Rod Anderson

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Can Our Prayers Help a Violent World?

In the aftermath of the Las Vegas massacre, Mark Kelly, husband of former Congresswoman Gabby Giffords, herself a shooting victim, said, "All we're hearing is thoughts and prayers. Thoughts and prayers are important. They are not enough.

Playing God With Test-Tube Embryos

A Christian bioethics lecturer has spoken out against new DNA surgery carried out by Chinese scientists who are reportedly creating lab-grown human embryos in order to test disease-removing techniques.

Christ Weeps for Las Vegas

A gunman opened fire last night at a music concert in Las Vegas. Fifty-eight people were killed and 489 were injured. This is the worst mass shooting in US history.

Going to Church . . . to Go Camping??

Several Anglican churches in England are preparing to install luxury "pods" for vacationers within their buildings to defray renovation expenses, bringing together glamorous camping — "glamping" — in old churches, which is being called "champing."

Can Words Hurt Your Church?

Words have meaning. And if church members start articulating words consistently, those words begin to reflect the priorities and passions of the church.

Give Your Faith a Workout!

A famous bodybuilder once said, "Health and fitness is who I am. It's what I do." Well, what about you? Where do health and fitness rank on your list of priorities?

A Gender-Bending New Policy at Britain's Schools

At least 150 schools in Britain now have "gender neutral uniforms," meaning students can decide if they want to wear skirts or trousers, irrespective of their biological sex, according to reports. Experts warn that this "politically correct" practice could confuse students.

A Balloon Mission to North Korea!

A North Korean defector used 350 helium balloons to send 1,000 flash drives loaded with portions of the Bible across the border from the South Korean side, according to reports.

Is Congress Finally Helping Iraq's Persecuted Christians?

A bill that would to provide emergency aid for Christians and other victims of genocide in Iraq and Syria was advanced by a Senate committee vote earlier this week, and a congressman who sponsored the legislation says the lack of action by the U.S. so far is "incomprehensible."

Hey, Is the World Still Here?

Yes, it would be wonderful if Jesus returned for His people this week, but it's not going to happen. Count on it. The Second Coming will not take place this year on September 23.

Feeling the Holy Spirit

It is impossible to be a Christian without the Holy Spirit. This is one reason Jesus told His disciples, "I tell you the truth: It is for your good that I am going away. Unless I go away, the Counselor will not come to you; but if I go, I will send Him to you." (John 16:7)

Is Christianity Nearly Gone in Britain?

Only 6 percent of British adults are practicing Christians, a new survey commissioned by the Church of England has found, defining the term as those who read the Bible, pray, and attend church on a regular basis.

How Far Will the Culture of Assisted Suicide Go?

Canadians, or at least Canadian media elites, seem intent on creating a real-life version of what novelist P.D. James, in her novel "The Children of Men," called "quietus": that is, state-sanctioned mass suicide of the those deemed to be a burden to the rest of society.