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We Need to Take Jesus’ Metaphor of Being Born Again More SeriouslySubscriber Access Only
It’s easy to ignore the painful, messy, universal experience of birth that Jesus was referring to.
It may seem strange to us now, but the ancient authors of the Old Testament saw the crisis of birth—where women were close to death as they struggled to bring new life into the world
20 Truths from "God's Country"
Reclaiming God’s kingdom vision for the rural church
(163). Yet I'm convinced that in order to live fully and vibrantly in the rural church, we must also learn to face congregational death faithfully, hopefully, and lovingly.
The Truth about Suicide Subscriber Access Only
More and more Americans are taking their own lives. How the church can step up.
Interview by Morgan Lee| October 20, 2017. In 2015, more than 44,000 Americans died by suicide—one death every 12 minutes, as the Department of Health and Human Services put it.
Hugh Hefner, Mourning, and Legacies: Beyond the Pipe and the Robe
Is sex better because of Hugh Hefner?
And as followers of Christ, we mourn his death. But I believe that death should always be accompanied by mourning, even the deaths of those with whom we disagree.
Suicide, Mental Illness, and the Church: An Interview with Kay Warren
All church members can play a role in helping those with mental illness.
that they have worth. Ed: Since your son Matthew's death, what have you been encouraged by in the direction of the church broadly? How do you feel
7 Principles to Lead as Jesus Led
We can draw inspiration from the ways that Jesus led.
likeness of men. And being found in human form, he humbled himself by becoming obedient to the point of death, even death on a cross. Therefore God
Almost No One in the US Believes in a ‘Consistent Ethic of Life’
Pope Francis’ critique of President Trump would apply to 96 percent of Americans, surveys suggest.
life. That's why the Catholic church's “seamless garment” condemns abortion, the death penalty, assisted suicide, and embryonic stem cell research.
1 in 3 Protestant Churchgoers Personally Affected by Suicide
Survey also finds one-third of victims were attending church before their death, but few pastors knew of their struggle.
Survey also finds one-third of victims were attending church before their death, but few pastors knew of their struggle. Research.
There’s No Dishonor in Kneeling: A Response on Colin Kaepernick
Charlie Dates responds to Ed Stetzer's article on Kaepernick’s protest
But if you have tasted of the marvelous grace of God, his wrath satisfied by the justifying death of Jesus Christ, then I cannot understand why you would not want liberating justice for all
Seven Things Evil Is Not: What the Death of My Son Taught Me
Evil is a lack of goodness as darkness is a lack of light.
Seven Things Evil Is Not: What the Death of My Son Taught Me. Seven Things Evil Is Not: What the Death of My Son Taught Me. But choice itself did not help me with the death of Enoch.
In ‘Alien: Covenant,’ the March of Progress Ends in Death
Ridley Scott's sci-fi franchise is as gruesome as ever—but this time, the horror feels disturbingly human.
In 'Alien: Covenant,' the March of Progress Ends in Death. Matthew Loftus| May 30, 2017. In 'Alien: Covenant,' the March of Progress Ends in Death. Image: Courtesy 20th Century Fox.
This Dogma Won't Hunt: Feinstein, Durbin, Sanders, and the New Religious Test for Office
So much for Article VI of the U.S. Constitution
offended by the use of the term “orthodox Catholic,” which he believed impugns Catholics who hold, well, actually, non-orthodox positions on things like abortion and the death penalty.
No, the World Won't End Next Week and There's No Such Thing as a Christian Numerologist
If we start speaking up about bad "Christian" reporting, maybe people will do it less.
The number three is used to signify perfection in the Trinity as well as completion: Jesus' ministry on earth lasted three years and his resurrection occurred three days after his death.
Christians, Repent (Yes, Repent) of Spreading Conspiracy Theories and Fake News—It's Bearing False Witness
Try this instead: Thou shalt not bear false witness against thy neighbor.
Despite the complete lack of credible evidence toward Rich's involvement, the most popular conspiracy theory is that his death was connected to the DNC email leak of 2016.
Sharing the Gospel with People Who Aren't Thinking about Death or Eternity
How do we witness to people who don't think about heaven and aren't fearful of hell?
Sharing the Gospel with People Who Aren't Thinking about Death or Eternity. Sharing the Gospel with People Who Aren't Thinking about Death or Eternity.
Died: Michael Cromartie, the Church’s Ambassador to Washington
The late DC leader is remembered for his integrity, friendship, and bridge-building between Christians and the media.
The news of his death was reported Monday on Twitter and confirmed by colleagues at the Ethics and Public Policy Center (EPPC), the DC-based conservative think tank where he
Some Christians Hate Joel Osteen More Than They Love The Truth. And That's Wrong.
Be silent until there is something to say.
what is true. Speak without the rage. Some take to Twitter like a death metal band. The screaming squeezes the logic out of our comments. When we
Like a Knife in the Heart: When Our Witness Is Costly
In some parts of the world, a life of witness requires great courage.
(Matthew 10:16-20; 37-39). Flogging, arrest, family discord, and death are just some of the potential experiences for those willing to share Christ's message.
How Christians Can Combat Racism Theologically After Charlottesville
A pair of scholars bring up a new and old approach.
The conciliation of blacks and whites in America calls for and demands the death of the idolatry of “whiteness,” white privilege, and white supremacy. It is one that must be put to death.
Confessions of a Christian Prepper
My hope shouldn’t lie in survival skills and stockpiles.
providence? Existential dread comes easily to me—although I fear disaster more than death. By some standards, I'm a doomsday prepper in waiting.
Catholic but not Roman
Catholic but not Roman
To celebrate the 500th anniversary of the Reformation, the ‘Reforming Catholic Confession’ calls Protestants to unity.
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