The Peace Cross May Get to Stay, But Not Because It’s ‘Secular’
After the Supreme Court’s oral arguments, Christian legal experts weigh in on the symbol.
No, we do not want to see the Supreme Court rule that the cross is a secular symbol. First, this position seems somewhat disingenuous to many Americans. Yes, the cross can stand as
Mary, Mary, Not Quite So Contrary
Finding common ground so that the Virgin Mary becomes less of a battleground.
We will be sinless. We will be justified, sanctified, and glorified. So she doesn't presently stand out from the “cloud of witnesses” as disproportionately as Mary Z's fans suppose.
China Shuts Down Another Big Beijing Church
Shouwang Church, which famously kept meeting outdoors after losing its pastor and worship space, is the fourth major unregistered congregation to be forcibly closed in recent months.
China Shuts Down Another Big Beijing Church. International.
Don’t Worry, There Are More Demons Than You Think
What Halloween gets right about spirits and why Christians have nothing to be afraid of.
When overwhelmed at the powers of evil before us, we remember how the greatest powers of evil behind us could only unite And his bruised heel is proof that they don't stand a chance.
I Told My Husband I Had Feelings for Another Man
When we finally spoke face-to-face, his exact words were, “I get it. He’s scratching an itch that I can’t right now.”
Everything is uncovered and laid bare before the eyes of him to whom we must give account Stand firm, then, and do not let yourselves be burdened again by a yoke of slavery” (Gal.
Stepping Back Before Speaking Out
In solitude, we turn our face toward God who so loves this world.
She's felt the resentment, the sense of injustice we've all felt at times. I've seen her stand up in city council meetings and say tough things with gentle, grace-filled passion.
Should Christians Quote Muhammad?
Asia Bibi’s acquittal may model how to persuade Muslims of religious freedom.
“We are the 'people of the book' who are to stand upon the scriptures that we possess,” Shenk said, using the title the Qur'an gives to Christians and Jews.
The Most Wonderfully Painful Time of the Year
Christmas reminds us that faith in the future does not erase our pain in the present.
shelves. We leave no space for darkness. parts. He came to show us how to stand alone and together, how to weep and wonder, how to die and be resurrected.
The Gift of Seeing
To see the potential and dignity in every person is a gift we must receive and then cultivate.
It was their sense of “goodness” that made them blind to each person as an image-bearer, causing them to stand in opposition to the very mission We see what may be hidden to others.
I Was a Comedian First and an Atheist Second
Until God showed me that there’s more to life than making people laugh.
But as I walked from my office to the restaurant we had chosen, I didn't feel a trace of anxiety Michael Ray Kingsbury is a stand-up comedian and comedic storyteller living in Vermont.
A New Guild Aims to Equip Women and Amplify Orthodoxy
An interview with Pelican Project members Karen Swallow Prior, Kristie Anyabwile, and Tish Harrison Warren.
Orthodoxy, in the words of CS Lewis, is “the same old thing.” But we believe that this old (even ancient) “thing” is the truth of the universe, the reality on which we all stand, and the place
A Carol for the Despairing
Penned during the Civil War, Longfellow's "I Heard the Bells on Christmas Day" is a carol for our age.
How do we keep going in a world that has been gripped by despair for thousands of years? In Ezekiel 2, the prophet finds himself at the feet of the living God. “Son of man, stand up on
When the Word Becomes Words
Ann Voskamp and photographer Esther Havens document the moment a new Bible translation arrives in a rural Kenyan community.
children, to sink wells and plant churches for nomadic herdsmen and stand up an emergency response system. “The Bible is the foundation,” Gargule tells me. “How can we give a
A God Veiled in Time and Space but Revealed in Christ
If God wants us to believe in him, why doesn’t he come out of hiding?
There is no use saying you choose to lie down when it has become impossible to stand up. That will not be the time for choosing; it will be the time when we discover which side we
Being Cordial Even When We Think Differently
We must walk in the footsteps of Jesus. To do this, we will learn to love those we disagree with.
other. Or when we stand on the opposite side of the aisle, we hate each other. If we have an honest disagreement, it must ignite into some kind of combat.