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An Awakening of Hope

Rev. Rachel Christine Hébert | Posted 01.28.2017 | Religion
Rev. Rachel Christine Hébert

Perhaps the most frequent question I've been asked from ordination exams to becoming a pastor who works with college students has been, "What do you think is going to happen to the future of the church with so few young people going to church?"

The Only Pain Worse Than Crucifixion

Sarah Thebarge | Posted 06.03.2015 | Religion
Sarah Thebarge

Last week I had lunch with the pastor of the church where I'm currently the writer-in-residence. I asked him how the three members of the Trinity -- God the Father, God the Son and God the Spirit -- decided who was going to have to take on physical form, be born in a barn, and then be crucified.

Dealing With Life's Leftovers

William B. Bradshaw | Posted 03.20.2014 | Religion
William B. Bradshaw

In times past, most people heated their houses using fireplaces, stoves and coal furnaces. Some people still do. It makes no difference which of these forms of heating one uses, there are always ashes or clinkers to get out of the house and hauled away without leaving a mess behind.

Nicodemus, The Mystery Man Of Holy Week

Posted 03.27.2013 | Religion

By Daniel Burke Religion News Service (RNS) He came to Jesus at night, sneaking off to see the man behind the miracles. He was a powerful Phari...

Putting The Text Of The Bible Back Into Context

Dr. Joel Hoffman | Posted 02.23.2013 | Religion
Dr. Joel Hoffman

A closer look at the original context of the words of the Bible can help readers see past these translation mistakes, which range from awkward phrasing to misrepresenting such central themes as the Ten Commandments.

Tim Tebow: A Secular Perspective

Jacques Berlinerblau | Posted 09.15.2012 | Religion
Jacques Berlinerblau

While secularists may disagree with his extremely public exhibitions of faith, there presently doesn't seem to be much to complain about and a good deal to laud.

What Does The Bible Really Say About Love?

David Lose | Posted 04.14.2012 | Religion
David Lose

Love in the Bible, like love in our everyday lives, is important, complicated, and too powerful and mysterious to be fully defined or grasped by any of us.

The Liberal Case for Tim Tebow

Jonathan_Miller | Posted 03.20.2012 | Politics

Today I venture to do the unthinkable: try to convince liberals and progressives like myself to learn to love the latter-day poster boy of conservative Christian America.

My Doctorate in Tebowing

Carol Orsborn | Posted 03.18.2012 | Religion
Carol Orsborn

I like to think that God is in the Tebow passes. But I am also making the effort to grow spiritually mature enough to know just as surely that God is not the perpetrator of the bad things that happen to us.

WATCH: Tim Tebow Inspired Focus On The Family's John 3:16 Ad

Posted 01.15.2012 | Religion

Out of the mouths of babes came Tim Tebow's favorite Biblical verse. During the second quarter of last night's Broncos-Patriots game the Colorado ...

John 3:16: A Look At Tebow's Favorite Bible Verse

The Huffington Post | Ileana Llorens | Posted 01.31.2012 | Religion

Broncos star Tim Tebow once touted the Bible passage John 3:16 on his eye-black during his days as a Florida Gator, but the scripture passage gained m...

Whoever Believes In Him

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 01.09.2012 | Sports

So, what happened on Sunday is that the guy who used to wear Biblical eye black stickers adorned with John 3:16 threw for a career high 316 yards on 1...

The Rob Bell Controversy: Does Anyone Go To Hell?

David Lose | Posted 05.26.2011 | Religion
David Lose

Why can't a prominent Christian author question how to reconcile God's incredible love with the notion of condemning souls to eternal torment without being condemned as a heretic?

The Two Commandments Of Super Bowl Advertising

Lamar Vest | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Lamar Vest

Buzz about Super Bowl commercials has been around almost as long as the game has been played. But this year, the ads that won't be seen on Sunday may be getting the most attention.

Fox Sports Rejects Super Bowl Commercial Featuring Bible Verse (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

Fox Sports has rejected a proposed Super Bowl commercial featuring a reference to a Bible verse, John 3:16, that has been part of the culture of footb...

If You Have Been To A Sports Event, You Have Probably Seen This Guy...

Joe Favorito | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Joe Favorito

Fans of sports in the 1970's will remember Rock'n Rollin Stewart--he of the multicolored wig and the John 3:16 sign who ended up on camera at every sp...