Friends were going door to door. Office Max was donating cards to pass out. Where was I? Sitting on my floor crying. I don't understand it all, and I don't think I ever will, but I am blown away by the power unity.
I'm not fond of the words "conservative" and "liberal," particularly when they're used to describe Catholics. Being Catholic, after all, means being part of the Body of Christ.
Where is the public voice of the black church -- the church that provided stops along the Underground Railroad, founded several black colleges and shaped the faith of a young Martin Luther King, Jr., Fannie Lou Hamer and so many others?
To restore the planet we need a spiritual worldview, which brings frugality and simplicity, humility and respect. We must be aware of the impact of our actions on all of creation.
The story of Emek Medical Center in Afula is little known within the international community but Emek Medical Center's Director of Development and Public Relations, Larry Rich, is on a mission to change that.
While youth attendance in church has continued to steadily wane, some congregations have started to embrace new ways to bring lost sheep back to the flock. For many of them, that thing is beer.
With Hanukkah fast approaching, consider this image. What do you think? Dangerous religious syncretism, you say? Pandering to a perverse need to ...
It's the rest of us who needed this bill. It's the rest of us who needed to realize how rampant hate and bigotry was in our society. The gay community knew how hateful and ugly bigotry was; they've lived with it their entire lives. And now that we are awake: Where do we go from here?
For my new friends building congregations without God at the center, good luck. I hope you manage to find that mysterious yearning in the heart of every human who has the privilege to walk on this great planet.
Because of feminism, church stages and spotlights are often dominated by women. Men are encouraged to just serve in the nursery or kitchen. Sometimes men are even told to stay silent in church.
Anyone getting a tattoo really needs to ask themselves, why am I getting this and what is the meaning of this tattoo? Is the tattoo an expression of witchcraft, idolatry or pagan symbolism? If so, as Christians, we need to reconsider...
When I was 8, my moms and I attended a pride march. We were marching with our rainbows and chanting, "We're here, we're queer, get used to it!" From across a waist-high barricade, the "Christians" responded, "You're here, you're queer, you won't be here next year!" So ominous.
We are not here to bring peace to the world. We are meant to find our own peace; to get through life with as little angst as possible (tears are fine, just not forever).
Most readers will know by now that the third branch of our government has effectively determined what the people and our other two branches of government have been unable to resolve.
As a pastor, Max Lucado is confronted with the needs of others on a daily basis. The Christmas Candle is a theatrical film based on a book he wrote. It tells an engaging story about a London minister who finds himself faced with the darkest hour in his life after his faith has slipped away.
Less than three years after I chose to live as a Christian back in my hometown of Cleveland, Ohio, I was living in the student quarter of Paris at twe...