I've been involved in several discussions with friends and colleagues alike in person, over text, and on social media since Sunday night. I've heard or read the (often impassioned) arguments about the "dangers" of 'He Gets Us: Foot Washing.' But here are my five responses from the heart and from Scripture...
"Fernando and Louis – welcome home. I salute our brave soldiers for their bold action which brought about their release. Only continued military pressure, until a complete victory, will bring about the release of all of our hostages," Israeli president Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said in a statement.
Aaron Ivey, worship pastor and husband of podcaster Jamie Ivey, has been dismissed from his position at the Texas-based megachurch, The Austin Stone Church, after the church revealed that he had engaged in “inappropriate and explicit ongoing text messages with an adult male.”
The creator and director of the Bible-based hit series The Chosen on Thursday addressed a plot-twisting cliffhanger scene from Season 4, episode 3 that surprised many viewers and ignited a debate among fans, some of whom said they shed tears watching it and others who said they were troubled by how it ended.
Purity culture, an influential wave rooting a woman’s worth in her sexual history, peaked in the 1990s to the early 2000s and remains prevalent today. Despite purity culture teaching being biblical or rooted in love for the Lord, there are many ulterior motives. Sadly, there are many Christians who endorse purity culture, and it has caused many people to suffer for it.