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.
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
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
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
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 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.
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 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
‘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
When Modern Medicine Becomes a False God
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