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.
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.
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'If You Had Only Been Here'
Sometimes God just asks us to be there.
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there. Thelma Herrera Flores| June 1, 2017. Death is almost always a topic we shy away from. We are not comfortable with it. next. Some resisted death bitterly.
10 Characteristics of Movemental Christianity
Moving from addition to reproduction.
Such codependency and suppression is the death knell of movemental Christianity. 8) Charitability in Appreciating Other Models. Movemental Christianity is messy.
The Cross-Resurrection Contradiction
At the heart of Christian faith is a commitment to a God who enters into suffering.
imperative. Our world does not fully correspond to God. It is filled with brokenness, suffering, and death—a reality made severely apparent in the cross. On
I read this quote (a paraphrase of Shakespeare): “A coward dies a thousand times, a brave man only once.” It speaks to the devastating power of fear: I can be afraid of death or failure
The Lonely Road
Today's Verse. Powered by the New Living Translation. “Through suffering, our bodies continue to share in the death of Jesus so that the life of Jesus may also be seen in our bodies.
Jesus Died to Redeem Our Sleep
How our sinful struggle with sleep became a righteous rest.
This Easter, may Christ change the way I sleep. Sleeping in the Shadow of Death. Cultures have recognized the close relationship between sleep and death for millennia.
A Matter of Life and Death
A Matter of Life and Death. Karen Ehman. Today's Verse. Powered by the New Living Translation. “The tongue can bring death or life; those who love to talk will reap the consequences.”.
‘The Leftovers’ Explores the Fallout of a Godless Rapture
As it enters its third season, the acclaimed drama continues to take a long, hard look at our responses to loss.
accident. His wasn't a martyr's death, nor a long-fought battle against illness. It was swift. passing. My prayers (or lack thereof) felt meaningless, his death purposeless.
Talking with My Kids About Death
How my husband and I are fumbling through some of the hardest—and holiest—conversations we’ve ever had.
Opinion | Family. Talking with My Kids About Death. Cara Meredith. Image: Shutterstock. 0; tweet; link; email; print. Conversations about death have become the weekly norm in our house
How God Keeps it Together
When our life unravels, He holds the threads.
To be a responsible parent, we have to put our laissez-faire self to death. To be a good spouse, we may sacrifice some of our drive and ambition to succeed at work.
What Brilliant Psychologists Like Me Are Learning About Humility
Measuring meekness can help the church as long as we remember the only One who had something to brag about.
They are also more generous and helpful than others, have better romantic relationships, have less anxiety about death, and experience less spiritual struggle.
Do We Need a Stronger Word for 'Faith'?
Why theologian Matthew Bates would have evangelicals profess ‘allegiance’ to Christ.
The gospel is something Jesus announces and embodies; it is the story of the eternal Son becoming one with us in his incarnation, death, resurrection, ascension, and enthronement as
Christ's Transfiguration Is a Sneak Preview of Our Future
Jesus' transformation on the mountain might have more to do with us than we think.
which Paul calls “clay jars”), in which the glory of Christ is contained (4:7). This is no mere theory for Paul; when he says “we who are alive are always being given over to death for Jesus