Eat, Pray, Lent: Here's What Americans Actually Abstain From
Nearly 3 in 10 evangelical believers now observe the season before Easter.
LifeWay asked Americans who observe Lent how they do it. Fasting from a favorite food or beverage (57%) and going to church (57%) are the most common ways to observe Lent.
Dying to Self and Living for Christ
Why We Must Surrender and Sacrifice Daily in Order to Know Jesus More
How can we put ourselves in places of discomfort while living in our comfortable houses, shopping in our comfortable stores, and eating our comfortable food?
Weekend Edition - December 31
Book recommendations from Christianity Today, The Gospel Coalition, and Desiring God
Year – Nancy French. Since she's adopted — and had to vie for food as a small child — we never want her to think she's competing for scarce resources.
Jesus Wants an Awkward Thanksgiving Dinner
Why extending the table involves an uncomfortable hospitality.
He had just gotten back from the food pantry. He is the one who wheels his cart to the food bank each Tuesday, packs it up with food, and distributes it to others who may need it.
Haiti Hurricane Displaces Sponsored Children
A third of Compassion’s 270 child centers shut down in wake of Hurricane Matthew.
“Our primary short-term priorities after partial assessment of the hurricane's impact include providing children and their families with food security and shelter, and to clean up and repair
Compassion: 145,000 Children Could Lose Sponsorship by Christmas
Christian charity's largest country, India, no longer lets it transfer money. And now it's run out.
“The remaining 96 percent is the routine but essential provision of food, medicine, clothing, school fees and related humanitarian aid to support tens of thousands of at-risk infants
Feasting and Fellowship in the Age of Food Allergies
Eating can be a source of fellowship—but in a fallen and allergy-ridden world, it can also present challenges.
Food Choices and Food Pharisees. Food Accommodations in the Contemporary Church. So what might this look like in our feasts and gatherings today?
Motherhood Is Physical—and So Is the Gospel
Encountering the Incarnation in birthing, breastfeeding, and bathing.
Wine. After my children's bath, I have been more than sprinkled with water—doused is more like it. The food that feeds my family crumbles through my hands too, all day, every day.
Israel Accuses World Vision Gaza Staffer of Giving Millions to Hamas
(UPDATED) World Vision halts Gaza operations, but disputes Israel’s accusations of fraud.
World Vision worked with almost 40,000 children in Gaza last year, providing psychosocial help, medical supplies, food relief, and the re-establishment of agricultural livelihoods, it said.