5 Steps to Take Before Sharing Your Faith
Thursday, September 7, 2023
I am convinced that the church’s greatest obstacle to influencing our culture is that our culture does not see the church as relevant to its greatest issues. Secular people know what we are against...
Harvard's Arthur C. Brooks on the Secret to Happiness
Wednesday, September 6, 2023
The key to happiness in this world and eternal reward in the next is using God’s creation for his glory and our good.In his prayer for his followers shortly before his death, Jesus included this...
Reflections on America's Post-Christian Future
Tuesday, September 5, 2023
Americans have made great progress in many ways across recent generations. The average size of our homes has nearly tripled since 1950, for example. Technological innovations, from air conditioning...
Personal Reflections on Innocent Suffering
Thursday, August 31, 2023
I’ve written often over the years on the subject of innocent suffering and truly believe that God redeems all he allows, even disasters like those in today’s news. At the same time, I don’t want to...
Why Do We Turn to God?
Wednesday, August 30, 2023
Why must we have faith in Christ to experience fully his help in facing the storms of life? If he loves us unconditionally, why doesn’t he meet our needs whether we trust them to him or not?James...
How Will You Be an Instrument of God's Peace?
Tuesday, August 29, 2023
Here’s why I’m addressing the fact of our mortality: Scripture teaches that “through fear of death,” humans are “subject to lifelong slavery” (Hebrews 2:15). In what ways does the fear of death...
Dr. King's 'Dream' Speech Commemorated in Washington as 'Racially Motivated' Shooter Kills 3 in Florida
Monday, August 28, 2023
Dr. King’s “somebodiness” doctrine stands on the fact that every human is created in the image of God (Genesis 1:27). He “made from one man every nation of mankind to live on the face of the earth”...
What Kind of Difference Do You Want to Make?
Thursday, August 24, 2023
If we ignore politics, we consign ourselves to living in a society forged by a process in which we did not participate. As Daniel Webster noted, “Bad politicians are sent to Washington by good...
Good Enough Is Not Good Enough for God
Wednesday, August 23, 2023
If you’re like me, there’s a tiny voice in your mind assuring you that you’re somehow different. Airline crashes are extremely rare and happen to other people; the Maui wildfires and Ukrainian...
A Reflection on the Future of Our Democracy
Tuesday, August 22, 2023
The future of our democracy depends on the moral transformation of our people. As the only light in a dark world (Matthew 5:14-16), this process starts with us. But we must be changed to be the...
What Disasters Reveal about Our Moral Foundations
Monday, August 21, 2023
What is true of Americans is true of America. Our founding declaration states: “We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with...
The Urgency and Power of Moral Formation
Thursday, August 17, 2023
People are dying—some literally through “deaths of despair” such as suicide and drug addictions, the rest spiritually—to experience God’s life-giving love and grace.But they understandably judge...
Culture Wars Know No Bounds
Wednesday, August 16, 2023
Does the incessant drumbeat of cultural opposition to biblical morality discourage you? It does me. Since I don’t live in Maryland or Austin, I’m tempted to ignore these stories. But that would be...
Has the U.S. Government Been Weaponized?
Tuesday, August 15, 2023
The viability of any democracy depends on the degree to which the people trust the processes and institutions by which they are governed.
Is Faith Relevant to Death by Suicide?
Monday, August 14, 2023
The CDC lists anxiety and depression as significant factors with regard to suicide; teens and their parents are especially at risk. Serious illness such as chronic pain, criminal/legal problems,...
Christians Don't Pray for Miracles as Often as We Should
Friday, August 11, 2023
I have witnessed miracles personally on occasion: bodies healed beyond medical or natural capacity, occurrences that have no logical or natural explanation, people radically transformed by God’s...
Four Options When Storms Strike Your Soul
Wednesday, August 9, 2023
Why should we submit every moment of every day to his Spirit? Why should we choose to live biblically in every circumstance we meet? Why should we pay a significant price to serve God and to share...
Far More Americans Believe in Angels Than Believe in Hell
Tuesday, August 8, 2023
Living in a secularized, post-Christian, even anti-Christian culture, why would you and I trust in God more than we do and in ourselves less than we do? The answer transcends the intellectual: we...
Christian news headlines from the United States and around the world
Taylor Swift Continues to Shine Light and Joy as TIME's 2023 Person of the Year
Brenda Lee's Timeless Hit 'Rockin' Around the Christmas Tree' Makes History with First-Ever No. 1 on Billboard Hot 100 after 65 Years
8 Prayers to Pray over Israel this Year as Hanukkah Begins
Muslims in Gaza Come to Christ after Seeing Jesus in Dreams, Report Says: It Was a ‘Miracle’
Florida State Quarterback Jordan Travis Faces Season-Ending Injury with Acceptance of God's Plan
Prioritizing the Value of Family
Grace and Forgiveness Still Speak Volumes
Conjuring Courageous Faith in the Face of Fear
Determine to be a Source of Light in a Dark and Confusing World
Love Illuminates the Truth Darkness Attempts to Confuse
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