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.”.
Breast Cancer Marred My Picture-Perfect Marriage
How we found God’s mercy as we faced deep division we’d never experienced before.
Her death drew me to Jesus.” The comment from an acquaintance was meant to be an encouragement, but what I heard was, “My friend had to die so I could fall in love with Jesus.” It
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
'This Is Us' Captures the Drama of Unfolding Redemption
Even in its most tear-jerking moments, the runaway NBC hit affirms our eternal hope.
The third, Kyle, is lost—and while faithful fans of the show have already mentally interrupted me with reminders of the ultimate good that results from Kyle's death, it's important, if not
Too Public Baptism: Ex-Muslim Loses Lawsuit Against Church
Oklahoma Supreme Court rules against convert tortured in Syria after Tulsa church publicized his conversion online.
That wasn't the end of his trouble. Suffering from psychological and physical aftereffects, the man gets frequent death threats and cannot ever return to Syria, he said.
Sudan Frees Czech Missionary Imprisoned for Life
President pardons Petr Jasek, but local ministry partners remain in prison.
Some of the charges carried the death penalty. VOM explained: He ended up losing more than 50 pounds. But the hardest part was hearing of the death of his father, Jasek said.
A Journey of Evangelism in Scripture: The Temple
History reflects a God who deeply longs to be with His people.
humanity. Yet we know the story all too well: man and woman rejected God and chose their own path, resulting in alienation, brokenness, and death.
I Was an Ash Wednesday Rookie
How the liturgical service enriched my non-liturgical faith.
At one point, completely exasperated, I demanded of her, “Why in the world would you want to see a movie that portrays the death of children as entertainment?”.
Died: Doug Coe, Humble Faith in the Halls of Power
His Fellowship is the force behind DC discipleship and the National Prayer Breakfast.
He was 88. His death, from “complications following a heart attack and stroke,” came just a few weeks after Coe attended the prayer breakfast's 64th annual gathering.
Saving the Funeral from an Untimely Death
People today are confused about what funerals are for. How should pastors respond?
Let's lead funerals that facilitate the church's worship. Let's create expectations that funerals are congregational. Let's celebrate the reality that—in life and in death—Jesus is Lord.
Embracing Valentine’s Day Disappointment
Why a holiday of unmet expectations leads me to the Resurrection.
Paul writes in his letter to the Romans that “neither death nor life, neither angels nor demons, neither the present nor the future, nor any powers, neither height nor depth, nor anything
He Ain't Heavy: Witnessing Well During Seasons of Grief
Dean of Campus Ministry at Bethel University reflects on death and loss
He Ain't Heavy: Witnessing Well During Seasons of Grief. Dean of Campus Ministry at Bethel University reflects on death and loss |. Laurel Bunker. Image: Nils Werner.