The Christian Struggle with Mental Illness
Mental illness is not a subject Christians should run from.
Natural disasters (tornados, tsunamis, earthquakes) as well as illnesses (Ebola, diabetes, cancer) are not the result or punishment for a particular sin or sinner.
Exploring Evangelicalism: The Southern Baptist Convention
Dr. Frank Page, President and CEO of the Southern Baptist Convention explains their distinctives and some misconceptions.
We are often first on the ground and last to leave in a wide range of disasters, ranging from hurricanes like Katrina to earthquakes as in Haiti, floods in Indiana or Texas or Oklahoma to
When I Can't Calm My Son's Fears
A Small Talk guest post about fear and peace by Micha Boyett
Last fall, after his kindergarten class practiced an earthquake drill, he switched from volcanoes to earthquakes and we worked through his ever-growing fear of earthquakes for months.
Gleanings: September 2015
Important developments in the church and the world (as they appeared in our September issue).
Nepal: Hindu nation might ban evangelism. The long-awaited draft of Nepal's new constitution, delayed by devastating earthquakes this spring, has proved disappointing to Christians.
Giving Once to Nepal Relief Is Great. Twice Is Better.
Nepal’s recovery will likely take years. Christians should stay the course—generously.
Giving Once to Nepal Relief Is Great. Twice Is Better. Nepal's recovery will likely take years. Christians should stay the course—generously. Jamie Aten/ May 7, 2015.
Moses at the Movies
When we trace more than a century of movies about the Exodus, what do we learn?
Later, when the Hebrews worship the golden calf, God punishes them with lightning and earthquakes, and not by sending the Levites to kill them at random.
'Don't Give Up on Japan'
Post-disaster, Tokyo pastor Jonathan Wilson urges ‘outward-looking’ missions in reaching Japanese for Christ.
earth. On average each year, there are 3 million earthquakes, 85 hurricanes, and 60 volcano eruptions worldwide, and in the US, 1,000 tornadoes occur.
Fracking Isn't a Four-Letter Word
Why Christians should reconsider the oft-misunderstood drilling practice.
fracking. Experts debate whether fracking can lead to earthquakes, though scientists at the United States Geological Survey said there is no connection.
The Wind Rises
Miyazaki's farewell film is above all an elegy for the impermanence of beauty, art, love, and ultimately life itself.
There are also some violent images (destruction from earthquakes and fires, planes crashing, one character coughs up blood) and a few mild curse words.
Missionaries Grapple with Leaving Japan
"Tsunamis and earthquakes and even war or pestilence – they historically have been the very last people to go because this is their home, so to speak, where they work.