Even for Christian Combat Veterans, No Easy Answers
What two recent films get right, and what they miss.
But the Marine, also a Christian, speaks only of “50 years of agony and heartache.”. He never felt postwar wrath or had problems adjusting to civilian life.
When Christian Practices Hurt Other People
Baptism, prayer, and Communion can all go “wayward,” says Lauren Winner. Should we blame the sinful practitioners or the practices themselves?
We profess our faith alongside others when we are baptized, and in various Christian traditions, those He is the author of Practices of Love: Spiritual Disciplines for the Life of the World
Mothers of the Reformation
These early Protestant women saw Luther’s priesthood of all believers as reason to write and teach the Reformation.
Christians alike; for baptism, gospel, and faith alone make us spiritual and a Christian people She corresponded directly with him throughout the remainder of her life and was one of the
Kurt Kaiser Passes Away, But His Music Will Pass It On
From Word Music to Baylor University, Christian composer leaves a legacy of hundreds of songs.
Obituary. Kurt Kaiser Passes Away, But His Music Will Pass It On. From Word Music to Baylor University, Christian composer leaves a legacy of hundreds of songs.
The Uncertain Future of Pro-Life Democrats
Mixed results in the 2018 midterms leave questions on partisan strategy over abortion.
tend to brand themselves as “pro-life for the whole life,” bringing in positions against capital punishment and for poverty relief as well—issues that can appeal to some Christian voters.
I Found Hope in My Husband’s Chronic Illness
Disability changed our family. It also brought us closer to these three Christian truths.
It also brought us closer to these three Christian truths. Rachel Gilson. Image: Seastock / Getty. My husband Andrew's foot ailments have given me a curious window into the Christian life
How BSF Saved Sandi Patty
In her new book, “The Voice,” the award-winning singer reflects on Bible Study Fellowship’s role in her faith formation.
re going to start doing something, like opening their doors to Celebrate Recovery [a Christian-based addiction church to have a senior pastor who models to the rest of us that life is not
Theological Core Exercises
How attending to our theological center helps us remember who we are.
a generic sacred. Rather, Christian spirituality refers to the Christian life as caught up in the life of the triune God. Theological core exercises concern
Four-Star General: Military More Cautious About Faith
General Roger Brady (USAF, Ret.) thinks soldiers are becoming more religious but the armed forces are more uncertain about religious expression.
the Air Force Times has noted that Hernandez has posted a blog saying Christian service members Sometimes I remind people of the life of Saint Francis of Assisi as illustrative of one
Jan Peterson: My Life as a Pastor’s Wife
Eugene and I spent years serving others. Our giving often multiplied itself in unexpected ways.
Opinion | Church. Jan Peterson: My Life as a Pastor's Wife. Eugene and I spent years serving others. You go on out to the porch.”. Those visits had a profound influence on my life.
God’s Call to a Reluctant Suburbanite
I craved life in a city center or a rural idyll. He wanted me to hunger after him instead.
Indeed, as Albert Hsu writes in The Suburban Christian, “God needs suburban Christians who are willing to take a sharp look at Now, life has settled into some sort of suburban rhythm.
Eugene Peterson Has Completed His Long Obedience
Family says Message author joyfully looked toward heaven as he neared death, saying, “Let’s go.”
He was the author more than 30 books, including the bestselling A Long Obedience in the Same Direction, where he explored discipleship and perseverance in the Christian life.
Richard Foster: Effort Is Not the Opposite of Grace
As he retires from public ministry, the ‘Celebration of Discipline’ author reflects on the heart of spiritual formation.
copies and has been translated into 25 languages—launched a ministry of speaking, writing, and teaching on spiritual formation and the classic spiritual disciplines of the Christian life.
The News Won’t Set You Free (Even If It’s ‘Christian’)
How round-the-clock headlines distort our focus on eternity.
Readers can then get on with life, instead of hanging suspended until the next There are already Christian opinion journals and Christian columnists and Christian bloggers who want to
Preoccupied with Love: Lifting High Evangelism Again
An interview with Sherry Harney.
Personal testimonies that include the story of Jesus are life changing. Throw a party or plan a dinner and invite some warm and loving Christian friends and some of the amazing people
Rethinking Our Relationship with the News
Both religion and politics have complicated it. How do we start fresh?
what we believe, but we owe it to our neighbors and to our Christian witness to Bible itself, rather than outside commentary, to understand how to apply its principles in one's own life.