly from France, who has fallen in love with her robot, "We don't hurt anybody, we are just happy."
At this time of the year, in churches around the world, the opening chapters of Matthew and Luke will be read afresh, describing the miraculous births of Jesus and His forerunner John. In light of a recent 500-page Senate report, detailing some of the barbaric practices of Planned Parenthood, I thought it good to retell the story, but with a striking new twist.
There is no controversy like the controversy that surrounds the city of Jerusalem, the most divided city on the earth and the most coveted city on the earth.
For 8 years, we have watched Islamic terrorist attacks take place around the world and on our own shores, with the bloody, gory death toll rising by the day (roughly 30,000 attacks since 9/11).
What comes to mind when you hear the words National Geographic? Do you think of exotic pictures from the jungles of Africa or up-close documentation of an erupting volcano or the discovery of a stone-age, Amazon tribe previously lost to civilization? If so, brace yourself.
In his December 9th article "Has the Trumpian Revolution Begun?," long-time conservative commentator Patrick Buchanan dared to say that, with the Trump presidency, "we may be entering a post-liberal era." Could it be true?
Is it dangerous for Christian leaders to mix politics and religion? Is that a confusion of their calling? Or is it important for Christian leaders to address all areas of life, including politics?
While flying home recently from an overseas trip, I watched a movie in which the CIA played a prominent role, and if the movie is anything is close to reality, the CIA knows a lot — and I mean a whole lot, from what's on our computers to what we're talking about on our phones.
Unfortunately, there are professional race-baiters who thrive on divisive, identity politics and who are more successful the more they provoke hostilities. And people of faith are not immune to their tactics.
Speaking on Capitol Hill on Thursday, Hillary Clinton warned of, "The epidemic of malicious fake news and false propaganda that flooded social media over the past year."
In a recent New York Times op-ed titled "The Evangelicalism of Old White Men Is Dead," white Christian leaders Tony Campolo and Shane Clairborne argue that "the reputation of evangelicalism" is a "casualty" of the Trump election.
For years I have said that gay activists and their allies would overplay their hand and that their bullying would backfire.
There are few things more intimate than a gravesite funeral service attended by a handful of family members and friends, and if I were a homophobic person, you would think that I would have been mortified at the news that the rabbi presiding at the ceremony was openly gay.
Rather than learn some valuable lessons from the resounding electoral victory of Donald Trump and the Republican Party, it appears that the left is lurching further leftward, thereby paving the way to its own demise.
Adolph Hitler and the Nazis committed some of the most horrific acts known to the human race, systematically murdering millions of Jews
I find it ironic that the same people who have mocked us for years as hypocrites, bigots, haters, homophobes, transphobes, and worse now tell us that we have lost our moral credibility by voting for Trump.
Please allow me a moment to vent. I assure you that it will be controlled venting, without vitriol, hyperbole, or vindictiveness. But venting it will be. Shall we call it holy venting?
If President Trump does not oppose same-sex "marriage," I will be disappointed but not surprised. That's why his recent comments on "60 Minutes" were disappointing but not surprising.