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The Church’s Response to the Opioid Crisis: Practical Tool Kit for Faith-Based Leaders
A new resource from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
well as the faith-based community. We are losing a generation of people to a disease we are capable of combating. But are North American churches
Unapologetically Pro-Life—From the Moment of Conception Until the Last Breath on Earth
Being pro-life goes from the womb to the tomb, and Christians need to be unapologetic about those values.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention regularly releases a surveillance report indicating the number of abortions performed in the US each year.
Love & Marriage… Go Together Like… A Few Comments on the Covenantal Practice Today
Marriage is a created good, is not a ‘must,’ isn’t easy.
According to a report issued by the Center for Disease Control in March of 2016, when prompted to respond to the statement “marriage has not worked out for most people I know
When the Gift of Intelligence Becomes the Burden of Alzheimer’sSubscriber Access Only
The strength of human intellect also makes it fragile.
tameness of the animals. A few years prior to the trip, my dad had been diagnosed with early-onset Alzheimer's disease. He was 61. My brothers and
Jimmy Carter at Liberty Is 2018’s Most Surprising Yet Hopeful Commencement Speaker
How the president on the other side of the Moral Majority ended up invited to its unofficial headquarters.
Through the Carter Center, he has continued his international humanitarian work in disease eradication, conflict resolution, human rights, and the promotion of democracy.
Don't Just Stand There, Say Something: Intention vs. Action in Evangelism
Simply praying for the lost is not enough.
verse following our Matthew 9, it says that Jesus “...called to him his twelve disciples and gave them authority over unclean spirits, to cast them out, and to heal every disease and every
God Hates Abuse
There’s more to the scriptural picture behind “I hate divorce.”
According to a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 2011 survey of more than 12,000 women, 22 percent of women in the US have experienced severe physical violence at the
Violence Against Women Begins in the Womb
Why female feticide threatens the social order.
characteristics are identified. Originally, the purpose was to screen out embryos with a genetic disease, but it's now used widely for sex selection. Americans from
Is Addiction a Disease? Yes, and Much MoreSubscriber Access Only
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.
When the Rohingya Came, This Christian Hospital Was Ready
After decades shut out of refugee camps, medical missionaries in Bangladesh offer expert care to those who fled Myanmar.
After decades shut out of refugee camps, medical missionaries in Bangladesh offer expert care to those who fled Myanmar.
Jesus Showed Up in My Anatomy LabSubscriber Access Only
What dissecting bodies taught me about the passion story and life after death.
As we study anatomy, we are also reminded of family and friends who may suffer from disease or injury, or who may be approaching their time of death.
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
Realizing My Addiction Had Chosen Me Began My Road to RecoverySubscriber Access Only
Framing addiction as a chronic disease gives a broader framework for understanding.
Framing addiction as a chronic disease gives a broader framework for understanding. More on opioid addiction: The Best Dressed Drug Dealers Is Addiction a Disease?
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
Recent Research on End-of-Life Issues Reveal Holes in Our Theology
If we are pro-life, we are anti-assisted suicide.
In the survey, 67% of Americans agree with the statement, “When a person is facing a painful terminal disease, it is morally acceptable to ask for a physician's aid in taking his or her
The Painful Questions about Genetics and RaceSubscriber Access Only
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
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
The Clergy Behind Science as We Know ItSubscriber Access Only
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 Promise and Failure of AntibioticsSubscriber Access Only
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
The AIDS Epidemic and the Refugee Crisis: Faithfulness, Not Fear, Is Our Call
When a situation is not understood, the Christian response is often defined by fear.
|. Ed Stetzer. Image: James Gordon / Wikipedia. 0; tweet; share; email; print. In New York City in the early 1980's medical doctors began to diagnose a strange and frightening disease.
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How the Spirit Sets Us Up for Holiness
How the Spirit Sets Us Up for Holiness
The same Spirit that descended on the disciples at Pentecost empowers our devotion to God.
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