Tales from a ‘Billy Graham Kid’
From my earliest days, Mr. Graham shaped my life and my calling.
When I was seven and my brother was five, my dad was diagnosed with Pulmonary Fibrosis, a chronic lung disease that could have been triggered by the inhalation of a long list of
Is Addiction a Disease? Yes, and Much More
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.
God Came to Me in My Cancer
At a time when I should have felt abandoned by God, I experienced what Augustine called “the sweetness.”
“He has been diagnosed with a brain tumor at forty-four, which would have been devastating enough if he had not already lost his identical twin brother to the same disease a few years
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
Why I’m Happy My Son Married at 20
In a world of hookups and cohabitation, he took a leap—and made an act—of faith.
A 2015 report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found that approximately 41 percent of high school students report having had sexual intercourse.
Our Blood Exposes Our Physical—and Spiritual—Health
When we are sick and need to know what can make us whole again, there is no other fount we know.
hematologist Hans Haak notes that by the second half of the 12th century, medical philosophers used the coagulation of a patient's phlebotomized blood to detect health or disease.
Is the Body That 'Betrayed' Me Still 'Very Good'?
What the incarnation affirms about the reality of God's creation.
Is the Body That 'Betrayed' Me Still 'Very Good'? What the incarnation affirms about the reality of God's creation. Derek Rishmawy| February 20, 2018.
The Clergy Behind Science as We Know It
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
The Painful Questions about Genetics and Race
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.
The Beginning of Dementia Isn’t the End of Grace
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
The Promise and Failure of Antibiotics
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