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When the Gift of Intelligence Becomes the Burden of Alzheimer’sSubscriber Access Only
The strength of human intellect also makes it fragile.
tameness of the animals. A few years prior to the trip, my dad had been diagnosed with early-onset Alzheimer's disease. He was 61. My brothers and
Is Addiction a Disease? Yes, and Much MoreSubscriber Access Only
Four core aspects of recovery that are essential for addressing addiction.
Is Addiction a Disease? Yes, and Much More. Understanding addiction as a disease does not mean that prayer and moral discipline are any less potent or important in recovery.
The Clergy Behind Science as We Know ItSubscriber Access Only
Enlightenment-era pastors didn’t oppose modern science. They helped advance it.
engaging with the science of the time as he advocated for the usefulness of electricity, explored natural philosophy, and promoted natural solutions for curing disease (rather than
Realizing My Addiction Had Chosen Me Began My Road to RecoverySubscriber Access Only
Framing addiction as a chronic disease gives a broader framework for understanding.
Framing addiction as a chronic disease gives a broader framework for understanding. More on opioid addiction: The Best Dressed Drug Dealers Is Addiction a Disease?
Exposing the Truth about Honor and Shame
The Four Dimensions Christians Must Understand
prone. Consequently, more Westerners are seeking release from the disease of shame—that dreadful feeling of unworthiness and isolation. Building
What Tim Keller and Michael Gerson Want You to Know About How America Spends Its Money
“It’s possible for a church with deep resources for doing good to get co-opted by nationalism. I don’t want that to happen now.”
They emerged from poorly governed or ungoverned parts of the world where some of the worst problems of the world gather, whether it's terrorism or pandemic disease or refugee flows
The Promise and Failure of AntibioticsSubscriber Access Only
How the church can play a key role in better stewardship of antibacterial medicine and avert a global health crisis.
ago there was an attitude that we can use as much antibiotic as we wanted and there really wouldn't be a problem,” says Timothy Flanigan, former chief of infectious disease at Brown
Recent Research on End-of-Life Issues Reveal Holes in Our Theology
If we are pro-life, we are anti-assisted suicide.
In the survey, 67% of Americans agree with the statement, “When a person is facing a painful terminal disease, it is morally acceptable to ask for a physician's aid in taking his or her
Died: R. C. Sproul, Reformed Theologian Who Founded Ligonier Ministries
Late PCA leader influenced generations of Christians by filling the gap “between Sunday school and seminary.”
the 78-year-old was hospitalized and was forced to rely on ventilator support to breathe during his 12-day stay, due to complications from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD
The Painful Questions about Genetics and RaceSubscriber Access Only
Mistrust of medicine clouds possibility of treatment for sickle-cell.
The two are co-founders of the Health Ministries Network and the Minority Coalition for Precision Medicine, groups which advocate for research into maladies such as sickle-cell disease
Ravi Zacharias Remembers His Young Protégé, Nabeel Qureshi
The late apologist's mentor and “uncle” says his lightning-bright legacy will live on.
God sent his Son to heal that disease. That disease is still killing until we heed that message. May we hear God's voice reminding us that the disease that kills the body is minor.
God Made Our Brains to Need Others
Both science and Scripture invite us to share our suffering.
For me, vulnerability crept up from within my own flesh and bone. Nearly nine years ago I became ill with a disease that would come to dominate my adult life.
The Beginning of Dementia Isn’t the End of GraceSubscriber Access Only
How the church can come to the aid of sufferers and their loved ones.
book remains immensely useful for anyone—pastors, family members, or even people in the early stages of dementia themselves—seeking basic facts about the disease and subjects
‘Pakistan’s Mother Teresa’ Honored with Historic Funeral
Medical missionary who helped curb leprosy outbreak is first Christian woman to receive such honor from Muslim government.
News. “She came here at the dawn of a young nation looking to make lives better for those afflicted by disease, and in doing so, found herself a home.
The Jesusy Movement
Sure, all kinds of Christians love Jesus. But he’s especially central in evangelical piety.
As the Catholic writer Brennan Manning put it in his The Ragamuffin Gospel, “Those who have the disease called Jesus will never be cured.” For better or worse, evangelicals are
Christians, Think Twice About Eradicating Mosquitoes to Defeat Malaria
When disease vectors are also victims.
When disease vectors are also victims. Jeremy Lederhouse| April 25, 2017. Image: 138439 / Shutterstock. Mosquitoes are unwittingly the carrier for disease, having no intention of ill will.
The AIDS Epidemic and the Refugee Crisis: Faithfulness, Not Fear, Is Our Call
When a situation is not understood, the Christian response is often defined by fear.
|. Ed Stetzer. Image: James Gordon / Wikipedia. 0; tweet; share; email; print. In New York City in the early 1980's medical doctors began to diagnose a strange and frightening disease.
Zimbabwe Can Be Born Again: Church Leaders Explain Mugabe-Military Crisis
As politicians and media debate coup, evangelicals see ‘opportunity for the birth of a new nation.’
As politicians and media debate coup, evangelicals see 'opportunity for the birth of a new nation.'.
When Modern Medicine Becomes a False GodSubscriber Access Only
A doctor reflects on what healthcare can—and can’t—accomplish.
“Although our world is full of disease, accidents, and random misfortunes,” writes Bob Cutillo, a physician at This approach made sense when infectious disease was our biggest threat.
A Top Reason for Church Shootings: Domestic Abuse
There were actually two attacks on Sunday, showing how violence at home often enters God’s house.
Male violence is an acute threat to American women: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports that homicide is the fifth leading cause of death for women from 18 to 44
The Rise of Reformed Charismatics
The Rise of Reformed Charismatics
A 21st-century global movement sets the Word on fire with gospel preaching and powerful spiritual gifts.
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